The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 30 38 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.54% 2.22% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 12.24% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £375 £250 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-19.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 49 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.41% 18.15% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 15
Median daily rate £250 £275 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £115 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £293 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £37.50 £23.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Leicestershire region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Leicestershire region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +8 2 £231 - 2
Hinckley - 1 - - 1
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Wireless
3 4 (36.36%) CCNP
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Network Management
3 4 (36.36%) Meraki
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
4 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 3 (27.27%) Sophos
4 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
4 3 (27.27%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (18.18%) Forcepoint
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 2 (18.18%) Email Filtering
5 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (18.18%) NX-OS
5 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Wireless
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) NX-OS
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Local Government
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) IT Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) CMDB
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (18.18%) Email Filtering
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) CCDP
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Meraki
3 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
3 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 3 (27.27%) Sophos
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Forcepoint
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
5 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Veeam
5 1 (9.09%) VMware