The table below looks at the statistics for FirePass skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FirePass over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks FirePass
Rank - 631 615
Contract jobs citing FirePass 0 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.016% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.11% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £208 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -48.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £575 £400
% change year-on-year
- +43.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8594 8372 7295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.47% 15.01% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5221 4551 3870
Median daily rate £390 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 471 401
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

FirePass
Jobs Demand Trend

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

FirePass Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FirePass
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FirePass within the UK.

FirePass Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FirePass
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FirePass within the UK.

FirePass Hourly Rate Trend in the UK