The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Firewall
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 12
Contract jobs citing Firewall 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford - - 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year -9.43% +50.00%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 4 9 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 10.00% 34.62% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Median daily rate £155 £280 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.64% -25.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -72.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Firewall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Bedford

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Firewall in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Bedford

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Bedford