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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for pfSense skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited pfSense over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 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.

pfSense
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 87 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing pfSense 2 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.15% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
10th Percentile £293 - -
25th Percentile £319 - -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 - -
75th Percentile £419 - -
90th Percentile £438 - -
England median daily rate £375 - -

pfSense is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 228 178 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.64% 18.82% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 118 68
10th Percentile £126 £100 £181
25th Percentile £163 £140 £267
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £256 £308 £386
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% -20.39% -3.44%
75th Percentile £440 £419 £450
90th Percentile £516 £524 £511
England median daily rate £525 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +5.53% +4.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 23
10th Percentile £9.17 £9.00 £9.10
25th Percentile £13.28 £9.52 £10.83
Median hourly rate £17.38 £12.00 £13.00
Median % change year-on-year +44.79% -7.69% -3.70%
75th Percentile £22.75 £15.00 £17.50
90th Percentile £23.58 £15.88 £20.65
England median hourly rate £18.68 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -6.63% +21.21% +1.54%

pfSense
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing pfSense as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for pfSense in the East Midlands

pfSense
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing pfSense in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for pfSense in the East Midlands

pfSense
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing pfSense in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for pfSense in the East Midlands

pfSense
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing pfSense within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Northamptonshire - 1 £300 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 -
pfSense
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing pfSense also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for pfSense.

1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL

pfSense
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon ECS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EKS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (50.00%) AWS
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Fargate
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (50.00%) GCP
1 1 (50.00%) Route 53
1 1 (50.00%) Serverless
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) GLBP
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) SD-WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Auto-Scaling
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Management
1 1 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HP APS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) CloudForms
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) Terraform
1 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Meraki
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Zscaler