The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for FirePass skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FirePass over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

F5 Networks FirePass
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 603
Contract jobs citing FirePass 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - - 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FirePass 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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6035 7275 7369
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.51% 14.73% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3739 4421 4072
Median daily rate £405 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 307 412
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.66 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.65% +6.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for FirePass in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FirePass in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FirePass in England