Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 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
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 37 38
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.60% 1.09% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.25% 9.38% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Leicester median daily rate £525 £231 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +127.03% -7.50% -
10th Percentile £219 £171 £225
90th Percentile £538 £287 £275
Leicestershire median daily rate £525 £300 £250
% change year-on-year +75.00% +20.00% +28.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Leicester median hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.22% - -
Leicestershire median hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +122.22% - -

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leicester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 69 32 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 22.04% 11.68% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 19 21
Leicester median daily rate £280 £300 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +2.56% -16.43%
10th Percentile £114 £157 £180
90th Percentile £470 £424 £419
Leicestershire median daily rate £280 £258 £281
% change year-on-year +8.64% -8.44% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
Leicester median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +8.11% -7.50%
10th Percentile £16.15 £14.45 £11.63
90th Percentile £44.25 £39.50 £23.75
Leicestershire median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -18.75% -13.51% -7.50%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Leicester

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Leicester

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Leicester over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Leicester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Leicester

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Broadband
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) HSRP
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) LDAP
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Aruba
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Meraki
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds