Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 24 32
Rank change year-on-year -19 +8 +12
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.25% 4.62% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.51% 31.11% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Leicester median daily rate £173 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.00% -9.09% -31.25%
10th Percentile £159 £225 £263
90th Percentile £184 £275 £288
Leicestershire median daily rate £283 £290 £400
% change year-on-year -2.59% -27.50% -28.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Leicester median hourly rate - £13.50 £13.50
Leicestershire median hourly rate - £13.50 £13.50

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 Leicester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 47 45 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 14.69% 14.85% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 26
Leicester median daily rate £250 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - -14.29%
10th Percentile £158 £229 £180
90th Percentile £328 £420 £400
Leicestershire median daily rate £265 £290 £300
% change year-on-year -8.62% -3.33% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Leicester median hourly rate £17.75 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.46% - -18.18%
10th Percentile £14.20 £10.70 £12.80
90th Percentile £19.20 £38.75 £23.90
Leicestershire median hourly rate £13.43 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -0.52% - -

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 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 21 July 2017, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Broadband
2 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (25.00%) HSRP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) ITSM
1 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
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