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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 18 22
Contract jobs citing Firewall 0 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester - 7.64% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 40.74% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -15.55% -25.00%  

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 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 24 27 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 13.64% 18.75% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 11
Median daily rate £250 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £338 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £18.25 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.16% +3.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 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 23 April 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) WAN Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
Leicester, Leicestershire
X4 Group
Rate: £150 - 180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago