Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 26 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 37 45
Rank change year-on-year -18 +8 +11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 11 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.99% 3.67% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.34% 25.68% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 6
Leicestershire median daily rate £283 £290 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% -27.50% -28.89%
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Leicestershire median hourly rate - £13.50 £13.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £19.94 £16.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year +19.03% -6.94% +30.91%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 97 74 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 17.54% 14.29% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 39 41
Leicestershire median daily rate £275 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.17% -3.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £158 £150 £135
90th Percentile £400 £456 £400
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £328
% change year-on-year -13.33% +14.50% -6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
Leicestershire median hourly rate £13.43 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.52% - -
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.65 £12.75
90th Percentile £18.60 £23.25 £22.38
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.07% -3.33% +11.11%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Leicestershire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Leicestershire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Leicestershire

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Leicestershire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -15 4 £173 -31.00%
Hinckley - 3 £274 -
Firewall
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
5 3 (27.27%) VLAN
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) Meraki
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) CCNA
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (27.27%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) NetApp
5 3 (27.27%) MPLS
5 3 (27.27%) OSPF
5 3 (27.27%) Sophos
5 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
6 2 (18.18%) TACACS
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Forcepoint
6 2 (18.18%) BGP
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Migration

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (9.09%) GroupWise
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) G Suite
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
2 3 (27.27%) MPLS
2 3 (27.27%) OSPF
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) VLAN
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) ADSL
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) SNMP
3 2 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (18.18%) TACACS
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) IT Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Network Support
2 2 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (18.18%) Email Filtering
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Network Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITSM
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
4 1 (9.09%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (9.09%) CCDP
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) BitLocker
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
4 3 (27.27%) Meraki
4 3 (27.27%) NetApp
4 3 (27.27%) Sophos
5 2 (18.18%) Aruba
5 2 (18.18%) Avaya
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Forcepoint
5 2 (18.18%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
6 1 (9.09%) Google
6 1 (9.09%) Juniper
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Northgate
6 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
6 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
6 1 (9.09%) Veeam