Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 51 52
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.29% 1.86% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 12.66% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
Leicestershire median daily rate £525 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.00% +20.00% +28.21%
10th Percentile £292 £224 £228
90th Percentile £550 £475 £300
East Midlands median daily rate £370 £338 £313
% change year-on-year +9.63% +8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Leicestershire median hourly rate £30.00 - £13.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £19.94 £15.00
% change year-on-year +50.47% +32.92% -6.25%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 112 79 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 20.59% 14.71% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 52 38
Leicestershire median daily rate £265 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -9.09% -18.52%
10th Percentile £103 £81 £107
90th Percentile £453 £413 £438
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £335 £350
% change year-on-year -2.99% -4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 10
Leicestershire median hourly rate £12.13 £16.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.61% -25.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.69 £12.12
90th Percentile £42.88 £39.13 £38.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £17.03 £15.00
% change year-on-year -11.89% +13.50% -25.00%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 -1 5 £525 +127.03% 3
Firewall
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) MPLS
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 2 (28.57%) SIEM
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) Data Management
5 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
5 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (28.57%) SSCP
5 2 (28.57%) CISM
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) SOA

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 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Broadband
4 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 1 (14.29%) HSRP
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (28.57%) IT Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
2 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Email Filtering
2 2 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (28.57%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISM
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 2 (28.57%) GDPR
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) Aruba
5 1 (14.29%) Avaya
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) Meraki
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
5 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds