Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for FirePass skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FirePass over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

F5 Networks FirePass
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 889 891
Contract jobs citing FirePass 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.012% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
UK median daily rate - £455 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +73.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £455 £263
% change year-on-year - +73.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FirePass 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 14137 16320 15778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.71% 15.50% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8593 9844 9128
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 746 837 1018
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.82 £48.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.27 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -26.92% +19.05% +5.00%

FirePass
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing FirePass as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for FirePass in the UK

FirePass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FirePass in the UK