The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 30 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.23% 0.52% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.41% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £21.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -20.90%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 7.59% 3.09% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 3
Average daily rate £350 £465 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.73% +304.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £465 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Bradford region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) OPNET
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
2 2 (28.57%) TippingPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) WebCenter
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) CCDP
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) HPUX
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 2 (28.57%) ATM
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WLAN
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) BGP
2 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
1 2 (28.57%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) HPUX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Lisp
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) CCDP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) OPNET
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) BMC
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
1 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
1 2 (28.57%) TippingPoint
1 2 (28.57%) F5