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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 40 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.41% - 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% - 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£363 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £19.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+52.63% -6.17%
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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 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 6.91% 2.05% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Average daily rate £250 £600 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +140.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £18.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -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 5 May 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 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) OPNET
2 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 2 (33.33%) TippingPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) WebCenter
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) CCDP
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) ATM
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WLAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) HPUX
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (33.33%) ATM
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WLAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Designer
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) WebCenter
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) HPUX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Lisp
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) CCDP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) OPNET
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) BMC
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
1 2 (33.33%) TippingPoint
1 2 (33.33%) F5