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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 31 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.97% 1.68% 3.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 30.00% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £390 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £390 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+27.90% -17.30%
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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
20 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 9.66% 5.59% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Average daily rate £275 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £244 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £390 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.50 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.46% +28.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 2014, 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 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) SOA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft