The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 55 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 31 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.91% 2.48% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.38% 25.00% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 9
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£375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £374 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.88 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+10.77% -26.10%
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
145 96 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.62% 9.94% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 57 52
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £374 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £110.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -88.63%
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 Leeds

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 25 (42.37%) Cisco
2 16 (27.12%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (27.12%) LAN
3 14 (23.73%) Windows
3 14 (23.73%) CCNA
3 14 (23.73%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
5 12 (20.34%) F5
6 11 (18.64%) ITIL
7 10 (16.95%) Linux
7 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
7 10 (16.95%) Imperva
8 9 (15.25%) Network Design
8 9 (15.25%) CCNP
8 9 (15.25%) VPN
8 9 (15.25%) WAN
8 9 (15.25%) Red Hat
8 9 (15.25%) CheckPoint
8 9 (15.25%) Java
8 9 (15.25%) MPLS
8 9 (15.25%) VMware
9 8 (13.56%) Configuration Management
9 8 (13.56%) CentOS
10 7 (11.86%) Network Security
10 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
10 7 (11.86%) Subversion
10 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
10 7 (11.86%) BGP
10 7 (11.86%) UNIX
10 7 (11.86%) DNS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (8.47%) Apache ServiceMix
2 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) Apache
3 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) LAN
2 14 (23.73%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
4 9 (15.25%) VPN
4 9 (15.25%) WAN
4 9 (15.25%) MPLS
5 7 (11.86%) Network Security
5 7 (11.86%) BGP
5 7 (11.86%) DNS
6 6 (10.17%) OSPF
6 6 (10.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (8.47%) VPLS
7 5 (8.47%) HTTPS
7 5 (8.47%) SSL
8 4 (6.78%) Ethernet
8 4 (6.78%) EIGRP
9 3 (5.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (5.08%) Wireless
9 3 (5.08%) SAN
10 2 (3.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.47%) Pentaho
2 5 (8.47%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.69%) Redis
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
1 7 (11.86%) Subversion
1 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.47%) QUnit
2 5 (8.47%) JMeter
2 5 (8.47%) JUnit
3 1 (1.69%) Selenium
General
1 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Network Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Security Specialist
3 7 (11.86%) Architect
3 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 5 (8.47%) Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) IP Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.39%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) IT Security Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) IT Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) JRules
1 5 (8.47%) Ajax
1 5 (8.47%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (8.47%) JPA
1 5 (8.47%) Drools
1 5 (8.47%) JSON
1 5 (8.47%) jQuery
1 5 (8.47%) REST
1 5 (8.47%) Mustache
1 5 (8.47%) Apache Camel
1 5 (8.47%) Hibernate
1 5 (8.47%) J2EE
1 5 (8.47%) XML
2 3 (5.08%) Regular Expression
3 2 (3.39%) CSS
3 2 (3.39%) HTML
3 2 (3.39%) LAMP
3 2 (3.39%) Middleware
3 2 (3.39%) WebCenter
3 2 (3.39%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) PKI
1 5 (8.47%) Smartcard
2 2 (3.39%) CCTV
3 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Windows
2 10 (16.95%) Linux
3 8 (13.56%) CentOS
4 7 (11.86%) UNIX
5 5 (8.47%) Android
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Phone
5 5 (8.47%) Apple iOS
6 4 (6.78%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.39%) HPUX
7 2 (3.39%) Solaris
7 2 (3.39%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) ITIL
2 9 (15.25%) Network Design
3 8 (13.56%) Configuration Management
4 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.47%) TDD
5 5 (8.47%) Load Balancing
5 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.47%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (8.47%) MVC
5 5 (8.47%) Workflow
6 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.78%) Information Security
6 4 (6.78%) Project Management
7 3 (5.08%) Time Management
7 3 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.08%) SIEM
7 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.39%) Migration
8 2 (3.39%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) Java
2 6 (10.17%) SQL
3 5 (8.47%) PHP
3 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.47%) C#
3 5 (8.47%) Python
4 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.39%) C
6 2 (3.39%) Korn
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
7 1 (1.69%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (23.73%) CCNA
3 9 (15.25%) CCNP
4 6 (10.17%) CCDP
5 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.47%) CCSA
6 4 (6.78%) CISSP
7 3 (5.08%) JNCIP
7 3 (5.08%) JNCIE
7 3 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.39%) CCSP
8 2 (3.39%) CCDA
8 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.39%) MCSE
8 2 (3.39%) MCSA
8 2 (3.39%) GIAC
8 2 (3.39%) VCP5
8 2 (3.39%) VCAP
8 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.08%) HIPAA
2 3 (5.08%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (5.08%) SLA
3 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.08%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.39%) Samba
5 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) OpenIDM
2 3 (5.08%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.39%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.69%) Puppet
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.69%) OPNET
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) Cisco
2 12 (20.34%) F5
3 10 (16.95%) Imperva
4 9 (15.25%) Red Hat
4 9 (15.25%) CheckPoint
4 9 (15.25%) VMware
5 6 (10.17%) Oracle
6 5 (8.47%) Splunk
7 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.08%) Remedy
8 3 (5.08%) Juniper
9 2 (3.39%) NetApp
9 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.39%) Syncsort
10 1 (1.69%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.69%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.69%) TippingPoint
10 1 (1.69%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.69%) McAfee
10 1 (1.69%) BMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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