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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 47 70 36
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -34
Contract jobs citing Firewall 51 19 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.87% 1.63% 4.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.18% 16.10% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 7 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £248 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £368 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -7.31%
Firewall
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
220 118 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.69% 10.11% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 77 103
Average daily rate £288 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.87% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £393 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -36.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £21.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £21.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 45 (55.56%) Cisco
2 22 (27.16%) Java
3 21 (25.93%) Jenkins
4 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (24.69%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (24.69%) Configuration Management
5 19 (23.46%) TDD
6 18 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (22.22%) Smartcard
6 18 (22.22%) Workflow
7 17 (20.99%) UNIX
7 17 (20.99%) Splunk
8 16 (19.75%) CCNP
8 16 (19.75%) CCNA
9 15 (18.52%) SSL
9 15 (18.52%) Red Hat
9 15 (18.52%) ITIL
9 15 (18.52%) Oracle
9 15 (18.52%) Linux
9 15 (18.52%) LDAP
9 15 (18.52%) LAN
9 15 (18.52%) CentOS
10 14 (17.28%) Puppet
10 14 (17.28%) Windows
10 14 (17.28%) Service Management
11 13 (16.05%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (16.05%) Ansible
11 13 (16.05%) Incident Management
12 12 (14.81%) F5

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 6 (7.41%) Apache ServiceMix
2 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.70%) Apache
4 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.23%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (18.52%) SSL
2 15 (18.52%) LDAP
2 15 (18.52%) LAN
3 12 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 11 (13.58%) MPLS
4 11 (13.58%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (12.35%) WAN
5 10 (12.35%) BGP
5 10 (12.35%) EIGRP
6 9 (11.11%) VPN
7 7 (8.64%) SAN
8 6 (7.41%) OSPF
8 6 (7.41%) Network Security
8 6 (7.41%) HTTPS
9 5 (6.17%) DNS
9 5 (6.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (4.94%) HSRP
10 4 (4.94%) Internet
10 4 (4.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (7.41%) Pentaho
1 6 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.23%) Informix
3 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (25.93%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.64%) Subversion
3 6 (7.41%) JUnit
3 6 (7.41%) JMeter
3 6 (7.41%) QUnit
4 1 (1.23%) JIRA
4 1 (1.23%) Selenium
General
1 3 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Games
2 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Network Engineer
2 12 (14.81%) Developer
3 8 (9.88%) Java Developer
4 6 (7.41%) Lead Developer
4 6 (7.41%) Analyst
4 6 (7.41%) Technical Support
4 6 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 6 (7.41%) Lead Java Developer
5 5 (6.17%) Designer
5 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (4.94%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Network Designer
7 3 (3.70%) Security Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Consultant
8 2 (2.47%) Architect
8 2 (2.47%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.47%) IT Consultant
8 2 (2.47%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) Hibernate
1 6 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
1 6 (7.41%) JRules
1 6 (7.41%) Ajax
1 6 (7.41%) JSON
1 6 (7.41%) jQuery
1 6 (7.41%) JPA
1 6 (7.41%) Drools
1 6 (7.41%) J2EE
1 6 (7.41%) XML
1 6 (7.41%) REST
1 6 (7.41%) Mustache
1 6 (7.41%) Apache Camel
2 2 (2.47%) HTML
2 2 (2.47%) Middleware
2 2 (2.47%) CSS
2 2 (2.47%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.22%) Smartcard
2 6 (7.41%) PKI
2 6 (7.41%) BYOD
3 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.47%) CCTV
4 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.47%) IBM XIV
4 2 (2.47%) NHS
4 2 (2.47%) Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.23%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.99%) UNIX
2 15 (18.52%) Linux
2 15 (18.52%) CentOS
3 14 (17.28%) Windows
4 10 (12.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (11.11%) Ubuntu
6 6 (7.41%) Android
6 6 (7.41%) Apple iOS
6 6 (7.41%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.47%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.47%) HPUX
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) Configuration Management
1 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (23.46%) TDD
3 18 (22.22%) Workflow
4 15 (18.52%) ITIL
5 14 (17.28%) Service Management
6 13 (16.05%) Incident Management
7 9 (11.11%) Load Balancing
8 7 (8.64%) Project Management
9 6 (7.41%) MVC
9 6 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (6.17%) Migration
11 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.94%) Network Design
12 3 (3.70%) Information Security
12 3 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2
12 3 (3.70%) Validation
13 2 (2.47%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.16%) Java
2 8 (9.88%) PHP
3 7 (8.64%) SQL
4 6 (7.41%) Python
4 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.41%) C#
5 4 (4.94%) Lisp
6 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (24.69%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (19.75%) CCNP
2 16 (19.75%) CCNA
3 6 (7.41%) CCDP
3 6 (7.41%) CISSP
3 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.94%) CCSA
4 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.94%) CCIE
5 3 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.47%) GIAC
6 2 (2.47%) CCSP
6 2 (2.47%) MCSE
6 2 (2.47%) MCSA
6 2 (2.47%) CCDA
6 2 (2.47%) CCSE
6 2 (2.47%) CEH
6 2 (2.47%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
1 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.88%) vSphere
3 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.70%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.47%) NFS
5 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.23%) iptables
Systems Management
1 14 (17.28%) Puppet
2 13 (16.05%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (16.05%) Ansible
3 6 (7.41%) AirWatch
3 6 (7.41%) OpenIDM
4 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (4.94%) OPNET
5 2 (2.47%) Nagios
5 2 (2.47%) Cacti
5 2 (2.47%) Opsview
5 2 (2.47%) Graphite
5 2 (2.47%) vMotion
6 1 (1.23%) Salt
6 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 45 (55.56%) Cisco
2 17 (20.99%) Splunk
3 15 (18.52%) Red Hat
3 15 (18.52%) Oracle
4 12 (14.81%) VMware
4 12 (14.81%) F5
5 10 (12.35%) CheckPoint
6 6 (7.41%) IBM
6 6 (7.41%) HP
7 4 (4.94%) Blue Coat
7 4 (4.94%) BMC
7 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.94%) TippingPoint
8 3 (3.70%) NetApp
9 2 (2.47%) Syncsort
9 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.23%) EMC
10 1 (1.23%) Juniper
10 1 (1.23%) McAfee
10 1 (1.23%) Clearswift
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago