The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 52 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 51 56 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.77% 3.43% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.18% 23.93% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 9
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £460 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -18.44%
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
181 234 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.37% 14.34% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 164 71
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £293 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £533 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £115.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -84.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 73 (57.48%) Cisco
2 40 (31.50%) Network Security
3 39 (30.71%) VMware
4 37 (29.13%) Linux
5 34 (26.77%) Microsoft
6 32 (25.20%) Palo Alto
7 30 (23.62%) Windows
8 29 (22.83%) DNS
9 27 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (20.47%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (18.90%) LAN
11 24 (18.90%) WAN
12 23 (18.11%) CCNP
13 22 (17.32%) Citrix
14 21 (16.54%) Reverse Proxy
14 21 (16.54%) Enterprise Architecture
14 21 (16.54%) Vulnerability Management
15 20 (15.75%) VPN
15 20 (15.75%) CheckPoint
16 19 (14.96%) F5
16 19 (14.96%) Windows Server
17 18 (14.17%) Intel Security
17 18 (14.17%) MS Excel
17 18 (14.17%) Load Balancing
18 17 (13.39%) Active Directory
18 17 (13.39%) BGP
18 17 (13.39%) MPLS
18 17 (13.39%) Migration
19 16 (12.60%) Fortinet
20 15 (11.81%) Information Assurance

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.30%) Apache
2 7 (5.51%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.72%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (4.72%) Confluence
3 6 (4.72%) GlassFish
3 6 (4.72%) nginx
3 6 (4.72%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.94%) SAS
5 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.79%) IIS
6 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (14.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.72%) Office 365
2 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.57%) IaaS
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 40 (31.50%) Network Security
2 29 (22.83%) DNS
3 24 (18.90%) LAN
3 24 (18.90%) WAN
4 21 (16.54%) Reverse Proxy
5 20 (15.75%) VPN
6 17 (13.39%) BGP
6 17 (13.39%) MPLS
7 14 (11.02%) SSL
8 13 (10.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (10.24%) Internet
9 12 (9.45%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (8.66%) FTP
10 11 (8.66%) OSPF
11 8 (6.30%) DHCP
12 6 (4.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (4.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (4.72%) VLAN
13 5 (3.94%) SSH
13 5 (3.94%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.51%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.72%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.72%) Redis
4 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.57%) MySQL
6 1 (0.79%) Informix
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.79%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (6.30%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.51%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.72%) Gitweb
3 6 (4.72%) JIRA
4 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.79%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 9 (7.09%) Finance
2 7 (5.51%) Games
3 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.15%) Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) International Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (23.62%) Network Engineer
2 17 (13.39%) Technical Leader
3 13 (10.24%) Architect
4 12 (9.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (7.87%) Administrator
6 9 (7.09%) Analyst
6 9 (7.09%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (7.09%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Security Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Cisco Architect
9 6 (4.72%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Design Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Security Analyst
9 6 (4.72%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) VMware Architect
10 5 (3.94%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.94%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.30%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (4.72%) LAPP Stack
2 6 (4.72%) Node.js
3 2 (1.57%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (1.57%) Middleware
3 2 (1.57%) Servlets
4 1 (0.79%) .NET
4 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.79%) CSS
4 1 (0.79%) ELK Stack
4 1 (0.79%) HTML
4 1 (0.79%) J2EE
4 1 (0.79%) LAMP
4 1 (0.79%) React
4 1 (0.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.72%) Algorithms
2 6 (4.72%) Cryptography
3 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Licensing
4 4 (3.15%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.15%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.36%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.36%) Replication
6 2 (1.57%) PKI
6 2 (1.57%) SCADA
6 2 (1.57%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.57%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.79%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.79%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.79%) IVR
7 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.13%) Linux
2 30 (23.62%) Windows
3 19 (14.96%) Windows Server
4 11 (8.66%) Unix
5 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.51%) CentOS
7 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.57%) AIX
8 2 (1.57%) HPUX
8 2 (1.57%) SUSE
9 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.54%) Enterprise Architecture
1 21 (16.54%) Vulnerability Management
2 18 (14.17%) Load Balancing
3 17 (13.39%) Migration
4 15 (11.81%) Information Assurance
5 14 (11.02%) DevOps
6 11 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (8.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (6.30%) High Availability
8 7 (5.51%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (4.72%) Kanban
9 6 (4.72%) Scrum
9 6 (4.72%) Security Patching
10 5 (3.94%) ERP
10 5 (3.94%) Information Security
10 5 (3.94%) ITIL
10 5 (3.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.94%) Software Licensing
10 5 (3.94%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.45%) PHP
2 11 (8.66%) SQL
3 9 (7.09%) Java
4 6 (4.72%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.94%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.57%) Python
7 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.79%) C
7 1 (0.79%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 26 (20.47%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (18.11%) CCNP
3 14 (11.02%) CCNA
4 9 (7.09%) JNCIS
4 9 (7.09%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.94%) CCIE
6 4 (3.15%) CISA
6 4 (3.15%) CISSP
7 3 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.57%) CCDA
8 2 (1.57%) CISM
9 1 (0.79%) CCDE
9 1 (0.79%) GSEC
9 1 (0.79%) GSLC
9 1 (0.79%) GSNA
9 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.79%) MCSE
9 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.79%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.79%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (13.39%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.09%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.72%) NFS
4 6 (4.72%) Squid
5 5 (3.94%) vCloud
6 3 (2.36%) Firmware
6 3 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.57%) Docker
7 2 (1.57%) KVM
7 2 (1.57%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.57%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.57%) vSphere
7 2 (1.57%) Xen
7 2 (1.57%) XenApp
7 2 (1.57%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.79%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (5.51%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.72%) Ansible
2 6 (4.72%) Grafana
2 6 (4.72%) Graphite
2 6 (4.72%) Graylog
2 6 (4.72%) HAProxy
2 6 (4.72%) Icinga
2 6 (4.72%) Nagios
2 6 (4.72%) StatsD
2 6 (4.72%) Terraform
3 5 (3.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (3.94%) Puppet
3 5 (3.94%) vMotion
4 2 (1.57%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.79%) OPNET
5 1 (0.79%) SCCM
5 1 (0.79%) SCOM
5 1 (0.79%) vRealize
5 1 (0.79%) WMI
Vendors
1 73 (57.48%) Cisco
2 39 (30.71%) VMware
3 34 (26.77%) Microsoft
4 32 (25.20%) Palo Alto
5 22 (17.32%) Citrix
6 20 (15.75%) CheckPoint
7 19 (14.96%) F5
8 18 (14.17%) Intel Security
9 16 (12.60%) Fortinet
10 15 (11.81%) Red Hat
11 11 (8.66%) Juniper
11 11 (8.66%) Oracle
12 9 (7.09%) HP
12 9 (7.09%) Sourcefire
13 7 (5.51%) EMC
14 6 (4.72%) Dell
14 6 (4.72%) New Relic
15 5 (3.94%) NETGEAR
15 5 (3.94%) SonicWALL
16 4 (3.15%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Interact Consulting
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