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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 54 54 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 55 52 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.84% 3.10% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.23% 22.51% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 38 9
Median daily rate £400 £363 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +61.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £297 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £460 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +0.11%
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
202 231 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.09% 13.78% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 163 78
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 1
Median hourly rate £12.36 £17.50 £115.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.37% -84.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 70 (58.82%) Cisco
2 42 (35.29%) VMware
3 37 (31.09%) Network Security
4 35 (29.41%) Linux
5 34 (28.57%) Palo Alto
6 31 (26.05%) Windows
6 31 (26.05%) Microsoft
7 29 (24.37%) DNS
8 28 (23.53%) WAN
8 28 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (22.69%) LAN
10 26 (21.85%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (21.01%) CheckPoint
12 23 (19.33%) VPN
12 23 (19.33%) CCNP
13 22 (18.49%) Load Balancing
14 20 (16.81%) Windows Server
15 18 (15.13%) BGP
16 17 (14.29%) Migration
16 17 (14.29%) Active Directory
16 17 (14.29%) Citrix
17 16 (13.45%) SSL
17 16 (13.45%) MPLS
17 16 (13.45%) Reverse Proxy
17 16 (13.45%) Fortinet
17 16 (13.45%) Enterprise Architecture
17 16 (13.45%) F5
17 16 (13.45%) Vulnerability Management
18 15 (12.61%) MS Excel
18 15 (12.61%) SQL Server

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 6 (5.04%) Apache
1 6 (5.04%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.20%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (4.20%) Confluence
2 5 (4.20%) GlassFish
2 5 (4.20%) nginx
2 5 (4.20%) OpenStack
2 5 (4.20%) SAS
3 2 (1.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (12.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) Office 365
2 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.68%) IaaS
2 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 37 (31.09%) Network Security
2 29 (24.37%) DNS
3 28 (23.53%) WAN
4 27 (22.69%) LAN
5 23 (19.33%) VPN
6 18 (15.13%) BGP
7 16 (13.45%) MPLS
7 16 (13.45%) Reverse Proxy
7 16 (13.45%) SSL
8 14 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (11.76%) Internet
9 12 (10.08%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (10.08%) OSPF
10 9 (7.56%) FTP
11 7 (5.88%) DHCP
12 6 (5.04%) VRRP
13 5 (4.20%) DSL
13 5 (4.20%) iSCSI
13 5 (4.20%) SAN
13 5 (4.20%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.20%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.20%) Redis
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.68%) MySQL
6 1 (0.84%) Informix
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.84%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.04%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.20%) Gitweb
3 5 (4.20%) JIRA
4 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.84%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 8 (6.72%) Finance
2 7 (5.88%) Games
3 4 (3.36%) Banking
3 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.84%) Advertising
4 1 (0.84%) International Banking
4 1 (0.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (25.21%) Network Engineer
2 15 (12.61%) Architect
3 12 (10.08%) Technical Leader
4 11 (9.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (9.24%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (7.56%) Administrator
5 9 (7.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (7.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (7.56%) Security Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) Analyst
6 8 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Cisco Architect
8 6 (5.04%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Design Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Security Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) VMware Architect
9 5 (4.20%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.36%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (4.20%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (4.20%) Node.js
3 2 (1.68%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (1.68%) Middleware
3 2 (1.68%) Servlets
4 1 (0.84%) ELK Stack
4 1 (0.84%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.04%) Algorithms
2 6 (5.04%) Cryptography
3 5 (4.20%) Digital Media
3 5 (4.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Licensing
4 4 (3.36%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.52%) Replication
6 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.68%) SCADA
6 2 (1.68%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.84%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.84%) Clustering
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.84%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.84%) IVR
7 1 (0.84%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.84%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 35 (29.41%) Linux
2 31 (26.05%) Windows
3 20 (16.81%) Windows Server
4 10 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (6.72%) Unix
6 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.04%) CentOS
8 2 (1.68%) AIX
8 2 (1.68%) HPUX
8 2 (1.68%) SUSE
9 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.49%) Load Balancing
2 17 (14.29%) Migration
3 16 (13.45%) Enterprise Architecture
3 16 (13.45%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (10.08%) DevOps
4 12 (10.08%) Information Assurance
5 11 (9.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (6.72%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (6.72%) High Availability
7 7 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.04%) ERP
9 5 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.20%) CRM
9 5 (4.20%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 5 (4.20%) Kanban
9 5 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.20%) Scrum
9 5 (4.20%) Security Patching
9 5 (4.20%) Software Licensing
9 5 (4.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.24%) PHP
1 11 (9.24%) SQL
2 8 (6.72%) Java
3 6 (5.04%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.20%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.84%) C
5 1 (0.84%) Lisp
5 1 (0.84%) Perl
5 1 (0.84%) Python
5 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (21.85%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (19.33%) CCNP
3 14 (11.76%) CCNA
4 10 (8.40%) Security Cleared
5 9 (7.56%) JNCIS
6 5 (4.20%) CCIE
7 3 (2.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.68%) CCDA
8 2 (1.68%) CISA
8 2 (1.68%) CISSP
8 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.84%) CCDE
9 1 (0.84%) Degree
9 1 (0.84%) GSEC
9 1 (0.84%) GSLC
9 1 (0.84%) GSNA
9 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.84%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.84%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.20%) NFS
4 5 (4.20%) Squid
4 5 (4.20%) vCloud
5 3 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.52%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.68%) Docker
6 2 (1.68%) Firmware
6 2 (1.68%) KVM
6 2 (1.68%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.68%) vSphere
6 2 (1.68%) Xen
6 2 (1.68%) XenApp
7 1 (0.84%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.84%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) Ansible
1 5 (4.20%) Grafana
1 5 (4.20%) Graphite
1 5 (4.20%) Graylog
1 5 (4.20%) HAProxy
1 5 (4.20%) Icinga
1 5 (4.20%) Nagios
1 5 (4.20%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 5 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.20%) StatsD
1 5 (4.20%) Terraform
1 5 (4.20%) vMotion
2 4 (3.36%) Puppet
3 2 (1.68%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.84%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.84%) OPNET
4 1 (0.84%) SCCM
4 1 (0.84%) WMI
4 1 (0.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (58.82%) Cisco
2 42 (35.29%) VMware
3 34 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 31 (26.05%) Microsoft
5 25 (21.01%) CheckPoint
6 17 (14.29%) Citrix
7 16 (13.45%) F5
7 16 (13.45%) Fortinet
8 14 (11.76%) Intel Security
8 14 (11.76%) Red Hat
9 11 (9.24%) Juniper
10 10 (8.40%) HP
10 10 (8.40%) Oracle
11 9 (7.56%) Sourcefire
12 7 (5.88%) EMC
13 6 (5.04%) Dell
14 5 (4.20%) NETGEAR
14 5 (4.20%) New Relic
14 5 (4.20%) SonicWALL
14 5 (4.20%) Splunk
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