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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 54 61 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing Firewall 48 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.98% 1.92% 4.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% 13.99% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 20
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£350 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £379 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.75 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+3.73% -8.79%
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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
208 143 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.91% 13.74% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 89 72
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £206 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.04 - £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 59 (60.20%) Cisco
2 30 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (29.59%) CCNP
4 27 (27.55%) VMware
5 23 (23.47%) Load Balancing
5 23 (23.47%) CCNA
5 23 (23.47%) Internet
6 20 (20.41%) CheckPoint
7 19 (19.39%) UNIX
8 18 (18.37%) Windows
8 18 (18.37%) Linux
8 18 (18.37%) Network Security
8 18 (18.37%) Configuration Management
8 18 (18.37%) vSphere
8 18 (18.37%) F5
9 17 (17.35%) Jenkins
9 17 (17.35%) Service Management
9 17 (17.35%) Workflow
9 17 (17.35%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (17.35%) WAN
9 17 (17.35%) ITIL
9 17 (17.35%) DMZ
10 16 (16.33%) SAN
10 16 (16.33%) SSL
10 16 (16.33%) Java
10 16 (16.33%) LDAP
10 16 (16.33%) Incident Management
10 16 (16.33%) Smartcard
11 15 (15.31%) Oracle
11 15 (15.31%) Opscode Chef

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 8 (8.16%) IIS
2 2 (2.04%) Apache
2 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.02%) Node.js
3 1 (1.02%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.47%) Internet
2 18 (18.37%) Network Security
3 17 (17.35%) DMZ
3 17 (17.35%) WAN
4 16 (16.33%) LDAP
4 16 (16.33%) SSL
4 16 (16.33%) SAN
5 14 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (12.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (11.22%) NAS
8 9 (9.18%) VPN
9 8 (8.16%) MPLS
9 8 (8.16%) BGP
9 8 (8.16%) EIGRP
10 7 (7.14%) DNS
10 7 (7.14%) LAN
11 5 (5.10%) Ethernet
11 5 (5.10%) OSPF
11 5 (5.10%) FCoE
11 5 (5.10%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.02%) MySQL
3 1 (1.02%) Informix
3 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.02%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (17.35%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.02%) QUnit
3 1 (1.02%) JUnit
3 1 (1.02%) JMeter
3 1 (1.02%) Subversion
3 1 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 10 (10.20%) Finance
2 1 (1.02%) Games
2 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (31.63%) Network Engineer
2 13 (13.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (12.24%) Technical Support
4 9 (9.18%) Consultant
4 9 (9.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.16%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.14%) Developer
6 7 (7.14%) Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Lead Developer
7 6 (6.12%) Support Consultant
7 6 (6.12%) Lead Java Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Technical Support Consultant
8 5 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Administrator
10 3 (3.06%) Network Designer
10 3 (3.06%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.14%) XML
2 6 (6.12%) Web Services
3 4 (4.08%) SOAP
3 4 (4.08%) WSDL
4 3 (3.06%) .NET
5 1 (1.02%) J2EE
5 1 (1.02%) CSS
5 1 (1.02%) Middleware
5 1 (1.02%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.02%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.02%) JRules
5 1 (1.02%) Ajax
5 1 (1.02%) JSON
5 1 (1.02%) jQuery
5 1 (1.02%) JPA
5 1 (1.02%) Drools
5 1 (1.02%) REST
5 1 (1.02%) Mustache
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.33%) Smartcard
2 14 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.06%) NHS
5 3 (3.06%) Clustering
6 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.04%) IBM XIV
6 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.02%) BYOD
7 1 (1.02%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.02%) Symmetrix
7 1 (1.02%) PKI
7 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) UNIX
2 18 (18.37%) Windows
2 18 (18.37%) Linux
3 12 (12.24%) CentOS
4 10 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (10.20%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.02%) Android
6 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.47%) Load Balancing
2 18 (18.37%) Configuration Management
3 17 (17.35%) ITIL
3 17 (17.35%) Service Management
3 17 (17.35%) Workflow
3 17 (17.35%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (16.33%) Incident Management
5 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (14.29%) TDD
6 8 (8.16%) Project Management
7 5 (5.10%) DDoS Mitigation
8 4 (4.08%) Change Management
9 3 (3.06%) Validation
9 3 (3.06%) Migration
9 3 (3.06%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.06%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.06%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.06%) DevOps
10 2 (2.04%) ArchiMate
10 2 (2.04%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.33%) Java
2 5 (5.10%) PHP
3 4 (4.08%) SQL
4 3 (3.06%) Lisp
5 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.02%) Python
6 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.02%) Perl
6 1 (1.02%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (29.59%) CCNP
3 23 (23.47%) CCNA
4 6 (6.12%) CCIE
4 6 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.08%) CISSP
5 4 (4.08%) CCSP
6 3 (3.06%) CCDP
6 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.06%) MCSE
6 3 (3.06%) MCITP
6 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.04%) Degree
8 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.02%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.02%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.02%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.02%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (18.37%) vSphere
2 15 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.16%) NFS
3 8 (8.16%) Active Directory
4 6 (6.12%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.04%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (15.31%) Puppet
1 15 (15.31%) Ansible
1 15 (15.31%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.10%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (3.06%) OPNET
3 3 (3.06%) Salt
4 2 (2.04%) Opsview
4 2 (2.04%) Graphite
4 2 (2.04%) vMotion
4 2 (2.04%) SCCM
4 2 (2.04%) Cacti
4 2 (2.04%) Nagios
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.02%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.02%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 59 (60.20%) Cisco
2 27 (27.55%) VMware
3 20 (20.41%) CheckPoint
4 18 (18.37%) F5
5 15 (15.31%) Oracle
6 14 (14.29%) Splunk
7 12 (12.24%) IBM
8 11 (11.22%) Red Hat
9 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
10 7 (7.14%) HP
11 6 (6.12%) NetApp
12 5 (5.10%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.06%) Juniper
13 3 (3.06%) BMC
13 3 (3.06%) Blue Coat
13 3 (3.06%) Brocade
13 3 (3.06%) TippingPoint
14 2 (2.04%) Aruba
15 1 (1.02%) McAfee
15 1 (1.02%) Clearswift
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