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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 49 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 39 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.39% 1.37% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.50% 12.87% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 4
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£384 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.91% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £270 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £374 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £21.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -16.34%
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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
200 101 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.36% 10.62% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 53 52
Average daily rate £325 £300 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £413 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £14.87 £17.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% +4.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014, 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 24 (42.11%) Cisco
2 16 (28.07%) Windows
3 14 (24.56%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (22.81%) LAN
4 13 (22.81%) VMware
5 11 (19.30%) CCNA
5 11 (19.30%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (19.30%) F5
6 10 (17.54%) Imperva
6 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (17.54%) Network Design
6 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
6 10 (17.54%) WAN
7 9 (15.79%) ITIL
8 8 (14.04%) MPLS
8 8 (14.04%) Linux
8 8 (14.04%) CCNP
8 8 (14.04%) VPN
8 8 (14.04%) CentOS
9 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
9 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
9 7 (12.28%) Java
9 7 (12.28%) BGP
10 6 (10.53%) OSPF
10 6 (10.53%) SQL
10 6 (10.53%) UNIX
10 6 (10.53%) Apache
10 6 (10.53%) CheckPoint
10 6 (10.53%) Citrix
10 6 (10.53%) Subversion

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 (10.53%) Apache
2 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) nginx
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) LAN
2 11 (19.30%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (17.54%) WAN
4 8 (14.04%) MPLS
4 8 (14.04%) VPN
5 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
5 7 (12.28%) BGP
6 6 (10.53%) OSPF
6 6 (10.53%) Network Security
7 5 (8.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (8.77%) VPLS
7 5 (8.77%) SAN
7 5 (8.77%) DNS
7 5 (8.77%) Ethernet
8 4 (7.02%) SSL
9 3 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (5.26%) WLAN
9 3 (5.26%) EIGRP
9 3 (5.26%) Wireless
10 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.02%) Pentaho
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.75%) Redis
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Subversion
1 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.02%) JMeter
2 4 (7.02%) JUnit
2 4 (7.02%) QUnit
3 1 (1.75%) JIRA
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 2 (3.51%) Retail
2 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (15.79%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Architect
3 7 (12.28%) Security Specialist
3 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (7.02%) Design Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Applications Support
4 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (7.02%) IP Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Junior
5 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Operations Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.51%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.51%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (3.51%) Administrator
6 2 (3.51%) Technical Support
6 2 (3.51%) Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) XML
1 5 (8.77%) Hibernate
2 4 (7.02%) J2EE
2 4 (7.02%) Ajax
2 4 (7.02%) JSON
2 4 (7.02%) jQuery
2 4 (7.02%) JPA
2 4 (7.02%) JRules
2 4 (7.02%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (7.02%) REST
2 4 (7.02%) Drools
2 4 (7.02%) Mustache
2 4 (7.02%) Apache Camel
3 3 (5.26%) Regular Expression
4 2 (3.51%) LAMP
4 2 (3.51%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.75%) Spring
5 1 (1.75%) HTML
5 1 (1.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Smartcard
1 4 (7.02%) PKI
2 2 (3.51%) CCTV
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.75%) Social Media
3 1 (1.75%) NHS
3 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) Linux
2 8 (14.04%) CentOS
3 6 (10.53%) UNIX
4 4 (7.02%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.51%) Solaris
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.75%) Android
6 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.75%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) Network Design
2 9 (15.79%) ITIL
3 5 (8.77%) Workflow
4 4 (7.02%) MVC
4 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.02%) TDD
5 3 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (5.26%) SIEM
5 3 (5.26%) Time Management
5 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (3.51%) Information Security
6 2 (3.51%) Service Management
6 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.51%) Security Testing
6 2 (3.51%) Release Management
6 2 (3.51%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) Java
2 6 (10.53%) SQL
3 5 (8.77%) Python
4 4 (7.02%) PHP
4 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.02%) C#
4 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.51%) C
6 2 (3.51%) Korn
7 1 (1.75%) Lisp
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (19.30%) CCNA
3 8 (14.04%) CCNP
4 4 (7.02%) CCDP
4 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) JNCIP
4 4 (7.02%) JNCIE
5 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.26%) MCSE
5 3 (5.26%) MCSA
5 3 (5.26%) CCSA
6 2 (3.51%) CHFI
7 1 (1.75%) VCP5
7 1 (1.75%) VCAP
7 1 (1.75%) CCSE
7 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.75%) CCDA
7 1 (1.75%) CCIE
7 1 (1.75%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) HIPAA
1 3 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.51%) Samba
4 1 (1.75%) XenServer
4 1 (1.75%) vSphere
4 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) OpenIDM
2 3 (5.26%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.51%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.75%) Hyperic
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.75%) Puppet
4 1 (1.75%) OPNET
Vendors
1 24 (42.11%) Cisco
2 13 (22.81%) VMware
3 11 (19.30%) F5
4 10 (17.54%) Imperva
5 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
6 6 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 6 (10.53%) Citrix
7 5 (8.77%) Splunk
7 5 (8.77%) Juniper
7 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.77%) Oracle
8 3 (5.26%) Remedy
9 2 (3.51%) NetApp
9 2 (3.51%) HP
9 2 (3.51%) Dell
9 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.51%) Syncsort
10 1 (1.75%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.75%) TippingPoint
Leeds, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £430 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 21 days ago