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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 46 64 36
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -28
Contract jobs citing Firewall 59 16 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.76% 1.43% 4.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.83% 11.51% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 8 20
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£350 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £200 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £386 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -16.48%
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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
212 139 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.50% 12.40% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 86 100
Average daily rate £350 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 50 (53.19%) Cisco
2 26 (27.66%) VMware
3 25 (26.60%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (23.40%) CCNP
5 21 (22.34%) Internet
6 20 (21.28%) CCNA
7 19 (20.21%) Windows
7 19 (20.21%) Load Balancing
8 18 (19.15%) ITIL
8 18 (19.15%) Configuration Management
9 17 (18.09%) UNIX
9 17 (18.09%) CheckPoint
10 16 (17.02%) SSL
10 16 (17.02%) LDAP
10 16 (17.02%) Smartcard
10 16 (17.02%) Workflow
10 16 (17.02%) Service Management
10 16 (17.02%) vSphere
11 15 (15.96%) F5
11 15 (15.96%) Jenkins
11 15 (15.96%) Data Centre
11 15 (15.96%) Incident Management
11 15 (15.96%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (15.96%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (15.96%) WAN
11 15 (15.96%) Oracle
11 15 (15.96%) DMZ
12 14 (14.89%) Java
12 14 (14.89%) Linux

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (8.51%) IIS
2 2 (2.13%) Apache
2 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.06%) Node.js
3 1 (1.06%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.34%) Internet
2 16 (17.02%) LDAP
2 16 (17.02%) SSL
3 15 (15.96%) WAN
3 15 (15.96%) DMZ
3 15 (15.96%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (14.89%) Network Security
5 13 (13.83%) SAN
6 11 (11.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (9.57%) NAS
7 9 (9.57%) LAN
8 8 (8.51%) VPN
8 8 (8.51%) MPLS
8 8 (8.51%) BGP
8 8 (8.51%) EIGRP
9 5 (5.32%) OSPF
10 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
10 4 (4.26%) VRRP
10 4 (4.26%) HSRP
11 3 (3.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.06%) MySQL
3 1 (1.06%) Informix
3 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.06%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (15.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.06%) JUnit
2 1 (1.06%) JMeter
2 1 (1.06%) Subversion
2 1 (1.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.06%) QUnit
General
1 10 (10.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.06%) Games
2 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (26.60%) Network Engineer
2 13 (13.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (11.70%) Technical Support
3 11 (11.70%) Consultant
4 9 (9.57%) Analyst
4 9 (9.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (7.45%) Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Lead Java Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Lead Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Support Consultant
8 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.32%) Technical Support Consultant
9 4 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) Designer
10 3 (3.19%) Security Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) XML
2 6 (6.38%) Web Services
3 4 (4.26%) SOAP
3 4 (4.26%) WSDL
4 3 (3.19%) .NET
5 1 (1.06%) J2EE
5 1 (1.06%) Middleware
5 1 (1.06%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.06%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.06%) JRules
5 1 (1.06%) Ajax
5 1 (1.06%) JSON
5 1 (1.06%) jQuery
5 1 (1.06%) JPA
5 1 (1.06%) Drools
5 1 (1.06%) REST
5 1 (1.06%) Mustache
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.02%) Smartcard
2 15 (15.96%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.19%) NHS
4 3 (3.19%) BYOD
4 3 (3.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.13%) Clustering
5 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.13%) IBM XIV
5 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.06%) PKI
6 1 (1.06%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.06%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.21%) Windows
2 17 (18.09%) UNIX
3 14 (14.89%) Linux
4 11 (11.70%) CentOS
5 10 (10.64%) Ubuntu
6 8 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.19%) Android
7 3 (3.19%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.21%) Load Balancing
2 18 (19.15%) ITIL
2 18 (19.15%) Configuration Management
3 16 (17.02%) Service Management
3 16 (17.02%) Workflow
4 15 (15.96%) Incident Management
4 15 (15.96%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (14.89%) TDD
6 9 (9.57%) Project Management
7 5 (5.32%) Migration
8 4 (4.26%) Change Management
8 4 (4.26%) Information Security
9 3 (3.19%) Validation
9 3 (3.19%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.19%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (3.19%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.19%) DDoS Mitigation
10 2 (2.13%) Server Building
10 2 (2.13%) ArchiMate
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.89%) Java
2 5 (5.32%) SQL
3 3 (3.19%) Lisp
3 3 (3.19%) PHP
4 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.06%) C#
5 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.06%) Perl
5 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (26.60%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (23.40%) CCNP
3 20 (21.28%) CCNA
4 6 (6.38%) CCIE
4 6 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (6.38%) CISSP
5 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.19%) MCSE
6 3 (3.19%) MCITP
6 3 (3.19%) CCSP
6 3 (3.19%) CCDP
6 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.13%) GIAC
7 2 (2.13%) Degree
7 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.13%) CEH
8 1 (1.06%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.06%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.06%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 16 (17.02%) vSphere
2 15 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.57%) Active Directory
4 6 (6.38%) NFS
4 6 (6.38%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (13.83%) Puppet
1 13 (13.83%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (13.83%) Ansible
2 5 (5.32%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (3.19%) OPNET
3 3 (3.19%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.13%) Nagios
4 2 (2.13%) Opsview
4 2 (2.13%) Graphite
4 2 (2.13%) vMotion
4 2 (2.13%) SCCM
4 2 (2.13%) Cacti
5 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.06%) OpenIDM
5 1 (1.06%) Salt
Vendors
1 50 (53.19%) Cisco
2 26 (27.66%) VMware
3 17 (18.09%) CheckPoint
4 15 (15.96%) Oracle
4 15 (15.96%) F5
5 14 (14.89%) Splunk
6 10 (10.64%) IBM
7 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
7 9 (9.57%) Red Hat
8 7 (7.45%) HP
9 6 (6.38%) NetApp
10 5 (5.32%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.19%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.19%) Brocade
11 3 (3.19%) TippingPoint
11 3 (3.19%) BMC
12 1 (1.06%) Veritas
12 1 (1.06%) EMC
12 1 (1.06%) Juniper
12 1 (1.06%) McAfee
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