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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 37 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +10
Contract jobs citing Firewall 78 54 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.38% 3.37% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.94% 27.41% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 11
Median daily rate £400 £350 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £244 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £420 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £22.01 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+30.60% +8.70%
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
217 197 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.98% 12.28% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 128 87
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Median hourly rate £11.72 £21.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 68 (55.28%) Cisco
2 47 (38.21%) VMware
3 41 (33.33%) Network Security
4 39 (31.71%) Linux
5 37 (30.08%) Windows
6 35 (28.46%) Palo Alto
7 33 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 32 (26.02%) Microsoft
9 30 (24.39%) LAN
9 30 (24.39%) WAN
10 27 (21.95%) DNS
10 27 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
11 26 (21.14%) CCNP
12 25 (20.33%) VPN
13 23 (18.70%) CheckPoint
13 23 (18.70%) Load Balancing
14 20 (16.26%) Internet
14 20 (16.26%) Windows Server
15 19 (15.45%) BGP
16 18 (14.63%) SQL Server
17 17 (13.82%) MPLS
17 17 (13.82%) Vulnerability Management
18 16 (13.01%) Data Centre
18 16 (13.01%) Migration
18 16 (13.01%) Citrix
18 16 (13.01%) Active Directory
18 16 (13.01%) Fortinet
19 15 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture
19 15 (12.20%) Reverse Proxy
19 15 (12.20%) Red Hat

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 10 (8.13%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.32%) OpenStack
3 6 (4.88%) Apache
4 5 (4.07%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (4.07%) Confluence
4 5 (4.07%) GlassFish
4 5 (4.07%) nginx
4 5 (4.07%) SAS
5 4 (3.25%) CloudStack
5 4 (3.25%) JBoss
6 2 (1.63%) IIS
7 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (10.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.32%) Office 365
2 2 (1.63%) IaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 41 (33.33%) Network Security
2 30 (24.39%) LAN
2 30 (24.39%) WAN
3 27 (21.95%) DNS
4 25 (20.33%) VPN
5 20 (16.26%) Internet
6 19 (15.45%) BGP
7 17 (13.82%) MPLS
8 15 (12.20%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (12.20%) OSPF
8 15 (12.20%) Reverse Proxy
9 13 (10.57%) SSL
10 11 (8.94%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (7.32%) FTP
11 9 (7.32%) VRRP
12 7 (5.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 7 (5.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (4.88%) DHCP
13 6 (4.88%) EIGRP
13 6 (4.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.13%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.69%) MySQL
4 6 (4.88%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.88%) Redis
5 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.63%) Informix
6 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.81%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Git (software)
1 11 (8.94%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.88%) JIRA
2 6 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (4.88%) Subversion
3 5 (4.07%) Gitweb
4 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.81%) Hudson
5 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (6.50%) Games
2 6 (4.88%) Finance
3 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.63%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (26.02%) Network Engineer
2 17 (13.82%) Architect
3 11 (8.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (8.94%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (8.94%) Network Security Engineer
3 11 (8.94%) Security Engineer
3 11 (8.94%) Technical Leader
4 10 (8.13%) Administrator
4 10 (8.13%) Analyst
5 9 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.50%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (6.50%) Security Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) Cisco Architect
8 6 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Design Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.88%) VMware Architect
9 5 (4.07%) Firewall Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.76%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (5.69%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (5.69%) Middleware
3 6 (4.88%) Servlets
4 5 (4.07%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (4.07%) Node.js
5 1 (0.81%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.81%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.01%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (4.88%) Algorithms
3 6 (4.88%) Cryptography
4 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Licensing
5 4 (3.25%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.25%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.25%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.44%) Clustering
6 3 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.44%) Replication
7 2 (1.63%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.63%) SCADA
7 2 (1.63%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.81%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.81%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (31.71%) Linux
2 37 (30.08%) Windows
3 20 (16.26%) Windows Server
4 11 (8.94%) Unix
5 10 (8.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (8.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.88%) AIX
7 6 (4.88%) HPUX
7 6 (4.88%) SUSE
8 5 (4.07%) CentOS
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.70%) Load Balancing
2 17 (13.82%) Vulnerability Management
3 16 (13.01%) Migration
4 15 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (10.57%) DevOps
6 11 (8.94%) High Availability
6 11 (8.94%) Information Assurance
7 10 (8.13%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (8.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.07%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 5 (4.07%) Information Security
9 5 (4.07%) Kanban
9 5 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.07%) Scrum
9 5 (4.07%) Security Patching
9 5 (4.07%) Software Licensing
9 5 (4.07%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (4.07%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.94%) Java
1 11 (8.94%) SQL
2 10 (8.13%) PHP
3 5 (4.07%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.25%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.44%) Perl
5 3 (2.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.81%) C
6 1 (0.81%) Lisp
6 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (21.14%) CCNP
3 12 (9.76%) CCNA
3 12 (9.76%) Security Cleared
4 9 (7.32%) JNCIS
5 5 (4.07%) CCIE
6 4 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.44%) CISSP
7 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.63%) CCDA
8 2 (1.63%) CISA
8 2 (1.63%) Degree
8 2 (1.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.81%) CCDE
9 1 (0.81%) CCSP
9 1 (0.81%) GSEC
9 1 (0.81%) GSLC
9 1 (0.81%) GSNA
9 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (13.01%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.69%) vSphere
5 6 (4.88%) KVM
5 6 (4.88%) Xen
6 5 (4.07%) NFS
6 5 (4.07%) Squid
6 5 (4.07%) vCloud
6 5 (4.07%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.25%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.63%) Docker
9 2 (1.63%) XenApp
10 1 (0.81%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.81%) Firmware
10 1 (0.81%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (4.88%) Graphite
1 6 (4.88%) Nagios
2 5 (4.07%) Ansible
2 5 (4.07%) Grafana
2 5 (4.07%) Graylog
2 5 (4.07%) HAProxy
2 5 (4.07%) Icinga
2 5 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.07%) StatsD
2 5 (4.07%) Terraform
2 5 (4.07%) vMotion
3 4 (3.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (2.44%) Puppet
5 2 (1.63%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.63%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.81%) OPNET
6 1 (0.81%) SCCM
6 1 (0.81%) SCOM
6 1 (0.81%) WMI
6 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (55.28%) Cisco
2 47 (38.21%) VMware
3 35 (28.46%) Palo Alto
4 32 (26.02%) Microsoft
5 23 (18.70%) CheckPoint
6 16 (13.01%) Citrix
6 16 (13.01%) Fortinet
7 15 (12.20%) F5
7 15 (12.20%) Red Hat
8 14 (11.38%) Oracle
9 13 (10.57%) Intel Security
10 12 (9.76%) HP
11 11 (8.94%) Juniper
12 9 (7.32%) Sourcefire
13 8 (6.50%) IBM
14 7 (5.69%) EMC
15 6 (4.88%) Dell
16 5 (4.07%) NETGEAR
16 5 (4.07%) SonicWALL
16 5 (4.07%) Splunk
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