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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 55 45 67
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Contract jobs citing Firewall 18 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.75% 3.69% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.43% 26.98% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 6
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£225 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £426 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £26.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +118.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.63 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.80% -1.11%
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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
134 126 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.06% 13.68% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 76 97
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £249 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £435 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 27 (67.50%) Cisco
2 22 (55.00%) Windows
3 15 (37.50%) VMware
4 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
5 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
5 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
6 12 (30.00%) MPLS
7 11 (27.50%) HP
7 11 (27.50%) VPN
7 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
8 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 10 (25.00%) Wireless
9 9 (22.50%) MySQL
9 9 (22.50%) Oracle
9 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
9 9 (22.50%) vSphere
10 8 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (20.00%) Lync
10 8 (20.00%) Master Data Management
10 8 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (20.00%) EMC
10 8 (20.00%) Citrix
10 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (20.00%) SAN
10 8 (20.00%) NetApp
10 8 (20.00%) LAN
10 8 (20.00%) WAN
10 8 (20.00%) IPsec
10 8 (20.00%) Data Management
10 8 (20.00%) XMPP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.00%) Lync
3 6 (15.00%) Apache
4 5 (12.50%) nginx
4 5 (12.50%) IIS
5 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Office
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
2 12 (30.00%) MPLS
3 11 (27.50%) VPN
4 10 (25.00%) Wireless
5 8 (20.00%) IPsec
5 8 (20.00%) LAN
5 8 (20.00%) WAN
5 8 (20.00%) SAN
6 5 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 5 (12.50%) BGP
7 4 (10.00%) SMTP
7 4 (10.00%) DNS
7 4 (10.00%) OSPF
7 4 (10.00%) VPLS
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (10.00%) NAS
8 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (5.00%) Internet
9 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) Architect
2 5 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) IP Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Project Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Junior
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Network Support
6 1 (2.50%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) XMPP
2 5 (12.50%) XML
3 4 (10.00%) HTML
3 4 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) NHS
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
3 1 (2.50%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.50%) Social Media
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) Ubuntu
3 6 (15.00%) CentOS
4 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.00%) Linux
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.50%) Debian
7 1 (2.50%) UNIX
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Master Data Management
1 8 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 8 (20.00%) Data Management
2 5 (12.50%) Service Management
2 5 (12.50%) Network Design
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL
3 4 (10.00%) Workflow
3 4 (10.00%) Scrum
3 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (7.50%) Quality Management
4 3 (7.50%) QMS
5 2 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (5.00%) Migration
5 2 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.50%) CMMI
6 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) Python
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) Lisp
2 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.50%) CCNA
3 4 (10.00%) CCNP
3 4 (10.00%) JNCIP
3 4 (10.00%) JNCIE
4 3 (7.50%) MCSE
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.00%) CCSE
5 2 (5.00%) MCSA
5 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) MCITP
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.50%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
2 9 (22.50%) vSphere
2 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
3 8 (20.00%) Xen
3 8 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.00%) ProxySG
6 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) SCOrch
3 2 (5.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.50%) OPNET
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.50%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Cisco
2 15 (37.50%) VMware
3 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
4 11 (27.50%) HP
5 9 (22.50%) Oracle
6 8 (20.00%) NetApp
6 8 (20.00%) EMC
6 8 (20.00%) Citrix
7 7 (17.50%) IBM
8 6 (15.00%) Splunk
9 5 (12.50%) Juniper
10 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
11 3 (7.50%) F5
11 3 (7.50%) Blue Coat
12 2 (5.00%) Dell
13 1 (2.50%) Nokia
13 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
13 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL
13 1 (2.50%) TippingPoint
13 1 (2.50%) ProCurve
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