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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 55 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Firewall 50 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.99% 1.78% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.83% 12.95% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 9 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £225 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £346 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+0.11% -2.27%
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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
229 139 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.70% 13.75% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 74 76
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £222 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 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 28 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 62 (61.39%) Cisco
2 36 (35.64%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (33.66%) CCNP
4 29 (28.71%) VMware
5 27 (26.73%) CCNA
6 25 (24.75%) CheckPoint
7 23 (22.77%) Internet
7 23 (22.77%) Load Balancing
7 23 (22.77%) F5
8 22 (21.78%) Network Security
8 22 (21.78%) Linux
9 21 (20.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (19.80%) Data Centre
10 20 (19.80%) WAN
11 18 (17.82%) Windows
11 18 (17.82%) vSphere
12 17 (16.83%) DMZ
13 16 (15.84%) SAN
13 16 (15.84%) Configuration Management
13 16 (15.84%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (15.84%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (14.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (14.85%) Jenkins
14 15 (14.85%) MPLS
14 15 (14.85%) Red Hat
15 14 (13.86%) Oracle
15 14 (13.86%) Java
15 14 (13.86%) Puppet
15 14 (13.86%) Opscode Chef

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (7.92%) IIS
2 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.99%) Node.js
3 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.99%) Apache
3 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.77%) Internet
2 22 (21.78%) Network Security
3 21 (20.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 20 (19.80%) WAN
5 17 (16.83%) DMZ
6 16 (15.84%) SAN
6 16 (15.84%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (14.85%) MPLS
8 13 (12.87%) BGP
9 11 (10.89%) VPN
9 11 (10.89%) NAS
10 10 (9.90%) LAN
11 9 (8.91%) Ethernet
11 9 (8.91%) FCoE
11 9 (8.91%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (7.92%) DNS
12 8 (7.92%) EIGRP
13 7 (6.93%) SSL
13 7 (6.93%) LDAP
14 5 (4.95%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.99%) Informix
3 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (14.85%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 12 (11.88%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.99%) Electronics
3 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.99%) Games
3 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (35.64%) Network Engineer
2 14 (13.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (9.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) Consultant
5 8 (7.92%) Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) Technical Support
5 8 (7.92%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (6.93%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Lead Java Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Lead Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Support Consultant
7 6 (5.94%) Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Technical Support Consultant
9 4 (3.96%) Test Manager
10 3 (2.97%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.97%) Network Designer
10 3 (2.97%) Administrator
10 3 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (2.97%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) Web Services
2 6 (5.94%) XML
3 4 (3.96%) WSDL
3 4 (3.96%) SOAP
4 3 (2.97%) .NET
5 2 (1.98%) Middleware
6 1 (0.99%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.80%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (6.93%) Smartcard
4 5 (4.95%) Smart Meter
5 4 (3.96%) Clustering
5 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.99%) NHS
7 1 (0.99%) Replication
7 1 (0.99%) DTV
7 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.99%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.78%) Linux
2 18 (17.82%) Windows
3 15 (14.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (11.88%) UNIX
5 3 (2.97%) CentOS
6 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.98%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.77%) Load Balancing
2 16 (15.84%) Configuration Management
3 15 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (11.88%) Project Management
4 12 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.88%) TDD
5 11 (10.89%) ITIL
6 9 (8.91%) Service Management
6 9 (8.91%) DDoS Mitigation
7 8 (7.92%) Workflow
7 8 (7.92%) Migration
8 7 (6.93%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.93%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.95%) Change Management
9 5 (4.95%) Validation
10 3 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.97%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.97%) Integration Testing
10 3 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (2.97%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.86%) Java
2 3 (2.97%) PHP
2 3 (2.97%) SQL
2 3 (2.97%) Lisp
2 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.98%) Perl
4 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (35.64%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (33.66%) CCNP
3 27 (26.73%) CCNA
4 7 (6.93%) CCIE
4 7 (6.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (4.95%) CCSP
5 5 (4.95%) CISSP
5 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.97%) MCSE
6 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.97%) CCDP
6 3 (2.97%) MCITP
7 2 (1.98%) Degree
8 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.99%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.99%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.99%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (17.82%) vSphere
2 16 (15.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.91%) Active Directory
4 8 (7.92%) NFS
5 6 (5.94%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.98%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.98%) vCloud
7 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (13.86%) Puppet
1 14 (13.86%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (13.86%) Ansible
2 8 (7.92%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (4.95%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.97%) Nagios
4 3 (2.97%) OPNET
4 3 (2.97%) Cacti
4 3 (2.97%) Salt
4 3 (2.97%) Opsview
4 3 (2.97%) Graphite
5 2 (1.98%) vMotion
5 2 (1.98%) SCCM
6 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 62 (61.39%) Cisco
2 29 (28.71%) VMware
3 25 (24.75%) CheckPoint
4 23 (22.77%) F5
5 15 (14.85%) Red Hat
6 14 (13.86%) Oracle
7 11 (10.89%) IBM
7 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
8 9 (8.91%) HP
9 8 (7.92%) SolarWinds
10 6 (5.94%) NetApp
10 6 (5.94%) Splunk
11 3 (2.97%) Juniper
11 3 (2.97%) BMC
11 3 (2.97%) Aruba
11 3 (2.97%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.97%) Brocade
11 3 (2.97%) TippingPoint
12 2 (1.98%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.98%) Meraki
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
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