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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Rank 59 54 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing Firewall 26 39 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.40% 2.70% 3.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.95% 22.54% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 27
Median daily rate £400 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £303 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £443 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -2.70%

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
163 173 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.06% 11.98% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 117 135
Median daily rate £401 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £241 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, 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 36 (52.17%) Cisco
2 25 (36.23%) F5
3 17 (24.64%) Windows
4 16 (23.19%) Palo Alto
5 15 (21.74%) VPN
5 15 (21.74%) VLAN
6 14 (20.29%) Network Security
6 14 (20.29%) Citrix
7 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
7 13 (18.84%) DNS
7 13 (18.84%) LAN
7 13 (18.84%) Linux
7 13 (18.84%) VMware
8 12 (17.39%) IPsec
8 12 (17.39%) Active Directory
8 12 (17.39%) Windows Server
9 11 (15.94%) WAN
9 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (15.94%) DevOps
10 10 (14.49%) Puppet
11 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
11 9 (13.04%) SSL
11 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (13.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (11.59%) Akamai
12 8 (11.59%) Finance
12 8 (11.59%) Red Hat
12 8 (11.59%) Internet
12 8 (11.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (11.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

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 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.90%) Apache
3 2 (2.90%) CloudStack
3 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.45%) Confluence
4 1 (1.45%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.45%) JBoss
4 1 (1.45%) nginx
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Akamai
2 5 (7.25%) Office 365
3 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) VLAN
1 15 (21.74%) VPN
2 14 (20.29%) Network Security
3 13 (18.84%) DNS
3 13 (18.84%) LAN
4 12 (17.39%) IPsec
5 11 (15.94%) WAN
6 9 (13.04%) SSL
6 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 8 (11.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 8 (11.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (11.59%) Internet
8 7 (10.14%) HTTP
9 6 (8.70%) Reverse Proxy
9 6 (8.70%) SSH
10 5 (7.25%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (7.25%) LDAP
10 5 (7.25%) MPLS
11 4 (5.80%) BIG-IP
11 4 (5.80%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.45%) Redis
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.45%) Gitweb
2 1 (1.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) International Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Law
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Team Leader
3 8 (11.59%) Network Team Leader
4 7 (10.14%) Lead Network Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Administrator
5 6 (8.70%) Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Technical Leader
6 5 (7.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.80%) Field Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Field Support Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) REST
2 3 (4.35%) SOAP
3 2 (2.90%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.45%) CSS
4 1 (1.45%) HTML
4 1 (1.45%) J2EE
4 1 (1.45%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.45%) Node.js
4 1 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.45%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.80%) Private Cloud
4 4 (5.80%) VCE vBlock
5 3 (4.35%) Replication
5 3 (4.35%) User Experience
6 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.90%) PKI
7 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Windows
2 13 (18.84%) Linux
3 12 (17.39%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.70%) Unix
5 5 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.35%) CentOS
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (15.94%) DevOps
2 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (10.14%) ITIL
3 7 (10.14%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (8.70%) High Availability
4 6 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (5.80%) Information Assurance
5 4 (5.80%) Information Security
5 4 (5.80%) Performance Management
5 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.35%) Change Management
6 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.35%) People Management
6 3 (4.35%) Project Management
6 3 (4.35%) Scrum
6 3 (4.35%) Supplier Management
6 3 (4.35%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.35%) Java
4 3 (4.35%) PHP
4 3 (4.35%) Python
5 2 (2.90%) Ruby
6 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.25%) CCNA
2 5 (7.25%) CCNP
3 3 (4.35%) MCSE
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.90%) CCA
4 2 (2.90%) CISA
4 2 (2.90%) CISM
4 2 (2.90%) CISSP
4 2 (2.90%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.90%) PCI QSA
4 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.45%) CCIE
5 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.90%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.45%) GPG13
3 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) vCloud
3 5 (7.25%) vSphere
4 4 (5.80%) Firmware
4 4 (5.80%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.90%) Docker
5 2 (2.90%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.90%) VMware GSX
5 2 (2.90%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.90%) XenServer
6 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.45%) NFS
6 1 (1.45%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.45%) Squid
6 1 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) Puppet
2 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.80%) vRealize
3 3 (4.35%) Ansible
4 2 (2.90%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.45%) Grafana
5 1 (1.45%) Graphite
5 1 (1.45%) Graylog
5 1 (1.45%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.45%) Icinga
5 1 (1.45%) Nagios
5 1 (1.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.45%) StatsD
5 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (52.17%) Cisco
2 25 (36.23%) F5
3 16 (23.19%) Palo Alto
4 14 (20.29%) Citrix
5 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.84%) VMware
6 8 (11.59%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.25%) Intel Security
8 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (4.35%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.35%) Novell
9 3 (4.35%) Sophos
10 2 (2.90%) BT
10 2 (2.90%) Oracle
10 2 (2.90%) RightScale
11 1 (1.45%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (1.45%) Infoblox
11 1 (1.45%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.45%) WatchGuard
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: flexible depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day 3 months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day 3 months initially
Posted: 4 days ago