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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 45 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 46 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.01% 2.34% 3.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.38% 18.23% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 30
Median daily rate £400 £394 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
- +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.09%
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
168 203 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.66% 12.85% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 135 138
Median daily rate £420 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £268 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.35 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -16.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 54 (52.43%) Cisco
2 32 (31.07%) Microsoft
2 32 (31.07%) F5
3 29 (28.16%) Palo Alto
4 27 (26.21%) DNS
4 27 (26.21%) VMware
4 27 (26.21%) Network Security
5 26 (25.24%) Windows
6 24 (23.30%) Linux
7 23 (22.33%) LAN
7 23 (22.33%) WAN
7 23 (22.33%) Citrix
8 21 (20.39%) Active Directory
9 19 (18.45%) VPN
9 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (18.45%) Windows Server
10 17 (16.50%) VLAN
11 16 (15.53%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (14.56%) DevOps
13 14 (13.59%) Vulnerability Management
13 14 (13.59%) Red Hat
13 14 (13.59%) MS Excel
13 14 (13.59%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (13.59%) Reverse Proxy
14 13 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (12.62%) SSL
14 13 (12.62%) CCNP
14 13 (12.62%) Internet
14 13 (12.62%) MPLS
15 12 (11.65%) Intel Security

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 (5.83%) Apache
1 6 (5.83%) MS Exchange
1 6 (5.83%) OpenStack
2 5 (4.85%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (4.85%) Confluence
2 5 (4.85%) GlassFish
2 5 (4.85%) nginx
2 5 (4.85%) SAS
2 5 (4.85%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.94%) CloudStack
4 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.97%) IIS
5 1 (0.97%) JBoss
5 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (13.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) Office 365
2 5 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (26.21%) DNS
1 27 (26.21%) Network Security
2 23 (22.33%) LAN
2 23 (22.33%) WAN
3 19 (18.45%) VPN
4 17 (16.50%) VLAN
5 14 (13.59%) Reverse Proxy
6 13 (12.62%) Internet
6 13 (12.62%) MPLS
6 13 (12.62%) SSL
7 12 (11.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 12 (11.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 12 (11.65%) IPsec
8 10 (9.71%) TCP/IP
9 9 (8.74%) DHCP
10 8 (7.77%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (5.83%) BGP
11 6 (5.83%) BIG-IP
11 6 (5.83%) HTTP
11 6 (5.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.85%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.85%) Redis
4 1 (0.97%) MySQL
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.85%) Gitweb
3 5 (4.85%) JIRA
4 1 (0.97%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.97%) Subversion
4 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (6.80%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Advertising
4 1 (0.97%) International Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Law
4 1 (0.97%) Legal
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (24.27%) Network Engineer
2 14 (13.59%) Technical Leader
3 10 (9.71%) Administrator
3 10 (9.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (8.74%) Team Leader
5 8 (7.77%) Network Team Leader
6 7 (6.80%) Lead Network Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Firewall Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.83%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Architect
8 5 (4.85%) Consultant
8 5 (4.85%) Design Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (4.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (4.85%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (4.85%) Node.js
3 2 (1.94%) .NET
3 2 (1.94%) REST
4 1 (0.97%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.97%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.97%) CSS
4 1 (0.97%) HTML
4 1 (0.97%) J2EE
4 1 (0.97%) Middleware
4 1 (0.97%) React
4 1 (0.97%) Servlets
4 1 (0.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.83%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.85%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Licensing
4 4 (3.88%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.94%) PKI
5 2 (1.94%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.94%) SCADA
5 2 (1.94%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.97%) IVR
6 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.97%) Replication
6 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.24%) Windows
2 24 (23.30%) Linux
3 19 (18.45%) Windows Server
4 11 (10.68%) Unix
5 8 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (6.80%) CentOS
6 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.97%) AIX
7 1 (0.97%) HPUX
7 1 (0.97%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.56%) DevOps
2 14 (13.59%) Enterprise Architecture
2 14 (13.59%) Vulnerability Management
3 13 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.65%) Migration
5 11 (10.68%) Load Balancing
6 10 (9.71%) Information Assurance
7 8 (7.77%) ITIL
8 7 (6.80%) Scrum
8 7 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.83%) High Availability
10 5 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (4.85%) ERP
10 5 (4.85%) Kanban
10 5 (4.85%) Security Patching
10 5 (4.85%) Software Licensing
11 4 (3.88%) CRM
11 4 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.88%) Performance Management
11 4 (3.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.71%) PHP
2 9 (8.74%) SQL
3 7 (6.80%) Java
4 6 (5.83%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.91%) Python
6 2 (1.94%) Ruby
7 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (15.53%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (12.62%) CCNP
3 9 (8.74%) CCNA
4 4 (3.88%) CISA
4 4 (3.88%) CISSP
4 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.91%) CCIE
5 3 (2.91%) MCSE
5 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.94%) CCA
6 2 (1.94%) CCDA
6 2 (1.94%) CISM
6 2 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.97%) GSEC
7 1 (0.97%) GSLC
7 1 (0.97%) GSNA
7 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.94%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) GPG13
3 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (20.39%) Active Directory
2 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.77%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.85%) Firmware
4 5 (4.85%) NFS
4 5 (4.85%) Squid
4 5 (4.85%) vSphere
5 4 (3.88%) vCloud
6 3 (2.91%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.94%) Docker
7 2 (1.94%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.94%) VMware GSX
7 2 (1.94%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.94%) Xen
7 2 (1.94%) XenApp
7 2 (1.94%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.94%) XenServer
8 1 (0.97%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (8.74%) Puppet
2 8 (7.77%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.80%) Ansible
4 5 (4.85%) Grafana
4 5 (4.85%) Graphite
4 5 (4.85%) Graylog
4 5 (4.85%) HAProxy
4 5 (4.85%) Icinga
4 5 (4.85%) Nagios
4 5 (4.85%) StatsD
4 5 (4.85%) Terraform
4 5 (4.85%) vMotion
5 2 (1.94%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.94%) vRealize
6 1 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.97%) SCCM
6 1 (0.97%) SCOM
6 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 54 (52.43%) Cisco
2 32 (31.07%) F5
2 32 (31.07%) Microsoft
3 29 (28.16%) Palo Alto
4 27 (26.21%) VMware
5 23 (22.33%) Citrix
6 14 (13.59%) Red Hat
7 12 (11.65%) Intel Security
8 10 (9.71%) CheckPoint
9 9 (8.74%) Oracle
10 8 (7.77%) Akamai
11 6 (5.83%) Dell
11 6 (5.83%) Fortinet
11 6 (5.83%) SonicWALL
12 5 (4.85%) HP
12 5 (4.85%) NETGEAR
12 5 (4.85%) New Relic
13 3 (2.91%) Cyber-Ark
13 3 (2.91%) Novell
14 2 (1.94%) Blue Coat