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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 52 74 39
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -35
Contract jobs citing Firewall 51 18 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.57% 1.46% 5.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.77% 13.85% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 7 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £242 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £379 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -8.28%
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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
224 130 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.66% 10.51% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 86 100
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £185 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -36.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £21.50 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £21.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 43 (52.44%) Cisco
2 20 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (21.95%) Configuration Management
3 18 (21.95%) UNIX
4 17 (20.73%) LDAP
4 17 (20.73%) Java
4 17 (20.73%) Oracle
4 17 (20.73%) Service Management
5 16 (19.51%) Workflow
5 16 (19.51%) Smartcard
5 16 (19.51%) Linux
5 16 (19.51%) CCNP
5 16 (19.51%) CCNA
5 16 (19.51%) SSL
5 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (19.51%) Jenkins
6 15 (18.29%) TDD
6 15 (18.29%) Windows
6 15 (18.29%) VMware
7 14 (17.07%) Incident Management
7 14 (17.07%) F5
7 14 (17.07%) Splunk
8 13 (15.85%) vSphere
8 13 (15.85%) Puppet
8 13 (15.85%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (15.85%) Ansible
8 13 (15.85%) Data Centre
8 13 (15.85%) Load Balancing

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.44%) Apache
3 2 (2.44%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.22%) IIS
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.73%) LDAP
2 16 (19.51%) SSL
2 16 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (15.85%) LAN
4 12 (14.63%) SAN
5 11 (13.41%) WAN
6 9 (10.98%) TCP/IP
6 9 (10.98%) BGP
6 9 (10.98%) EIGRP
6 9 (10.98%) MPLS
6 9 (10.98%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (10.98%) Network Security
7 8 (9.76%) NAS
7 8 (9.76%) VPN
8 7 (8.54%) DMZ
8 7 (8.54%) Internet
9 5 (6.10%) DNS
9 5 (6.10%) HTTPS
9 5 (6.10%) OSPF
10 4 (4.88%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.44%) Pentaho
1 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.22%) MySQL
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) Informix
2 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (19.51%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.44%) QUnit
2 2 (2.44%) JUnit
2 2 (2.44%) JMeter
2 2 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 5 (6.10%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Games
2 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Analyst
4 8 (9.76%) Developer
4 8 (9.76%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Lead Java Developer
6 6 (7.32%) Technical Support
6 6 (7.32%) Lead Developer
7 5 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.10%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Network Designer
8 4 (4.88%) Designer
9 3 (3.66%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Security Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) IT Security Consultant
10 2 (2.44%) Senior Network Engineer
10 2 (2.44%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) XML
1 2 (2.44%) Middleware
1 2 (2.44%) Hibernate
1 2 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (2.44%) JRules
1 2 (2.44%) Ajax
1 2 (2.44%) JSON
1 2 (2.44%) jQuery
1 2 (2.44%) JPA
1 2 (2.44%) Drools
1 2 (2.44%) WebCenter
1 2 (2.44%) REST
1 2 (2.44%) Mustache
1 2 (2.44%) Apache Camel
1 2 (2.44%) J2EE
2 1 (1.22%) CSS
2 1 (1.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Smartcard
2 13 (15.85%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.10%) BYOD
5 2 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.44%) NHS
5 2 (2.44%) Clustering
5 2 (2.44%) PKI
5 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.44%) IBM XIV
5 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.22%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.22%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) UNIX
2 16 (19.51%) Linux
3 15 (18.29%) Windows
4 12 (14.63%) CentOS
5 10 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (12.20%) Ubuntu
6 5 (6.10%) Android
6 5 (6.10%) Apple iOS
6 5 (6.10%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.44%) HPUX
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) Configuration Management
2 17 (20.73%) Service Management
3 16 (19.51%) Workflow
3 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (18.29%) TDD
5 14 (17.07%) Incident Management
6 13 (15.85%) Load Balancing
6 13 (15.85%) ITIL
7 9 (10.98%) Project Management
8 5 (6.10%) Migration
8 5 (6.10%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (4.88%) Information Security
9 4 (4.88%) Change Management
9 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.66%) Validation
10 3 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.73%) Java
2 5 (6.10%) SQL
3 4 (4.88%) PHP
3 4 (4.88%) Lisp
4 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.44%) C#
5 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (1.22%) Perl
6 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (19.51%) CCNP
2 16 (19.51%) CCNA
3 6 (7.32%) CISSP
4 5 (6.10%) CCDP
4 5 (6.10%) CCIE
4 5 (6.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.66%) CCSP
5 3 (3.66%) MCSE
6 2 (2.44%) GIAC
6 2 (2.44%) CCSA
6 2 (2.44%) CEH
6 2 (2.44%) MCITP
6 2 (2.44%) Degree
7 1 (1.22%) VCAP
7 1 (1.22%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (15.85%) vSphere
2 11 (13.41%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.10%) NFS
4 5 (6.10%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.44%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (15.85%) Puppet
1 13 (15.85%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (15.85%) Ansible
2 5 (6.10%) AirWatch
3 4 (4.88%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (4.88%) OPNET
4 2 (2.44%) Nagios
4 2 (2.44%) Cacti
4 2 (2.44%) OpenIDM
4 2 (2.44%) Opsview
4 2 (2.44%) Graphite
4 2 (2.44%) vMotion
5 1 (1.22%) Salt
5 1 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (52.44%) Cisco
2 17 (20.73%) Oracle
3 15 (18.29%) VMware
4 14 (17.07%) F5
4 14 (17.07%) Splunk
5 11 (13.41%) Red Hat
5 11 (13.41%) CheckPoint
6 9 (10.98%) IBM
7 7 (8.54%) HP
8 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
9 4 (4.88%) TippingPoint
9 4 (4.88%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.88%) Blue Coat
9 4 (4.88%) BMC
9 4 (4.88%) NetApp
10 2 (2.44%) Brocade
11 1 (1.22%) Veritas
11 1 (1.22%) EMC
11 1 (1.22%) Juniper
11 1 (1.22%) McAfee
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