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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Rank 70 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 24 45 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.16% 3.20% 3.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.33% 26.63% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 28
Median daily rate £450 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £321 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £490 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £12.10 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.02% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £23.31
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -14.20%

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
147 169 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.23% 12.00% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 115 107
Median daily rate £410 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% -38.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 35 (49.30%) Cisco
2 25 (35.21%) F5
3 17 (23.94%) VPN
3 17 (23.94%) Windows
4 16 (22.54%) Palo Alto
5 15 (21.13%) VLAN
6 14 (19.72%) Network Security
6 14 (19.72%) VMware
6 14 (19.72%) IPsec
7 13 (18.31%) LAN
7 13 (18.31%) Citrix
8 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
8 12 (16.90%) Linux
8 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (16.90%) DevOps
8 12 (16.90%) Windows Server
9 11 (15.49%) Puppet
9 11 (15.49%) DNS
9 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
9 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
9 11 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (15.49%) Internet
10 9 (12.68%) Finance
10 9 (12.68%) WAN
10 9 (12.68%) PCI DSS
10 9 (12.68%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (12.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (12.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 8 (11.27%) Office 365
11 8 (11.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

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 7 (9.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.82%) Apache
3 2 (2.82%) CloudStack
3 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.41%) Confluence
4 1 (1.41%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.41%) JBoss
4 1 (1.41%) nginx
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Office 365
2 7 (9.86%) Akamai
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.41%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) VPN
2 15 (21.13%) VLAN
3 14 (19.72%) IPsec
3 14 (19.72%) Network Security
4 13 (18.31%) LAN
5 11 (15.49%) DNS
5 11 (15.49%) Internet
5 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
6 9 (12.68%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (12.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 9 (12.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (12.68%) WAN
7 8 (11.27%) HTTP
7 8 (11.27%) SSL
8 6 (8.45%) LDAP
8 6 (8.45%) SSH
9 5 (7.04%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (5.63%) BIG-IP
10 4 (5.63%) Extranet
10 4 (5.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.41%) Redis
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.82%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.41%) GitLab
3 1 (1.41%) Gitweb
3 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Law
4 2 (2.82%) Electronics
4 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Network Engineer
2 9 (12.68%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (12.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 9 (12.68%) Team Leader
3 8 (11.27%) Network Team Leader
4 7 (9.86%) Lead Network Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Security Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Administrator
5 6 (8.45%) Consultant
5 6 (8.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (8.45%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.45%) Security Specialist
5 6 (8.45%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Leader
7 4 (5.63%) Field Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Information Security Specialist
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) REST
2 4 (5.63%) SOAP
3 2 (2.82%) .NET
4 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.41%) CSS
4 1 (1.41%) HTML
4 1 (1.41%) J2EE
4 1 (1.41%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.41%) Node.js
4 1 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.41%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.04%) Driving Licence
3 5 (7.04%) Private Cloud
3 5 (7.04%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.63%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.63%) Replication
4 4 (5.63%) User Experience
5 2 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.82%) PKI
6 1 (1.41%) DataPower
6 1 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.94%) Windows
2 12 (16.90%) Linux
2 12 (16.90%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.86%) Unix
4 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) CatOS
6 2 (2.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (16.90%) DevOps
2 11 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (9.86%) ITIL
4 6 (8.45%) High Availability
4 6 (8.45%) Information Security
5 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.04%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (5.63%) Change Control
6 4 (5.63%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) Performance Management
6 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.63%) Scrum
6 4 (5.63%) Workflow
6 4 (5.63%) Workflow Development
7 3 (4.23%) Change Management
7 3 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.23%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.23%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) SQL
2 5 (7.04%) Bash Shell
2 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.63%) Python
4 3 (4.23%) PHP
5 2 (2.82%) Java
5 2 (2.82%) Ruby
5 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.41%) C#
6 1 (1.41%) Korn
6 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.04%) CCNA
2 5 (7.04%) CCNP
3 4 (5.63%) PCI QSA
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) CCA
5 2 (2.82%) CISA
5 2 (2.82%) CISM
5 2 (2.82%) CISSP
5 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.82%) MCSE
5 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.41%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.41%) GPG13
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.86%) vSphere
4 5 (7.04%) vCloud
4 5 (7.04%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.63%) Firmware
6 2 (2.82%) Docker
6 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.82%) VMware GSX
6 2 (2.82%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.82%) XenServer
7 1 (1.41%) NFS
7 1 (1.41%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.41%) Squid
7 1 (1.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (15.49%) Puppet
2 5 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.04%) vRealize
3 3 (4.23%) Ansible
3 3 (4.23%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.41%) Grafana
4 1 (1.41%) Graphite
4 1 (1.41%) Graylog
4 1 (1.41%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.41%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (1.41%) Icinga
4 1 (1.41%) Nagios
4 1 (1.41%) OPNET
4 1 (1.41%) StatsD
4 1 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (49.30%) Cisco
2 25 (35.21%) F5
3 16 (22.54%) Palo Alto
4 14 (19.72%) VMware
5 13 (18.31%) Citrix
6 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
7 7 (9.86%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.63%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.63%) Intel Security
8 4 (5.63%) Sophos
9 3 (4.23%) CyberArk
9 3 (4.23%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.23%) Nokia
9 3 (4.23%) Novell
9 3 (4.23%) Oracle
10 2 (2.82%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.82%) BT
10 2 (2.82%) SAP
11 1 (1.41%) BMC
11 1 (1.41%) Motorola
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