The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 30 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing Firewall 1 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 0.49% 3.55% 5.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 20.69% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Average daily rate
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£263 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.25% -8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.13% -2.22%
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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 North Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
14 29 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 6.86% 17.16% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 20
Average daily rate £330 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £388 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £12.62 £8.85 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.59% -55.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the North Yorkshire region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the North Yorkshire region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harrogate - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - -
Selby - - - -
Skipton - - - - 2
York - - - -
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 17 (94.44%) Cisco
1 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 16 (88.89%) Blue Coat
2 16 (88.89%) CCSE
2 16 (88.89%) BIG-IP
2 16 (88.89%) BGP
2 16 (88.89%) NetScreen
2 16 (88.89%) CCNP
2 16 (88.89%) Citrix
2 16 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (88.89%) Thin Client
2 16 (88.89%) CheckPoint
2 16 (88.89%) OSPF
2 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 16 (88.89%) E-Commerce
2 16 (88.89%) DHCP
2 16 (88.89%) DNS
2 16 (88.89%) Cisco IOS
2 16 (88.89%) Fat Client
2 16 (88.89%) Network Security
2 16 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (88.89%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (88.89%) Infoblox
2 16 (88.89%) Imperva
2 16 (88.89%) F5
2 16 (88.89%) DMVPN
2 16 (88.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 16 (88.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 10 (55.56%) C
3 10 (55.56%) HP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) DHCP
1 16 (88.89%) DNS
1 16 (88.89%) OSPF
1 16 (88.89%) BGP
1 16 (88.89%) NetScreen
1 16 (88.89%) BIG-IP
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco IOS
1 16 (88.89%) Network Security
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco ASA
1 16 (88.89%) DMVPN
1 16 (88.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 16 (88.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Security Specialist
1 16 (88.89%) Network Specialist
1 16 (88.89%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Specialist
2 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
2 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
2 1 (5.56%) Analyst
2 1 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
2 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 16 (88.89%) Thin Client
1 16 (88.89%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) E-Commerce
2 9 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Use Case
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) CCNP
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (88.89%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
1 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 16 (88.89%) Blue Coat
2 16 (88.89%) Infoblox
2 16 (88.89%) Imperva
2 16 (88.89%) F5
2 16 (88.89%) Citrix
2 16 (88.89%) CheckPoint
3 10 (55.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Sophos