The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North Yorkshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 22 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 9 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 4.69% 6.21% 4.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.03% 45.00% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
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£388 £331 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.98% -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £306 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £356 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-11.95% +2.22%
Communications & Networking Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 20 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 15.10% 13.79% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 17
Average daily rate £401 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.50% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Average hourly rate £11.25 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £25.00 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £25.00 £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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Yorkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 July 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
York +10 7 £401 +10.48% 1
Harrogate - - - - 1
Middlesbrough - - - -
Selby - - - -
Skipton - - - - 1
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 22 (95.65%) Cisco
1 22 (95.65%) VMware
2 21 (91.30%) Cisco IOS
2 21 (91.30%) Fat Client
2 21 (91.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (91.30%) Cisco ASA
2 21 (91.30%) CCNP
2 21 (91.30%) Thin Client
2 21 (91.30%) CheckPoint
2 21 (91.30%) OSPF
2 21 (91.30%) Citrix
2 21 (91.30%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (91.30%) BGP
3 19 (82.61%) NetScreen
3 19 (82.61%) DHCP
3 19 (82.61%) DNS
3 19 (82.61%) Linux
3 19 (82.61%) E-Commerce
3 19 (82.61%) Infoblox
3 19 (82.61%) Imperva
3 19 (82.61%) F5
3 19 (82.61%) DMVPN
3 19 (82.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 19 (82.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 19 (82.61%) Network Security
3 19 (82.61%) BIG-IP
3 19 (82.61%) Blue Coat
3 19 (82.61%) CCSE
4 12 (52.17%) C
4 12 (52.17%) HP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) Cisco IOS
1 21 (91.30%) Cisco ASA
1 21 (91.30%) OSPF
1 21 (91.30%) BGP
2 19 (82.61%) NetScreen
2 19 (82.61%) DHCP
2 19 (82.61%) DNS
2 19 (82.61%) DMVPN
2 19 (82.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 19 (82.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 19 (82.61%) Network Security
2 19 (82.61%) BIG-IP
3 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
3 2 (8.70%) VoIP
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Network Specialist
2 19 (82.61%) Network Security Specialist
2 19 (82.61%) Security Specialist
3 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
3 1 (4.35%) Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
3 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 21 (91.30%) Fat Client
1 21 (91.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) E-Commerce
2 11 (47.83%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) Use Case
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (91.30%) CCNP
1 21 (91.30%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (82.61%) CCSE
3 2 (8.70%) CCVP
3 2 (8.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 21 (91.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
1 22 (95.65%) VMware
2 21 (91.30%) CheckPoint
2 21 (91.30%) Citrix
3 19 (82.61%) Infoblox
3 19 (82.61%) Imperva
3 19 (82.61%) F5
3 19 (82.61%) Blue Coat
4 12 (52.17%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) Sophos
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft