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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 33 3 27
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +24
Contract jobs citing Firewall 2 43 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 0.90% 17.70% 5.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% 65.15% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 34 6
Average daily rate - £401 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +78.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
- +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
Firewall
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
29 66 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 13.00% 27.16% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 47 19
Average daily rate £275 £401 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.33% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £374 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 1 - - 2
Northallerton - 1 - -
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 2 (28.57%) DMVPN
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) NetScreen
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) COM+
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (28.57%) DMVPN
3 2 (28.57%) NetScreen
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) ADSL
4 1 (14.29%) Broadband
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Network Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Security Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Check Point Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Network Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCSE
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (28.57%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Imperva
3 2 (28.57%) Infoblox
3 2 (28.57%) LANDesk
3 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
3 2 (28.57%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard