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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 20 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 14 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 5.86% 2.23% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.15% 22.22% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
Average daily rate £401 £300 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.50% -2.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.43% -30.83%
Communications & Networking Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 18 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 17.15% 10.06% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 18
Average daily rate £401 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 8
Average hourly rate £12.21 £94.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.01% +437.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £29.20 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £158.80 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Firewall
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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
York - 14 £401 - 4
Harrogate - - - - 1
Middlesbrough - - - -
Scarborough - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (95.83%) CheckPoint
3 22 (91.67%) VMware
4 20 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (70.83%) F5
7 16 (66.67%) DNS
8 15 (62.50%) CCNP
8 15 (62.50%) Thin Client
8 15 (62.50%) Citrix
8 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (62.50%) OSPF
8 15 (62.50%) BGP
8 15 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
8 15 (62.50%) Fat Client
9 13 (54.17%) BIG-IP
9 13 (54.17%) Blue Coat
9 13 (54.17%) CCSE
9 13 (54.17%) Network Security
9 13 (54.17%) Infoblox
9 13 (54.17%) Imperva
9 13 (54.17%) DMVPN
9 13 (54.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 13 (54.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 13 (54.17%) NetScreen
9 13 (54.17%) DHCP
9 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
9 13 (54.17%) Linux
10 11 (45.83%) Load Balancing
11 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (37.50%) IIS
1 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (66.67%) DNS
3 15 (62.50%) OSPF
3 15 (62.50%) BGP
3 15 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
4 13 (54.17%) BIG-IP
4 13 (54.17%) Network Security
4 13 (54.17%) DMVPN
4 13 (54.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 13 (54.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 13 (54.17%) NetScreen
4 13 (54.17%) DHCP
5 2 (8.33%) VoIP
5 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.17%) DDNS
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Network Specialist
2 13 (54.17%) Network Security Specialist
2 13 (54.17%) Security Specialist
3 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) Network Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Thin Client
1 15 (62.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
2 11 (45.83%) Load Balancing
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) CCNP
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (54.17%) CCSE
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (25.00%) MCSA
3 6 (25.00%) MCITP
4 2 (8.33%) CCIE
4 2 (8.33%) CCVP
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (37.50%) Forefront TMG
2 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) Terminal Services
3 3 (12.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCOM
2 3 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (95.83%) CheckPoint
3 22 (91.67%) VMware
4 17 (70.83%) F5
5 15 (62.50%) Citrix
6 13 (54.17%) Blue Coat
6 13 (54.17%) Infoblox
6 13 (54.17%) Imperva
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 8 (33.33%) HP
9 4 (16.67%) Brocade
10 3 (12.50%) McAfee
11 2 (8.33%) Juniper