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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 31 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 2.47% 0.51% 3.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 6.67% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
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£350 £263 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -32.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+0.11% -2.27%
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
46 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 18.93% 7.61% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 5 16
Average daily rate £250 £330 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -14.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.25 £12.62 £8.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% +42.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 - 6 £338 -
York - 2 £350 - 2
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (50.00%) LAN
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) ArchiMate
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) CCIP
5 2 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (16.67%) IPv4
5 2 (16.67%) IPv6
5 2 (16.67%) FortiGate
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 1 (8.33%) Network Security
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (8.33%) Network Design

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LAN
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) IPv4
5 2 (16.67%) IPv6
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ArchiMate
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) CCIP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) CCDP
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Juniper
2 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (8.33%) Aruba
3 1 (8.33%) Brocade