The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 30 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 26 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.91% 3.72% 2.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.26% 22.22% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 5
Median daily rate £425 £438 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +75.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
- +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.09%
Firewall
South 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 Sheffield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
92 72 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.39% 16.74% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 54 22
Median daily rate £375 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 7
Median hourly rate - £9.50 £37.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -74.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 20 (52.63%) Cisco
2 17 (44.74%) SIEM
2 17 (44.74%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (42.11%) F5
4 15 (39.47%) Use Case
4 15 (39.47%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (39.47%) CheckPoint
5 13 (34.21%) HTTP
5 13 (34.21%) Anomaly Detection
5 13 (34.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (28.95%) CCNA
8 10 (26.32%) Brocade
9 9 (23.68%) Blue Coat
9 9 (23.68%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
10 8 (21.05%) Migration
11 6 (15.79%) Nessus
11 6 (15.79%) Nmap
11 6 (15.79%) CCNP
11 6 (15.79%) Metasploit
12 5 (13.16%) Threat Modelling
12 5 (13.16%) Threat Detection
12 5 (13.16%) Cyber Attack
12 5 (13.16%) Facilities Management
13 4 (10.53%) Finance
13 4 (10.53%) LAN
13 4 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (7.89%) Network Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) Confluence
1 1 (2.63%) IIS
1 1 (2.63%) Liferay
1 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (34.21%) HTTP
3 9 (23.68%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (10.53%) LAN
5 3 (7.89%) BGP
5 3 (7.89%) WAN
5 3 (7.89%) Wireless
5 3 (7.89%) WLAN
6 2 (5.26%) DMZ
6 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.26%) Network Security
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (2.63%) DHCP
7 1 (2.63%) OSPF
7 1 (2.63%) TACACS
7 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) git-flow
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Network Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Network Support
7 1 (2.63%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Velocity
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Cybersecurity
1 17 (44.74%) SIEM
2 15 (39.47%) Use Case
3 13 (34.21%) Anomaly Detection
4 8 (21.05%) Migration
5 5 (13.16%) Facilities Management
5 5 (13.16%) Threat Detection
5 5 (13.16%) Threat Modelling
6 3 (7.89%) Network Management
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.63%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.63%) DevOps
7 1 (2.63%) Information Security
7 1 (2.63%) Open Source
7 1 (2.63%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.63%) Security Operations
7 1 (2.63%) Threat Management
7 1 (2.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Java
1 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (28.95%) CCNA
3 6 (15.79%) CCNP
4 2 (5.26%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Shibboleth
1 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (15.79%) Nessus
2 6 (15.79%) Nmap
3 3 (7.89%) OpenView
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Cisco
2 16 (42.11%) F5
3 15 (39.47%) CheckPoint
4 10 (26.32%) Brocade
5 9 (23.68%) Blue Coat
6 3 (7.89%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) Intel
7 1 (2.63%) WSO2
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