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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 34 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 21 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.04% 6.79% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.89% 41.30% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 3
Median daily rate £400 £275 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +4.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £181 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £300 £279
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+23.58% +43.24%
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
54 46 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 12.95% 16.43% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 13
Median daily rate £450 £275 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £300 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 27 (65.85%) Cisco
2 21 (51.22%) CheckPoint
3 19 (46.34%) F5
4 18 (43.90%) Network Security
5 15 (36.59%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (31.71%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (29.27%) Internet
8 11 (26.83%) CCNA
8 11 (26.83%) Windows
8 11 (26.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (24.39%) Unix
10 9 (21.95%) ITIL
10 9 (21.95%) Linux
10 9 (21.95%) CCNP
10 9 (21.95%) CCSA
11 8 (19.51%) HTTP
12 7 (17.07%) Client/Server
12 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (17.07%) SIEM
13 6 (14.63%) Wireless
13 6 (14.63%) LAN
13 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
13 6 (14.63%) Check Point Certification
14 5 (12.20%) CCDA
14 5 (12.20%) CCDP
14 5 (12.20%) Service Management
14 5 (12.20%) Computer Security
14 5 (12.20%) Information Management
14 5 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (9.76%) CCSE

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:

Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) Network Security
2 15 (36.59%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (29.27%) Internet
4 11 (26.83%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (19.51%) HTTP
6 6 (14.63%) LAN
6 6 (14.63%) Wireless
7 5 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (9.76%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (9.76%) SSL
8 4 (9.76%) VPN
8 4 (9.76%) WAN
9 3 (7.32%) DNS
9 3 (7.32%) SNMP
9 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
10 2 (4.88%) BGP
10 2 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (4.88%) DMZ
10 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
10 2 (4.88%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Network Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Security Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Security Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Consultant
5 6 (14.63%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Security Consultant
7 4 (9.76%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Firewall Specialist
8 3 (7.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Cisco Specialist
9 2 (4.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Graduate
9 2 (4.88%) Graduate Network Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Junior Network Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Monitoring Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Network Specialist
9 2 (4.88%) Security Monitoring Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.44%) Middleware
1 1 (2.44%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (17.07%) Client/Server
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.44%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Unix
3 9 (21.95%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) SIEM
3 5 (12.20%) Computer Security
3 5 (12.20%) Information Management
3 5 (12.20%) Service Management
4 4 (9.76%) Change Control
4 4 (9.76%) Information Security
4 4 (9.76%) Security Testing
4 4 (9.76%) Use Case
4 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (7.32%) Analytics
5 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.32%) Security Operations
5 3 (7.32%) Web Filtering
5 3 (7.32%) Workflow
6 2 (4.88%) Anomaly Detection
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (26.83%) CCNA
3 9 (21.95%) CCNP
3 9 (21.95%) CCSA
4 6 (14.63%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (12.20%) CCDA
5 5 (12.20%) CCDP
6 4 (9.76%) CCSE
6 4 (9.76%) GCIH
6 4 (9.76%) GSEC
7 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.44%) CCIE
8 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (7.32%) Nessus
2 3 (7.32%) Nmap
3 1 (2.44%) QRadar
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Cisco
2 21 (51.22%) CheckPoint
3 19 (46.34%) F5
4 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.76%) Cramer
6 3 (7.32%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.88%) Splunk
8 1 (2.44%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.44%) Juniper
8 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
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