The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 23 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.79% 0.55% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.41% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -16.48%
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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
34 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 12.88% 8.79% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 10
Average daily rate £263 £311 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £279 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £150.00 £11.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1263.63% -75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 16 (51.61%) Cisco
2 15 (48.39%) DNS
2 15 (48.39%) WAN
2 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 15 (48.39%) Windows
3 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
5 11 (35.48%) CheckPoint
6 10 (32.26%) Migration
6 10 (32.26%) CCNP
6 10 (32.26%) CCNA
6 10 (32.26%) SQL
6 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
6 10 (32.26%) IIS
6 10 (32.26%) Load Balancing
7 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (29.03%) .NET
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle
7 9 (29.03%) Linux
7 9 (29.03%) JBoss
7 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
7 9 (29.03%) LAN
7 9 (29.03%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (25.81%) F5
9 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (22.58%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
9 7 (22.58%) HP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 10 (32.26%) IIS
2 9 (29.03%) JBoss
2 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
2 9 (29.03%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) WAN
1 15 (48.39%) DNS
2 9 (29.03%) LAN
3 6 (19.35%) BGP
3 6 (19.35%) EIGRP
4 5 (16.13%) Network Security
5 4 (12.90%) SAN
5 4 (12.90%) MPLS
6 3 (9.68%) DHCP
7 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Network Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Migration Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Support Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (22.58%) Windows 2000 Server
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (16.13%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) Migration
2 10 (32.26%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.90%) Supplier Management
4 2 (6.45%) Line Management
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) VB
2 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (32.26%) CCNP
2 10 (32.26%) CCNA
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (16.13%) MCSE
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.23%) MCTS
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.23%) MCSA
6 1 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (3.23%) vCloud
4 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Foglight
2 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
3 1 (3.23%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Cisco
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
3 11 (35.48%) CheckPoint
4 9 (29.03%) Oracle
5 8 (25.81%) F5
6 7 (22.58%) HP
7 6 (19.35%) EMC
7 6 (19.35%) NetApp
8 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
8 5 (16.13%) New Relic
9 4 (12.90%) VMware
10 2 (6.45%) Symantec
10 2 (6.45%) Citrix
11 1 (3.23%) Dell
11 1 (3.23%) IBM
11 1 (3.23%) Websense
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