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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 34 11 28
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Contract jobs citing Firewall 15 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.58% 9.65% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.86% 48.89% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 1
Average daily rate £325 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
- +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.97% +15.62%
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
84 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.05% 19.74% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 30
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 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 8 February 2016, 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 29 (69.05%) Cisco
2 17 (40.48%) Network Security
3 16 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (33.33%) F5
5 13 (30.95%) SSL
5 13 (30.95%) VPN
6 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 12 (28.57%) WAN
6 12 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 12 (28.57%) CCNA
7 11 (26.19%) LAN
8 10 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (23.81%) Information Security
8 10 (23.81%) Network Design
9 9 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (21.43%) VLAN
9 9 (21.43%) MPLS
9 9 (21.43%) VoIP
9 9 (21.43%) Linux
9 9 (21.43%) Windows
10 8 (19.05%) CCNP
10 8 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (16.67%) FTP
11 7 (16.67%) HTTPS
11 7 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 6 (14.29%) Wireless

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Jetty
2 1 (2.38%) nginx
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
1 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) Network Security
2 13 (30.95%) SSL
2 13 (30.95%) VPN
3 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 12 (28.57%) WAN
4 11 (26.19%) LAN
5 10 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (21.43%) MPLS
6 9 (21.43%) VLAN
6 9 (21.43%) VoIP
7 7 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (16.67%) FTP
7 7 (16.67%) HTTPS
8 6 (14.29%) Internet
8 6 (14.29%) Wireless
9 4 (9.52%) DNS
10 3 (7.14%) IPsec
11 2 (4.76%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Big Data
1 1 (2.38%) Couchbase
1 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.38%) MySQL
1 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) JConsole
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) JMeter
2 1 (2.38%) JProfiler
2 1 (2.38%) Selenium
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
2 1 (2.38%) VisualVM
2 1 (2.38%) YourKit
General
1 3 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Consultant
2 9 (21.43%) Security Consultant
3 8 (19.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Network Consultant
5 6 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
6 5 (11.90%) Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Check Point Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco Security Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) IT Support
8 2 (4.76%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.38%) Java EE
2 1 (2.38%) JMS
2 1 (2.38%) LAMP
2 1 (2.38%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) CESG
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Unix
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.38%) AIX
4 1 (2.38%) CentOS
4 1 (2.38%) Debian
4 1 (2.38%) Solaris
4 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Information Security
1 10 (23.81%) Network Design
2 8 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 6 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
4 5 (11.90%) ITIL
5 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.14%) SIEM
7 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.76%) Data Privacy
7 2 (4.76%) DevOps
7 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.76%) Open Source
7 2 (4.76%) Project Management
7 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.76%) Service Management
7 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.38%) Java
1 1 (2.38%) Perl
1 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (28.57%) CCNA
3 8 (19.05%) CCNP
4 4 (9.52%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (7.14%) CCSA
6 2 (4.76%) CCDP
6 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
1 1 (2.38%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (2.38%) NFS
1 1 (2.38%) PowerHA
1 1 (2.38%) Varnish
1 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Nagios
1 2 (4.76%) Nessus
1 2 (4.76%) Nmap
2 1 (2.38%) Cacti
2 1 (2.38%) Cobbler
2 1 (2.38%) logstash
2 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.38%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) QRadar
Vendors
1 29 (69.05%) Cisco
2 14 (33.33%) F5
3 12 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.52%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.76%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) Juniper
7 1 (2.38%) New Relic
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.38%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.38%) Splunk
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