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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 35 31 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Contract jobs citing Firewall 13 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.21% 3.42% 9.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.06% 18.07% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 13
Median daily rate £275 £380 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.63% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £500 £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
- +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.94
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.43%

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
72 83 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.78% 18.91% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 52 28
Median daily rate £350 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 17 (47.22%) Cisco
2 14 (38.89%) F5
2 14 (38.89%) SIEM
2 14 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (36.11%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (36.11%) CheckPoint
4 12 (33.33%) Use Case
5 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (27.78%) Migration
5 10 (27.78%) Brocade
5 10 (27.78%) HTTP
5 10 (27.78%) Anomaly Detection
5 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (27.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 9 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (25.00%) CCNA
6 9 (25.00%) Blue Coat
7 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
8 5 (13.89%) Facilities Management
8 5 (13.89%) CCNP
8 5 (13.89%) Threat Detection
8 5 (13.89%) Threat Modelling
8 5 (13.89%) Cyber Attack
9 4 (11.11%) Finance
10 3 (8.33%) Wireless
10 3 (8.33%) Nessus
10 3 (8.33%) Nmap
10 3 (8.33%) OpenView
10 3 (8.33%) HP
10 3 (8.33%) BGP

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 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) Confluence
1 1 (2.78%) IIS
1 1 (2.78%) Liferay
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) IaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (27.78%) HTTP
3 9 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (8.33%) BGP
4 3 (8.33%) LAN
4 3 (8.33%) Wireless
4 3 (8.33%) WLAN
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (5.56%) DHCP
5 2 (5.56%) WAN
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (2.78%) DNS
6 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.78%) Network Security
6 1 (2.78%) OSPF
6 1 (2.78%) TACACS
6 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Metasploit
2 2 (5.56%) GoCD
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) git-flow
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Junior Network Support
8 1 (2.78%) Junior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Network Administrator
8 1 (2.78%) Network Support Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Security Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Velocity
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
1 14 (38.89%) SIEM
2 12 (33.33%) Use Case
3 10 (27.78%) Anomaly Detection
3 10 (27.78%) Migration
4 5 (13.89%) Facilities Management
4 5 (13.89%) Threat Detection
4 5 (13.89%) Threat Modelling
5 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.33%) Network Management
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) High Availability
6 2 (5.56%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) Cyber Intelligence
7 1 (2.78%) Open Source
7 1 (2.78%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Security Operations
7 1 (2.78%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
1 2 (5.56%) Python
1 2 (5.56%) Ruby
2 1 (2.78%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) PHP
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.00%) CCNA
3 5 (13.89%) CCNP
4 2 (5.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.78%) Shibboleth
2 1 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (8.33%) Nessus
2 3 (8.33%) Nmap
2 3 (8.33%) OpenView
2 3 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Cisco
2 14 (38.89%) F5
3 13 (36.11%) CheckPoint
4 10 (27.78%) Brocade
5 9 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (8.33%) HP
7 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.78%) Citrix
8 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.78%) WSO2