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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 30 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.41% 3.95% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 21.88% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+21.83% -16.34%
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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
44 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.67% 18.08% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 13
Average daily rate £370 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.41% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Average hourly rate £37.60 £23.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.31% -26.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014, 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 13 (68.42%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (47.37%) Internet
3 9 (47.37%) Wireless
4 8 (42.11%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (42.11%) IP Telephony
4 8 (42.11%) Blackberry
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) ITIL
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (26.32%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
6 5 (26.32%) LINC
6 5 (26.32%) CISA
6 5 (26.32%) WAN
6 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
6 5 (26.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (21.05%) VPN
7 4 (21.05%) DNS
7 4 (21.05%) LAN
7 4 (21.05%) CCNP
7 4 (21.05%) CCNA
7 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
8 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (15.79%) Change Control
8 3 (15.79%) Information Security
8 3 (15.79%) CESG
8 3 (15.79%) Back Office
9 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (10.53%) EIGRP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Internet
1 9 (47.37%) Wireless
2 8 (42.11%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (42.11%) IP Telephony
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (26.32%) WAN
5 4 (21.05%) VPN
5 4 (21.05%) DNS
5 4 (21.05%) LAN
6 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
6 2 (10.53%) BGP
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
7 1 (5.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Security Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Network Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Security Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Support Technician
4 3 (15.79%) IT Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Network Support
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Support
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Technician
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Support
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.79%) CESG
3 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (15.79%) Change Control
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security
5 2 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) SIEM
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) LINC
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) CISA
3 4 (21.05%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
1 5 (26.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.53%) Nokia
4 2 (10.53%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.26%) LogRhythm
5 1 (5.26%) TippingPoint
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) HP
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