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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 27 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 21 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.50% 4.71% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.82% 39.39% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 0
Median daily rate £415 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.90% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £22.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+45.05% +22.97%
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
66 33 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.28% 11.96% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 17 11
Median daily rate £500 £140 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -54.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £300 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £150.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 23 (57.50%) Cisco
2 18 (45.00%) CheckPoint
3 16 (40.00%) Network Security
4 15 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (37.50%) F5
5 12 (30.00%) HTTP
6 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (27.50%) SIEM
7 10 (25.00%) Use Case
7 10 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (25.00%) CCNA
8 9 (22.50%) Unix
8 9 (22.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (20.00%) Anomaly Detection
9 8 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (20.00%) Windows
9 8 (20.00%) Internet
9 8 (20.00%) CCSA
10 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
10 7 (17.50%) CCNP
10 7 (17.50%) ITIL
10 7 (17.50%) Metasploit
10 7 (17.50%) Nessus
10 7 (17.50%) Nmap
11 6 (15.00%) Linux
11 6 (15.00%) LAN
12 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
12 5 (12.50%) CCDA
12 5 (12.50%) CCDP

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 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) Network Security
2 15 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (30.00%) HTTP
4 10 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (20.00%) Internet
6 6 (15.00%) LAN
7 5 (12.50%) DMZ
8 4 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (10.00%) SSL
8 4 (10.00%) Wireless
9 3 (7.50%) SNMP
9 3 (7.50%) VPN
9 3 (7.50%) WAN
9 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
10 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
11 1 (2.50%) DNS
11 1 (2.50%) FTP
11 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
11 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Consultant
1 11 (27.50%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 8 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Security Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Firewall Specialist
8 2 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Graduate
8 2 (5.00%) Graduate Network Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Junior
8 2 (5.00%) Junior Network Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) SOC Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Cisco Specialist
9 1 (2.50%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 3 (7.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (7.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (7.50%) Virtual Team
5 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Unix
2 8 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (15.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) SIEM
2 10 (25.00%) Use Case
3 8 (20.00%) Anomaly Detection
3 8 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (17.50%) ITIL
5 4 (10.00%) Computer Security
5 4 (10.00%) Information Management
5 4 (10.00%) Information Security
5 4 (10.00%) Security Operations
5 4 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (7.50%) Analytics
6 3 (7.50%) Change Control
6 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.50%) Service Management
6 3 (7.50%) Threat Management
6 3 (7.50%) Virtual Team Management
7 2 (5.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (25.00%) CCNA
3 8 (20.00%) CCSA
4 7 (17.50%) CCNP
5 5 (12.50%) CCDA
5 5 (12.50%) CCDP
6 4 (10.00%) CCSE
6 4 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (10.00%) GCIH
6 4 (10.00%) GSEC
7 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.50%) CCIE
7 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (17.50%) Nessus
2 7 (17.50%) Nmap
3 1 (2.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Cisco
2 18 (45.00%) CheckPoint
3 15 (37.50%) F5
4 4 (10.00%) Cramer
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.50%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.50%) Intel
6 1 (2.50%) Juniper
6 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.50%) Splunk