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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 38 29 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.71% 4.78% 8.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 24.10% 48.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 13
Median daily rate £200 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £213 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £500 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.13 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+3.10% -14.36%

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
60 83 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.14% 19.86% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 48 28
Median daily rate £475 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £213 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 15 (45.45%) Cisco
2 14 (42.42%) F5
3 13 (39.39%) CheckPoint
4 12 (36.36%) Migration
5 11 (33.33%) SIEM
5 11 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (30.30%) Anomaly Detection
6 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (30.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 10 (30.30%) Brocade
6 10 (30.30%) HTTP
7 9 (27.27%) Blue Coat
7 9 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (27.27%) Use Case
8 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
8 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (21.21%) CCNA
10 5 (15.15%) Facilities Management
10 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
10 5 (15.15%) Linux
10 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (15.15%) Puppet
10 5 (15.15%) Threat Detection
10 5 (15.15%) Threat Modelling
10 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (12.12%) Software Delivery
11 4 (12.12%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (12.12%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (12.12%) GoCD

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 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) Confluence
1 1 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) Liferay
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (30.30%) HTTP
3 9 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (9.09%) BGP
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.06%) DHCP
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) DNS
6 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
6 1 (3.03%) OSPF
6 1 (3.03%) TACACS
6 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) GoCD
1 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
1 4 (12.12%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (9.09%) Metasploit
3 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) git-flow
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Network Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Exchange Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Junior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Network Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Network Support
8 1 (3.03%) Network Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Velocity
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Migration
2 11 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (33.33%) SIEM
3 10 (30.30%) Anomaly Detection
4 9 (27.27%) Use Case
5 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
5 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.15%) Facilities Management
5 5 (15.15%) Threat Detection
5 5 (15.15%) Threat Modelling
6 4 (12.12%) High Availability
6 4 (12.12%) Software Delivery
7 3 (9.09%) DevOps
7 3 (9.09%) Network Management
8 1 (3.03%) Cyber Intelligence
8 1 (3.03%) Open Source
8 1 (3.03%) SDLC
8 1 (3.03%) Security Operations
8 1 (3.03%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
1 4 (12.12%) Python
1 4 (12.12%) Ruby
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) PHP
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.21%) CCNA
3 3 (9.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) Shibboleth
3 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (15.15%) Puppet
3 3 (9.09%) Nessus
3 3 (9.09%) Nmap
3 3 (9.09%) OpenView
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Cisco
2 14 (42.42%) F5
3 13 (39.39%) CheckPoint
4 10 (30.30%) Brocade
5 9 (27.27%) Blue Coat
6 4 (12.12%) Atlassian
7 3 (9.09%) HP
8 1 (3.03%) Citrix
8 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.03%) WSO2