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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 34 26 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 18 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.67% 6.26% 6.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.22% 29.35% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 13
Median daily rate £425 £275 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -18.44%
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
89 92 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.16% 21.35% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 67 25
Median daily rate £500 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £12.35 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+264.37% +12.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 20 (51.28%) SIEM
2 18 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (46.15%) Cisco
3 17 (43.59%) Use Case
4 14 (35.90%) Anomaly Detection
4 14 (35.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 14 (35.90%) HTTP
5 12 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 12 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (25.64%) F5
6 10 (25.64%) CCNA
7 9 (23.08%) Nessus
7 9 (23.08%) Nmap
7 9 (23.08%) Metasploit
8 7 (17.95%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (15.38%) LAN
10 5 (12.82%) ITIL
10 5 (12.82%) CCNP
10 5 (12.82%) DMZ
10 5 (12.82%) Cyber Attack
11 4 (10.26%) Blue Coat
11 4 (10.26%) Brocade
11 4 (10.26%) WAN
11 4 (10.26%) Wireless
12 3 (7.69%) Service Management
12 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
12 3 (7.69%) Information Security

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 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) HTTP
2 12 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (17.95%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (15.38%) LAN
5 5 (12.82%) DMZ
6 4 (10.26%) WAN
6 4 (10.26%) Wireless
7 3 (7.69%) Ethernet
7 3 (7.69%) Internet
8 2 (5.13%) Network Security
8 2 (5.13%) SNMP
8 2 (5.13%) SSL
8 2 (5.13%) VPN
8 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.13%) WLAN
9 1 (2.56%) BIG-IP
9 1 (2.56%) MPLS
9 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Consultant
2 9 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Security Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Firewall Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Junior
6 2 (5.13%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Graduate
7 1 (2.56%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Unix
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) SIEM
2 18 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (43.59%) Use Case
4 14 (35.90%) Anomaly Detection
5 5 (12.82%) ITIL
6 3 (7.69%) Change Control
6 3 (7.69%) Facilities Management
6 3 (7.69%) Information Security
6 3 (7.69%) Security Operations
6 3 (7.69%) Service Management
6 3 (7.69%) Threat Management
7 2 (5.13%) Analytics
7 2 (5.13%) Computer Security
7 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.13%) Network Management
7 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.13%) Threat Detection
7 2 (5.13%) Threat Modelling
7 2 (5.13%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (25.64%) CCNA
3 5 (12.82%) CCNP
4 3 (7.69%) CCIE
5 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 9 (23.08%) Nessus
2 9 (23.08%) Nmap
3 2 (5.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Cisco
2 12 (30.77%) CheckPoint
3 10 (25.64%) F5
4 4 (10.26%) Blue Coat
4 4 (10.26%) Brocade
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.13%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.56%) Intel
7 1 (2.56%) Juniper
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