The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 20 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 16 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.49% 2.34% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.37% 18.37% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
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£300 £238 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -44.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £36.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +113.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.13% -2.22%
Firewall
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 South Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 49 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 14.33% 12.73% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 18
Average daily rate £275 £243 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% -42.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 8
Average hourly rate £13.25 £44.97 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.53% +239.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the South Yorkshire region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the South Yorkshire region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +20 13 £294 +23.68% 4
Barnsley - - - - 1
Doncaster - - - - 1
Rotherham - - - - 1
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 12 (40.00%) ITIL
2 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Cisco
3 10 (33.33%) FTP
3 10 (33.33%) .NET
3 10 (33.33%) IIS
3 10 (33.33%) Wireless
4 9 (30.00%) XML
4 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (26.67%) Internet
5 8 (26.67%) Blackberry
5 8 (26.67%) IP Telephony
5 8 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (23.33%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
7 6 (20.00%) VPN
7 6 (20.00%) LAN
7 6 (20.00%) WAN
8 5 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (16.67%) CISA
8 5 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
8 5 (16.67%) LINC
9 4 (13.33%) Service Management
9 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (13.33%) Oracle
9 4 (13.33%) SQL Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 10 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) FTP
1 10 (33.33%) Wireless
2 8 (26.67%) IP Telephony
2 8 (26.67%) Internet
2 8 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (20.00%) LAN
4 6 (20.00%) WAN
4 6 (20.00%) VPN
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.67%) DNS
7 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
7 1 (3.33%) SSL
7 1 (3.33%) SAN
7 1 (3.33%) HTTP
7 1 (3.33%) SNMP
7 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.33%) PuTTY
7 1 (3.33%) SSH
7 1 (3.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.00%) Back Office
2 2 (6.67%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
1 8 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) IT Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Network Support
4 2 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Support
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Cisco Support
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Cisco Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 9 (30.00%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.00%) CESG
3 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (3.33%) FMCG
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) UNIX
4 2 (6.67%) AIX
4 2 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (3.33%) Debian
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (13.33%) Service Management
4 3 (10.00%) Information Security
4 3 (10.00%) Change Control
4 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma
5 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.33%) CMMI
6 1 (3.33%) Workflow
6 1 (3.33%) Network Design
6 1 (3.33%) Logistics
6 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 5 (16.67%) LINC
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.67%) CISA
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.33%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.67%) Aruba
6 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 2 (6.67%) SonicWALL
6 2 (6.67%) JBoss
6 2 (6.67%) Dell
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) Nokia
7 1 (3.33%) IBM
7 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.33%) LogRhythm
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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