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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 31 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Firewall 16 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.12% 3.91% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.81% 23.08% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 1
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£281 £310 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.27% -27.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -16.48%
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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
62 52 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.98% 16.94% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 24
Average daily rate £275 £310 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £179 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -74.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 9 £275 - 3
Rotherham 0 2 £288 -
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 33 (62.26%) Windows
2 29 (54.72%) Cisco
3 25 (47.17%) Linux
3 25 (47.17%) .NET
3 25 (47.17%) IIS
4 23 (43.40%) ITIL
5 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
5 22 (41.51%) JBoss
6 21 (39.62%) SQL
7 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
8 19 (35.85%) Migration
9 18 (33.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (32.08%) DNS
10 17 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (32.08%) Oracle
11 16 (30.19%) SharePoint
11 16 (30.19%) WAN
11 16 (30.19%) BizTalk Server
11 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (28.30%) Windows 2000 Server
12 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (26.42%) NetApp
13 14 (26.42%) EMC
14 13 (24.53%) CCNA
14 13 (24.53%) Red Hat
14 13 (24.53%) CheckPoint
14 13 (24.53%) Windows 2000
14 13 (24.53%) VB
14 13 (24.53%) XML

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 25 (47.17%) IIS
2 22 (41.51%) JBoss
3 16 (30.19%) SharePoint
3 16 (30.19%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.89%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.08%) DNS
2 16 (30.19%) WAN
3 10 (18.87%) LAN
4 6 (11.32%) BGP
4 6 (11.32%) EIGRP
5 5 (9.43%) Network Security
6 4 (7.55%) MPLS
6 4 (7.55%) SAN
7 3 (5.66%) DHCP
8 2 (3.77%) FTP
8 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.89%) HTTP
9 1 (1.89%) DMZ
9 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
2 18 (33.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) DB2
General
1 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Migration Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Network Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Applications Support
4 6 (11.32%) Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Support Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.77%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.77%) Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Firewall Analyst
7 1 (1.89%) 3rd Line Support Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) Designer
7 1 (1.89%) Network Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (47.17%) .NET
2 13 (24.53%) XML
3 11 (20.75%) Web Services
4 2 (3.77%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.89%) HTML
5 1 (1.89%) XSD
5 1 (1.89%) JMS
5 1 (1.89%) WSDL
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.89%) Middleware
5 1 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.89%) JSON
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
3 1 (1.89%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (62.26%) Windows
2 25 (47.17%) Linux
3 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (28.30%) Windows 2000 Server
4 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (24.53%) Windows 2000
6 4 (7.55%) UNIX
7 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) ITIL
2 19 (35.85%) Migration
3 13 (24.53%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.55%) Supplier Management
4 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.77%) Line Management
6 1 (1.89%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.89%) SOA
6 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.89%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.89%) Open Source
6 1 (1.89%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.89%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.89%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.89%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.89%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) SQL
2 13 (24.53%) VB
2 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
2 13 (24.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.89%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (24.53%) CCNA
3 12 (22.64%) CCNP
4 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (9.43%) MCSE
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.89%) MCTS
7 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.89%) MCSA
7 1 (1.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.77%) vSphere
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.89%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.89%) vCloud
4 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Foglight
2 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.89%) WSUS
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (54.72%) Cisco
2 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
3 17 (32.08%) Oracle
4 14 (26.42%) EMC
4 14 (26.42%) NetApp
5 13 (24.53%) Red Hat
5 13 (24.53%) CheckPoint
6 10 (18.87%) F5
7 9 (16.98%) HP
8 6 (11.32%) New Relic
9 5 (9.43%) VMware
10 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.77%) Citrix
10 2 (3.77%) Symantec
10 2 (3.77%) Dell
11 1 (1.89%) Intel
11 1 (1.89%) SAP
11 1 (1.89%) IBM
11 1 (1.89%) Websense
11 1 (1.89%) Software AG
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