The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 34 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.00% 1.75% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.46% 10.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate £264 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.43% -30.83%
Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 58 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 14.86% 16.91% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 40 27
Average daily rate £280 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 4
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -46.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.45 £15.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Firewall
Yorkshire

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -3 5 £264 -21.92% 4
Doncaster - - - - 1
Rotherham - - - - 1
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (66.67%) LAN
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) VoIP
4 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 4 (26.67%) IIS
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) Wireless
5 4 (26.67%) Aruba
6 3 (20.00%) FortiGate
6 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (20.00%) Back Office
6 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) NETGEAR
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (20.00%) PBX
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) FTP
6 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (20.00%) Internet
6 3 (20.00%) Juniper

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (26.67%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) LAN
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) VPN
4 5 (33.33%) VoIP
4 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) PBX
6 3 (20.00%) FTP
6 3 (20.00%) Internet
6 3 (20.00%) SAN
7 2 (13.33%) DHCP
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (6.67%) PABX
8 1 (6.67%) Wireless Security
8 1 (6.67%) SMTP
8 1 (6.67%) OSPF
8 1 (6.67%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) HACMP
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) AIX
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) B2B
3 2 (13.33%) B2C
3 2 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) IBM AIX Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) Aruba
4 3 (20.00%) NETGEAR
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Juniper
5 2 (13.33%) NetApp
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Rotherham
Modis International - London
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £650 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + NEG
Posted: 15 days ago