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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 32 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 13 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.14% 1.92% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.57% 14.29% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 3
Average daily rate
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£288 £310 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.25% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £310 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £310 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.01 £20.25 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+8.70% -10.98%
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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
74 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.87% 13.42% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 16 21
Average daily rate £225 £310 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.41% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.25 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -73.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 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 31 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 - 8 £275 - 8
Rotherham - 2 £288 -
Barnsley - 1 £103 - 2
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 26 (53.06%) Cisco
3 25 (51.02%) Linux
4 24 (48.98%) .NET
4 24 (48.98%) IIS
5 22 (44.90%) JBoss
5 22 (44.90%) ITIL
6 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 20 (40.82%) SQL
8 18 (36.73%) Migration
9 17 (34.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (32.65%) Oracle
11 15 (30.61%) SharePoint
11 15 (30.61%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (30.61%) Windows 2000 Server
11 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (28.57%) Red Hat
12 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
13 13 (26.53%) VB
13 13 (26.53%) Windows 2000
13 13 (26.53%) EMC
13 13 (26.53%) WAN
13 13 (26.53%) NetApp
13 13 (26.53%) PowerShell
13 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (24.49%) XML

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 24 (48.98%) IIS
2 22 (44.90%) JBoss
3 15 (30.61%) SharePoint
3 15 (30.61%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.04%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.04%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.04%) Jetty
5 1 (2.04%) nginx
5 1 (2.04%) Confluence
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) WAN
2 11 (22.45%) DNS
3 10 (20.41%) LAN
4 5 (10.20%) Network Security
5 4 (8.16%) SAN
5 4 (8.16%) MPLS
6 3 (6.12%) BGP
6 3 (6.12%) EIGRP
6 3 (6.12%) Wireless
6 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.12%) DHCP
7 2 (4.08%) FTP
7 2 (4.08%) VPN
7 2 (4.08%) DMZ
8 1 (2.04%) Internet
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
8 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 17 (34.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) DB2
3 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Ant
1 1 (2.04%) PVCS
1 1 (2.04%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.04%) JMeter
1 1 (2.04%) CruiseControl
1 1 (2.04%) Subversion
1 1 (2.04%) Maven
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
1 1 (2.04%) Selenium
1 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
1 1 (2.04%) Hudson
1 1 (2.04%) Gerrit
1 1 (2.04%) FishEye
1 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
1 1 (2.04%) Gradle
1 1 (2.04%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Migration Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Applications Support
3 7 (14.29%) Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Support Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.08%) IT Support
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.08%) Firewall Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) Designer
8 1 (2.04%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.98%) .NET
2 12 (24.49%) XML
3 11 (22.45%) Web Services
4 2 (4.08%) HTML
4 2 (4.08%) Regular Expression
5 1 (2.04%) XSD
5 1 (2.04%) JMS
5 1 (2.04%) WSDL
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.04%) Middleware
5 1 (2.04%) LAMP
5 1 (2.04%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.04%) Java EE
5 1 (2.04%) JSON
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (2.04%) jQuery
5 1 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Tandem
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 25 (51.02%) Linux
3 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (30.61%) Windows 2000 Server
4 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (26.53%) Windows 2000
6 5 (10.20%) UNIX
7 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.04%) Solaris
8 1 (2.04%) CentOS
8 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) ITIL
2 18 (36.73%) Migration
3 7 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.20%) Supplier Management
5 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.08%) Line Management
7 1 (2.04%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.04%) Critical Success Factor
7 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.04%) TDD
7 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.04%) Open Source
7 1 (2.04%) BDD
7 1 (2.04%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.04%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.04%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) SQL
2 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 13 (26.53%) VB
3 13 (26.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.08%) Java
5 1 (2.04%) C++
5 1 (2.04%) Perl
5 1 (2.04%) PHP
5 1 (2.04%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.04%) Ruby
5 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (22.45%) CCNA
3 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (12.24%) MCSE
4 6 (12.24%) CCNP
5 4 (8.16%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.08%) MCTS
6 2 (4.08%) MCSA
6 2 (4.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.04%) HP ASE
7 1 (2.04%) MCP
7 1 (2.04%) MCITP
7 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (4.08%) vSphere
3 2 (4.08%) vCloud
4 1 (2.04%) Docker
4 1 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) XenApp
4 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Foglight
2 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.08%) WSUS
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.04%) Puppet
3 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.04%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 26 (53.06%) Cisco
2 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 16 (32.65%) Oracle
4 14 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 13 (26.53%) EMC
5 13 (26.53%) NetApp
6 10 (20.41%) HP
7 7 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 7 (14.29%) VMware
8 6 (12.24%) F5
8 6 (12.24%) New Relic
9 3 (6.12%) Citrix
10 2 (4.08%) Symantec
10 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.04%) Google
11 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
11 1 (2.04%) Websense
11 1 (2.04%) Software AG
11 1 (2.04%) Juniper
11 1 (2.04%) Intel
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