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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 29 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 30 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.57% 3.42% 2.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.52% 21.43% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 7
Median daily rate £380 £475 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +90.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £305 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £483 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £368
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
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
109 84 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 16.59% 15.97% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 60 38
Median daily rate £350 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 13
Median hourly rate £13.70 £12.18 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.52% -66.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £14.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +1 26 £425 -2.85% 5
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 25 (58.14%) Cisco
2 19 (44.19%) F5
3 18 (41.86%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (41.86%) CheckPoint
4 17 (39.53%) SIEM
4 17 (39.53%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (34.88%) Use Case
5 15 (34.88%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (32.56%) CCNA
7 13 (30.23%) HTTP
7 13 (30.23%) Anomaly Detection
7 13 (30.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (23.26%) Brocade
10 9 (20.93%) Blue Coat
10 9 (20.93%) CCNP
10 9 (20.93%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
11 8 (18.60%) Migration
12 6 (13.95%) LAN
12 6 (13.95%) Nessus
12 6 (13.95%) Nmap
12 6 (13.95%) Metasploit
12 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (11.63%) Cyber Attack
13 5 (11.63%) Threat Detection
13 5 (11.63%) Threat Modelling
13 5 (11.63%) Wireless
13 5 (11.63%) Facilities Management
14 4 (9.30%) Finance

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Confluence
1 1 (2.33%) IIS
1 1 (2.33%) Liferay
1 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) IaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (30.23%) HTTP
3 9 (20.93%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (13.95%) LAN
5 5 (11.63%) Wireless
6 4 (9.30%) BGP
6 4 (9.30%) WAN
6 4 (9.30%) WLAN
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (4.65%) DHCP
7 2 (4.65%) DMZ
7 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.65%) Network Security
7 2 (4.65%) OSPF
7 2 (4.65%) TACACS
7 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Metasploit
2 2 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) git-flow
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Network Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Network Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Security Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Velocity
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Cybersecurity
1 17 (39.53%) SIEM
2 15 (34.88%) Use Case
3 13 (30.23%) Anomaly Detection
4 8 (18.60%) Migration
5 5 (11.63%) Facilities Management
5 5 (11.63%) Threat Detection
5 5 (11.63%) Threat Modelling
6 4 (9.30%) Network Management
7 2 (4.65%) Network Design
8 1 (2.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.33%) DevOps
8 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.33%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.33%) Open Source
8 1 (2.33%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.33%) Security Operations
8 1 (2.33%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Java
1 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (32.56%) CCNA
3 9 (20.93%) CCNP
4 2 (4.65%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Shibboleth
1 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (13.95%) Nessus
2 6 (13.95%) Nmap
3 3 (6.98%) OpenView
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Cisco
2 19 (44.19%) F5
3 18 (41.86%) CheckPoint
4 10 (23.26%) Brocade
5 9 (20.93%) Blue Coat
6 3 (6.98%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.33%) Intel
7 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.33%) WSO2
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