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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 25 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing Firewall 19 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.08% 3.22% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.05% 21.57% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 1
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£288 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+26.43% -16.34%
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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
79 51 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 21.12% 14.91% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 20
Average daily rate £288 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £518 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 6
Average hourly rate £36.25 £17.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.22% -45.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 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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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 +11 16 £281 -19.64% 2
Doncaster - 2 £400 - 1
Barnsley - - - -
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 14 (56.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (36.00%) Internet
2 9 (36.00%) Wireless
3 8 (32.00%) Blackberry
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL
3 8 (32.00%) IP Telephony
3 8 (32.00%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (24.00%) WAN
6 5 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (20.00%) LAN
6 5 (20.00%) XML
6 5 (20.00%) Windows
6 5 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (20.00%) LINC
6 5 (20.00%) CISA
6 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
7 4 (16.00%) IIS
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (16.00%) .NET
7 4 (16.00%) FTP
7 4 (16.00%) VPN
8 3 (12.00%) DNS
8 3 (12.00%) MPLS
8 3 (12.00%) Back Office
8 3 (12.00%) Information Security

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (16.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Internet
1 9 (36.00%) Wireless
2 8 (32.00%) IP Telephony
2 8 (32.00%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (24.00%) WAN
5 5 (20.00%) LAN
6 4 (16.00%) FTP
6 4 (16.00%) VPN
7 3 (12.00%) DNS
7 3 (12.00%) MPLS
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (8.00%) SNMP
9 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
9 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
9 1 (4.00%) SSL
9 1 (4.00%) HTTP
9 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
9 1 (4.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.00%) Back Office
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Security Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) IT Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Support Technician
5 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Support
6 2 (8.00%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Network Support
6 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.00%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) XML
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.00%) CESG
3 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (8.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Debian
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Information Security
3 3 (12.00%) Change Control
3 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (8.00%) Logistics
4 2 (8.00%) Network Design
4 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) CMMI
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) LINC
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) CISA
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) Hyperic
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) F5
5 2 (8.00%) SonicWALL
5 2 (8.00%) Websense
5 2 (8.00%) Nokia
5 2 (8.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.00%) LogRhythm
6 1 (4.00%) TippingPoint