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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 32 16 34
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs citing Firewall 20 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.00% 7.37% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.23% 43.10% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 3
Average daily rate £300 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £315 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
- +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.97% +15.62%
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
104 58 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 20.80% 17.11% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 39 42
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £21.00 £13.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +57.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -23 15 £325 +25.00% 1
Doncaster - 4 £150 -
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 37 (71.15%) Cisco
2 19 (36.54%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (36.54%) Network Security
3 17 (32.69%) WAN
4 16 (30.77%) LAN
5 15 (28.85%) CCNA
5 15 (28.85%) TCP/IP
5 15 (28.85%) VPN
6 14 (26.92%) SSL
6 14 (26.92%) Windows
6 14 (26.92%) F5
7 13 (25.00%) Linux
8 12 (23.08%) CheckPoint
9 11 (21.15%) CCNP
9 11 (21.15%) Information Security
9 11 (21.15%) Network Design
10 10 (19.23%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
11 9 (17.31%) MPLS
11 9 (17.31%) VoIP
11 9 (17.31%) Windows Server
11 9 (17.31%) VLAN
12 8 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (15.38%) ITIL
12 8 (15.38%) HTTPS
12 8 (15.38%) FTP
13 7 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (13.46%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (13.46%) Network Monitoring

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (7.69%) IIS
1 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.77%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.77%) JBoss
2 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.85%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) Jetty
4 1 (1.92%) nginx
4 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
1 1 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (36.54%) Network Security
2 17 (32.69%) WAN
3 16 (30.77%) LAN
4 15 (28.85%) TCP/IP
4 15 (28.85%) VPN
5 14 (26.92%) SSL
6 10 (19.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (17.31%) MPLS
7 9 (17.31%) VLAN
7 9 (17.31%) VoIP
8 8 (15.38%) FTP
8 8 (15.38%) HTTPS
9 7 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (13.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (11.54%) Internet
10 6 (11.54%) Wireless
11 5 (9.62%) DNS
12 3 (5.77%) IP Telephony
12 3 (5.77%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.92%) Big Data
2 1 (1.92%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) JConsole
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) JMeter
2 1 (1.92%) JProfiler
2 1 (1.92%) Selenium
2 1 (1.92%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) VisualVM
2 1 (1.92%) YourKit
General
1 3 (5.77%) Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Consultant
2 9 (17.31%) Security Consultant
3 8 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Network Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) Network Security Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Administrator
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Security Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Cisco Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Cisco Security Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Web Services
2 3 (5.77%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.92%) Java EE
3 1 (1.92%) JMS
3 1 (1.92%) LAMP
3 1 (1.92%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.92%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.92%) Middleware
3 1 (1.92%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.92%) CESG
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Windows
2 13 (25.00%) Linux
3 9 (17.31%) Windows Server
4 6 (11.54%) Unix
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.77%) Windows 2000
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.92%) AIX
8 1 (1.92%) CentOS
8 1 (1.92%) Debian
8 1 (1.92%) Solaris
8 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.92%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Information Security
1 11 (21.15%) Network Design
2 8 (15.38%) ITIL
2 8 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (13.46%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 6 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (9.62%) Asset Management
6 4 (7.69%) Migration
6 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.77%) SIEM
8 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.85%) Data Privacy
8 2 (3.85%) DevOps
8 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.85%) High Availability
8 2 (3.85%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.85%) Open Source
8 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
1 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
1 3 (5.77%) SQL
1 3 (5.77%) VB
2 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.92%) Java
2 1 (1.92%) Perl
2 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (36.54%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (28.85%) CCNA
3 11 (21.15%) CCNP
4 4 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (5.77%) CCSA
6 2 (3.85%) CCDP
6 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
1 1 (1.92%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (1.92%) NFS
1 1 (1.92%) PowerHA
1 1 (1.92%) Varnish
1 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Foglight
2 2 (3.85%) Nagios
2 2 (3.85%) Nessus
2 2 (3.85%) Nmap
3 1 (1.92%) Cacti
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.92%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.92%) logstash
3 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.92%) Puppet
3 1 (1.92%) QRadar
Vendors
1 37 (71.15%) Cisco
2 14 (26.92%) F5
3 12 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 4 (7.69%) New Relic
5 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.77%) EMC
6 3 (5.77%) NetApp
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle
7 2 (3.85%) Dell
7 2 (3.85%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.92%) Juniper
8 1 (1.92%) Meraki
8 1 (1.92%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.92%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.92%) Splunk
8 1 (1.92%) Veeam
8 1 (1.92%) VMware
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