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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 19 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 33 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 7.53% 3.88% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.59% 21.67% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 3
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£275 £264 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% -38.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -8.28%
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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 60 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 16.89% 17.91% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 30
Average daily rate £275 £277 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.89% -22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £193 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.71 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -8.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £20.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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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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 +9 18 £275 +4.36% 2
Rotherham -1 4 £288 -
Doncaster - 2 £300 - 1
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 37 (60.66%) Cisco
2 30 (49.18%) Windows
3 26 (42.62%) .NET
3 26 (42.62%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (40.98%) Linux
5 24 (39.34%) IIS
6 23 (37.70%) DNS
7 22 (36.07%) ITIL
7 22 (36.07%) SQL Server
7 22 (36.07%) JBoss
7 22 (36.07%) Load Balancing
8 21 (34.43%) SQL
8 21 (34.43%) CCNP
8 21 (34.43%) CheckPoint
9 20 (32.79%) WAN
10 19 (31.15%) Migration
11 18 (29.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (29.51%) Oracle
11 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
12 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (26.23%) CCNA
12 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (26.23%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (26.23%) SharePoint
13 15 (24.59%) Windows 2000 Server
13 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (22.95%) XML
14 14 (22.95%) NetApp
14 14 (22.95%) EMC
15 13 (21.31%) Red Hat

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (39.34%) IIS
2 22 (36.07%) JBoss
3 16 (26.23%) SharePoint
3 16 (26.23%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.28%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.70%) DNS
2 20 (32.79%) WAN
3 11 (18.03%) BGP
3 11 (18.03%) EIGRP
4 9 (14.75%) LAN
5 5 (8.20%) Network Security
6 4 (6.56%) MPLS
7 3 (4.92%) DHCP
7 3 (4.92%) SAN
8 2 (3.28%) DMZ
8 2 (3.28%) HTTPS
8 2 (3.28%) FTP
8 2 (3.28%) HTTP
9 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.07%) SQL Server
2 18 (29.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.28%) DB2
General
1 6 (9.84%) Banking
2 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Migration Engineer
2 16 (26.23%) Network Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Applications Support
5 7 (11.48%) Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Support Manager
7 2 (3.28%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Designer
7 2 (3.28%) Firewall Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.28%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (42.62%) .NET
2 14 (22.95%) XML
3 12 (19.67%) Web Services
4 2 (3.28%) HTML
4 2 (3.28%) XSD
4 2 (3.28%) JMS
4 2 (3.28%) WSDL
4 2 (3.28%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (3.28%) Middleware
4 2 (3.28%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (3.28%) JSON
4 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (3.28%) REST
4 2 (3.28%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.28%) Clustering
3 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (49.18%) Windows
2 25 (40.98%) Linux
3 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (24.59%) Windows 2000 Server
4 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (21.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (21.31%) Windows 2000
6 3 (4.92%) UNIX
7 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) ITIL
1 22 (36.07%) Load Balancing
2 19 (31.15%) Migration
3 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.56%) Supplier Management
5 2 (3.28%) SOA
5 2 (3.28%) Open Source
5 2 (3.28%) Line Management
6 1 (1.64%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.64%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) SQL
2 13 (21.31%) VB
2 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
2 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (34.43%) CCNP
3 16 (26.23%) CCNA
4 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.20%) MCSE
6 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.64%) MCTS
7 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.64%) MCSA
7 1 (1.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.64%) vSphere
2 1 (1.64%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (1.64%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Foglight
2 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.64%) WSUS
3 1 (1.64%) SCCM
3 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (60.66%) Cisco
2 21 (34.43%) CheckPoint
3 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
3 18 (29.51%) Oracle
4 14 (22.95%) EMC
4 14 (22.95%) NetApp
5 13 (21.31%) Red Hat
6 10 (16.39%) F5
7 8 (13.11%) HP
8 6 (9.84%) New Relic
9 3 (4.92%) VMware
10 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.28%) Symantec
10 2 (3.28%) Intel
10 2 (3.28%) Citrix
10 2 (3.28%) Software AG
10 2 (3.28%) SAP
11 1 (1.64%) IBM
11 1 (1.64%) Websense
11 1 (1.64%) Dell
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