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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 43 28 15
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.59% 4.57% 7.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.86% 21.70% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 14
Median daily rate £200 £295 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.20% +12.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £150 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £500 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.31
% change year-on-year
- -14.20%

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
79 106 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.91% 21.07% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 67 36
Median daily rate £425 £388 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £180 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -45.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -10 6 £200 -48.38% 2
Rotherham - 1 £273 -
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 21 (52.50%) Cisco
2 16 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (40.00%) F5
3 15 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 13 (32.50%) SIEM
5 12 (30.00%) Migration
5 12 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (25.00%) CCNA
7 10 (25.00%) HTTP
7 10 (25.00%) Use Case
7 10 (25.00%) Blue Coat
7 10 (25.00%) Brocade
7 10 (25.00%) Anomaly Detection
7 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (25.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 9 (22.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 6 (15.00%) CCNP
11 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
11 5 (12.50%) Linux
11 5 (12.50%) Facilities Management
11 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (12.50%) Puppet
11 5 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
11 5 (12.50%) Threat Detection
12 4 (10.00%) Software Delivery
12 4 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (10.00%) GoCD

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 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) Liferay
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (25.00%) HTTP
3 9 (22.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (10.00%) BGP
4 4 (10.00%) LAN
4 4 (10.00%) Wireless
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (7.50%) DHCP
5 3 (7.50%) WLAN
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (5.00%) OSPF
6 2 (5.00%) TACACS
6 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.00%) VPN
6 2 (5.00%) WAN
7 1 (2.50%) DNS
7 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.50%) SAN
7 1 (2.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) GoCD
1 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (7.50%) Metasploit
3 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) git-flow
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Velocity
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
4 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) SIEM
2 12 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (30.00%) Migration
3 10 (25.00%) Anomaly Detection
3 10 (25.00%) Use Case
4 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 5 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (12.50%) Facilities Management
4 5 (12.50%) Threat Detection
4 5 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
5 4 (10.00%) High Availability
5 4 (10.00%) Network Management
5 4 (10.00%) Software Delivery
6 3 (7.50%) DevOps
7 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.00%) Network Design
8 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (10.00%) Python
1 4 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (25.00%) CCNA
3 6 (15.00%) CCNP
4 1 (2.50%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.50%) Shibboleth
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
3 1 (2.50%) Xen
3 1 (2.50%) XenApp
3 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (12.50%) Puppet
3 3 (7.50%) Nessus
3 3 (7.50%) Nmap
3 3 (7.50%) OpenView
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.50%) DameWare
5 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.50%) SCCM
5 1 (2.50%) SCOM
5 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Cisco
2 16 (40.00%) F5
3 15 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 10 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 10 (25.00%) Brocade
5 4 (10.00%) Atlassian
5 4 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix
6 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.50%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) EqualLogic
7 1 (2.50%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.50%) Juniper
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.50%) Mitel
7 1 (2.50%) NetApp
7 1 (2.50%) Sophos
7 1 (2.50%) Symantec
7 1 (2.50%) Veeam
7 1 (2.50%) VMware
South Yorkshire
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