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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 28 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 20 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.13% 3.16% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.83% 18.31% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 1
Median daily rate £408 £288 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.73% -7.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +6.29%
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
96 71 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 19.83% 17.23% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 40 18
Median daily rate £500 £225 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -27.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £108 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £434 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £12.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -9.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 17 £408 +48.18% 3
Rotherham 0 1 - -
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (55.56%) Cisco
2 19 (42.22%) CheckPoint
3 17 (37.78%) F5
4 16 (35.56%) Network Security
4 16 (35.56%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (26.67%) HTTP
6 12 (26.67%) SIEM
7 11 (24.44%) Use Case
7 11 (24.44%) CCNA
8 10 (22.22%) Unix
8 10 (22.22%) Windows
8 10 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 8 (17.78%) CCNP
10 8 (17.78%) Anomaly Detection
10 8 (17.78%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (15.56%) Metasploit
11 7 (15.56%) Nessus
11 7 (15.56%) Nmap
11 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
11 7 (15.56%) CCSA
11 7 (15.56%) ITIL
11 7 (15.56%) LAN
11 7 (15.56%) Internet
12 6 (13.33%) Linux
13 5 (11.11%) Client/Server
13 5 (11.11%) DMZ
13 5 (11.11%) CCDA

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 (4.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) Cisco ASA
1 16 (35.56%) Network Security
2 12 (26.67%) HTTP
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (15.56%) Internet
4 7 (15.56%) LAN
5 5 (11.11%) DMZ
5 5 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (11.11%) SSL
6 4 (8.89%) SNMP
6 4 (8.89%) VPN
7 3 (6.67%) Ethernet
7 3 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (6.67%) Wireless
8 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.44%) WAN
9 1 (2.22%) DNS
9 1 (2.22%) FTP
9 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
9 1 (2.22%) PBX
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Network Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Consultant
3 10 (22.22%) Security Consultant
4 9 (20.00%) Security Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (15.56%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Analyst
7 6 (13.33%) Security Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Firewall Specialist
10 2 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Graduate
10 2 (4.44%) Graduate Network Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Junior
10 2 (4.44%) Junior Network Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) SOC Analyst
11 1 (2.22%) Cisco Specialist
11 1 (2.22%) Security Specialist
11 1 (2.22%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 4 (8.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (8.89%) Virtual Team
5 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 3 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Unix
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) SIEM
2 11 (24.44%) Use Case
3 8 (17.78%) Anomaly Detection
3 8 (17.78%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (15.56%) ITIL
5 5 (11.11%) Computer Security
6 4 (8.89%) Analytics
6 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
6 4 (8.89%) Information Management
6 4 (8.89%) Information Security
6 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.89%) Security Operations
6 4 (8.89%) Security Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Virtual Team Management
6 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (6.67%) Change Control
7 3 (6.67%) Service Management
7 3 (6.67%) Threat Management
8 2 (4.44%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (24.44%) CCNA
3 8 (17.78%) CCNP
4 7 (15.56%) CCSA
5 5 (11.11%) CCDA
5 5 (11.11%) CCDP
6 4 (8.89%) CCSE
6 4 (8.89%) GCIH
6 4 (8.89%) GSEC
7 3 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.22%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (15.56%) Nessus
2 7 (15.56%) Nmap
3 1 (2.22%) QRadar
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Cisco
2 19 (42.22%) CheckPoint
3 17 (37.78%) F5
4 4 (8.89%) Cramer
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.67%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.22%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.22%) Intel
7 1 (2.22%) Juniper
7 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.22%) Splunk