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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 24 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing Firewall 30 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.75% 4.58% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.21% 31.37% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 2
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£275 £300 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £350 £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+0.11% -2.27%
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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
119 51 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 22.80% 14.61% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 32 24
Average daily rate £275 £275 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 8
Average hourly rate £12.49 £13.25 £44.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.73% -70.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £11.00 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -5 24 £269 -8.51% 8
Rotherham - 2 £300 -
Barnsley - 1 £103 -
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 39 (66.10%) Cisco
2 36 (61.02%) Windows
3 27 (45.76%) Linux
4 26 (44.07%) Microsoft
5 23 (38.98%) JBoss
5 23 (38.98%) IIS
5 23 (38.98%) ITIL
6 22 (37.29%) .NET
7 21 (35.59%) WAN
7 21 (35.59%) Migration
8 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (33.90%) LAN
9 19 (32.20%) SQL
9 19 (32.20%) SQL Server
9 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (30.51%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (30.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (28.81%) Red Hat
11 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
11 17 (28.81%) Windows 2000 Server
12 16 (27.12%) PowerShell
12 16 (27.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (27.12%) VB
12 16 (27.12%) Windows 2000
12 16 (27.12%) Oracle
12 16 (27.12%) CCNA
12 16 (27.12%) SharePoint
12 16 (27.12%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (25.42%) NetApp

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 23 (38.98%) IIS
1 23 (38.98%) JBoss
2 16 (27.12%) SharePoint
2 16 (27.12%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.69%) Apache
5 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.69%) Jetty
5 1 (1.69%) nginx
5 1 (1.69%) Confluence
5 1 (1.69%) Node.js
5 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Office
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.59%) WAN
2 20 (33.90%) LAN
3 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
3 14 (23.73%) MPLS
4 12 (20.34%) VPN
5 10 (16.95%) VoIP
5 10 (16.95%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (16.95%) Network Security
6 9 (15.25%) VLAN
7 6 (10.17%) SSL
7 6 (10.17%) DNS
8 5 (8.47%) Wireless
9 4 (6.78%) SAN
10 3 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (5.08%) DHCP
10 3 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (3.39%) Internet
12 1 (1.69%) IPsec
12 1 (1.69%) DMZ
12 1 (1.69%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.20%) SQL Server
2 18 (30.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Ant
1 1 (1.69%) PVCS
1 1 (1.69%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.69%) JMeter
1 1 (1.69%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.69%) Subversion
1 1 (1.69%) Maven
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
1 1 (1.69%) Selenium
1 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.69%) Hudson
1 1 (1.69%) Gerrit
1 1 (1.69%) FishEye
1 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
1 1 (1.69%) Gradle
1 1 (1.69%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Advertising
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Migration Engineer
2 12 (20.34%) Network Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) IT Support
6 4 (6.78%) Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.08%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Senior IT Support
7 3 (5.08%) Support Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Network Manager
8 2 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.39%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.29%) .NET
2 12 (20.34%) Web Services
3 7 (11.86%) XML
4 1 (1.69%) LAMP
4 1 (1.69%) Java EE
4 1 (1.69%) jQuery
4 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
1 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.39%) Replication
1 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.69%) Tandem
2 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 36 (61.02%) Windows
2 27 (45.76%) Linux
3 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (28.81%) Windows 2000 Server
7 16 (27.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (27.12%) Windows 2000
8 7 (11.86%) UNIX
9 2 (3.39%) Solaris
9 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.69%) AIX
10 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) ITIL
2 21 (35.59%) Migration
3 9 (15.25%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (11.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.47%) Supplier Management
7 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.78%) Project Management
7 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.78%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.08%) Network Design
8 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.39%) Line Management
10 1 (1.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (1.69%) Critical Success Factor
10 1 (1.69%) Logistics
10 1 (1.69%) TDD
10 1 (1.69%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.20%) SQL
2 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
3 16 (27.12%) VB
3 16 (27.12%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.69%) Python
4 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.69%) Ruby
4 1 (1.69%) Perl
4 1 (1.69%) PHP
4 1 (1.69%) C++
4 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (27.12%) CCNA
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.17%) MCSE
5 4 (6.78%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (5.08%) CCNP
7 2 (3.39%) MCSA
7 2 (3.39%) MCTS
7 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.69%) HP ASE
8 1 (1.69%) APMP
8 1 (1.69%) CCDP
8 1 (1.69%) MCITP
8 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.39%) vCloud
4 1 (1.69%) Docker
4 1 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.69%) XenApp
4 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.69%) vSphere
4 1 (1.69%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.69%) PowerHA
4 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.69%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) Foglight
2 2 (3.39%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.39%) WSUS
3 1 (1.69%) SCCM
3 1 (1.69%) SCOM
3 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.69%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 39 (66.10%) Cisco
2 26 (44.07%) Microsoft
3 17 (28.81%) Red Hat
4 16 (27.12%) Oracle
5 15 (25.42%) NetApp
5 15 (25.42%) EMC
6 9 (15.25%) New Relic
7 6 (10.17%) HP
7 6 (10.17%) VMware
8 5 (8.47%) CheckPoint
8 5 (8.47%) F5
9 3 (5.08%) Blue Coat
9 3 (5.08%) Citrix
10 2 (3.39%) Symantec
11 1 (1.69%) Websense
11 1 (1.69%) Google
11 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.69%) Juniper
11 1 (1.69%) Dell
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