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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 35 18 32
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing Firewall 25 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.60% 7.26% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.47% 44.87% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 3
Median daily rate £400 £275 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +4.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £300 £279
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-20.68% +52.63%
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
77 78 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 14.18% 16.18% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 51 21
Median daily rate £415 £275 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.90% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £325 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -17 22 £400 +45.45% 2
Doncaster +10 2 £440 +46.66%
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 33 (73.33%) Cisco
2 22 (48.89%) CheckPoint
3 20 (44.44%) F5
4 19 (42.22%) Network Security
5 18 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (35.56%) CCNA
7 15 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (28.89%) CCNP
9 12 (26.67%) Internet
9 12 (26.67%) Windows
10 10 (22.22%) Linux
10 10 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (20.00%) Unix
11 9 (20.00%) LAN
11 9 (20.00%) WAN
11 9 (20.00%) CCSA
12 8 (17.78%) ITIL
13 7 (15.56%) Client/Server
13 7 (15.56%) Wireless
14 6 (13.33%) HTTP
14 6 (13.33%) Check Point Certification
14 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
14 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
14 6 (13.33%) Load Balancing
15 5 (11.11%) Information Management
15 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
15 5 (11.11%) VPN
15 5 (11.11%) CCDA
15 5 (11.11%) CCDP
15 5 (11.11%) Service Management

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 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) Network Security
2 15 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (26.67%) Internet
4 10 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (20.00%) LAN
5 9 (20.00%) WAN
6 7 (15.56%) Wireless
7 6 (13.33%) HTTP
7 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 5 (11.11%) VPN
8 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (8.89%) DNS
10 3 (6.67%) BGP
10 3 (6.67%) EIGRP
10 3 (6.67%) IP Telephony
11 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
11 2 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (4.44%) MPLS
11 2 (4.44%) OSPF
11 2 (4.44%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Security Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Security Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Firewall Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Network Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Network Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.22%) Middleware
1 1 (2.22%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Client/Server
2 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.22%) CESG
5 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Linux
3 9 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (4.44%) Windows NT
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 5 (11.11%) Information Management
3 5 (11.11%) Service Management
4 4 (8.89%) Change Control
4 4 (8.89%) Information Security
4 4 (8.89%) Security Testing
4 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (6.67%) Computer Security
5 3 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.67%) SIEM
5 3 (6.67%) Web Filtering
5 3 (6.67%) Workflow
6 2 (4.44%) Migration
6 2 (4.44%) Security Operations
7 1 (2.22%) Analytics
7 1 (2.22%) Network Design
7 1 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (35.56%) CCNA
3 13 (28.89%) CCNP
4 9 (20.00%) CCSA
5 6 (13.33%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (11.11%) CCDA
6 5 (11.11%) CCDP
6 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 4 (8.89%) CCSE
7 4 (8.89%) GCIH
7 4 (8.89%) GSEC
8 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.22%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Nessus
1 2 (4.44%) Nmap
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.22%) QRadar
Vendors
1 33 (73.33%) Cisco
2 22 (48.89%) CheckPoint
3 20 (44.44%) F5
4 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.89%) Blue Coat
5 4 (8.89%) Cramer
6 2 (4.44%) Juniper
6 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.44%) Splunk
7 1 (2.22%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.22%) Dell
7 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.22%) Meraki
7 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL