The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 53 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 47 53 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.23% 2.70% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.36% 24.09% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 32
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £323 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £12.30 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £23.31
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -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 West Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
220 220 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.10% 11.21% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 147 140
Median daily rate £410 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 9
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.20 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £21.50 £35.00
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 West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the West Yorkshire region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the West Yorkshire region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 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
Leeds -17 24 £450 +12.50% 16
Bradford - 4 - - 3
Wakefield +1 3 £338 - 2
Halifax +3 2 £326 -34.75%
Castleford - 2 £388 -
Keighley - 1 - -
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 65 (58.04%) Cisco
2 40 (35.71%) F5
3 27 (24.11%) Windows
4 23 (20.54%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (20.54%) ITIL
4 23 (20.54%) VPN
5 21 (18.75%) LAN
5 21 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (17.86%) Windows Server
7 19 (16.96%) Palo Alto
7 19 (16.96%) Microsoft
7 19 (16.96%) Load Balancing
8 18 (16.07%) IPsec
8 18 (16.07%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (16.07%) DevOps
9 17 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (15.18%) VLAN
9 17 (15.18%) WAN
9 17 (15.18%) DNS
10 16 (14.29%) SSL
10 16 (14.29%) CCNP
10 16 (14.29%) Linux
10 16 (14.29%) VMware
10 16 (14.29%) Finance
11 15 (13.39%) Network Security
11 15 (13.39%) CheckPoint
12 14 (12.50%) HTTP
12 14 (12.50%) Puppet
13 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (11.61%) Unix

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 8 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.36%) IIS
3 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.79%) Apache
4 2 (1.79%) CloudStack
4 2 (1.79%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.89%) Confluence
5 1 (0.89%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.89%) JBoss
5 1 (0.89%) nginx
5 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.04%) Akamai
3 8 (7.14%) Office 365
4 7 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.54%) VPN
2 21 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
2 21 (18.75%) LAN
3 18 (16.07%) Cisco Nexus
3 18 (16.07%) IPsec
4 17 (15.18%) DNS
4 17 (15.18%) VLAN
4 17 (15.18%) WAN
5 16 (14.29%) SSL
6 15 (13.39%) Network Security
7 14 (12.50%) HTTP
8 13 (11.61%) TCP/IP
9 12 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 12 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 11 (9.82%) Internet
11 10 (8.93%) SMTP
11 10 (8.93%) Wireless
12 8 (7.14%) DHCP
12 8 (7.14%) FTP
13 6 (5.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.68%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Jenkins
1 6 (5.36%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (3.57%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.68%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.79%) JIRA
5 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.89%) GitLab
5 1 (0.89%) Gitweb
5 1 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.57%) Banking
4 3 (2.68%) Law
5 2 (1.79%) Electronics
5 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (24.11%) Network Engineer
2 14 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 11 (9.82%) Consultant
4 10 (8.93%) Team Leader
5 8 (7.14%) Analyst
5 8 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (7.14%) Network Team Leader
6 7 (6.25%) Architect
6 7 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Lead Network Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Administrator
7 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (5.36%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.36%) Security Specialist
8 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Network Consultant
8 5 (4.46%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.46%) REST
2 4 (3.57%) SOAP
3 3 (2.68%) Web Services
4 2 (1.79%) .NET
5 1 (0.89%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.89%) CSS
5 1 (0.89%) HTML
5 1 (0.89%) J2EE
5 1 (0.89%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.89%) Node.js
5 1 (0.89%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.89%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) Data Centre
1 10 (8.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (4.46%) Driving Licence
2 5 (4.46%) Private Cloud
2 5 (4.46%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.57%) Replication
3 4 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (3.57%) User Experience
4 2 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.79%) PKI
5 1 (0.89%) DataPower
5 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.11%) Windows
2 20 (17.86%) Windows Server
3 16 (14.29%) Linux
4 13 (11.61%) Unix
4 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.68%) Android
7 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.79%) CatOS
8 2 (1.79%) CentOS
9 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.54%) ITIL
2 19 (16.96%) Load Balancing
3 18 (16.07%) DevOps
4 17 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.04%) Project Management
7 6 (5.36%) Change Management
7 6 (5.36%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (5.36%) High Availability
7 6 (5.36%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.36%) Information Security
7 6 (5.36%) Performance Management
7 6 (5.36%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.46%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (4.46%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.46%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (3.57%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (3.57%) Scrum
9 4 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.04%) SQL
2 7 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.36%) Python
4 5 (4.46%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.46%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.68%) PHP
7 2 (1.79%) Java
7 2 (1.79%) Perl
7 2 (1.79%) Ruby
8 1 (0.89%) C#
8 1 (0.89%) Korn
8 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (20.54%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (14.29%) CCNP
3 11 (9.82%) CCNA
3 11 (9.82%) Security Cleared
4 10 (8.93%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.36%) CCIE
7 5 (4.46%) CCSE
7 5 (4.46%) CCSP
7 5 (4.46%) JNCIP
7 5 (4.46%) MCSE
8 4 (3.57%) PCI QSA
9 3 (2.68%) AWS Certification
10 2 (1.79%) CCA
10 2 (1.79%) CISA
10 2 (1.79%) CISSP
10 2 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.79%) Degree
10 2 (1.79%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.89%) GPG13
4 1 (0.89%) QA
4 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.25%) vSphere
4 5 (4.46%) Docker
4 5 (4.46%) vCloud
4 5 (4.46%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.57%) Firmware
6 3 (2.68%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.79%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.79%) VMware GSX
7 2 (1.79%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.79%) XenServer
8 1 (0.89%) NFS
8 1 (0.89%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (0.89%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.89%) Squid
8 1 (0.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (12.50%) Puppet
2 11 (9.82%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.46%) vRealize
4 4 (3.57%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.68%) Ansible
5 3 (2.68%) SCOM
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.89%) Grafana
7 1 (0.89%) Graphite
7 1 (0.89%) Graylog
7 1 (0.89%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.89%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.89%) Icinga
7 1 (0.89%) Nagios
7 1 (0.89%) OpenView
7 1 (0.89%) OPNET
7 1 (0.89%) StatsD
7 1 (0.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 65 (58.04%) Cisco
2 40 (35.71%) F5
3 19 (16.96%) Microsoft
3 19 (16.96%) Palo Alto
4 16 (14.29%) VMware
5 15 (13.39%) CheckPoint
6 13 (11.61%) Citrix
7 11 (9.82%) Red Hat
8 10 (8.93%) Juniper
9 6 (5.36%) Extreme Networks
10 5 (4.46%) Aruba
10 5 (4.46%) Intel Security
10 5 (4.46%) Nokia
10 5 (4.46%) Samsung
11 4 (3.57%) Sophos
11 4 (3.57%) Splunk
12 3 (2.68%) CyberArk
12 3 (2.68%) Nortel
12 3 (2.68%) Novell
12 3 (2.68%) Oracle
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