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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 66 51 85
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +34
Contract jobs citing Firewall 26 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.57% 2.78% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.21% 22.22% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 8
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£325 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £290 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £516 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £19.30 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+21.76% -24.31%
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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 West Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
183 189 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.04% 12.51% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 108 132
Average daily rate £325 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.27% +61.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £13.90 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.28 £110.00 £18.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 September 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
Leeds -5 18 £325 -1.88% 21
Bradford -5 2 £250 -50.24% 3
Pudsey - 1 £550 -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Cleckheaton - - - -
Halifax - - - -
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Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 27 (55.10%) Cisco
2 20 (40.82%) Windows
3 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
3 12 (24.49%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (24.49%) VMware
4 11 (22.45%) WAN
5 10 (20.41%) LAN
5 10 (20.41%) Juniper
5 10 (20.41%) VPN
6 9 (18.37%) HP
6 9 (18.37%) Apache
6 9 (18.37%) ITIL
6 9 (18.37%) MPLS
7 8 (16.33%) Citrix
7 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
7 8 (16.33%) CCNA
7 8 (16.33%) DNS
7 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
7 8 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
8 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (14.29%) CCNP
8 7 (14.29%) Oracle
8 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 7 (14.29%) CheckPoint
8 7 (14.29%) Wireless
9 6 (12.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (12.24%) Migration
9 6 (12.24%) NHS
9 6 (12.24%) Python

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 9 (18.37%) Apache
2 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.20%) nginx
3 5 (10.20%) Lync
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Project
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) WAN
2 10 (20.41%) LAN
2 10 (20.41%) VPN
3 9 (18.37%) MPLS
4 8 (16.33%) DNS
4 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (14.29%) Wireless
6 6 (12.24%) Network Security
7 5 (10.20%) IPsec
7 5 (10.20%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (10.20%) Ethernet
7 5 (10.20%) SAN
7 5 (10.20%) BGP
8 4 (8.16%) OSPF
8 4 (8.16%) VPLS
8 4 (8.16%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (6.12%) Internet
9 3 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (6.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 6 (12.24%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (16.33%) Architect
2 5 (10.20%) Network Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.16%) Analyst
3 4 (8.16%) Design Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) IP Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Designer
4 3 (6.12%) Consultant
4 3 (6.12%) Junior
4 3 (6.12%) Systems Designer
4 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Support Technician
5 2 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.08%) Project Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) XMPP
2 2 (4.08%) XML
2 2 (4.08%) Middleware
3 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.04%) Spring
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.04%) WebCenter
3 1 (2.04%) .NET
3 1 (2.04%) J2EE
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) NHS
2 4 (8.16%) User Experience
3 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.04%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.04%) Social Media
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) CESG
5 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Ubuntu
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (12.24%) CentOS
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.12%) UNIX
4 3 (6.12%) Linux
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) Debian
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.04%) zOS
6 1 (2.04%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) Migration
2 6 (12.24%) Data Management
2 6 (12.24%) Master Data Management
3 5 (10.20%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (10.20%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (10.20%) Network Design
3 5 (10.20%) Service Management
4 4 (8.16%) Project Management
4 4 (8.16%) Change Management
4 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
4 4 (8.16%) Workflow
5 3 (6.12%) Quality Management
5 3 (6.12%) QMS
6 2 (4.08%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.08%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.08%) SOA
6 2 (4.08%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) Python
2 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.12%) C++
3 3 (6.12%) Perl
3 3 (6.12%) PHP
4 2 (4.08%) SQL
4 2 (4.08%) Java
5 1 (2.04%) Lisp
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (16.33%) CCNA
3 7 (14.29%) CCNP
4 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.16%) JNCIP
5 4 (8.16%) JNCIE
6 3 (6.12%) CCSE
6 3 (6.12%) MCSE
6 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.08%) MCSA
8 1 (2.04%) CCSP
8 1 (2.04%) CCDP
8 1 (2.04%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.04%) CCSA
8 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
2 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.24%) vSphere
4 5 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (10.20%) Xen
5 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.08%) ProxySG
6 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Puppet
2 3 (6.12%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (6.12%) SCOM
3 2 (4.08%) SCCM
3 2 (4.08%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.04%) Hyperic
4 1 (2.04%) OPNET
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) Cisco
2 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.49%) VMware
3 10 (20.41%) Juniper
4 9 (18.37%) HP
5 8 (16.33%) Citrix
6 7 (14.29%) Oracle
6 7 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 6 (12.24%) Splunk
7 6 (12.24%) Blue Coat
8 5 (10.20%) NetApp
8 5 (10.20%) EMC
8 5 (10.20%) IBM
9 4 (8.16%) F5
10 3 (6.12%) Symantec
10 3 (6.12%) McAfee
10 3 (6.12%) Websense
11 2 (4.08%) Dell
11 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
12 1 (2.04%) ArcSight
West Yorkshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
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