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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 68 79 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing Firewall 42 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.29% 1.51% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.34% 16.67% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 8
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£375 £363 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +22.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £265 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.76%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
229 150 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.49% 9.03% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 98 65
Average daily rate £300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £11.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £13.90 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
Leeds +1 33 £375 +1.83% 27
Halifax +1 4 £430 - 1
Bradford - 2 £356 - 4
Huddersfield - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 3
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 45 (47.37%) Cisco
2 23 (24.21%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (24.21%) Windows
3 22 (23.16%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (22.11%) LAN
4 21 (22.11%) CCNA
5 19 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 19 (20.00%) Java
6 18 (18.95%) ITIL
6 18 (18.95%) Jenkins
7 17 (17.89%) UNIX
7 17 (17.89%) CentOS
8 16 (16.84%) Configuration Management
8 16 (16.84%) F5
9 15 (15.79%) SSL
9 15 (15.79%) CCNP
9 15 (15.79%) Oracle
9 15 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (14.74%) TDD
10 14 (14.74%) Linux
10 14 (14.74%) Active Directory
10 14 (14.74%) Red Hat
10 14 (14.74%) Smartcard
10 14 (14.74%) Workflow
11 13 (13.68%) VMware
11 13 (13.68%) WAN
11 13 (13.68%) Splunk
12 12 (12.63%) Imperva
12 12 (12.63%) LDAP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 7 (7.37%) Apache
2 6 (6.32%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.32%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.32%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.05%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.16%) Cisco ASA
2 21 (22.11%) LAN
3 19 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 15 (15.79%) SSL
5 13 (13.68%) WAN
6 12 (12.63%) LDAP
7 11 (11.58%) VPN
7 11 (11.58%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (10.53%) Network Security
8 10 (10.53%) MPLS
9 8 (8.42%) BGP
9 8 (8.42%) EIGRP
9 8 (8.42%) DNS
10 7 (7.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (6.32%) HTTPS
11 6 (6.32%) SAN
12 5 (5.26%) WLAN
13 4 (4.21%) OSPF
13 4 (4.21%) IPsec
13 4 (4.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.32%) Pentaho
2 6 (6.32%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.05%) Redis
6 1 (1.05%) MySQL
6 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.05%) Informix
Development Applications
1 18 (18.95%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.42%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.42%) Subversion
3 6 (6.32%) JUnit
3 6 (6.32%) JMeter
3 6 (6.32%) QUnit
4 1 (1.05%) JIRA
4 1 (1.05%) Selenium
General
1 9 (9.47%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Retail
3 2 (2.11%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Games
3 2 (2.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (18.95%) Network Engineer
2 9 (9.47%) Developer
3 8 (8.42%) Analyst
3 8 (8.42%) Security Specialist
4 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 6 (6.32%) Consultant
4 6 (6.32%) Senior Developer
4 6 (6.32%) Technical Support
5 5 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 5 (5.26%) Designer
6 4 (4.21%) Security Analyst
6 4 (4.21%) Network Designer
6 4 (4.21%) Architect
7 3 (3.16%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (3.16%) Service Manager
7 3 (3.16%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.16%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.16%) Administrator
7 3 (3.16%) Technical Services Manager
7 3 (3.16%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) XML
2 6 (6.32%) J2EE
2 6 (6.32%) Hibernate
2 6 (6.32%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (6.32%) JRules
2 6 (6.32%) Ajax
2 6 (6.32%) JSON
2 6 (6.32%) jQuery
2 6 (6.32%) JPA
2 6 (6.32%) Drools
2 6 (6.32%) Mustache
2 6 (6.32%) Apache Camel
2 6 (6.32%) REST
3 3 (3.16%) Regular Expression
3 3 (3.16%) WebCenter
3 3 (3.16%) Middleware
4 2 (2.11%) LAMP
4 2 (2.11%) CSS
4 2 (2.11%) Application Packaging
4 2 (2.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) Smartcard
2 6 (6.32%) PKI
3 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.11%) IBM XIV
4 2 (2.11%) DataPower
4 2 (2.11%) CCTV
4 2 (2.11%) NHS
5 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.05%) Replication
5 1 (1.05%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.05%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.05%) Clustering
5 1 (1.05%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.21%) Windows
2 17 (17.89%) CentOS
2 17 (17.89%) UNIX
3 14 (14.74%) Linux
4 8 (8.42%) Ubuntu
5 7 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.32%) Android
6 6 (6.32%) Windows Phone
6 6 (6.32%) Apple iOS
6 6 (6.32%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.16%) HPUX
8 2 (2.11%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.11%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.11%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.11%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.11%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.95%) ITIL
2 16 (16.84%) Configuration Management
3 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (14.74%) Workflow
4 14 (14.74%) TDD
5 11 (11.58%) Service Management
6 9 (9.47%) Incident Management
7 8 (8.42%) Load Balancing
8 7 (7.37%) Project Management
9 6 (6.32%) MVC
9 6 (6.32%) Network Design
9 6 (6.32%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (5.26%) Migration
10 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2
11 4 (4.21%) Information Security
11 4 (4.21%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (3.16%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.00%) Java
2 8 (8.42%) PHP
3 7 (7.37%) SQL
4 6 (6.32%) Python
4 6 (6.32%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.32%) C#
5 4 (4.21%) Lisp
5 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.11%) C
6 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.05%) Perl
7 1 (1.05%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (24.21%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (22.11%) CCNA
3 15 (15.79%) CCNP
4 8 (8.42%) CCDP
5 7 (7.37%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.26%) CCSA
7 4 (4.21%) CISSP
8 3 (3.16%) MCSE
8 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.11%) GIAC
9 2 (2.11%) CCSE
9 2 (2.11%) CEH
9 2 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.11%) CHFI
9 2 (2.11%) MCSA
9 2 (2.11%) CCDA
9 2 (2.11%) VCAP
9 2 (2.11%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.16%) HIPAA
3 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (2.11%) SLA
4 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 14 (14.74%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.21%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.16%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.11%) Samba
5 2 (2.11%) iptables
6 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.05%) vSphere
6 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (10.53%) Puppet
2 8 (8.42%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (8.42%) Ansible
3 6 (6.32%) OpenIDM
4 4 (4.21%) OPNET
5 3 (3.16%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.11%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.11%) SCCM
6 2 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.05%) Salt
7 1 (1.05%) Opsview
7 1 (1.05%) Graphite
7 1 (1.05%) Cacti
7 1 (1.05%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (47.37%) Cisco
2 16 (16.84%) F5
3 15 (15.79%) Oracle
4 14 (14.74%) Red Hat
5 13 (13.68%) VMware
5 13 (13.68%) Splunk
6 12 (12.63%) Imperva
7 10 (10.53%) CheckPoint
8 6 (6.32%) HP
9 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
9 5 (5.26%) TippingPoint
10 4 (4.21%) Blue Coat
10 4 (4.21%) BMC
11 3 (3.16%) Symantec
11 3 (3.16%) Remedy
12 2 (2.11%) McAfee
12 2 (2.11%) Syncsort
12 2 (2.11%) NetApp
12 2 (2.11%) IBM
12 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds
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