The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 71 50 76
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Contract jobs citing Firewall 26 55 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.53% 3.64% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.76% 25.00% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 33 13
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £483 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £26.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +118.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £22.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.98% +1.11%
Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
189 220 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.15% 14.55% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 119 148
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £195 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £363 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 17
Average hourly rate £21.75 £30.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +130.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.75 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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Yorkshire

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -20 19 £260 -20.00% 31
Bradford -6 3 £275 +15.78% 2
Cleckheaton - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Ossett - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 3
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Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 29 (60.42%) Cisco
2 28 (58.33%) Windows
3 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 15 (31.25%) MS Exchange
3 15 (31.25%) VMware
4 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 13 (27.08%) LAN
5 13 (27.08%) WAN
6 12 (25.00%) VPN
6 12 (25.00%) HP
7 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
7 11 (22.92%) Oracle
7 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
7 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (22.92%) Hyper-V
8 10 (20.83%) SAN
9 9 (18.75%) MySQL
9 9 (18.75%) Wireless
9 9 (18.75%) MPLS
9 9 (18.75%) vSphere
9 9 (18.75%) Master Data Management
9 9 (18.75%) Data Management
10 8 (16.67%) XMPP
10 8 (16.67%) Xen
10 8 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (16.67%) Lync
10 8 (16.67%) IPsec
10 8 (16.67%) SQL
10 8 (16.67%) NetApp

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.67%) Lync
3 6 (12.50%) Apache
3 6 (12.50%) IIS
4 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
4 5 (10.42%) nginx
4 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Office
2 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 13 (27.08%) LAN
2 13 (27.08%) WAN
3 12 (25.00%) VPN
4 10 (20.83%) SAN
5 9 (18.75%) Wireless
5 9 (18.75%) MPLS
6 8 (16.67%) IPsec
7 5 (10.42%) SMTP
7 5 (10.42%) NAS
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (4.17%) BGP
10 2 (4.17%) WLAN
10 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
10 2 (4.17%) DNS
11 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
11 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 6 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (14.58%) Analyst
2 5 (10.42%) Network Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (8.33%) Architect
3 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Tester
4 3 (6.25%) Junior
4 3 (6.25%) Consultant
4 3 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 3 (6.25%) Project Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Agile Tester
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Network Specialist
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) XMPP
2 7 (14.58%) XML
3 6 (12.50%) .NET
4 5 (10.42%) HTML
5 2 (4.17%) Spring
5 2 (4.17%) Middleware
5 2 (4.17%) J2EE
6 1 (2.08%) Web Services
6 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.08%) WebCenter
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.08%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) NHS
2 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Statistics
4 1 (2.08%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (58.33%) Windows
2 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 6 (12.50%) CentOS
4 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.25%) UNIX
6 3 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (2.08%) HPUX
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.08%) zOS
7 1 (2.08%) Debian
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Master Data Management
1 9 (18.75%) Data Management
2 8 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (14.58%) Migration
4 6 (12.50%) Project Management
4 6 (12.50%) ITIL
5 5 (10.42%) Service Management
5 5 (10.42%) Scrum
5 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 4 (8.33%) Workflow
6 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.25%) Quality Management
7 3 (6.25%) Change Management
7 3 (6.25%) QMS
8 2 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.17%) Network Design
8 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) Python
3 3 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.08%) C
5 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.08%) Lisp
5 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.42%) CCNP
2 5 (10.42%) CCNA
3 3 (6.25%) MCSE
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.25%) CCSE
4 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) MCSA
5 1 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (2.08%) CCSA
5 1 (2.08%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.08%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.08%) MCITP
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
1 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
1 11 (22.92%) Hyper-V
2 9 (18.75%) vSphere
3 8 (16.67%) Xen
3 8 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.17%) ProxySG
5 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Puppet
2 3 (6.25%) SCOM
3 2 (4.17%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.17%) SCCM
4 1 (2.08%) OPNET
4 1 (2.08%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) Cisco
2 15 (31.25%) VMware
3 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 12 (25.00%) HP
5 11 (22.92%) Oracle
6 8 (16.67%) NetApp
6 8 (16.67%) EMC
6 8 (16.67%) Citrix
7 7 (14.58%) IBM
8 6 (12.50%) Splunk
9 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
10 4 (8.33%) Juniper
11 3 (6.25%) Blue Coat
11 3 (6.25%) F5
12 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
13 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
13 1 (2.08%) Dell
13 1 (2.08%) Adobe
13 1 (2.08%) BMC
13 1 (2.08%) Hyperion
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