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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 36 59 77
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +18
Contract jobs citing Firewall 99 62 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.82% 2.85% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.00% 23.57% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 34 12
Median daily rate £400 £350 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +7.62%
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
275 263 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.38% 12.07% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 162 111
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £12.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.32 £187.50 £23.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Leeds +20 80 £400 +14.28% 30
Halifax -1 6 £443 +3.26%
Wakefield - 4 £356 -
Bradford - 3 £620 - 2
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 89 (52.66%) Cisco
2 55 (32.54%) Windows
3 54 (31.95%) VMware
4 50 (29.59%) Load Balancing
5 46 (27.22%) Linux
6 42 (24.85%) Network Security
7 41 (24.26%) F5
8 39 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 39 (23.08%) DNS
8 39 (23.08%) Internet
9 38 (22.49%) VMware Infrastructure
10 36 (21.30%) Palo Alto
11 34 (20.12%) Windows Server
12 33 (19.53%) LAN
12 33 (19.53%) WAN
13 32 (18.93%) Cisco Certification
14 30 (17.75%) CCNP
14 30 (17.75%) Finance
15 28 (16.57%) VPN
15 28 (16.57%) Data Centre
16 27 (15.98%) SSL
16 27 (15.98%) CheckPoint
17 24 (14.20%) Active Directory
18 23 (13.61%) Unix
19 21 (12.43%) SQL Server
20 20 (11.83%) BGP
21 19 (11.24%) Cisco Nexus
22 18 (10.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
22 18 (10.65%) MPLS
22 18 (10.65%) Migration

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 12 (7.10%) IIS
2 11 (6.51%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.33%) OpenStack
4 6 (3.55%) Apache
5 5 (2.96%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (2.96%) Confluence
5 5 (2.96%) GlassFish
5 5 (2.96%) nginx
5 5 (2.96%) SAS
6 4 (2.37%) CloudStack
6 4 (2.37%) JBoss
6 4 (2.37%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (8.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.51%) Office 365
2 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.18%) IaaS
5 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (24.85%) Network Security
2 39 (23.08%) DNS
2 39 (23.08%) Internet
3 33 (19.53%) LAN
3 33 (19.53%) WAN
4 28 (16.57%) VPN
5 27 (15.98%) SSL
6 20 (11.83%) BGP
7 19 (11.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (10.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 18 (10.65%) MPLS
9 17 (10.06%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (9.47%) Reverse Proxy
11 15 (8.88%) BIG-IP
11 15 (8.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 15 (8.88%) OSPF
11 15 (8.88%) TCP/IP
12 12 (7.10%) Intranet
13 11 (6.51%) DMZ
13 11 (6.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.14%) MySQL
4 6 (3.55%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.55%) Redis
5 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.18%) Informix
6 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.59%) DB2
7 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.59%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.59%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 12 (7.10%) Git (software)
1 12 (7.10%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.55%) JIRA
2 6 (3.55%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (3.55%) Subversion
3 5 (2.96%) Gitweb
4 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.59%) Hudson
5 1 (0.59%) SonarQube
General
1 30 (17.75%) Finance
2 11 (6.51%) Law
3 8 (4.73%) Games
4 6 (3.55%) Banking
5 5 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.59%) Legal
6 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (20.71%) Network Engineer
2 19 (11.24%) Administrator
2 19 (11.24%) Architect
3 13 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (7.10%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (7.10%) Technical Leader
5 11 (6.51%) Analyst
5 11 (6.51%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (5.92%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (5.92%) Security Engineer
7 9 (5.33%) Technical Specialist
8 8 (4.73%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (4.14%) Cisco Architect
9 7 (4.14%) Security Analyst
9 7 (4.14%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (3.55%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (3.55%) Design Engineer
10 6 (3.55%) Firewall Engineer
10 6 (3.55%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.10%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (4.14%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (4.14%) Middleware
3 6 (3.55%) Servlets
4 5 (2.96%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (2.96%) Node.js
5 2 (1.18%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.59%) HTML
6 1 (0.59%) LAMP
6 1 (0.59%) Web Services
6 1 (0.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.57%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (3.55%) Algorithms
3 6 (3.55%) Cryptography
4 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Licensing
5 4 (2.37%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.37%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.37%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.78%) Clustering
6 3 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.78%) Replication
7 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.18%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.18%) SCADA
7 2 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.18%) VLE
8 1 (0.59%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 55 (32.54%) Windows
2 46 (27.22%) Linux
3 34 (20.12%) Windows Server
4 23 (13.61%) Unix
5 12 (7.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.55%) AIX
8 6 (3.55%) HPUX
8 6 (3.55%) SUSE
9 5 (2.96%) CentOS
10 2 (1.18%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.59%) Solaris
11 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (29.59%) Load Balancing
2 18 (10.65%) Migration
3 17 (10.06%) Vulnerability Management
4 16 (9.47%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (8.88%) DevOps
6 13 (7.69%) High Availability
7 11 (6.51%) Information Assurance
8 10 (5.92%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (5.92%) Server Building
9 8 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (4.73%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.55%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 6 (3.55%) ERP
10 6 (3.55%) Network Design
11 5 (2.96%) ITIL
11 5 (2.96%) Security Patching
11 5 (2.96%) Software Licensing
11 5 (2.96%) Virtual Environments
11 5 (2.96%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.88%) PowerShell
2 12 (7.10%) SQL
3 11 (6.51%) Java
4 10 (5.92%) PHP
5 5 (2.96%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.37%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.37%) Perl
7 3 (1.78%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.18%) C
9 1 (0.59%) Lisp
9 1 (0.59%) Python
9 1 (0.59%) Ruby
9 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (18.93%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (17.75%) CCNP
3 15 (8.88%) CCNA
4 12 (7.10%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.33%) JNCIS
6 7 (4.14%) CCIE
7 4 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.78%) CCDA
8 3 (1.78%) CISSP
8 3 (1.78%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.18%) CISA
9 2 (1.18%) Degree
9 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.18%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.59%) CCDE
10 1 (0.59%) GSEC
10 1 (0.59%) GSLC
10 1 (0.59%) GSNA
10 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (22.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (14.20%) Active Directory
3 11 (6.51%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.92%) Firmware
5 7 (4.14%) vSphere
6 6 (3.55%) KVM
6 6 (3.55%) vCloud
6 6 (3.55%) Xen
7 5 (2.96%) NFS
7 5 (2.96%) Squid
7 5 (2.96%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (2.37%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.78%) Docker
10 2 (1.18%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.18%) XenApp
11 1 (0.59%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (3.55%) Ansible
1 6 (3.55%) Graphite
1 6 (3.55%) Nagios
2 5 (2.96%) Grafana
2 5 (2.96%) Graylog
2 5 (2.96%) HAProxy
2 5 (2.96%) Icinga
2 5 (2.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.96%) Puppet
2 5 (2.96%) StatsD
2 5 (2.96%) Terraform
2 5 (2.96%) vMotion
3 2 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.18%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.18%) SCCM
3 2 (1.18%) SCOM
4 1 (0.59%) Cacti
4 1 (0.59%) Opsview
4 1 (0.59%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 89 (52.66%) Cisco
2 54 (31.95%) VMware
3 41 (24.26%) F5
4 39 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 36 (21.30%) Palo Alto
6 27 (15.98%) CheckPoint
7 17 (10.06%) Citrix
7 17 (10.06%) Fortinet
8 16 (9.47%) Red Hat
9 15 (8.88%) Oracle
10 14 (8.28%) Intel Security
11 12 (7.10%) HP
12 11 (6.51%) Juniper
13 9 (5.33%) Sourcefire
14 8 (4.73%) IBM
15 7 (4.14%) EMC
16 6 (3.55%) Dell
16 6 (3.55%) Splunk
17 5 (2.96%) NETGEAR
17 5 (2.96%) SonicWALL
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