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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 61 77 83
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 51 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.73% 1.46% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.89% 16.20% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 12
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£363 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £335 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -17.14%
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
270 142 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.44% 9.03% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 80 71
Average daily rate £330 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 11
Average hourly rate £14.87 £12.50 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.92% -21.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £9.50 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.39 £17.50 £94.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.80% -2.38%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +14 42 £375 +25.00% 20
Bradford -7 3 £413 - 1
Wakefield - 2 £275 - 1
Halifax - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - -
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 33 (42.86%) Cisco
2 21 (27.27%) Windows
3 20 (25.97%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (24.68%) LAN
5 18 (23.38%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (22.08%) WAN
7 16 (20.78%) CCNA
8 14 (18.18%) VMware
9 13 (16.88%) TCP/IP
9 13 (16.88%) VPN
9 13 (16.88%) DNS
10 12 (15.58%) Active Directory
10 12 (15.58%) ITIL
10 12 (15.58%) Linux
10 12 (15.58%) Network Security
10 12 (15.58%) F5
11 11 (14.29%) Imperva
11 11 (14.29%) Network Design
11 11 (14.29%) Red Hat
11 11 (14.29%) UNIX
11 11 (14.29%) CCNP
12 10 (12.99%) Java
12 10 (12.99%) CheckPoint
12 10 (12.99%) MPLS
12 10 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (12.99%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (11.69%) Shell Script
13 9 (11.69%) Apache
14 8 (10.39%) Oracle
14 8 (10.39%) Juniper

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (11.69%) Apache
2 7 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.19%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (5.19%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.30%) IIS
6 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.68%) LAN
2 18 (23.38%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (22.08%) WAN
4 13 (16.88%) TCP/IP
4 13 (16.88%) VPN
4 13 (16.88%) DNS
5 12 (15.58%) Network Security
6 10 (12.99%) MPLS
7 8 (10.39%) SAN
7 8 (10.39%) BGP
8 7 (9.09%) OSPF
9 6 (7.79%) LDAP
9 6 (7.79%) VPLS
10 5 (6.49%) Ethernet
10 5 (6.49%) SSL
10 5 (6.49%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (5.19%) EIGRP
11 4 (5.19%) Internet
11 4 (5.19%) Wireless
12 3 (3.90%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.19%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.19%) Pentaho
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.79%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.79%) Subversion
3 4 (5.19%) QUnit
3 4 (5.19%) JMeter
3 4 (5.19%) JUnit
4 1 (1.30%) Selenium
4 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 5 (6.49%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Games
3 1 (1.30%) Back Office
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (15.58%) Network Engineer
2 8 (10.39%) Architect
2 8 (10.39%) Security Specialist
2 8 (10.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 7 (9.09%) Analyst
4 4 (5.19%) IP Engineer
4 4 (5.19%) Junior
4 4 (5.19%) Developer
4 4 (5.19%) Consultant
4 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
4 4 (5.19%) Designer
4 4 (5.19%) Design Engineer
5 3 (3.90%) Network Specialist
5 3 (3.90%) Technical Services Manager
5 3 (3.90%) Network Support
5 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (3.90%) Technical Manager
5 3 (3.90%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (3.90%) Service Manager
5 3 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) Hibernate
1 5 (6.49%) J2EE
1 5 (6.49%) XML
2 4 (5.19%) Mustache
2 4 (5.19%) REST
2 4 (5.19%) Apache Camel
2 4 (5.19%) Middleware
2 4 (5.19%) JPA
2 4 (5.19%) Drools
2 4 (5.19%) JSON
2 4 (5.19%) jQuery
2 4 (5.19%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (5.19%) Ajax
2 4 (5.19%) JRules
3 3 (3.90%) WebCenter
3 3 (3.90%) Regular Expression
4 2 (2.60%) Application Packaging
4 2 (2.60%) LAMP
5 1 (1.30%) Spring
5 1 (1.30%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Smartcard
1 4 (5.19%) PKI
2 2 (2.60%) EqualLogic
2 2 (2.60%) User Experience
2 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.60%) CCTV
3 1 (1.30%) CESG
3 1 (1.30%) Clustering
3 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.27%) Windows
2 12 (15.58%) Linux
3 11 (14.29%) UNIX
4 7 (9.09%) CentOS
5 6 (7.79%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.90%) HPUX
7 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.60%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.60%) Solaris
8 2 (2.60%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.60%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.30%) Debian
9 1 (1.30%) Android
9 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.30%) zOS
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) ITIL
2 11 (14.29%) Network Design
3 10 (12.99%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (9.09%) Project Management
5 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.79%) Load Balancing
6 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.19%) SIEM
7 4 (5.19%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.19%) Service Management
7 4 (5.19%) MVC
7 4 (5.19%) Workflow
7 4 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.19%) Migration
7 4 (5.19%) TDD
8 3 (3.90%) Information Security
8 3 (3.90%) Security Testing
8 3 (3.90%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.90%) Time Management
8 3 (3.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) Java
2 9 (11.69%) Shell Script
3 7 (9.09%) PHP
4 5 (6.49%) SQL
5 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.19%) Perl
5 4 (5.19%) C#
5 4 (5.19%) Python
6 3 (3.90%) C++
6 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.60%) C
7 2 (2.60%) Korn
8 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.30%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 20 (25.97%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (20.78%) CCNA
3 11 (14.29%) CCNP
4 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
4 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.49%) CCDP
6 4 (5.19%) MCSE
6 4 (5.19%) MCSA
6 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.19%) CCSA
6 4 (5.19%) JNCIP
6 4 (5.19%) JNCIE
7 2 (2.60%) VCP5
7 2 (2.60%) VCAP
7 2 (2.60%) CCSP
7 2 (2.60%) CCDA
7 2 (2.60%) CISSP
7 2 (2.60%) CHFI
7 2 (2.60%) CCSE
7 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.90%) HIPAA
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
1 3 (3.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (15.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.90%) Terminal Services
3 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.60%) Samba
5 1 (1.30%) XenServer
5 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (5.19%) OpenIDM
3 3 (3.90%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.60%) Puppet
4 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.30%) OPNET
5 1 (1.30%) Hyperic
5 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 33 (42.86%) Cisco
2 14 (18.18%) VMware
3 12 (15.58%) F5
4 11 (14.29%) Imperva
4 11 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 10 (12.99%) CheckPoint
6 8 (10.39%) Oracle
6 8 (10.39%) Juniper
7 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.49%) Citrix
8 5 (6.49%) Symantec
9 4 (5.19%) Splunk
9 4 (5.19%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.90%) Dell
10 3 (3.90%) Websense
10 3 (3.90%) Remedy
10 3 (3.90%) McAfee
11 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.60%) NetApp
11 2 (2.60%) HP
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