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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 81 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 24 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.34% 2.50% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 17.84% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 15
Average daily rate £363 £325 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £34.75 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +67.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.09% -31.66%
Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
160 185 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.92% 13.99% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 96 114
Average daily rate £325 £270 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £138 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £361 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.73 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.17% +49.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £115.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
Firewall
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 17 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -19 22 £363 +11.53% 15
Pudsey - 1 £325 -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Mirfield - - - -
Bradford - - - - 3
Cleckheaton - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Keighley - - - -
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Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 51 (92.73%) Cisco
2 22 (40.00%) Windows
3 19 (34.55%) NetApp
4 18 (32.73%) TCP/IP
4 18 (32.73%) DNS
5 16 (29.09%) MS Exchange
6 15 (27.27%) Oracle
7 14 (25.45%) VPN
7 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
7 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
8 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
8 13 (23.64%) SQL
8 13 (23.64%) VMware
9 12 (21.82%) CheckPoint
9 12 (21.82%) LAN
9 12 (21.82%) WAN
10 11 (20.00%) Juniper
10 11 (20.00%) Solaris
10 11 (20.00%) Wireless
10 11 (20.00%) Blue Coat
11 10 (18.18%) MPLS
11 10 (18.18%) Project Management
11 10 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
12 9 (16.36%) Python
12 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
12 9 (16.36%) IIS
12 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (16.36%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (14.55%) Lync

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (29.09%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.36%) IIS
3 8 (14.55%) Apache
3 8 (14.55%) Lync
4 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.91%) nginx
5 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.82%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) CATIA
3 1 (1.82%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.73%) TCP/IP
1 18 (32.73%) DNS
2 14 (25.45%) VPN
3 12 (21.82%) LAN
3 12 (21.82%) WAN
4 11 (20.00%) Wireless
5 10 (18.18%) MPLS
6 8 (14.55%) SAN
6 8 (14.55%) IPsec
7 7 (12.73%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (10.91%) SMTP
9 5 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
9 5 (9.09%) NAS
9 5 (9.09%) NetScreen
10 4 (7.27%) FWSM
11 3 (5.45%) Network Security
11 3 (5.45%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (3.64%) VLAN
12 2 (3.64%) Multicast
12 2 (3.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) MySQL
3 2 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (12.73%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.09%) Finance
4 3 (5.45%) Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) Network Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Consultant
3 6 (10.91%) Architect
3 6 (10.91%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Project Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Tester
7 2 (3.64%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) XMPP
2 5 (9.09%) XML
2 5 (9.09%) HTML
2 5 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (3.64%) J2EE
3 2 (3.64%) CSS
3 2 (3.64%) Spring
3 2 (3.64%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) NHS
2 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Replication
3 1 (1.82%) Statistics
3 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Windows
2 11 (20.00%) Solaris
3 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.73%) CentOS
4 7 (12.73%) Ubuntu
5 6 (10.91%) Windows XP
6 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.45%) UNIX
8 2 (3.64%) Linux
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Project Management
2 8 (14.55%) Data Management
2 8 (14.55%) Master Data Management
2 8 (14.55%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 5 (9.09%) Service Management
3 5 (9.09%) ITIL
3 5 (9.09%) Workflow
3 5 (9.09%) Migration
3 5 (9.09%) Scrum
3 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.27%) Quality Management
4 4 (7.27%) TOGAF
4 4 (7.27%) Supplier Management
4 4 (7.27%) QMS
5 3 (5.45%) Project Planning
5 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.64%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.64%) Network Design
6 2 (3.64%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) SQL
2 9 (16.36%) Python
3 7 (12.73%) Shell Script
3 7 (12.73%) Perl
4 6 (10.91%) C
5 4 (7.27%) Java
6 3 (5.45%) C++
6 3 (5.45%) PHP
6 3 (5.45%) VB
7 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
3 10 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (10.91%) Degree
5 5 (9.09%) CCNP
6 4 (7.27%) CCNA
7 3 (5.45%) CCIE
8 2 (3.64%) CCDA
8 2 (3.64%) CCDP
8 2 (3.64%) ISEB
9 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.82%) CCSE
9 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.82%) CCDE
9 1 (1.82%) MCSE
9 1 (1.82%) MCSA
9 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.82%) VCDX
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.36%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (14.55%) vSphere
3 8 (14.55%) Xen
3 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.73%) Sendmail
5 3 (5.45%) Terminal Services
5 3 (5.45%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.82%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.82%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Puppet
2 3 (5.45%) SCOM
3 2 (3.64%) SCCM
3 2 (3.64%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (92.73%) Cisco
2 19 (34.55%) NetApp
3 15 (27.27%) Oracle
4 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
5 13 (23.64%) VMware
6 12 (21.82%) CheckPoint
7 11 (20.00%) Blue Coat
7 11 (20.00%) Juniper
8 8 (14.55%) HP
8 8 (14.55%) EMC
9 7 (12.73%) IBM
9 7 (12.73%) McAfee
9 7 (12.73%) Splunk
10 6 (10.91%) Sun
11 3 (5.45%) BT
11 3 (5.45%) Citrix
12 2 (3.64%) Business Objects
13 1 (1.82%) Avaya
13 1 (1.82%) Symantec
13 1 (1.82%) Nokia
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