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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 64 72 48
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Contract jobs citing Firewall 59 26 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.72% 1.53% 3.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.18% 13.68% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 33
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £394 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.01 £20.25 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+8.70% -10.98%
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
266 190 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.24% 11.22% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 113 121
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £23.90 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +6 50 £350 +34.61% 29
Halifax - 4 £429 - 2
Huddersfield - 3 £250 -
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 69 (59.48%) Cisco
2 32 (27.59%) VMware
2 32 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (26.72%) UNIX
4 30 (25.86%) CCNP
5 29 (25.00%) Internet
5 29 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 26 (22.41%) CCNA
6 26 (22.41%) Windows
7 24 (20.69%) F5
8 23 (19.83%) Jenkins
8 23 (19.83%) vSphere
8 23 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (19.83%) Linux
8 23 (19.83%) CheckPoint
9 22 (18.97%) Network Security
10 21 (18.10%) SAN
11 19 (16.38%) SSL
11 19 (16.38%) WAN
12 18 (15.52%) ITIL
12 18 (15.52%) Configuration Management
12 18 (15.52%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (14.66%) Workflow
13 17 (14.66%) Service Management
13 17 (14.66%) IBM
13 17 (14.66%) DMZ
13 17 (14.66%) Red Hat
14 16 (13.79%) Java
14 16 (13.79%) LDAP
14 16 (13.79%) Smartcard

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (6.90%) IIS
1 8 (6.90%) Apache
1 8 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.03%) Node.js
3 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.86%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.00%) Internet
2 22 (18.97%) Network Security
3 21 (18.10%) SAN
4 19 (16.38%) WAN
4 19 (16.38%) SSL
5 18 (15.52%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (14.66%) DMZ
7 16 (13.79%) LDAP
7 16 (13.79%) NAS
8 13 (11.21%) DNS
9 12 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (9.48%) TCP/IP
11 10 (8.62%) VPN
12 9 (7.76%) LAN
12 9 (7.76%) BIG-IP
13 8 (6.90%) BGP
13 8 (6.90%) EIGRP
13 8 (6.90%) MPLS
13 8 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 6 (5.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.03%) Informix
2 7 (6.03%) RDBMS
2 7 (6.03%) MySQL
2 7 (6.03%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.86%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (19.83%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.03%) JIRA
3 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.86%) QUnit
4 1 (0.86%) JUnit
4 1 (0.86%) JMeter
4 1 (0.86%) Subversion
General
1 15 (12.93%) Finance
2 2 (1.72%) Banking
2 2 (1.72%) Retail
2 2 (1.72%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.86%) Games
3 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (29.31%) Network Engineer
2 13 (11.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (10.34%) Technical Support
4 9 (7.76%) Consultant
4 9 (7.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (6.90%) Analyst
5 8 (6.90%) Administrator
5 8 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (6.03%) Developer
6 7 (6.03%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.17%) UNIX Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Support Consultant
7 6 (5.17%) Senior UNIX Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Lead Java Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Lead Developer
8 5 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.31%) Technical Support Consultant
9 4 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.03%) XML
2 6 (5.17%) Web Services
3 4 (3.45%) SOAP
3 4 (3.45%) WSDL
4 3 (2.59%) .NET
5 1 (0.86%) J2EE
5 1 (0.86%) CSS
5 1 (0.86%) Middleware
5 1 (0.86%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.86%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.86%) JRules
5 1 (0.86%) Ajax
5 1 (0.86%) JSON
5 1 (0.86%) jQuery
5 1 (0.86%) JPA
5 1 (0.86%) Drools
5 1 (0.86%) REST
5 1 (0.86%) Mustache
5 1 (0.86%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.79%) Smartcard
2 14 (12.07%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.90%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (6.90%) IBM XIV
4 7 (6.03%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.59%) NHS
6 3 (2.59%) Clustering
7 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.86%) BYOD
8 1 (0.86%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.86%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.86%) PKI
8 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.72%) UNIX
2 26 (22.41%) Windows
3 23 (19.83%) Linux
4 16 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (10.34%) CentOS
6 10 (8.62%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.86%) Android
8 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 23 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (15.52%) ITIL
3 18 (15.52%) Configuration Management
4 17 (14.66%) Workflow
4 17 (14.66%) Service Management
5 16 (13.79%) Incident Management
6 14 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (12.07%) TDD
7 8 (6.90%) Project Management
8 7 (6.03%) Build Automation
8 7 (6.03%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.31%) DDoS Mitigation
9 5 (4.31%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.45%) Change Management
11 3 (2.59%) Validation
11 3 (2.59%) Migration
11 3 (2.59%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (2.59%) DevOps
11 3 (2.59%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.79%) Java
2 11 (9.48%) PHP
3 4 (3.45%) SQL
4 3 (2.59%) Lisp
5 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.86%) Python
6 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.86%) Perl
6 1 (0.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (25.86%) CCNP
3 26 (22.41%) CCNA
4 6 (5.17%) CCIE
4 6 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.45%) MCSE
5 4 (3.45%) CISSP
5 4 (3.45%) CCSP
5 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.59%) CCDP
6 3 (2.59%) MCITP
6 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.72%) Degree
8 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.86%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.86%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.86%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.86%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 23 (19.83%) vSphere
2 15 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.62%) Active Directory
4 7 (6.03%) NFS
5 6 (5.17%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.72%) vCloud
6 2 (1.72%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (12.93%) Puppet
1 15 (12.93%) Ansible
1 15 (12.93%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (9.48%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (7.76%) Salt
4 8 (6.90%) Opsview
4 8 (6.90%) Graphite
4 8 (6.90%) Cacti
4 8 (6.90%) Nagios
5 7 (6.03%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.59%) SCCM
6 3 (2.59%) OPNET
7 2 (1.72%) vMotion
8 1 (0.86%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.86%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 69 (59.48%) Cisco
2 32 (27.59%) VMware
3 24 (20.69%) F5
4 23 (19.83%) CheckPoint
5 17 (14.66%) Red Hat
5 17 (14.66%) IBM
6 15 (12.93%) Oracle
7 14 (12.07%) Splunk
8 11 (9.48%) SolarWinds
9 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
9 10 (8.62%) HP
10 7 (6.03%) Veritas
11 6 (5.17%) NetApp
12 3 (2.59%) Juniper
12 3 (2.59%) BMC
12 3 (2.59%) Blue Coat
12 3 (2.59%) Brocade
12 3 (2.59%) TippingPoint
12 3 (2.59%) ProCurve
12 3 (2.59%) Aruba
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago