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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 61 78 54
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Contract jobs citing Firewall 55 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.75% 1.37% 2.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.23% 14.91% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 10 10
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£375 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £374 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -9.52%
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
286 161 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.28% 9.21% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 107 107
Average daily rate £275 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £11.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £19.40 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +16 45 £375 +3.44% 24
Halifax - 4 £430 - 1
Bradford - 1 £363 - 2
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 50 (51.55%) Cisco
2 25 (25.77%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (24.74%) Jenkins
4 23 (23.71%) Java
4 23 (23.71%) Windows
4 23 (23.71%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (23.71%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (21.65%) CCNA
6 20 (20.62%) Configuration Management
6 20 (20.62%) LAN
6 20 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (19.59%) TDD
7 19 (19.59%) UNIX
8 17 (17.53%) ITIL
8 17 (17.53%) Oracle
8 17 (17.53%) Linux
8 17 (17.53%) TCP/IP
8 17 (17.53%) CCNP
8 17 (17.53%) Red Hat
9 16 (16.49%) Smartcard
9 16 (16.49%) Workflow
9 16 (16.49%) VMware
10 15 (15.46%) CentOS
10 15 (15.46%) SSL
10 15 (15.46%) F5
10 15 (15.46%) Splunk
11 14 (14.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (14.43%) WAN
11 14 (14.43%) LDAP
11 14 (14.43%) Puppet

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (8.25%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.22%) Apache
3 6 (6.19%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (5.15%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.12%) Node.js
6 3 (3.09%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.71%) Cisco ASA
2 20 (20.62%) LAN
3 17 (17.53%) TCP/IP
4 15 (15.46%) SSL
5 14 (14.43%) WAN
5 14 (14.43%) LDAP
5 14 (14.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (13.40%) MPLS
7 11 (11.34%) BGP
7 11 (11.34%) EIGRP
8 10 (10.31%) VPN
9 9 (9.28%) Network Security
10 8 (8.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 8 (8.25%) DNS
10 8 (8.25%) SAN
11 6 (6.19%) HTTPS
11 6 (6.19%) WLAN
12 5 (5.15%) NAS
12 5 (5.15%) OSPF
13 4 (4.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (6.19%) Pentaho
1 6 (6.19%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.12%) RDBMS
2 4 (4.12%) MySQL
2 4 (4.12%) Informix
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (24.74%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.22%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.22%) Subversion
3 6 (6.19%) JUnit
3 6 (6.19%) JMeter
3 6 (6.19%) QUnit
4 4 (4.12%) JIRA
5 1 (1.03%) Selenium
General
1 10 (10.31%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Retail
3 2 (2.06%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (21.65%) Network Engineer
2 12 (12.37%) Developer
3 8 (8.25%) Analyst
3 8 (8.25%) Java Developer
4 7 (7.22%) Designer
5 6 (6.19%) Lead Java Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Lead Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Network Designer
5 6 (6.19%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Technical Support
6 5 (5.15%) Consultant
7 4 (4.12%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.09%) Administrator
8 3 (3.09%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (3.09%) Senior UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.25%) XML
2 6 (6.19%) J2EE
2 6 (6.19%) REST
2 6 (6.19%) Mustache
2 6 (6.19%) Apache Camel
2 6 (6.19%) Hibernate
2 6 (6.19%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (6.19%) JRules
2 6 (6.19%) Ajax
2 6 (6.19%) JSON
2 6 (6.19%) jQuery
2 6 (6.19%) JPA
2 6 (6.19%) Drools
3 3 (3.09%) WebCenter
3 3 (3.09%) Middleware
4 2 (2.06%) CSS
4 2 (2.06%) HTML
5 1 (1.03%) LAMP
5 1 (1.03%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Smartcard
2 6 (6.19%) PKI
2 6 (6.19%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (6.19%) BYOD
3 5 (5.15%) IBM XIV
4 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.06%) CCTV
5 2 (2.06%) NHS
5 2 (2.06%) DataPower
5 2 (2.06%) Clustering
6 1 (1.03%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.03%) Replication
6 1 (1.03%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.03%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.71%) Windows
2 19 (19.59%) UNIX
3 17 (17.53%) Linux
4 15 (15.46%) CentOS
5 13 (13.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (8.25%) Ubuntu
7 6 (6.19%) Android
7 6 (6.19%) Windows Phone
7 6 (6.19%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.09%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.09%) HPUX
9 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.06%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.71%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.62%) Configuration Management
3 19 (19.59%) TDD
4 17 (17.53%) ITIL
5 16 (16.49%) Workflow
6 13 (13.40%) Service Management
7 11 (11.34%) Incident Management
7 11 (11.34%) Load Balancing
8 8 (8.25%) Project Management
9 7 (7.22%) Migration
9 7 (7.22%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (6.19%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (6.19%) MVC
11 5 (5.15%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2
12 4 (4.12%) Network Design
12 4 (4.12%) Build Automation
13 3 (3.09%) Project Planning
13 3 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.71%) Java
2 11 (11.34%) PHP
3 7 (7.22%) SQL
4 6 (6.19%) Python
4 6 (6.19%) Lisp
4 6 (6.19%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.19%) C#
5 4 (4.12%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (25.77%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (21.65%) CCNA
3 17 (17.53%) CCNP
4 8 (8.25%) CCDP
5 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.15%) CISSP
6 5 (5.15%) CCSA
7 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.09%) MCSE
8 3 (3.09%) CCIE
9 2 (2.06%) MCSA
9 2 (2.06%) CCDA
9 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.06%) GIAC
9 2 (2.06%) CCSE
9 2 (2.06%) CEH
9 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.06%) VCAP
9 2 (2.06%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 2 (2.06%) SLA
1 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.03%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.03%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (13.40%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.22%) vSphere
3 3 (3.09%) Terminal Services
3 3 (3.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.03%) iptables
Systems Management
1 14 (14.43%) Puppet
2 13 (13.40%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (13.40%) Ansible
3 6 (6.19%) OpenIDM
3 6 (6.19%) AirWatch
3 6 (6.19%) OPNET
3 6 (6.19%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (5.15%) Cacti
4 5 (5.15%) Nagios
4 5 (5.15%) Opsview
4 5 (5.15%) Graphite
5 4 (4.12%) Salt
5 4 (4.12%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.06%) SCCM
6 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.03%) vMotion
Vendors
1 50 (51.55%) Cisco
2 17 (17.53%) Red Hat
2 17 (17.53%) Oracle
3 16 (16.49%) VMware
4 15 (15.46%) F5
4 15 (15.46%) Splunk
5 11 (11.34%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.25%) HP
7 7 (7.22%) TippingPoint
8 6 (6.19%) Blue Coat
8 6 (6.19%) SolarWinds
8 6 (6.19%) IBM
8 6 (6.19%) BMC
9 5 (5.15%) Imperva
10 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
10 4 (4.12%) Veritas
11 3 (3.09%) Symantec
12 2 (2.06%) McAfee
12 2 (2.06%) NetApp
12 2 (2.06%) Syncsort
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago