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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 46 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 51 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.50% 2.38% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.77% 22.12% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 33
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £433 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.13 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-19.50% +5.26%

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
224 208 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.36% 10.77% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 137 161
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +44.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.75 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £45.05 £18.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -1 31 £413 +0.60% 22
Wakefield - 4 £338 - 1
Bradford +17 1 - - 5
Halifax +6 1 £265 -24.28%
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 73 (60.83%) Cisco
2 45 (37.50%) F5
3 32 (26.67%) Windows
4 26 (21.67%) DNS
4 26 (21.67%) Load Balancing
4 26 (21.67%) Windows Server
5 25 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 23 (19.17%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (18.33%) SSL
7 22 (18.33%) Linux
8 21 (17.50%) VPN
9 20 (16.67%) Palo Alto
10 19 (15.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (15.83%) LAN
10 19 (15.83%) VMware
11 18 (15.00%) Network Security
11 18 (15.00%) Active Directory
11 18 (15.00%) ITIL
11 18 (15.00%) DevOps
11 18 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (14.17%) TCP/IP
12 17 (14.17%) WAN
12 17 (14.17%) VLAN
13 16 (13.33%) IPsec
13 16 (13.33%) CCNP
13 16 (13.33%) Unix
13 16 (13.33%) Puppet
14 15 (12.50%) Citrix
14 15 (12.50%) HTTP
14 15 (12.50%) Red Hat

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 7 (5.83%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.00%) IIS
3 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.50%) SAS
5 2 (1.67%) Apache
5 2 (1.67%) CloudStack
5 2 (1.67%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.83%) Confluence
6 1 (0.83%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.83%) JBoss
6 1 (0.83%) nginx
6 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.33%) Akamai
2 10 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.67%) Office 365
4 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.67%) DNS
2 22 (18.33%) SSL
3 21 (17.50%) VPN
4 19 (15.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (15.83%) LAN
5 18 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (15.00%) Network Security
6 17 (14.17%) TCP/IP
6 17 (14.17%) VLAN
6 17 (14.17%) WAN
7 16 (13.33%) IPsec
8 15 (12.50%) HTTP
9 14 (11.67%) Internet
10 12 (10.00%) MPLS
11 11 (9.17%) BIG-IP
11 11 (9.17%) DHCP
11 11 (9.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 11 (9.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (9.17%) Wireless
12 9 (7.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.83%) Redis
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.83%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (5.83%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.33%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) Gitweb
4 1 (0.83%) JIRA
4 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (5.00%) Banking
3 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
5 1 (0.83%) International Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (27.50%) Network Engineer
2 11 (9.17%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (9.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (8.33%) Consultant
3 10 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 9 (7.50%) Administrator
5 8 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (6.67%) Network Team Leader
5 8 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (5.83%) Lead Network Engineer
6 7 (5.83%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.83%) Technical Leader
7 6 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
7 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (5.00%) Network Manager
7 6 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Architect
9 4 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.33%) REST
1 4 (3.33%) Web Services
2 3 (2.50%) SOAP
3 2 (1.67%) .NET
4 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.83%) CSS
4 1 (0.83%) HTML
4 1 (0.83%) J2EE
4 1 (0.83%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.83%) Node.js
4 1 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.83%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.17%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.33%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.33%) VCE vBlock
5 3 (2.50%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (2.50%) Replication
5 3 (2.50%) User Experience
6 2 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.67%) PKI
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.67%) Windows
2 26 (21.67%) Windows Server
3 22 (18.33%) Linux
4 16 (13.33%) Unix
5 14 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (10.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (9.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.33%) Android
9 3 (2.50%) CentOS
10 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.67%) Load Balancing
2 18 (15.00%) DevOps
2 18 (15.00%) ITIL
3 13 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (6.67%) Migration
5 8 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (5.83%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (5.83%) High Availability
7 6 (5.00%) Performance Management
7 6 (5.00%) Project Management
8 5 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (4.17%) ERP
8 5 (4.17%) Information Assurance
8 5 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.33%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.33%) Information Security
9 4 (3.33%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.50%) SQL
2 8 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.83%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.17%) Java
4 5 (4.17%) PHP
4 5 (4.17%) Python
5 3 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.67%) Perl
6 2 (1.67%) Ruby
7 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (19.17%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (13.33%) CCNP
3 10 (8.33%) CCNA
3 10 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 9 (7.50%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.83%) CCIE
6 6 (5.00%) MCSE
6 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.17%) CCSE
7 5 (4.17%) CCSP
7 5 (4.17%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.67%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.67%) CCA
8 2 (1.67%) CISA
8 2 (1.67%) CISM
8 2 (1.67%) CISSP
8 2 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.67%) Degree
8 2 (1.67%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.67%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.83%) GPG13
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.67%) Docker
4 7 (5.83%) Firmware
5 5 (4.17%) vCloud
5 5 (4.17%) vSphere
6 4 (3.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.33%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.67%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.67%) VMware GSX
7 2 (1.67%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.67%) XenServer
8 1 (0.83%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.83%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (0.83%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.83%) Squid
8 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (13.33%) Puppet
2 11 (9.17%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.17%) Ansible
4 4 (3.33%) SCOM
4 4 (3.33%) vRealize
5 3 (2.50%) vMotion
6 2 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.67%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.67%) Salt
7 1 (0.83%) Grafana
7 1 (0.83%) Graphite
7 1 (0.83%) Graylog
7 1 (0.83%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.83%) Icinga
7 1 (0.83%) Nagios
7 1 (0.83%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.83%) OpenView
7 1 (0.83%) StatsD
7 1 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 73 (60.83%) Cisco
2 45 (37.50%) F5
3 25 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 20 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 19 (15.83%) VMware
6 15 (12.50%) Citrix
6 15 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 13 (10.83%) CheckPoint
8 9 (7.50%) Juniper
9 7 (5.83%) Intel Security
10 6 (5.00%) Extreme Networks
11 5 (4.17%) Aruba
11 5 (4.17%) Samsung
12 4 (3.33%) Dell
12 4 (3.33%) HP
12 4 (3.33%) SonicWALL
12 4 (3.33%) Splunk
13 3 (2.50%) Nokia
13 3 (2.50%) Nortel
13 3 (2.50%) Sophos
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