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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 54 75 41
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -34
Contract jobs citing Firewall 69 23 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.24% 1.33% 4.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.46% 12.23% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 31
Average daily rate
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£350 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £376 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £334
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -15.55%
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
271 188 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.72% 10.84% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 107 152
Average daily rate £350 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £206 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £481 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £15.75 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £22.93 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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 1 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 1 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 +19 56 £350 +22.80% 26
Halifax - 4 £430 -
Huddersfield - 3 £250 - 1
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 61 (54.46%) Cisco
2 29 (25.89%) VMware
2 29 (25.89%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (25.00%) UNIX
4 26 (23.21%) Windows
5 25 (22.32%) CCNP
5 25 (22.32%) Load Balancing
6 24 (21.43%) CCNA
7 23 (20.54%) Internet
8 22 (19.64%) F5
9 21 (18.75%) vSphere
9 21 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (18.75%) Jenkins
10 20 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (17.86%) CheckPoint
10 20 (17.86%) Linux
11 19 (16.96%) SAN
11 19 (16.96%) SSL
12 18 (16.07%) WAN
12 18 (16.07%) Configuration Management
12 18 (16.07%) Network Security
13 16 (14.29%) Smartcard
13 16 (14.29%) Workflow
13 16 (14.29%) Service Management
13 16 (14.29%) ITIL
13 16 (14.29%) LDAP
13 16 (14.29%) IBM
14 15 (13.39%) DMZ
14 15 (13.39%) Red Hat
14 15 (13.39%) Oracle

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (7.14%) Apache
1 8 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.25%) Node.js
3 4 (3.57%) IIS
4 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.89%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 7 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.54%) Internet
2 20 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (16.96%) SSL
3 19 (16.96%) SAN
4 18 (16.07%) WAN
4 18 (16.07%) Network Security
5 16 (14.29%) LDAP
6 15 (13.39%) DMZ
6 15 (13.39%) NAS
7 12 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (10.71%) LAN
8 11 (9.82%) TCP/IP
9 9 (8.04%) VPN
9 9 (8.04%) MPLS
9 9 (8.04%) BGP
9 9 (8.04%) EIGRP
10 8 (7.14%) BIG-IP
10 8 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 7 (6.25%) DNS
12 5 (4.46%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) Informix
1 7 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 7 (6.25%) MySQL
1 7 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.89%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.89%) QUnit
3 1 (0.89%) JUnit
3 1 (0.89%) JMeter
3 1 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 12 (10.71%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Retail
3 3 (2.68%) Retail Banking
3 3 (2.68%) Banking
4 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (26.79%) Network Engineer
2 13 (11.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (8.93%) Analyst
4 9 (8.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.14%) Consultant
5 8 (7.14%) Technical Support
6 7 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.25%) Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Lead Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Administrator
7 6 (5.36%) UNIX Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Senior UNIX Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Lead Java Developer
8 5 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (3.57%) Network Designer
9 4 (3.57%) Security Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Designer
10 3 (2.68%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.36%) XML
2 3 (2.68%) WSDL
2 3 (2.68%) SOAP
2 3 (2.68%) Web Services
3 1 (0.89%) .NET
3 1 (0.89%) J2EE
3 1 (0.89%) Middleware
3 1 (0.89%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.89%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.89%) JRules
3 1 (0.89%) Ajax
3 1 (0.89%) JSON
3 1 (0.89%) jQuery
3 1 (0.89%) JPA
3 1 (0.89%) Drools
3 1 (0.89%) REST
3 1 (0.89%) Mustache
3 1 (0.89%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.29%) Smartcard
2 15 (13.39%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.04%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (7.14%) IBM XIV
5 7 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.68%) NHS
6 3 (2.68%) BYOD
6 3 (2.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.79%) DataPower
7 2 (1.79%) Clustering
8 1 (0.89%) PKI
8 1 (0.89%) Replication
8 1 (0.89%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.89%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.00%) UNIX
2 26 (23.21%) Windows
3 20 (17.86%) Linux
4 14 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (9.82%) CentOS
6 10 (8.93%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.68%) Android
7 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.68%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.32%) Load Balancing
2 21 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (16.07%) Configuration Management
4 16 (14.29%) ITIL
4 16 (14.29%) Service Management
4 16 (14.29%) Workflow
5 15 (13.39%) Incident Management
6 14 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (12.50%) TDD
7 9 (8.04%) Project Management
8 7 (6.25%) Build Automation
8 7 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.36%) Migration
10 4 (3.57%) Change Management
10 4 (3.57%) Information Security
11 3 (2.68%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.68%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (2.68%) DDoS Mitigation
11 3 (2.68%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (2.68%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.50%) Java
2 9 (8.04%) PHP
3 5 (4.46%) SQL
4 4 (3.57%) Lisp
5 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.89%) Python
6 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.89%) Perl
6 1 (0.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (25.89%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (22.32%) CCNP
3 24 (21.43%) CCNA
4 6 (5.36%) CCIE
4 6 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (5.36%) CISSP
5 4 (3.57%) MCSE
5 4 (3.57%) CCDP
5 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.68%) CCSP
6 3 (2.68%) MCITP
7 2 (1.79%) Degree
7 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.79%) GIAC
7 2 (1.79%) CEH
8 1 (0.89%) CCSA
8 1 (0.89%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.89%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.89%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (18.75%) vSphere
2 12 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.93%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.36%) NFS
5 5 (4.46%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.89%) Firmware
6 1 (0.89%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.89%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (11.61%) Puppet
1 13 (11.61%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (11.61%) Ansible
2 11 (9.82%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (7.14%) Nagios
3 8 (7.14%) Opsview
3 8 (7.14%) Graphite
3 8 (7.14%) Cacti
4 7 (6.25%) Salt
4 7 (6.25%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.57%) SCCM
5 4 (3.57%) OPNET
6 3 (2.68%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.79%) vMotion
7 2 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.89%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 61 (54.46%) Cisco
2 29 (25.89%) VMware
3 22 (19.64%) F5
4 20 (17.86%) CheckPoint
5 16 (14.29%) IBM
6 15 (13.39%) Oracle
6 15 (13.39%) Red Hat
7 14 (12.50%) Splunk
8 12 (10.71%) HP
9 11 (9.82%) SolarWinds
10 10 (8.93%) Microsoft
11 7 (6.25%) Veritas
12 6 (5.36%) NetApp
13 4 (3.57%) BMC
13 4 (3.57%) Blue Coat
13 4 (3.57%) TippingPoint
14 3 (2.68%) ProCurve
14 3 (2.68%) Brocade
14 3 (2.68%) Imperva
15 2 (1.79%) Aruba
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