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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 57 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing Firewall 59 49 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.90% 2.78% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.11% 23.79% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 18
Average daily rate £398 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
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
235 206 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.56% 11.69% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 144 78
Average daily rate £400 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 8
Average hourly rate £13.25 £16.72 £11.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +40.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £16.72 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £22.75 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 48 £400 +23.07% 21
Halifax +7 3 £425 -1.16% 2
Bradford +3 1 - - 1
Wakefield -1 1 - - 2
Pudsey - 1 £150 -
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 75 (68.81%) Cisco
2 53 (48.62%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (35.78%) CCNP
4 30 (27.52%) LAN
5 28 (25.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 27 (24.77%) WAN
6 27 (24.77%) Microsoft
7 26 (23.85%) F5
8 25 (22.94%) Data Centre
8 25 (22.94%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (22.02%) CheckPoint
10 21 (19.27%) Windows
11 20 (18.35%) ITIL
12 19 (17.43%) CCNA
12 19 (17.43%) Internet
12 19 (17.43%) Network Security
13 18 (16.51%) VMware
14 17 (15.60%) CISSP
14 17 (15.60%) Linux
15 16 (14.68%) VPN
15 16 (14.68%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (13.76%) BGP
17 14 (12.84%) Migration
17 14 (12.84%) Security Management
17 14 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
17 14 (12.84%) MCSA
17 14 (12.84%) CEH
17 14 (12.84%) PCI DSS
18 13 (11.93%) MPLS
18 13 (11.93%) Palo Alto

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (3.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.75%) CloudStack
2 3 (2.75%) JBoss
2 3 (2.75%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.83%) IIS
4 1 (0.92%) Apache
4 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.92%) nginx
4 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.75%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.75%) Office 365
4 1 (0.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (27.52%) LAN
2 28 (25.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 27 (24.77%) WAN
4 25 (22.94%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (17.43%) Internet
5 19 (17.43%) Network Security
6 16 (14.68%) VPN
7 15 (13.76%) BGP
8 13 (11.93%) MPLS
9 12 (11.01%) Fibre Channel
10 11 (10.09%) DNS
11 10 (9.17%) Wireless
12 9 (8.26%) Ethernet
12 9 (8.26%) OSPF
13 8 (7.34%) FCoE
13 8 (7.34%) TCP/IP
14 7 (6.42%) HSRP
14 7 (6.42%) VRRP
15 6 (5.50%) EIGRP
16 5 (4.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.59%) MySQL
2 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.83%) Informix
3 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.83%) Redis
3 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.92%) OLTP
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.59%) Jenkins
1 5 (4.59%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (4.59%) Subversion
2 2 (1.83%) Hudson
2 2 (1.83%) JIRA
2 2 (1.83%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (8.26%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Banking
3 3 (2.75%) Games
3 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.92%) Electronics
5 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (34.86%) Network Engineer
2 16 (14.68%) Cisco Engineer
2 16 (14.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 15 (13.76%) Security Specialist
4 11 (10.09%) Architect
5 10 (9.17%) Analyst
6 8 (7.34%) Applications Architect
7 7 (6.42%) Lead Architect
8 6 (5.50%) Design Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Implementation Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Network Design Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Consultant
9 5 (4.59%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Network Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Security Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Security Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Test Manager
11 3 (2.75%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.17%) Middleware
2 5 (4.59%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (4.59%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (2.75%) CSS
3 3 (2.75%) Servlets
4 2 (1.83%) .NET
4 2 (1.83%) Web Services
5 1 (0.92%) J2EE
5 1 (0.92%) Java EE
5 1 (0.92%) JSON
5 1 (0.92%) REST
5 1 (0.92%) SOAP
5 1 (0.92%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.92%) WSDL
5 1 (0.92%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.94%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (4.59%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.75%) Clustering
4 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.75%) PKI
5 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.92%) Life Science
6 1 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.92%) NHS
6 1 (0.92%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.92%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.27%) Windows
2 17 (15.60%) Linux
3 8 (7.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.42%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.50%) Unix
6 4 (3.67%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.75%) AIX
7 3 (2.75%) HPUX
7 3 (2.75%) SUSE
7 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.35%) ITIL
2 14 (12.84%) Migration
2 14 (12.84%) Security Management
3 13 (11.93%) DDoS Mitigation
4 12 (11.01%) Ethical Hacking
4 12 (11.01%) Incident Management
5 10 (9.17%) Data Security
6 8 (7.34%) Load Balancing
6 8 (7.34%) WAN Optimisation
7 7 (6.42%) Network Design
7 7 (6.42%) Project Management
8 6 (5.50%) Computer Security
8 6 (5.50%) SIEM
9 5 (4.59%) High Availability
9 5 (4.59%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.67%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (2.75%) Build Automation
11 3 (2.75%) System Integration Testing
11 3 (2.75%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.59%) Java
2 5 (4.59%) SQL
3 3 (2.75%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.75%) Perl
3 3 (2.75%) Ruby
3 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.92%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 53 (48.62%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (35.78%) CCNP
3 19 (17.43%) CCNA
4 17 (15.60%) CISSP
5 14 (12.84%) CEH
5 14 (12.84%) MCSA
5 14 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (10.09%) Security Cleared
7 10 (9.17%) SC Cleared
8 8 (7.34%) CCIE
9 6 (5.50%) CCDP
10 5 (4.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (2.75%) CCSP
11 3 (2.75%) CISA
12 2 (1.83%) CISM
12 2 (1.83%) CREST Certified
12 2 (1.83%) ISEB
12 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.92%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.84%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.67%) ISO 9000
3 3 (2.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (14.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.17%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.67%) Firmware
3 4 (3.67%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.67%) vSphere
4 3 (2.75%) KVM
4 3 (2.75%) Xen
5 2 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.83%) vCloud
6 1 (0.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (5.50%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.67%) Puppet
4 3 (2.75%) Cacti
4 3 (2.75%) Graphite
4 3 (2.75%) Nagios
4 3 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.75%) Opsview
5 2 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.83%) Nessus
5 2 (1.83%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.92%) SCCM
6 1 (0.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 75 (68.81%) Cisco
2 27 (24.77%) Microsoft
3 26 (23.85%) F5
4 24 (22.02%) CheckPoint
5 18 (16.51%) VMware
6 13 (11.93%) Palo Alto
7 10 (9.17%) HP
8 9 (8.26%) SolarWinds
9 8 (7.34%) Meraki
9 8 (7.34%) Oracle
9 8 (7.34%) Red Hat
9 8 (7.34%) Riverbed
10 5 (4.59%) IBM
10 5 (4.59%) Juniper
11 3 (2.75%) RightScale
11 3 (2.75%) Sage
12 2 (1.83%) Akamai
12 2 (1.83%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.83%) Intel Security
12 2 (1.83%) Veritas
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