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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 39 83 67
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -16
Contract jobs citing Firewall 61 38 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.01% 1.73% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.35% 13.92% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 32
Median daily rate £400 £375 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -13.00%
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
223 273 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.64% 12.42% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 171 159
Median daily rate £420 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.35 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.60% -16.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £9.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £17.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +30 41 £400 - 22
Bradford +16 3 £420 -
Wakefield - 3 £275 - 1
Halifax +5 1 £475 +35.71%
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 85 (61.15%) Cisco
2 51 (36.69%) F5
3 37 (26.62%) Microsoft
4 33 (23.74%) DNS
4 33 (23.74%) Windows
5 30 (21.58%) Load Balancing
6 29 (20.86%) Palo Alto
7 28 (20.14%) VMware
7 28 (20.14%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (19.42%) Linux
8 27 (19.42%) Windows Server
9 26 (18.71%) Network Security
10 25 (17.99%) LAN
10 25 (17.99%) WAN
11 23 (16.55%) VPN
12 22 (15.83%) Citrix
12 22 (15.83%) CCNP
13 21 (15.11%) SSL
14 20 (14.39%) Active Directory
14 20 (14.39%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (14.39%) DevOps
15 19 (13.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (13.67%) VLAN
15 19 (13.67%) TCP/IP
16 18 (12.95%) Red Hat
17 17 (12.23%) Internet
17 17 (12.23%) Unix
18 16 (11.51%) SQL Server
18 16 (11.51%) CheckPoint
18 16 (11.51%) MPLS

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 (5.04%) IIS
1 7 (5.04%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.32%) Apache
2 6 (4.32%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.60%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (3.60%) Confluence
3 5 (3.60%) GlassFish
3 5 (3.60%) nginx
3 5 (3.60%) SAS
3 5 (3.60%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.44%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.72%) JBoss
7 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (10.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.91%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.32%) Office 365
4 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 33 (23.74%) DNS
2 26 (18.71%) Network Security
3 25 (17.99%) LAN
3 25 (17.99%) WAN
4 23 (16.55%) VPN
5 21 (15.11%) SSL
6 20 (14.39%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (13.67%) TCP/IP
7 19 (13.67%) VLAN
8 17 (12.23%) Internet
9 16 (11.51%) IPsec
9 16 (11.51%) MPLS
10 15 (10.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (10.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 15 (10.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 15 (10.79%) Reverse Proxy
11 14 (10.07%) BIG-IP
12 13 (9.35%) DHCP
12 13 (9.35%) HTTP
13 10 (7.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (3.60%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.60%) Redis
4 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.63%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.04%) TeamCity
3 6 (4.32%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (3.60%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.60%) Gitweb
4 5 (3.60%) JIRA
5 4 (2.88%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (11.51%) Finance
2 7 (5.04%) Banking
2 7 (5.04%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.60%) Law
4 1 (0.72%) Advertising
4 1 (0.72%) International Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Legal
4 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (25.90%) Network Engineer
2 15 (10.79%) Technical Leader
3 12 (8.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (7.91%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (7.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (7.19%) Administrator
5 10 (7.19%) Team Leader
6 9 (6.47%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (5.76%) Consultant
7 8 (5.76%) Network Team Leader
7 8 (5.76%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.04%) Analyst
8 7 (5.04%) Firewall Engineer
8 7 (5.04%) Lead Network Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Architect
9 6 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.60%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (3.60%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 5 (3.60%) IP Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.60%) LAPP Stack
1 5 (3.60%) Node.js
1 5 (3.60%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (2.88%) Web Services
3 2 (1.44%) .NET
3 2 (1.44%) REST
4 1 (0.72%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.72%) CSS
4 1 (0.72%) HTML
4 1 (0.72%) J2EE
4 1 (0.72%) React
4 1 (0.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 11 (7.91%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.60%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (2.16%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.44%) PKI
6 2 (1.44%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.44%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.72%) IVR
7 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) NHS
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
7 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.74%) Windows
2 27 (19.42%) Linux
2 27 (19.42%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.23%) Unix
4 13 (9.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.04%) CentOS
7 4 (2.88%) Android
8 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.58%) Load Balancing
2 20 (14.39%) DevOps
3 15 (10.79%) Enterprise Architecture
3 15 (10.79%) ITIL
3 15 (10.79%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (7.19%) Information Assurance
5 10 (7.19%) Migration
5 10 (7.19%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (5.04%) High Availability
6 7 (5.04%) Scrum
7 6 (4.32%) Performance Management
8 5 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (3.60%) Kanban
8 5 (3.60%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.60%) Project Management
8 5 (3.60%) Security Patching
8 5 (3.60%) Software Licensing
8 5 (3.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.47%) PHP
1 9 (6.47%) SQL
2 7 (5.04%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.60%) Java
3 5 (3.60%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.60%) Python
4 3 (2.16%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.44%) Perl
5 2 (1.44%) Ruby
6 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (20.14%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (15.83%) CCNP
3 14 (10.07%) CCNA
4 9 (6.47%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.32%) CCIE
5 6 (4.32%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.60%) MCSE
6 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.88%) CISA
7 4 (2.88%) CISSP
8 3 (2.16%) CCSE
8 3 (2.16%) CCSP
8 3 (2.16%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.44%) CCA
9 2 (1.44%) CCDA
9 2 (1.44%) CISM
9 2 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.44%) Degree
9 2 (1.44%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.44%) QA
2 2 (1.44%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) GPG13
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (14.39%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.76%) Docker
3 8 (5.76%) Firmware
3 8 (5.76%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.60%) NFS
4 5 (3.60%) Squid
4 5 (3.60%) vSphere
5 4 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.16%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.16%) vCloud
7 2 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.44%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.44%) VMware GSX
7 2 (1.44%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.44%) XenServer
8 1 (0.72%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.72%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (0.72%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (10.79%) Puppet
2 14 (10.07%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.47%) Ansible
4 5 (3.60%) Grafana
4 5 (3.60%) Graphite
4 5 (3.60%) Graylog
4 5 (3.60%) HAProxy
4 5 (3.60%) Icinga
4 5 (3.60%) Nagios
4 5 (3.60%) SCOM
4 5 (3.60%) StatsD
4 5 (3.60%) Terraform
4 5 (3.60%) vMotion
5 2 (1.44%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.44%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.44%) Salt
5 2 (1.44%) vRealize
6 1 (0.72%) SCCM
6 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.72%) WMI
Vendors
1 85 (61.15%) Cisco
2 51 (36.69%) F5
3 37 (26.62%) Microsoft
4 29 (20.86%) Palo Alto
5 28 (20.14%) VMware
6 22 (15.83%) Citrix
7 18 (12.95%) Red Hat
8 16 (11.51%) CheckPoint
9 13 (9.35%) Intel Security
10 10 (7.19%) Akamai
11 7 (5.04%) Juniper
12 6 (4.32%) Dell
12 6 (4.32%) HP
12 6 (4.32%) Oracle
12 6 (4.32%) SonicWALL
12 6 (4.32%) Splunk
13 5 (3.60%) NETGEAR
13 5 (3.60%) New Relic
14 4 (2.88%) Extreme Networks
15 3 (2.16%) Samsung
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