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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 67 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 39 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.22% 2.27% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.02% 22.93% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 7
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£350 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £374 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £336 £310
% change year-on-year
+13.83% +8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%
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
205 157 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.65% 9.91% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 96 58
Average daily rate £338 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £15.50 £114.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 0 31 £325 +8.33% 31
Bradford - 4 £350 - 1
Halifax -3 3 £430 +22.85%
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Pudsey - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 46 (52.27%) Cisco
2 23 (26.14%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (22.73%) LAN
4 20 (22.73%) Windows
5 19 (21.59%) CCNA
6 18 (20.45%) ITIL
7 17 (19.32%) UNIX
7 17 (19.32%) CentOS
8 16 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 15 (17.05%) F5
10 14 (15.91%) Smartcard
10 14 (15.91%) Workflow
10 14 (15.91%) SSL
10 14 (15.91%) CCNP
10 14 (15.91%) LDAP
11 13 (14.77%) Linux
11 13 (14.77%) Red Hat
11 13 (14.77%) Splunk
11 13 (14.77%) Imperva
12 12 (13.64%) Network Security
12 12 (13.64%) Active Directory
12 12 (13.64%) VPN
12 12 (13.64%) WAN
12 12 (13.64%) Java
12 12 (13.64%) VMware
13 11 (12.50%) Service Management
13 11 (12.50%) CheckPoint
14 10 (11.36%) Configuration Management
14 10 (11.36%) Jenkins

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (9.09%) Apache
2 6 (6.82%) Apache ServiceMix
2 6 (6.82%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.68%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.14%) Cisco ASA
2 20 (22.73%) LAN
3 16 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 14 (15.91%) LDAP
4 14 (15.91%) SSL
5 12 (13.64%) WAN
5 12 (13.64%) VPN
5 12 (13.64%) Network Security
6 9 (10.23%) MPLS
6 9 (10.23%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (10.23%) DNS
7 7 (7.95%) BGP
7 7 (7.95%) EIGRP
8 6 (6.82%) HTTPS
9 5 (5.68%) SAN
9 5 (5.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (4.55%) OSPF
10 4 (4.55%) IPsec
10 4 (4.55%) WLAN
11 3 (3.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.82%) Pentaho
2 6 (6.82%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.09%) Subversion
3 6 (6.82%) JUnit
3 6 (6.82%) JMeter
3 6 (6.82%) QUnit
4 1 (1.14%) Selenium
General
1 8 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Games
2 2 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 9 (10.23%) Security Specialist
3 8 (9.09%) Analyst
4 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 6 (6.82%) Designer
5 6 (6.82%) Developer
5 6 (6.82%) Consultant
5 6 (6.82%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.82%) Technical Support
6 5 (5.68%) Architect
7 4 (4.55%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Administrator
8 3 (3.41%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (3.41%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (3.41%) Network Designer
8 3 (3.41%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Firewall Specialist
8 3 (3.41%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) XML
2 6 (6.82%) J2EE
2 6 (6.82%) Hibernate
2 6 (6.82%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (6.82%) JRules
2 6 (6.82%) Ajax
2 6 (6.82%) JSON
2 6 (6.82%) jQuery
2 6 (6.82%) JPA
2 6 (6.82%) Drools
2 6 (6.82%) REST
2 6 (6.82%) Mustache
2 6 (6.82%) Apache Camel
3 3 (3.41%) Regular Expression
3 3 (3.41%) WebCenter
3 3 (3.41%) Middleware
4 2 (2.27%) LAMP
4 2 (2.27%) CSS
4 2 (2.27%) Application Packaging
4 2 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Smartcard
2 6 (6.82%) PKI
3 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) CCTV
4 2 (2.27%) NHS
4 2 (2.27%) DataPower
4 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.14%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.14%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.14%) Replication
5 1 (1.14%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.14%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.73%) Windows
2 17 (19.32%) CentOS
2 17 (19.32%) UNIX
3 13 (14.77%) Linux
4 8 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 6 (6.82%) Windows XP
5 6 (6.82%) Apple iOS
5 6 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.82%) Android
5 6 (6.82%) Windows Phone
6 3 (3.41%) HPUX
7 2 (2.27%) Solaris
7 2 (2.27%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.27%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.27%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.45%) ITIL
2 14 (15.91%) Workflow
3 11 (12.50%) Service Management
4 10 (11.36%) Configuration Management
5 9 (10.23%) Incident Management
6 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.95%) TDD
7 7 (7.95%) Project Management
7 7 (7.95%) Load Balancing
7 7 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (7.95%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (6.82%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (6.82%) Network Design
8 6 (6.82%) MVC
9 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.68%) Migration
10 4 (4.55%) Information Security
10 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2
11 3 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.64%) Java
2 9 (10.23%) PHP
3 7 (7.95%) SQL
3 7 (7.95%) Shell Script
4 6 (6.82%) Python
4 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.82%) C#
5 3 (3.41%) Perl
5 3 (3.41%) Lisp
5 3 (3.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.27%) C
6 2 (2.27%) Korn
6 2 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (21.59%) CCNA
3 14 (15.91%) CCNP
4 9 (10.23%) Security Cleared
5 8 (9.09%) CCDP
6 7 (7.95%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.68%) CCSA
8 4 (4.55%) CISSP
9 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.27%) GIAC
10 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.27%) CCSE
10 2 (2.27%) CEH
10 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.27%) CHFI
10 2 (2.27%) CCDA
10 2 (2.27%) CCSP
10 2 (2.27%) MCSE
10 2 (2.27%) MCSA
10 2 (2.27%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.41%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.41%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.41%) HIPAA
3 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.41%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.27%) Samba
6 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) OpenIDM
2 4 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.41%) OPNET
3 3 (3.41%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.41%) Puppet
4 2 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.27%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.14%) SCCM
5 1 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 46 (52.27%) Cisco
2 15 (17.05%) F5
3 13 (14.77%) Splunk
3 13 (14.77%) Imperva
3 13 (14.77%) Red Hat
4 12 (13.64%) VMware
5 11 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 8 (9.09%) Oracle
7 5 (5.68%) HP
7 5 (5.68%) Symantec
7 5 (5.68%) Blue Coat
8 4 (4.55%) McAfee
8 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
8 4 (4.55%) TippingPoint
9 3 (3.41%) BMC
9 3 (3.41%) Remedy
10 2 (2.27%) Websense
10 2 (2.27%) NetApp
10 2 (2.27%) Syncsort
10 2 (2.27%) Juniper
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