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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 57 67 73
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 43 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.53% 2.07% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.18% 22.86% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £360 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £21.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -20.90%
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
203 140 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.93% 9.04% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 74 63
Average daily rate £338 £300 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £374 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £11.94 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.13% +8.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -3 32 £375 +25.00% 26
Bradford +2 5 £363 - 3
Wakefield - 2 £275 - 1
Halifax - - - - 5
Huddersfield - - - -
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 34 (43.04%) Cisco
2 22 (27.85%) LAN
3 21 (26.58%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (26.58%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (24.05%) Windows
5 18 (22.78%) CCNA
6 16 (20.25%) TCP/IP
6 16 (20.25%) WAN
7 15 (18.99%) F5
8 13 (16.46%) ITIL
8 13 (16.46%) DNS
8 13 (16.46%) CCNP
8 13 (16.46%) MPLS
9 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
9 12 (15.19%) VPN
9 12 (15.19%) Network Security
10 11 (13.92%) Imperva
10 11 (13.92%) Red Hat
10 11 (13.92%) CheckPoint
10 11 (13.92%) Linux
11 10 (12.66%) Java
11 10 (12.66%) BGP
11 10 (12.66%) VMware
11 10 (12.66%) Network Design
11 10 (12.66%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (11.39%) UNIX
13 8 (10.13%) Apache
13 8 (10.13%) PHP
13 8 (10.13%) CCDP
13 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (10.13%) Apache
2 5 (6.33%) Apache ServiceMix
2 5 (6.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 22 (27.85%) LAN
2 21 (26.58%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (20.25%) TCP/IP
3 16 (20.25%) WAN
4 13 (16.46%) DNS
4 13 (16.46%) MPLS
5 12 (15.19%) VPN
5 12 (15.19%) Network Security
6 10 (12.66%) BGP
7 8 (10.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (8.86%) OSPF
9 6 (7.59%) LDAP
9 6 (7.59%) EIGRP
9 6 (7.59%) VPLS
10 5 (6.33%) SAN
10 5 (6.33%) Ethernet
10 5 (6.33%) HTTPS
10 5 (6.33%) SSL
10 5 (6.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (5.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (6.33%) Pentaho
2 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.86%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.86%) Subversion
3 5 (6.33%) QUnit
3 5 (6.33%) JMeter
3 5 (6.33%) JUnit
4 1 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 4 (5.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Back Office
2 1 (1.27%) Games
2 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (16.46%) Network Engineer
2 8 (10.13%) Architect
2 8 (10.13%) Analyst
2 8 (10.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 8 (10.13%) Security Specialist
3 7 (8.86%) Designer
3 7 (8.86%) Consultant
4 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
4 5 (6.33%) Developer
5 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Design Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) IP Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Service Manager
6 3 (3.80%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (3.80%) Technical Services Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Security Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Technical Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Administrator
6 3 (3.80%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) jQuery
1 5 (6.33%) Drools
1 5 (6.33%) JPA
1 5 (6.33%) Mustache
1 5 (6.33%) Apache Camel
1 5 (6.33%) REST
1 5 (6.33%) JSON
1 5 (6.33%) JRules
1 5 (6.33%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (6.33%) Ajax
1 5 (6.33%) Hibernate
1 5 (6.33%) XML
1 5 (6.33%) J2EE
2 3 (3.80%) Regular Expression
2 3 (3.80%) WebCenter
2 3 (3.80%) Middleware
3 2 (2.53%) CSS
3 2 (2.53%) HTML
3 2 (2.53%) LAMP
3 2 (2.53%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) PKI
1 5 (6.33%) Smartcard
2 2 (2.53%) User Experience
2 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.53%) CCTV
3 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.27%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.27%) CESG
3 1 (1.27%) Replication
3 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Windows
2 11 (13.92%) Linux
3 9 (11.39%) UNIX
4 8 (10.13%) CentOS
5 6 (7.59%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (6.33%) Android
6 5 (6.33%) Windows Phone
6 5 (6.33%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.80%) HPUX
7 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.53%) Solaris
8 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.53%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.53%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.46%) ITIL
2 10 (12.66%) Network Design
2 10 (12.66%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
3 8 (10.13%) Project Management
4 6 (7.59%) PRINCE2
4 6 (7.59%) Migration
4 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.59%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (6.33%) TDD
5 5 (6.33%) Information Security
5 5 (6.33%) Workflow
5 5 (6.33%) MVC
5 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.06%) SIEM
7 3 (3.80%) Time Management
7 3 (3.80%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.66%) Java
2 8 (10.13%) PHP
2 8 (10.13%) Shell Script
3 5 (6.33%) Python
3 5 (6.33%) SQL
3 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.33%) C#
4 4 (5.06%) Perl
5 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.80%) C++
5 3 (3.80%) Lisp
6 2 (2.53%) C
6 2 (2.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (26.58%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (22.78%) CCNA
3 13 (16.46%) CCNP
4 8 (10.13%) CCDP
4 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
4 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.33%) CCSA
6 4 (5.06%) CISSP
6 4 (5.06%) JNCIP
6 4 (5.06%) JNCIE
7 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.53%) CCDA
8 2 (2.53%) CCSP
8 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.53%) MCSE
8 2 (2.53%) MCSA
8 2 (2.53%) GIAC
8 2 (2.53%) CCSE
8 2 (2.53%) CEH
8 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.80%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.80%) HIPAA
2 3 (3.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.80%) SLA
3 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.80%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.80%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.53%) Samba
5 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (6.33%) OpenIDM
2 3 (3.80%) OPNET
2 3 (3.80%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.53%) Puppet
4 1 (1.27%) SCCM
4 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 34 (43.04%) Cisco
2 15 (18.99%) F5
3 11 (13.92%) Imperva
3 11 (13.92%) Red Hat
3 11 (13.92%) CheckPoint
4 10 (12.66%) VMware
5 7 (8.86%) Juniper
5 7 (8.86%) Oracle
6 6 (7.59%) Blue Coat
7 5 (6.33%) Splunk
7 5 (6.33%) Symantec
7 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.06%) HP
8 4 (5.06%) TippingPoint
9 3 (3.80%) Websense
9 3 (3.80%) Remedy
9 3 (3.80%) McAfee
9 3 (3.80%) BMC
10 2 (2.53%) Dell
10 2 (2.53%) NetApp
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