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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 41 58 79
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +21
Contract jobs citing Firewall 89 67 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.45% 3.16% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.23% 24.63% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 37 9
Median daily rate £410 £350 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £234 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £420 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +18.42%
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
260 272 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.01% 12.84% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 159 108
Median daily rate £400 £348 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% +6.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 2
Median hourly rate £11.75 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.62% +153.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +11 72 £420 +20.00% 20
Halifax -1 3 £443 +3.02% 2
Bradford - 3 £620 - 2
Wakefield - 2 £388 -
Pudsey - 1 £375 -
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 75 (49.02%) Cisco
2 51 (33.33%) Windows
3 49 (32.03%) Load Balancing
4 45 (29.41%) VMware
5 41 (26.80%) Linux
6 37 (24.18%) Internet
7 36 (23.53%) Network Security
8 35 (22.88%) F5
9 34 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (20.26%) LAN
10 31 (20.26%) WAN
10 31 (20.26%) Palo Alto
11 29 (18.95%) Microsoft
12 27 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
12 27 (17.65%) Data Centre
12 27 (17.65%) Windows Server
13 26 (16.99%) CheckPoint
13 26 (16.99%) DNS
13 26 (16.99%) CCNP
13 26 (16.99%) Finance
14 24 (15.69%) VPN
15 19 (12.42%) SSL
15 19 (12.42%) Unix
16 18 (11.76%) BGP
17 17 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
17 17 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 16 (10.46%) PowerShell
18 16 (10.46%) Fortinet
19 15 (9.80%) OSPF

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 13 (8.50%) IIS
2 8 (5.23%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.92%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.27%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.61%) Apache
5 4 (2.61%) CloudStack
5 4 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.61%) JBoss
6 3 (1.96%) nginx
7 2 (1.31%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.31%) Confluence
7 2 (1.31%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (6.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.92%) Office 365
2 4 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.31%) IaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (24.18%) Internet
2 36 (23.53%) Network Security
3 31 (20.26%) LAN
3 31 (20.26%) WAN
4 26 (16.99%) DNS
5 24 (15.69%) VPN
6 19 (12.42%) SSL
7 18 (11.76%) BGP
8 17 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 15 (9.80%) OSPF
10 14 (9.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 13 (8.50%) DMZ
12 12 (7.84%) Reverse Proxy
13 11 (7.19%) MPLS
13 11 (7.19%) TCP/IP
14 10 (6.54%) Intranet
15 9 (5.88%) FTP
15 9 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.58%) MySQL
2 7 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.96%) Redis
3 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.31%) Informix
4 2 (1.31%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.31%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.65%) DB2
5 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.65%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.65%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 9 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (3.92%) Subversion
3 3 (1.96%) JIRA
4 2 (1.31%) Gitweb
4 2 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.65%) Hudson
5 1 (0.65%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.65%) SonarQube
General
1 26 (16.99%) Finance
2 9 (5.88%) Law
3 8 (5.23%) Games
4 5 (3.27%) Banking
5 4 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (20.26%) Network Engineer
2 21 (13.73%) Architect
3 18 (11.76%) Administrator
4 13 (8.50%) Analyst
4 13 (8.50%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (7.19%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (7.19%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (7.19%) Network Security Engineer
5 11 (7.19%) Security Engineer
6 10 (6.54%) Security Analyst
6 10 (6.54%) Technical Specialist
7 9 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (5.23%) Technical Leader
9 7 (4.58%) Cisco Architect
9 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Applications Architect
10 6 (3.92%) VMware Architect
11 5 (3.27%) Cloud Architect
11 5 (3.27%) IT Analyst
11 5 (3.27%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (4.58%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (4.58%) Middleware
3 6 (3.92%) Servlets
4 2 (1.31%) ELK Stack
4 2 (1.31%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (1.31%) Node.js
5 1 (0.65%) .NET
5 1 (0.65%) HTML
5 1 (0.65%) LAMP
5 1 (0.65%) Web Services
5 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.92%) Algorithms
2 6 (3.92%) Cryptography
3 5 (3.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (2.61%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.61%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.96%) Clustering
5 3 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.96%) Replication
6 2 (1.31%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.31%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.31%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.31%) SCADA
6 2 (1.31%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.31%) VLE
7 1 (0.65%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.65%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 51 (33.33%) Windows
2 41 (26.80%) Linux
3 27 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 19 (12.42%) Unix
5 10 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.92%) AIX
8 6 (3.92%) HPUX
8 6 (3.92%) SUSE
9 3 (1.96%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.31%) CentOS
10 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.65%) Solaris
11 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.03%) Load Balancing
2 14 (9.15%) High Availability
2 14 (9.15%) Vulnerability Management
3 13 (8.50%) DevOps
4 12 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (7.84%) Server Building
5 10 (6.54%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (6.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (5.23%) Information Assurance
6 8 (5.23%) Migration
7 6 (3.92%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 6 (3.92%) Information Security
7 6 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (3.92%) SIEM
7 6 (3.92%) Web Operations
8 5 (3.27%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.27%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (3.27%) ITIL
8 5 (3.27%) Network Design
8 5 (3.27%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.46%) PowerShell
2 9 (5.88%) Java
3 8 (5.23%) SQL
4 5 (3.27%) PHP
5 4 (2.61%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.61%) Perl
6 3 (1.96%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.96%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.65%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.65%) C
7 1 (0.65%) Lisp
7 1 (0.65%) Python
7 1 (0.65%) Ruby
7 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (16.99%) CCNP
3 15 (9.80%) Security Cleared
4 13 (8.50%) CCNA
5 9 (5.88%) JNCIS
6 7 (4.58%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.92%) CCIE
8 4 (2.61%) CISSP
8 4 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.96%) CCDA
10 2 (1.31%) CISA
10 2 (1.31%) Degree
10 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.31%) SANS
10 2 (1.31%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.65%) CCDE
11 1 (0.65%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (9.15%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.58%) Firmware
3 7 (4.58%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.58%) vSphere
4 6 (3.92%) KVM
4 6 (3.92%) Xen
5 5 (3.27%) vCloud
5 5 (3.27%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.61%) Docker
6 4 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.61%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.31%) NFS
7 2 (1.31%) Squid
7 2 (1.31%) XenApp
8 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (3.92%) Puppet
2 4 (2.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (1.96%) Ansible
3 3 (1.96%) Graphite
3 3 (1.96%) Nagios
3 3 (1.96%) SCCM
3 3 (1.96%) SCOM
4 2 (1.31%) Grafana
4 2 (1.31%) Graylog
4 2 (1.31%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.31%) Icinga
4 2 (1.31%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.31%) StatsD
4 2 (1.31%) Terraform
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.65%) Nessus
5 1 (0.65%) Opsview
5 1 (0.65%) WMI
5 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (49.02%) Cisco
2 45 (29.41%) VMware
3 35 (22.88%) F5
4 31 (20.26%) Palo Alto
5 29 (18.95%) Microsoft
6 26 (16.99%) CheckPoint
7 16 (10.46%) Fortinet
8 14 (9.15%) Citrix
9 13 (8.50%) Red Hat
10 12 (7.84%) Juniper
10 12 (7.84%) Oracle
11 11 (7.19%) Intel Security
12 9 (5.88%) Sourcefire
13 8 (5.23%) IBM
14 7 (4.58%) EMC
14 7 (4.58%) HP
15 6 (3.92%) Splunk
16 3 (1.96%) Avaya
17 2 (1.31%) New Relic
17 2 (1.31%) Veritas
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