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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 45 66 72
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 74 61 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.94% 2.68% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.76% 19.43% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 41 13
Median daily rate £400 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £290 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -18.44%
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
233 314 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.40% 13.81% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 195 97
Median daily rate £360 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £280 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £97.75 £23.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +4 51 £400 - 21
Bradford +19 7 £370 - 2
Wakefield - 6 £331 - 2
Halifax +10 5 £475 +11.11%
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 98 (58.33%) Cisco
2 47 (27.98%) Windows
3 44 (26.19%) Linux
4 42 (25.00%) VMware
5 41 (24.40%) Microsoft
5 41 (24.40%) Network Security
6 39 (23.21%) DNS
6 39 (23.21%) Load Balancing
7 38 (22.62%) F5
8 35 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
9 32 (19.05%) Palo Alto
9 32 (19.05%) Windows Server
10 30 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (17.86%) CCNP
11 27 (16.07%) Internet
12 25 (14.88%) SSL
12 25 (14.88%) LAN
12 25 (14.88%) WAN
13 23 (13.69%) CheckPoint
13 23 (13.69%) Citrix
14 22 (13.10%) Unix
14 22 (13.10%) Reverse Proxy
14 22 (13.10%) Enterprise Architecture
14 22 (13.10%) Finance
14 22 (13.10%) Vulnerability Management
15 21 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (12.50%) SQL Server
15 21 (12.50%) VPN
15 21 (12.50%) Active Directory
16 20 (11.90%) Red Hat

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 10 (5.95%) IIS
2 8 (4.76%) Apache
2 8 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (3.57%) Confluence
3 6 (3.57%) GlassFish
3 6 (3.57%) nginx
3 6 (3.57%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.98%) SAS
5 4 (2.38%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.79%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.76%) Office 365
4 2 (1.19%) IaaS
5 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (24.40%) Network Security
2 39 (23.21%) DNS
3 27 (16.07%) Internet
4 25 (14.88%) LAN
4 25 (14.88%) SSL
4 25 (14.88%) WAN
5 22 (13.10%) Reverse Proxy
6 21 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (12.50%) VPN
7 18 (10.71%) MPLS
8 17 (10.12%) BGP
8 17 (10.12%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (10.12%) TCP/IP
9 14 (8.33%) BIG-IP
9 14 (8.33%) FTP
9 14 (8.33%) HTTP
10 12 (7.14%) Intranet
11 11 (6.55%) DHCP
11 11 (6.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (6.55%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.57%) Redis
4 5 (2.98%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.19%) MySQL
7 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.60%) DB2
7 1 (0.60%) Informix
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.60%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.60%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 12 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.57%) Gitweb
3 6 (3.57%) JIRA
4 5 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (2.98%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.79%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.60%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 22 (13.10%) Finance
2 8 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.17%) Banking
3 7 (4.17%) Games
3 7 (4.17%) Law
4 1 (0.60%) Advertising
4 1 (0.60%) International Banking
4 1 (0.60%) Legal
4 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (22.02%) Network Engineer
2 18 (10.71%) Technical Leader
3 17 (10.12%) Administrator
4 15 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (8.33%) Architect
6 11 (6.55%) Analyst
7 10 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (5.36%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (5.36%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
9 8 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (4.76%) Security Engineer
9 8 (4.76%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.17%) Cisco Architect
10 7 (4.17%) Consultant
11 6 (3.57%) Design Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (3.57%) LAPP Stack
2 6 (3.57%) Node.js
3 4 (2.38%) Web Services
4 2 (1.19%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (1.19%) HTML
4 2 (1.19%) Middleware
4 2 (1.19%) Servlets
5 1 (0.60%) .NET
5 1 (0.60%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.60%) CSS
5 1 (0.60%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.60%) J2EE
5 1 (0.60%) LAMP
5 1 (0.60%) React
5 1 (0.60%) REST
5 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.31%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.57%) Algorithms
2 6 (3.57%) Cryptography
3 5 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Licensing
4 4 (2.38%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.38%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.79%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.79%) Replication
6 2 (1.19%) PKI
6 2 (1.19%) SCADA
6 2 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.19%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.60%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.60%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.60%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 47 (27.98%) Windows
2 44 (26.19%) Linux
3 32 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 22 (13.10%) Unix
5 16 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (7.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (4.17%) CentOS
9 3 (1.79%) Android
10 2 (1.19%) AIX
10 2 (1.19%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.19%) HPUX
10 2 (1.19%) SUSE
10 2 (1.19%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.60%) Solaris
11 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.21%) Load Balancing
2 22 (13.10%) Enterprise Architecture
2 22 (13.10%) Vulnerability Management
3 20 (11.90%) DevOps
4 18 (10.71%) Migration
5 15 (8.93%) Information Assurance
6 12 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (6.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (6.55%) High Availability
8 10 (5.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (5.36%) ITIL
10 7 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (4.17%) Network Design
11 6 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (3.57%) ERP
11 6 (3.57%) Kanban
11 6 (3.57%) Scrum
11 6 (3.57%) Security Patching
12 5 (2.98%) Information Security
12 5 (2.98%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 12 (7.14%) PHP
3 11 (6.55%) SQL
4 9 (5.36%) Java
5 6 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.19%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.19%) C
6 2 (1.19%) Python
7 1 (0.60%) Lisp
7 1 (0.60%) Perl
7 1 (0.60%) Ruby
7 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (17.86%) CCNP
3 17 (10.12%) CCNA
4 11 (6.55%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.36%) JNCIS
6 7 (4.17%) CCIE
7 4 (2.38%) CISA
7 4 (2.38%) CISSP
8 3 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.19%) CCDA
9 2 (1.19%) CCSE
9 2 (1.19%) CCSP
9 2 (1.19%) CISM
9 2 (1.19%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.19%) MCSE
9 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.19%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.60%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.60%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.95%) Firmware
3 10 (5.95%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.17%) Docker
5 6 (3.57%) NFS
5 6 (3.57%) Squid
6 5 (2.98%) vCloud
7 3 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.19%) KVM
8 2 (1.19%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.19%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.19%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.19%) vSphere
8 2 (1.19%) Xen
8 2 (1.19%) XenApp
8 2 (1.19%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.60%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 12 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (6.55%) Puppet
3 9 (5.36%) Ansible
4 6 (3.57%) Grafana
4 6 (3.57%) Graphite
4 6 (3.57%) Graylog
4 6 (3.57%) HAProxy
4 6 (3.57%) Icinga
4 6 (3.57%) Nagios
4 6 (3.57%) StatsD
4 6 (3.57%) Terraform
5 5 (2.98%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (2.98%) vMotion
6 4 (2.38%) SCOM
7 2 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.19%) Salt
8 1 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.60%) SCCM
8 1 (0.60%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.60%) vRealize
Vendors
1 98 (58.33%) Cisco
2 42 (25.00%) VMware
3 41 (24.40%) Microsoft
4 38 (22.62%) F5
5 32 (19.05%) Palo Alto
6 23 (13.69%) CheckPoint
6 23 (13.69%) Citrix
7 20 (11.90%) Red Hat
8 19 (11.31%) Intel Security
9 16 (9.52%) Fortinet
10 13 (7.74%) Juniper
11 12 (7.14%) Oracle
12 9 (5.36%) HP
12 9 (5.36%) Sourcefire
13 7 (4.17%) EMC
14 6 (3.57%) Dell
14 6 (3.57%) New Relic
15 5 (2.98%) NETGEAR
15 5 (2.98%) SonicWALL
15 5 (2.98%) Splunk
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