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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 50 66 69
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 78 64 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.80% 2.78% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.32% 20.92% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 43 13
Median daily rate £383 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £21.63
% change year-on-year
+30.08% -0.46%
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
266 306 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.96% 13.30% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 189 107
Median daily rate £360 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 6
Median hourly rate £12.36 £15.36 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.50% -15.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.46 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £159.00 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +7 57 £400 +14.20% 19
Halifax +8 5 £475 +10.85%
Wakefield - 5 £338 -
Bradford - 5 £360 - 1
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 96 (56.47%) Cisco
2 54 (31.76%) Load Balancing
3 50 (29.41%) Windows
4 48 (28.24%) VMware
5 45 (26.47%) Linux
6 42 (24.71%) F5
7 41 (24.12%) DNS
8 39 (22.94%) Network Security
9 37 (21.76%) Microsoft
10 35 (20.59%) Palo Alto
10 35 (20.59%) Windows Server
11 34 (20.00%) Internet
12 33 (19.41%) Cisco Certification
13 32 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 30 (17.65%) WAN
14 30 (17.65%) Finance
15 29 (17.06%) LAN
15 29 (17.06%) CCNP
15 29 (17.06%) CheckPoint
16 28 (16.47%) SSL
17 26 (15.29%) VPN
17 26 (15.29%) Data Centre
18 22 (12.94%) Active Directory
19 21 (12.35%) Unix
19 21 (12.35%) Cisco ASA
20 20 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
20 20 (11.76%) SQL Server
21 19 (11.18%) Red Hat
21 19 (11.18%) BGP
22 18 (10.59%) Citrix

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 12 (7.06%) IIS
2 7 (4.12%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.53%) Apache
4 5 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.94%) Confluence
4 5 (2.94%) GlassFish
4 5 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.94%) nginx
4 5 (2.94%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.94%) SAS
5 4 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (8.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.88%) Office 365
2 8 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.18%) IaaS
5 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (24.12%) DNS
2 39 (22.94%) Network Security
3 34 (20.00%) Internet
4 30 (17.65%) WAN
5 29 (17.06%) LAN
6 28 (16.47%) SSL
7 26 (15.29%) VPN
8 21 (12.35%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (11.18%) BGP
11 18 (10.59%) TCP/IP
12 17 (10.00%) BIG-IP
12 17 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 17 (10.00%) MPLS
12 17 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
13 14 (8.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 13 (7.65%) HTTP
14 13 (7.65%) OSPF
15 12 (7.06%) Intranet
16 11 (6.47%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.94%) Redis
4 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.18%) MySQL
6 1 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.59%) DB2
6 1 (0.59%) Informix
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.59%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (5.29%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.12%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.94%) Gitweb
3 5 (2.94%) JIRA
4 3 (1.76%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.76%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.59%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.59%) Subversion
6 1 (0.59%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (17.65%) Finance
2 10 (5.88%) Law
3 8 (4.71%) Banking
4 7 (4.12%) Games
5 6 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.59%) Advertising
6 1 (0.59%) International Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Legal
6 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (21.18%) Network Engineer
2 19 (11.18%) Administrator
3 17 (10.00%) Architect
4 14 (8.24%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (7.65%) Technical Leader
6 12 (7.06%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (6.47%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (5.88%) Analyst
9 9 (5.29%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.29%) Network Security Engineer
9 9 (5.29%) Security Engineer
10 8 (4.71%) Cisco Engineer
10 8 (4.71%) Firewall Engineer
10 8 (4.71%) Senior Network Engineer
10 8 (4.71%) Technical Specialist
11 7 (4.12%) Cisco Architect
12 6 (3.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (3.53%) Design Engineer
12 6 (3.53%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.12%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (2.94%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (2.94%) Node.js
3 2 (1.18%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (1.18%) ELK Stack
3 2 (1.18%) Middleware
3 2 (1.18%) Servlets
3 2 (1.18%) Web Services
4 1 (0.59%) HTML
4 1 (0.59%) LAMP
4 1 (0.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.53%) Algorithms
2 6 (3.53%) Cryptography
3 5 (2.94%) Digital Media
3 5 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Licensing
4 4 (2.35%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.76%) Replication
6 2 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.18%) Clustering
6 2 (1.18%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.18%) SCADA
6 2 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.59%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.59%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.59%) IVR
7 1 (0.59%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.59%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 50 (29.41%) Windows
2 45 (26.47%) Linux
3 35 (20.59%) Windows Server
4 21 (12.35%) Unix
5 14 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (7.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.53%) CentOS
9 2 (1.18%) AIX
9 2 (1.18%) HPUX
9 2 (1.18%) SUSE
9 2 (1.18%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.59%) Android
10 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.59%) Solaris
10 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (31.76%) Load Balancing
2 18 (10.59%) Migration
3 17 (10.00%) DevOps
3 17 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 17 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (7.06%) High Availability
4 12 (7.06%) Information Assurance
5 11 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (5.29%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (5.29%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (5.29%) Server Building
7 8 (4.71%) Network Design
7 8 (4.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (4.12%) ERP
9 6 (3.53%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 5 (2.94%) Information Security
10 5 (2.94%) Security Patching
10 5 (2.94%) Software Licensing
10 5 (2.94%) Virtual Environments
10 5 (2.94%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (6.47%) PHP
2 11 (6.47%) SQL
3 8 (4.71%) Java
4 6 (3.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.76%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.76%) Perl
6 2 (1.18%) C
6 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.59%) Lisp
7 1 (0.59%) Python
7 1 (0.59%) Ruby
7 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (19.41%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (17.06%) CCNP
3 18 (10.59%) CCNA
4 10 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.29%) JNCIS
6 6 (3.53%) CCIE
7 3 (1.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.76%) CCDA
7 3 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.18%) CISA
8 2 (1.18%) CISSP
8 2 (1.18%) Degree
8 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.59%) CCDE
9 1 (0.59%) GSEC
9 1 (0.59%) GSLC
9 1 (0.59%) GSNA
9 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.59%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.59%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (12.94%) Active Directory
3 11 (6.47%) Firmware
3 11 (6.47%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.53%) Docker
5 5 (2.94%) NFS
5 5 (2.94%) Squid
5 5 (2.94%) vCloud
6 4 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.76%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.76%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.18%) KVM
8 2 (1.18%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.18%) vSphere
8 2 (1.18%) Xen
8 2 (1.18%) XenApp
9 1 (0.59%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (5.29%) Puppet
2 8 (4.71%) Ansible
2 8 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.94%) Grafana
3 5 (2.94%) Graphite
3 5 (2.94%) Graylog
3 5 (2.94%) HAProxy
3 5 (2.94%) Icinga
3 5 (2.94%) Nagios
3 5 (2.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (2.94%) StatsD
3 5 (2.94%) Terraform
3 5 (2.94%) vMotion
4 3 (1.76%) SCOM
5 2 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.18%) Salt
5 2 (1.18%) SCCM
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.59%) OPNET
6 1 (0.59%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 96 (56.47%) Cisco
2 48 (28.24%) VMware
3 42 (24.71%) F5
4 37 (21.76%) Microsoft
5 35 (20.59%) Palo Alto
6 29 (17.06%) CheckPoint
7 19 (11.18%) Red Hat
8 18 (10.59%) Citrix
9 16 (9.41%) Fortinet
10 15 (8.82%) Intel Security
11 11 (6.47%) Juniper
11 11 (6.47%) Oracle
12 10 (5.88%) HP
13 9 (5.29%) Sourcefire
14 7 (4.12%) EMC
14 7 (4.12%) Splunk
15 6 (3.53%) Dell
16 5 (2.94%) NETGEAR
16 5 (2.94%) New Relic
16 5 (2.94%) SonicWALL