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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 68 51 76
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +25
Contract jobs citing Firewall 25 57 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.48% 3.64% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.82% 27.54% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 11
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£275 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £447 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £26.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +118.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.88 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.99% -7.22%
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
195 207 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.52% 13.22% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 116 150
Average daily rate £325 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £435 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.66% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £22.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £36.00 £18.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -7 18 £225 -32.07% 15
Bradford -4 3 £250 -14.89% 4
Pudsey - 1 £550 -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Cleckheaton - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Ossett - - - -
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 31 (58.49%) Cisco
2 28 (52.83%) Windows
3 16 (30.19%) TCP/IP
4 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
4 15 (28.30%) WAN
4 15 (28.30%) MS Exchange
4 15 (28.30%) VMware
5 14 (26.42%) LAN
6 12 (22.64%) VPN
6 12 (22.64%) HP
6 12 (22.64%) MPLS
7 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
7 11 (20.75%) SAN
7 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
7 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (20.75%) Hyper-V
8 10 (18.87%) Oracle
8 10 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (18.87%) Wireless
9 9 (16.98%) MySQL
9 9 (16.98%) vSphere
9 9 (16.98%) Master Data Management
9 9 (16.98%) Data Management
10 8 (15.09%) XMPP
10 8 (15.09%) Xen
10 8 (15.09%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (15.09%) Lync
10 8 (15.09%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (15.09%) ITIL
10 8 (15.09%) EMC

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 15 (28.30%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.09%) Lync
3 7 (13.21%) Apache
4 6 (11.32%) IIS
5 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
5 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (9.43%) nginx
6 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Office
2 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.77%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) TCP/IP
2 15 (28.30%) WAN
3 14 (26.42%) LAN
4 12 (22.64%) VPN
4 12 (22.64%) MPLS
5 11 (20.75%) SAN
6 10 (18.87%) Wireless
7 8 (15.09%) IPsec
8 6 (11.32%) NAS
8 6 (11.32%) DNS
9 5 (9.43%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (9.43%) BGP
9 5 (9.43%) SMTP
9 5 (9.43%) Ethernet
9 5 (9.43%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (7.55%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (7.55%) VPLS
10 4 (7.55%) OSPF
11 3 (5.66%) Internet
11 3 (5.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 6 (11.32%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (13.21%) Architect
2 6 (11.32%) Analyst
3 5 (9.43%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) IP Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Design Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Applications Support
5 3 (5.66%) Tester
5 3 (5.66%) Junior
5 3 (5.66%) Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Project Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Agile Tester
6 2 (3.77%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.77%) Project Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) XMPP
2 7 (13.21%) XML
3 6 (11.32%) .NET
4 5 (9.43%) HTML
5 2 (3.77%) Middleware
6 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.89%) Web Services
6 1 (1.89%) J2EE
6 1 (1.89%) Spring
6 1 (1.89%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) NHS
2 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.89%) Statistics
4 1 (1.89%) CESG
4 1 (1.89%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (52.83%) Windows
2 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.32%) CentOS
3 6 (11.32%) Ubuntu
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.55%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.66%) UNIX
6 3 (5.66%) Linux
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.89%) Debian
8 1 (1.89%) HPUX
8 1 (1.89%) zOS
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Master Data Management
1 9 (16.98%) Data Management
2 8 (15.09%) Mobile Device Management
2 8 (15.09%) ITIL
3 6 (11.32%) Project Management
3 6 (11.32%) Migration
4 5 (9.43%) Service Management
4 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.43%) Network Design
4 5 (9.43%) Scrum
5 4 (7.55%) TOGAF
5 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.55%) Workflow
6 3 (5.66%) Quality Management
6 3 (5.66%) Change Management
6 3 (5.66%) QMS
6 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.77%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (3.77%) Change Control
7 2 (3.77%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) Python
3 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.77%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) C++
5 1 (1.89%) Perl
5 1 (1.89%) PHP
5 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.89%) Lisp
5 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (13.21%) CCNA
3 6 (11.32%) CCNP
4 4 (7.55%) JNCIP
4 4 (7.55%) JNCIE
5 3 (5.66%) MCSE
5 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.66%) CCSE
5 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.77%) MCSA
7 1 (1.89%) CCSA
7 1 (1.89%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.89%) MCITP
7 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
1 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
1 11 (20.75%) Hyper-V
2 9 (16.98%) vSphere
3 8 (15.09%) Xen
3 8 (15.09%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.77%) ProxySG
5 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Puppet
2 3 (5.66%) SCOM
3 2 (3.77%) SCCM
3 2 (3.77%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.89%) OPNET
4 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.89%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) Cisco
2 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.30%) VMware
3 12 (22.64%) HP
4 10 (18.87%) Oracle
5 8 (15.09%) EMC
5 8 (15.09%) Citrix
5 8 (15.09%) Juniper
5 8 (15.09%) NetApp
6 7 (13.21%) IBM
7 6 (11.32%) Splunk
7 6 (11.32%) CheckPoint
8 4 (7.55%) F5
8 4 (7.55%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.77%) Dell
9 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.89%) McAfee
10 1 (1.89%) Symantec
10 1 (1.89%) Websense
10 1 (1.89%) Radware
West Yorkshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Bradford
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago