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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 63 77 45
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -32
Contract jobs citing Firewall 53 28 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.67% 1.56% 3.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.15% 16.18% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 22
Average daily rate
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£375 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £244 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £378 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+39.47% -3.18%
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
263 173 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.24% 9.66% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 105 127
Average daily rate £310 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £209 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -17.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £15.75 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £19.78 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 May 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 22 May 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 +9 45 £375 +17.64% 14
Halifax - 2 - -
Bradford -13 1 £363 - 2
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 49 (51.58%) Cisco
2 23 (24.21%) UNIX
3 22 (23.16%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (22.11%) Windows
4 21 (22.11%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (21.05%) Jenkins
6 19 (20.00%) F5
6 19 (20.00%) CCNA
7 18 (18.95%) Java
7 18 (18.95%) Oracle
7 18 (18.95%) Linux
7 18 (18.95%) Configuration Management
8 17 (17.89%) VMware
9 16 (16.84%) Service Management
9 16 (16.84%) LDAP
9 16 (16.84%) ITIL
9 16 (16.84%) CCNP
9 16 (16.84%) LAN
9 16 (16.84%) SSL
9 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (15.79%) TDD
10 15 (15.79%) Load Balancing
10 15 (15.79%) Red Hat
11 14 (14.74%) TCP/IP
11 14 (14.74%) Workflow
11 14 (14.74%) Smartcard
11 14 (14.74%) vSphere
11 14 (14.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (13.68%) Puppet

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (9.47%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.37%) Apache
3 5 (5.26%) Node.js
4 3 (3.16%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.11%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.05%) IIS
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.11%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (16.84%) LDAP
2 16 (16.84%) LAN
2 16 (16.84%) SSL
3 14 (14.74%) TCP/IP
4 13 (13.68%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (13.68%) SAN
4 13 (13.68%) WAN
5 11 (11.58%) MPLS
6 10 (10.53%) Network Security
6 10 (10.53%) EIGRP
6 10 (10.53%) BGP
7 9 (9.47%) VPN
7 9 (9.47%) NAS
7 9 (9.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 8 (8.42%) Internet
8 8 (8.42%) DNS
9 6 (6.32%) WLAN
10 5 (5.26%) DMZ
10 5 (5.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 5 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 5 (5.26%) Informix
1 5 (5.26%) MySQL
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.11%) Pentaho
2 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.26%) JIRA
3 2 (2.11%) QUnit
3 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.11%) Subversion
3 2 (2.11%) JUnit
3 2 (2.11%) JMeter
General
1 11 (11.58%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Retail
3 3 (3.16%) Retail Banking
3 3 (3.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Games
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (23.16%) Network Engineer
2 9 (9.47%) Analyst
3 8 (8.42%) Java Developer
3 8 (8.42%) Developer
4 7 (7.37%) Designer
5 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Lead Java Developer
5 6 (6.32%) Technical Support
5 6 (6.32%) Lead Developer
5 6 (6.32%) Consultant
5 6 (6.32%) Network Designer
6 5 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Security Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) UNIX Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Senior UNIX Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.16%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.16%) Junior
8 3 (3.16%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) XML
2 3 (3.16%) Middleware
2 3 (3.16%) WebCenter
3 2 (2.11%) Apache Camel
3 2 (2.11%) REST
3 2 (2.11%) Mustache
3 2 (2.11%) JSON
3 2 (2.11%) jQuery
3 2 (2.11%) JPA
3 2 (2.11%) Drools
3 2 (2.11%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.11%) JRules
3 2 (2.11%) Ajax
3 2 (2.11%) J2EE
3 2 (2.11%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.05%) HTML
4 1 (1.05%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) Smartcard
2 7 (7.37%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (6.32%) IBM XIV
4 5 (5.26%) BYOD
4 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.11%) DataPower
5 2 (2.11%) PKI
5 2 (2.11%) NHS
5 2 (2.11%) Clustering
6 1 (1.05%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.05%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.05%) Replication
6 1 (1.05%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.21%) UNIX
2 21 (22.11%) Windows
3 18 (18.95%) Linux
4 14 (14.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (11.58%) CentOS
6 9 (9.47%) Ubuntu
7 5 (5.26%) Android
7 5 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 5 (5.26%) Windows Phone
8 3 (3.16%) HPUX
8 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.05%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (18.95%) Configuration Management
3 16 (16.84%) Service Management
3 16 (16.84%) ITIL
3 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.79%) TDD
4 15 (15.79%) Load Balancing
5 14 (14.74%) Workflow
6 13 (13.68%) Incident Management
7 8 (8.42%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (8.42%) Project Management
8 6 (6.32%) Migration
9 5 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.26%) Build Automation
10 3 (3.16%) Validation
10 3 (3.16%) Change Management
10 3 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.16%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.95%) Java
2 8 (8.42%) PHP
3 6 (6.32%) Lisp
4 5 (5.26%) SQL
5 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.11%) C#
6 2 (2.11%) Python
7 1 (1.05%) Perl
7 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (23.16%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (20.00%) CCNA
3 16 (16.84%) CCNP
4 7 (7.37%) CCDP
5 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.26%) CISSP
7 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.21%) CCIE
8 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.16%) MCSE
8 3 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.16%) CCSA
9 2 (2.11%) CEH
9 2 (2.11%) CCSP
9 2 (2.11%) GIAC
10 1 (1.05%) CCDA
10 1 (1.05%) MCSA
10 1 (1.05%) MCITP
10 1 (1.05%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 14 (14.74%) vSphere
2 13 (13.68%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.21%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.11%) NFS
5 2 (2.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.05%) vCloud
6 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (13.68%) Puppet
1 13 (13.68%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (13.68%) Ansible
2 8 (8.42%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (6.32%) Cacti
3 6 (6.32%) OPNET
3 6 (6.32%) Nagios
3 6 (6.32%) Opsview
3 6 (6.32%) Graphite
4 5 (5.26%) AirWatch
4 5 (5.26%) Salt
4 5 (5.26%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.11%) OpenIDM
5 2 (2.11%) vMotion
5 2 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (51.58%) Cisco
2 19 (20.00%) F5
3 18 (18.95%) Oracle
4 17 (17.89%) VMware
5 15 (15.79%) Red Hat
6 13 (13.68%) Splunk
6 13 (13.68%) CheckPoint
7 10 (10.53%) HP
7 10 (10.53%) IBM
8 8 (8.42%) SolarWinds
9 7 (7.37%) Microsoft
10 6 (6.32%) TippingPoint
10 6 (6.32%) Blue Coat
10 6 (6.32%) BMC
11 5 (5.26%) Veritas
12 4 (4.21%) NetApp
13 3 (3.16%) Imperva
14 2 (2.11%) Brocade
14 2 (2.11%) McAfee
15 1 (1.05%) Clearswift
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Rate: DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Rate: Around £300 per day.
Posted: 6 days ago