The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Yorkshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 82 48 74
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +26
Contract jobs citing Firewall 48 64 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.86% 3.10% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 20.32% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 18
Average daily rate £375 £328 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% +33.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £450 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £34.75 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -27.58%
Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
272 315 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.54% 15.25% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 164 164
Average daily rate £375 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £425 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 35
Average hourly rate £14.11 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £115.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Yorkshire region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Yorkshire region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -28 24 £344 +5.76% 19
North Yorkshire +2 14 £401 +33.50% 5
South Yorkshire +9 10 £264 -34.12% 7
East Yorkshire - - - -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 78 (82.11%) Cisco
2 38 (40.00%) Windows
3 37 (38.95%) CheckPoint
3 37 (38.95%) VMware
4 36 (37.89%) DNS
5 29 (30.53%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (28.42%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 25 (26.32%) MS Exchange
8 24 (25.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (25.26%) Blue Coat
9 23 (24.21%) LAN
9 23 (24.21%) SQL
10 22 (23.16%) IIS
10 22 (23.16%) CCNP
10 22 (23.16%) Citrix
11 21 (22.11%) NetApp
12 20 (21.05%) VPN
12 20 (21.05%) WAN
12 20 (21.05%) Oracle
13 18 (18.95%) Linux
13 18 (18.95%) TCP/IP
13 18 (18.95%) Active Directory
13 18 (18.95%) NetScreen
13 18 (18.95%) F5
14 17 (17.89%) OSPF
14 17 (17.89%) HP
14 17 (17.89%) BGP
15 16 (16.84%) Thin Client
15 16 (16.84%) Juniper

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 25 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 22 (23.16%) IIS
3 12 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (9.47%) Apache
5 9 (9.47%) SharePoint
6 8 (8.42%) Lync
7 6 (6.32%) nginx
8 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.05%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS Project
3 1 (1.05%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.05%) CATIA
Communications & Networking
1 36 (37.89%) DNS
2 29 (30.53%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (24.21%) LAN
4 20 (21.05%) VPN
4 20 (21.05%) WAN
5 18 (18.95%) TCP/IP
5 18 (18.95%) NetScreen
6 17 (17.89%) OSPF
6 17 (17.89%) BGP
7 16 (16.84%) DHCP
7 16 (16.84%) Cisco IOS
7 16 (16.84%) Network Security
8 15 (15.79%) Wireless
9 14 (14.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 14 (14.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 13 (13.68%) DMVPN
10 13 (13.68%) BIG-IP
11 11 (11.58%) SAN
12 10 (10.53%) MPLS
13 8 (8.42%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.42%) MySQL
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.37%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.32%) Finance
3 3 (3.16%) Back Office
3 3 (3.16%) Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (17.89%) Network Engineer
2 15 (15.79%) Network Specialist
3 13 (13.68%) Security Specialist
3 13 (13.68%) Network Security Specialist
4 11 (11.58%) Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Architect
5 6 (6.32%) Consultant
6 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) Tester
8 3 (3.16%) Project Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.16%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.68%) .NET
2 8 (8.42%) XMPP
2 8 (8.42%) XML
3 5 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (2.11%) Spring
4 2 (2.11%) CSS
4 2 (2.11%) J2EE
4 2 (2.11%) Middleware
4 2 (2.11%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.84%) Thin Client
1 16 (16.84%) Fat Client
2 8 (8.42%) NHS
3 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.11%) Open Source
4 2 (2.11%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.05%) HACMP
5 1 (1.05%) Clustering
5 1 (1.05%) Replication
5 1 (1.05%) Statistics
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (40.00%) Windows
2 18 (18.95%) Linux
3 16 (16.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (13.68%) Solaris
5 7 (7.37%) Ubuntu
5 7 (7.37%) CentOS
6 6 (6.32%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.26%) UNIX
7 5 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.16%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.11%) AIX
10 1 (1.05%) VMS
10 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.74%) Load Balancing
2 13 (13.68%) E-Commerce
2 13 (13.68%) Project Management
3 12 (12.63%) ITIL
4 11 (11.58%) Migration
5 8 (8.42%) Data Management
5 8 (8.42%) Master Data Management
5 8 (8.42%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (7.37%) Configuration Management
6 7 (7.37%) Service Management
7 6 (6.32%) Workflow
8 5 (5.26%) Scrum
8 5 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.21%) QMS
9 4 (4.21%) Project Planning
9 4 (4.21%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.21%) TOGAF
9 4 (4.21%) Supplier Management
9 4 (4.21%) Quality Management
10 3 (3.16%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.21%) SQL
2 14 (14.74%) C
3 9 (9.47%) Python
4 7 (7.37%) Shell Script
4 7 (7.37%) Perl
5 4 (4.21%) Java
6 3 (3.16%) C++
6 3 (3.16%) PHP
6 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.16%) VB
7 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (28.42%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (23.16%) CCNP
3 15 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 14 (14.74%) CCSE
4 14 (14.74%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (7.37%) MCSA
5 7 (7.37%) Degree
6 6 (6.32%) MCITP
7 5 (5.26%) CCIE
8 4 (4.21%) CCNA
9 2 (2.11%) CCVP
9 2 (2.11%) CCDA
9 2 (2.11%) CCDP
9 2 (2.11%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (2.11%) ISEB
10 1 (1.05%) IBM AIX Certification
10 1 (1.05%) MCSE
10 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.05%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.16%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 24 (25.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (18.95%) Active Directory
3 10 (10.53%) vSphere
4 9 (9.47%) Terminal Services
4 9 (9.47%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (9.47%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (8.42%) Hyper-V
5 8 (8.42%) Xen
6 7 (7.37%) Sendmail
7 4 (4.21%) ISA Server
8 3 (3.16%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (2.11%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.05%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) SCOM
1 7 (7.37%) Puppet
2 3 (3.16%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.16%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.11%) SCCM
3 2 (2.11%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.11%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 78 (82.11%) Cisco
2 37 (38.95%) CheckPoint
2 37 (38.95%) VMware
3 25 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 24 (25.26%) Blue Coat
5 22 (23.16%) Citrix
6 21 (22.11%) NetApp
7 20 (21.05%) Oracle
8 18 (18.95%) F5
9 17 (17.89%) HP
10 16 (16.84%) Juniper
11 13 (13.68%) Infoblox
11 13 (13.68%) Imperva
12 10 (10.53%) McAfee
13 8 (8.42%) IBM
13 8 (8.42%) EMC
14 7 (7.37%) Splunk
15 6 (6.32%) Sun
16 4 (4.21%) Aruba
16 4 (4.21%) Brocade
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Posted: 6 days ago
Rotherham
Modis International - London
Posted: 7 days ago
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £650 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago