The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 45 83 54
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -29
Contract jobs citing Firewall 116 48 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.06% 1.91% 3.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.54% 17.58% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 25 26
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£300 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.25 - £34.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 - £34.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 - £35.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -7.31%
Firewall
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
437 273 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.30% 10.84% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 148 172
Average daily rate £295 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.87% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 33
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.53 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.34% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.70 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.75 £25.45 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 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
West Yorkshire +32 60 £375 +25.00% 22
South Yorkshire +10 34 £275 +4.36% 8
North Yorkshire -5 14 £401 - 3
Humberside - 1 £200 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

1 143 (62.72%) Cisco
2 97 (42.54%) Cisco Certification
3 83 (36.40%) CCNP
4 70 (30.70%) CheckPoint
5 69 (30.26%) DNS
6 65 (28.51%) Linux
7 61 (26.75%) VMware
7 61 (26.75%) F5
8 59 (25.88%) Cisco ASA
9 57 (25.00%) Windows
10 55 (24.12%) WAN
11 53 (23.25%) Load Balancing
12 50 (21.93%) LAN
13 46 (20.18%) BGP
14 43 (18.86%) VMware Infrastructure
15 42 (18.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 42 (18.42%) CCNA
15 42 (18.42%) ITIL
16 39 (17.11%) OSPF
16 39 (17.11%) Blue Coat
17 38 (16.67%) DHCP
18 37 (16.23%) Network Security
19 36 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 36 (15.79%) BIG-IP
20 35 (15.35%) CCSE
20 35 (15.35%) HP
21 33 (14.47%) Cisco IOS
22 32 (14.04%) Oracle
23 30 (13.16%) SQL
23 30 (13.16%) Migration

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 21 (9.21%) IIS
2 17 (7.46%) JBoss
3 16 (7.02%) SharePoint
4 14 (6.14%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (4.39%) MS Exchange
6 9 (3.95%) Tomcat
7 8 (3.51%) Apache
8 6 (2.63%) Apache ServiceMix
9 5 (2.19%) Node.js
10 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.32%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.88%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (2.19%) MS Office
2 3 (1.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 69 (30.26%) DNS
2 59 (25.88%) Cisco ASA
3 55 (24.12%) WAN
4 50 (21.93%) LAN
5 46 (20.18%) BGP
6 42 (18.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 39 (17.11%) OSPF
8 38 (16.67%) DHCP
9 37 (16.23%) Network Security
10 36 (15.79%) BIG-IP
10 36 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 33 (14.47%) Cisco IOS
12 28 (12.28%) MPLS
12 28 (12.28%) TCP/IP
13 24 (10.53%) EIGRP
13 24 (10.53%) DMVPN
14 22 (9.65%) NetScreen
15 19 (8.33%) SAN
16 18 (7.89%) SSL
17 17 (7.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (2.63%) Pentaho
3 6 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.19%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.19%) MySQL
4 5 (2.19%) Informix
4 5 (2.19%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.88%) DB2
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (10.96%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.07%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.07%) Subversion
3 6 (2.63%) JUnit
3 6 (2.63%) JMeter
3 6 (2.63%) QUnit
4 5 (2.19%) JIRA
5 1 (0.44%) Selenium
General
1 22 (9.65%) Finance
2 9 (3.95%) Banking
3 6 (2.63%) Retail
4 3 (1.32%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.44%) Local Government
5 1 (0.44%) Advertising
5 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (25.88%) Network Engineer
2 25 (10.96%) Network Specialist
3 24 (10.53%) Security Specialist
4 23 (10.09%) Analyst
4 23 (10.09%) Network Security Specialist
5 16 (7.02%) Migration Engineer
6 14 (6.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 13 (5.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 12 (5.26%) Developer
9 11 (4.82%) Infrastructure Manager
10 10 (4.39%) Project Manager
11 9 (3.95%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 9 (3.95%) Consultant
11 9 (3.95%) Designer
12 8 (3.51%) Technical Support
12 8 (3.51%) Architect
12 8 (3.51%) Network Analyst
12 8 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.51%) Java Developer
13 7 (3.07%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.65%) XML
2 21 (9.21%) .NET
3 12 (5.26%) Web Services
4 8 (3.51%) ActiveMQ
4 8 (3.51%) JSON
4 8 (3.51%) REST
5 6 (2.63%) Mustache
5 6 (2.63%) Apache Camel
5 6 (2.63%) Hibernate
5 6 (2.63%) JRules
5 6 (2.63%) Ajax
5 6 (2.63%) jQuery
5 6 (2.63%) JPA
5 6 (2.63%) Drools
5 6 (2.63%) J2EE
6 5 (2.19%) Middleware
7 4 (1.75%) HTML
8 3 (1.32%) WebCenter
9 2 (0.88%) CSS
9 2 (0.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.09%) Thin Client
1 23 (10.09%) Fat Client
2 19 (8.33%) Smartcard
3 14 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.07%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (3.07%) IBM XIV
5 6 (2.63%) PKI
5 6 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.63%) BYOD
6 4 (1.75%) Clustering
7 3 (1.32%) NHS
8 2 (0.88%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.88%) CCTV
8 2 (0.88%) DataPower
8 2 (0.88%) Open Source
9 1 (0.44%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.44%) CESG
9 1 (0.44%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.44%) Replication
9 1 (0.44%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 65 (28.51%) Linux
2 57 (25.00%) Windows
3 26 (11.40%) UNIX
4 24 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (7.02%) CentOS
7 10 (4.39%) Windows 2000 Server
7 10 (4.39%) Ubuntu
8 8 (3.51%) Windows 2000
9 6 (2.63%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.63%) Android
9 6 (2.63%) Windows Phone
9 6 (2.63%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.19%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.32%) HPUX
12 2 (0.88%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.25%) Load Balancing
2 42 (18.42%) ITIL
3 30 (13.16%) Migration
4 27 (11.84%) E-Commerce
5 24 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (8.77%) Configuration Management
8 19 (8.33%) Workflow
8 19 (8.33%) TDD
9 16 (7.02%) Service Management
10 13 (5.70%) Service Delivery
10 13 (5.70%) Incident Management
11 12 (5.26%) Project Management
12 10 (4.39%) Line Management
13 8 (3.51%) Mentoring
13 8 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
14 6 (2.63%) MVC
15 5 (2.19%) Network Design
15 5 (2.19%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.16%) SQL
2 25 (10.96%) Java
3 14 (6.14%) JavaScript
3 14 (6.14%) C
4 12 (5.26%) PHP
5 11 (4.82%) VB
6 8 (3.51%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.63%) Python
7 6 (2.63%) Lisp
7 6 (2.63%) C#
8 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.44%) Perl
9 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 97 (42.54%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (36.40%) CCNP
3 42 (18.42%) CCNA
4 35 (15.35%) CCSE
5 10 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (3.95%) CCDP
6 9 (3.95%) MCSE
7 7 (3.07%) CISSP
7 7 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (3.07%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.75%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.75%) CCSA
8 4 (1.75%) CCIE
9 3 (1.32%) MCSA
9 3 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.88%) Degree
10 2 (0.88%) CEH
10 2 (0.88%) VCAP
10 2 (0.88%) VCP5
10 2 (0.88%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (0.88%) SLA
2 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 43 (18.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 15 (6.58%) vSphere
4 7 (3.07%) XenServer
4 7 (3.07%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.75%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.75%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.88%) NFS
6 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.44%) iptables
7 1 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (6.14%) Puppet
2 13 (5.70%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (5.70%) Ansible
3 8 (3.51%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (3.07%) SCCM
5 6 (2.63%) Nagios
5 6 (2.63%) OPNET
5 6 (2.63%) Cacti
5 6 (2.63%) OpenIDM
5 6 (2.63%) Opsview
5 6 (2.63%) Graphite
5 6 (2.63%) AirWatch
6 5 (2.19%) Salt
6 5 (2.19%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.75%) Foglight
8 3 (1.32%) vMotion
9 2 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.88%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.88%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 143 (62.72%) Cisco
2 70 (30.70%) CheckPoint
3 61 (26.75%) VMware
3 61 (26.75%) F5
4 39 (17.11%) Blue Coat
5 35 (15.35%) HP
6 32 (14.04%) Oracle
7 29 (12.72%) Red Hat
7 29 (12.72%) Infoblox
8 25 (10.96%) Imperva
8 25 (10.96%) Microsoft
8 25 (10.96%) Citrix
9 17 (7.46%) Splunk
10 16 (7.02%) NetApp
11 14 (6.14%) Juniper
12 12 (5.26%) IBM
12 12 (5.26%) EMC
13 10 (4.39%) SolarWinds
14 6 (2.63%) TippingPoint
14 6 (2.63%) BMC
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Annapurna
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £220 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago