The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 37 74 59
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -15
Contract jobs citing Firewall 109 72 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.49% 2.33% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.38% 16.94% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 42 54
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
- +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.09%
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
371 425 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.30% 13.74% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 263 225
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 35 23
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.43 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.74% -40.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
West Yorkshire +39 62 £400 +16.36% 30
South Yorkshire +5 30 £380 -20.00% 7
North Yorkshire +17 16 £388 +6.52% 2
East Yorkshire +5 1 - - 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 133 (60.45%) Cisco
2 86 (39.09%) F5
3 55 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (23.64%) Windows
5 51 (23.18%) Cisco ASA
6 45 (20.45%) Microsoft
7 42 (19.09%) CCNP
8 41 (18.64%) CheckPoint
9 39 (17.73%) Network Security
10 37 (16.82%) Windows Server
10 37 (16.82%) DNS
11 34 (15.45%) LAN
11 34 (15.45%) VMware
12 33 (15.00%) WAN
12 33 (15.00%) Active Directory
13 32 (14.55%) Finance
14 31 (14.09%) Palo Alto
14 31 (14.09%) Load Balancing
15 30 (13.64%) CCNA
15 30 (13.64%) VPN
16 29 (13.18%) Linux
17 28 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
18 26 (11.82%) SSL
18 26 (11.82%) HTTP
18 26 (11.82%) TCP/IP
19 25 (11.36%) Unix
19 25 (11.36%) Citrix
20 24 (10.91%) Internet
20 24 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
21 23 (10.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in 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 11 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (3.64%) IIS
3 6 (2.73%) Apache
3 6 (2.73%) Confluence
3 6 (2.73%) OpenStack
3 6 (2.73%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.27%) GlassFish
4 5 (2.27%) nginx
4 5 (2.27%) SAS
5 3 (1.36%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.91%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.45%) JBoss
7 1 (0.45%) Liferay
7 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.27%) MS Office
3 4 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.73%) Office 365
4 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (23.18%) Cisco ASA
2 39 (17.73%) Network Security
3 37 (16.82%) DNS
4 34 (15.45%) LAN
5 33 (15.00%) WAN
6 30 (13.64%) VPN
7 28 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
8 26 (11.82%) HTTP
8 26 (11.82%) SSL
8 26 (11.82%) TCP/IP
9 24 (10.91%) Internet
10 23 (10.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 23 (10.45%) Wireless
11 19 (8.64%) DHCP
11 19 (8.64%) VLAN
12 18 (8.18%) IPsec
13 17 (7.73%) MPLS
14 16 (7.27%) BGP
14 16 (7.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 16 (7.27%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (2.73%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.27%) Redis
4 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.91%) MySQL
6 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.91%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.18%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.18%) TeamCity
3 6 (2.73%) JIRA
3 6 (2.73%) Metasploit
3 6 (2.73%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (2.27%) Gitweb
5 4 (1.82%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.45%) git-flow
7 1 (0.45%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 32 (14.55%) Finance
2 15 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.09%) Law
4 8 (3.64%) Banking
5 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Advertising
6 1 (0.45%) International Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Legal
6 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (31.36%) Network Engineer
2 22 (10.00%) Analyst
2 22 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 17 (7.73%) Administrator
4 17 (7.73%) Senior Network Engineer
5 15 (6.82%) Technical Leader
6 13 (5.91%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (5.45%) Consultant
8 11 (5.00%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
9 10 (4.55%) Team Leader
10 9 (4.09%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (3.64%) Network Security Engineer
11 8 (3.64%) Network Team Leader
11 8 (3.64%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.64%) Security Engineer
12 7 (3.18%) Architect
12 7 (3.18%) Network Analyst
12 7 (3.18%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.73%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (2.27%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.27%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (2.27%) Node.js
3 4 (1.82%) Web Services
4 3 (1.36%) .NET
4 3 (1.36%) Velocity
5 2 (0.91%) REST
6 1 (0.45%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.45%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.45%) CSS
6 1 (0.45%) HTML
6 1 (0.45%) J2EE
6 1 (0.45%) Middleware
6 1 (0.45%) React
6 1 (0.45%) Servlets
6 1 (0.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (2.27%) Cyber Attack
4 5 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (1.36%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.36%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.91%) PKI
6 2 (0.91%) SCADA
6 2 (0.91%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.45%) IVR
7 1 (0.45%) NHS
7 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.45%) Replication
7 1 (0.45%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (23.64%) Windows
2 37 (16.82%) Windows Server
3 29 (13.18%) Linux
4 25 (11.36%) Unix
5 22 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (6.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.18%) CentOS
8 4 (1.82%) Android
9 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.45%) AIX
10 1 (0.45%) HPUX
10 1 (0.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.09%) Load Balancing
2 22 (10.00%) DevOps
2 22 (10.00%) Migration
3 19 (8.64%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (8.64%) ITIL
4 17 (7.73%) SIEM
4 17 (7.73%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
6 15 (6.82%) Use Case
7 14 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (5.91%) Anomaly Detection
9 11 (5.00%) Information Assurance
10 10 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (3.64%) Information Security
12 7 (3.18%) High Availability
12 7 (3.18%) Scrum
13 6 (2.73%) Network Design
13 6 (2.73%) Network Management
13 6 (2.73%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.09%) PHP
1 9 (4.09%) SQL
2 8 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.18%) Java
4 5 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.27%) Python
5 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.91%) Perl
6 2 (0.91%) Ruby
7 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (19.09%) CCNP
3 30 (13.64%) CCNA
4 16 (7.27%) CCIE
5 13 (5.91%) Security Cleared
6 10 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.27%) MCSE
7 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.82%) CISA
8 4 (1.82%) CISSP
9 3 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.36%) CCSE
9 3 (1.36%) CCSP
9 3 (1.36%) JNCIP
10 2 (0.91%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.91%) CCA
10 2 (0.91%) CCDA
10 2 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.91%) Degree
10 2 (0.91%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.91%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) GPG13
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.64%) Docker
3 8 (3.64%) Firmware
3 8 (3.64%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.73%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.27%) NFS
5 5 (2.27%) Squid
5 5 (2.27%) vSphere
6 4 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.36%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.36%) vCloud
7 3 (1.36%) Xen
8 2 (0.91%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.91%) VMware GSX
8 2 (0.91%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.91%) XenApp
8 2 (0.91%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.91%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (7.27%) Puppet
2 15 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (5.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 9 (4.09%) Ansible
5 6 (2.73%) Nessus
5 6 (2.73%) Nmap
6 5 (2.27%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.27%) Grafana
6 5 (2.27%) Graphite
6 5 (2.27%) Graylog
6 5 (2.27%) HAProxy
6 5 (2.27%) Icinga
6 5 (2.27%) Nagios
6 5 (2.27%) NetVault Backup
6 5 (2.27%) Nexpose
6 5 (2.27%) SCCM
6 5 (2.27%) SCOM
6 5 (2.27%) StatsD
6 5 (2.27%) Terraform
6 5 (2.27%) vMotion
Vendors
1 133 (60.45%) Cisco
2 86 (39.09%) F5
3 45 (20.45%) Microsoft
4 41 (18.64%) CheckPoint
5 34 (15.45%) VMware
6 31 (14.09%) Palo Alto
7 25 (11.36%) Citrix
8 20 (9.09%) Red Hat
9 19 (8.64%) Intel Security
10 17 (7.73%) Blue Coat
11 14 (6.36%) HP
11 14 (6.36%) Juniper
12 11 (5.00%) Fortinet
13 10 (4.55%) Akamai
13 10 (4.55%) Brocade
13 10 (4.55%) Dell
14 9 (4.09%) Oracle
14 9 (4.09%) Sourcefire
14 9 (4.09%) Symantec
15 6 (2.73%) Splunk
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