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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 47 73 84
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 95 43 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.58% 1.90% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.51% 16.67% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 22 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £346 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -81.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -16.34%
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
404 258 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.24% 11.43% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 149 104
Average daily rate £370 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £165 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 25
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £10.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +17 51 £363 +20.83% 26
North Yorkshire +8 21 £401 +78.00% 11
South Yorkshire +5 18 £260 -20.00%
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 81 (55.48%) Cisco
2 58 (39.73%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (30.82%) CheckPoint
4 41 (28.08%) DNS
5 39 (26.71%) WAN
6 37 (25.34%) LAN
6 37 (25.34%) CCNP
7 35 (23.97%) VMware
7 35 (23.97%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (22.60%) Windows
9 29 (19.86%) F5
10 26 (17.81%) Cisco IOS
11 25 (17.12%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (17.12%) Linux
11 25 (17.12%) ITIL
11 25 (17.12%) Microsoft
12 24 (16.44%) CCNA
12 24 (16.44%) BGP
12 24 (16.44%) Network Security
12 24 (16.44%) Load Balancing
13 21 (14.38%) Active Directory
13 21 (14.38%) Imperva
14 20 (13.70%) OSPF
14 20 (13.70%) Citrix
15 19 (13.01%) VPN
16 17 (11.64%) Blue Coat
16 17 (11.64%) TCP/IP
16 17 (11.64%) Internet
17 16 (10.96%) DHCP
18 15 (10.27%) CCSE

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 14 (9.59%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.85%) Apache
3 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (3.42%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.74%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.05%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.42%) MS Office
2 3 (2.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (28.08%) DNS
2 39 (26.71%) WAN
3 37 (25.34%) LAN
4 35 (23.97%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (17.81%) Cisco IOS
6 24 (16.44%) BGP
6 24 (16.44%) Network Security
7 20 (13.70%) OSPF
8 19 (13.01%) VPN
9 17 (11.64%) TCP/IP
9 17 (11.64%) Internet
10 16 (10.96%) DHCP
11 15 (10.27%) Wireless
11 15 (10.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 15 (10.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 14 (9.59%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (8.90%) MPLS
13 13 (8.90%) SAN
13 13 (8.90%) BIG-IP
14 12 (8.22%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.74%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.74%) Pentaho
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.37%) MySQL
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.68%) Redis
6 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (4.79%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.11%) Subversion
2 6 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.74%) JUnit
3 4 (2.74%) JMeter
3 4 (2.74%) QUnit
4 2 (1.37%) JIRA
5 1 (0.68%) Selenium
5 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (8.90%) Finance
2 6 (4.11%) Back Office
2 6 (4.11%) Banking
3 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.37%) Advertising
4 2 (1.37%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Local Government
5 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (18.49%) Network Engineer
2 22 (15.07%) Analyst
3 18 (12.33%) Security Specialist
4 13 (8.90%) Network Specialist
5 11 (7.53%) Consultant
5 11 (7.53%) Network Security Specialist
6 10 (6.85%) Support Technician
7 9 (6.16%) Architect
7 9 (6.16%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.48%) Network Analyst
8 8 (5.48%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (4.11%) Security Analyst
10 5 (3.42%) Network Support
10 5 (3.42%) Cisco Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) Security Consultant
10 5 (3.42%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.74%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.11%) XML
1 6 (4.11%) Hibernate
2 5 (3.42%) J2EE
3 4 (2.74%) Middleware
3 4 (2.74%) Ajax
3 4 (2.74%) JRules
3 4 (2.74%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (2.74%) REST
3 4 (2.74%) Mustache
3 4 (2.74%) Apache Camel
3 4 (2.74%) JPA
3 4 (2.74%) Drools
3 4 (2.74%) jQuery
3 4 (2.74%) JSON
4 3 (2.05%) WebCenter
4 3 (2.05%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.37%) LAMP
5 2 (1.37%) Spring
5 2 (1.37%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.68%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.90%) Blackberry
2 11 (7.53%) Fat Client
2 11 (7.53%) Thin Client
3 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.11%) CESG
5 4 (2.74%) Smartcard
5 4 (2.74%) PKI
6 2 (1.37%) CCTV
6 2 (1.37%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.37%) FMCG
6 2 (1.37%) User Experience
7 1 (0.68%) Social Media
7 1 (0.68%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.68%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.60%) Windows
2 25 (17.12%) Linux
3 12 (8.22%) UNIX
4 10 (6.85%) Windows XP
5 8 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.79%) CentOS
7 5 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.42%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.05%) Windows Vista
8 3 (2.05%) HPUX
9 2 (1.37%) Solaris
9 2 (1.37%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.37%) Debian
9 2 (1.37%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.68%) Android
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.12%) ITIL
2 24 (16.44%) Load Balancing
3 14 (9.59%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (8.90%) E-Commerce
4 13 (8.90%) Network Design
5 10 (6.85%) Project Management
6 8 (5.48%) PRINCE2
7 7 (4.79%) Information Security
7 7 (4.79%) Migration
8 6 (4.11%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.11%) Service Management
8 6 (4.11%) Line Management
9 5 (3.42%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (3.42%) SIEM
9 5 (3.42%) Change Control
9 5 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.74%) Configuration Management
10 4 (2.74%) MVC
10 4 (2.74%) Workflow
10 4 (2.74%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.53%) Java
2 10 (6.85%) Shell Script
3 8 (5.48%) SQL
3 8 (5.48%) C
4 7 (4.79%) PHP
5 5 (3.42%) LINC
5 5 (3.42%) Python
6 4 (2.74%) C#
6 4 (2.74%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.74%) Perl
7 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.05%) C++
7 3 (2.05%) VB
8 2 (1.37%) Korn
9 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.68%) Lisp
9 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (39.73%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (25.34%) CCNP
3 24 (16.44%) CCNA
4 15 (10.27%) CCSE
5 11 (7.53%) SC Cleared
5 11 (7.53%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.42%) CISA
6 5 (3.42%) CCDP
6 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.42%) MCSE
7 4 (2.74%) MCSA
7 4 (2.74%) CCSA
7 4 (2.74%) JNCIP
7 4 (2.74%) JNCIE
8 3 (2.05%) CISSP
9 2 (1.37%) CCSP
9 2 (1.37%) CCDA
9 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.37%) CHFI
9 2 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (4.11%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.74%) SLA
4 3 (2.05%) HIPAA
4 3 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.68%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (17.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (14.38%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.79%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.11%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.74%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.05%) vSphere
7 2 (1.37%) Samba
7 2 (1.37%) XenApp
7 2 (1.37%) XenServer
7 2 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.68%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (3.42%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.74%) OpenIDM
3 3 (2.05%) SCCM
3 3 (2.05%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.37%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.37%) Puppet
4 2 (1.37%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.68%) SCOM
5 1 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.68%) OPNET
5 1 (0.68%) Nagios
5 1 (0.68%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 81 (55.48%) Cisco
2 45 (30.82%) CheckPoint
3 35 (23.97%) VMware
4 29 (19.86%) F5
5 25 (17.12%) Microsoft
6 21 (14.38%) Imperva
7 20 (13.70%) Citrix
8 17 (11.64%) Blue Coat
9 13 (8.90%) Red Hat
10 12 (8.22%) Juniper
11 11 (7.53%) Infoblox
12 10 (6.85%) HP
13 9 (6.16%) Oracle
14 8 (5.48%) Dell
15 6 (4.11%) Websense
16 5 (3.42%) Splunk
16 5 (3.42%) Symantec
17 4 (2.74%) Nokia
17 4 (2.74%) McAfee
17 4 (2.74%) SonicWALL
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