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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 68 59 89
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +30
Contract jobs citing Firewall 49 58 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.05% 2.68% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.31% 22.83% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 16
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£288 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £266 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +55.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.15 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+36.47% -22.50%
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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
283 254 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.81% 11.75% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 146 150
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 35
Average hourly rate £20.88 £13.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.57% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.18 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £25.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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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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 -11 26 £311 -12.32% 32
South Yorkshire +8 15 £288 -14.81% 6
East Yorkshire -1 3 £240 -20.00%
North Yorkshire -2 1 £401 +3.35% 4
Firewall
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Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 50 (51.55%) Cisco
2 36 (37.11%) Windows
3 33 (34.02%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
5 24 (24.74%) ITIL
5 24 (24.74%) CheckPoint
5 24 (24.74%) VMware
5 24 (24.74%) Cisco IOS
6 22 (22.68%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (19.59%) DNS
7 19 (19.59%) WAN
8 18 (18.56%) LAN
8 18 (18.56%) Linux
8 18 (18.56%) Citrix
8 18 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (17.53%) CCNP
9 17 (17.53%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (16.49%) Wireless
10 16 (16.49%) Blue Coat
10 16 (16.49%) Network Security
10 16 (16.49%) F5
11 15 (15.46%) Internet
11 15 (15.46%) BGP
12 14 (14.43%) OSPF
12 14 (14.43%) VPN
13 13 (13.40%) HP
13 13 (13.40%) Blackberry
13 13 (13.40%) IP Telephony
13 13 (13.40%) CCSE
13 13 (13.40%) Imperva

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (11.34%) IIS
2 8 (8.25%) Apache
2 8 (8.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.09%) nginx
5 2 (2.06%) Lync
5 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Project
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.74%) Cisco IOS
2 22 (22.68%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (19.59%) DNS
3 19 (19.59%) WAN
4 18 (18.56%) LAN
5 17 (17.53%) Wi-Fi
6 16 (16.49%) Wireless
6 16 (16.49%) Network Security
7 15 (15.46%) Internet
7 15 (15.46%) BGP
8 14 (14.43%) OSPF
8 14 (14.43%) VPN
9 13 (13.40%) IP Telephony
10 11 (11.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 11 (11.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 10 (10.31%) DMVPN
11 10 (10.31%) DHCP
11 10 (10.31%) FTP
11 10 (10.31%) NetScreen
11 10 (10.31%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) MySQL
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (7.22%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Back Office
3 4 (4.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.09%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Banking
5 2 (2.06%) Publishing
5 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.03%) Games
6 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (13.40%) Analyst
2 12 (12.37%) Network Specialist
2 12 (12.37%) Security Specialist
3 11 (11.34%) Support Engineer
4 10 (10.31%) Network Engineer
4 10 (10.31%) Network Security Specialist
5 7 (7.22%) Support Technician
6 6 (6.19%) Architect
7 5 (5.15%) Security Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.15%) Consultant
8 4 (4.12%) Senior Technician
8 4 (4.12%) IP Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.12%) Network Support
8 4 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.12%) Administrator
8 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) .NET
1 11 (11.34%) XML
2 2 (2.06%) Middleware
2 2 (2.06%) XMPP
2 2 (2.06%) Spring
2 2 (2.06%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.03%) J2EE
3 1 (1.03%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Blackberry
2 10 (10.31%) Fat Client
2 10 (10.31%) Thin Client
3 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.15%) CESG
4 5 (5.15%) User Experience
5 4 (4.12%) NHS
6 2 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.06%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) Clustering
7 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.03%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.03%) Social Media
7 1 (1.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 36 (37.11%) Windows
2 18 (18.56%) Linux
3 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.19%) UNIX
6 5 (5.15%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.12%) CentOS
8 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.06%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.06%) Debian
10 1 (1.03%) Fedora
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.03%) zOS
10 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.03%) HPUX
10 1 (1.03%) Solaris
10 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.74%) ITIL
2 10 (10.31%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (10.31%) E-Commerce
3 8 (8.25%) Migration
4 7 (7.22%) Load Balancing
5 6 (6.19%) Change Control
5 6 (6.19%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.19%) Project Management
5 6 (6.19%) Network Design
5 6 (6.19%) Service Management
6 5 (5.15%) Change Management
6 5 (5.15%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (4.12%) Line Management
7 4 (4.12%) Information Security
7 4 (4.12%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.09%) Workflow
8 3 (3.09%) Data Management
8 3 (3.09%) Project Planning
8 3 (3.09%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.09%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.31%) SQL
2 9 (9.28%) T-SQL
3 7 (7.22%) Shell Script
3 7 (7.22%) C
4 5 (5.15%) LINC
4 5 (5.15%) Python
5 3 (3.09%) C++
5 3 (3.09%) Java
5 3 (3.09%) Perl
5 3 (3.09%) PHP
6 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.03%) Korn
7 1 (1.03%) Lisp
7 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (34.02%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (17.53%) CCNP
3 13 (13.40%) CCSE
4 10 (10.31%) CCNA
5 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.15%) CISA
7 4 (4.12%) JNCIP
7 4 (4.12%) JNCIE
8 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.09%) MCSE
9 2 (2.06%) MCSA
9 2 (2.06%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (1.03%) CCSA
10 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.03%) MCITP
10 1 (1.03%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.03%) CCSP
10 1 (1.03%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.06%) SLA
4 1 (1.03%) QA
4 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.03%) COBIT
4 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.28%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.15%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.12%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.09%) vSphere
6 2 (2.06%) Xen
6 2 (2.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.06%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.03%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) SCCM
1 4 (4.12%) Puppet
2 3 (3.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.06%) Hyperic
3 2 (2.06%) SCOM
3 2 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.03%) OPNET
4 1 (1.03%) Nagios
4 1 (1.03%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.03%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 50 (51.55%) Cisco
2 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
3 24 (24.74%) CheckPoint
3 24 (24.74%) VMware
4 18 (18.56%) Citrix
5 16 (16.49%) Blue Coat
5 16 (16.49%) F5
6 13 (13.40%) HP
6 13 (13.40%) Imperva
7 10 (10.31%) Infoblox
7 10 (10.31%) Juniper
8 7 (7.22%) Dell
8 7 (7.22%) Oracle
9 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
9 5 (5.15%) Splunk
10 4 (4.12%) Nokia
10 4 (4.12%) SonicWALL
11 3 (3.09%) Websense
11 3 (3.09%) Symantec
11 3 (3.09%) McAfee
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