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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
England / Yorkshire
Rank 49 62 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Contract jobs citing Firewall 72 82 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.34% 2.85% 4.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.69% 21.52% 31.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 41 86
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
- -13.51%

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
332 381 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.40% 13.23% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 233 257
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 16
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.99 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £21.25 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

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 19 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +4 46 £425 +6.25% 22
North Yorkshire +22 13 £375 - 1
South Yorkshire -12 7 £200 -31.03% 8
East Yorkshire +3 1 - - 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 107 (57.84%) Cisco
2 68 (36.76%) F5
3 48 (25.95%) Cisco ASA
4 45 (24.32%) Windows
5 43 (23.24%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (18.92%) CheckPoint
7 32 (17.30%) Windows Server
8 30 (16.22%) ITIL
8 30 (16.22%) CCNP
8 30 (16.22%) LAN
9 28 (15.14%) VPN
10 27 (14.59%) Finance
11 26 (14.05%) DNS
11 26 (14.05%) Network Security
12 25 (13.51%) WAN
13 24 (12.97%) HTTP
13 24 (12.97%) CCNA
13 24 (12.97%) Microsoft
13 24 (12.97%) Load Balancing
14 23 (12.43%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (12.43%) Cisco Nexus
14 23 (12.43%) Wireless
14 23 (12.43%) VMware
15 22 (11.89%) Active Directory
15 22 (11.89%) Linux
15 22 (11.89%) DevOps
15 22 (11.89%) Palo Alto
16 20 (10.81%) IPsec
16 20 (10.81%) Puppet
17 19 (10.27%) SSL

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 16 (8.65%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.78%) IIS
4 3 (1.62%) Apache
4 3 (1.62%) CloudStack
4 3 (1.62%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.08%) Confluence
5 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.54%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.54%) JBoss
6 1 (0.54%) Liferay
6 1 (0.54%) nginx
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (7.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.78%) MS Office
3 5 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.86%) Akamai
3 9 (4.86%) Office 365
4 2 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.54%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.54%) IaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (25.95%) Cisco ASA
2 30 (16.22%) LAN
3 28 (15.14%) VPN
4 26 (14.05%) DNS
4 26 (14.05%) Network Security
5 25 (13.51%) WAN
6 24 (12.97%) HTTP
7 23 (12.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 23 (12.43%) Wireless
8 20 (10.81%) IPsec
9 19 (10.27%) SSL
10 18 (9.73%) DHCP
10 18 (9.73%) TCP/IP
10 18 (9.73%) VLAN
11 17 (9.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 16 (8.65%) Internet
13 12 (6.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 11 (5.95%) BGP
15 10 (5.41%) SMTP
16 9 (4.86%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.24%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.08%) MySQL
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (5.95%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.78%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (2.16%) GoCD
3 4 (2.16%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (2.16%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.62%) JIRA
4 3 (1.62%) Metasploit
4 3 (1.62%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.54%) git-flow
6 1 (0.54%) GitLab
6 1 (0.54%) Gitweb
6 1 (0.54%) Hudson
6 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (14.59%) Finance
2 18 (9.73%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.78%) Law
4 5 (2.70%) Banking
5 2 (1.08%) Retail
6 1 (0.54%) Electronics
6 1 (0.54%) Legal
6 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (29.19%) Network Engineer
2 21 (11.35%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (10.81%) Analyst
4 19 (10.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (7.57%) Consultant
6 11 (5.95%) Administrator
6 11 (5.95%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (5.95%) Team Leader
7 10 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (4.86%) Security Engineer
8 9 (4.86%) Security Specialist
9 8 (4.32%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (4.32%) Network Team Leader
9 8 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.78%) Architect
10 7 (3.78%) Information Security Specialist
10 7 (3.78%) Information Specialist
10 7 (3.78%) Lead Network Engineer
10 7 (3.78%) Security Consultant
10 7 (3.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.70%) REST
2 4 (2.16%) SOAP
3 3 (1.62%) .NET
3 3 (1.62%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.62%) Velocity
3 3 (1.62%) Web Services
4 1 (0.54%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.54%) CSS
4 1 (0.54%) HTML
4 1 (0.54%) J2EE
4 1 (0.54%) LAMP
4 1 (0.54%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.54%) Node.js
4 1 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.54%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.95%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (3.24%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.70%) Replication
5 5 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (2.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 4 (2.16%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.16%) User Experience
7 3 (1.62%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.08%) PKI
9 1 (0.54%) DataPower
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.32%) Windows
2 32 (17.30%) Windows Server
3 23 (12.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (11.89%) Linux
5 17 (9.19%) Unix
5 17 (9.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.62%) Android
7 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.08%) CentOS
9 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.54%) CatOS
9 1 (0.54%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.22%) ITIL
2 24 (12.97%) Load Balancing
3 22 (11.89%) DevOps
4 18 (9.73%) SIEM
5 17 (9.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (7.57%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (7.57%) Migration
7 13 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (5.95%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (5.41%) Anomaly Detection
9 10 (5.41%) Configuration Management
9 10 (5.41%) High Availability
9 10 (5.41%) Information Security
9 10 (5.41%) Use Case
10 9 (4.86%) Project Management
11 8 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (3.24%) Change Management
12 6 (3.24%) Incident Management
12 6 (3.24%) Performance Management
12 6 (3.24%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.95%) Python
2 10 (5.41%) SQL
3 9 (4.86%) Bash Shell
3 9 (4.86%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.78%) Ruby
5 5 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.16%) PHP
6 4 (2.16%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.62%) Java
8 2 (1.08%) Perl
9 1 (0.54%) C#
9 1 (0.54%) Korn
9 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (23.24%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (16.22%) CCNP
3 24 (12.97%) CCNA
4 17 (9.19%) Security Cleared
5 13 (7.03%) CCIE
5 13 (7.03%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.32%) CCSE
7 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.70%) CCSP
8 5 (2.70%) JNCIP
8 5 (2.70%) MCSE
9 4 (2.16%) CCSA
9 4 (2.16%) PCI QSA
10 3 (1.62%) AWS Certification
10 3 (1.62%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (1.08%) CISA
11 2 (1.08%) CISM
11 2 (1.08%) Degree
11 2 (1.08%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.03%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.54%) GPG13
4 1 (0.54%) QA
4 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (11.89%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.41%) VMware ESX
4 8 (4.32%) vSphere
5 6 (3.24%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.24%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.70%) Docker
6 5 (2.70%) vCloud
7 4 (2.16%) Firmware
7 4 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.62%) Xen
8 3 (1.62%) XenServer
9 2 (1.08%) ProxySG
9 2 (1.08%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.08%) VMware GSX
9 2 (1.08%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.54%) NFS
10 1 (0.54%) Squid
10 1 (0.54%) XenApp
10 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (10.81%) Puppet
2 13 (7.03%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (5.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (3.24%) Backup Exec
4 6 (3.24%) SCCM
5 5 (2.70%) NetVault Backup
5 5 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.70%) vRealize
6 4 (2.16%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (2.16%) FortiGate
6 4 (2.16%) OpenView
6 4 (2.16%) SCOM
6 4 (2.16%) WSUS
7 3 (1.62%) Ansible
7 3 (1.62%) Nessus
7 3 (1.62%) Nexpose
7 3 (1.62%) Nmap
8 1 (0.54%) Graphite
8 1 (0.54%) Graylog
8 1 (0.54%) Icinga
Vendors
1 107 (57.84%) Cisco
2 68 (36.76%) F5
3 35 (18.92%) CheckPoint
4 24 (12.97%) Microsoft
5 23 (12.43%) VMware
6 22 (11.89%) Palo Alto
7 15 (8.11%) Blue Coat
7 15 (8.11%) Citrix
8 14 (7.57%) Juniper
9 12 (6.49%) HP
10 11 (5.95%) Brocade
10 11 (5.95%) Red Hat
11 8 (4.32%) Intel Security
11 8 (4.32%) Symantec
12 7 (3.78%) Fortinet
12 7 (3.78%) Sourcefire
13 6 (3.24%) Extreme Networks
14 5 (2.70%) Aruba
14 5 (2.70%) Samsung
14 5 (2.70%) Sophos
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