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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 37 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -8
Contract jobs citing Firewall 117 47 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.51% 2.00% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.03% 16.97% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 24 23
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£375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £394 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £337 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.19% +12.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+16.56% -9.09%
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
377 277 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.54% 11.81% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 167 107
Average daily rate £358 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £25.00 £112.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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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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 -11 42 £350 +16.66% 39
North Yorkshire +19 39 £401 +25.64% 4
South Yorkshire +22 32 £270 -10.00% 4
East Yorkshire - 2 £120 - 4
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 125 (65.10%) Cisco
2 84 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
3 75 (39.06%) CheckPoint
4 74 (38.54%) CCNP
5 70 (36.46%) DNS
6 63 (32.81%) F5
7 59 (30.73%) Cisco ASA
8 56 (29.17%) VMware
9 47 (24.48%) Load Balancing
10 45 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 42 (21.88%) BGP
11 42 (21.88%) Linux
12 40 (20.83%) WAN
13 39 (20.31%) Blue Coat
13 39 (20.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 38 (19.79%) Network Security
14 38 (19.79%) DHCP
14 38 (19.79%) OSPF
15 37 (19.27%) LAN
15 37 (19.27%) Windows
16 36 (18.75%) CCSE
16 36 (18.75%) Imperva
16 36 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 34 (17.71%) Cisco IOS
17 34 (17.71%) BIG-IP
17 34 (17.71%) CCNA
18 30 (15.63%) HP
18 30 (15.63%) Infoblox
19 28 (14.58%) E-Commerce
20 27 (14.06%) Citrix

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 14 (7.29%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.17%) Apache
3 6 (3.13%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (2.60%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.60%) IIS
5 4 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.56%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.56%) JBoss
6 3 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.04%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.08%) MS Office
2 3 (1.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 70 (36.46%) DNS
2 59 (30.73%) Cisco ASA
3 42 (21.88%) BGP
4 40 (20.83%) WAN
5 39 (20.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 38 (19.79%) Network Security
6 38 (19.79%) DHCP
6 38 (19.79%) OSPF
7 37 (19.27%) LAN
8 36 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 34 (17.71%) Cisco IOS
9 34 (17.71%) BIG-IP
10 25 (13.02%) DMVPN
11 23 (11.98%) NetScreen
12 21 (10.94%) TCP/IP
13 19 (9.90%) EIGRP
14 16 (8.33%) MPLS
15 15 (7.81%) LDAP
15 15 (7.81%) SSL
16 14 (7.29%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (3.13%) Pentaho
3 6 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.04%) DB2
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (5.73%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.17%) Subversion
3 6 (3.13%) QUnit
3 6 (3.13%) JUnit
3 6 (3.13%) JMeter
4 1 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 21 (10.94%) Finance
2 8 (4.17%) Banking
3 4 (2.08%) Retail
4 2 (1.04%) Games
4 2 (1.04%) Advertising
4 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Local Government
5 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (24.48%) Network Engineer
2 32 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 26 (13.54%) Network Specialist
4 24 (12.50%) Network Security Specialist
5 23 (11.98%) Analyst
6 14 (7.29%) Consultant
7 11 (5.73%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (5.73%) Architect
8 10 (5.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (4.69%) Project Manager
10 8 (4.17%) Designer
10 8 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 8 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (4.17%) Network Analyst
10 8 (4.17%) Technical Support
11 7 (3.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 6 (3.13%) Developer
12 6 (3.13%) Network Consultant
12 6 (3.13%) Applications Support
12 6 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.81%) XML
2 8 (4.17%) JSON
2 8 (4.17%) REST
2 8 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (3.65%) .NET
4 6 (3.13%) Drools
4 6 (3.13%) JPA
4 6 (3.13%) jQuery
4 6 (3.13%) Apache Camel
4 6 (3.13%) Mustache
4 6 (3.13%) J2EE
4 6 (3.13%) Ajax
4 6 (3.13%) JRules
4 6 (3.13%) Hibernate
5 5 (2.60%) Web Services
5 5 (2.60%) Middleware
5 5 (2.60%) Regular Expression
6 4 (2.08%) HTML
7 3 (1.56%) WebCenter
8 2 (1.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 24 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 15 (7.81%) Smartcard
2 15 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.13%) PKI
4 4 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.56%) Clustering
5 3 (1.56%) NHS
6 2 (1.04%) Open Source
6 2 (1.04%) DataPower
6 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.04%) CCTV
7 1 (0.52%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.52%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.52%) Replication
7 1 (0.52%) CESG
7 1 (0.52%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.52%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.52%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.88%) Linux
2 37 (19.27%) Windows
3 18 (9.38%) UNIX
3 18 (9.38%) CentOS
4 10 (5.21%) Windows XP
5 9 (4.69%) Ubuntu
6 8 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.13%) Android
8 6 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.13%) Windows Phone
8 6 (3.13%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.56%) HPUX
9 3 (1.56%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.04%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.04%) Solaris
10 2 (1.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (24.48%) Load Balancing
2 28 (14.58%) E-Commerce
3 26 (13.54%) ITIL
4 15 (7.81%) Workflow
5 12 (6.25%) Service Management
6 11 (5.73%) Service Delivery
6 11 (5.73%) Migration
6 11 (5.73%) Configuration Management
6 11 (5.73%) Project Management
7 10 (5.21%) Line Management
8 9 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (4.69%) Incident Management
9 8 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 8 (4.17%) TDD
10 7 (3.65%) Network Design
10 7 (3.65%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
11 6 (3.13%) PRINCE2
11 6 (3.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.85%) C
2 16 (8.33%) SQL
3 15 (7.81%) Java
4 9 (4.69%) PHP
5 7 (3.65%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.13%) C#
6 6 (3.13%) Python
7 3 (1.56%) VB
7 3 (1.56%) Perl
7 3 (1.56%) Lisp
7 3 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.04%) C++
8 2 (1.04%) Korn
Qualifications
1 84 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (38.54%) CCNP
3 36 (18.75%) CCSE
4 34 (17.71%) CCNA
5 12 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.69%) SC Cleared
7 8 (4.17%) CCDP
8 5 (2.60%) CCSA
8 5 (2.60%) CISSP
9 4 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.56%) MCSE
10 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.04%) VCAP
11 2 (1.04%) VCP5
11 2 (1.04%) CCDA
11 2 (1.04%) MCSA
11 2 (1.04%) CCSP
11 2 (1.04%) CEH
11 2 (1.04%) CHFI
11 2 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.08%) SLA
1 4 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.56%) HIPAA
2 3 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 45 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (10.42%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.65%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.65%) XenServer
4 6 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.08%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.56%) vSphere
7 2 (1.04%) XenApp
7 2 (1.04%) Samba
8 1 (0.52%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (3.13%) OpenIDM
2 4 (2.08%) SCCM
2 4 (2.08%) Puppet
2 4 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.56%) OPNET
3 3 (1.56%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.04%) Ansible
4 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.04%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.52%) Nagios
5 1 (0.52%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 125 (65.10%) Cisco
2 75 (39.06%) CheckPoint
3 63 (32.81%) F5
4 56 (29.17%) VMware
5 39 (20.31%) Blue Coat
6 36 (18.75%) Imperva
7 30 (15.63%) HP
7 30 (15.63%) Infoblox
8 27 (14.06%) Citrix
9 14 (7.29%) Oracle
9 14 (7.29%) Juniper
9 14 (7.29%) Red Hat
10 13 (6.77%) Microsoft
10 13 (6.77%) Splunk
11 5 (2.60%) Websense
11 5 (2.60%) Symantec
11 5 (2.60%) McAfee
11 5 (2.60%) NetApp
11 5 (2.60%) TippingPoint
12 4 (2.08%) EMC
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