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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 55 38 72
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +34
Contract jobs citing Firewall 87 112 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.99% 4.49% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.97% 31.64% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 79 24
Average daily rate £388 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £426 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
- +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +15.62%
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
396 354 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.61% 14.18% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 251 143
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 10 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.36 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.96% +30.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £11.19 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.80 £14.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 59 £400 +10.34% 34
South Yorkshire -16 20 £300 +15.38% 1
East Yorkshire +5 4 - - 1
North Yorkshire -30 2 - - 6
Humberside - 1 £420 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 130 (72.22%) Cisco
2 78 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
3 55 (30.56%) CCNP
4 52 (28.89%) LAN
5 49 (27.22%) WAN
6 44 (24.44%) F5
7 40 (22.22%) Windows
7 40 (22.22%) CheckPoint
8 39 (21.67%) CCNA
8 39 (21.67%) Network Security
8 39 (21.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 38 (21.11%) Cisco ASA
9 38 (21.11%) Microsoft
10 35 (19.44%) Linux
11 32 (17.78%) VPN
11 32 (17.78%) Data Centre
12 31 (17.22%) TCP/IP
12 31 (17.22%) ITIL
13 26 (14.44%) DNS
13 26 (14.44%) MPLS
14 25 (13.89%) Internet
15 23 (12.78%) VMware
16 22 (12.22%) BGP
16 22 (12.22%) Windows Server
17 21 (11.67%) Migration
18 19 (10.56%) CISSP
18 19 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
19 18 (10.00%) Network Design
20 17 (9.44%) Wireless

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (4.44%) IIS
2 6 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.78%) JBoss
4 4 (2.22%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.67%) Apache
5 3 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.67%) Lync
5 3 (1.67%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.11%) CloudStack
6 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.11%) nginx
6 2 (1.11%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.11%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.56%) Jetty
Applications
1 7 (3.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.22%) Office 365
4 3 (1.67%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.56%) IaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (28.89%) LAN
2 49 (27.22%) WAN
3 39 (21.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 39 (21.67%) Network Security
4 38 (21.11%) Cisco ASA
5 32 (17.78%) VPN
6 31 (17.22%) TCP/IP
7 26 (14.44%) DNS
7 26 (14.44%) MPLS
8 25 (13.89%) Internet
9 22 (12.22%) BGP
10 18 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
11 17 (9.44%) Wireless
12 16 (8.89%) SSL
13 14 (7.78%) VoIP
14 12 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
14 12 (6.67%) OSPF
14 12 (6.67%) VLAN
15 11 (6.11%) DHCP
16 10 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.78%) MySQL
3 3 (1.67%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.11%) Informix
4 2 (1.11%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.11%) Redis
4 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.56%) Big Data
5 1 (0.56%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.56%) OLTP
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 5 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 5 (2.78%) Subversion
2 4 (2.22%) Metasploit
2 4 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (1.67%) JIRA
4 2 (1.11%) Hudson
4 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.56%) JConsole
5 1 (0.56%) JMeter
5 1 (0.56%) JProfiler
5 1 (0.56%) Selenium
5 1 (0.56%) VisualVM
5 1 (0.56%) YourKit
General
1 12 (6.67%) Finance
2 8 (4.44%) Banking
3 4 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.67%) Games
4 3 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Electronics
5 1 (0.56%) Law
5 1 (0.56%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (34.44%) Network Engineer
2 26 (14.44%) Cisco Engineer
3 25 (13.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 19 (10.56%) Security Specialist
5 15 (8.33%) Analyst
5 15 (8.33%) Consultant
6 14 (7.78%) Architect
7 12 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (5.00%) Security Consultant
9 8 (4.44%) Applications Architect
10 7 (3.89%) Administrator
10 7 (3.89%) Lead Architect
10 7 (3.89%) Security Analyst
10 7 (3.89%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 7 (3.89%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (3.89%) Test Manager
11 6 (3.33%) Implementation Engineer
11 6 (3.33%) Migration Engineer
11 6 (3.33%) Network Consultant
11 6 (3.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.56%) Middleware
2 6 (3.33%) Web Services
3 5 (2.78%) .NET
3 5 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (1.67%) CSS
6 2 (1.11%) COM+
6 2 (1.11%) Java EE
6 2 (1.11%) Servlets
7 1 (0.56%) J2EE
7 1 (0.56%) JMS
7 1 (0.56%) JSON
7 1 (0.56%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.56%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.56%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.56%) REST
7 1 (0.56%) SOAP
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.56%) WSDL
7 1 (0.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (4.44%) Smart Meter
4 7 (3.89%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.22%) Clustering
7 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.67%) PKI
8 2 (1.11%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.11%) CESG
8 2 (1.11%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.11%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Life Science
9 1 (0.56%) NHS
9 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Replication
9 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.56%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.22%) Windows
2 35 (19.44%) Linux
3 22 (12.22%) Windows Server
4 14 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (6.67%) Unix
6 7 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.78%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.22%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.67%) AIX
9 3 (1.67%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.11%) HPUX
10 2 (1.11%) SUSE
10 2 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.11%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.56%) CentOS
11 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.22%) ITIL
2 21 (11.67%) Migration
3 18 (10.00%) Network Design
4 16 (8.89%) Security Management
5 15 (8.33%) Information Security
5 15 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 14 (7.78%) Ethical Hacking
6 14 (7.78%) Incident Management
7 13 (7.22%) DDoS Mitigation
8 12 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 12 (6.67%) Project Management
9 10 (5.56%) Data Security
9 10 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (5.00%) High Availability
10 9 (5.00%) SIEM
11 8 (4.44%) Computer Security
11 8 (4.44%) WAN Optimisation
12 7 (3.89%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (3.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (4.44%) SQL
3 5 (2.78%) Java
4 4 (2.22%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.22%) Perl
4 4 (2.22%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.67%) Ruby
5 3 (1.67%) VB
6 2 (1.11%) C
7 1 (0.56%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 78 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (30.56%) CCNP
3 39 (21.67%) CCNA
4 19 (10.56%) CISSP
5 16 (8.89%) CEH
5 16 (8.89%) MCSA
5 16 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (7.22%) Security Cleared
7 10 (5.56%) CCIE
7 10 (5.56%) SC Cleared
8 8 (4.44%) CCDP
8 8 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (2.78%) CISA
10 4 (2.22%) CCSA
10 4 (2.22%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.67%) CCSP
12 2 (1.11%) CCSE
12 2 (1.11%) CISM
12 2 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.44%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.33%) ISO 9000
3 5 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (9.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.22%) Firmware
3 4 (2.22%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.67%) vSphere
4 3 (1.67%) Xen
5 2 (1.11%) Docker
5 2 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.11%) KVM
5 2 (1.11%) vCloud
6 1 (0.56%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.56%) NFS
6 1 (0.56%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (5.00%) FortiGate
1 9 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (2.78%) Nagios
2 5 (2.78%) Puppet
3 4 (2.22%) Cacti
3 4 (2.22%) Nessus
3 4 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.67%) Foglight
4 3 (1.67%) Graphite
4 3 (1.67%) Opsview
5 2 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.11%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.11%) NetCrunch
5 2 (1.11%) Nmap
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.56%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.56%) logstash
6 1 (0.56%) SCCM
6 1 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 130 (72.22%) Cisco
2 44 (24.44%) F5
3 40 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 38 (21.11%) Microsoft
5 23 (12.78%) VMware
6 17 (9.44%) Palo Alto
7 15 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 12 (6.67%) HP
9 11 (6.11%) Oracle
10 10 (5.56%) SolarWinds
11 9 (5.00%) Meraki
12 8 (4.44%) Riverbed
13 6 (3.33%) Blue Coat
13 6 (3.33%) Juniper
14 5 (2.78%) BT
14 5 (2.78%) EMC
15 4 (2.22%) IBM
15 4 (2.22%) New Relic
16 3 (1.67%) Imperva
16 3 (1.67%) Splunk
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