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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 42 78 55
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -23
Contract jobs citing Firewall 105 46 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.83% 1.82% 2.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.45% 16.85% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 27 22
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£320 £374 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.53% +15.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.76%
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
397 273 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.49% 10.81% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 164 115
Average daily rate £304 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.21% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 34
Average hourly rate £16.72 £13.71 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -11.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.14 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £26.60 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 31 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 31 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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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 +3 43 £375 +9.09% 33
South Yorkshire +25 32 £300 +13.85% 13
North Yorkshire +7 25 £401 +0.06% 3
East Yorkshire - 2 £120 - 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 123 (59.71%) Cisco
2 90 (43.69%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (37.38%) CCNP
4 74 (35.92%) CheckPoint
5 70 (33.98%) DNS
6 64 (31.07%) F5
7 57 (27.67%) Cisco ASA
8 55 (26.70%) VMware
9 48 (23.30%) Load Balancing
10 47 (22.82%) Linux
11 46 (22.33%) WAN
12 44 (21.36%) VMware Infrastructure
13 43 (20.87%) BGP
14 42 (20.39%) LAN
14 42 (20.39%) Windows
15 40 (19.42%) CCNA
15 40 (19.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 39 (18.93%) Network Security
17 38 (18.45%) DHCP
18 37 (17.96%) OSPF
18 37 (17.96%) Blue Coat
19 36 (17.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 35 (16.99%) CCSE
21 34 (16.50%) BIG-IP
21 34 (16.50%) Imperva
22 33 (16.02%) Cisco IOS
22 33 (16.02%) ITIL
23 32 (15.53%) HP
24 29 (14.08%) Infoblox
25 27 (13.11%) E-Commerce

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 11 (5.34%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.85%) IIS
3 8 (3.88%) JBoss
3 8 (3.88%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.88%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (3.40%) Apache
5 6 (2.91%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.91%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.46%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.97%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.49%) Node.js
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (2.43%) MS Office
2 3 (1.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 70 (33.98%) DNS
2 57 (27.67%) Cisco ASA
3 46 (22.33%) WAN
4 43 (20.87%) BGP
5 42 (20.39%) LAN
6 40 (19.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 39 (18.93%) Network Security
8 38 (18.45%) DHCP
9 37 (17.96%) OSPF
10 36 (17.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 34 (16.50%) BIG-IP
12 33 (16.02%) Cisco IOS
13 24 (11.65%) DMVPN
14 23 (11.17%) TCP/IP
15 22 (10.68%) NetScreen
16 21 (10.19%) EIGRP
17 20 (9.71%) MPLS
18 16 (7.77%) SSL
19 15 (7.28%) Cisco Nexus
20 13 (6.31%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.91%) Pentaho
4 6 (2.91%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.97%) DB2
6 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.49%) Redis
7 1 (0.49%) Informix
7 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.49%) MySQL
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (8.74%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.88%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.88%) Subversion
3 6 (2.91%) JUnit
3 6 (2.91%) JMeter
3 6 (2.91%) QUnit
4 1 (0.49%) JIRA
4 1 (0.49%) Selenium
General
1 21 (10.19%) Finance
2 9 (4.37%) Banking
3 5 (2.43%) Retail
4 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.97%) Retail Banking
4 2 (0.97%) Advertising
5 1 (0.49%) Games
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (25.24%) Network Engineer
2 30 (14.56%) Security Specialist
3 25 (12.14%) Network Specialist
4 23 (11.17%) Network Security Specialist
4 23 (11.17%) Analyst
5 13 (6.31%) Consultant
6 12 (5.83%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (5.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (4.85%) Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (4.85%) Developer
8 10 (4.85%) Architect
9 9 (4.37%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 8 (3.88%) Technical Support
10 8 (3.88%) Applications Support
10 8 (3.88%) Network Analyst
11 7 (3.40%) Designer
12 6 (2.91%) Java Developer
12 6 (2.91%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 6 (2.91%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.22%) XML
2 12 (5.83%) .NET
3 9 (4.37%) Web Services
4 8 (3.88%) ActiveMQ
4 8 (3.88%) JSON
4 8 (3.88%) REST
5 6 (2.91%) Mustache
5 6 (2.91%) Apache Camel
5 6 (2.91%) Hibernate
5 6 (2.91%) JRules
5 6 (2.91%) Ajax
5 6 (2.91%) jQuery
5 6 (2.91%) JPA
5 6 (2.91%) Drools
5 6 (2.91%) J2EE
6 5 (2.43%) Middleware
6 5 (2.43%) Regular Expression
7 4 (1.94%) HTML
8 3 (1.46%) WebCenter
9 2 (0.97%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.17%) Thin Client
1 23 (11.17%) Fat Client
2 15 (7.28%) Smartcard
3 14 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.91%) PKI
5 4 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.46%) Clustering
6 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.46%) NHS
7 2 (0.97%) IBM XIV
7 2 (0.97%) DataPower
7 2 (0.97%) Open Source
7 2 (0.97%) CCTV
8 1 (0.49%) FMCG
8 1 (0.49%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.49%) CESG
8 1 (0.49%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.49%) Replication
8 1 (0.49%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 47 (22.82%) Linux
2 42 (20.39%) Windows
3 18 (8.74%) CentOS
4 17 (8.25%) UNIX
5 10 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.37%) Windows XP
6 9 (4.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.37%) Ubuntu
6 9 (4.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.91%) Windows Phone
7 6 (2.91%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.91%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.91%) Android
8 3 (1.46%) HPUX
9 2 (0.97%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.97%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.97%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.30%) Load Balancing
2 33 (16.02%) ITIL
3 27 (13.11%) E-Commerce
4 17 (8.25%) Configuration Management
5 16 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (7.28%) TDD
6 15 (7.28%) Workflow
7 14 (6.80%) Migration
8 13 (6.31%) Service Delivery
9 12 (5.83%) Service Management
10 10 (4.85%) Project Management
10 10 (4.85%) Line Management
11 9 (4.37%) Incident Management
12 8 (3.88%) Mentoring
13 7 (3.40%) Network Design
14 6 (2.91%) MVC
14 6 (2.91%) Mobile Device Management
15 5 (2.43%) Kalman Filter
15 5 (2.43%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.68%) Java
2 21 (10.19%) SQL
3 16 (7.77%) C
4 8 (3.88%) PHP
5 7 (3.40%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.91%) C#
6 6 (2.91%) Python
7 4 (1.94%) Lisp
7 4 (1.94%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.94%) VB
8 2 (0.97%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.49%) Korn
9 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 90 (43.69%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (37.38%) CCNP
3 40 (19.42%) CCNA
4 35 (16.99%) CCSE
5 10 (4.85%) Security Cleared
6 8 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.88%) CCDP
7 7 (3.40%) MCSE
7 7 (3.40%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.43%) CISSP
9 5 (2.43%) CCSA
10 2 (0.97%) VCAP
10 2 (0.97%) VCP5
10 2 (0.97%) CCDA
10 2 (0.97%) MCSA
10 2 (0.97%) GIAC
10 2 (0.97%) CEH
10 2 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.97%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.46%) SLA
2 3 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.46%) HIPAA
3 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 44 (21.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (10.19%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.40%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.40%) XenServer
4 5 (2.43%) vSphere
4 5 (2.43%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.94%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.97%) XenApp
6 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.97%) iptables
6 2 (0.97%) Samba
7 1 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (4.85%) Puppet
2 9 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (4.37%) Ansible
3 6 (2.91%) OpenIDM
4 5 (2.43%) SCCM
5 4 (1.94%) OPNET
6 3 (1.46%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.97%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.97%) SCOM
7 2 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.49%) Cacti
8 1 (0.49%) Salt
8 1 (0.49%) Opsview
8 1 (0.49%) Graphite
8 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.49%) WSUS
8 1 (0.49%) Foglight
8 1 (0.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 123 (59.71%) Cisco
2 74 (35.92%) CheckPoint
3 64 (31.07%) F5
4 55 (26.70%) VMware
5 37 (17.96%) Blue Coat
6 34 (16.50%) Imperva
7 32 (15.53%) HP
8 29 (14.08%) Infoblox
9 26 (12.62%) Oracle
9 26 (12.62%) Citrix
10 18 (8.74%) Microsoft
11 14 (6.80%) Red Hat
12 13 (6.31%) Splunk
13 12 (5.83%) Juniper
14 6 (2.91%) NetApp
14 6 (2.91%) TippingPoint
15 4 (1.94%) SolarWinds
15 4 (1.94%) Websense
15 4 (1.94%) Symantec
15 4 (1.94%) BMC
West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400-£425
Posted: 1 hour ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Rate: DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £100 - £180 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Goole
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 25 days ago