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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 43 51 71
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +20
Contract jobs citing Firewall 129 103 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.44% 3.46% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.52% 25.56% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 68 23
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £227 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+32.40% +7.62%
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
437 403 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.04% 13.56% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 251 151
Median daily rate £403 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 18
Median hourly rate £13.25 £22.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.77% +66.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £7.19 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £157.50 £24.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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 27 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 96 £400 +14.28% 43
South Yorkshire -7 20 £408 +44.88% 3
North Yorkshire 0 11 £425 +25.92% 4
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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.

1 127 (53.36%) Cisco
2 69 (28.99%) Windows
3 67 (28.15%) F5
4 66 (27.73%) Network Security
5 58 (24.37%) Linux
6 56 (23.53%) Load Balancing
7 54 (22.69%) VMware
8 51 (21.43%) CheckPoint
9 50 (21.01%) Internet
10 47 (19.75%) Cisco Certification
11 46 (19.33%) Microsoft
12 42 (17.65%) DNS
13 41 (17.23%) CCNP
14 40 (16.81%) LAN
15 39 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
16 37 (15.55%) Palo Alto
16 37 (15.55%) Unix
17 36 (15.13%) WAN
18 35 (14.71%) VPN
18 35 (14.71%) Finance
18 35 (14.71%) Data Centre
18 35 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
19 34 (14.29%) Windows Server
20 33 (13.87%) SSL
21 29 (12.18%) Cisco Nexus
22 27 (11.34%) Active Directory
23 26 (10.92%) CCNA
24 24 (10.08%) Migration
24 24 (10.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
25 23 (9.66%) Vulnerability Management

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 12 (5.04%) IIS
2 11 (4.62%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.78%) OpenStack
4 6 (2.52%) Apache
5 5 (2.10%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (2.10%) Confluence
5 5 (2.10%) GlassFish
5 5 (2.10%) nginx
5 5 (2.10%) SAS
6 4 (1.68%) CloudStack
6 4 (1.68%) JBoss
6 4 (1.68%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.84%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.88%) Office 365
2 5 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.84%) IaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (27.73%) Network Security
2 50 (21.01%) Internet
3 42 (17.65%) DNS
4 40 (16.81%) LAN
5 39 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
6 36 (15.13%) WAN
7 35 (14.71%) VPN
8 33 (13.87%) SSL
9 29 (12.18%) Cisco Nexus
10 24 (10.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 23 (9.66%) HTTP
12 21 (8.82%) TCP/IP
13 20 (8.40%) BGP
14 18 (7.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 18 (7.56%) MPLS
15 17 (7.14%) BIG-IP
15 17 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
16 16 (6.72%) DMZ
16 16 (6.72%) OSPF
17 12 (5.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (2.94%) MySQL
4 6 (2.52%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.52%) Redis
5 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.84%) Informix
6 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.42%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.42%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.46%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.94%) Metasploit
4 6 (2.52%) JIRA
4 6 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (2.52%) Subversion
5 5 (2.10%) Gitweb
6 2 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.42%) Hudson
7 1 (0.42%) SonarQube
General
1 35 (14.71%) Finance
2 11 (4.62%) Law
3 8 (3.36%) Games
4 7 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.52%) Banking
6 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (23.95%) Network Engineer
2 23 (9.66%) Security Engineer
3 22 (9.24%) Network Security Engineer
4 19 (7.98%) Administrator
4 19 (7.98%) Architect
5 18 (7.56%) Analyst
6 17 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (6.72%) Cisco Engineer
7 16 (6.72%) Consultant
8 13 (5.46%) Security Analyst
9 12 (5.04%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (5.04%) Technical Leader
10 11 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.62%) Security Consultant
11 10 (4.20%) Cloud Engineer
11 10 (4.20%) Firewall Engineer
12 9 (3.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 9 (3.78%) Technical Specialist
13 8 (3.36%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.04%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (3.36%) Middleware
3 7 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (2.52%) Servlets
5 5 (2.10%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (2.10%) Node.js
6 4 (1.68%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.84%) ELK Stack
8 1 (0.42%) HTML
8 1 (0.42%) LAMP
8 1 (0.42%) Web Services
8 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.78%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.36%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.94%) Cryptography
7 6 (2.52%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Licensing
8 5 (2.10%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.68%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.68%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.26%) Clustering
10 3 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.26%) Replication
11 2 (0.84%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.84%) SCADA
11 2 (0.84%) VLE
12 1 (0.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 69 (28.99%) Windows
2 58 (24.37%) Linux
3 37 (15.55%) Unix
4 34 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.52%) AIX
8 6 (2.52%) HPUX
8 6 (2.52%) SUSE
9 5 (2.10%) CentOS
10 3 (1.26%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.42%) Solaris
12 1 (0.42%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (23.53%) Load Balancing
2 24 (10.08%) Migration
3 23 (9.66%) Vulnerability Management
4 21 (8.82%) DevOps
5 17 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 15 (6.30%) SIEM
7 13 (5.46%) High Availability
7 13 (5.46%) ITIL
8 12 (5.04%) Information Assurance
9 11 (4.62%) Information Security
9 11 (4.62%) Use Case
10 10 (4.20%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (4.20%) Server Building
11 8 (3.36%) Anomaly Detection
11 8 (3.36%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (3.36%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (3.36%) Network Design
11 8 (3.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (3.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.72%) PowerShell
2 12 (5.04%) Java
2 12 (5.04%) SQL
3 10 (4.20%) PHP
4 5 (2.10%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.10%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.10%) Perl
5 3 (1.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.42%) C
6 1 (0.42%) Lisp
6 1 (0.42%) Python
6 1 (0.42%) Ruby
6 1 (0.42%) VB
6 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (19.75%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (17.23%) CCNP
3 26 (10.92%) CCNA
4 17 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.78%) JNCIS
6 8 (3.36%) CCDA
6 8 (3.36%) CCIE
6 8 (3.36%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.94%) CCSA
8 6 (2.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (2.52%) CCDP
9 5 (2.10%) GSEC
10 4 (1.68%) CCSE
10 4 (1.68%) CISSP
10 4 (1.68%) GCIH
10 4 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.26%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (1.26%) CISA
12 2 (0.84%) Degree
12 2 (0.84%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (11.34%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.20%) Firmware
5 7 (2.94%) vSphere
6 6 (2.52%) KVM
6 6 (2.52%) Xen
7 5 (2.10%) NFS
7 5 (2.10%) Squid
7 5 (2.10%) vCloud
7 5 (2.10%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.68%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.26%) Docker
10 2 (0.84%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.84%) XenApp
11 1 (0.42%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (4.20%) Ansible
2 9 (3.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (2.94%) Nessus
3 7 (2.94%) Nmap
3 7 (2.94%) Puppet
4 6 (2.52%) Graphite
4 6 (2.52%) Nagios
5 5 (2.10%) Grafana
5 5 (2.10%) Graylog
5 5 (2.10%) HAProxy
5 5 (2.10%) Icinga
5 5 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.10%) StatsD
5 5 (2.10%) Terraform
5 5 (2.10%) vMotion
6 4 (1.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (1.26%) Nexpose
8 2 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.84%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 127 (53.36%) Cisco
2 67 (28.15%) F5
3 54 (22.69%) VMware
4 51 (21.43%) CheckPoint
5 46 (19.33%) Microsoft
6 37 (15.55%) Palo Alto
7 23 (9.66%) Juniper
8 19 (7.98%) Fortinet
9 18 (7.56%) Citrix
9 18 (7.56%) Intel Security
10 17 (7.14%) Red Hat
11 15 (6.30%) Oracle
12 14 (5.88%) HP
13 12 (5.04%) Sourcefire
14 8 (3.36%) Blue Coat
14 8 (3.36%) Dell
14 8 (3.36%) IBM
15 7 (2.94%) EMC
15 7 (2.94%) Splunk
16 5 (2.10%) SonicWALL
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