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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 48 58 76
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Contract jobs citing Firewall 120 104 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.05% 3.26% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.20% 21.71% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 79 31
Median daily rate £400 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £458 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £21.63
% change year-on-year
+30.08% -0.46%
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
458 479 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.45% 15.01% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 304 162
Median daily rate £399 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.89% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.36 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% +5.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £150.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +18 78 £383 +9.42% 24
South Yorkshire -4 22 £400 +45.45% 4
North Yorkshire +10 16 £425 +21.42% 11
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 138 (56.56%) Cisco
2 67 (27.46%) F5
3 65 (26.64%) Windows
4 60 (24.59%) Load Balancing
5 55 (22.54%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (22.13%) Network Security
7 53 (21.72%) Linux
8 51 (20.90%) CheckPoint
8 51 (20.90%) VMware
9 46 (18.85%) CCNP
10 45 (18.44%) Microsoft
11 43 (17.62%) Internet
12 42 (17.21%) DNS
12 42 (17.21%) Cisco ASA
13 38 (15.57%) LAN
13 38 (15.57%) Finance
14 36 (14.75%) WAN
14 36 (14.75%) VPN
14 36 (14.75%) SSL
14 36 (14.75%) Palo Alto
14 36 (14.75%) Windows Server
15 35 (14.34%) Data Centre
16 33 (13.52%) CCNA
17 32 (13.11%) Unix
17 32 (13.11%) Cisco Nexus
17 32 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
18 28 (11.48%) Active Directory
19 25 (10.25%) Migration
20 24 (9.84%) TCP/IP
20 24 (9.84%) Juniper

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 (4.92%) IIS
2 7 (2.87%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.46%) Apache
4 5 (2.05%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.05%) Confluence
4 5 (2.05%) GlassFish
4 5 (2.05%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.05%) nginx
4 5 (2.05%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.05%) SAS
5 4 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.33%) Office 365
2 10 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.82%) IaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (22.13%) Network Security
2 43 (17.62%) Internet
3 42 (17.21%) Cisco ASA
3 42 (17.21%) DNS
4 38 (15.57%) LAN
5 36 (14.75%) SSL
5 36 (14.75%) VPN
5 36 (14.75%) WAN
6 32 (13.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 24 (9.84%) TCP/IP
8 23 (9.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 22 (9.02%) HTTP
10 21 (8.61%) BGP
11 18 (7.38%) BIG-IP
11 18 (7.38%) MPLS
11 18 (7.38%) Reverse Proxy
12 16 (6.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 15 (6.15%) DMZ
13 15 (6.15%) OSPF
13 15 (6.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.05%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.05%) Redis
4 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.82%) MySQL
6 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.41%) DB2
6 1 (0.41%) Informix
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.41%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.41%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 11 (4.51%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.87%) Metasploit
4 5 (2.05%) Gitweb
4 5 (2.05%) JIRA
5 3 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.23%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.41%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.41%) Subversion
7 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (15.57%) Finance
2 10 (4.10%) Law
3 8 (3.28%) Banking
3 8 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.87%) Games
5 4 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Advertising
6 1 (0.41%) Electronics
6 1 (0.41%) International Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (25.41%) Network Engineer
2 20 (8.20%) Analyst
2 20 (8.20%) Security Engineer
3 19 (7.79%) Administrator
3 19 (7.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (7.79%) Network Security Engineer
4 18 (7.38%) Architect
4 18 (7.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (6.56%) Consultant
6 14 (5.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 13 (5.33%) Firewall Engineer
7 13 (5.33%) Technical Leader
8 12 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (4.51%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (4.51%) Infrastructure Architect
9 11 (4.51%) Security Analyst
9 11 (4.51%) Senior Network Engineer
10 10 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (3.69%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.28%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (2.05%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (2.05%) Node.js
3 4 (1.64%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.23%) Middleware
5 2 (0.82%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (0.82%) ELK Stack
5 2 (0.82%) Servlets
5 2 (0.82%) Web Services
6 1 (0.41%) HTML
6 1 (0.41%) LAMP
6 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.34%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (2.87%) Cryptography
5 6 (2.46%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.05%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.05%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Licensing
6 5 (2.05%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (1.64%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.64%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.23%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.23%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.23%) Replication
9 2 (0.82%) Clustering
9 2 (0.82%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.82%) SCADA
10 1 (0.41%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.41%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 65 (26.64%) Windows
2 53 (21.72%) Linux
3 36 (14.75%) Windows Server
4 32 (13.11%) Unix
5 15 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.46%) CentOS
9 3 (1.23%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.82%) AIX
10 2 (0.82%) HPUX
10 2 (0.82%) SUSE
10 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.41%) Android
11 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.41%) Solaris
11 1 (0.41%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (24.59%) Load Balancing
2 25 (10.25%) Migration
3 23 (9.43%) DevOps
4 20 (8.20%) Vulnerability Management
5 18 (7.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 16 (6.56%) SIEM
7 14 (5.74%) ITIL
7 14 (5.74%) Use Case
8 13 (5.33%) Information Assurance
9 12 (4.92%) High Availability
9 12 (4.92%) Information Security
10 11 (4.51%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (3.69%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (3.69%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (3.69%) Network Design
11 9 (3.69%) Server Building
12 8 (3.28%) Anomaly Detection
12 8 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (2.87%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.38%) PowerShell
2 11 (4.51%) PHP
2 11 (4.51%) SQL
3 9 (3.69%) Java
4 6 (2.46%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.64%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.64%) Perl
6 2 (0.82%) C
6 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.41%) Lisp
7 1 (0.41%) Python
7 1 (0.41%) Ruby
7 1 (0.41%) VB
7 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (22.54%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (18.85%) CCNP
3 33 (13.52%) CCNA
4 16 (6.56%) Security Cleared
5 11 (4.51%) CCIE
6 9 (3.69%) JNCIS
7 7 (2.87%) CCDA
7 7 (2.87%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.46%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (2.05%) CCDP
10 4 (1.64%) CCSA
11 3 (1.23%) CCSE
11 3 (1.23%) CISA
11 3 (1.23%) CISSP
11 3 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.82%) Degree
12 2 (0.82%) GSEC
12 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.41%) GCIH
13 1 (0.41%) GSNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.41%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (11.48%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.51%) Firmware
3 11 (4.51%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.46%) Docker
5 5 (2.05%) NFS
5 5 (2.05%) Squid
5 5 (2.05%) vCloud
6 4 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.23%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.23%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.82%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.82%) KVM
8 2 (0.82%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.82%) vSphere
8 2 (0.82%) Xen
8 2 (0.82%) XenApp
9 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (4.92%) Ansible
2 11 (4.51%) Puppet
3 9 (3.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.87%) Nessus
5 7 (2.87%) Nmap
6 5 (2.05%) Grafana
6 5 (2.05%) Graphite
6 5 (2.05%) Graylog
6 5 (2.05%) HAProxy
6 5 (2.05%) Icinga
6 5 (2.05%) Nagios
6 5 (2.05%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (2.05%) StatsD
6 5 (2.05%) Terraform
6 5 (2.05%) vMotion
7 4 (1.64%) Nexpose
8 3 (1.23%) SCOM
9 2 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 138 (56.56%) Cisco
2 67 (27.46%) F5
3 51 (20.90%) CheckPoint
3 51 (20.90%) VMware
4 45 (18.44%) Microsoft
5 36 (14.75%) Palo Alto
6 24 (9.84%) Juniper
7 20 (8.20%) Intel Security
7 20 (8.20%) Red Hat
8 19 (7.79%) Citrix
8 19 (7.79%) Fortinet
9 13 (5.33%) HP
9 13 (5.33%) Sourcefire
10 11 (4.51%) Oracle
11 8 (3.28%) Dell
11 8 (3.28%) Splunk
12 7 (2.87%) Blue Coat
12 7 (2.87%) EMC
13 5 (2.05%) SonicWALL
13 5 (2.05%) TippingPoint
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