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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 58 78 52
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -26
Contract jobs citing Firewall 89 42 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.98% 1.79% 3.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.71% 14.84% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 24 40
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £203 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -7.69%
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
410 283 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.74% 12.07% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 152 154
Average daily rate £335 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -47.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £10.60 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +9 58 £350 +27.27% 35
South Yorkshire -2 14 £281 -9.27% 10
North Yorkshire -5 7 £350 -11.16% 5
East Yorkshire - 3 £425 - 2
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 119 (58.05%) Cisco
2 68 (33.17%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (32.20%) Windows
4 65 (31.71%) Linux
5 56 (27.32%) CCNP
6 55 (26.83%) VMware
7 45 (21.95%) ITIL
8 44 (21.46%) WAN
8 44 (21.46%) CCNA
9 41 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 41 (20.00%) UNIX
9 41 (20.00%) Load Balancing
9 41 (20.00%) Network Security
10 40 (19.51%) F5
11 39 (19.02%) DNS
12 38 (18.54%) Oracle
12 38 (18.54%) Microsoft
13 34 (16.59%) SQL Server
13 34 (16.59%) Cisco ASA
14 33 (16.10%) IIS
14 33 (16.10%) Red Hat
15 32 (15.61%) Internet
16 31 (15.12%) SQL
16 31 (15.12%) LAN
17 30 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 29 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
18 29 (14.15%) SAN
19 27 (13.17%) .NET
20 26 (12.68%) vSphere
21 25 (12.20%) Jenkins

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 33 (16.10%) IIS
2 22 (10.73%) JBoss
3 18 (8.78%) SharePoint
4 15 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (5.85%) Apache
5 12 (5.85%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.90%) Node.js
7 5 (2.44%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.49%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.49%) Jetty
10 1 (0.49%) nginx
10 1 (0.49%) Confluence
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 10 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 44 (21.46%) WAN
2 41 (20.00%) Network Security
3 39 (19.02%) DNS
4 34 (16.59%) Cisco ASA
5 32 (15.61%) Internet
6 31 (15.12%) LAN
7 29 (14.15%) SAN
8 24 (11.71%) VPN
9 23 (11.22%) TCP/IP
9 23 (11.22%) SSL
10 20 (9.76%) DHCP
11 19 (9.27%) DMZ
11 19 (9.27%) MPLS
11 19 (9.27%) BGP
11 19 (9.27%) BIG-IP
12 18 (8.78%) NAS
12 18 (8.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 17 (8.29%) LDAP
14 16 (7.80%) OSPF
15 15 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.59%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (6.34%) MySQL
4 8 (3.90%) RDBMS
4 8 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.41%) Informix
6 6 (2.93%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.49%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (12.20%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.90%) JIRA
3 5 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.98%) JMeter
4 2 (0.98%) Subversion
5 1 (0.49%) Maven
5 1 (0.49%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.49%) Ant
5 1 (0.49%) JUnit
5 1 (0.49%) PVCS
5 1 (0.49%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.49%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.49%) Hudson
5 1 (0.49%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.49%) FishEye
5 1 (0.49%) QUnit
5 1 (0.49%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.49%) Gradle
5 1 (0.49%) Artifactory
General
1 15 (7.32%) Finance
2 4 (1.95%) Retail
3 2 (0.98%) Retail Banking
3 2 (0.98%) Banking
4 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.49%) Law
4 1 (0.49%) Legal
4 1 (0.49%) Advertising
4 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (26.34%) Network Engineer
2 19 (9.27%) Analyst
3 18 (8.78%) Migration Engineer
4 17 (8.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (6.34%) Technical Support
6 11 (5.37%) Administrator
7 10 (4.88%) Applications Support
7 10 (4.88%) Consultant
8 9 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (4.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (3.90%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (3.41%) Developer
10 7 (3.41%) UNIX Engineer
10 7 (3.41%) Security Specialist
10 7 (3.41%) Cisco Engineer
10 7 (3.41%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.41%) Network Specialist
10 7 (3.41%) Network Security Specialist
10 7 (3.41%) Senior UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.17%) .NET
2 19 (9.27%) XML
3 17 (8.29%) Web Services
4 5 (2.44%) WSDL
5 4 (1.95%) SOAP
6 2 (0.98%) HTML
6 2 (0.98%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.98%) Middleware
6 2 (0.98%) JSON
6 2 (0.98%) jQuery
6 2 (0.98%) REST
6 2 (0.98%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.49%) Mustache
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.49%) JPA
7 1 (0.49%) Drools
7 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.49%) LAMP
7 1 (0.49%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.49%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.78%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.29%) Smartcard
3 9 (4.39%) Clustering
3 9 (4.39%) IBM XIV
4 8 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.90%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (3.41%) Fat Client
5 7 (3.41%) Thin Client
5 7 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.44%) Replication
6 5 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.95%) NHS
8 2 (0.98%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.49%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.49%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.49%) Tandem
9 1 (0.49%) PKI
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.49%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 66 (32.20%) Windows
2 65 (31.71%) Linux
3 41 (20.00%) UNIX
4 30 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (7.32%) Windows 2000 Server
6 15 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (6.83%) CentOS
8 13 (6.34%) Windows 2000
9 12 (5.85%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.46%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.46%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.49%) Solaris
11 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.95%) ITIL
2 41 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 25 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (11.22%) Configuration Management
4 23 (11.22%) Migration
5 20 (9.76%) Service Management
6 19 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (8.78%) Workflow
8 17 (8.29%) Incident Management
9 15 (7.32%) TDD
10 10 (4.88%) Project Management
10 10 (4.88%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.90%) E-Commerce
11 8 (3.90%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (3.41%) Build Automation
13 5 (2.44%) Line Management
13 5 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (2.44%) DevOps
13 5 (2.44%) DDoS Mitigation
13 5 (2.44%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.12%) SQL
2 19 (9.27%) Java
3 15 (7.32%) JavaScript
3 15 (7.32%) PHP
3 15 (7.32%) PowerShell
4 13 (6.34%) VB
5 5 (2.44%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.95%) C
7 3 (1.46%) Lisp
8 2 (0.98%) Python
8 2 (0.98%) Perl
8 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.49%) Ruby
9 1 (0.49%) C#
9 1 (0.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 68 (33.17%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (27.32%) CCNP
3 44 (21.46%) CCNA
4 11 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (4.88%) CCSE
5 10 (4.88%) MCSE
6 7 (3.41%) CCIE
7 6 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.93%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.44%) CISSP
9 4 (1.95%) MCITP
9 4 (1.95%) CCSP
9 4 (1.95%) CCDP
10 2 (0.98%) CCIP
10 2 (0.98%) MCSA
10 2 (0.98%) Degree
10 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.98%) MCTS
10 2 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.95%) SLA
1 4 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (12.68%) vSphere
3 16 (7.80%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.90%) NFS
5 6 (2.93%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.46%) Squid
6 3 (1.46%) vCloud
7 2 (0.98%) XenServer
7 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.98%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.49%) Firmware
8 1 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.49%) XenApp
8 1 (0.49%) Docker
8 1 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 17 (8.29%) Puppet
1 17 (8.29%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (7.80%) Ansible
3 11 (5.37%) SolarWinds Orion
4 10 (4.88%) Salt
5 8 (3.90%) Opsview
5 8 (3.90%) Graphite
5 8 (3.90%) Nagios
5 8 (3.90%) Cacti
6 7 (3.41%) SCCM
6 7 (3.41%) NetBackup
7 6 (2.93%) Foglight
8 3 (1.46%) OPNET
8 3 (1.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (1.46%) vMotion
8 3 (1.46%) Rsyslog
9 2 (0.98%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.98%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.98%) WSUS
10 1 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 119 (58.05%) Cisco
2 55 (26.83%) VMware
3 41 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 40 (19.51%) F5
5 38 (18.54%) Oracle
5 38 (18.54%) Microsoft
6 33 (16.10%) Red Hat
7 24 (11.71%) HP
7 24 (11.71%) NetApp
8 20 (9.76%) IBM
9 15 (7.32%) EMC
10 14 (6.83%) SolarWinds
10 14 (6.83%) Splunk
11 13 (6.34%) Blue Coat
11 13 (6.34%) Citrix
12 10 (4.88%) Juniper
13 9 (4.39%) Infoblox
14 7 (3.41%) Imperva
14 7 (3.41%) Veritas
15 6 (2.93%) New Relic
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