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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 49 69 49
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -20
Contract jobs citing Firewall 107 60 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.80% 2.38% 3.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.03% 20.76% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 31 30
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£300 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £401 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.25 - £34.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 - £34.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 - £35.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+39.47% -3.18%
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
411 289 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.60% 11.48% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 159 167
Average daily rate £300 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 28
Average hourly rate £15.43 £13.53 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -28.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.70 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £25.00 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +14 53 £375 +17.64% 20
South Yorkshire +11 34 £281 +6.73% 6
North Yorkshire -6 7 £275 -31.29% 5
East Yorkshire - 3 £425 - 4
Humberside - 1 £200 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 138 (61.33%) Cisco
2 91 (40.44%) Cisco Certification
3 78 (34.67%) CCNP
4 72 (32.00%) Linux
5 68 (30.22%) DNS
5 68 (30.22%) CheckPoint
6 62 (27.56%) F5
7 59 (26.22%) Windows
8 58 (25.78%) VMware
9 56 (24.89%) Cisco ASA
10 50 (22.22%) Load Balancing
11 48 (21.33%) WAN
12 43 (19.11%) Network Security
13 42 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 42 (18.67%) ITIL
13 42 (18.67%) BGP
14 41 (18.22%) LAN
14 41 (18.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 40 (17.78%) DHCP
15 40 (17.78%) Oracle
15 40 (17.78%) CCNA
16 38 (16.89%) Blue Coat
17 36 (16.00%) BIG-IP
17 36 (16.00%) OSPF
18 35 (15.56%) HP
18 35 (15.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 33 (14.67%) SQL
19 33 (14.67%) CCSE
20 32 (14.22%) Microsoft
20 32 (14.22%) Cisco IOS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (12.00%) IIS
2 22 (9.78%) JBoss
3 18 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 16 (7.11%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (5.33%) Tomcat
6 10 (4.44%) Apache
7 8 (3.56%) MS Exchange
8 5 (2.22%) Node.js
9 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.33%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.89%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.89%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (2.22%) MS Office
2 4 (1.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 68 (30.22%) DNS
2 56 (24.89%) Cisco ASA
3 48 (21.33%) WAN
4 43 (19.11%) Network Security
5 42 (18.67%) BGP
6 41 (18.22%) LAN
6 41 (18.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 40 (17.78%) DHCP
8 36 (16.00%) BIG-IP
8 36 (16.00%) OSPF
9 35 (15.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 32 (14.22%) Cisco IOS
11 26 (11.56%) MPLS
12 25 (11.11%) TCP/IP
13 22 (9.78%) DMVPN
14 21 (9.33%) SAN
14 21 (9.33%) EIGRP
14 21 (9.33%) NetScreen
15 20 (8.89%) SSL
16 18 (8.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.44%) MySQL
4 5 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.22%) Informix
5 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.89%) DB2
6 2 (0.89%) Pentaho
6 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (8.89%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.22%) JIRA
3 2 (0.89%) JMeter
3 2 (0.89%) Subversion
3 2 (0.89%) JUnit
3 2 (0.89%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.89%) QUnit
General
1 20 (8.89%) Finance
2 9 (4.00%) Banking
3 6 (2.67%) Retail
4 3 (1.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Games
5 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (25.78%) Network Engineer
2 23 (10.22%) Network Specialist
2 23 (10.22%) Security Specialist
3 22 (9.78%) Network Security Specialist
4 21 (9.33%) Analyst
5 19 (8.44%) Migration Engineer
6 14 (6.22%) Cisco Engineer
7 13 (5.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (4.44%) Consultant
8 10 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.00%) Designer
9 9 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (3.56%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.56%) Developer
10 8 (3.56%) Applications Support
10 8 (3.56%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (3.56%) Architect
10 8 (3.56%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.11%) Technical Support
11 7 (3.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.56%) .NET
2 18 (8.00%) XML
3 12 (5.33%) Web Services
4 5 (2.22%) Middleware
5 4 (1.78%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (1.78%) JSON
5 4 (1.78%) REST
6 3 (1.33%) WebCenter
6 3 (1.33%) HTML
7 2 (0.89%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.89%) JRules
7 2 (0.89%) Ajax
7 2 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.89%) J2EE
7 2 (0.89%) XSD
7 2 (0.89%) JMS
7 2 (0.89%) WSDL
7 2 (0.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (0.89%) jQuery
7 2 (0.89%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.33%) Fat Client
1 21 (9.33%) Thin Client
2 16 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.67%) Smartcard
4 9 (4.00%) Clustering
5 7 (3.11%) IBM XIV
5 7 (3.11%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (2.22%) BYOD
6 5 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.78%) Replication
8 3 (1.33%) NHS
9 2 (0.89%) PKI
9 2 (0.89%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.89%) DataPower
9 2 (0.89%) Open Source
10 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) CCTV
10 1 (0.44%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.44%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 72 (32.00%) Linux
2 59 (26.22%) Windows
3 28 (12.44%) UNIX
3 28 (12.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (9.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
7 13 (5.78%) Windows 2000
8 12 (5.33%) CentOS
9 10 (4.44%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.22%) Windows Phone
10 5 (2.22%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.22%) Android
10 5 (2.22%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.78%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.33%) HPUX
13 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 42 (18.67%) ITIL
3 29 (12.89%) Migration
4 26 (11.56%) E-Commerce
5 21 (9.33%) Configuration Management
6 20 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (8.44%) Service Management
8 15 (6.67%) Workflow
8 15 (6.67%) TDD
9 13 (5.78%) Incident Management
10 11 (4.89%) Project Management
10 11 (4.89%) Service Delivery
11 10 (4.44%) Line Management
12 8 (3.56%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (3.56%) Mentoring
13 5 (2.22%) Mobile Device Management
13 5 (2.22%) Build Automation
14 4 (1.78%) Disaster Recovery
14 4 (1.78%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (14.67%) SQL
2 20 (8.89%) Java
3 16 (7.11%) VB
4 15 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.78%) PowerShell
5 13 (5.78%) C
6 11 (4.89%) PHP
7 6 (2.67%) Lisp
8 4 (1.78%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.89%) C#
9 2 (0.89%) Python
10 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 91 (40.44%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (34.67%) CCNP
3 40 (17.78%) CCNA
4 33 (14.67%) CCSE
5 10 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (4.00%) MCSE
7 8 (3.56%) CCDP
8 7 (3.11%) Security Cleared
8 7 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.22%) CISSP
10 4 (1.78%) CCIE
10 4 (1.78%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.33%) CCSA
12 2 (0.89%) GIAC
12 2 (0.89%) CEH
12 2 (0.89%) CCSP
12 2 (0.89%) CCIP
12 2 (0.89%) MCSA
12 2 (0.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.89%) Active Directory
3 16 (7.11%) vSphere
4 7 (3.11%) XenServer
4 7 (3.11%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.22%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.33%) Squid
7 2 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.89%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.89%) NFS
7 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.44%) vCloud
8 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (5.78%) Puppet
1 13 (5.78%) Ansible
1 13 (5.78%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.56%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (2.67%) OPNET
3 6 (2.67%) Foglight
3 6 (2.67%) Nagios
3 6 (2.67%) SCCM
3 6 (2.67%) Cacti
3 6 (2.67%) Opsview
3 6 (2.67%) Graphite
4 5 (2.22%) Salt
4 5 (2.22%) AirWatch
4 5 (2.22%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (1.33%) vMotion
5 3 (1.33%) Rsyslog
6 2 (0.89%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.89%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 138 (61.33%) Cisco
2 68 (30.22%) CheckPoint
3 62 (27.56%) F5
4 58 (25.78%) VMware
5 40 (17.78%) Oracle
6 38 (16.89%) Blue Coat
7 35 (15.56%) HP
8 32 (14.22%) Microsoft
9 29 (12.89%) Red Hat
10 28 (12.44%) Infoblox
11 24 (10.67%) Imperva
12 23 (10.22%) Citrix
13 22 (9.78%) NetApp
14 17 (7.56%) EMC
15 14 (6.22%) Juniper
16 13 (5.78%) Splunk
17 12 (5.33%) IBM
18 11 (4.89%) SolarWinds
19 6 (2.67%) BMC
19 6 (2.67%) TippingPoint
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Rate: DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Selby
Real Staffing
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Rate: Around £300 per day.
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Real Staffing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Real Staffing
Rate: £120 - £165 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
York
Real Staffing
Rate: £120 - £165 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
South Yorkshire
Annapurna
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
North Yorkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 27 days ago