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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 49 46 80
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +34
Contract jobs citing Firewall 108 115 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.68% 3.88% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.62% 25.73% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 83 25
Average daily rate £400 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £30.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-24.16% +55.84%
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
391 447 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.34% 15.07% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 289 159
Average daily rate £400 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £123 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 21
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.79 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +22.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £78.75 £25.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 70 £425 +13.33% 31
South Yorkshire -16 25 £400 +45.45% 6
North Yorkshire +2 12 £325 -18.85% 3
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 113 (60.43%) Cisco
2 55 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (29.41%) F5
3 49 (26.20%) Windows
4 45 (24.06%) CheckPoint
4 45 (24.06%) Load Balancing
5 44 (23.53%) Internet
5 44 (23.53%) Linux
6 41 (21.93%) WAN
7 40 (21.39%) LAN
8 38 (20.32%) CCNP
9 37 (19.79%) Network Security
10 35 (18.72%) VMware
11 34 (18.18%) Data Centre
12 33 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
13 31 (16.58%) DNS
14 30 (16.04%) Microsoft
15 28 (14.97%) CCNA
15 28 (14.97%) Cisco Nexus
16 26 (13.90%) ITIL
17 25 (13.37%) TCP/IP
17 25 (13.37%) VPN
18 24 (12.83%) Unix
18 24 (12.83%) Finance
18 24 (12.83%) VMware Infrastructure
19 23 (12.30%) Windows Server
20 18 (9.63%) CISSP
20 18 (9.63%) Palo Alto
20 18 (9.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
21 17 (9.09%) Security Cleared

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 10 (5.35%) IIS
2 6 (3.21%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.14%) CloudStack
3 4 (2.14%) JBoss
3 4 (2.14%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.60%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.60%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.07%) Apache
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.53%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (2.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.28%) Office 365
2 2 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.07%) IaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (23.53%) Internet
2 41 (21.93%) WAN
3 40 (21.39%) LAN
4 37 (19.79%) Network Security
5 33 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
6 31 (16.58%) DNS
7 28 (14.97%) Cisco Nexus
8 25 (13.37%) TCP/IP
8 25 (13.37%) VPN
9 18 (9.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 15 (8.02%) SSL
11 14 (7.49%) Wireless
12 13 (6.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 13 (6.95%) OSPF
13 12 (6.42%) BGP
13 12 (6.42%) HTTP
14 10 (5.35%) DMZ
14 10 (5.35%) MPLS
14 10 (5.35%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (4.81%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.74%) MySQL
3 4 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.60%) Informix
4 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.07%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.07%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.07%) Redis
5 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.53%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (4.81%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.28%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.21%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (3.21%) Subversion
4 4 (2.14%) Metasploit
5 2 (1.07%) Hudson
5 2 (1.07%) JIRA
6 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (12.83%) Finance
2 9 (4.81%) Games
3 8 (4.28%) Law
4 7 (3.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (26.20%) Network Engineer
2 21 (11.23%) Architect
3 19 (10.16%) Security Specialist
4 16 (8.56%) Analyst
5 14 (7.49%) Administrator
6 12 (6.42%) Security Engineer
7 11 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (5.88%) Security Analyst
8 10 (5.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (5.35%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (5.35%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (4.28%) Applications Architect
9 8 (4.28%) Technical Specialist
10 7 (3.74%) Cisco Architect
10 7 (3.74%) Cisco Specialist
10 7 (3.74%) Cloud Architect
10 7 (3.74%) Lead Architect
10 7 (3.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.74%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (3.74%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.74%) ActiveMQ
1 7 (3.74%) Middleware
1 7 (3.74%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (2.67%) Servlets
3 2 (1.07%) .NET
4 1 (0.53%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.53%) CSS
4 1 (0.53%) ELK Stack
4 1 (0.53%) LAMP
4 1 (0.53%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.35%) Client/Server
3 8 (4.28%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.14%) Clustering
5 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.14%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.60%) Replication
7 2 (1.07%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.07%) CESG
7 2 (1.07%) PKI
7 2 (1.07%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.07%) VLE
8 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.53%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.53%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.53%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 49 (26.20%) Windows
2 44 (23.53%) Linux
3 24 (12.83%) Unix
4 23 (12.30%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.67%) AIX
6 5 (2.67%) HPUX
6 5 (2.67%) SUSE
6 5 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.07%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.07%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.07%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.07%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.06%) Load Balancing
2 26 (13.90%) ITIL
3 17 (9.09%) Security Management
4 14 (7.49%) Ethical Hacking
4 14 (7.49%) Incident Management
5 12 (6.42%) Migration
6 11 (5.88%) DevOps
6 11 (5.88%) SIEM
7 10 (5.35%) Computer Security
7 10 (5.35%) Data Security
7 10 (5.35%) Information Security
7 10 (5.35%) Server Building
8 9 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (3.74%) Change Control
9 7 (3.74%) High Availability
9 7 (3.74%) Network Design
9 7 (3.74%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (3.21%) Security Testing
10 6 (3.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.49%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.74%) Java
2 7 (3.74%) SQL
3 6 (3.21%) Bash Shell
3 6 (3.21%) Perl
4 4 (2.14%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.07%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.07%) PHP
6 1 (0.53%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.53%) C
6 1 (0.53%) Ruby
6 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (20.32%) CCNP
3 28 (14.97%) CCNA
4 18 (9.63%) CISSP
5 17 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 16 (8.56%) CEH
6 16 (8.56%) MCSA
7 13 (6.95%) SC Cleared
8 9 (4.81%) CCDP
8 9 (4.81%) CCIE
8 9 (4.81%) CCSA
9 6 (3.21%) CCDA
9 6 (3.21%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (2.67%) CCSE
10 5 (2.67%) CISA
11 4 (2.14%) GCIH
11 4 (2.14%) GSEC
12 3 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.07%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.56%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.21%) ISO 9000
3 5 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (12.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.42%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.21%) VMware ESX
3 6 (3.21%) vSphere
4 5 (2.67%) Firmware
4 5 (2.67%) KVM
4 5 (2.67%) vCloud
4 5 (2.67%) Xen
5 2 (1.07%) Docker
5 2 (1.07%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.07%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.53%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (2.67%) Ansible
2 4 (2.14%) Nessus
2 4 (2.14%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (1.60%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.60%) Puppet
4 2 (1.07%) Cacti
4 2 (1.07%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.07%) Graphite
4 2 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.07%) Nagios
4 2 (1.07%) Nmap
4 2 (1.07%) Opsview
4 2 (1.07%) QRadar
4 2 (1.07%) SCCM
4 2 (1.07%) SCOM
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 113 (60.43%) Cisco
2 55 (29.41%) F5
3 45 (24.06%) CheckPoint
4 35 (18.72%) VMware
5 30 (16.04%) Microsoft
6 18 (9.63%) Palo Alto
7 13 (6.95%) Juniper
8 12 (6.42%) HP
9 9 (4.81%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.74%) EMC
10 7 (3.74%) Fortinet
10 7 (3.74%) IBM
11 6 (3.21%) SolarWinds
11 6 (3.21%) Splunk
12 5 (2.67%) Blue Coat
12 5 (2.67%) Meraki
12 5 (2.67%) Oracle
12 5 (2.67%) Riverbed
13 4 (2.14%) Cramer
14 3 (1.60%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Rate: Negotiable day rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 6 days ago