The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Yorkshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 76 43 69
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +26
Contract jobs citing Firewall 41 79 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.81% 3.74% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.80% 25.08% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 42 20
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £228 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £498 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 8
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
277 315 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.20% 14.91% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 166 179
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £195 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 42
Average hourly rate £13.25 £33.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.84% +153.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £16.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.31 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Firewall
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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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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 -30 23 £285 -12.30% 34
North Yorkshire +5 9 £388 +16.98% 5
South Yorkshire +4 7 £310 -8.14% 4
East Yorkshire - - - - 3
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 55 (61.80%) Cisco
2 41 (46.07%) Windows
3 39 (43.82%) VMware
4 31 (34.83%) Citrix
5 29 (32.58%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (32.58%) CheckPoint
5 29 (32.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (30.34%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (30.34%) Linux
7 26 (29.21%) CCNP
8 24 (26.97%) HP
8 24 (26.97%) Cisco IOS
9 23 (25.84%) DNS
10 22 (24.72%) Thin Client
10 22 (24.72%) BGP
10 22 (24.72%) Blue Coat
10 22 (24.72%) Fat Client
10 22 (24.72%) CCSE
10 22 (24.72%) F5
11 21 (23.60%) OSPF
12 20 (22.47%) DHCP
12 20 (22.47%) Network Security
12 20 (22.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 20 (22.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 19 (21.35%) DMVPN
13 19 (21.35%) Infoblox
13 19 (21.35%) Imperva
13 19 (21.35%) BIG-IP
13 19 (21.35%) E-Commerce
13 19 (21.35%) SQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 16 (17.98%) IIS
2 15 (16.85%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.99%) Lync
3 8 (8.99%) Apache
4 7 (7.87%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.62%) nginx
5 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Office
2 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.37%) MS Project
4 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.34%) Cisco ASA
2 24 (26.97%) Cisco IOS
3 23 (25.84%) DNS
4 22 (24.72%) BGP
5 21 (23.60%) OSPF
6 20 (22.47%) DHCP
6 20 (22.47%) Network Security
6 20 (22.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 20 (22.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 19 (21.35%) DMVPN
7 19 (21.35%) BIG-IP
7 19 (21.35%) NetScreen
8 17 (19.10%) LAN
8 17 (19.10%) WAN
9 16 (17.98%) TCP/IP
10 14 (15.73%) VPN
11 11 (12.36%) Wireless
11 11 (12.36%) SAN
12 10 (11.24%) FTP
13 9 (10.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.24%) MySQL
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) JIRA
General
1 7 (7.87%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.37%) Banking
3 3 (3.37%) Retail
4 2 (2.25%) Publishing
5 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (25.84%) Network Specialist
2 19 (21.35%) Network Security Specialist
2 19 (21.35%) Security Specialist
3 10 (11.24%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) Network Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.49%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.37%) Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Architect
8 3 (3.37%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Tester
8 3 (3.37%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Project Engineer
9 2 (2.25%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Agile Tester
9 2 (2.25%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (2.25%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.98%) .NET
1 16 (17.98%) XML
2 8 (8.99%) XMPP
3 5 (5.62%) HTML
4 4 (4.49%) Spring
4 4 (4.49%) Middleware
5 3 (3.37%) J2EE
6 2 (2.25%) Spring Batch
6 2 (2.25%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.12%) Web Services
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.12%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.72%) Thin Client
1 22 (24.72%) Fat Client
2 6 (6.74%) NHS
3 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) Open Source
4 2 (2.25%) Clustering
4 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.12%) HACMP
5 1 (1.12%) FMCG
5 1 (1.12%) Statistics
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.12%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (46.07%) Windows
2 27 (30.34%) Linux
3 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.87%) Ubuntu
5 6 (6.74%) CentOS
5 6 (6.74%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.74%) UNIX
6 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.49%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.37%) Solaris
9 2 (2.25%) Debian
9 2 (2.25%) AIX
10 1 (1.12%) HPUX
10 1 (1.12%) zOS
10 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.35%) E-Commerce
2 13 (14.61%) ITIL
3 12 (13.48%) Load Balancing
4 9 (10.11%) Data Management
4 9 (10.11%) Master Data Management
5 8 (8.99%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (8.99%) Migration
5 8 (8.99%) Service Management
6 7 (7.87%) Project Management
7 5 (5.62%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.62%) Workflow
7 5 (5.62%) Scrum
7 5 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.49%) TOGAF
8 4 (4.49%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.49%) Change Management
9 3 (3.37%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.37%) Quality Management
9 3 (3.37%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.37%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.35%) SQL
2 14 (15.73%) C
3 9 (10.11%) T-SQL
4 8 (8.99%) Python
5 6 (6.74%) Java
6 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.12%) VB
8 1 (1.12%) Perl
8 1 (1.12%) PHP
8 1 (1.12%) C++
8 1 (1.12%) Lisp
8 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (32.58%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (29.21%) CCNP
3 22 (24.72%) CCSE
4 5 (5.62%) CCNA
4 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.37%) MCSE
6 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.25%) CCVP
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (2.25%) CCIE
7 2 (2.25%) MCSA
8 1 (1.12%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.12%) IBM AIX Certification
8 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.12%) Degree
8 1 (1.12%) MCITP
8 1 (1.12%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.12%) SLA
1 1 (1.12%) COBIT
1 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 29 (32.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (12.36%) Hyper-V
2 11 (12.36%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.11%) vSphere
4 8 (8.99%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (8.99%) Xen
5 4 (4.49%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.25%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.12%) XenServer
8 1 (1.12%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.12%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Puppet
2 3 (3.37%) SCCM
2 3 (3.37%) SCOM
3 2 (2.25%) Hyperic
3 2 (2.25%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.25%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.12%) OPNET
4 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (61.80%) Cisco
2 39 (43.82%) VMware
3 31 (34.83%) Citrix
4 29 (32.58%) CheckPoint
5 24 (26.97%) HP
6 22 (24.72%) Blue Coat
6 22 (24.72%) F5
7 19 (21.35%) Infoblox
7 19 (21.35%) Imperva
8 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
9 16 (17.98%) Oracle
10 9 (10.11%) NetApp
11 8 (8.99%) EMC
11 8 (8.99%) IBM
12 7 (7.87%) Splunk
13 6 (6.74%) Juniper
14 5 (5.62%) Red Hat
15 2 (2.25%) Aruba
15 2 (2.25%) Dell
15 2 (2.25%) JBoss
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