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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
England / Yorkshire
Rank 49 67 39
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -28
Contract jobs citing Firewall 77 78 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.52% 2.77% 4.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.65% 21.20% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 47 76
Median daily rate £400 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £200 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £470 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -2.70%

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
340 368 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.55% 13.08% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 231 256
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 9
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £9.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £21.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +16 50 £425 +10.38% 30
North Yorkshire +19 13 £375 -6.36% 1
South Yorkshire -17 9 £273 -12.80% 5
East Yorkshire +4 2 - -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 122 (62.56%) Cisco
2 75 (38.46%) F5
3 50 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
4 48 (24.62%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (24.62%) Windows
5 38 (19.49%) CheckPoint
6 36 (18.46%) CCNP
7 32 (16.41%) Windows Server
8 31 (15.90%) Load Balancing
8 31 (15.90%) LAN
8 31 (15.90%) Finance
9 29 (14.87%) Cisco Nexus
10 28 (14.36%) WAN
10 28 (14.36%) Active Directory
10 28 (14.36%) VPN
11 27 (13.85%) DNS
11 27 (13.85%) CCNA
11 27 (13.85%) ITIL
12 26 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 26 (13.33%) Network Security
13 25 (12.82%) Wireless
14 24 (12.31%) Linux
15 23 (11.79%) Palo Alto
16 22 (11.28%) VMware
16 22 (11.28%) HTTP
17 21 (10.77%) TCP/IP
17 21 (10.77%) SSL
18 20 (10.26%) DevOps
18 20 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
19 19 (9.74%) Puppet

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 13 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.08%) IIS
4 3 (1.54%) Apache
5 2 (1.03%) CloudStack
5 2 (1.03%) Confluence
5 2 (1.03%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.51%) JBoss
6 1 (0.51%) Liferay
6 1 (0.51%) nginx
6 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.56%) MS Office
3 4 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.13%) Akamai
4 7 (3.59%) Office 365
5 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
2 31 (15.90%) LAN
3 29 (14.87%) Cisco Nexus
4 28 (14.36%) VPN
4 28 (14.36%) WAN
5 27 (13.85%) DNS
6 26 (13.33%) Network Security
7 25 (12.82%) Wireless
8 22 (11.28%) HTTP
9 21 (10.77%) SSL
9 21 (10.77%) TCP/IP
10 19 (9.74%) IPsec
11 18 (9.23%) DHCP
11 18 (9.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 18 (9.23%) VLAN
12 15 (7.69%) Internet
13 13 (6.67%) BGP
14 12 (6.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 9 (4.62%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (4.62%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.03%) MySQL
5 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.51%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.59%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (3.59%) TeamCity
3 4 (2.05%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.54%) Metasploit
4 3 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.03%) GoCD
5 2 (1.03%) JIRA
5 2 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.51%) git-flow
6 1 (0.51%) Gitweb
General
1 31 (15.90%) Finance
2 18 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.56%) Banking
3 5 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (0.51%) Advertising
4 1 (0.51%) International Banking
4 1 (0.51%) Legal
4 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (32.82%) Network Engineer
2 23 (11.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 21 (10.77%) Analyst
3 21 (10.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 14 (7.18%) Consultant
4 14 (7.18%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (6.15%) Administrator
5 12 (6.15%) Support Engineer
6 10 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (5.13%) Team Leader
7 9 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (4.10%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (4.10%) Network Team Leader
9 7 (3.59%) Architect
9 7 (3.59%) Firewall Engineer
9 7 (3.59%) Lead Network Engineer
9 7 (3.59%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.59%) Security Engineer
10 6 (3.08%) Information Security Specialist
10 6 (3.08%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.05%) 802.1X
1 4 (2.05%) REST
1 4 (2.05%) Web Services
2 3 (1.54%) .NET
2 3 (1.54%) SOAP
2 3 (1.54%) Velocity
3 1 (0.51%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.51%) CSS
3 1 (0.51%) HTML
3 1 (0.51%) J2EE
3 1 (0.51%) LAMP
3 1 (0.51%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.51%) Node.js
3 1 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.51%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.64%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (2.56%) Cyber Attack
3 5 (2.56%) Driving Licence
3 5 (2.56%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.05%) Replication
4 4 (2.05%) VCE vBlock
5 3 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (1.54%) User Experience
6 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.03%) PKI
7 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.51%) NHS
7 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (24.62%) Windows
2 32 (16.41%) Windows Server
3 24 (12.31%) Linux
4 20 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (9.74%) Unix
6 13 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.05%) Android
9 3 (1.54%) CentOS
10 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.51%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.90%) Load Balancing
2 27 (13.85%) ITIL
3 20 (10.26%) DevOps
4 18 (9.23%) SIEM
5 16 (8.21%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (7.18%) Migration
8 12 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (6.15%) Use Case
9 10 (5.13%) Anomaly Detection
10 9 (4.62%) High Availability
10 9 (4.62%) Information Security
11 8 (4.10%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (3.59%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.59%) Network Design
13 6 (3.08%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (3.08%) Performance Management
13 6 (3.08%) Project Management
13 6 (3.08%) Service Delivery
13 6 (3.08%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.10%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.59%) Python
3 6 (3.08%) SQL
4 5 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.05%) Java
5 4 (2.05%) PHP
5 4 (2.05%) Ruby
6 3 (1.54%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.03%) Perl
8 1 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (24.62%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (18.46%) CCNP
3 27 (13.85%) CCNA
4 17 (8.72%) Security Cleared
5 16 (8.21%) CCIE
6 13 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 8 (4.10%) CCSE
8 6 (3.08%) MCSE
8 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (2.56%) CCSP
9 5 (2.56%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.54%) CCSA
10 3 (1.54%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (1.03%) AWS Certification
11 2 (1.03%) CCA
11 2 (1.03%) CISA
11 2 (1.03%) CISM
11 2 (1.03%) CISSP
11 2 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.03%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.62%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.03%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.51%) GPG13
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (14.36%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.62%) VMware ESX
4 8 (4.10%) Docker
5 6 (3.08%) vSphere
6 5 (2.56%) vCloud
6 5 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.05%) Firmware
7 4 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.03%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.03%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.03%) VMware GSX
8 2 (1.03%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.03%) Xen
8 2 (1.03%) XenServer
9 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.51%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.51%) Squid
9 1 (0.51%) XenApp
9 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (9.74%) Puppet
2 12 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (5.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (3.08%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.56%) Ansible
5 5 (2.56%) NetVault Backup
5 5 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.56%) SCCM
5 5 (2.56%) SCOM
6 4 (2.05%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (2.05%) Nexpose
6 4 (2.05%) OpenView
6 4 (2.05%) vRealize
6 4 (2.05%) WSUS
7 3 (1.54%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.54%) Nessus
7 3 (1.54%) Nmap
8 2 (1.03%) Salt
9 1 (0.51%) Graylog
9 1 (0.51%) Icinga
Vendors
1 122 (62.56%) Cisco
2 75 (38.46%) F5
3 38 (19.49%) CheckPoint
4 26 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 23 (11.79%) Palo Alto
6 22 (11.28%) VMware
7 16 (8.21%) Citrix
8 15 (7.69%) Blue Coat
8 15 (7.69%) Juniper
8 15 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 10 (5.13%) Brocade
9 10 (5.13%) HP
9 10 (5.13%) Intel Security
10 9 (4.62%) Symantec
11 8 (4.10%) Sourcefire
12 7 (3.59%) Fortinet
13 6 (3.08%) Extreme Networks
14 5 (2.56%) ArcSight
14 5 (2.56%) Aruba
14 5 (2.56%) Samsung
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