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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 47 74 46
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -28
Contract jobs citing Firewall 114 47 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.87% 2.01% 4.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.54% 16.26% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 20 37
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£325 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £236 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £401 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -17.77%
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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
414 289 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.05% 12.33% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 152 186
Average daily rate £300 £385 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.35 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.71% -60.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £10.00 £12.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.25 £22.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -28.00%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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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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 +23 67 £350 +22.80% 31
South Yorkshire -4 22 £281 - 4
North Yorkshire -3 11 £325 -18.80% 3
East Yorkshire - 3 £425 - 2
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 126 (58.33%) Cisco
2 74 (34.26%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (29.63%) Windows
3 64 (29.63%) Linux
4 63 (29.17%) CCNP
5 57 (26.39%) VMware
6 51 (23.61%) CheckPoint
6 51 (23.61%) F5
7 47 (21.76%) WAN
8 46 (21.30%) DNS
9 45 (20.83%) Load Balancing
10 42 (19.44%) CCNA
10 42 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
11 41 (18.98%) ITIL
12 39 (18.06%) Oracle
12 39 (18.06%) Network Security
13 37 (17.13%) Microsoft
13 37 (17.13%) UNIX
14 36 (16.67%) LAN
15 33 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
16 32 (14.81%) SQL
16 32 (14.81%) HP
17 29 (13.43%) Red Hat
17 29 (13.43%) SQL Server
18 28 (12.96%) Migration
18 28 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 27 (12.50%) IIS
19 27 (12.50%) NetApp
19 27 (12.50%) BGP
20 26 (12.04%) SAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (12.50%) IIS
2 22 (10.19%) JBoss
3 19 (8.80%) SharePoint
4 16 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (5.09%) Apache
5 11 (5.09%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.24%) Node.js
7 5 (2.31%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.46%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.46%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 9 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.39%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 47 (21.76%) WAN
2 46 (21.30%) DNS
3 42 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
4 39 (18.06%) Network Security
5 36 (16.67%) LAN
6 27 (12.50%) BGP
7 26 (12.04%) SAN
7 26 (12.04%) BIG-IP
7 26 (12.04%) DHCP
7 26 (12.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 24 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 24 (11.11%) MPLS
8 24 (11.11%) OSPF
9 23 (10.65%) SSL
10 22 (10.19%) Internet
10 22 (10.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 22 (10.19%) Cisco IOS
11 21 (9.72%) VPN
12 17 (7.87%) LDAP
13 16 (7.41%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (5.56%) MySQL
4 8 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 8 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.24%) Informix
6 6 (2.78%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.46%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.46%) DB2
8 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (9.72%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.24%) JIRA
3 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.46%) QUnit
3 1 (0.46%) JUnit
3 1 (0.46%) JMeter
3 1 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 15 (6.94%) Finance
2 6 (2.78%) Retail
3 3 (1.39%) Retail Banking
3 3 (1.39%) Banking
4 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (27.31%) Network Engineer
2 21 (9.72%) Analyst
3 19 (8.80%) Migration Engineer
4 17 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (5.56%) Security Specialist
5 12 (5.56%) Network Specialist
6 11 (5.09%) Network Security Specialist
7 9 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (4.17%) Consultant
7 9 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (4.17%) Administrator
8 8 (3.70%) Applications Support
9 7 (3.24%) Technical Support
9 7 (3.24%) Developer
9 7 (3.24%) UNIX Engineer
9 7 (3.24%) Java Developer
9 7 (3.24%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (3.24%) Senior UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.57%) .NET
2 16 (7.41%) XML
3 11 (5.09%) Web Services
4 2 (0.93%) Middleware
4 2 (0.93%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (0.93%) JSON
4 2 (0.93%) REST
4 2 (0.93%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.46%) Mustache
5 1 (0.46%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (0.46%) jQuery
5 1 (0.46%) JPA
5 1 (0.46%) Drools
5 1 (0.46%) JRules
5 1 (0.46%) Ajax
5 1 (0.46%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.46%) HTML
5 1 (0.46%) J2EE
5 1 (0.46%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.19%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.87%) Smartcard
3 12 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.09%) Fat Client
4 11 (5.09%) Thin Client
5 9 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (4.17%) IBM XIV
6 8 (3.70%) Clustering
7 7 (3.24%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.31%) Replication
9 4 (1.85%) NHS
9 4 (1.85%) BYOD
10 3 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.93%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.93%) DataPower
12 1 (0.46%) PKI
12 1 (0.46%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.46%) CLARiiON
12 1 (0.46%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 64 (29.63%) Windows
1 64 (29.63%) Linux
2 37 (17.13%) UNIX
3 28 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (8.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (6.94%) Windows 2000 Server
8 13 (6.02%) Windows 2000
9 12 (5.56%) CentOS
10 11 (5.09%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.85%) Android
11 4 (1.85%) Windows Phone
11 4 (1.85%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.83%) Load Balancing
2 41 (18.98%) ITIL
3 28 (12.96%) Migration
4 23 (10.65%) Configuration Management
5 21 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (8.80%) Service Management
7 18 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (7.87%) Workflow
9 16 (7.41%) Incident Management
10 14 (6.48%) TDD
10 14 (6.48%) E-Commerce
11 11 (5.09%) Project Management
12 8 (3.70%) Service Delivery
12 8 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (3.24%) Build Automation
14 6 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
15 5 (2.31%) Network Monitoring
15 5 (2.31%) Line Management
16 4 (1.85%) Mobile Device Management
16 4 (1.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.81%) SQL
2 15 (6.94%) Java
2 15 (6.94%) PowerShell
3 14 (6.48%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.02%) VB
5 12 (5.56%) PHP
6 8 (3.70%) C
7 5 (2.31%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.85%) Lisp
9 1 (0.46%) Python
9 1 (0.46%) C#
9 1 (0.46%) Perl
9 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 74 (34.26%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (29.17%) CCNP
3 42 (19.44%) CCNA
4 18 (8.33%) CCSE
5 10 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (4.17%) MCSE
7 8 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (3.24%) CCIE
9 6 (2.78%) CISSP
9 6 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.78%) Security Cleared
10 5 (2.31%) CCDP
11 3 (1.39%) CCSP
11 3 (1.39%) MCITP
11 3 (1.39%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.93%) Degree
12 2 (0.93%) CCIP
12 2 (0.93%) CEH
12 2 (0.93%) GIAC
13 1 (0.46%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 33 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (10.65%) vSphere
3 15 (6.94%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.78%) NFS
4 6 (2.78%) XenServer
5 5 (2.31%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.39%) Squid
7 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.46%) vCloud
8 1 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.46%) Firmware
8 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (6.02%) Puppet
1 13 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (6.02%) Ansible
2 11 (5.09%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (3.70%) SCCM
3 8 (3.70%) Nagios
3 8 (3.70%) Opsview
3 8 (3.70%) Graphite
3 8 (3.70%) Cacti
4 7 (3.24%) Salt
4 7 (3.24%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.78%) Foglight
6 4 (1.85%) OPNET
6 4 (1.85%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.39%) vMotion
7 3 (1.39%) Rsyslog
7 3 (1.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (0.93%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.93%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 126 (58.33%) Cisco
2 57 (26.39%) VMware
3 51 (23.61%) F5
3 51 (23.61%) CheckPoint
4 39 (18.06%) Oracle
5 37 (17.13%) Microsoft
6 32 (14.81%) HP
7 29 (13.43%) Red Hat
8 27 (12.50%) NetApp
9 22 (10.19%) Blue Coat
10 18 (8.33%) IBM
11 17 (7.87%) EMC
11 17 (7.87%) Infoblox
12 16 (7.41%) Citrix
13 14 (6.48%) Imperva
13 14 (6.48%) Splunk
13 14 (6.48%) SolarWinds
14 11 (5.09%) Juniper
15 7 (3.24%) Veritas
16 6 (2.78%) New Relic
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