The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Firewall
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 23 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 3.19% 2.03% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 18.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £313 £620 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.59% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year -9.43% +50.00%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 17 16 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 18.09% 10.81% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Median daily rate £313 £538 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.86% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 £11.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.74% -5.96%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing Firewall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Bradford

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Firewall in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Bradford

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall in Bradford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Bradford

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) IIS
3 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) SMTP
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) FTP
3 4 (40.00%) HTTP
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) HTTPS
3 4 (40.00%) SSL
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Telnet
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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 4 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) FTP
2 4 (40.00%) HTTP
2 4 (40.00%) HTTPS
2 4 (40.00%) SMTP
2 4 (40.00%) SSL
2 4 (40.00%) Telnet
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Designer
1 2 (20.00%) Implementation Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Project Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Brocade
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) EqualLogic
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (10.00%) 3Com
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) HP