Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 23 June 2018 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
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 62 55
Rank change year-on-year -26 -7 +11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 66 69 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.61% 3.26% 3.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.33% 26.85% 31.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 56
Leeds median daily rate £488 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% +6.18% +14.36%
10th Percentile £363 £308 £313
90th Percentile £575 £550 £517
West Yorkshire median daily rate £460 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +9.46% -1.18% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Leeds median hourly rate - £23.63 £12.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +95.31% -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £21.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +50.00% -

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 225 257 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 8.90% 12.16% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 141 231
Leeds median daily rate £475 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% +1.82% +17.86%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £291
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 16
Leeds median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £10.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +135.85% -47.00%
10th Percentile £16.35 £14.80 £10.20
90th Percentile £47.75 £35.35 £19.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.20 £19.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -14.74% +58.33% -58.06%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Leeds

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Leeds

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Leeds

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 23 (34.85%) Linux
1 23 (34.85%) Cisco
2 19 (28.79%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (24.24%) Windows
3 16 (24.24%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (22.73%) Data Centre
4 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (22.73%) Security Cleared
4 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 15 (22.73%) Information Security
5 14 (21.21%) VMware
5 14 (21.21%) Network Security
6 13 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (18.18%) Nessus
8 11 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 11 (16.67%) Hadoop
8 11 (16.67%) SIEM
9 10 (15.15%) Big Data
9 10 (15.15%) PowerShell
9 10 (15.15%) VPN
10 9 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (13.64%) Python
10 9 (13.64%) BC Cleared
10 9 (13.64%) Puppet
10 9 (13.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 8 (12.12%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (12.12%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (12.12%) CA
11 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (12.12%) Windows Server

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 8 (12.12%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
3 1 (1.52%) CloudStack
3 1 (1.52%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (12.12%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.06%) IaaS
5 2 (3.03%) Office 365
6 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.52%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (1.52%) PaaS
6 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.79%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (21.21%) Network Security
3 10 (15.15%) VPN
4 5 (7.58%) BGP
4 5 (7.58%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (7.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (6.06%) Cisco Firepower
5 4 (6.06%) HTTP
5 4 (6.06%) NAS
5 4 (6.06%) OSPF
5 4 (6.06%) SAN
6 3 (4.55%) DNS
6 3 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (4.55%) MPLS
7 2 (3.03%) IPsec
7 2 (3.03%) Kerberos
7 2 (3.03%) LAN
7 2 (3.03%) NetScreen
7 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 10 (15.15%) Big Data
3 3 (4.55%) MySQL
3 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.03%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.03%) CouchDB
4 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.52%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Metasploit
1 4 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.03%) JIRA
2 2 (3.03%) JUnit
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Games
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Architect
2 12 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Network Architect
4 9 (13.64%) Network Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Security Architect
6 6 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Lead Architect
8 4 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Security Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Security Consultant
10 2 (3.03%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) RESTful
2 2 (3.03%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) Grails
2 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.03%) LDAP
2 2 (3.03%) Spring
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.06%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) PKI
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.85%) Linux
2 16 (24.24%) Windows
3 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.03%) CentOS
4 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.52%) AIX
5 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (22.73%) Information Security
3 11 (16.67%) SIEM
4 9 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (13.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.61%) Change Control
6 7 (10.61%) Privileged Access Management
7 6 (9.09%) Migration
8 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.58%) Security Operations
9 4 (6.06%) DevOps
9 4 (6.06%) High Availability
9 4 (6.06%) Information Management
9 4 (6.06%) Load Balancing
9 4 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (4.55%) Data Protection
10 3 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.55%) Identity Management
10 3 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) PowerShell
2 9 (13.64%) Python
3 3 (4.55%) SQL
4 2 (3.03%) Groovy
4 2 (3.03%) Java
4 2 (3.03%) Scala
5 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.64%) BC Cleared
3 6 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.09%) CISSP
3 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.58%) CEH
5 4 (6.06%) CCNA
6 3 (4.55%) CCSA
7 2 (3.03%) CCNP
7 2 (3.03%) CCSP
8 1 (1.52%) CCDP
8 1 (1.52%) CCSE
8 1 (1.52%) CISM
8 1 (1.52%) GCED
8 1 (1.52%) GCIA
8 1 (1.52%) GIAC
8 1 (1.52%) GSEC
8 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.52%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.03%) SLA
4 1 (1.52%) QA
4 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.03%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.52%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.52%) KVM
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.52%) vSphere
4 1 (1.52%) Xen
4 1 (1.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (18.18%) Nessus
2 9 (13.64%) Puppet
3 6 (9.09%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (6.06%) CSIRT
4 4 (6.06%) Nmap
5 3 (4.55%) Ansible
6 2 (3.03%) QRadar
7 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.52%) SCCM
7 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.52%) vMotion
7 1 (1.52%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Cisco
2 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 14 (21.21%) VMware
4 11 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 8 (12.12%) CA
6 7 (10.61%) CyberArk
6 7 (10.61%) McAfee
6 7 (10.61%) Splunk
7 6 (9.09%) F5
8 3 (4.55%) Fortinet
8 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.03%) Cloudera
9 2 (3.03%) HP
9 2 (3.03%) Juniper
10 1 (1.52%) CommVault
10 1 (1.52%) Google
10 1 (1.52%) Intel
10 1 (1.52%) Qualys
10 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.52%) WatchGuard