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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 62 57
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 26 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.59% 2.66% 2.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.41% 23.75% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 27
Median daily rate £463 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.62% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £346 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £12.10 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.02% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.44 £20.63 £27.50
% change year-on-year -5.75% -25.00%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 116 160 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 11.55% 11.20% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 103 116
Median daily rate £425 £369 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.25% +13.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.30 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.86% -59.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Leeds over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Leeds

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Leeds

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 33 (54.10%) Cisco
2 25 (40.98%) F5
3 17 (27.87%) VPN
3 17 (27.87%) Windows
4 15 (24.59%) Palo Alto
5 14 (22.95%) IPsec
6 13 (21.31%) Data Centre
7 12 (19.67%) Windows Server
7 12 (19.67%) VMware
7 12 (19.67%) LAN
7 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
7 12 (19.67%) VLAN
7 12 (19.67%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (18.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (18.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 11 (18.03%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
9 10 (16.39%) DevOps
9 10 (16.39%) Puppet
10 9 (14.75%) PCI DSS
10 9 (14.75%) Network Security
10 9 (14.75%) CCNP
10 9 (14.75%) Citrix
10 9 (14.75%) Internet
10 9 (14.75%) Finance
11 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
11 8 (13.11%) WAN
11 8 (13.11%) Linux
11 8 (13.11%) SQL

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 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.28%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.64%) JBoss
4 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Office 365
2 7 (11.48%) Akamai
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.64%) IaaS
4 1 (1.64%) PaaS
4 1 (1.64%) SaaS
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.87%) VPN
2 14 (22.95%) IPsec
3 12 (19.67%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (19.67%) LAN
3 12 (19.67%) VLAN
4 11 (18.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 11 (18.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (14.75%) Internet
5 9 (14.75%) Network Security
6 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
6 8 (13.11%) WAN
7 7 (11.48%) DNS
8 6 (9.84%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (9.84%) HTTP
8 6 (9.84%) SSL
9 5 (8.20%) BGP
9 5 (8.20%) EIGRP
9 5 (8.20%) WLAN
10 4 (6.56%) LDAP
10 4 (6.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Big Data
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.64%) GitLab
2 1 (1.64%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Law
2 3 (4.92%) Marketing
2 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Electronics
3 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Network Engineer
2 13 (21.31%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (21.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Team Leader
4 8 (13.11%) Network Team Leader
5 7 (11.48%) Lead Network Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Security Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Security Specialist
7 5 (8.20%) Consultant
7 5 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (6.56%) Administrator
8 4 (6.56%) Information Security Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Information Security Specialist
8 4 (6.56%) Information Specialist
8 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) REST
1 4 (6.56%) SOAP
2 2 (3.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (6.56%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.56%) DataPower
3 4 (6.56%) Driving Licence
3 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.56%) Private Cloud
3 4 (6.56%) Replication
3 4 (6.56%) User Experience
3 4 (6.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) iPad
4 1 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Windows
2 12 (19.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (13.11%) Linux
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.92%) Unix
7 2 (3.28%) CatOS
8 1 (1.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) DevOps
2 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (9.84%) High Availability
4 5 (8.20%) ITIL
4 5 (8.20%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.56%) Change Control
5 4 (6.56%) Data Analysis
5 4 (6.56%) Information Security
5 4 (6.56%) Performance Management
5 4 (6.56%) Workflow
5 4 (6.56%) Workflow Development
6 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.92%) Migration
6 3 (4.92%) People Management
6 3 (4.92%) Scrum
7 2 (3.28%) Identity Management
7 2 (3.28%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.28%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) SQL
2 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
2 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.92%) Python
4 2 (3.28%) Ruby
4 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.64%) C#
5 1 (1.64%) Korn
5 1 (1.64%) PHP
5 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.75%) CCNP
3 5 (8.20%) CCNA
4 4 (6.56%) PCI QSA
5 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.28%) CCA
6 2 (3.28%) CCIE
6 2 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.28%) MCSE
6 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.64%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) GPG13
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.84%) vSphere
3 5 (8.20%) vCloud
4 4 (6.56%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.28%) Docker
5 2 (3.28%) Firmware
5 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.28%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.28%) VMware GSX
5 2 (3.28%) VMware Server
5 2 (3.28%) XenServer
6 1 (1.64%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) Puppet
2 6 (9.84%) FortiGate
3 4 (6.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (6.56%) HP UCMDB
3 4 (6.56%) OPNET
3 4 (6.56%) vRealize
4 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (54.10%) Cisco
2 25 (40.98%) F5
3 15 (24.59%) Palo Alto
4 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (19.67%) VMware
5 9 (14.75%) Citrix
6 8 (13.11%) Fortinet
7 5 (8.20%) Blue Coat
7 5 (8.20%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
7 5 (8.20%) Splunk
8 4 (6.56%) BMC
8 4 (6.56%) HP
8 4 (6.56%) IBM
8 4 (6.56%) Motorola
8 4 (6.56%) Sophos
8 4 (6.56%) TippingPoint
9 3 (4.92%) Nokia
9 3 (4.92%) Novell
9 3 (4.92%) Oracle
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