Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 54 71
Rank change year-on-year -29 +17 +1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 53 107 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.34% 4.08% 2.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.29% 28.08% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 48 63
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £308 £286 £277
90th Percentile £529 £529 £438
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Leeds median hourly rate - £25.00 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

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 249 381 424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.98% 14.53% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 224 286
Leeds median daily rate £430 £403 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.83% +6.62% +11.85%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £263
90th Percentile £556 £550 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +13.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 10
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -36.47% -5.56%
10th Percentile £11.03 £10.20 £11.10
90th Percentile £31.70 £21.93 £53.55
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year +5.19% -12.08% -16.13%

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 November 2017.

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 November 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 28 (52.83%) Cisco
2 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.30%) Linux
4 14 (26.42%) VMware
4 14 (26.42%) Network Security
5 13 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (22.64%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
8 9 (16.98%) McAfee
8 9 (16.98%) DNS
8 9 (16.98%) Windows
8 9 (16.98%) F5
8 9 (16.98%) DevOps
9 8 (15.09%) Information Security
9 8 (15.09%) Load Balancing
10 7 (13.21%) Reverse Proxy
10 7 (13.21%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (13.21%) CCNP
10 7 (13.21%) Citrix
10 7 (13.21%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
11 6 (11.32%) vSphere
11 6 (11.32%) Change Control
11 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (11.32%) CheckPoint
11 6 (11.32%) CCNA
11 6 (11.32%) BGP
11 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange

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 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) nginx
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) Office 365
2 3 (5.66%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.89%) Akamai
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.89%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) Network Security
2 12 (22.64%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (16.98%) DNS
4 7 (13.21%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (11.32%) BGP
6 5 (9.43%) EIGRP
6 5 (9.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (9.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (7.55%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (7.55%) LAN
7 4 (7.55%) SNMP
7 4 (7.55%) WAN
8 3 (5.66%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (5.66%) SAN
8 3 (5.66%) SSH
8 3 (5.66%) SSL
8 3 (5.66%) VPN
9 2 (3.77%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (3.77%) MQTT
9 2 (3.77%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) Redis
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (3.77%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.89%) Maven
5 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (15.09%) Cisco Engineer
1 8 (15.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 8 (15.09%) Network Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Security Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Technical Leader
4 5 (9.43%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Information Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Security Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) JDBC
2 2 (3.77%) LAMP
2 2 (3.77%) Middleware
2 2 (3.77%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.89%) J2EE
3 1 (1.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Clustering
1 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
1 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) DataPower
3 2 (3.77%) Replication
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) BYOD
4 1 (1.89%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Linux
2 9 (16.98%) Windows
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.55%) Unix
5 2 (3.77%) AIX
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) DevOps
2 8 (15.09%) Information Security
2 8 (15.09%) Load Balancing
3 7 (13.21%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (13.21%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (11.32%) Change Control
5 5 (9.43%) Information Assurance
6 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.55%) Migration
6 4 (7.55%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (7.55%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (7.55%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (7.55%) Service Management
7 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.66%) Release Management
7 3 (5.66%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (5.66%) Task Automation
8 2 (3.77%) High Availability
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) Java
2 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.66%) Perl
3 3 (5.66%) PHP
3 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.66%) Python
4 2 (3.77%) Ruby
5 1 (1.89%) Groovy
5 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (13.21%) CCNP
3 6 (11.32%) CCNA
4 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) CCSA
5 1 (1.89%) CCSE
5 1 (1.89%) CCSM
5 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.89%) MCSA
5 1 (1.89%) MCSE
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.32%) vSphere
4 5 (9.43%) Docker
5 4 (7.55%) VMware NSX
6 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.77%) iptables
7 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.77%) VirtualBox
7 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (9.43%) FortiGate
3 4 (7.55%) SCCM
3 4 (7.55%) WMI
4 3 (5.66%) Ansible
4 3 (5.66%) Nagios
4 3 (5.66%) Puppet
4 3 (5.66%) WSUS
5 2 (3.77%) CFEngine
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Salt
5 2 (3.77%) SmoothWall
5 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.89%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 28 (52.83%) Cisco
2 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.42%) VMware
4 9 (16.98%) F5
4 9 (16.98%) McAfee
5 7 (13.21%) Citrix
6 6 (11.32%) CheckPoint
7 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.55%) Fortinet
8 4 (7.55%) Intel
9 3 (5.66%) Juniper
9 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.66%) Splunk
10 2 (3.77%) Dell
10 2 (3.77%) HP
10 2 (3.77%) IBM
10 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.77%) Veeam
11 1 (1.89%) Capita
11 1 (1.89%) Oracle