The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 April 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
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 25 24
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 4.19% 6.28% 6.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.43% 31.71% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 15
Median daily rate £450 £325 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £263 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £363 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.22 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -11.38% -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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 23 41 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 13.77% 19.81% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 39
Median daily rate £350 £278 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.12% -30.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £348 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £341
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
Median hourly rate £11.50 £21.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.88% +63.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +4.16%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 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 North Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in North Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in North Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in North Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in North Yorkshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Selby - 2 £688 -
York +13 1 £338 +12.50% 3
Firewall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) Wireless
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (50.00%) F5
4 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (40.00%) ITIL
4 8 (40.00%) WAN
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (35.00%) Network Security
6 6 (30.00%) Internet
6 6 (30.00%) CCNA
6 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) VPN
7 5 (25.00%) Symantec
7 5 (25.00%) LAN
7 5 (25.00%) Sourcefire
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 5 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 4 (20.00%) 802.1X
8 4 (20.00%) FireEye
8 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (20.00%) Nexpose
8 4 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 4 (20.00%) GFI Software
8 4 (20.00%) Rapid7
8 4 (20.00%) LogRhythm
8 4 (20.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment

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Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) IaaS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) PaaS
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Wireless
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (40.00%) WAN
4 7 (35.00%) Network Security
5 6 (30.00%) Internet
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (25.00%) LAN
6 5 (25.00%) VPN
7 4 (20.00%) DHCP
7 4 (20.00%) DNS
7 4 (20.00%) SSL
7 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.00%) BGP
8 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
8 3 (15.00%) IPsec
8 3 (15.00%) ISDN
8 3 (15.00%) PSTN
8 3 (15.00%) VoIP
9 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Law
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Information Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Security Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Telephony Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) IT Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Network Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) ICT Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (20.00%) Information Security
3 4 (20.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 4 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.00%) High Availability
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Network Design
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) SIEM
6 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) CCNP
4 3 (15.00%) CCSA
4 3 (15.00%) CCSE
4 3 (15.00%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Nexpose
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.00%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) F5
3 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 5 (25.00%) Symantec
5 4 (20.00%) ArcSight
5 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 4 (20.00%) FireEye
5 4 (20.00%) GFI Software
5 4 (20.00%) Intel Security
5 4 (20.00%) Juniper
5 4 (20.00%) LogRhythm
5 4 (20.00%) Rapid7
5 4 (20.00%) TippingPoint
6 3 (15.00%) Infoblox
6 3 (15.00%) Red Box
6 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) VMware
8 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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