Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 36 32
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 -5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 24 48 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.52% 4.96% 4.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.52% 25.26% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 31
Sheffield median daily rate £563 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.93% +29.23% +18.18%
10th Percentile £325 £284 £205
90th Percentile £609 £482 £488
South Yorkshire median daily rate £495 £413 £300
% change year-on-year +20.00% +37.50% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate £23.08 - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 - -

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 Sheffield with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 137 190 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 20.09% 19.65% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 111 102
Sheffield median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £250 £305 £183
90th Percentile £638 £575 £526
South Yorkshire median daily rate £435 £435 £330
% change year-on-year - +31.82% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Sheffield median hourly rate £23.08 £45.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.72% +264.37% -66.16%
10th Percentile £19.60 £12.43 £9.20
90th Percentile £39.48 £47.50 £43.80
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £21.50 £12.35
% change year-on-year +7.33% +74.09% -38.54%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Sheffield

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Sheffield

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Sheffield over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Sheffield

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Sheffield

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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 15 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (50.00%) Information Security
3 11 (45.83%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 11 (45.83%) Threat Intelligence
4 10 (41.67%) Finance
5 9 (37.50%) Windows
5 9 (37.50%) Client/Server
5 9 (37.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 8 (33.33%) SIEM
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco
6 8 (33.33%) Banking
7 6 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (25.00%) SMS
7 6 (25.00%) HTTP
7 6 (25.00%) Use Case
7 6 (25.00%) Anomaly Detection
7 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
7 6 (25.00%) Threat Detection
7 6 (25.00%) CSIRT
7 6 (25.00%) QRadar
8 5 (20.83%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 5 (20.83%) Metasploit
8 5 (20.83%) DNS
8 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
8 5 (20.83%) Nessus
8 5 (20.83%) Nmap
9 4 (16.67%) CISSP
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (16.67%) Linux

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) HTTP
1 6 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (25.00%) SMS
2 5 (20.83%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) DMZ
3 3 (12.50%) Internet
3 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (4.17%) DHCP
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Metasploit
2 1 (4.17%) GoCD
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Incident Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Information Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (20.83%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Unix
3 3 (12.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (50.00%) Information Security
3 11 (45.83%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 11 (45.83%) Threat Intelligence
4 8 (33.33%) SIEM
5 6 (25.00%) Anomaly Detection
5 6 (25.00%) Threat Detection
5 6 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
5 6 (25.00%) Use Case
6 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Computer Security
7 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 2 (8.33%) Change Management
8 2 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
8 2 (8.33%) High Availability
8 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
8 2 (8.33%) Investment Management
8 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.17%) Python
1 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (8.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (8.33%) CCNA
2 2 (8.33%) CCSP
2 2 (8.33%) CEH
2 2 (8.33%) CISM
2 2 (8.33%) CRISC
2 2 (8.33%) IISP
2 2 (8.33%) ISSAP
2 2 (8.33%) ISSEP
2 2 (8.33%) SSCP
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) CCSA
3 1 (4.17%) CCSE
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) ProxySG
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (25.00%) CSIRT
2 6 (25.00%) QRadar
3 5 (20.83%) Nessus
3 5 (20.83%) Nmap
4 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (8.33%) Symantec
3 2 (8.33%) Varonis
4 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.17%) Dell
4 1 (4.17%) F5
4 1 (4.17%) HP