Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South 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 6 months to 17 August 2019 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 > South Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 48 39
Rank change year-on-year -16 -9 -2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 21 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.98% 3.14% 4.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.91% 15.79% 23.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 25
South Yorkshire median daily rate £280 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.12% +8.55% -5.00%
10th Percentile £210 £330 £298
90th Percentile £427 £501 £573
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £444 £420
% change year-on-year -15.49% +5.65% +4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.55 £17.41 £24.50
% change year-on-year +23.75% -28.94% +53.13%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 132 190 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 12.43% 19.92% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 145 83
South Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £400 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -8.05% +4.82%
10th Percentile £150 £191 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £635
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £415 £420
% change year-on-year -3.61% -1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 6
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.29% +174.51% -43.33%
10th Percentile £15.25 £17.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £30.25 £59.00 £14.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.20
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.76% +2.53%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in South Yorkshire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in South Yorkshire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in South Yorkshire

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in South Yorkshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -22 14 £300 -27.27% 6
Doncaster -3 2 £318 -35.53% 1
Firewall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 12 (57.14%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (42.86%) WAN
4 8 (38.10%) LAN
4 8 (38.10%) CCNP
5 7 (33.33%) CCNA
5 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 6 (28.57%) F5
6 6 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) Palo Alto
7 5 (23.81%) Juniper
8 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
8 4 (19.05%) Windows
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 3 (14.29%) Network Security
9 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
9 3 (14.29%) Degree
9 3 (14.29%) Office 365
9 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco Firepower
9 3 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (14.29%) SLA
9 3 (14.29%) OSPF
9 3 (14.29%) BGP

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 (9.52%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Office 365
3 2 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) WAN
2 8 (38.10%) LAN
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (14.29%) BGP
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Firepower
4 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (14.29%) Network Security
4 3 (14.29%) OSPF
4 3 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (9.52%) BIG-IP
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (9.52%) EIGRP
5 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
5 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.76%) DNS
6 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (4.76%) IPsec
6 1 (4.76%) Skype
6 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Design Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Network Design Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Software Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Software Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
1 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (9.52%) Architecture Roadmap
2 2 (9.52%) Change Management
2 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
2 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (9.52%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Network Design
2 2 (9.52%) Network Segmentation
2 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
2 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
2 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C#
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (38.10%) CCNP
3 7 (33.33%) CCNA
3 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (9.52%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) GDPR
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) F5
3 5 (23.81%) Juniper
3 5 (23.81%) Palo Alto
4 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.52%) ForeScout
5 2 (9.52%) Google
5 2 (9.52%) IronPort
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.76%) Sun