Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 48 34
Rank change year-on-year -2 -14 -14
Contract jobs citing Firewall 27 27 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.84% 3.42% 5.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.11% 17.20% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 27
South Yorkshire median daily rate £406 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -18.75% +39.13%
10th Percentile £257 £191 £159
90th Percentile £497 £465 £460
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £21.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +31.82% +24.53%

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 206 157 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 21.64% 19.90% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 83 105
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% +45.45%
10th Percentile £256 £203 £170
90th Percentile £575 £575 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 4
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -11.11% -18.18%
10th Percentile £19.01 £10.75 £12.45
90th Percentile £64.50 £15.00 £22.10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -25.33%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018. 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 +3 22 £413 +13.79% 5
Doncaster +2 3 £493 +51.54% 1
Firewall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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 19 (70.37%) Cisco
2 12 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 11 (40.74%) Finance
4 10 (37.04%) VMware
4 10 (37.04%) F5
5 9 (33.33%) CCNA
5 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (29.63%) Windows
6 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
7 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
7 7 (25.93%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 6 (22.22%) Dell
8 6 (22.22%) Internet
8 6 (22.22%) Symantec
8 6 (22.22%) Blue Coat
8 6 (22.22%) ProxySG
9 5 (18.52%) Information Security
9 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (18.52%) Banking
9 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
9 5 (18.52%) CCNP
9 5 (18.52%) EMC
9 5 (18.52%) Juniper
9 5 (18.52%) NetApp
9 5 (18.52%) DNS
9 5 (18.52%) Linux
9 5 (18.52%) Python
9 5 (18.52%) Client/Server

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 3 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) GitHub
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Internet
1 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) LAN
2 5 (18.52%) Network Security
2 5 (18.52%) WAN
3 4 (14.81%) VPN
4 3 (11.11%) BGP
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (7.41%) IPv6
5 2 (7.41%) Junos
5 2 (7.41%) MPLS
5 2 (7.41%) OSPF
5 2 (7.41%) VoIP
5 2 (7.41%) Wireless
6 1 (3.70%) IPsec
6 1 (3.70%) Sourcefire
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Blue Coat Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Incident Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Python Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Security Incident Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Network Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Security Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Client/Server
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
1 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (18.52%) Change Control
2 5 (18.52%) Information Security
2 5 (18.52%) Investment Management
2 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.11%) DevOps
3 3 (11.11%) Network Design
3 3 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (7.41%) Cloud Operations
4 2 (7.41%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) Validation
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 5 (18.52%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) CCNA
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
4 5 (18.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware NSX
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Ansible
1 5 (18.52%) QRadar
2 4 (14.81%) FortiGate
3 2 (7.41%) Puppet
4 1 (3.70%) vRealize
4 1 (3.70%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco
2 12 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 10 (37.04%) F5
3 10 (37.04%) VMware
4 6 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 6 (22.22%) Dell
4 6 (22.22%) Symantec
5 5 (18.52%) EMC
5 5 (18.52%) Juniper
5 5 (18.52%) NetApp
5 5 (18.52%) Splunk
6 4 (14.81%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (7.41%) Centrify
7 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.70%) HP
8 1 (3.70%) Infoblox
8 1 (3.70%) Microsoft