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 3 months to 28 June 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 / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 24 27
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 17 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.07% 5.88% 5.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.37% 32.50% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 16
Median daily rate £350 £420 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +49.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £32.75 £22.75
% change year-on-year +3.05% +43.95%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 67 80 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 20.00% 18.10% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 51 30
Median daily rate £380 £500 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.00% +81.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £213 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 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
Sheffield -2 11 £425 +2.40% 1
Doncaster -4 4 £325 -26.13%
Firewall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 15 (57.69%) Cisco
2 13 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (38.46%) DNS
4 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
4 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
4 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
4 9 (34.62%) F5
5 8 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (30.77%) Linux
5 8 (30.77%) DHCP
5 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 7 (26.92%) LAN
6 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
6 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
7 6 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (23.08%) XenApp
7 6 (23.08%) NetApp
7 6 (23.08%) HP
7 6 (23.08%) Dell
7 6 (23.08%) IBM
7 6 (23.08%) WAN
7 6 (23.08%) LDAP
7 6 (23.08%) Back Office
7 6 (23.08%) Data ONTAP
8 5 (19.23%) Information Security
8 5 (19.23%) CCNP
8 5 (19.23%) CCNA
9 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
9 4 (15.38%) Internet

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 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) DNS
2 8 (30.77%) DHCP
2 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 7 (26.92%) LAN
4 6 (23.08%) LDAP
4 6 (23.08%) WAN
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (15.38%) Internet
6 2 (7.69%) Network Security
6 2 (7.69%) VPN
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.85%) DMZ
7 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (3.85%) OSPF
7 1 (3.85%) SAN
7 1 (3.85%) SNMP
7 1 (3.85%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) GoCD
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
1 3 (11.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (23.08%) Back Office
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Server Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Security Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) IT Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Server Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (11.54%) Unix
4 3 (11.54%) Windows NT
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
3 5 (19.23%) Information Security
4 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.54%) Change Management
5 3 (11.54%) Computer Security
5 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) High Availability
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Security Operations
5 3 (11.54%) SIEM
5 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) Network Design
6 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
1 3 (11.54%) Python
1 3 (11.54%) Ruby
2 1 (3.85%) PHP
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (19.23%) CCNA
3 5 (19.23%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (3.85%) CCSP
4 1 (3.85%) CISA
4 1 (3.85%) CISSP
4 1 (3.85%) IISP
4 1 (3.85%) ISSAP
4 1 (3.85%) ISSEP
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (23.08%) XenApp
3 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) FortiGate
2 3 (11.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (11.54%) Puppet
2 3 (11.54%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) CSIRT
3 1 (3.85%) QRadar
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) F5
3 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
4 6 (23.08%) Dell
4 6 (23.08%) HP
4 6 (23.08%) IBM
4 6 (23.08%) NetApp
5 4 (15.38%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (11.54%) Atlassian
6 3 (11.54%) VMware
7 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.85%) EMC
7 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
South Yorkshire
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Rate: £325 per day
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