Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 40 46
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 -17
Contract jobs citing Firewall 30 29 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.29% 3.50% 3.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.55% 18.24% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 19
South Yorkshire median daily rate £360 £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.43% +50.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £251 £233 £204
90th Percentile £501 £607 £444
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £443 £400
% change year-on-year -3.95% +10.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £23.08 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.33% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £23.08 £20.50
% change year-on-year -30.66% +12.56% +13.89%

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 146 159 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 15.99% 19.20% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 106 121
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £433 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +4.85% +10.00%
10th Percentile £281 £238 £213
90th Percentile £569 £608 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 12
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.75 £23.08 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.08% +4.89% +77.13%
10th Percentile £13.44 £16.71 £13.68
90th Percentile £34.88 £47.05 £46.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.65 £17.00
% change year-on-year +4.44% -13.82% +30.77%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -10 22 £340 -36.74% 7
Doncaster +3 5 £500 +14.94%
Firewall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 16 (53.33%) Cisco
2 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (40.00%) WAN
3 11 (36.67%) LAN
3 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (30.00%) Windows
4 9 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (26.67%) VPN
5 8 (26.67%) Project Management
5 8 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 7 (23.33%) VLAN
6 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (23.33%) VoIP
6 7 (23.33%) Firmware
6 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
6 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
7 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (20.00%) Internet
7 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (20.00%) Business Continuity
8 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (16.67%) F5
8 5 (16.67%) CCNP
9 4 (13.33%) CCNA
9 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 4 (13.33%) Symantec
9 4 (13.33%) SSL

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 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) IaaS
3 2 (6.67%) Office 365
4 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) WAN
2 11 (36.67%) LAN
3 8 (26.67%) VPN
3 8 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (23.33%) VLAN
4 7 (23.33%) VoIP
5 6 (20.00%) Internet
6 4 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (13.33%) Network Security
6 4 (13.33%) SSL
6 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (10.00%) DNS
8 2 (6.67%) BGP
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (6.67%) DHCP
8 2 (6.67%) MPLS
8 2 (6.67%) OSPF
9 1 (3.33%) Wireless
9 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.33%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) GoCD
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (10.00%) Banking
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Writer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Junior
4 3 (10.00%) Junior Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) CentOS
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (26.67%) Project Management
3 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) Information Security
5 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.00%) Secure Coding
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.67%) Coaching
7 2 (6.67%) Prototyping
7 2 (6.67%) SDLC
7 2 (6.67%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (6.67%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.67%) Perl
1 2 (6.67%) Python
1 2 (6.67%) Ruby
1 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (16.67%) CCNP
4 4 (13.33%) CCNA
4 4 (13.33%) CISSP
4 4 (13.33%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (13.33%) GSEC
5 3 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (6.67%) DBS Check
7 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) Firmware
3 4 (13.33%) ProxySG
4 2 (6.67%) Docker
5 1 (3.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Ansible
1 4 (13.33%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
4 5 (16.67%) F5
5 4 (13.33%) Blue Coat
5 4 (13.33%) Symantec
6 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
6 2 (6.67%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.67%) Pega
6 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
6 2 (6.67%) VMware
7 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Meraki
7 1 (3.33%) SaltStack
7 1 (3.33%) Splunk