Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 33 36
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3 +1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 25 36 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.86% 4.40% 4.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.78% 21.95% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 25
South Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.11% +9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £264 £280 £291
90th Percentile £501 £599 £474
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £414
% change year-on-year - +2.72% +18.21%
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 £17.41 £23.08 £25.00
% change year-on-year -24.55% -7.70% +66.67%

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 149 164 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 17.05% 20.02% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 106 123
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.17% +2.35% +30.77%
10th Percentile £251 £225 £282
90th Percentile £558 £631 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 17
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £23.08 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.91% +7.33% +74.09%
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.00 £12.90
90th Percentile £73.43 £41.03 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year +10.92% +1.43% +7.69%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -13 13 £364 -29.02% 15
Doncaster +2 7 £493 +16.57% 1
Firewall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 13 (52.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (36.00%) CCNA
5 8 (32.00%) CCNP
5 8 (32.00%) WAN
6 7 (28.00%) LAN
6 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (24.00%) DNS
7 6 (24.00%) SSL
7 6 (24.00%) Windows
7 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (24.00%) F5
7 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
8 5 (20.00%) Network Security
9 4 (16.00%) GSEC
9 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
9 4 (16.00%) ProxySG
9 4 (16.00%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (16.00%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (16.00%) FortiGate
9 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (16.00%) DHCP
9 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
9 4 (16.00%) CISSP
9 4 (16.00%) Internet
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft

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 (8.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (32.00%) WAN
3 7 (28.00%) LAN
4 6 (24.00%) DNS
4 6 (24.00%) SSL
5 5 (20.00%) Network Security
6 4 (16.00%) DHCP
6 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
6 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (16.00%) Internet
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (12.00%) IPsec
7 3 (12.00%) MPLS
7 3 (12.00%) OSPF
7 3 (12.00%) VoIP
7 3 (12.00%) VPN
7 3 (12.00%) Wireless
8 2 (8.00%) FCoE
8 2 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (8.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) DTS
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Technical Writer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (12.00%) Validation
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (36.00%) CCNA
3 8 (32.00%) CCNP
4 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (16.00%) CISSP
5 4 (16.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (16.00%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.00%) VMware NSX
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) vRealize
3 1 (4.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (24.00%) F5
4 4 (16.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) Symantec
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
5 3 (12.00%) Meraki
6 2 (8.00%) Aruba
6 2 (8.00%) Centrify
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Juniper
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.00%) Dell
7 1 (4.00%) Google
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Infoblox
7 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto