Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 31 44
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 -20
Contract jobs citing Firewall 34 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.77% 5.14% 3.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.48% 27.54% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 25
South Yorkshire median daily rate £421 £380 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.86% -9.52% +46.09%
10th Percentile £255 £298 £245
90th Percentile £501 £545 £474
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £403 £420
% change year-on-year +5.59% -4.17% +29.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £24.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year -28.94% -19.01% +112.28%

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 166 138 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 18.42% 18.65% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 80 119
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% -1.76% +41.67%
10th Percentile £239 £213 £240
90th Percentile £544 £626 £553
Yorkshire median daily rate £417 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 14
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -37.78% +81.16%
10th Percentile £13.95 £11.50 £12.45
90th Percentile £81.45 £14.50 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year +19.72% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -1 22 £413 -4.07% 3
Doncaster -1 6 £493 +51.54% 1
Firewall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (67.65%) Cisco
2 18 (52.94%) CheckPoint
3 12 (35.29%) CCNA
3 12 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 11 (32.35%) F5
5 10 (29.41%) WAN
5 10 (29.41%) LAN
5 10 (29.41%) CCNP
5 10 (29.41%) VMware
6 9 (26.47%) Internet
6 9 (26.47%) Symantec
6 9 (26.47%) Blue Coat
6 9 (26.47%) ProxySG
6 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
6 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
7 8 (23.53%) DNS
8 7 (20.59%) Finance
8 7 (20.59%) Network Security
8 7 (20.59%) Barracuda Networks
8 7 (20.59%) FortiGate
8 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
9 6 (17.65%) SSL
9 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
9 6 (17.65%) Windows
9 6 (17.65%) VPN
10 5 (14.71%) Python
10 5 (14.71%) Dell
10 5 (14.71%) EMC
10 5 (14.71%) NetApp

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 (8.82%) Confluence
2 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) GitHub
3 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 10 (29.41%) LAN
2 10 (29.41%) WAN
3 9 (26.47%) Internet
4 8 (23.53%) DNS
5 7 (20.59%) Network Security
6 6 (17.65%) SSL
6 6 (17.65%) VPN
7 5 (14.71%) Wireless
8 4 (11.76%) DHCP
8 4 (11.76%) Ethernet
8 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (11.76%) MPLS
8 4 (11.76%) OSPF
8 4 (11.76%) VoIP
9 2 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (5.88%) FCoE
9 2 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (5.88%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Security Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Writer
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Python Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Change Control
2 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (8.82%) DevOps
3 3 (8.82%) Network Architecture
3 3 (8.82%) Open Source
3 3 (8.82%) Validation
4 2 (5.88%) Cloud Operations
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.88%) Network Design
4 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.88%) Security Architecture
4 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.94%) Information Security
5 1 (2.94%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.94%) Migration
5 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
1 5 (14.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) CCNA
1 12 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (29.41%) CCNP
3 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
3 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) CISSP
4 4 (11.76%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (11.76%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) ProxySG
2 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) VMware NSX
4 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) FortiGate
2 5 (14.71%) Ansible
3 2 (5.88%) Puppet
4 1 (2.94%) QRadar
4 1 (2.94%) vRealize
4 1 (2.94%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Cisco
2 18 (52.94%) CheckPoint
3 11 (32.35%) F5
4 10 (29.41%) VMware
5 9 (26.47%) Blue Coat
5 9 (26.47%) Symantec
6 7 (20.59%) Barracuda Networks
7 5 (14.71%) Dell
7 5 (14.71%) EMC
7 5 (14.71%) NetApp
7 5 (14.71%) Splunk
8 4 (11.76%) Juniper
9 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
10 2 (5.88%) Aruba
10 2 (5.88%) Centrify
10 2 (5.88%) Citrix
10 2 (5.88%) Infoblox
10 2 (5.88%) Meraki
10 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
10 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds