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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 45 30 15
Rank change year-on-year -15 -15  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 9 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.94% 5.09% 6.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.18% 27.55% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 18
Median daily rate £263 £213 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.52% -22.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £24.13
% change year-on-year -4.76% -12.95%  

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 98 98 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 21.12% 18.49% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 56 47
Median daily rate £475 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £159 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.51 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.54% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 -13 7 £200 -46.66%
Doncaster -6 2 £325 +116.66%
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 19 (59.38%) Cisco
2 14 (43.75%) F5
3 12 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (31.25%) Migration
5 8 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 7 (21.88%) SIEM
6 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
7 6 (18.75%) HTTP
7 6 (18.75%) CCNA
7 6 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (18.75%) Brocade
7 6 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (18.75%) Anomaly Detection
7 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (18.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (15.63%) Use Case
8 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (15.63%) Puppet
8 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
8 5 (15.63%) Windows
8 5 (15.63%) Linux
8 5 (15.63%) DHCP
8 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
9 4 (12.50%) BGP
9 4 (12.50%) Python
9 4 (12.50%) CCNP
9 4 (12.50%) HP

Firewall
Top Related 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 (6.25%) IIS
1 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Liferay
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) IaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (18.75%) HTTP
2 6 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (15.63%) DHCP
4 4 (12.50%) BGP
5 3 (9.38%) DNS
5 3 (9.38%) LAN
5 3 (9.38%) Network Security
5 3 (9.38%) Wireless
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (6.25%) LDAP
6 2 (6.25%) OSPF
6 2 (6.25%) TACACS
6 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.25%) VPN
6 2 (6.25%) WLAN
7 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) GoCD
1 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 4 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) git-flow
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Network Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Active Directory Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.13%) LAMP
1 1 (3.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Migration
2 7 (21.88%) SIEM
3 6 (18.75%) Anomaly Detection
3 6 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.63%) Use Case
5 4 (12.50%) High Availability
5 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 4 (12.50%) Threat Detection
5 4 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps
7 2 (6.25%) Facilities Management
7 2 (6.25%) Network Design
7 2 (6.25%) Network Management
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 4 (12.50%) Python
1 4 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) PHP
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.75%) CCNA
3 4 (12.50%) CCNP
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (3.13%) CCSP
5 1 (3.13%) CISSP
5 1 (3.13%) IISP
5 1 (3.13%) ISSAP
5 1 (3.13%) ISSEP
5 1 (3.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (9.38%) XenApp
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.13%) ProxySG
5 1 (3.13%) Shibboleth
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
5 1 (3.13%) Xen
5 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (15.63%) Puppet
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.13%) DameWare
4 1 (3.13%) Nessus
4 1 (3.13%) Nmap
4 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.13%) OpenView
4 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.13%) SCCM
4 1 (3.13%) SCOM
4 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Cisco
2 14 (43.75%) F5
3 12 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 8 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 6 (18.75%) Brocade
6 4 (12.50%) Atlassian
6 4 (12.50%) HP
7 3 (9.38%) NetApp
8 2 (6.25%) Citrix
8 2 (6.25%) Dell
8 2 (6.25%) IBM
8 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.25%) VMware
9 1 (3.13%) EMC
9 1 (3.13%) Infoblox
9 1 (3.13%) Juniper
9 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.13%) Mitel
9 1 (3.13%) Sophos
9 1 (3.13%) Veeam