Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Firewall Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 158 181
Rank change year-on-year +20 +23 -
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 12 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.40% 0.20% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.21% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £360 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% -15.29% -
10th Percentile £200 £334 £413
90th Percentile £419 £450 £438
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £360 £358
% change year-on-year -2.78% +0.70% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2931 3329 4242
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.57% 96.16% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2021 2149 2859
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £259
90th Percentile £545 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 109 177
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.35 £12.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.80% -8.05% +8.76%
10th Percentile £9.81 £8.75 £8.58
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.13 £25.20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.73 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.29% +0.96% +0.70%

Firewall Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Firewall Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Engineer in West Yorkshire

Firewall Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Firewall Engineer in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall Engineer in West Yorkshire

Firewall Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall Engineer in West Yorkshire

Firewall Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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
Leeds +9 6 £350 -6.67% 2
Halifax - 4 £200 -
Pudsey - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Firewall Engineer
Yorkshire

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, Firewall Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
3 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (41.67%) F5
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (41.67%) CCNP
6 4 (33.33%) CCNA
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) Network Security
7 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
7 2 (16.67%) VPN
7 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Juniper
7 2 (16.67%) vSphere
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) Change Control
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
8 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
8 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (8.33%) CCSM

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCSE
3 1 (8.33%) CCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Fortinet