Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Firewall Engineer was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 145 168
Rank change year-on-year -13 +23 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 8 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 6
West Yorkshire median daily rate £355 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £353 £240 £334
90th Percentile £403 £377 £450
Yorkshire median daily rate £358 £375 £355
% change year-on-year -4.67% +5.63% +1.43%
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 3,268 2,848 3,684
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 97.53% 96.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,212 1,938 2,409
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £290 £263 £260
90th Percentile £550 £543 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 78 100
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.36 £13.78 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.48% +6.00% -4.38%
10th Percentile £10.30 £8.88 £9.18
90th Percentile £29.13 £24.65 £23.78
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +4.40%

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
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 21 October 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
Bradford - 1 - -
Firewall Engineer
Yorkshire

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, Firewall Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Banking
3 6 (75.00%) Migration
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco
5 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) Windows
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 3 (37.50%) Virtual Team
7 2 (25.00%) Check Point GAiA
7 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
7 2 (25.00%) VPN
7 2 (25.00%) CCSA
7 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (25.00%) CCSE
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
8 1 (12.50%) Network Security
8 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (12.50%) FWSM
8 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
8 1 (12.50%) Cisco Firepower

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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (12.50%) FWSM
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 7 (87.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCSA
1 2 (25.00%) CCSE
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL