The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 55 56 70
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 47 59 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.45% 3.08% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.68% 26.94% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 29
Median daily rate £450 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.35% +6.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £344 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £24.56
% change year-on-year -4.76% -14.50%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 183 219 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 13.42% 11.42% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 130 152
Median daily rate £420 £387 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.52% +29.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 12
Median hourly rate £17.39 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.12% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.20 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £21.50 £35.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Yorkshire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in West Yorkshire

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in West Yorkshire

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in West Yorkshire

Firewall
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 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Leeds -3 27 £463 +15.62% 18
Bradford +6 7 £450 +12.50% 6
Halifax 0 4 £388 -15.53%
Castleford - 2 £388 -
Wakefield 0 1 £400 -
Keighley - 1 - -
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 64 (61.54%) Cisco
2 40 (38.46%) F5
3 29 (27.88%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (24.04%) Windows
4 25 (24.04%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (22.12%) VPN
6 22 (21.15%) ITIL
7 20 (19.23%) Finance
7 20 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (18.27%) LAN
8 19 (18.27%) CCNP
9 18 (17.31%) Microsoft
9 18 (17.31%) IPsec
9 18 (17.31%) CheckPoint
9 18 (17.31%) Load Balancing
9 18 (17.31%) Palo Alto
9 18 (17.31%) Windows Server
10 16 (15.38%) Data Centre
10 16 (15.38%) CCNA
11 15 (14.42%) WAN
11 15 (14.42%) DevOps
12 14 (13.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 14 (13.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 14 (13.46%) VLAN
12 14 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (12.50%) VMware
13 13 (12.50%) SSL
14 12 (11.54%) DNS
14 12 (11.54%) Linux
14 12 (11.54%) Network Security

Firewall
Top Related 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 7 (6.73%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (4.81%) IIS
3 2 (1.92%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.96%) JBoss
4 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (10.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.92%) MS Office
4 1 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.65%) Akamai
3 8 (7.69%) Office 365
4 6 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.96%) IaaS
5 1 (0.96%) PaaS
5 1 (0.96%) SaaS
5 1 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.04%) Cisco ASA
2 23 (22.12%) VPN
3 20 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (18.27%) LAN
5 18 (17.31%) IPsec
6 15 (14.42%) WAN
7 14 (13.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 14 (13.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 14 (13.46%) VLAN
8 13 (12.50%) SSL
9 12 (11.54%) DNS
9 12 (11.54%) Network Security
10 11 (10.58%) HTTP
10 11 (10.58%) Wireless
11 10 (9.62%) TCP/IP
12 9 (8.65%) Internet
12 9 (8.65%) SMTP
13 8 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (6.73%) BGP
14 7 (6.73%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.92%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.96%) GitLab
4 1 (0.96%) JIRA
4 1 (0.96%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Banking
2 3 (2.88%) Law
2 3 (2.88%) Marketing
2 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.92%) Electronics
3 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (26.92%) Network Engineer
2 18 (17.31%) Cisco Engineer
2 18 (17.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (9.62%) Team Leader
4 9 (8.65%) Analyst
5 8 (7.69%) Consultant
5 8 (7.69%) Network Team Leader
6 7 (6.73%) Architect
6 7 (6.73%) Lead Network Engineer
6 7 (6.73%) Security Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Security Specialist
7 6 (5.77%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (4.81%) Network Manager
9 4 (3.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Information Specialist
9 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (3.85%) PCI DSS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) REST
1 4 (3.85%) SOAP
2 2 (1.92%) .NET
3 1 (0.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.85%) DataPower
3 4 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.85%) Private Cloud
3 4 (3.85%) Replication
3 4 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (3.85%) User Experience
3 4 (3.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.96%) iPad
5 1 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.04%) Windows
2 18 (17.31%) Windows Server
3 12 (11.54%) Linux
4 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (9.62%) Unix
5 10 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.92%) CatOS
9 1 (0.96%) Android
9 1 (0.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.15%) ITIL
2 18 (17.31%) Load Balancing
3 15 (14.42%) DevOps
4 14 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (9.62%) Project Management
6 8 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.73%) Change Management
8 6 (5.77%) High Availability
8 6 (5.77%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.77%) Performance Management
9 5 (4.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (4.81%) Information Security
9 5 (4.81%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.81%) Network Design
9 5 (4.81%) SIEM
10 4 (3.85%) Data Analysis
10 4 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (3.85%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.85%) Workflow
10 4 (3.85%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.65%) SQL
2 7 (6.73%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.81%) Python
4 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.92%) Perl
5 2 (1.92%) Ruby
6 1 (0.96%) C#
6 1 (0.96%) Korn
6 1 (0.96%) PHP
6 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (27.88%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (18.27%) CCNP
3 16 (15.38%) CCNA
4 11 (10.58%) Security Cleared
5 10 (9.62%) SC Cleared
6 8 (7.69%) CCIE
7 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (4.81%) CCSE
8 5 (4.81%) CCSP
8 5 (4.81%) JNCIP
8 5 (4.81%) MCSE
9 4 (3.85%) PCI QSA
10 3 (2.88%) CCSA
11 2 (1.92%) AWS Certification
11 2 (1.92%) CCA
11 2 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.92%) Degree
11 2 (1.92%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.96%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.54%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.96%) GPG13
3 1 (0.96%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.77%) vSphere
3 5 (4.81%) vCloud
4 4 (3.85%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.88%) Docker
5 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.92%) Firmware
6 2 (1.92%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.92%) VMware GSX
6 2 (1.92%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.92%) XenServer
7 1 (0.96%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (10.58%) Puppet
2 8 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.73%) FortiGate
4 4 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (3.85%) HP UCMDB
4 4 (3.85%) OPNET
4 4 (3.85%) vRealize
5 2 (1.92%) Ansible
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.96%) OpenView
6 1 (0.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (61.54%) Cisco
2 40 (38.46%) F5
3 18 (17.31%) CheckPoint
3 18 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 18 (17.31%) Palo Alto
4 13 (12.50%) VMware
5 10 (9.62%) Juniper
6 9 (8.65%) Citrix
7 8 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 8 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.77%) Extreme Networks
8 6 (5.77%) Splunk
9 5 (4.81%) Aruba
9 5 (4.81%) Blue Coat
9 5 (4.81%) HP
9 5 (4.81%) Nokia
9 5 (4.81%) Samsung
10 4 (3.85%) BMC
10 4 (3.85%) IBM
10 4 (3.85%) Motorola
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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