Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 January 2020 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 55 77
Rank change year-on-year -7 +22 -28
Contract jobs citing Firewall 104 190 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.33% 3.88% 2.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.85% 30.06% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 150 77
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -2.30% +7.08%
10th Percentile £234 £299 £263
90th Percentile £504 £625 £588
England median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £26.90 £16.00 £23.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.13% -30.66% +12.56%
10th Percentile £20.42 £13.50 £21.79
90th Percentile £33.38 £17.88 £24.36
England median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +59.57% +17.50%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 436 632 611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.95% 12.89% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 401 386
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £188 £251 £173
90th Percentile £530 £575 £581
England median daily rate £413 £425 £410
% change year-on-year -2.94% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 48 40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.30 £14.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +4.44% -11.21%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £11.90
90th Percentile £43.75 £20.98 £39.48
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.76 £18.70
% change year-on-year +19.97% +0.29% -16.89%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Firewall in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 January 2020. 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
West Yorkshire -8 70 £415 -2.35% 51
North Yorkshire +8 18 £325 -9.72% 19
South Yorkshire +12 14 £346 -3.82% 12
East Yorkshire +5 2 £120 -70.00% 1
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 60 (57.69%) Cisco
2 41 (39.42%) Azure
3 37 (35.58%) WAN
4 35 (33.65%) LAN
5 33 (31.73%) Network Security
6 24 (23.08%) AWS
6 24 (23.08%) IaaS
7 23 (22.12%) VMware
7 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
8 22 (21.15%) Data Centre
9 21 (20.19%) VPN
9 21 (20.19%) Windows
9 21 (20.19%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (19.23%) PaaS
11 19 (18.27%) SaaS
11 19 (18.27%) DNS
11 19 (18.27%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (15.38%) VoIP
12 16 (15.38%) MPLS
12 16 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (13.46%) Load Balancing
13 14 (13.46%) Project Management
13 14 (13.46%) Citrix
13 14 (13.46%) CCNP
13 14 (13.46%) DevOps
13 14 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 13 (12.50%) Project Delivery
14 13 (12.50%) Linux
15 12 (11.54%) Active Directory
15 12 (11.54%) CheckPoint

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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%) OpenStack
2 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.85%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.92%) IIS
5 1 (0.96%) Apache
5 1 (0.96%) nginx
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.96%) Magento
1 1 (0.96%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 41 (39.42%) Azure
2 24 (23.08%) AWS
2 24 (23.08%) IaaS
3 20 (19.23%) PaaS
4 19 (18.27%) SaaS
5 11 (10.58%) GCP
6 9 (8.65%) Office 365
7 4 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.96%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.96%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.96%) Route 53
8 1 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (35.58%) WAN
2 35 (33.65%) LAN
3 33 (31.73%) Network Security
4 21 (20.19%) VPN
4 21 (20.19%) Wi-Fi
5 19 (18.27%) DNS
6 16 (15.38%) MPLS
6 16 (15.38%) VoIP
7 12 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (11.54%) Wireless
8 10 (9.62%) Internet
9 9 (8.65%) DHCP
9 9 (8.65%) SSL
10 8 (7.69%) BGP
10 8 (7.69%) NetScaler
11 7 (6.73%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (6.73%) DMZ
11 7 (6.73%) VLAN
11 7 (6.73%) WLAN
12 6 (5.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.85%) MySQL
2 4 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.92%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.96%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.96%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (7.69%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Retail
3 4 (3.85%) Billing
4 1 (0.96%) Automotive
4 1 (0.96%) Games
4 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.96%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.96%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 32 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 12 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (10.58%) Architect
4 10 (9.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (9.62%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (6.73%) Analyst
5 7 (6.73%) AWS Architect
5 7 (6.73%) Cloud Architect
5 7 (6.73%) Security Architect
5 7 (6.73%) VMware Architect
6 5 (4.81%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.81%) Technical Leader
6 5 (4.81%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Network Specialist
7 4 (3.85%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Security Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Security Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) .NET
1 4 (3.85%) Web Services
2 3 (2.88%) Flash
3 2 (1.92%) LAMP
4 1 (0.96%) EDI
4 1 (0.96%) HTML
4 1 (0.96%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.15%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.73%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (4.81%) Clustering
3 5 (4.81%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.88%) CESG
4 3 (2.88%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.88%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.92%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.92%) Replication
6 1 (0.96%) CCTV
6 1 (0.96%) CMDB
6 1 (0.96%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (0.96%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.96%) e-Health
6 1 (0.96%) IVR
6 1 (0.96%) PACS
6 1 (0.96%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.19%) Windows
2 13 (12.50%) Linux
3 7 (6.73%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.85%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.92%) CentOS
5 2 (1.92%) Debian
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.96%) Unix
6 1 (0.96%) VMS
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.46%) DevOps
1 14 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 14 (13.46%) Load Balancing
1 14 (13.46%) Project Management
2 13 (12.50%) Project Delivery
3 11 (10.58%) SIEM
4 10 (9.62%) ITIL
5 9 (8.65%) Security Architecture
6 8 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (6.73%) DevSecOps
7 7 (6.73%) ITSM
7 7 (6.73%) Migration
7 7 (6.73%) Network Design
7 7 (6.73%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (6.73%) Security Testing
7 7 (6.73%) Service Management
7 7 (6.73%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.58%) SQL
2 7 (6.73%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.85%) Java
4 3 (2.88%) PHP
5 2 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (0.96%) C#
6 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.96%) Perl
6 1 (0.96%) Ruby
6 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (18.27%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (13.46%) CCNP
3 8 (7.69%) CCNA
4 4 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.88%) CCIE
5 3 (2.88%) Degree
6 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.96%) CCSP
7 1 (0.96%) MCSA
7 1 (0.96%) MCSE
7 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.96%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.88%) COBIT
3 3 (2.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.96%) HL7
4 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 9 (8.65%) VMware NSX
3 9 (8.65%) vSphere
4 6 (5.77%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (3.85%) XenApp
5 4 (3.85%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.88%) Docker
7 2 (1.92%) iptables
7 2 (1.92%) vCloud
8 1 (0.96%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (6.73%) vCenter Server
1 7 (6.73%) vRealize
2 5 (4.81%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.85%) QRadar
3 4 (3.85%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (2.88%) Ansible
4 3 (2.88%) CFEngine
4 3 (2.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.88%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.88%) Nagios
4 3 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.88%) Puppet
4 3 (2.88%) Salt
4 3 (2.88%) SCCM
4 3 (2.88%) Terraform
5 2 (1.92%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.92%) WSUS
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 60 (57.69%) Cisco
2 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
2 23 (22.12%) VMware
3 14 (13.46%) Citrix
4 12 (11.54%) CheckPoint
4 12 (11.54%) Palo Alto
5 11 (10.58%) F5
6 9 (8.65%) Fortinet
7 8 (7.69%) Meraki
8 7 (6.73%) Alibaba
9 5 (4.81%) NetApp
10 4 (3.85%) Ivanti
10 4 (3.85%) Juniper
10 4 (3.85%) McAfee
10 4 (3.85%) Oracle
11 3 (2.88%) Dell
11 3 (2.88%) Huawei
11 3 (2.88%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.88%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.88%) Veeam