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 3 months to 28 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.

Firewall
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 53 46
Rank change year-on-year -5 -7  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 69 96 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.25% 3.35% 3.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.12% 25.81% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 40 78
Median daily rate £425 £381 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% +19.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £478 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.14% +32.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.44 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -7.44% -23.63%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 312 372 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.68% 12.98% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 211 276
Median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £197 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 23
Median hourly rate £17.39 £18.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +7.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.99 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £40.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Firewall
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

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Yorkshire

Firewall
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

Firewall
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 3 months to 28 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
West Yorkshire 0 45 £450 +12.42% 28
North Yorkshire +7 11 £375 +15.38% 1
South Yorkshire -11 9 £325 +52.94% 2
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 102 (61.82%) Cisco
2 65 (39.39%) F5
3 46 (27.88%) Windows
3 46 (27.88%) Cisco ASA
4 41 (24.85%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (22.42%) CheckPoint
6 30 (18.18%) ITIL
7 29 (17.58%) VPN
7 29 (17.58%) Windows Server
8 28 (16.97%) Finance
9 27 (16.36%) CCNA
10 26 (15.76%) LAN
11 25 (15.15%) Active Directory
11 25 (15.15%) CCNP
11 25 (15.15%) Network Security
11 25 (15.15%) Load Balancing
12 24 (14.55%) Wireless
13 23 (13.94%) DNS
13 23 (13.94%) WAN
14 22 (13.33%) Microsoft
14 22 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
15 21 (12.73%) Palo Alto
15 21 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
15 21 (12.73%) IPsec
15 21 (12.73%) VMware
16 19 (11.52%) DevOps
17 18 (10.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 18 (10.91%) DHCP
18 17 (10.30%) TCP/IP
18 17 (10.30%) SSL

Firewall
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 15 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.24%) IIS
4 3 (1.82%) CloudStack
5 2 (1.21%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.61%) Apache
6 1 (0.61%) Confluence
6 1 (0.61%) JBoss
6 1 (0.61%) Liferay
6 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.85%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.64%) MS Office
4 4 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.45%) Akamai
3 9 (5.45%) Office 365
4 4 (2.42%) IaaS
5 3 (1.82%) PaaS
5 3 (1.82%) SaaS
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.61%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (27.88%) Cisco ASA
2 29 (17.58%) VPN
3 26 (15.76%) LAN
4 25 (15.15%) Network Security
5 24 (14.55%) Wireless
6 23 (13.94%) DNS
6 23 (13.94%) WAN
7 22 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 21 (12.73%) IPsec
9 18 (10.91%) DHCP
9 18 (10.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 17 (10.30%) Internet
10 17 (10.30%) SSL
10 17 (10.30%) TCP/IP
11 15 (9.09%) HTTP
11 15 (9.09%) VLAN
12 14 (8.48%) BGP
12 14 (8.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 10 (6.06%) Cisco Wireless
13 10 (6.06%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.42%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.82%) Big Data
6 2 (1.21%) MySQL
6 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (2.42%) GoCD
3 4 (2.42%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.21%) JIRA
5 2 (1.21%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.61%) git-flow
6 1 (0.61%) GitLab
6 1 (0.61%) Hudson
6 1 (0.61%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (16.97%) Finance
2 15 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.24%) Law
4 3 (1.82%) Banking
4 3 (1.82%) Marketing
4 3 (1.82%) Retail
5 2 (1.21%) Back Office
5 2 (1.21%) Electronics
5 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (31.52%) Network Engineer
2 24 (14.55%) Cisco Engineer
3 22 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 14 (8.48%) Analyst
5 11 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 11 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 10 (6.06%) Architect
6 10 (6.06%) Consultant
6 10 (6.06%) Security Specialist
6 10 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.85%) Administrator
8 8 (4.85%) Information Security Specialist
8 8 (4.85%) Information Specialist
8 8 (4.85%) Network Team Leader
8 8 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) Lead Network Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (3.64%) Network Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.64%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.03%) .NET
2 4 (2.42%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.42%) REST
2 4 (2.42%) SOAP
3 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.61%) LAMP
3 1 (0.61%) Velocity
3 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.30%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.03%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.03%) Replication
5 4 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.42%) DataPower
5 4 (2.42%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.42%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (2.42%) User Experience
5 4 (2.42%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.61%) iPad
6 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (27.88%) Windows
2 29 (17.58%) Windows Server
3 21 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (10.30%) Linux
5 15 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (8.48%) Unix
7 7 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.21%) CatOS
9 2 (1.21%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.61%) Android
10 1 (0.61%) CentOS
10 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.18%) ITIL
2 25 (15.15%) Load Balancing
3 19 (11.52%) DevOps
4 17 (10.30%) Migration
5 14 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (7.27%) High Availability
6 12 (7.27%) SIEM
7 10 (6.06%) Configuration Management
7 10 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (6.06%) Information Security
7 10 (6.06%) Network Design
7 10 (6.06%) Project Management
8 9 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (3.64%) Change Management
10 6 (3.64%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (3.64%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.64%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 6 (3.64%) Performance Management
11 5 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.06%) Python
2 9 (5.45%) PowerShell
2 9 (5.45%) SQL
3 8 (4.85%) Bash Shell
4 7 (4.24%) Ruby
5 4 (2.42%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.42%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.21%) Perl
6 2 (1.21%) PHP
7 1 (0.61%) C#
7 1 (0.61%) Java
7 1 (0.61%) Korn
7 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (24.85%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (16.36%) CCNA
3 25 (15.15%) CCNP
4 16 (9.70%) Security Cleared
5 12 (7.27%) SC Cleared
6 9 (5.45%) CCIE
7 7 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (3.64%) CCSA
8 6 (3.64%) CCSE
9 5 (3.03%) MCSE
10 4 (2.42%) CCSP
10 4 (2.42%) PCI QSA
11 3 (1.82%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (1.82%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.21%) AWS Certification
12 2 (1.21%) CCA
12 2 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.21%) Degree
12 2 (1.21%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.88%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) GPG13
3 1 (0.61%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.06%) VMware ESX
4 8 (4.85%) vSphere
5 6 (3.64%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (3.03%) vCloud
6 5 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.82%) Docker
7 3 (1.82%) Xen
7 3 (1.82%) XenApp
7 3 (1.82%) XenServer
8 2 (1.21%) Firmware
8 2 (1.21%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.21%) VMware GSX
8 2 (1.21%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.61%) KVM
9 1 (0.61%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (10.30%) Puppet
2 10 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.24%) FortiGate
4 6 (3.64%) Backup Exec
4 6 (3.64%) SCCM
5 5 (3.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (3.03%) NetVault Backup
5 5 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.42%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (2.42%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (2.42%) HP UCMDB
6 4 (2.42%) Nexpose
6 4 (2.42%) OPNET
6 4 (2.42%) vRealize
6 4 (2.42%) WSUS
7 3 (1.82%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (1.21%) Ansible
8 2 (1.21%) OpenView
8 2 (1.21%) SCOM
9 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 102 (61.82%) Cisco
2 65 (39.39%) F5
3 37 (22.42%) CheckPoint
4 22 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 21 (12.73%) Palo Alto
5 21 (12.73%) VMware
6 17 (10.30%) Blue Coat
7 15 (9.09%) HP
8 13 (7.88%) Juniper
9 12 (7.27%) Fortinet
10 10 (6.06%) Citrix
11 9 (5.45%) Brocade
11 9 (5.45%) Symantec
12 8 (4.85%) Red Hat
12 8 (4.85%) TippingPoint
13 7 (4.24%) Dell
13 7 (4.24%) Sourcefire
13 7 (4.24%) Splunk
14 6 (3.64%) IBM
14 6 (3.64%) Oracle
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