Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 42 67
Rank change year-on-year -24 +25 +9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 136 240 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.13% 4.41% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.86% 29.30% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 129 133
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +17.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £309 £211
90th Percentile £588 £575 £487
England median daily rate £401 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -2.91% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £25.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.70% +51.52% -17.50%
10th Percentile £21.83 £19.20 £14.75
90th Percentile £28.07 £43.00 £18.65
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year +2.00% +14.94% -5.43%

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 652 819 904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.99% 15.06% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 491 559
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £171 £230 £205
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 76
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% -17.46%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.03 £9.73
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.13 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.43% +14.63% +2.50%

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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
West Yorkshire -24 83 £400 - 17
South Yorkshire -2 32 £473 +14.55% 1
North Yorkshire -7 14 £475 +11.76% 1
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 73 (53.68%) Cisco
2 40 (29.41%) Windows
3 37 (27.21%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 33 (24.26%) F5
6 30 (22.06%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (21.32%) Information Security
8 27 (19.85%) VMware
8 27 (19.85%) Active Directory
9 26 (19.12%) Finance
10 24 (17.65%) DNS
10 24 (17.65%) Linux
11 23 (16.91%) CCNP
12 22 (16.18%) Cybersecurity
13 21 (15.44%) Network Security
13 21 (15.44%) LAN
13 21 (15.44%) WAN
13 21 (15.44%) CheckPoint
14 18 (13.24%) Load Balancing
14 18 (13.24%) McAfee
15 17 (12.50%) VPN
15 17 (12.50%) CCNA
15 17 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (11.76%) Unix
17 14 (10.29%) Citrix
17 14 (10.29%) TCP/IP
17 14 (10.29%) Internet
17 14 (10.29%) Juniper
17 14 (10.29%) Wireless
17 14 (10.29%) Windows Server

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 11 (8.09%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.21%) Apache
3 3 (2.21%) IIS
4 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.74%) nginx
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (4.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.15%) Office 365
3 3 (2.21%) Akamai
3 3 (2.21%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.74%) IaaS
4 1 (0.74%) OpenDNS
4 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.06%) Cisco ASA
2 24 (17.65%) DNS
3 21 (15.44%) LAN
3 21 (15.44%) Network Security
3 21 (15.44%) WAN
4 17 (12.50%) VPN
5 14 (10.29%) Internet
5 14 (10.29%) TCP/IP
5 14 (10.29%) Wireless
6 12 (8.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 11 (8.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (8.09%) SSL
8 9 (6.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 9 (6.62%) HTTP
9 8 (5.88%) BGP
10 7 (5.15%) EIGRP
10 7 (5.15%) Extranet
10 7 (5.15%) Intranet
10 7 (5.15%) Reverse Proxy
10 7 (5.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.68%) OLAP
1 5 (3.68%) OLTP
2 3 (2.21%) MySQL
2 3 (2.21%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.74%) CouchDB
3 1 (0.74%) Redis
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.68%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.68%) Metasploit
3 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (1.47%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.74%) GoCD
5 1 (0.74%) JIRA
5 1 (0.74%) Maven
5 1 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (19.12%) Finance
2 13 (9.56%) Banking
3 1 (0.74%) Back Office
3 1 (0.74%) Legal
3 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (19.85%) Network Engineer
2 22 (16.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (13.97%) Analyst
3 19 (13.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (9.56%) Firewall Engineer
5 11 (8.09%) Architect
5 11 (8.09%) Consultant
6 10 (7.35%) Security Engineer
7 9 (6.62%) Administrator
7 9 (6.62%) Security Specialist
8 8 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.88%) Security Analyst
8 8 (5.88%) Technical Leader
9 7 (5.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.68%) Information Security Specialist
11 5 (3.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 5 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.41%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.94%) .NET
3 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.47%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.47%) JDBC
3 2 (1.47%) LAMP
3 2 (1.47%) Middleware
3 2 (1.47%) Spring
3 2 (1.47%) XML
4 1 (0.74%) Grails
4 1 (0.74%) J2EE
4 1 (0.74%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.62%) Client/Server
2 9 (6.62%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.15%) Clustering
5 6 (4.41%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.47%) DataPower
7 2 (1.47%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.47%) FMCG
7 2 (1.47%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.47%) Replication
8 1 (0.74%) BYOD
8 1 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.74%) NHS
8 1 (0.74%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (29.41%) Windows
2 24 (17.65%) Linux
3 16 (11.76%) Unix
4 14 (10.29%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.21%) Debian
7 3 (2.21%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.21%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.21%) Windows NT
7 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.47%) AIX
8 2 (1.47%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.74%) CentOS
9 1 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.32%) Information Security
2 22 (16.18%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (13.24%) Load Balancing
4 12 (8.82%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 12 (8.82%) Threat Intelligence
5 11 (8.09%) ITIL
6 10 (7.35%) Migration
6 10 (7.35%) SIEM
7 9 (6.62%) DevOps
8 8 (5.88%) Threat Detection
8 8 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (5.15%) Anomaly Detection
9 7 (5.15%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (5.15%) Threat Modelling
9 7 (5.15%) Use Case
9 7 (5.15%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (4.41%) Change Control
10 6 (4.41%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 6 (4.41%) Microservices
10 6 (4.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.15%) Java
2 5 (3.68%) Bash Shell
2 5 (3.68%) Python
3 4 (2.94%) Perl
3 4 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.21%) PHP
4 3 (2.21%) Ruby
5 2 (1.47%) Groovy
6 1 (0.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (27.21%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (16.91%) CCNP
3 17 (12.50%) CCNA
4 12 (8.82%) Security Cleared
5 8 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.94%) CISSP
7 4 (2.94%) MCSE
8 3 (2.21%) CCSE
8 3 (2.21%) CISM
8 3 (2.21%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.47%) CCSA
9 2 (1.47%) CCSP
9 2 (1.47%) CEH
9 2 (1.47%) CRISC
9 2 (1.47%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.47%) ISSAP
9 2 (1.47%) ISSEP
9 2 (1.47%) MCSA
9 2 (1.47%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.21%) GDPR
2 3 (2.21%) SLA
3 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 27 (19.85%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.88%) vSphere
4 5 (3.68%) Docker
4 5 (3.68%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.94%) VMware NSX
6 3 (2.21%) ProxySG
6 3 (2.21%) XenApp
7 2 (1.47%) iptables
7 2 (1.47%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.74%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.74%) Firmware
8 1 (0.74%) KVM
8 1 (0.74%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (7.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (5.88%) FortiGate
3 7 (5.15%) SCCM
4 6 (4.41%) CSIRT
4 6 (4.41%) Nexpose
4 6 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.41%) QRadar
4 6 (4.41%) WSUS
5 5 (3.68%) Nessus
5 5 (3.68%) Nmap
6 4 (2.94%) Puppet
6 4 (2.94%) WMI
7 3 (2.21%) Ansible
7 3 (2.21%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (2.21%) Nagios
7 3 (2.21%) SmoothWall
8 2 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.47%) SCOM
8 2 (1.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 73 (53.68%) Cisco
2 36 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 33 (24.26%) F5
4 27 (19.85%) VMware
5 21 (15.44%) CheckPoint
6 18 (13.24%) McAfee
7 14 (10.29%) Citrix
7 14 (10.29%) Juniper
8 11 (8.09%) Red Hat
9 10 (7.35%) Blue Coat
10 8 (5.88%) HP
10 8 (5.88%) Symantec
11 7 (5.15%) Fortinet
12 6 (4.41%) ArcSight
12 6 (4.41%) Dell
12 6 (4.41%) GFI Software
12 6 (4.41%) Intel
12 6 (4.41%) LogRhythm
12 6 (4.41%) Rapid7
12 6 (4.41%) Sourcefire