The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 18 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.54% 0.46% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.53% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £335 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.30 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+29.53% -24.31%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Communications & Networking Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 15.04% 13.70% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 25 20
Average daily rate £333 £370 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.13% -17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £175 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Canary Wharf region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) McAfee
3 5 (55.56%) Network Design
4 4 (44.44%) Riverbed
4 4 (44.44%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (44.44%) NetIQ
4 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 4 (44.44%) Radware
4 4 (44.44%) Wireless
4 4 (44.44%) CA
5 3 (33.33%) Nortel
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) Aruba
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Network Security
6 2 (22.22%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
7 1 (11.11%) SSH
7 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
7 1 (11.11%) NAS
7 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (11.11%) InfiniBand
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (11.11%) VoIP
7 1 (11.11%) DHCP
7 1 (11.11%) SNMP

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Wireless
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) SNMP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) InfiniBand
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) SSH
3 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Network Design
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) McAfee
2 4 (44.44%) Radware
2 4 (44.44%) NetIQ
2 4 (44.44%) Riverbed
2 4 (44.44%) CA
3 3 (33.33%) Nortel
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Aruba
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Avaya
5 1 (11.11%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) Nokia
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint