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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 27 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.16% 3.45% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 18.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-4.33% +3.44%
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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
24 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 12.97% 18.97% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 25
Average daily rate £425 £304 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.91% -24.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £399 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £27.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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

Firewall
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

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Network Security
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) PMP
2 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Billing
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Snort
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (20.00%) CCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) CCSA
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) VB

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PMP
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCSA
2 1 (20.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (40.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) ScanSafe
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) Actimize
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle