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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 20 30 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.44% 1.09% 7.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.29% 8.70% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £375 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £22.01 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.60% +10.06%
Firewall
London

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 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 12.59% 12.50% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 9
Median daily rate £375 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +8.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Median hourly rate - £35.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +98.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016, 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) CA
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) JBoss
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) PKI
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 2 (28.57%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) MediaWiki
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
3 1 (14.29%) IPv6
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) Skype
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Hudson
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) IT Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) IT Security Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) BYOD
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Debian
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) VMS
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Database Theory
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database Theory
3 1 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) iptables
2 1 (14.29%) Postfix
2 1 (14.29%) Samba
2 1 (14.29%) Squid
2 1 (14.29%) vCloud
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) BladeLogic
1 1 (14.29%) Control-M
1 1 (14.29%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) CA
1 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Axway
3 1 (14.29%) BEA
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec