The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Canary Wharf region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 13 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.72% - 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£380 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £22.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.98% +1.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 41 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 23.53% 14.70% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 20
Average daily rate £320 £438 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
Firewall
London

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 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 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) McAfee
3 5 (50.00%) Network Design
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
4 4 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 4 (40.00%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (40.00%) NetIQ
4 4 (40.00%) Radware
4 4 (40.00%) CA
5 3 (30.00%) Nortel
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Aruba
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
7 1 (10.00%) DHCP
7 1 (10.00%) SNMP
7 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (10.00%) VPN
7 1 (10.00%) DNS
7 1 (10.00%) VoIP
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (10.00%) UNIX
7 1 (10.00%) Citrix
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) MPLS
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) SNMP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) InfiniBand
3 1 (10.00%) SSH
3 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Information Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) Tandem
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Network Design
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) McAfee
2 4 (40.00%) Riverbed
2 4 (40.00%) NetIQ
2 4 (40.00%) Radware
2 4 (40.00%) CA
3 3 (30.00%) Nortel
4 2 (20.00%) Aruba
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Nokia
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat