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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 28 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.56% 6.72% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -
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 £22.01 £20.25 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+8.70% -10.98%
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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
26 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 13.54% 23.53% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 23
Average daily rate £425 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -24.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £35.75 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.61% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 (75.00%) Network Security
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) PMP
2 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Billing
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Actimize
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) CCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) CCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) VPN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PMP
1 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCSA
2 1 (25.00%) CCSE
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Actimize
1 1 (25.00%) F5