The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
London / City of London
Rank 52 77 55
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -22
Contract jobs citing Firewall 114 75 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.87% 2.48% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.72% 23.08% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 55 131
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.88 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-7.22% -2.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
397 325 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.46% 10.73% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 226 491
Median daily rate £430 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 13
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +22.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 105 (48.17%) Cisco
2 88 (40.37%) Finance
3 85 (38.99%) Windows
4 66 (30.28%) Linux
5 56 (25.69%) Data Centre
6 52 (23.85%) LAN
7 51 (23.39%) Network Security
8 50 (22.94%) VMware
9 47 (21.56%) WAN
9 47 (21.56%) Cisco Certification
10 46 (21.10%) CheckPoint
11 44 (20.18%) Unix
12 43 (19.72%) TCP/IP
13 38 (17.43%) Banking
14 36 (16.51%) DNS
15 34 (15.60%) Cisco ASA
16 33 (15.14%) Active Directory
16 33 (15.14%) Information Security
16 33 (15.14%) Windows Server
17 31 (14.22%) Wireless
17 31 (14.22%) CCNP
18 29 (13.30%) Juniper
18 29 (13.30%) Palo Alto
19 28 (12.84%) Citrix
19 28 (12.84%) VPN
19 28 (12.84%) Migration
20 27 (12.39%) Security Operations
21 26 (11.93%) F5
21 26 (11.93%) Microsoft
22 25 (11.47%) ITIL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 19 (8.72%) Apache
2 13 (5.96%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.05%) IIS
3 11 (5.05%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.13%) JBoss
5 8 (3.67%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.67%) nginx
6 5 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.83%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.83%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.38%) CMS
8 3 (1.38%) Mule ESB
8 3 (1.38%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.46%) Confluence
10 1 (0.46%) Jetty
10 1 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.46%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS Office
2 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.01%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.13%) GitHub
4 8 (3.67%) IaaS
5 7 (3.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (2.75%) Office 365
7 4 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.83%) PaaS
7 4 (1.83%) SaaS
8 3 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.46%) Force.com
10 1 (0.46%) G Suite
10 1 (0.46%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.46%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.46%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 52 (23.85%) LAN
2 51 (23.39%) Network Security
3 47 (21.56%) WAN
4 43 (19.72%) TCP/IP
5 36 (16.51%) DNS
6 34 (15.60%) Cisco ASA
7 31 (14.22%) Wireless
8 28 (12.84%) VPN
9 25 (11.47%) BGP
10 22 (10.09%) MPLS
11 21 (9.63%) Internet
11 21 (9.63%) SSL
12 19 (8.72%) OSPF
13 17 (7.80%) DHCP
13 17 (7.80%) SAN
14 14 (6.42%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (5.96%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (5.96%) Multicast
16 11 (5.05%) EIGRP
16 11 (5.05%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.50%) MySQL
3 11 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (2.75%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.75%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.38%) DB2
5 3 (1.38%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (1.38%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.92%) Ingres
6 2 (0.92%) Redis
6 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.46%) Big Data
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 11 (5.05%) Git (software)
1 11 (5.05%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (1.83%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.38%) Artifactory
3 3 (1.38%) Gerrit
3 3 (1.38%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.92%) JIRA
4 2 (0.92%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.46%) GitLab
5 1 (0.46%) MSI
5 1 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 88 (40.37%) Finance
2 38 (17.43%) Banking
3 16 (7.34%) Financial Institution
4 13 (5.96%) Legal
5 8 (3.67%) Retail
6 6 (2.75%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.29%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.38%) Back Office
9 2 (0.92%) Electronics
9 2 (0.92%) Front Office
9 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.92%) Marketing
10 1 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (28.90%) Network Engineer
2 38 (17.43%) Analyst
3 26 (11.93%) Security Analyst
4 24 (11.01%) Senior Network Engineer
5 20 (9.17%) Architect
6 13 (5.96%) Cisco Engineer
6 13 (5.96%) Security Engineer
7 12 (5.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 12 (5.50%) Consultant
7 12 (5.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 12 (5.50%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (5.05%) Firewall Engineer
9 10 (4.59%) Network Security Engineer
10 9 (4.13%) Administrator
11 8 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.67%) Network Analyst
11 8 (3.67%) Systems Administrator
12 7 (3.21%) SIEM Analyst
12 7 (3.21%) Technical Architect
13 5 (2.29%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.67%) LAMP
1 8 (3.67%) Middleware
2 7 (3.21%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (2.29%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.29%) SOAP
4 4 (1.83%) ELK Stack
4 4 (1.83%) HTML
4 4 (1.83%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (1.83%) Web Services
5 3 (1.38%) .NET
5 3 (1.38%) J2EE
6 2 (0.92%) CSS
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.92%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.92%) REST
6 2 (0.92%) XML
7 1 (0.46%) Node.js
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.46%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 56 (25.69%) Data Centre
2 20 (9.17%) Management Information System
3 19 (8.72%) Security Operations Centre
4 16 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (6.42%) Clustering
6 10 (4.59%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.21%) PKI
8 6 (2.75%) Equities
8 6 (2.75%) Fixed Income
9 5 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.29%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.29%) Public Cloud
9 5 (2.29%) Replication
10 4 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.38%) CMDB
11 3 (1.38%) User Experience
12 2 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.92%) Statistics
12 2 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 85 (38.99%) Windows
2 66 (30.28%) Linux
3 44 (20.18%) Unix
4 33 (15.14%) Windows Server
5 16 (7.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (4.13%) CentOS
9 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.75%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.83%) Solaris
12 3 (1.38%) Debian
13 2 (0.92%) AIX
13 2 (0.92%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.92%) SUSE
13 2 (0.92%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.92%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.92%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.14%) Information Security
2 28 (12.84%) Migration
3 27 (12.39%) Security Operations
4 25 (11.47%) ITIL
5 24 (11.01%) Load Balancing
5 24 (11.01%) SIEM
6 23 (10.55%) DevOps
7 17 (7.80%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (7.34%) Network Design
9 15 (6.88%) Vulnerability Management
10 14 (6.42%) Risk Management
11 13 (5.96%) Change Management
11 13 (5.96%) Security Monitoring
12 12 (5.50%) Configuration Management
12 12 (5.50%) High Availability
12 12 (5.50%) Project Management
13 11 (5.05%) Asset Management
14 9 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (4.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.47%) PowerShell
2 24 (11.01%) Python
2 24 (11.01%) SQL
3 18 (8.26%) Perl
4 12 (5.50%) Bash Shell
4 12 (5.50%) Ruby
5 11 (5.05%) Java
6 5 (2.29%) PHP
7 3 (1.38%) C
7 3 (1.38%) C#
7 3 (1.38%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.38%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.38%) VBScript
8 2 (0.92%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.92%) Korn
9 1 (0.46%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.46%) Go
9 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.46%) SOQL
9 1 (0.46%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 47 (21.56%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (14.22%) CCNP
3 21 (9.63%) CISSP
4 18 (8.26%) Degree
5 16 (7.34%) CCNA
6 15 (6.88%) Security Cleared
7 12 (5.50%) CISM
8 10 (4.59%) SC Cleared
9 9 (4.13%) CCSP
10 8 (3.67%) CCIE
10 8 (3.67%) DV Cleared
11 7 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (2.75%) CCDP
12 6 (2.75%) CCSE
12 6 (2.75%) CISA
12 6 (2.75%) CNA
12 6 (2.75%) GCIA
12 6 (2.75%) GIAC
12 6 (2.75%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (2.75%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.26%) PCI DSS
2 12 (5.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.67%) COBIT
4 3 (1.38%) QA
4 3 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.46%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 33 (15.14%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.50%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.29%) Docker
4 5 (2.29%) Xen
4 5 (2.29%) XenApp
5 4 (1.83%) ProxySG
5 4 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.83%) XenServer
6 3 (1.38%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.92%) Firmware
7 2 (0.92%) iptables
7 2 (0.92%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.92%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.46%) Ceph
8 1 (0.46%) Gluster
8 1 (0.46%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.46%) vCloud
8 1 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (8.72%) Puppet
2 11 (5.05%) Ansible
2 11 (5.05%) SCCM
3 8 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 7 (3.21%) logstash
5 6 (2.75%) HAProxy
5 6 (2.75%) Kibana
6 5 (2.29%) CSIRT
6 5 (2.29%) Nagios
7 4 (1.83%) Control-M
7 4 (1.83%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.83%) SCOM
7 4 (1.83%) SELinux
7 4 (1.83%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.38%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.38%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.38%) QRadar
Vendors
1 105 (48.17%) Cisco
2 50 (22.94%) VMware
3 46 (21.10%) CheckPoint
4 29 (13.30%) Juniper
4 29 (13.30%) Palo Alto
5 28 (12.84%) Citrix
6 26 (11.93%) F5
6 26 (11.93%) Microsoft
7 17 (7.80%) Oracle
8 14 (6.42%) Fortinet
9 13 (5.96%) HP
9 13 (5.96%) Splunk
10 12 (5.50%) Red Hat
10 12 (5.50%) SolarWinds
11 11 (5.05%) Blue Coat
12 9 (4.13%) Aruba
12 9 (4.13%) Sun
13 8 (3.67%) Symantec
14 7 (3.21%) Avaya
14 7 (3.21%) Riverbed
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Rate: £150 - £160 per day
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Rate: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
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