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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 69 73 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing Firewall 106 86 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.35% 2.52% 3.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.18% 24.50% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 67 129
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £265 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £541 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +35.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.38 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.61% -10.50%
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 City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
421 351 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.30% 10.28% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 265 551
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 17
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +17.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 123 (52.56%) Cisco
2 100 (42.74%) Finance
3 83 (35.47%) Windows
4 70 (29.91%) CheckPoint
5 68 (29.06%) Data Centre
6 66 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
7 59 (25.21%) Linux
8 54 (23.08%) VMware
9 53 (22.65%) TCP/IP
9 53 (22.65%) Network Security
10 48 (20.51%) LAN
11 47 (20.09%) Active Directory
12 43 (18.38%) WAN
13 41 (17.52%) Unix
13 41 (17.52%) DNS
14 40 (17.09%) Juniper
14 40 (17.09%) Cisco ASA
15 39 (16.67%) F5
16 37 (15.81%) CCNP
17 35 (14.96%) Information Security
17 35 (14.96%) VMware Infrastructure
17 35 (14.96%) Banking
17 35 (14.96%) Palo Alto
18 34 (14.53%) Wireless
19 32 (13.68%) Microsoft
20 31 (13.25%) ITIL
20 31 (13.25%) BGP
20 31 (13.25%) Migration
20 31 (13.25%) PowerShell
21 29 (12.39%) VPN

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 16 (6.84%) Apache
2 11 (4.70%) IIS
3 9 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.42%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.42%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.99%) JBoss
6 6 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.56%) nginx
7 5 (2.14%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.71%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.71%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.28%) CMS
9 3 (1.28%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.43%) Confluence
11 1 (0.43%) Jetty
11 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 15 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
2 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.43%) MS Project
2 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.85%) GitHub
4 7 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (2.56%) Office 365
6 3 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.28%) IaaS
6 3 (1.28%) SaaS
7 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.85%) PaaS
7 2 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.43%) Force.com
8 1 (0.43%) G Suite
8 1 (0.43%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 53 (22.65%) Network Security
1 53 (22.65%) TCP/IP
2 48 (20.51%) LAN
3 43 (18.38%) WAN
4 41 (17.52%) DNS
5 40 (17.09%) Cisco ASA
6 34 (14.53%) Wireless
7 31 (13.25%) BGP
8 29 (12.39%) VPN
9 25 (10.68%) Cisco Nexus
10 22 (9.40%) DHCP
11 21 (8.97%) OSPF
11 21 (8.97%) SSL
12 20 (8.55%) MPLS
13 16 (6.84%) Multicast
14 15 (6.41%) Internet
14 15 (6.41%) SAN
15 14 (5.98%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (5.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 13 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.27%) MySQL
3 7 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.71%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.28%) Big Data
7 3 (1.28%) DB2
7 3 (1.28%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.85%) Ingres
8 2 (0.85%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.85%) Redis
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 9 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (1.28%) Gerrit
3 3 (1.28%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.85%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.85%) JIRA
4 2 (0.85%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.43%) GitLab
5 1 (0.43%) MSI
General
1 100 (42.74%) Finance
2 35 (14.96%) Banking
3 18 (7.69%) Legal
4 14 (5.98%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.42%) Retail
6 5 (2.14%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Games
8 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (27.35%) Network Engineer
2 36 (15.38%) Analyst
3 27 (11.54%) Security Analyst
4 24 (10.26%) Architect
5 19 (8.12%) Senior Network Engineer
6 17 (7.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 16 (6.84%) Administrator
7 16 (6.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 15 (6.41%) Consultant
8 15 (6.41%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 12 (5.13%) Firewall Engineer
10 11 (4.70%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.70%) Security Engineer
11 10 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.42%) Network Security Engineer
12 8 (3.42%) Security Specialist
13 7 (2.99%) Information Analyst
13 7 (2.99%) Network Analyst
13 7 (2.99%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.85%) Middleware
2 7 (2.99%) 802.1X
2 7 (2.99%) HTML
2 7 (2.99%) LAMP
3 5 (2.14%) .NET
3 5 (2.14%) Web Services
4 4 (1.71%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (1.71%) SOAP
5 3 (1.28%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.28%) J2EE
5 3 (1.28%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.85%) CSS
6 2 (0.85%) ELK Stack
6 2 (0.85%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.85%) REST
6 2 (0.85%) XML
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 68 (29.06%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.55%) Management Information System
3 19 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.12%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (4.70%) PKI
5 10 (4.27%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.85%) Clustering
7 6 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.56%) Equities
7 6 (2.56%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.56%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.14%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.28%) CMDB
10 3 (1.28%) Fintech
10 3 (1.28%) Replication
10 3 (1.28%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.85%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 83 (35.47%) Windows
2 59 (25.21%) Linux
3 41 (17.52%) Unix
4 25 (10.68%) Windows Server
5 17 (7.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (7.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.85%) CentOS
8 7 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.14%) Solaris
9 5 (2.14%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.71%) AIX
11 2 (0.85%) Android
11 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.85%) Debian
11 2 (0.85%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.85%) SUSE
11 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.96%) Information Security
2 31 (13.25%) ITIL
2 31 (13.25%) Migration
3 27 (11.54%) Security Operations
4 24 (10.26%) Load Balancing
4 24 (10.26%) SIEM
5 23 (9.83%) Network Design
6 21 (8.97%) Project Management
7 19 (8.12%) Change Management
8 17 (7.26%) Cybersecurity
8 17 (7.26%) DevOps
9 15 (6.41%) Change Control
10 14 (5.98%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (5.98%) Configuration Management
10 14 (5.98%) Network Management
10 14 (5.98%) Vulnerability Management
11 13 (5.56%) Risk Management
11 13 (5.56%) Service Management
12 12 (5.13%) Asset Management
13 11 (4.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 31 (13.25%) PowerShell
2 20 (8.55%) Python
2 20 (8.55%) SQL
3 15 (6.41%) Perl
4 10 (4.27%) Java
5 9 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 8 (3.42%) Ruby
7 6 (2.56%) C#
8 5 (2.14%) PHP
9 3 (1.28%) C
9 3 (1.28%) C++
9 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.28%) VBScript
10 2 (0.85%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.85%) Korn
11 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.43%) Go
11 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.43%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 66 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (15.81%) CCNP
3 28 (11.97%) CCNA
4 23 (9.83%) CISSP
5 19 (8.12%) Degree
6 17 (7.26%) Security Cleared
7 14 (5.98%) CCIE
8 12 (5.13%) CISM
8 12 (5.13%) SC Cleared
9 11 (4.70%) MCP
10 9 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (3.42%) CCDP
12 7 (2.99%) CCSP
12 7 (2.99%) DV Cleared
12 7 (2.99%) GIAC
12 7 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (2.99%) MCSE
12 7 (2.99%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (2.56%) GCIA
13 6 (2.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.83%) PCI DSS
2 18 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.42%) COBIT
4 4 (1.71%) SLA
5 3 (1.28%) QA
5 3 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.43%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 47 (20.09%) Active Directory
2 35 (14.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.27%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.99%) XenApp
5 6 (2.56%) vSphere
6 5 (2.14%) Docker
6 5 (2.14%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.71%) DFS Replication
7 4 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.71%) ProxySG
7 4 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.71%) Xen
8 3 (1.28%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.85%) Firmware
9 2 (0.85%) iptables
9 2 (0.85%) XenServer
10 1 (0.43%) Gluster
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (7.26%) Puppet
2 14 (5.98%) SCCM
3 10 (4.27%) Ansible
4 8 (3.42%) SCOM
5 6 (2.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (2.14%) HAProxy
6 5 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.71%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (1.71%) Kibana
7 4 (1.71%) logstash
7 4 (1.71%) SELinux
7 4 (1.71%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.28%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.28%) Nagios
8 3 (1.28%) OPNET
8 3 (1.28%) QRadar
9 2 (0.85%) Nessus
9 2 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 123 (52.56%) Cisco
2 70 (29.91%) CheckPoint
3 54 (23.08%) VMware
4 40 (17.09%) Juniper
5 39 (16.67%) F5
6 35 (14.96%) Palo Alto
7 32 (13.68%) Microsoft
8 29 (12.39%) Citrix
9 17 (7.26%) Oracle
10 16 (6.84%) Blue Coat
10 16 (6.84%) Fortinet
11 14 (5.98%) Aruba
11 14 (5.98%) SolarWinds
12 13 (5.56%) Red Hat
12 13 (5.56%) Riverbed
13 12 (5.13%) Splunk
14 11 (4.70%) HP
15 9 (3.85%) Sun
15 9 (3.85%) Tufin
16 8 (3.42%) TippingPoint
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