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 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 57 59 76
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Contract jobs citing Firewall 123 180 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.70% 3.09% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.62% 24.19% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 132 115
Median daily rate £463 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £23.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +27.02%
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
462 744 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.91% 12.78% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 550 495
Median daily rate £463 £417 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.04% +11.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £298 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 25 17
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% -8.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.90 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £30.01 £51.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 89 (48.11%) Cisco
2 71 (38.38%) Windows
3 68 (36.76%) Finance
4 65 (35.14%) WAN
5 58 (31.35%) LAN
6 49 (26.49%) DNS
7 48 (25.95%) Active Directory
7 48 (25.95%) Cisco Certification
8 43 (23.24%) TCP/IP
8 43 (23.24%) Linux
9 41 (22.16%) ITIL
10 33 (17.84%) VMware
11 32 (17.30%) Unix
12 31 (16.76%) CCNP
12 31 (16.76%) CheckPoint
12 31 (16.76%) Data Centre
13 30 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
14 29 (15.68%) VPN
15 28 (15.14%) Juniper
15 28 (15.14%) Migration
15 28 (15.14%) Network Security
15 28 (15.14%) Windows Server
16 25 (13.51%) Oracle
17 24 (12.97%) Microsoft
18 23 (12.43%) DHCP
18 23 (12.43%) Windows Server 2008
18 23 (12.43%) Palo Alto
19 22 (11.89%) Banking
19 22 (11.89%) BGP
20 21 (11.35%) VMware Infrastructure

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 12 (6.49%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.32%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (3.78%) Apache
4 7 (3.78%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.24%) JBoss
5 6 (3.24%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.70%) IIS
6 5 (2.70%) Skype for Business
6 5 (2.70%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.16%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.62%) Zimbra
9 2 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.08%) CloudStack
9 2 (1.08%) Confluence
9 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.54%) CMS
10 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.86%) MS Office
3 5 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.62%) MS Project
5 1 (0.54%) HipChat
5 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.54%) Maximo
2 1 (0.54%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (3.24%) Office 365
5 5 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.16%) IaaS
7 3 (1.62%) PaaS
8 1 (0.54%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.54%) SaaS
8 1 (0.54%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 65 (35.14%) WAN
2 58 (31.35%) LAN
3 49 (26.49%) DNS
4 43 (23.24%) TCP/IP
5 30 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (15.68%) VPN
7 28 (15.14%) Network Security
8 23 (12.43%) DHCP
9 22 (11.89%) BGP
10 20 (10.81%) Wireless
11 19 (10.27%) Cisco Nexus
12 18 (9.73%) LDAP
12 18 (9.73%) SAN
13 17 (9.19%) MPLS
14 16 (8.65%) OSPF
15 14 (7.57%) EIGRP
16 11 (5.95%) SSL
17 10 (5.41%) HSRP
17 10 (5.41%) Internet
17 10 (5.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.24%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.16%) DB2
4 3 (1.62%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.54%) MySQL
5 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (6.49%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.78%) Artifactory
3 4 (2.16%) JIRA
4 3 (1.62%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.08%) Subversion
6 1 (0.54%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.54%) Maven
6 1 (0.54%) MSI
6 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (36.76%) Finance
2 22 (11.89%) Banking
3 8 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.78%) Legal
5 4 (2.16%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.16%) Law
6 3 (1.62%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.62%) Publishing
7 2 (1.08%) Retail
8 1 (0.54%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 49 (26.49%) Network Engineer
2 27 (14.59%) Architect
3 19 (10.27%) Consultant
4 16 (8.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 14 (7.57%) Network Architect
6 13 (7.03%) Cisco Engineer
6 13 (7.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 13 (7.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.41%) Analyst
8 9 (4.86%) Automation Engineer
9 8 (4.32%) Security Architect
9 8 (4.32%) Security Engineer
10 7 (3.78%) Administrator
10 7 (3.78%) Network Consultant
10 7 (3.78%) Security Consultant
11 6 (3.24%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.24%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (3.24%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (2.70%) Firewall Engineer
12 5 (2.70%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.11%) Middleware
2 12 (6.49%) .NET
2 12 (6.49%) HTML
3 6 (3.24%) 802.1X
4 5 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.16%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.62%) LAMP
6 3 (1.62%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (1.62%) Web Services
6 3 (1.62%) XML
7 2 (1.08%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.08%) SOAP
7 2 (1.08%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.54%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.54%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.54%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.54%) SAML
8 1 (0.54%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.54%) WCF
8 1 (0.54%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.76%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.41%) Public Cloud
3 9 (4.86%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.32%) Clustering
4 8 (4.32%) PKI
5 7 (3.78%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.70%) Cryptography
6 5 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.16%) CMDB
7 4 (2.16%) DataPower
7 4 (2.16%) EqualLogic
7 4 (2.16%) Replication
7 4 (2.16%) Statistics
8 3 (1.62%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.08%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.08%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 71 (38.38%) Windows
2 43 (23.24%) Linux
3 32 (17.30%) Unix
4 28 (15.14%) Windows Server
5 23 (12.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (4.32%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.24%) AIX
9 6 (3.24%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.24%) SUSE
10 5 (2.70%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.70%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.16%) CentOS
11 4 (2.16%) Solaris
11 4 (2.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.62%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.62%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.16%) ITIL
2 28 (15.14%) Migration
3 18 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (9.73%) Change Management
4 16 (8.65%) Network Design
4 16 (8.65%) Project Management
5 15 (8.11%) Information Security
6 14 (7.57%) Load Balancing
7 12 (6.49%) Configuration Management
8 11 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (5.41%) High Availability
10 9 (4.86%) Network Management
10 9 (4.86%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (4.32%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (4.32%) Identity Access Management
11 8 (4.32%) ITIL V3
11 8 (4.32%) Network Architecture
11 8 (4.32%) Service Management
11 8 (4.32%) Software Delivery
12 7 (3.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.35%) Bash Shell
2 19 (10.27%) PowerShell
3 18 (9.73%) Python
4 13 (7.03%) Perl
5 12 (6.49%) SQL
6 11 (5.95%) Java
7 8 (4.32%) C++
7 8 (4.32%) VBScript
8 7 (3.78%) C#
9 6 (3.24%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.16%) Ruby
11 3 (1.62%) Korn
12 1 (0.54%) C
12 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 48 (25.95%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (16.76%) CCNP
3 16 (8.65%) Degree
4 14 (7.57%) CCNA
4 14 (7.57%) CISSP
4 14 (7.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (7.03%) MCSE
5 13 (7.03%) Security Cleared
6 11 (5.95%) CCIE
6 11 (5.95%) SC Cleared
7 8 (4.32%) CISM
8 7 (3.78%) CCDP
9 6 (3.24%) CCDE
10 5 (2.70%) CCSE
10 5 (2.70%) CISA
10 5 (2.70%) MCITP
11 3 (1.62%) CCSP
11 3 (1.62%) MCTS
11 3 (1.62%) RHCA
11 3 (1.62%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.24%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.16%) COBIT
3 4 (2.16%) SLA
4 2 (1.08%) COSO
4 2 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.08%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (1.08%) ISO15022
4 2 (1.08%) ISO20022
4 2 (1.08%) ISO27005
4 2 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.54%) MiFID
5 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 48 (25.95%) Active Directory
2 21 (11.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.41%) VMware ESX
3 10 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.70%) UAG
4 5 (2.70%) vSphere
5 3 (1.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (1.62%) NFS
5 3 (1.62%) Snort
5 3 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.62%) XenApp
5 3 (1.62%) XenServer
6 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.08%) Xen
7 1 (0.54%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (7.57%) Puppet
2 13 (7.03%) Ansible
3 11 (5.95%) SCOM
4 5 (2.70%) FortiGate
4 5 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.70%) SCCM
5 4 (2.16%) WSUS
6 3 (1.62%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.62%) BladeLogic
6 3 (1.62%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (1.62%) IBM BigFix
6 3 (1.62%) Nagios
6 3 (1.62%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.62%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (1.08%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.08%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (1.08%) Salt
7 2 (1.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 89 (48.11%) Cisco
2 33 (17.84%) VMware
3 31 (16.76%) CheckPoint
4 28 (15.14%) Juniper
5 25 (13.51%) Oracle
6 24 (12.97%) Microsoft
7 23 (12.43%) Palo Alto
8 21 (11.35%) F5
9 13 (7.03%) Dell
10 10 (5.41%) HP
10 10 (5.41%) IBM
10 10 (5.41%) Red Hat
11 9 (4.86%) Avaya
11 9 (4.86%) Citrix
11 9 (4.86%) Riverbed
12 8 (4.32%) Blue Coat
12 8 (4.32%) SolarWinds
12 8 (4.32%) TOWER Software
13 5 (2.70%) Nokia
13 5 (2.70%) Symantec
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