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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 47 110 104
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 220 120 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.79% 1.68% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.53% 13.65% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 73 91
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £15.25 £52.75 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.09% +95.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £48.00 £22.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £59.25 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.30 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+29.53% -25.76%
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
799 879 1042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.77% 12.29% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 586 684
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 43
Average hourly rate £19.50 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.38 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 204 (53.83%) Cisco
2 116 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
3 115 (30.34%) Finance
4 110 (29.02%) CheckPoint
5 100 (26.39%) Juniper
6 93 (24.54%) Windows
7 91 (24.01%) VPN
8 90 (23.75%) Network Security
9 84 (22.16%) CCNP
10 81 (21.37%) WAN
11 79 (20.84%) LAN
12 76 (20.05%) TCP/IP
13 74 (19.53%) F5
14 68 (17.94%) Linux
15 65 (17.15%) Banking
16 63 (16.62%) UNIX
17 59 (15.57%) ITIL
17 59 (15.57%) Active Directory
18 57 (15.04%) DNS
19 53 (13.98%) BGP
20 52 (13.72%) VMware
21 49 (12.93%) Microsoft
22 45 (11.87%) SQL
23 42 (11.08%) Cisco ASA
24 41 (10.82%) VLAN
24 41 (10.82%) Citrix
25 40 (10.55%) SSL
25 40 (10.55%) Cisco Nexus
26 39 (10.29%) Wireless
26 39 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 31 (8.18%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (3.43%) IIS
3 12 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.37%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.11%) Lync
6 6 (1.58%) Apache
6 6 (1.58%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.79%) Confluence
8 3 (0.79%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.53%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.26%) CMS
10 1 (0.26%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 21 (5.54%) MS Office
2 11 (2.90%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.79%) MS Project
4 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.11%) SaaS
2 4 (1.06%) PaaS
3 3 (0.79%) Office 365
3 3 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (24.01%) VPN
2 90 (23.75%) Network Security
3 81 (21.37%) WAN
4 79 (20.84%) LAN
5 76 (20.05%) TCP/IP
6 57 (15.04%) DNS
7 53 (13.98%) BGP
8 42 (11.08%) Cisco ASA
9 41 (10.82%) VLAN
10 40 (10.55%) SSL
10 40 (10.55%) Cisco Nexus
11 39 (10.29%) Wireless
12 37 (9.76%) OSPF
13 35 (9.23%) SAN
14 34 (8.97%) EIGRP
14 34 (8.97%) Multicast
15 30 (7.92%) MPLS
16 27 (7.12%) DHCP
17 26 (6.86%) VoIP
17 26 (6.86%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.85%) MySQL
3 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.79%) DB2
4 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.53%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.26%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.26%) Big Data
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (1.58%) JIRA
2 3 (0.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.79%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.26%) JUnit
3 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.26%) Selenium
3 1 (0.26%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 115 (30.34%) Finance
2 65 (17.15%) Banking
3 24 (6.33%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.69%) Retail
5 12 (3.17%) Legal
6 9 (2.37%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.85%) Front Office
8 5 (1.32%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.79%) Advertising
9 3 (0.79%) International Banking
10 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.26%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.26%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Marketing
11 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 91 (24.01%) Network Engineer
2 63 (16.62%) Analyst
3 46 (12.14%) Security Engineer
4 32 (8.44%) Cisco Engineer
5 26 (6.86%) Architect
5 26 (6.86%) Support Engineer
6 24 (6.33%) Security Analyst
7 21 (5.54%) Administrator
8 18 (4.75%) Consultant
9 17 (4.49%) Network Security Engineer
9 17 (4.49%) Senior Network Engineer
10 15 (3.96%) Network Support
11 14 (3.69%) Project Engineer
11 14 (3.69%) Cisco Support
12 13 (3.43%) Project Manager
12 13 (3.43%) Telephony Engineer
12 13 (3.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 12 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (2.90%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.64%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (2.37%) Rendezvous
3 7 (1.85%) XML
3 7 (1.85%) XMPP
4 6 (1.58%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (1.58%) Middleware
5 4 (1.06%) CSS
5 4 (1.06%) Web Services
6 3 (0.79%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.79%) LAMP
6 3 (0.79%) HTML
6 3 (0.79%) .NET
7 2 (0.53%) JSON
7 2 (0.53%) jQuery
7 2 (0.53%) SOAP
7 2 (0.53%) FIXML
7 2 (0.53%) REST
7 2 (0.53%) WebSockets
8 1 (0.26%) HTML5
8 1 (0.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.96%) Blackberry
2 14 (3.69%) Clustering
3 13 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.64%) PKI
4 10 (2.64%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.85%) Thin Client
6 7 (1.85%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.58%) Replication
7 6 (1.58%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.32%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.06%) CESG
10 3 (0.79%) FlexPod
10 3 (0.79%) Equities
10 3 (0.79%) Firmware
10 3 (0.79%) Open Source
10 3 (0.79%) RMADS
10 3 (0.79%) SecurID
10 3 (0.79%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 93 (24.54%) Windows
2 68 (17.94%) Linux
3 63 (16.62%) UNIX
4 26 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (5.80%) Windows 7
6 17 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (3.43%) Solaris
9 8 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.85%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.58%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.06%) AIX
13 3 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.79%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.79%) SUSE
13 3 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.53%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.53%) Android
15 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (15.57%) ITIL
2 28 (7.39%) Information Security
3 27 (7.12%) Load Balancing
3 27 (7.12%) Security Architecture
4 26 (6.86%) Project Management
4 26 (6.86%) Penetration Testing
5 22 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (5.54%) Service Management
6 21 (5.54%) Business Continuity
7 19 (5.01%) Risk Management
8 18 (4.75%) Network Design
8 18 (4.75%) BCP
8 18 (4.75%) Business Continuity Planning
8 18 (4.75%) Mentoring
9 17 (4.49%) Risk Assessment
10 16 (4.22%) E-Commerce
10 16 (4.22%) Migration
10 16 (4.22%) Change Management
11 14 (3.69%) Vulnerability Management
11 14 (3.69%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 45 (11.87%) SQL
2 21 (5.54%) Perl
3 13 (3.43%) Python
4 10 (2.64%) Java
5 6 (1.58%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.06%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.06%) C
7 3 (0.79%) C++
7 3 (0.79%) PHP
7 3 (0.79%) Ruby
8 2 (0.53%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.53%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.53%) C#
9 1 (0.26%) VBA
9 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 116 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (22.16%) CCNP
3 37 (9.76%) CCNA
4 30 (7.92%) CISSP
5 21 (5.54%) CCIE
6 19 (5.01%) CCSE
7 17 (4.49%) Security Cleared
8 14 (3.69%) Degree
8 14 (3.69%) CCVP
9 13 (3.43%) SC Cleared
10 12 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (2.37%) JNCIS
13 8 (2.11%) GIAC
13 8 (2.11%) CCSA
14 7 (1.85%) CISM
14 7 (1.85%) MCSE
14 7 (1.85%) GCIA
15 6 (1.58%) CNA
15 6 (1.58%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.85%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.32%) SLA
5 4 (1.06%) QA
6 3 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 59 (15.57%) Active Directory
2 39 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.75%) XenApp
4 15 (3.96%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.64%) Xen
5 10 (2.64%) vSphere
6 9 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (2.37%) VMware ESX
7 8 (2.11%) ProxySG
7 8 (2.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (1.85%) UAG
8 7 (1.85%) NLBS
9 6 (1.58%) Snort
9 6 (1.58%) RHEV
10 5 (1.32%) NFS
11 4 (1.06%) XenServer
11 4 (1.06%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.06%) ISA Server
11 4 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.79%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 22 (5.80%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (3.43%) Cisco UCCE
2 13 (3.43%) Cisco UCCX
3 11 (2.90%) SCCM
4 10 (2.64%) WSUS
5 8 (2.11%) Backup Exec
6 7 (1.85%) OPNET
7 5 (1.32%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 5 (1.32%) Puppet
7 5 (1.32%) Control-M
8 4 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.79%) RANCID
9 3 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.79%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (0.79%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (0.79%) Nagios
9 3 (0.79%) OpenNMS
9 3 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.53%) Nessus
Vendors
1 204 (53.83%) Cisco
2 110 (29.02%) CheckPoint
3 100 (26.39%) Juniper
4 74 (19.53%) F5
5 52 (13.72%) VMware
6 49 (12.93%) Microsoft
7 41 (10.82%) Citrix
8 38 (10.03%) Blue Coat
9 28 (7.39%) HP
10 23 (6.07%) Oracle
11 19 (5.01%) IBM
12 16 (4.22%) TIBCO
13 13 (3.43%) McAfee
13 13 (3.43%) Red Hat
14 11 (2.90%) Symantec
14 11 (2.90%) Websense
14 11 (2.90%) EMC
14 11 (2.90%) NetApp
14 11 (2.90%) Sun
15 10 (2.64%) Nokia
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum + NEG
Posted: 3 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: Excellent Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £585 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £180.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago