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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 62 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 106 153 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.20% 2.82% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.66% 21.64% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 117 111
Median daily rate £440 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £22.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £26.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +39.47%
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
448 707 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.52% 13.03% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 525 507
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £248 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £13.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

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 25 May 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 May 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 87 (48.60%) Cisco
2 62 (34.64%) WAN
3 60 (33.52%) Windows
3 60 (33.52%) Finance
4 52 (29.05%) LAN
5 44 (24.58%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (23.46%) DNS
7 40 (22.35%) Linux
7 40 (22.35%) Active Directory
8 38 (21.23%) ITIL
8 38 (21.23%) TCP/IP
9 36 (20.11%) VPN
9 36 (20.11%) Unix
10 33 (18.44%) CCNP
10 33 (18.44%) Cisco ASA
11 32 (17.88%) Juniper
12 31 (17.32%) CheckPoint
13 28 (15.64%) Data Centre
14 27 (15.08%) BGP
14 27 (15.08%) Migration
14 27 (15.08%) Network Security
15 26 (14.53%) F5
15 26 (14.53%) VMware
16 25 (13.97%) Wireless
17 23 (12.85%) Oracle
17 23 (12.85%) Palo Alto
17 23 (12.85%) Windows Server
18 22 (12.29%) Banking
18 22 (12.29%) Bash Shell
19 21 (11.73%) Microsoft

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 10 (5.59%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.47%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.91%) OpenStack
3 7 (3.91%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (3.35%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.79%) JBoss
6 4 (2.23%) Apache
6 4 (2.23%) IIS
6 4 (2.23%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.23%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.68%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.68%) Zimbra
8 2 (1.12%) CloudStack
8 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.12%) Node.js
9 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.56%) Lightstreamer
9 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (5.59%) MS Excel
1 10 (5.59%) MS Office
2 6 (3.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.12%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) HipChat
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.56%) Maximo
2 1 (0.56%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.47%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.79%) Office 365
4 4 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.12%) IaaS
6 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.56%) PaaS
6 1 (0.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 62 (34.64%) WAN
2 52 (29.05%) LAN
3 42 (23.46%) DNS
4 38 (21.23%) TCP/IP
5 36 (20.11%) VPN
6 33 (18.44%) Cisco ASA
7 27 (15.08%) BGP
7 27 (15.08%) Network Security
8 25 (13.97%) Wireless
9 20 (11.17%) DHCP
9 20 (11.17%) OSPF
10 18 (10.06%) MPLS
11 17 (9.50%) SAN
12 15 (8.38%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (8.38%) EIGRP
13 14 (7.82%) LDAP
14 12 (6.70%) VoIP
15 11 (6.15%) SSL
16 10 (5.59%) Internet
16 10 (5.59%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.79%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.23%) DB2
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.56%) MySQL
5 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (7.26%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.91%) Artifactory
3 4 (2.23%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.68%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.68%) JIRA
5 2 (1.12%) Maven
5 2 (1.12%) Subversion
6 1 (0.56%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.56%) gulp
6 1 (0.56%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.56%) MSI
6 1 (0.56%) Selenium
6 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (33.52%) Finance
2 22 (12.29%) Banking
3 8 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.79%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.79%) Legal
5 4 (2.23%) Law
5 4 (2.23%) Retail
6 3 (1.68%) Publishing
7 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 53 (29.61%) Network Engineer
2 21 (11.73%) Architect
3 16 (8.94%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (7.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (7.26%) Consultant
6 12 (6.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 12 (6.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 10 (5.59%) Analyst
7 10 (5.59%) Network Architect
8 9 (5.03%) Automation Engineer
9 8 (4.47%) Security Engineer
9 8 (4.47%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.91%) Security Architect
11 6 (3.35%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.35%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (3.35%) Network Support
11 6 (3.35%) Security Consultant
12 5 (2.79%) Support Engineer
12 5 (2.79%) Voice Engineer
12 5 (2.79%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.26%) Middleware
2 10 (5.59%) .NET
2 10 (5.59%) 802.1X
2 10 (5.59%) HTML
3 4 (2.23%) Web Services
3 4 (2.23%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (2.23%) XML
4 3 (1.68%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.68%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (1.68%) LAMP
4 3 (1.68%) XML Messaging
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.56%) REST
6 1 (0.56%) RESTful
6 1 (0.56%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.56%) Spring
6 1 (0.56%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.56%) WCF
6 1 (0.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.64%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.59%) Public Cloud
3 9 (5.03%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.47%) PKI
5 7 (3.91%) Clustering
5 7 (3.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (3.91%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.79%) Cryptography
6 5 (2.79%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.23%) CMDB
7 4 (2.23%) DataPower
7 4 (2.23%) Statistics
7 4 (2.23%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.12%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.12%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.12%) IPTV
8 2 (1.12%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 60 (33.52%) Windows
2 40 (22.35%) Linux
3 36 (20.11%) Unix
4 23 (12.85%) Windows Server
5 17 (9.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (4.47%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.35%) AIX
9 6 (3.35%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.35%) SUSE
10 4 (2.23%) CentOS
10 4 (2.23%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.23%) Solaris
10 4 (2.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (2.23%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.68%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.12%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.23%) ITIL
2 27 (15.08%) Migration
3 18 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (9.50%) Change Management
4 17 (9.50%) Network Design
5 16 (8.94%) Load Balancing
6 12 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (6.70%) Information Security
7 11 (6.15%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (5.59%) High Availability
8 10 (5.59%) Project Management
9 9 (5.03%) Network Architecture
10 8 (4.47%) Change Control
10 8 (4.47%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (4.47%) ITIL V3
10 8 (4.47%) Service Management
10 8 (4.47%) Software Delivery
11 7 (3.91%) Asset Management
11 7 (3.91%) Configuration Management
11 7 (3.91%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.29%) Bash Shell
2 17 (9.50%) PowerShell
3 16 (8.94%) Python
4 14 (7.82%) Perl
5 10 (5.59%) SQL
6 9 (5.03%) Java
7 6 (3.35%) C++
7 6 (3.35%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.35%) VBScript
8 5 (2.79%) C#
9 3 (1.68%) Korn
9 3 (1.68%) Ruby
10 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (24.58%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (18.44%) CCNP
3 13 (7.26%) CCNA
3 13 (7.26%) Degree
4 12 (6.70%) CISSP
5 10 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.59%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.03%) MCSE
6 9 (5.03%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.91%) CCDP
7 7 (3.91%) CCIE
7 7 (3.91%) CISM
8 4 (2.23%) JNCIP
8 4 (2.23%) JNCIS
9 3 (1.68%) CCSE
9 3 (1.68%) CISA
9 3 (1.68%) JNCIE
9 3 (1.68%) MCITP
9 3 (1.68%) MCTS
9 3 (1.68%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.91%) SLA
2 6 (3.35%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.23%) COBIT
5 3 (1.68%) ISO15022
5 3 (1.68%) ISO20022
6 2 (1.12%) COSO
6 2 (1.12%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (1.12%) ISO27005
6 2 (1.12%) QA
7 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 40 (22.35%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.03%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (4.47%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.79%) vSphere
6 4 (2.23%) UAG
7 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.68%) NFS
7 3 (1.68%) Snort
8 2 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.12%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.12%) Xen
8 2 (1.12%) XenApp
8 2 (1.12%) XenServer
9 1 (0.56%) Docker
9 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.56%) vCloud
9 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (7.26%) Ansible
2 11 (6.15%) Puppet
3 6 (3.35%) SCOM
4 5 (2.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.79%) SCCM
5 4 (2.23%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (2.23%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (2.23%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.68%) BladeLogic
6 3 (1.68%) Nagios
6 3 (1.68%) vMotion
7 2 (1.12%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.12%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.12%) IBM BigFix
7 2 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (1.12%) Salt
7 2 (1.12%) Terraform
7 2 (1.12%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 87 (48.60%) Cisco
2 32 (17.88%) Juniper
3 31 (17.32%) CheckPoint
4 26 (14.53%) F5
4 26 (14.53%) VMware
5 23 (12.85%) Oracle
5 23 (12.85%) Palo Alto
6 21 (11.73%) Microsoft
7 16 (8.94%) Riverbed
8 10 (5.59%) HP
8 10 (5.59%) Red Hat
9 9 (5.03%) Blue Coat
9 9 (5.03%) Citrix
9 9 (5.03%) IBM
9 9 (5.03%) SolarWinds
10 8 (4.47%) Avaya
10 8 (4.47%) Dell
10 8 (4.47%) Fortinet
10 8 (4.47%) TOWER Software
11 4 (2.23%) Software AG
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