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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 53 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 147 205 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.37% 3.47% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.89% 26.52% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 158 115
Median daily rate £465 £433 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.51% +15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £307 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +12.50%
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
527 773 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.68% 13.08% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 575 489
Median daily rate £470 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 25 23
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.25% -12.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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.

1 125 (53.88%) Cisco
2 93 (40.09%) Finance
3 88 (37.93%) Windows
4 75 (32.33%) WAN
5 73 (31.47%) Cisco Certification
6 71 (30.60%) LAN
7 64 (27.59%) Active Directory
8 61 (26.29%) CheckPoint
8 61 (26.29%) TCP/IP
9 58 (25.00%) DNS
10 48 (20.69%) Linux
10 48 (20.69%) ITIL
11 46 (19.83%) Data Centre
12 45 (19.40%) CCNP
12 45 (19.40%) Cisco ASA
13 42 (18.10%) VMware
14 36 (15.52%) Juniper
15 35 (15.09%) Unix
15 35 (15.09%) Migration
15 35 (15.09%) Network Security
16 32 (13.79%) PowerShell
16 32 (13.79%) Windows Server
17 31 (13.36%) Palo Alto
17 31 (13.36%) BGP
17 31 (13.36%) Microsoft
17 31 (13.36%) F5
18 29 (12.50%) Oracle
18 29 (12.50%) VPN
19 28 (12.07%) Cisco Nexus
20 27 (11.64%) CCNA

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 (4.31%) WebSphere
2 9 (3.88%) JBoss
2 9 (3.88%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.45%) Apache
4 7 (3.02%) IIS
4 7 (3.02%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.59%) OpenStack
5 6 (2.59%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.59%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.29%) Zimbra
8 2 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.86%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.86%) Confluence
9 1 (0.43%) CMS
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (7.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.02%) MS Office
3 5 (2.16%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.72%) MS Project
5 1 (0.43%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.45%) Office 365
4 7 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.72%) IaaS
7 3 (1.29%) PaaS
8 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.43%) SaaS
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 75 (32.33%) WAN
2 71 (30.60%) LAN
3 61 (26.29%) TCP/IP
4 58 (25.00%) DNS
5 45 (19.40%) Cisco ASA
6 35 (15.09%) Network Security
7 31 (13.36%) BGP
8 29 (12.50%) VPN
9 28 (12.07%) Cisco Nexus
10 26 (11.21%) DHCP
11 25 (10.78%) Wireless
12 22 (9.48%) LDAP
13 21 (9.05%) SAN
14 20 (8.62%) MPLS
15 19 (8.19%) OSPF
16 14 (6.03%) Multicast
17 13 (5.60%) SSL
17 13 (5.60%) VoIP
18 12 (5.17%) EIGRP
18 12 (5.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (0.86%) Big Data
4 2 (0.86%) DB2
4 2 (0.86%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.43%) MySQL
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (6.47%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.02%) Artifactory
3 4 (1.72%) JIRA
4 3 (1.29%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.86%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.86%) Subversion
6 1 (0.43%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.43%) Maven
6 1 (0.43%) MSI
6 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 93 (40.09%) Finance
2 27 (11.64%) Banking
3 11 (4.74%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.45%) Legal
5 6 (2.59%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.16%) Law
7 3 (1.29%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.29%) Publishing
8 1 (0.43%) Front Office
8 1 (0.43%) Games
8 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (28.02%) Network Engineer
2 32 (13.79%) Architect
3 22 (9.48%) Consultant
4 19 (8.19%) Senior Network Engineer
5 18 (7.76%) Network Architect
6 16 (6.90%) Administrator
6 16 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
6 16 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 15 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (5.17%) Analyst
9 11 (4.74%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (4.31%) Automation Engineer
10 10 (4.31%) Network Consultant
11 9 (3.88%) Firewall Engineer
11 9 (3.88%) Security Architect
11 9 (3.88%) Security Engineer
12 8 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (3.45%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
13 6 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.33%) HTML
2 13 (5.60%) Middleware
3 12 (5.17%) .NET
4 7 (3.02%) 802.1X
4 7 (3.02%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.72%) Web Services
5 4 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.29%) LAMP
6 3 (1.29%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (1.29%) SOAP
7 2 (0.86%) XML
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.43%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.43%) Node.js
8 1 (0.43%) REST
8 1 (0.43%) RESTful
8 1 (0.43%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.43%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.43%) XMPP
8 1 (0.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (19.83%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.60%) Public Cloud
3 11 (4.74%) Clustering
3 11 (4.74%) PKI
4 8 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.59%) Cryptography
5 6 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.16%) EqualLogic
6 5 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.16%) Replication
7 4 (1.72%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.72%) CMDB
7 4 (1.72%) DataPower
7 4 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.29%) Fintech
8 3 (1.29%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 88 (37.93%) Windows
2 48 (20.69%) Linux
3 35 (15.09%) Unix
4 32 (13.79%) Windows Server
5 24 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (8.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (3.88%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.59%) AIX
10 5 (2.16%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.16%) Solaris
10 5 (2.16%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.72%) CentOS
11 4 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.72%) SUSE
11 4 (1.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.72%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.86%) Android
12 2 (0.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.69%) ITIL
2 35 (15.09%) Migration
3 25 (10.78%) Network Design
4 21 (9.05%) Change Management
4 21 (9.05%) Project Management
5 19 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (7.33%) Change Control
7 16 (6.90%) Information Security
8 15 (6.47%) Load Balancing
9 14 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (6.03%) Network Management
10 13 (5.60%) High Availability
11 12 (5.17%) Configuration Management
11 12 (5.17%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (4.74%) Network Architecture
13 10 (4.31%) Service Management
14 9 (3.88%) DevOps
14 9 (3.88%) Penetration Testing
15 8 (3.45%) Software Delivery
15 8 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 22 (9.48%) Bash Shell
2 22 (9.48%) Python
3 15 (6.47%) Perl
4 13 (5.60%) SQL
5 12 (5.17%) Java
6 9 (3.88%) C++
7 8 (3.45%) VBScript
8 7 (3.02%) C#
9 6 (2.59%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.72%) Ruby
11 1 (0.43%) C
11 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.43%) Korn
Qualifications
1 73 (31.47%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (19.40%) CCNP
3 27 (11.64%) CCNA
4 16 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (6.47%) CCIE
5 15 (6.47%) Degree
5 15 (6.47%) MCSE
5 15 (6.47%) Security Cleared
6 13 (5.60%) SC Cleared
7 11 (4.74%) CCDP
7 11 (4.74%) CISSP
8 10 (4.31%) CCDE
9 7 (3.02%) CCSE
9 7 (3.02%) MCP
9 7 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (2.59%) MCITP
11 5 (2.16%) CCSP
11 5 (2.16%) CISM
12 4 (1.72%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.45%) SLA
3 4 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.29%) COBIT
5 2 (0.86%) COSO
5 2 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.86%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (0.86%) ISO27005
5 2 (0.86%) QA
5 2 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.43%) MiFID
System Software
1 64 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 25 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.17%) VMware ESX
4 10 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (3.45%) vSphere
6 6 (2.59%) UAG
7 5 (2.16%) XenApp
8 4 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.29%) ISA Server
9 3 (1.29%) NFS
9 3 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (1.29%) XenServer
10 2 (0.86%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.86%) Snort
10 2 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.86%) Xen
11 1 (0.43%) Docker
11 1 (0.43%) vCloud
11 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (6.90%) SCOM
2 15 (6.47%) Ansible
3 13 (5.60%) Puppet
4 10 (4.31%) SCCM
5 5 (2.16%) FortiGate
5 5 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.16%) WSUS
6 4 (1.72%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.72%) IBM BigFix
6 4 (1.72%) Nagios
6 4 (1.72%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 3 (1.29%) BladeLogic
7 3 (1.29%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.29%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.86%) Control-M
8 2 (0.86%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 125 (53.88%) Cisco
2 61 (26.29%) CheckPoint
3 42 (18.10%) VMware
4 36 (15.52%) Juniper
5 31 (13.36%) F5
5 31 (13.36%) Microsoft
5 31 (13.36%) Palo Alto
6 29 (12.50%) Oracle
7 17 (7.33%) Citrix
7 17 (7.33%) Dell
8 13 (5.60%) Riverbed
8 13 (5.60%) SolarWinds
9 12 (5.17%) HP
9 12 (5.17%) Red Hat
10 11 (4.74%) Blue Coat
10 11 (4.74%) IBM
11 8 (3.45%) Aruba
11 8 (3.45%) Avaya
11 8 (3.45%) TOWER Software
12 6 (2.59%) Symantec
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