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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 61 67 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs citing Firewall 126 142 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.74% 3.12% 3.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.37% 24.11% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 114 134
Median daily rate £450 £438 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £311 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £546 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £361
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.01 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.30% -23.61%
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
517 589 830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.34% 12.94% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 446 545
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £298 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 26
Median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.47 £27.68 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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.

1 133 (51.55%) Cisco
2 108 (41.86%) Finance
3 91 (35.27%) Windows
4 75 (29.07%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (26.74%) Active Directory
5 69 (26.74%) WAN
6 68 (26.36%) LAN
7 64 (24.81%) TCP/IP
7 64 (24.81%) CheckPoint
8 61 (23.64%) Data Centre
9 57 (22.09%) DNS
10 53 (20.54%) Linux
10 53 (20.54%) VMware
11 48 (18.60%) Network Security
12 43 (16.67%) Unix
12 43 (16.67%) CCNP
13 42 (16.28%) ITIL
13 42 (16.28%) Migration
14 40 (15.50%) Juniper
15 38 (14.73%) PowerShell
15 38 (14.73%) F5
16 37 (14.34%) Cisco ASA
16 37 (14.34%) Banking
17 35 (13.57%) Palo Alto
18 34 (13.18%) BGP
18 34 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
19 32 (12.40%) Microsoft
20 31 (12.02%) Network Design
21 29 (11.24%) Information Security
22 28 (10.85%) Windows Server

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 14 (5.43%) Apache
2 13 (5.04%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.49%) IIS
5 8 (3.10%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.71%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.33%) JBoss
7 6 (2.33%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.94%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.55%) CMS
9 4 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.55%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.16%) Confluence
10 3 (1.16%) nginx
10 3 (1.16%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.78%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.55%) MS Office
3 3 (1.16%) MS Project
3 3 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.91%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.71%) Office 365
4 5 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.55%) IaaS
6 3 (1.16%) PaaS
7 2 (0.78%) SaaS
7 2 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.39%) Force.com
8 1 (0.39%) G Suite
8 1 (0.39%) GitHub
8 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.39%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.39%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 69 (26.74%) WAN
2 68 (26.36%) LAN
3 64 (24.81%) TCP/IP
4 57 (22.09%) DNS
5 48 (18.60%) Network Security
6 37 (14.34%) Cisco ASA
7 34 (13.18%) BGP
8 27 (10.47%) Cisco Nexus
9 26 (10.08%) VPN
10 25 (9.69%) Wireless
11 23 (8.91%) DHCP
12 21 (8.14%) Multicast
13 20 (7.75%) LDAP
14 19 (7.36%) OSPF
15 18 (6.98%) MPLS
15 18 (6.98%) SSL
16 17 (6.59%) SAN
17 15 (5.81%) Cisco IOS
18 13 (5.04%) Internet
19 12 (4.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.33%) MySQL
3 4 (1.55%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.16%) Big Data
4 3 (1.16%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.78%) DB2
5 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.39%) Ingres
6 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.39%) Redis
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (6.98%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.10%) Artifactory
3 6 (2.33%) JIRA
4 4 (1.55%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.78%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.78%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.39%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.39%) GitLab
7 1 (0.39%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 108 (41.86%) Finance
2 37 (14.34%) Banking
3 13 (5.04%) Legal
4 10 (3.88%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.94%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.16%) Law
8 2 (0.78%) Retail
9 1 (0.39%) Front Office
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (26.74%) Network Engineer
2 37 (14.34%) Architect
3 29 (11.24%) Analyst
4 20 (7.75%) Administrator
5 19 (7.36%) Consultant
6 18 (6.98%) Network Architect
6 18 (6.98%) Security Analyst
6 18 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
7 15 (5.81%) Cisco Engineer
7 15 (5.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 15 (5.81%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (3.88%) Automation Engineer
8 10 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (3.49%) Firewall Engineer
9 9 (3.49%) Network Consultant
9 9 (3.49%) Security Architect
10 8 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.71%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (2.71%) Support Engineer
11 7 (2.71%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.59%) HTML
2 12 (4.65%) Middleware
3 10 (3.88%) .NET
4 7 (2.71%) 802.1X
4 7 (2.71%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.55%) SOAP
5 4 (1.55%) Web Services
6 3 (1.16%) LAMP
6 3 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.78%) J2EE
7 2 (0.78%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (0.78%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.78%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.78%) XML
8 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.39%) Java EE
8 1 (0.39%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 61 (23.64%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.81%) Clustering
3 15 (5.81%) Public Cloud
4 13 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.04%) PKI
5 12 (4.65%) Security Operations Centre
6 11 (4.26%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.33%) Cryptography
7 6 (2.33%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.94%) Replication
9 4 (1.55%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.55%) CMDB
9 4 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.16%) Fintech
10 3 (1.16%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.78%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.78%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 91 (35.27%) Windows
2 53 (20.54%) Linux
3 43 (16.67%) Unix
4 28 (10.85%) Windows Server
5 21 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.10%) CentOS
8 5 (1.94%) AIX
8 5 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.94%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.55%) Solaris
10 3 (1.16%) Android
10 3 (1.16%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.16%) SUSE
10 3 (1.16%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (16.28%) ITIL
1 42 (16.28%) Migration
2 31 (12.02%) Network Design
3 29 (11.24%) Information Security
4 24 (9.30%) Load Balancing
5 22 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (8.14%) Change Control
6 21 (8.14%) Change Management
6 21 (8.14%) SIEM
7 20 (7.75%) Project Management
8 19 (7.36%) Security Operations
9 15 (5.81%) High Availability
10 14 (5.43%) Network Management
11 13 (5.04%) Configuration Management
11 13 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (5.04%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (4.65%) Service Management
13 11 (4.26%) Network Architecture
14 10 (3.88%) Network Monitoring
15 9 (3.49%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 38 (14.73%) PowerShell
2 25 (9.69%) Python
3 20 (7.75%) Bash Shell
4 18 (6.98%) Perl
5 17 (6.59%) SQL
6 15 (5.81%) Java
7 10 (3.88%) C#
8 7 (2.71%) C++
8 7 (2.71%) VBScript
9 4 (1.55%) Ruby
10 3 (1.16%) Korn
10 3 (1.16%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.39%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.39%) C
11 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.39%) PHP
11 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.39%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 75 (29.07%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (16.67%) CCNP
3 26 (10.08%) CCNA
4 21 (8.14%) CISSP
5 19 (7.36%) Degree
6 18 (6.98%) CCIE
7 17 (6.59%) Security Cleared
8 14 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (5.43%) SC Cleared
9 13 (5.04%) MCSE
10 12 (4.65%) CCDP
11 11 (4.26%) CISM
12 10 (3.88%) CCDE
12 10 (3.88%) CISA
12 10 (3.88%) MCP
13 8 (3.10%) MCITP
14 7 (2.71%) CCSE
15 6 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (1.94%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.53%) PCI DSS
2 18 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.88%) COBIT
4 5 (1.94%) SLA
5 4 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.16%) Government Security Classifications
6 3 (1.16%) QA
7 2 (0.78%) COSO
7 2 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.78%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.39%) MiFID
System Software
1 69 (26.74%) Active Directory
2 34 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.26%) VMware ESX
4 10 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.33%) vSphere
6 5 (1.94%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.55%) DFS Replication
7 4 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.55%) XenApp
8 3 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (1.16%) Docker
8 3 (1.16%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.16%) NFS
8 3 (1.16%) UAG
8 3 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.16%) XenServer
9 2 (0.78%) Firmware
9 2 (0.78%) Snort
9 2 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (6.59%) Ansible
2 16 (6.20%) Puppet
3 15 (5.81%) SCOM
4 14 (5.43%) SCCM
5 5 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.94%) WSUS
6 4 (1.55%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.55%) Nagios
7 3 (1.16%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.16%) HAProxy
7 3 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.16%) IBM BigFix
7 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.16%) Nessus
7 3 (1.16%) QRadar
7 3 (1.16%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 3 (1.16%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.78%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.78%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 133 (51.55%) Cisco
2 64 (24.81%) CheckPoint
3 53 (20.54%) VMware
4 40 (15.50%) Juniper
5 38 (14.73%) F5
6 35 (13.57%) Palo Alto
7 32 (12.40%) Microsoft
8 26 (10.08%) Oracle
9 20 (7.75%) Citrix
10 16 (6.20%) HP
11 14 (5.43%) Dell
12 13 (5.04%) Fortinet
13 11 (4.26%) Aruba
13 11 (4.26%) IBM
13 11 (4.26%) Splunk
14 10 (3.88%) SolarWinds
15 9 (3.49%) ArcSight
15 9 (3.49%) Avaya
15 9 (3.49%) Blue Coat
15 9 (3.49%) Red Hat
City, London
LA International
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day Plus probable extensions
Posted: 3 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 2 days ago