The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 11 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 42 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 16.09% 7.10% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 56.76% 37.50% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 1
Median daily rate £508 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -13.00%
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 Croydon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
74 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 28.35% 18.93% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 10
Median daily rate £490 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £260 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Croydon region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Croydon region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 45 (66.18%) Security Cleared
2 41 (60.29%) SC Cleared
3 39 (57.35%) Cisco
4 36 (52.94%) VMware
5 26 (38.24%) WAN
5 26 (38.24%) Security Operations
6 24 (35.29%) LAN
6 24 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (33.82%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (33.82%) PCI DSS
7 23 (33.82%) VPN
7 23 (33.82%) Puppet
8 22 (32.35%) Jenkins
9 20 (29.41%) Ansible
9 20 (29.41%) Docker
9 20 (29.41%) AlienVault
10 18 (26.47%) TCP/IP
10 18 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 18 (26.47%) Nessus
10 18 (26.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 18 (26.47%) Identity Access Management
10 18 (26.47%) Kalman Filter
10 18 (26.47%) vSphere
10 18 (26.47%) SIEM
11 17 (25.00%) DevOps
12 16 (23.53%) Kubernetes
12 16 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
12 16 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
12 16 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (23.53%) CheckPoint

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 11 (16.18%) nginx
2 10 (14.71%) Apache
3 6 (8.82%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.88%) Confluence
5 2 (2.94%) Jetty
5 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.94%) WildFly
6 1 (1.47%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.24%) WAN
2 24 (35.29%) LAN
3 23 (33.82%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (33.82%) VPN
4 18 (26.47%) TCP/IP
5 16 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (22.06%) DNS
6 15 (22.06%) Network Security
7 13 (19.12%) LDAP
7 13 (19.12%) SSL
8 10 (14.71%) Wireless
9 9 (13.24%) IPsec
10 8 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (11.76%) SNMP
11 6 (8.82%) BGP
11 6 (8.82%) Internet
12 5 (7.35%) BIG-IP
12 5 (7.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (7.35%) OSPF
12 5 (7.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (14.71%) Oracle Database
2 10 (14.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (11.76%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (32.35%) Jenkins
2 12 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.65%) JIRA
3 8 (11.76%) Bitbucket
3 8 (11.76%) Maven
4 2 (2.94%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.94%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.47%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.47%) GitLab
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 14 (20.59%) Architect
3 9 (13.24%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
4 8 (11.76%) Security Manager
5 7 (10.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Consultant
5 7 (10.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Security Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) AWS Architect
6 6 (8.82%) DevOps Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) Operational Security Manager
6 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Security Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) Security Operations Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Juniper Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Operations Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 8 (11.76%) ELK Stack
3 3 (4.41%) Web Services
4 2 (2.94%) LAMP
4 2 (2.94%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (2.94%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (2.94%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
2 10 (14.71%) PKI
3 6 (8.82%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.88%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.47%) RIA
6 1 (1.47%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) CentOS
2 7 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 4 (5.88%) Windows
3 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) Security Operations
2 18 (26.47%) Identity Access Management
2 18 (26.47%) Kalman Filter
2 18 (26.47%) SIEM
3 17 (25.00%) DevOps
4 16 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (19.12%) ITIL
6 12 (17.65%) Patch Management
7 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (16.18%) Network Management
8 8 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (10.29%) Network Architecture
10 6 (8.82%) Network Security Management
10 6 (8.82%) Security Management
11 5 (7.35%) Content Management
11 5 (7.35%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (7.35%) ITIL V3
11 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.06%) Bash Shell
2 11 (16.18%) Python
3 9 (13.24%) Java
4 7 (10.29%) C
5 2 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (66.18%) Security Cleared
2 41 (60.29%) SC Cleared
3 13 (19.12%) DV Cleared
4 9 (13.24%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (11.76%) BC Cleared
6 6 (8.82%) MCSA
6 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (4.41%) CCDP
8 3 (4.41%) CCIE
8 3 (4.41%) CCNA
8 3 (4.41%) CCNP
8 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.94%) Degree
10 1 (1.47%) CISM
10 1 (1.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (33.82%) PCI DSS
2 18 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (19.12%) RMADS
4 6 (8.82%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (2.94%) QA
6 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (29.41%) Docker
3 18 (26.47%) vSphere
4 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
4 6 (8.82%) ProxySG
5 4 (5.88%) KVM
5 4 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.94%) vCloud
6 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (33.82%) Puppet
2 20 (29.41%) Ansible
3 18 (26.47%) Nessus
3 18 (26.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 16 (23.53%) Kubernetes
5 11 (16.18%) Terraform
5 11 (16.18%) ZABBIX
6 10 (14.71%) yum
7 8 (11.76%) Consul
7 8 (11.76%) Packer
7 8 (11.76%) Rsyslog
8 6 (8.82%) Rancher
9 3 (4.41%) FortiGate
10 2 (2.94%) HAProxy
11 1 (1.47%) Kibana
11 1 (1.47%) logstash
Vendors
1 39 (57.35%) Cisco
2 36 (52.94%) VMware
3 20 (29.41%) AlienVault
4 16 (23.53%) CheckPoint
5 13 (19.12%) Juniper
6 12 (17.65%) Atlassian
6 12 (17.65%) Oracle
7 10 (14.71%) Palo Alto
8 8 (11.76%) AppDynamics
8 8 (11.76%) CA
9 6 (8.82%) Blue Coat
9 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
10 5 (7.35%) Citrix
10 5 (7.35%) F5
11 4 (5.88%) FireEye
11 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
11 4 (5.88%) Sourcefire
12 1 (1.47%) Motorola