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 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 29 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 19 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 6.76% 4.05% 3.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.36% 19.35% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 1
Median daily rate £470 £444 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.91% -13.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Croydon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
67 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 23.84% 20.95% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 10
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
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 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 30 July 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 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 17 (50.00%) Linux
1 17 (50.00%) VPN
1 17 (50.00%) VMware
2 16 (47.06%) ITIL
3 15 (44.12%) Red Hat
4 14 (41.18%) CheckPoint
4 14 (41.18%) Cisco
4 14 (41.18%) Perl
4 14 (41.18%) Python
4 14 (41.18%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (35.29%) F5
5 12 (35.29%) DevOps
5 12 (35.29%) J2EE
5 12 (35.29%) Network Security
6 11 (32.35%) IPsec
6 11 (32.35%) Finance
7 10 (29.41%) Juniper
7 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
8 9 (26.47%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (26.47%) CentOS
8 9 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (26.47%) Puppet
8 9 (26.47%) Bash Shell
8 9 (26.47%) Ansible
8 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
8 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (26.47%) DMZ
8 9 (26.47%) Scrum
8 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development

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 8 (23.53%) Apache
1 8 (23.53%) nginx
1 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 7 (20.59%) JBoss
2 7 (20.59%) Mule ESB
3 5 (14.71%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.94%) Jetty
4 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.94%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (20.59%) GitHub
3 5 (14.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.94%) Office 365
5 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) VPN
2 12 (35.29%) Network Security
3 11 (32.35%) IPsec
4 9 (26.47%) DMZ
5 8 (23.53%) Internet
5 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
6 7 (20.59%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (20.59%) SSL
7 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (17.65%) SAN
7 6 (17.65%) Wireless
8 5 (14.71%) BGP
8 5 (14.71%) BIG-IP
8 5 (14.71%) FTP
8 5 (14.71%) HTTP
8 5 (14.71%) HTTPS
8 5 (14.71%) LDAP
8 5 (14.71%) NAS
8 5 (14.71%) VLAN
8 5 (14.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) MySQL
1 8 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
2 7 (20.59%) NoSQL
2 7 (20.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
2 8 (23.53%) Artifactory
2 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 8 (23.53%) Mercurial
2 8 (23.53%) SonarQube
2 8 (23.53%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (20.59%) Gerrit
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Security Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Designer
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Juniper Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Architect
6 2 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) J2EE
2 8 (23.53%) LAMP
2 8 (23.53%) LAPP Stack
2 8 (23.53%) LEMP Stack
2 8 (23.53%) Web Services
3 7 (20.59%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (14.71%) iPad
4 4 (11.76%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (26.47%) CentOS
2 9 (26.47%) Ubuntu
3 7 (20.59%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) ITIL
2 12 (35.29%) DevOps
3 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (26.47%) Scrum
4 8 (23.53%) OWASP
5 7 (20.59%) ITIL V3
6 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
7 3 (8.82%) Analytics
7 3 (8.82%) Cutover Planning
7 3 (8.82%) Network Design
7 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.88%) BCP
8 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
8 2 (5.88%) Network Architecture
8 2 (5.88%) Network Management
8 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) Perl
1 14 (41.18%) Python
2 9 (26.47%) Bash Shell
3 8 (23.53%) PHP
4 7 (20.59%) Ruby
5 5 (14.71%) Java
5 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (11.76%) BC Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.82%) CCNP
6 2 (5.88%) Degree
6 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) MCSE
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.94%) CCIE
7 1 (2.94%) CCNA
7 1 (2.94%) CISM
7 1 (2.94%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (23.53%) vCloud
2 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.59%) Docker
4 6 (17.65%) ProxySG
5 5 (14.71%) Samba
6 1 (2.94%) vSphere
6 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Ansible
1 9 (26.47%) Puppet
2 8 (23.53%) HAProxy
2 8 (23.53%) Rundeck
2 8 (23.53%) Salt
3 7 (20.59%) Kibana
3 7 (20.59%) logstash
3 7 (20.59%) ZABBIX
4 5 (14.71%) Nagios
5 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) VMware
2 15 (44.12%) Red Hat
3 14 (41.18%) CheckPoint
3 14 (41.18%) Cisco
4 12 (35.29%) F5
5 10 (29.41%) Juniper
6 8 (23.53%) Black Duck
6 8 (23.53%) Sonatype
6 8 (23.53%) Veracode
7 6 (17.65%) Blue Coat
8 5 (14.71%) Citrix
8 5 (14.71%) Google
8 5 (14.71%) NetApp
9 4 (11.76%) FireEye
9 4 (11.76%) Palo Alto
9 4 (11.76%) Sourcefire
10 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard
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