The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 26 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 11 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 6.01% 4.76% 4.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.56% 22.22% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
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£450 £419 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +43.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £344 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £494 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-4.33% +3.44%
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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
36 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 19.67% 21.43% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 12
Average daily rate £475 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 12 (80.00%) VPN
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (66.67%) CentOS
3 10 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 10 (66.67%) Web Services
3 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 10 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (66.67%) vCloud
4 9 (60.00%) Gerrit
4 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (53.33%) TDD
5 8 (53.33%) Maven
5 8 (53.33%) Ruby
5 8 (53.33%) Google
5 8 (53.33%) Ubuntu
5 8 (53.33%) jQuery
5 8 (53.33%) Selenium
5 8 (53.33%) Node.js
5 8 (53.33%) BDD
5 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
5 8 (53.33%) nginx
5 8 (53.33%) LAMP
5 8 (53.33%) JMeter
5 8 (53.33%) MySQL
5 8 (53.33%) Java
5 8 (53.33%) JavaScript

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) Apache
1 8 (53.33%) nginx
1 8 (53.33%) Node.js
2 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
2 7 (46.67%) JBoss
3 6 (40.00%) Confluence
4 4 (26.67%) Jetty
4 4 (26.67%) Mule ESB
5 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (13.33%) WildFly
5 2 (13.33%) Alfresco
5 2 (13.33%) Mule
6 1 (6.67%) IIS
6 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (53.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) VPN
2 7 (46.67%) DMZ
3 4 (26.67%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (20.00%) Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) SSL
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) BGP
5 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
5 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
5 2 (13.33%) VLAN
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (53.33%) MySQL
3 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Gerrit
2 8 (53.33%) Selenium
2 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (53.33%) JMeter
2 8 (53.33%) Maven
2 8 (53.33%) Gradle
2 8 (53.33%) Artifactory
2 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (46.67%) JIRA
4 6 (40.00%) Ant
4 6 (40.00%) Mercurial
4 6 (40.00%) PhantomJS
4 6 (40.00%) Jasmine
5 4 (26.67%) SonarQube
5 4 (26.67%) Apache Ivy
5 4 (26.67%) Hudson
5 4 (26.67%) FishEye
5 4 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (26.67%) TeamCity
5 4 (26.67%) PVCS
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Web Services
2 8 (53.33%) LAMP
2 8 (53.33%) jQuery
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) Java EE
4 4 (26.67%) J2EE
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (13.33%) Spring
5 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) Sass
5 2 (13.33%) LESS
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (26.67%) Tandem
3 2 (13.33%) W3C
3 2 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
1 10 (66.67%) CentOS
2 8 (53.33%) Ubuntu
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Solaris
4 4 (26.67%) Mac OS
4 4 (26.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) BDD
3 8 (53.33%) DevOps
4 7 (46.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (46.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) OWASP
6 2 (13.33%) Time Management
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow
6 2 (13.33%) Web Design
6 2 (13.33%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (13.33%) Mobile First
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (6.67%) Network Management
7 1 (6.67%) Information Security
7 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 8 (53.33%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) Perl
2 8 (53.33%) PHP
2 8 (53.33%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) Ruby
3 4 (26.67%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) vCloud
2 8 (53.33%) Docker
3 2 (13.33%) ProxySG
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) HAProxy
2 6 (40.00%) Puppet
2 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (26.67%) ZABBIX
3 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (26.67%) Ansible
3 4 (26.67%) logstash
3 4 (26.67%) Salt
3 4 (26.67%) Kibana
3 4 (26.67%) Rundeck
4 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 8 (53.33%) Google
4 5 (33.33%) Atlassian
5 4 (26.67%) Sun
5 4 (26.67%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
7 2 (13.33%) Sourcefire
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) F5
7 2 (13.33%) FireEye