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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 19 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.90% 2.25% 3.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 10.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £250 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £21.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -20.90%
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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
26 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 24.76% 22.47% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 6
Average daily rate £400 £325 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £225 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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
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 26 January 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 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (50.00%) ProxySG
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) HSRP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (33.33%) Websense
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Apache
5 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) IBM

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (33.33%) HSRP
5 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) DMZ
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) DSL
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Account Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Account Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) Change Control
1 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCDA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) HP AIS
3 1 (16.67%) HP ASE
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Websense
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Meraki
4 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
4 1 (16.67%) AppSense