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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 23 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 26 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 9.52% 6.74% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.71% 35.14% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 3
Median daily rate £470 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £465 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Croydon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
82 37 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 30.04% 19.17% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 17
Median daily rate £459 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
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 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 September 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 September 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 30 (63.83%) Cisco
2 29 (61.70%) VMware
3 25 (53.19%) Security Cleared
4 23 (48.94%) SC Cleared
5 21 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (44.68%) CheckPoint
6 20 (42.55%) TCP/IP
7 19 (40.43%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (38.30%) PCI DSS
9 17 (36.17%) WAN
9 17 (36.17%) ITIL
10 16 (34.04%) VPN
10 16 (34.04%) Network Security
11 15 (31.91%) Linux
12 14 (29.79%) LAN
12 14 (29.79%) vSphere
13 13 (27.66%) RMADS
13 13 (27.66%) SIEM
13 13 (27.66%) Kalman Filter
13 13 (27.66%) Identity Access Management
13 13 (27.66%) Security Operations
13 13 (27.66%) AlienVault
13 13 (27.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 13 (27.66%) Virtual Machines
13 13 (27.66%) Python
13 13 (27.66%) Perl
13 13 (27.66%) Red Hat
13 13 (27.66%) IPsec
13 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (27.66%) Nessus

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 (17.02%) Apache
1 8 (17.02%) nginx
1 8 (17.02%) Tomcat
2 7 (14.89%) JBoss
2 7 (14.89%) Mule ESB
3 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
4 5 (10.64%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.13%) Confluence
5 1 (2.13%) Jetty
5 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.89%) GitHub
3 4 (8.51%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.13%) Office 365
5 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (42.55%) TCP/IP
2 19 (40.43%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (36.17%) WAN
4 16 (34.04%) Network Security
4 16 (34.04%) VPN
5 14 (29.79%) LAN
6 13 (27.66%) IPsec
7 11 (23.40%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (19.15%) SSL
9 8 (17.02%) DMZ
9 8 (17.02%) Wireless
10 7 (14.89%) BGP
10 7 (14.89%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (14.89%) Internet
10 7 (14.89%) Reverse Proxy
11 6 (12.77%) OSPF
12 5 (10.64%) BIG-IP
12 5 (10.64%) HTTPS
12 5 (10.64%) LDAP
12 5 (10.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) MySQL
1 8 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
2 7 (14.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
1 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
1 8 (17.02%) Mercurial
2 7 (14.89%) Artifactory
2 7 (14.89%) Gerrit
2 7 (14.89%) SonarQube
2 7 (14.89%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Security Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Security Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Juniper Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Operational Security Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Security Operations Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (6.38%) Operations Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Network Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) J2EE
2 8 (17.02%) LAMP
2 8 (17.02%) LAPP Stack
2 8 (17.02%) LEMP Stack
3 7 (14.89%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (14.89%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
3 7 (14.89%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (10.64%) iPad
5 4 (8.51%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.13%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Linux
2 9 (19.15%) CentOS
3 8 (17.02%) Ubuntu
4 5 (10.64%) Unix
5 2 (4.26%) Windows
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) ITIL
2 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) Identity Access Management
2 13 (27.66%) Kalman Filter
2 13 (27.66%) Security Operations
2 13 (27.66%) SIEM
3 12 (25.53%) Patch Management
4 11 (23.40%) DevOps
4 11 (23.40%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (21.28%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (19.15%) Network Management
7 8 (17.02%) Scrum
8 7 (14.89%) OWASP
9 6 (12.77%) ITIL V3
9 6 (12.77%) Load Balancing
10 5 (10.64%) Network Security Management
10 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
10 5 (10.64%) Security Management
11 4 (8.51%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) Perl
1 13 (27.66%) Python
2 9 (19.15%) Bash Shell
3 7 (14.89%) PHP
3 7 (14.89%) Ruby
4 5 (10.64%) Java
4 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (53.19%) Security Cleared
2 23 (48.94%) SC Cleared
3 11 (23.40%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (21.28%) BC Cleared
5 8 (17.02%) DV Cleared
6 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (10.64%) MCSA
8 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (4.26%) CCNP
11 1 (2.13%) CCIE
11 1 (2.13%) CCNA
11 1 (2.13%) CISM
11 1 (2.13%) CISSP
11 1 (2.13%) Degree
11 1 (2.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (38.30%) PCI DSS
2 13 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (27.66%) RMADS
3 5 (10.64%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 21 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (29.79%) vSphere
3 13 (27.66%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (14.89%) Docker
4 7 (14.89%) vCloud
5 6 (12.77%) ProxySG
6 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
6 5 (10.64%) Samba
7 1 (2.13%) KVM
7 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) Nessus
1 13 (27.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 9 (19.15%) Puppet
3 8 (17.02%) Ansible
3 8 (17.02%) HAProxy
4 7 (14.89%) Kibana
4 7 (14.89%) logstash
4 7 (14.89%) Rundeck
4 7 (14.89%) Salt
4 7 (14.89%) ZABBIX
5 5 (10.64%) Nagios
6 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) Cisco
2 29 (61.70%) VMware
3 21 (44.68%) CheckPoint
4 13 (27.66%) AlienVault
4 13 (27.66%) Red Hat
5 11 (23.40%) F5
5 11 (23.40%) Juniper
6 7 (14.89%) Black Duck
6 7 (14.89%) Sonatype
6 7 (14.89%) Veracode
7 6 (12.77%) Blue Coat
7 6 (12.77%) Palo Alto
8 5 (10.64%) Citrix
8 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.64%) NetApp
9 4 (8.51%) FireEye
9 4 (8.51%) Google
9 4 (8.51%) Sourcefire
10 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.13%) WatchGuard
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