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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 22 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 11 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.55% 1.83% 4.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.56% 7.14% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate £375 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
- +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
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
36 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 14.88% 25.69% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 13
Average daily rate £375 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 2016, 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 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (48.00%) Linux
3 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
4 10 (40.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) JIRA
4 10 (40.00%) VMware
4 10 (40.00%) CentOS
5 9 (36.00%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (36.00%) VPN
5 9 (36.00%) Java
5 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (36.00%) Web Services
6 8 (32.00%) HTML
6 8 (32.00%) TDD
6 8 (32.00%) Selenium
6 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (32.00%) Confluence
6 8 (32.00%) BDD
6 8 (32.00%) Artifactory
6 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (28.00%) Gradle
7 7 (28.00%) vCloud
7 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
7 7 (28.00%) Gerrit
7 7 (28.00%) Node.js
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (28.00%) jQuery
7 7 (28.00%) Maven

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (32.00%) Confluence
2 7 (28.00%) Node.js
3 5 (20.00%) Alfresco
4 4 (16.00%) Mule
4 4 (16.00%) Mule ESB
4 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (16.00%) WildFly
5 3 (12.00%) Apache
5 3 (12.00%) JBoss
5 3 (12.00%) Jetty
5 3 (12.00%) nginx
6 2 (8.00%) IIS
6 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (4.00%) Tuxedo
7 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (12.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) GitHub
1 3 (12.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) VPN
2 4 (16.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (16.00%) SAN
3 3 (12.00%) DMZ
3 3 (12.00%) VLAN
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
5 1 (4.00%) BGP
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (4.00%) HSRP
5 1 (4.00%) HTTP
5 1 (4.00%) LAN
5 1 (4.00%) Multicast
5 1 (4.00%) OSPF
5 1 (4.00%) RIP
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (12.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) JIRA
2 8 (32.00%) Artifactory
2 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (32.00%) Selenium
3 7 (28.00%) Gerrit
3 7 (28.00%) Gradle
3 7 (28.00%) JMeter
3 7 (28.00%) Maven
4 5 (20.00%) SonarQube
5 4 (16.00%) Gitweb
5 4 (16.00%) Subversion
6 3 (12.00%) Ant
6 3 (12.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (12.00%) ClearCase
6 3 (12.00%) CruiseControl
6 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (12.00%) Jasmine
6 3 (12.00%) PVCS
6 3 (12.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Developer
1 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Administrator
2 3 (12.00%) Designer
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 3 (12.00%) Migration Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Server Migration Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Web Services
2 8 (32.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) jQuery
4 5 (20.00%) HTML5
4 5 (20.00%) J2EE
4 5 (20.00%) RESTful
5 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (16.00%) CSS
5 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (16.00%) Spring
5 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (12.00%) CSS3
6 3 (12.00%) Java EE
6 3 (12.00%) LAMP
6 3 (12.00%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (12.00%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (12.00%) LESS
6 3 (12.00%) Sass
7 2 (8.00%) Java SE
8 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (12.00%) Tandem
1 3 (12.00%) W3C
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) CentOS
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 4 (16.00%) Unix
6 3 (12.00%) Mac OS
6 3 (12.00%) Solaris
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) BDD
2 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (32.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) OWASP
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) Time Management
4 4 (16.00%) Web Design
5 3 (12.00%) Analytics
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.00%) Cutover Planning
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Mobile First
5 3 (12.00%) Network Design
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
6 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
1 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (12.00%) C++
3 3 (12.00%) Perl
3 3 (12.00%) PHP
3 3 (12.00%) Python
3 3 (12.00%) Ruby
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (8.00%) BC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) MCSA
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.00%) PMP
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) vCloud
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Docker
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Puppet
2 4 (16.00%) Ansible
2 4 (16.00%) Kibana
2 4 (16.00%) logstash
2 4 (16.00%) Rundeck
2 4 (16.00%) Salt
2 4 (16.00%) ZABBIX
3 3 (12.00%) HAProxy
3 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco
4 4 (16.00%) Atlassian
4 4 (16.00%) Twitter
5 3 (12.00%) Google
5 3 (12.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) Rally
5 3 (12.00%) Sun
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) F5
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) Riverbed