The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 10 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Contract jobs citing Firewall 11 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 9.73% 0.38% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.83% 6.67% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£135 £485 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.16% +16.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -32.69%
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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 Docklands, London region.

Communications & Networking Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 21.24% 5.75% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 21
Average daily rate £525 £485 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.24% +21.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Docklands, London region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Docklands, London region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 8 (61.54%) C
1 8 (61.54%) MS Office
1 8 (61.54%) MCP
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) IBM Notes
1 8 (61.54%) Lotus
1 8 (61.54%) Mac OS X
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (61.54%) Internet
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (61.54%) Mac OS
1 8 (61.54%) Blackberry
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 3 (23.08%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) NAS
5 1 (7.69%) Aruba
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
5 1 (7.69%) InfiniBand
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design
5 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 (61.54%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.69%) InfiniBand
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Support Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) 2nd Line Support
1 8 (61.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Mac OS X
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (61.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
1 1 (7.69%) Migration
1 1 (7.69%) Network Design
1 1 (7.69%) Service Management
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Lotus
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 3 (23.08%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.69%) Aruba
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) Nokia
5 1 (7.69%) Nortel
5 1 (7.69%) Avaya
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle