The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Docklands, London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 15 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 5.79% 0.48% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.82% 4.35% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £485 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +18.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Communications & Networking Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 18.18% 10.95% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 21
Average daily rate £525 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £275 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Firewall
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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
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 22 July 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 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
1 4 (57.14%) MCP
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) IBM Notes
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
1 4 (57.14%) Lotus
1 4 (57.14%) Mac OS X
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) Mac OS
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Nortel
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (57.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (57.14%) Mac OS X
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Network Design
1 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Lotus
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Nortel
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) Aruba