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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 19 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.51% - 3.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.36% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£145 - £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £327 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.50% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -12.08%
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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
11 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 9.65% 10.24% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 17
Average daily rate £150 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £375 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Internet
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (38.46%) Blackberry
3 5 (38.46%) Lotus
3 5 (38.46%) Mac OS X
3 5 (38.46%) MCP
3 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 5 (38.46%) IBM Notes
3 5 (38.46%) MS Office
3 5 (38.46%) C
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Mac OS
4 4 (30.77%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) JSP
5 3 (23.08%) J2EE
5 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
5 3 (23.08%) Solaris
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
5 3 (23.08%) CA
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 5 (38.46%) IBM Notes
2 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
2 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) LDAP
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) FTP
3 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) ClearQuest
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Web Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) J2EE
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) JSP
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Flex
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Blackberry
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) Mac OS X
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) Mac OS
3 3 (23.08%) Solaris
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Migration
1 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) VB
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 2 (15.38%) VB6
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) MCP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Control-M
1 2 (15.38%) BladeLogic
2 1 (7.69%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Lotus
3 3 (23.08%) CA
4 2 (15.38%) Nokia
4 2 (15.38%) Sybase
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Nortel
4 2 (15.38%) Avaya
4 2 (15.38%) BEA
4 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat