The table below looks at the statistics for the Firewall Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall Consultant in their job title 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 Consultant
Rank 413 430 403
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Consultant 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.016% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.017% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
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£406 £483 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.80% +7.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £401 -
% change year-on-year
-6.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Firewall Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall Consultant in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Firewall Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Firewall Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Firewall Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Firewall Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Firewall Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in London

Firewall Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Firewall Consultant in their job title 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 with Firewall Consultant in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (37.50%) SonicWALL
3 3 (37.50%) NETGEAR
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) NAS
3 3 (37.50%) Market Research
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) HSRP
3 3 (37.50%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (25.00%) Nokia
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) VPN

Firewall Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Firewall Consultant in their job title 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 with Firewall Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) VLAN
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
2 3 (37.50%) HSRP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) NetScreen
4 1 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Junos
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) Market Research
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) BCP
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) SonicWALL
2 3 (37.50%) NETGEAR
2 3 (37.50%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (25.00%) Nokia
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) TippingPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Imperva