The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 69 73 93
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +20
Contract jobs citing Firewall 730 664 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.36% 2.89% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.18% 21.81% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 453 374
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £230 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +12.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £15.45 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £45.20 £70.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £22.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+45.05% +22.97%
Firewall
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3019 3045 2789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.88% 13.25% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2055 1970 1789
Median daily rate £433 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.74% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 91 82
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in London

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in London

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in London

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in London

Firewall
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Firewall Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 125 £463 +8.82% 43
Croydon +2 22 £433 +6.58% 1
Twickenham - 6 £400 -
Surbiton - 4 £475 - 1
Hounslow -2 2 - -
Bromley -9 2 £400 +45.45%
Feltham - 2 £475 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £375 -
Greenwich - 2 - -
Hillingdon - 2 £388 -
Ilford -1 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £500 -
Hendon - 1 £550 -
Westminster - 1 £513 -
Wimbledon - 1 £250 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £400 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 578 (44.02%) Cisco
2 417 (31.76%) Windows
3 347 (26.43%) WAN
4 344 (26.20%) Cisco Certification
5 297 (22.62%) LAN
6 283 (21.55%) Linux
7 275 (20.94%) Active Directory
8 264 (20.11%) Finance
9 262 (19.95%) VMware
10 255 (19.42%) CheckPoint
11 238 (18.13%) CCNP
12 236 (17.97%) DNS
13 235 (17.90%) VPN
14 232 (17.67%) Network Security
15 221 (16.83%) ITIL
16 214 (16.30%) Microsoft
16 214 (16.30%) Juniper
17 208 (15.84%) TCP/IP
18 206 (15.69%) Wireless
18 206 (15.69%) Data Centre
19 185 (14.09%) Unix
20 178 (13.56%) Windows Server
21 164 (12.49%) VMware Infrastructure
21 164 (12.49%) Cisco ASA
22 160 (12.19%) F5
23 157 (11.96%) Security Cleared
24 156 (11.88%) CCNA
25 149 (11.35%) Amazon AWS
26 143 (10.89%) Migration
27 138 (10.51%) Oracle

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 130 (9.90%) MS Exchange
2 75 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (4.27%) Apache
4 54 (4.11%) IIS
5 46 (3.50%) SharePoint
6 45 (3.43%) Skype for Business
7 42 (3.20%) Tomcat
8 38 (2.89%) JBoss
9 26 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
10 23 (1.75%) OpenStack
11 22 (1.68%) WebSphere
12 20 (1.52%) nginx
13 16 (1.22%) Confluence
13 16 (1.22%) WebLogic
14 13 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
15 12 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
16 10 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 9 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
17 9 (0.69%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 84 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 48 (3.66%) MS Office
3 24 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.69%) MS Project
5 8 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.53%) Windchill
7 3 (0.23%) SmartSuite
8 1 (0.076%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.076%) HipChat
8 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.69%) ION MarketView
2 8 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.23%) assyst
5 3 (0.23%) BusinessWare
5 3 (0.23%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.15%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.076%) Eikon
7 1 (0.076%) Maximo
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.076%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.076%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 149 (11.35%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (4.34%) Office 365
4 45 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (2.51%) PaaS
6 27 (2.06%) IaaS
7 16 (1.22%) SaaS
8 11 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (0.84%) GitHub
8 11 (0.84%) Mimecast
9 9 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.38%) Heroku
12 4 (0.30%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.30%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.30%) Yammer
13 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.15%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 347 (26.43%) WAN
2 297 (22.62%) LAN
3 236 (17.97%) DNS
4 235 (17.90%) VPN
5 232 (17.67%) Network Security
6 208 (15.84%) TCP/IP
7 206 (15.69%) Wireless
8 164 (12.49%) Cisco ASA
9 129 (9.82%) SAN
10 119 (9.06%) MPLS
11 115 (8.76%) BGP
12 110 (8.38%) VoIP
13 98 (7.46%) DHCP
14 97 (7.39%) Internet
15 92 (7.01%) Cisco Nexus
16 91 (6.93%) OSPF
17 72 (5.48%) SSL
18 69 (5.26%) LDAP
18 69 (5.26%) VLAN
19 58 (4.42%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (9.75%) SQL Server
2 42 (3.20%) MySQL
3 28 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 24 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (1.37%) DB2
5 18 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 12 (0.91%) MongoDB
7 12 (0.91%) NoSQL
8 11 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (0.76%) Redis
9 10 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.53%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.46%) Oracle Exadata
11 6 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 66 (5.03%) Jenkins
2 52 (3.96%) Git (software)
3 31 (2.36%) JIRA
4 20 (1.52%) Artifactory
5 14 (1.07%) Maven
5 14 (1.07%) Subversion
6 11 (0.84%) Gerrit
6 11 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (0.76%) SonarQube
8 9 (0.69%) Mercurial
8 9 (0.69%) TeamCity
9 7 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (0.53%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.46%) git-flow
10 6 (0.46%) GoCD
11 5 (0.38%) Hudson
11 5 (0.38%) MSI
11 5 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.30%) ClearQuest
13 3 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 264 (20.11%) Finance
2 96 (7.31%) Banking
3 59 (4.49%) Retail
4 37 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 33 (2.51%) Legal
6 17 (1.29%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.14%) Front Office
8 14 (1.07%) Law
9 13 (0.99%) Publishing
10 11 (0.84%) Advertising
10 11 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.76%) Games
12 8 (0.61%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.46%) Back Office
14 5 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.23%) Marketing
15 3 (0.23%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.15%) Dutch Language
16 2 (0.15%) Electronics
16 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 327 (24.90%) Network Engineer
2 199 (15.16%) Architect
3 112 (8.53%) Security Engineer
4 95 (7.24%) Analyst
4 95 (7.24%) Consultant
5 91 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 79 (6.02%) Senior Network Engineer
7 78 (5.94%) Cisco Engineer
8 77 (5.86%) Network Security Engineer
9 74 (5.64%) Security Architect
10 73 (5.56%) Network Architect
11 68 (5.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 53 (4.04%) Support Engineer
13 52 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer
14 50 (3.81%) Firewall Engineer
15 48 (3.66%) Designer
16 44 (3.35%) Infrastructure Architect
17 43 (3.27%) Windows Engineer
18 41 (3.12%) Administrator
19 40 (3.05%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (4.27%) Web Services
2 47 (3.58%) Middleware
3 43 (3.27%) .NET
4 33 (2.51%) HTML
5 31 (2.36%) 802.1X
6 28 (2.13%) J2EE
7 21 (1.60%) XML
8 20 (1.52%) LAMP
9 13 (0.99%) CSS
9 13 (0.99%) Rendezvous
10 12 (0.91%) ASP.NET
10 12 (0.91%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
11 11 (0.84%) LAPP Stack
11 11 (0.84%) LEMP Stack
12 9 (0.69%) JSP
13 8 (0.61%) SOAP
14 7 (0.53%) Apache Flex
14 7 (0.53%) JSON
14 7 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 206 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 76 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (3.66%) PKI
4 45 (3.43%) Management Information System
5 42 (3.20%) Clustering
6 32 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 27 (2.06%) Computer Science
8 26 (1.98%) Public Cloud
9 20 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
9 20 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
10 19 (1.45%) DataPower
10 19 (1.45%) Replication
11 18 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 18 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (1.37%) Private Cloud
12 15 (1.14%) YubiKey
13 14 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
13 14 (1.07%) Wiki
14 12 (0.91%) Cryptography
14 12 (0.91%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 417 (31.76%) Windows
2 283 (21.55%) Linux
3 185 (14.09%) Unix
4 178 (13.56%) Windows Server
5 138 (10.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 93 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 68 (5.18%) Windows 7
8 52 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 40 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 40 (3.05%) Windows 8
10 38 (2.89%) Solaris
11 31 (2.36%) AIX
11 31 (2.36%) CentOS
12 27 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
12 27 (2.06%) SUSE
13 21 (1.60%) Ubuntu
14 19 (1.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 15 (1.14%) Mac OS X
16 12 (0.91%) Windows 10
17 9 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (16.83%) ITIL
2 143 (10.89%) Migration
3 120 (9.14%) Load Balancing
4 116 (8.83%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (8.07%) Information Security
5 106 (8.07%) Network Design
6 104 (7.92%) Change Management
7 88 (6.70%) Project Management
8 74 (5.64%) DevOps
9 73 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
10 66 (5.03%) High Availability
11 64 (4.87%) SIEM
12 57 (4.34%) Configuration Management
13 53 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
14 51 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
15 45 (3.43%) Continuous Delivery
15 45 (3.43%) Network Management
16 42 (3.20%) Security Operations
17 40 (3.05%) Continuous Integration
18 38 (2.89%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 116 (8.83%) SQL
2 106 (8.07%) Python
3 87 (6.63%) Perl
4 81 (6.17%) Bash Shell
5 72 (5.48%) PowerShell
6 69 (5.26%) Java
7 44 (3.35%) Shell Script
8 25 (1.90%) PHP
9 22 (1.68%) Ruby
10 21 (1.60%) C++
11 20 (1.52%) C#
12 14 (1.07%) VBScript
13 12 (0.91%) JavaScript
14 10 (0.76%) Groovy
15 7 (0.53%) C
15 7 (0.53%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.53%) VB
16 6 (0.46%) Korn
17 5 (0.38%) VB6
18 4 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 344 (26.20%) Cisco Certification
2 238 (18.13%) CCNP
3 157 (11.96%) Security Cleared
4 156 (11.88%) CCNA
5 123 (9.37%) SC Cleared
6 107 (8.15%) CCIE
7 71 (5.41%) CISSP
7 71 (5.41%) Degree
8 50 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 45 (3.43%) CCDP
10 42 (3.20%) CISM
11 40 (3.05%) MCSE
12 35 (2.67%) JNCIS
13 32 (2.44%) CCSE
14 27 (2.06%) JNCIA
14 27 (2.06%) JNCIP
15 22 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 21 (1.60%) DV Cleared
17 18 (1.37%) CISA
17 18 (1.37%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (3.05%) SLA
3 26 (1.98%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.14%) Government Security Classifications
5 11 (0.84%) COBIT
6 8 (0.61%) QA
7 4 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.30%) ISO22301
7 4 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.23%) BS7799
9 2 (0.15%) COSO
9 2 (0.15%) ISO15022
9 2 (0.15%) ISO20022
9 2 (0.15%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.15%) ISO27005
9 2 (0.15%) MiFID
10 1 (0.076%) DICOM
10 1 (0.076%) FedRAMP
10 1 (0.076%) HL7
System Software
1 275 (20.94%) Active Directory
2 164 (12.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (3.96%) VMware ESX
4 49 (3.73%) vSphere
5 47 (3.58%) Hyper-V
6 44 (3.35%) Docker
7 39 (2.97%) XenApp
8 35 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
9 23 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (1.22%) vCloud
10 16 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
11 15 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 14 (1.07%) UAG
13 13 (0.99%) ProxySG
14 11 (0.84%) NFS
15 9 (0.69%) Samba
15 9 (0.69%) XenServer
16 8 (0.61%) Snort
17 7 (0.53%) Squid
17 7 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 68 (5.18%) Puppet
2 53 (4.04%) SCCM
3 51 (3.88%) FortiGate
4 46 (3.50%) Ansible
5 41 (3.12%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (2.67%) Nagios
7 28 (2.13%) SCOM
8 25 (1.90%) ZABBIX
9 23 (1.75%) WSUS
10 22 (1.68%) Cisco Prime
11 20 (1.52%) Backup Exec
12 17 (1.29%) Cacti
12 17 (1.29%) logstash
13 16 (1.22%) Salt
14 14 (1.07%) HAProxy
14 14 (1.07%) OpenView
15 12 (0.91%) Cisco UCCX
16 11 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
16 11 (0.84%) Kibana
17 10 (0.76%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 578 (44.02%) Cisco
2 262 (19.95%) VMware
3 255 (19.42%) CheckPoint
4 214 (16.30%) Juniper
4 214 (16.30%) Microsoft
5 160 (12.19%) F5
6 138 (10.51%) Oracle
7 108 (8.23%) Citrix
8 105 (8.00%) Palo Alto
9 88 (6.70%) HP
10 68 (5.18%) SolarWinds
11 62 (4.72%) Red Hat
12 59 (4.49%) IBM
13 50 (3.81%) Fortinet
14 43 (3.27%) Blue Coat
15 42 (3.20%) NetApp
15 42 (3.20%) Riverbed
16 36 (2.74%) Splunk
17 31 (2.36%) Dell
17 31 (2.36%) Remedy
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