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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 71 78 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 788 653 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.45% 2.80% 3.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.14% 22.80% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 460 472
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 £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £28.66 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.86% +8.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £14.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.75 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.01 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.30% -23.61%
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
3264 2864 3250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.30% 12.30% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2100 1896 2089
Median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 83 92
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
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 +4 128 £450 +2.85% 33
Croydon +1 26 £470 +4.44% 3
Hammersmith +8 8 £450 -13.46%
Canary Wharf +3 7 £338 -20.58%
Uxbridge - 6 £488 -
Feltham - 4 - -
Teddington - 4 £550 - 1
New Malden - 3 - -
Docklands, London +9 2 £240 -56.36%
Mayfair +1 2 £325 +1.56%
Bromley -1 2 £475 +95.87%
Ilford -5 2 - -
Romford - 2 £275 - 1
Twickenham - 2 £375 - 2
Westminster -18 1 £450 +12.50%
Lewisham - 1 £238 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Edgware - 1 £375 - 1
Harrow - 1 £400 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 646 (42.36%) Cisco
2 464 (30.43%) Windows
3 389 (25.51%) Linux
4 385 (25.25%) Cisco Certification
5 343 (22.49%) VMware
6 335 (21.97%) WAN
7 328 (21.51%) CheckPoint
8 322 (21.11%) Finance
9 299 (19.61%) Active Directory
10 291 (19.08%) LAN
11 287 (18.82%) Network Security
12 264 (17.31%) TCP/IP
13 263 (17.25%) Juniper
14 252 (16.52%) VPN
15 251 (16.46%) Data Centre
16 249 (16.33%) CCNP
17 246 (16.13%) DNS
18 231 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
19 226 (14.82%) Microsoft
20 223 (14.62%) ITIL
21 216 (14.16%) Cisco ASA
22 208 (13.64%) Windows Server
23 205 (13.44%) Security Cleared
23 205 (13.44%) Unix
24 202 (13.25%) Wireless
25 199 (13.05%) Load Balancing
26 189 (12.39%) Migration
26 189 (12.39%) CCNA
27 185 (12.13%) Python
28 178 (11.67%) Agile Software Development

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
1 125 (8.20%) MS Exchange
2 100 (6.56%) Apache
3 82 (5.38%) Tomcat
4 66 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 62 (4.07%) IIS
6 54 (3.54%) SharePoint
7 47 (3.08%) nginx
8 46 (3.02%) Skype for Business
9 38 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
10 35 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
11 34 (2.23%) JBoss
12 33 (2.16%) WebSphere
13 28 (1.84%) Mule ESB
14 22 (1.44%) Confluence
15 19 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
15 19 (1.25%) WildFly
16 18 (1.18%) Jetty
17 16 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
17 16 (1.05%) OpenStack
17 16 (1.05%) WebLogic
Applications
1 99 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 40 (2.62%) MS Office
3 28 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.59%) MS Project
5 7 (0.46%) Windchill
6 3 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.066%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.066%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (0.59%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.33%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.20%) assyst
5 1 (0.066%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.066%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.066%) Eikon
5 1 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.066%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.066%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.066%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 169 (11.08%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (4.39%) Office 365
4 50 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
5 42 (2.75%) PaaS
6 27 (1.77%) IaaS
7 22 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 20 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 19 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (1.25%) SaaS
10 18 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 14 (0.92%) GitHub
12 13 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (0.79%) OneDrive
14 11 (0.72%) Google Apps
14 11 (0.72%) Heroku
14 11 (0.72%) Yammer
15 7 (0.46%) Trello
16 5 (0.33%) Amazon S3
16 5 (0.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 335 (21.97%) WAN
2 291 (19.08%) LAN
3 287 (18.82%) Network Security
4 264 (17.31%) TCP/IP
5 252 (16.52%) VPN
6 246 (16.13%) DNS
7 216 (14.16%) Cisco ASA
8 202 (13.25%) Wireless
9 127 (8.33%) SAN
10 123 (8.07%) BGP
11 118 (7.74%) Cisco Nexus
12 117 (7.67%) MPLS
13 110 (7.21%) SSL
14 106 (6.95%) OSPF
15 100 (6.56%) DHCP
16 95 (6.23%) VoIP
17 84 (5.51%) Internet
17 84 (5.51%) LDAP
18 78 (5.11%) IPsec
19 57 (3.74%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (7.74%) SQL Server
2 70 (4.59%) MySQL
3 51 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
4 43 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 28 (1.84%) Oracle Database
6 25 (1.64%) Big Data
7 20 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
8 19 (1.25%) Hadoop
8 19 (1.25%) Redis
9 15 (0.98%) MongoDB
10 13 (0.85%) DB2
11 12 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (0.59%) Sqoop
14 6 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
15 5 (0.33%) MariaDB
15 5 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 103 (6.75%) Jenkins
2 72 (4.72%) Git (software)
3 38 (2.49%) JIRA
4 33 (2.16%) Gerrit
5 30 (1.97%) Mercurial
6 25 (1.64%) Artifactory
7 16 (1.05%) GitLab
7 16 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
8 15 (0.98%) SonarQube
8 15 (0.98%) TeamCity
9 12 (0.79%) Subversion
10 8 (0.52%) Maven
11 7 (0.46%) ClearCase
11 7 (0.46%) Hudson
11 7 (0.46%) XMLSpy
12 6 (0.39%) ClearQuest
12 6 (0.39%) git-flow
12 6 (0.39%) GoCD
13 5 (0.33%) Ant
14 4 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 322 (21.11%) Finance
2 124 (8.13%) Banking
3 55 (3.61%) Retail
4 48 (3.15%) Legal
5 39 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 21 (1.38%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.31%) Law
9 11 (0.72%) Back Office
10 9 (0.59%) Marketing
10 9 (0.59%) Publishing
11 8 (0.52%) Advertising
12 6 (0.39%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.26%) Front Office
13 4 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.20%) Electronics
15 2 (0.13%) Billing
15 2 (0.13%) Games
15 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.066%) Military
Job Titles
1 337 (22.10%) Network Engineer
2 226 (14.82%) Architect
3 131 (8.59%) Analyst
3 131 (8.59%) Consultant
4 130 (8.52%) Security Engineer
5 99 (6.49%) Cisco Engineer
5 99 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 94 (6.16%) Network Security Engineer
7 89 (5.84%) Network Architect
7 89 (5.84%) Security Architect
8 80 (5.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 79 (5.18%) Senior Network Engineer
10 76 (4.98%) Administrator
11 73 (4.79%) DevOps Engineer
12 61 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
13 57 (3.74%) Security Analyst
14 52 (3.41%) Support Engineer
14 52 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
15 51 (3.34%) Infrastructure Architect
16 46 (3.02%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (5.11%) Web Services
2 56 (3.67%) J2EE
3 44 (2.89%) .NET
3 44 (2.89%) HTML
4 43 (2.82%) LAMP
5 42 (2.75%) XML
6 37 (2.43%) 802.1X
6 37 (2.43%) Middleware
7 34 (2.23%) ELK Stack
7 34 (2.23%) LEMP Stack
8 33 (2.16%) LAPP Stack
8 33 (2.16%) SOAP
9 31 (2.03%) RabbitMQ
10 24 (1.57%) JSON
11 21 (1.38%) XSLT
12 20 (1.31%) Django
13 19 (1.25%) RESTful
14 18 (1.18%) ASP.NET
14 18 (1.18%) REST
15 17 (1.11%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 251 (16.46%) Data Centre
2 89 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (4.59%) Management Information System
4 60 (3.93%) PKI
5 48 (3.15%) Clustering
6 41 (2.69%) Security Operations Centre
7 37 (2.43%) Public Cloud
8 31 (2.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 29 (1.90%) DataPower
10 25 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 22 (1.44%) Computer Science
13 21 (1.38%) YubiKey
14 19 (1.25%) Private Cloud
14 19 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
15 15 (0.98%) Blackberry
16 14 (0.92%) Cryptography
16 14 (0.92%) Replication
16 14 (0.92%) Virtual Team
17 13 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 464 (30.43%) Windows
2 389 (25.51%) Linux
3 208 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 205 (13.44%) Unix
5 155 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 126 (8.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 68 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 54 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 51 (3.34%) CentOS
10 50 (3.28%) AIX
11 40 (2.62%) SUSE
11 40 (2.62%) Ubuntu
12 38 (2.49%) Windows 7
13 35 (2.30%) Solaris
14 32 (2.10%) Oracle Linux
15 20 (1.31%) Windows 8
16 13 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 13 (0.85%) Windows 10
17 12 (0.79%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (14.62%) ITIL
2 199 (13.05%) Load Balancing
3 189 (12.39%) Migration
4 178 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
5 134 (8.79%) SIEM
6 128 (8.39%) Network Design
7 117 (7.67%) DevOps
8 113 (7.41%) Change Management
8 113 (7.41%) Information Security
9 97 (6.36%) High Availability
10 84 (5.51%) Configuration Management
10 84 (5.51%) Security Operations
11 82 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 75 (4.92%) Network Management
13 72 (4.72%) Project Management
14 67 (4.39%) Cybersecurity
15 65 (4.26%) Continuous Delivery
16 62 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
17 60 (3.93%) Kalman Filter
18 58 (3.80%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 185 (12.13%) Python
2 157 (10.30%) SQL
3 154 (10.10%) Perl
4 128 (8.39%) Bash Shell
5 114 (7.48%) PowerShell
6 107 (7.02%) Java
7 59 (3.87%) Shell Script
8 52 (3.41%) PHP
9 33 (2.16%) Ruby
10 29 (1.90%) C#
11 20 (1.31%) VBScript
12 18 (1.18%) Korn
13 17 (1.11%) C++
14 15 (0.98%) JavaScript
15 14 (0.92%) VB
16 10 (0.66%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.66%) Scala
17 9 (0.59%) T-SQL
18 7 (0.46%) VB6
18 7 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 385 (25.25%) Cisco Certification
2 249 (16.33%) CCNP
3 205 (13.44%) Security Cleared
4 189 (12.39%) CCNA
5 156 (10.23%) SC Cleared
6 103 (6.75%) CCIE
7 83 (5.44%) CISSP
8 69 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 62 (4.07%) Degree
10 47 (3.08%) MCSE
11 43 (2.82%) JNCIS
12 41 (2.69%) CCDP
12 41 (2.69%) CCSE
13 37 (2.43%) JNCIA
14 35 (2.30%) CISM
15 34 (2.23%) DV Cleared
16 28 (1.84%) BPSS Clearance
16 28 (1.84%) JNCIP
16 28 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 26 (1.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (5.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 76 (4.98%) PCI DSS
3 39 (2.56%) SLA
4 30 (1.97%) Government Security Classifications
5 17 (1.11%) RMADS
6 14 (0.92%) COBIT
7 10 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
8 9 (0.59%) QA
8 9 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.26%) ISO22301
9 4 (0.26%) ISO27002
10 3 (0.20%) BS7799
11 2 (0.13%) COSO
11 2 (0.13%) ISO27005
11 2 (0.13%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.13%) MiFID
12 1 (0.066%) DICOM
12 1 (0.066%) HL7
12 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 299 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 231 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (5.77%) Docker
4 72 (4.72%) Hyper-V
5 61 (4.00%) vSphere
6 57 (3.74%) Virtual Machines
7 42 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
8 41 (2.69%) VMware ESX
9 30 (1.97%) Virtual Servers
9 30 (1.97%) XenApp
10 26 (1.70%) vCloud
11 21 (1.38%) Xen
12 14 (0.92%) XenServer
13 13 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
13 13 (0.85%) ProxySG
14 11 (0.72%) UAG
15 10 (0.66%) NFS
15 10 (0.66%) Samba
16 9 (0.59%) Apache Flume
16 9 (0.59%) iptables
Systems Management
1 97 (6.36%) Puppet
2 72 (4.72%) Ansible
3 61 (4.00%) Nagios
4 57 (3.74%) logstash
5 49 (3.21%) SCCM
6 48 (3.15%) Kibana
7 47 (3.08%) ZABBIX
8 46 (3.02%) FortiGate
9 45 (2.95%) SCOM
10 38 (2.49%) HAProxy
11 36 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
12 30 (1.97%) Nessus
13 28 (1.84%) WSUS
14 22 (1.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 21 (1.38%) Cacti
15 21 (1.38%) Cisco Prime
16 19 (1.25%) Backup Exec
17 16 (1.05%) OpenView
18 15 (0.98%) Salt
19 14 (0.92%) Mesos
Vendors
1 646 (42.36%) Cisco
2 343 (22.49%) VMware
3 328 (21.51%) CheckPoint
4 263 (17.25%) Juniper
5 226 (14.82%) Microsoft
6 178 (11.67%) F5
7 150 (9.84%) Oracle
8 143 (9.38%) Palo Alto
9 122 (8.00%) Citrix
10 112 (7.34%) HP
11 100 (6.56%) Red Hat
12 82 (5.38%) IBM
13 68 (4.46%) Fortinet
14 62 (4.07%) Splunk
15 57 (3.74%) SolarWinds
16 56 (3.67%) Riverbed
17 52 (3.41%) Aruba
18 50 (3.28%) Blue Coat
19 40 (2.62%) Dell
20 36 (2.36%) ArcSight
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Digitech Resourcing Ltd
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ANSON MCCADE
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Lorien Resourcing
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Pioneer Search
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Keystream Resources Limited
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Hydrogen Group
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Careerwise UK Limited
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