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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 74 87 74
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing Firewall 724 627 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.34% 2.76% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.66% 22.22% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 438 513
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
- +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 13
Median hourly rate £50.00 £26.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.14 £17.60 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.09%
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
2822 2822 3129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.02% 12.42% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1853 1914 2130
Median daily rate £438 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 89 81
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.62 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.67% +7.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.69 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +11 107 £440 +6.66% 32
Croydon +6 40 £515 +42.06% 1
New Malden -6 6 - -
Teddington - 5 - -
Hammersmith +6 3 £450 -13.46%
Feltham -1 3 £490 +108.51% 2
Uxbridge - 3 £488 -
Chessington - 3 - -
Canary Wharf -3 2 £369 -15.71%
Lewisham - 2 £256 -
Harrow - 2 £400 -
Hounslow - 2 - - 1
Romford +5 1 - -
Westminster -8 1 £450 +12.50%
Wimbledon - 1 £265 -
Docklands, London - 1 £150 -
Bromley - 1 - - 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 662 (45.62%) Cisco
2 457 (31.50%) Windows
3 384 (26.46%) Linux
4 381 (26.26%) VMware
5 362 (24.95%) CheckPoint
6 337 (23.23%) Cisco Certification
7 315 (21.71%) Finance
8 302 (20.81%) WAN
9 287 (19.78%) LAN
10 286 (19.71%) Network Security
11 282 (19.43%) VPN
12 279 (19.23%) Juniper
13 256 (17.64%) Active Directory
14 251 (17.30%) Data Centre
15 247 (17.02%) TCP/IP
16 244 (16.82%) DNS
16 244 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
17 233 (16.06%) Microsoft
18 226 (15.58%) Cisco ASA
19 220 (15.16%) Security Cleared
20 216 (14.89%) CCNP
21 214 (14.75%) Load Balancing
22 212 (14.61%) Windows Server
23 179 (12.34%) ITIL
23 179 (12.34%) Wireless
24 175 (12.06%) SC Cleared
25 174 (11.99%) Python
26 166 (11.44%) Unix
27 165 (11.37%) Migration
28 164 (11.30%) 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
1 112 (7.72%) Apache
2 111 (7.65%) MS Exchange
3 85 (5.86%) Tomcat
4 68 (4.69%) IIS
5 62 (4.27%) nginx
6 51 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 49 (3.38%) SharePoint
8 46 (3.17%) Skype for Business
9 38 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
10 29 (2.00%) Mule ESB
10 29 (2.00%) WebSphere
11 28 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
12 27 (1.86%) WildFly
13 26 (1.79%) Jetty
14 24 (1.65%) Confluence
14 24 (1.65%) JBoss
15 15 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
16 14 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
17 13 (0.90%) WebLogic
18 12 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 77 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.55%) MS Office
3 28 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.41%) MS Project
5 3 (0.21%) Windchill
6 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.34%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.14%) assyst
3 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.069%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.069%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.069%) Eikon
4 1 (0.069%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.069%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 142 (9.79%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (4.41%) Office 365
4 34 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
5 29 (2.00%) PaaS
6 26 (1.79%) SaaS
7 24 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
7 24 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 21 (1.45%) IaaS
9 20 (1.38%) GitHub
10 17 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
11 12 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (0.76%) G Suite
12 11 (0.76%) Heroku
13 9 (0.62%) OneDrive
14 8 (0.55%) Yammer
15 7 (0.48%) Trello
16 5 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
17 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 302 (20.81%) WAN
2 287 (19.78%) LAN
3 286 (19.71%) Network Security
4 282 (19.43%) VPN
5 247 (17.02%) TCP/IP
6 244 (16.82%) DNS
7 226 (15.58%) Cisco ASA
8 179 (12.34%) Wireless
9 120 (8.27%) BGP
9 120 (8.27%) DHCP
10 112 (7.72%) Cisco Nexus
11 111 (7.65%) SAN
12 110 (7.58%) OSPF
13 108 (7.44%) MPLS
14 106 (7.31%) SSL
15 93 (6.41%) Internet
16 85 (5.86%) IPsec
17 80 (5.51%) VoIP
18 73 (5.03%) Intrusion Detection
19 68 (4.69%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 76 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
3 68 (4.69%) MySQL
4 47 (3.24%) NoSQL
5 37 (2.55%) Oracle Database
6 28 (1.93%) Hadoop
7 27 (1.86%) Big Data
8 24 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
9 14 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (0.90%) Redis
11 12 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (0.76%) DB2
13 10 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (0.69%) MongoDB
14 9 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (0.62%) Sqoop
15 8 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
15 8 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 106 (7.31%) Jenkins
2 82 (5.65%) Git (software)
3 38 (2.62%) JIRA
4 36 (2.48%) Gerrit
5 35 (2.41%) Mercurial
6 24 (1.65%) GitLab
7 16 (1.10%) Subversion
7 16 (1.10%) TeamCity
8 14 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
9 12 (0.83%) Artifactory
10 10 (0.69%) Bitbucket
10 10 (0.69%) Maven
10 10 (0.69%) SonarQube
11 7 (0.48%) ClearCase
11 7 (0.48%) Hudson
11 7 (0.48%) XMLSpy
12 6 (0.41%) Vagrant
12 6 (0.41%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.34%) Ant
13 5 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 315 (21.71%) Finance
2 102 (7.03%) Banking
3 51 (3.51%) Legal
4 48 (3.31%) Retail
5 39 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 26 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 24 (1.65%) Financial Institution
8 14 (0.96%) Law
8 14 (0.96%) Marketing
9 13 (0.90%) Back Office
10 7 (0.48%) Advertising
11 5 (0.34%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.28%) Publishing
13 3 (0.21%) Front Office
14 2 (0.14%) Billing
14 2 (0.14%) Brand Awareness
14 2 (0.14%) Electronics
15 1 (0.069%) Games
15 1 (0.069%) Military
Job Titles
1 336 (23.16%) Network Engineer
2 192 (13.23%) Architect
3 136 (9.37%) Analyst
4 130 (8.96%) Security Engineer
5 121 (8.34%) Consultant
6 111 (7.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 106 (7.31%) Cisco Engineer
8 90 (6.20%) Network Security Engineer
9 81 (5.58%) Senior Network Engineer
10 80 (5.51%) Administrator
11 76 (5.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 76 (5.24%) DevOps Engineer
11 76 (5.24%) Network Architect
12 72 (4.96%) Security Analyst
13 65 (4.48%) Support Engineer
14 62 (4.27%) Systems Administrator
15 59 (4.07%) Security Architect
16 56 (3.86%) Firewall Engineer
17 44 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
18 43 (2.96%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (5.24%) Web Services
2 51 (3.51%) ELK Stack
3 50 (3.45%) LAMP
4 40 (2.76%) J2EE
5 39 (2.69%) RabbitMQ
6 37 (2.55%) LAPP Stack
7 36 (2.48%) LEMP Stack
8 34 (2.34%) XML
9 33 (2.27%) .NET
10 31 (2.14%) SOAP
11 30 (2.07%) 802.1X
12 27 (1.86%) Middleware
13 23 (1.59%) Django
13 23 (1.59%) JSON
14 22 (1.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 22 (1.52%) REST
15 20 (1.38%) HTML
16 19 (1.31%) XSLT
17 18 (1.24%) Regular Expression
18 17 (1.17%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 251 (17.30%) Data Centre
2 80 (5.51%) Management Information System
3 78 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (3.72%) PKI
5 44 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
6 40 (2.76%) Clustering
7 39 (2.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 23 (1.59%) Computer Science
8 23 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
9 21 (1.45%) DataPower
10 20 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.38%) Public Cloud
11 16 (1.10%) NHS
12 13 (0.90%) Blackberry
13 10 (0.69%) CESG
13 10 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (0.69%) Hedge funds
14 9 (0.62%) Replication
14 9 (0.62%) YubiKey
15 8 (0.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 457 (31.50%) Windows
2 384 (26.46%) Linux
3 212 (14.61%) Windows Server
4 166 (11.44%) Unix
5 150 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 125 (8.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 69 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 59 (4.07%) CentOS
9 46 (3.17%) Ubuntu
10 43 (2.96%) AIX
11 37 (2.55%) SUSE
12 30 (2.07%) Windows 7
13 28 (1.93%) Solaris
14 23 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
15 17 (1.17%) Windows 8
16 14 (0.96%) Windows 10
17 12 (0.83%) Windows XP
18 10 (0.69%) Debian
18 10 (0.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (14.75%) Load Balancing
2 179 (12.34%) ITIL
3 165 (11.37%) Migration
4 164 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (9.44%) SIEM
6 134 (9.24%) DevOps
7 107 (7.37%) Security Operations
8 103 (7.10%) Information Security
9 95 (6.55%) Change Management
10 94 (6.48%) Network Design
11 89 (6.13%) High Availability
12 84 (5.79%) Configuration Management
12 84 (5.79%) Project Management
13 75 (5.17%) Cybersecurity
13 75 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
14 72 (4.96%) Network Management
15 66 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
16 61 (4.20%) Continuous Delivery
17 58 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
18 54 (3.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 174 (11.99%) Python
2 146 (10.06%) SQL
3 129 (8.89%) Perl
4 114 (7.86%) Bash Shell
5 112 (7.72%) PowerShell
6 97 (6.69%) Java
7 48 (3.31%) PHP
8 41 (2.83%) Shell Script
9 30 (2.07%) Ruby
10 24 (1.65%) C#
11 19 (1.31%) C
12 17 (1.17%) Korn
13 14 (0.96%) VB
13 14 (0.96%) VBScript
14 13 (0.90%) JavaScript
15 12 (0.83%) Scala
16 11 (0.76%) C++
17 10 (0.69%) T-SQL
18 7 (0.48%) XPath
19 5 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 337 (23.23%) Cisco Certification
2 220 (15.16%) Security Cleared
3 216 (14.89%) CCNP
4 175 (12.06%) SC Cleared
5 151 (10.41%) CCNA
6 82 (5.65%) CCIE
7 76 (5.24%) CISSP
8 59 (4.07%) Degree
9 50 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 39 (2.69%) JNCIS
11 34 (2.34%) DV Cleared
12 33 (2.27%) CCSE
12 33 (2.27%) JNCIP
13 32 (2.21%) CISM
13 32 (2.21%) MCSE
14 28 (1.93%) CCSA
14 28 (1.93%) JNCIA
15 26 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
16 23 (1.59%) MCSA
17 20 (1.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (6.27%) PCI DSS
2 81 (5.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (2.48%) SLA
4 17 (1.17%) RMADS
5 15 (1.03%) Government Security Classifications
6 13 (0.90%) COBIT
7 10 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
8 8 (0.55%) QA
8 8 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.34%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.28%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.14%) ISO22301
11 2 (0.14%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.069%) BS7799
12 1 (0.069%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 256 (17.64%) Active Directory
2 244 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (7.10%) Docker
4 92 (6.34%) Hyper-V
5 66 (4.55%) vSphere
6 61 (4.20%) Virtual Machines
7 34 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (2.14%) Xen
9 29 (2.00%) VMware ESX
10 25 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
10 25 (1.72%) XenApp
11 23 (1.59%) vCloud
12 20 (1.38%) ProxySG
13 17 (1.17%) XenServer
14 14 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
15 9 (0.62%) Apache Flume
16 8 (0.55%) DFS Replication
16 8 (0.55%) iptables
16 8 (0.55%) Terminal Services
16 8 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 117 (8.06%) Puppet
2 94 (6.48%) Ansible
3 58 (4.00%) logstash
4 55 (3.79%) Kibana
5 54 (3.72%) ZABBIX
6 52 (3.58%) Nagios
7 46 (3.17%) SCCM
8 40 (2.76%) FortiGate
8 40 (2.76%) HAProxy
9 39 (2.69%) Nessus
10 33 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
10 33 (2.27%) SCOM
11 31 (2.14%) Kubernetes
12 26 (1.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 24 (1.65%) WSUS
14 21 (1.45%) Terraform
15 19 (1.31%) Rsyslog
16 16 (1.10%) Cacti
17 15 (1.03%) Mesos
18 12 (0.83%) Salt
Vendors
1 662 (45.62%) Cisco
2 381 (26.26%) VMware
3 362 (24.95%) CheckPoint
4 279 (19.23%) Juniper
5 233 (16.06%) Microsoft
6 159 (10.96%) F5
7 155 (10.68%) Palo Alto
8 134 (9.24%) Citrix
9 115 (7.93%) Oracle
10 106 (7.31%) Red Hat
11 94 (6.48%) HP
12 86 (5.93%) Blue Coat
13 84 (5.79%) Fortinet
14 67 (4.62%) Aruba
15 61 (4.20%) Riverbed
16 60 (4.14%) Splunk
17 59 (4.07%) IBM
18 55 (3.79%) SolarWinds
19 39 (2.69%) Dell
20 31 (2.14%) ArcSight
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