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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 64 70 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing Firewall 786 696 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.55% 2.95% 2.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.54% 22.63% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 486 380
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 £298 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 12
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £28.66 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £22.01 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.60% +10.06%
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
3203 3075 2848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.46% 13.03% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2158 1989 1769
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 112 89
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.35 £42.70 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +14 149 £463 +6.32% 42
Croydon -3 20 £460 +3.66% 2
Canary Wharf +10 6 £375 -11.76%
Surbiton - 4 £475 - 3
Twickenham - 4 £375 -
Docklands, London +7 2 £240 -56.36%
Hammersmith +3 2 £450 +2.85%
Hounslow +2 2 - -
Bromley -3 2 £400 +64.94%
Feltham - 2 £475 -
Greenwich - 2 - -
Hillingdon - 2 £388 -
Mayfair +2 1 £400 +21.58%
Ilford 0 1 - -
Romford - 1 £275 -
Hendon - 1 £550 -
Westminster - 1 £513 -
Wimbledon - 1 £250 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 631 (43.88%) Cisco
2 450 (31.29%) Windows
3 374 (26.01%) Cisco Certification
4 352 (24.48%) WAN
5 322 (22.39%) CheckPoint
6 309 (21.49%) Linux
7 304 (21.14%) LAN
8 295 (20.51%) Finance
9 288 (20.03%) Active Directory
10 287 (19.96%) VMware
11 268 (18.64%) Network Security
12 254 (17.66%) Juniper
13 253 (17.59%) VPN
14 252 (17.52%) CCNP
15 246 (17.11%) DNS
16 238 (16.55%) ITIL
17 229 (15.92%) TCP/IP
18 224 (15.58%) Microsoft
19 223 (15.51%) Data Centre
20 213 (14.81%) Wireless
21 199 (13.84%) Cisco ASA
22 192 (13.35%) Windows Server
23 191 (13.28%) F5
24 188 (13.07%) Unix
25 184 (12.80%) Security Cleared
26 182 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
27 178 (12.38%) CCNA
28 164 (11.40%) Migration
29 162 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
30 160 (11.13%) 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
1 123 (8.55%) MS Exchange
2 73 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 67 (4.66%) Apache
4 60 (4.17%) IIS
5 51 (3.55%) Tomcat
6 45 (3.13%) SharePoint
7 43 (2.99%) JBoss
7 43 (2.99%) Skype for Business
8 24 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (1.67%) nginx
9 22 (1.53%) OpenStack
9 22 (1.53%) WebSphere
10 20 (1.39%) WebLogic
11 16 (1.11%) Confluence
12 14 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
13 12 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 12 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
13 12 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (0.76%) Mule ESB
15 9 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 102 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 51 (3.55%) MS Office
3 27 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.70%) MS Project
5 8 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.49%) Windchill
7 3 (0.21%) SmartSuite
8 1 (0.070%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.070%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (0.63%) ION MarketView
2 7 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.21%) assyst
4 3 (0.21%) BusinessWare
4 3 (0.21%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.070%) Eikon
5 1 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.070%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.070%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.070%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 162 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (4.17%) Office 365
4 57 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
5 37 (2.57%) PaaS
6 27 (1.88%) IaaS
7 17 (1.18%) SaaS
8 13 (0.90%) GitHub
9 12 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
10 11 (0.76%) Mimecast
11 10 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.63%) Google Apps
13 8 (0.56%) Heroku
14 6 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.35%) OneDrive
15 5 (0.35%) Trello
16 4 (0.28%) Yammer
17 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
17 3 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 352 (24.48%) WAN
2 304 (21.14%) LAN
3 268 (18.64%) Network Security
4 253 (17.59%) VPN
5 246 (17.11%) DNS
6 229 (15.92%) TCP/IP
7 213 (14.81%) Wireless
8 199 (13.84%) Cisco ASA
9 132 (9.18%) SAN
10 125 (8.69%) BGP
11 116 (8.07%) MPLS
12 113 (7.86%) VoIP
13 105 (7.30%) Cisco Nexus
14 102 (7.09%) DHCP
15 101 (7.02%) OSPF
16 98 (6.82%) Internet
17 85 (5.91%) SSL
18 79 (5.49%) LDAP
19 71 (4.94%) IPsec
20 70 (4.87%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.20%) MySQL
3 33 (2.29%) Oracle Database
4 28 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (1.25%) DB2
6 16 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (0.90%) NoSQL
8 11 (0.76%) MongoDB
8 11 (0.76%) Redis
8 11 (0.76%) Relational Database
8 11 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.42%) Big Data
10 6 (0.42%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
10 6 (0.42%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.35%) MariaDB
11 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 70 (4.87%) Jenkins
2 54 (3.76%) Git (software)
3 31 (2.16%) JIRA
4 21 (1.46%) Artifactory
5 16 (1.11%) Subversion
6 14 (0.97%) Maven
7 13 (0.90%) Gerrit
7 13 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (0.83%) SonarQube
9 11 (0.76%) Mercurial
9 11 (0.76%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.63%) Visual Studio
11 7 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.42%) ClearQuest
12 6 (0.42%) git-flow
12 6 (0.42%) GoCD
12 6 (0.42%) Hudson
13 5 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (0.28%) MSI
15 2 (0.14%) AppScan
General
1 295 (20.51%) Finance
2 109 (7.58%) Banking
3 52 (3.62%) Retail
4 43 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 38 (2.64%) Legal
6 16 (1.11%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.04%) Law
8 14 (0.97%) Financial Institution
9 13 (0.90%) Publishing
10 12 (0.83%) Advertising
11 10 (0.70%) Back Office
11 10 (0.70%) Front Office
11 10 (0.70%) Games
12 7 (0.49%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.28%) Marketing
13 4 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.21%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.14%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.14%) Electronics
15 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 344 (23.92%) Network Engineer
2 224 (15.58%) Architect
3 124 (8.62%) Security Engineer
4 122 (8.48%) Consultant
5 103 (7.16%) Analyst
6 96 (6.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 92 (6.40%) Senior Network Engineer
8 89 (6.19%) Security Architect
9 87 (6.05%) Network Security Engineer
10 83 (5.77%) Network Architect
11 82 (5.70%) Cisco Engineer
12 72 (5.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 59 (4.10%) Support Engineer
14 58 (4.03%) Administrator
14 58 (4.03%) Designer
15 57 (3.96%) Firewall Engineer
16 54 (3.76%) DevOps Engineer
17 51 (3.55%) Infrastructure Architect
18 46 (3.20%) Security Consultant
19 45 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (4.03%) Web Services
2 46 (3.20%) Middleware
3 43 (2.99%) .NET
4 36 (2.50%) 802.1X
5 34 (2.36%) HTML
6 33 (2.29%) J2EE
7 25 (1.74%) XML
8 24 (1.67%) LAMP
9 15 (1.04%) CSS
9 15 (1.04%) LAPP Stack
9 15 (1.04%) LEMP Stack
10 13 (0.90%) ASP.NET
10 13 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
10 13 (0.90%) Rendezvous
11 12 (0.83%) JSP
11 12 (0.83%) SOAP
12 11 (0.76%) RESTful
13 9 (0.63%) Apache Flex
14 8 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
15 7 (0.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 223 (15.51%) Data Centre
2 79 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (4.59%) PKI
4 46 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 44 (3.06%) Clustering
6 30 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (2.09%) Security Operations Centre
7 25 (1.74%) Public Cloud
8 22 (1.53%) YubiKey
9 21 (1.46%) Computer Science
9 21 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 20 (1.39%) DataPower
10 20 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (1.32%) Replication
12 18 (1.25%) Wiki
13 17 (1.18%) Blackberry
13 17 (1.18%) Private Cloud
14 16 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
15 13 (0.90%) Cryptography
16 12 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 450 (31.29%) Windows
2 309 (21.49%) Linux
3 192 (13.35%) Windows Server
4 188 (13.07%) Unix
5 147 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 98 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 66 (4.59%) Windows 7
8 58 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 49 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 46 (3.20%) Solaris
11 38 (2.64%) Windows 8
12 37 (2.57%) AIX
13 30 (2.09%) CentOS
14 27 (1.88%) SUSE
15 26 (1.81%) Oracle Linux
16 22 (1.53%) Ubuntu
17 19 (1.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 15 (1.04%) Mac OS X
19 14 (0.97%) Windows 10
19 14 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (16.55%) ITIL
2 164 (11.40%) Migration
3 136 (9.46%) Load Balancing
4 123 (8.55%) Change Management
5 119 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
6 116 (8.07%) Network Design
7 110 (7.65%) Information Security
8 100 (6.95%) Project Management
9 81 (5.63%) High Availability
10 80 (5.56%) DevOps
11 78 (5.42%) SIEM
12 74 (5.15%) Network Monitoring
13 67 (4.66%) Configuration Management
14 63 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
15 57 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
16 51 (3.55%) Change Control
17 49 (3.41%) Network Management
18 48 (3.34%) Cybersecurity
18 48 (3.34%) Service Management
19 47 (3.27%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 121 (8.41%) SQL
2 116 (8.07%) Python
3 102 (7.09%) Perl
4 87 (6.05%) Bash Shell
4 87 (6.05%) PowerShell
5 78 (5.42%) Java
6 46 (3.20%) Shell Script
7 34 (2.36%) PHP
8 23 (1.60%) Ruby
9 20 (1.39%) C#
9 20 (1.39%) C++
10 17 (1.18%) VBScript
11 13 (0.90%) VB
12 11 (0.76%) JavaScript
13 10 (0.70%) Groovy
14 9 (0.63%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.56%) Korn
16 7 (0.49%) C
16 7 (0.49%) VB6
17 2 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 374 (26.01%) Cisco Certification
2 252 (17.52%) CCNP
3 184 (12.80%) Security Cleared
4 178 (12.38%) CCNA
5 142 (9.87%) SC Cleared
6 105 (7.30%) CCIE
7 75 (5.22%) Degree
8 72 (5.01%) CISSP
9 54 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 49 (3.41%) CCDP
11 43 (2.99%) JNCIS
12 42 (2.92%) MCSE
13 39 (2.71%) CISM
14 37 (2.57%) CCSE
14 37 (2.57%) JNCIA
15 28 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 25 (1.74%) DV Cleared
16 25 (1.74%) JNCIP
17 18 (1.25%) CCSA
17 18 (1.25%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (3.55%) SLA
3 34 (2.36%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.60%) Government Security Classifications
5 10 (0.70%) QA
6 9 (0.63%) COBIT
7 6 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.28%) ISO22301
8 4 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.21%) BS7799
10 2 (0.14%) COSO
10 2 (0.14%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.14%) ISO27005
10 2 (0.14%) MiFID
11 1 (0.070%) DICOM
11 1 (0.070%) HL7
11 1 (0.070%) JSP 440
System Software
1 288 (20.03%) Active Directory
2 182 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (3.89%) vSphere
4 55 (3.82%) Hyper-V
5 54 (3.76%) VMware ESX
6 51 (3.55%) Docker
7 39 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
8 35 (2.43%) XenApp
9 27 (1.88%) Virtual Servers
9 27 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (1.32%) vCloud
11 15 (1.04%) UAG
12 14 (0.97%) ProxySG
13 13 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 11 (0.76%) NFS
14 11 (0.76%) Samba
14 11 (0.76%) XenServer
15 9 (0.63%) DFS Replication
15 9 (0.63%) Snort
16 8 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 75 (5.22%) Puppet
2 58 (4.03%) SCCM
3 50 (3.48%) FortiGate
4 46 (3.20%) Ansible
4 46 (3.20%) Nagios
5 40 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (2.71%) SCOM
7 28 (1.95%) ZABBIX
8 25 (1.74%) WSUS
9 23 (1.60%) Backup Exec
10 20 (1.39%) Cacti
10 20 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
11 18 (1.25%) logstash
12 16 (1.11%) Salt
13 15 (1.04%) HAProxy
13 15 (1.04%) OpenView
14 13 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
15 12 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
15 12 (0.83%) Kibana
16 11 (0.76%) Mesos
Vendors
1 631 (43.88%) Cisco
2 322 (22.39%) CheckPoint
3 287 (19.96%) VMware
4 254 (17.66%) Juniper
5 224 (15.58%) Microsoft
6 191 (13.28%) F5
7 160 (11.13%) Oracle
8 131 (9.11%) Palo Alto
9 129 (8.97%) Citrix
10 96 (6.68%) HP
11 76 (5.29%) Red Hat
12 73 (5.08%) SolarWinds
13 63 (4.38%) IBM
14 59 (4.10%) Blue Coat
15 51 (3.55%) Riverbed
16 49 (3.41%) Fortinet
17 42 (2.92%) Aruba
17 42 (2.92%) NetApp
18 40 (2.78%) Splunk
19 39 (2.71%) Dell
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Lorien Resourcing
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Senitor Associates
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IQ Public Sector
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Marcus Donald People
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Thebes IT
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Digitech Resourcing Ltd
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