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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 71 73 93
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Contract jobs citing Firewall 701 639 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.22% 2.87% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.35% 21.54% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 445 363
Median daily rate £440 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +124.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £22.10 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £96.50 £50.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+23.58% +43.24%
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
2879 2966 2719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.24% 13.33% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1978 1935 1829
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 92 80
Median hourly rate £21.34 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.15% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +5 107 £440 +3.52% 53
Croydon +2 18 £393 -4.84% 2
Harrow -5 7 £420 +40.00%
Twickenham - 6 £400 -
Bromley -10 4 £350 +27.27%
Surbiton - 3 £475 -
Hounslow -3 2 - -
Hillingdon - 2 £388 -
Paddington - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +6 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -1 1 £500 +5.26% 1
Ilford -3 1 - -
Chessington - 1 £450 -
Feltham - 1 £475 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Hendon - 1 £550 -
Westminster - 1 £513 - 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 570 (44.74%) Cisco
2 395 (31.00%) Windows
3 347 (27.24%) WAN
4 326 (25.59%) Cisco Certification
5 305 (23.94%) LAN
6 278 (21.82%) Linux
7 269 (21.11%) Finance
8 260 (20.41%) Active Directory
9 246 (19.31%) CheckPoint
10 239 (18.76%) VPN
11 236 (18.52%) VMware
12 234 (18.37%) DNS
13 228 (17.90%) CCNP
14 224 (17.58%) Network Security
15 217 (17.03%) TCP/IP
16 210 (16.48%) ITIL
17 208 (16.33%) Juniper
18 207 (16.25%) Unix
19 204 (16.01%) Microsoft
20 199 (15.62%) Wireless
21 188 (14.76%) Data Centre
22 163 (12.79%) Windows Server
23 157 (12.32%) F5
24 153 (12.01%) CCNA
25 150 (11.77%) Cisco ASA
26 143 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
27 140 (10.99%) Migration
28 133 (10.44%) Oracle
28 133 (10.44%) Security Cleared
28 133 (10.44%) Amazon AWS

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
1 115 (9.03%) MS Exchange
2 64 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (4.00%) IIS
4 43 (3.38%) Apache
5 42 (3.30%) SharePoint
6 37 (2.90%) Tomcat
7 36 (2.83%) Skype for Business
8 29 (2.28%) JBoss
9 23 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 23 (1.81%) WebSphere
10 22 (1.73%) OpenStack
11 15 (1.18%) WebLogic
12 14 (1.10%) Confluence
12 14 (1.10%) nginx
13 12 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
14 11 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
15 10 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
15 10 (0.78%) MQSeries
16 8 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 79 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 48 (3.77%) MS Office
3 22 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.71%) MS Project
5 8 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.39%) SmartSuite
7 2 (0.16%) HipChat
7 2 (0.16%) Windchill
8 1 (0.078%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.47%) ION MarketView
3 5 (0.39%) BusinessWare
3 5 (0.39%) SAP R/3
4 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.16%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.078%) Maximo
6 1 (0.078%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.078%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.078%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 133 (10.44%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (3.77%) Office 365
4 45 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (2.12%) IaaS
6 23 (1.81%) PaaS
7 16 (1.26%) SaaS
8 12 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (0.86%) Mimecast
10 8 (0.63%) GitHub
10 8 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.24%) Yammer
14 2 (0.16%) AWS OpsWorks
14 2 (0.16%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.16%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.16%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 347 (27.24%) WAN
2 305 (23.94%) LAN
3 239 (18.76%) VPN
4 234 (18.37%) DNS
5 224 (17.58%) Network Security
6 217 (17.03%) TCP/IP
7 199 (15.62%) Wireless
8 150 (11.77%) Cisco ASA
9 125 (9.81%) SAN
10 119 (9.34%) BGP
11 110 (8.63%) MPLS
12 106 (8.32%) VoIP
13 104 (8.16%) OSPF
14 100 (7.85%) Internet
15 99 (7.77%) DHCP
16 96 (7.54%) Cisco Nexus
17 75 (5.89%) SSL
18 65 (5.10%) LDAP
19 63 (4.95%) VLAN
20 62 (4.87%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.67%) MySQL
3 25 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 20 (1.57%) DB2
5 15 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (0.94%) MongoDB
8 9 (0.71%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.55%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.55%) Redis
10 6 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.39%) DB2 UDB
11 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (0.39%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 57 (4.47%) Jenkins
2 43 (3.38%) Git (software)
3 24 (1.88%) JIRA
4 18 (1.41%) Maven
5 17 (1.33%) Artifactory
6 12 (0.94%) Subversion
7 8 (0.63%) Gerrit
7 8 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (0.63%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.55%) SonarQube
8 7 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.55%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.47%) Mercurial
10 5 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.31%) git-flow
11 4 (0.31%) Metasploit
11 4 (0.31%) Selenium
12 3 (0.24%) GitLab
12 3 (0.24%) Hudson
12 3 (0.24%) Vagrant
General
1 269 (21.11%) Finance
2 94 (7.38%) Banking
3 61 (4.79%) Retail
4 46 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 25 (1.96%) Legal
6 22 (1.73%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.10%) Front Office
8 13 (1.02%) Law
9 11 (0.86%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.86%) Publishing
10 10 (0.78%) Advertising
10 10 (0.78%) Games
11 7 (0.55%) Back Office
11 7 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.39%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.24%) Marketing
14 3 (0.24%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.16%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 313 (24.57%) Network Engineer
2 198 (15.54%) Architect
3 100 (7.85%) Security Engineer
4 98 (7.69%) Analyst
5 82 (6.44%) Consultant
6 80 (6.28%) Cisco Engineer
6 80 (6.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 71 (5.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 71 (5.57%) Security Architect
8 69 (5.42%) Senior Network Engineer
9 67 (5.26%) Network Architect
10 63 (4.95%) Network Security Engineer
11 51 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
12 48 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
12 48 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
13 47 (3.69%) Designer
14 46 (3.61%) Support Engineer
15 41 (3.22%) Firewall Engineer
15 41 (3.22%) Security Consultant
16 40 (3.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (4.40%) Web Services
2 47 (3.69%) Middleware
3 40 (3.14%) .NET
4 32 (2.51%) 802.1X
5 31 (2.43%) HTML
6 24 (1.88%) XML
7 23 (1.81%) J2EE
8 17 (1.33%) LAMP
9 13 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (0.94%) Rendezvous
11 11 (0.86%) CSS
12 10 (0.78%) ASP.NET
13 8 (0.63%) LAPP Stack
13 8 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (0.63%) SOAP
14 7 (0.55%) LEMP Stack
14 7 (0.55%) RESTful
14 7 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
15 6 (0.47%) Apache Flex
15 6 (0.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 188 (14.76%) Data Centre
2 77 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (3.69%) Management Information System
4 44 (3.45%) PKI
5 34 (2.67%) Clustering
6 33 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 32 (2.51%) Computer Science
8 27 (2.12%) Public Cloud
9 25 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
10 24 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
11 20 (1.57%) DataPower
11 20 (1.57%) Security Operations Centre
12 17 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 15 (1.18%) New Media
13 15 (1.18%) Private Cloud
14 14 (1.10%) Replication
15 13 (1.02%) Cryptography
15 13 (1.02%) YubiKey
16 12 (0.94%) iPad
16 12 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 395 (31.00%) Windows
2 278 (21.82%) Linux
3 207 (16.25%) Unix
4 163 (12.79%) Windows Server
5 122 (9.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 74 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 71 (5.57%) Windows 7
8 41 (3.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 41 (3.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (2.83%) Windows 8
10 35 (2.75%) Solaris
11 33 (2.59%) AIX
12 29 (2.28%) CentOS
13 28 (2.20%) SUSE
14 27 (2.12%) Oracle Linux
15 19 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 16 (1.26%) Mac OS X
17 15 (1.18%) Ubuntu
18 12 (0.94%) Windows XP
19 11 (0.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (16.48%) ITIL
2 140 (10.99%) Migration
3 114 (8.95%) Load Balancing
4 112 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
5 110 (8.63%) Information Security
6 108 (8.48%) Network Design
7 105 (8.24%) Change Management
8 91 (7.14%) Project Management
9 73 (5.73%) Network Monitoring
10 68 (5.34%) SIEM
11 66 (5.18%) DevOps
12 55 (4.32%) Configuration Management
13 53 (4.16%) High Availability
14 48 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
15 47 (3.69%) Security Operations
16 44 (3.45%) Security Architecture
17 42 (3.30%) TOGAF
17 42 (3.30%) Vulnerability Management
18 40 (3.14%) Network Architecture
19 38 (2.98%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 111 (8.71%) SQL
2 93 (7.30%) Python
3 86 (6.75%) Perl
4 82 (6.44%) Bash Shell
5 69 (5.42%) Java
6 66 (5.18%) PowerShell
7 45 (3.53%) Shell Script
8 20 (1.57%) PHP
9 19 (1.49%) C++
10 17 (1.33%) C#
11 16 (1.26%) JavaScript
11 16 (1.26%) Ruby
12 11 (0.86%) Groovy
13 10 (0.78%) VBScript
14 8 (0.63%) C
15 6 (0.47%) Korn
16 5 (0.39%) Lisp
16 5 (0.39%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.39%) VB
17 4 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 326 (25.59%) Cisco Certification
2 228 (17.90%) CCNP
3 153 (12.01%) CCNA
4 133 (10.44%) Security Cleared
5 112 (8.79%) SC Cleared
6 105 (8.24%) CCIE
7 86 (6.75%) CISSP
8 71 (5.57%) Degree
9 50 (3.92%) CISM
10 45 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 42 (3.30%) CCDP
12 36 (2.83%) MCSE
13 35 (2.75%) JNCIS
14 26 (2.04%) JNCIA
15 25 (1.96%) JNCIP
16 24 (1.88%) CCSE
17 20 (1.57%) CISA
18 18 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 17 (1.33%) DV Cleared
20 16 (1.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (3.14%) SLA
3 24 (1.88%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.18%) COBIT
4 15 (1.18%) Government Security Classifications
5 8 (0.63%) QA
6 3 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.24%) ISO15022
6 3 (0.24%) ISO20022
7 2 (0.16%) COSO
7 2 (0.16%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.16%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.16%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.078%) BS7799
8 1 (0.078%) DICOM
8 1 (0.078%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.078%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.078%) HL7
8 1 (0.078%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.078%) MiFID
System Software
1 260 (20.41%) Active Directory
2 143 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 45 (3.53%) vSphere
5 39 (3.06%) Hyper-V
6 34 (2.67%) XenApp
7 28 (2.20%) Docker
8 24 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 13 (1.02%) ProxySG
11 12 (0.94%) NFS
11 12 (0.94%) UAG
11 12 (0.94%) vCloud
12 10 (0.78%) Snort
13 9 (0.71%) Samba
14 7 (0.55%) Xen
15 6 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 6 (0.47%) Firmware
16 5 (0.39%) ClearTrust
16 5 (0.39%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 57 (4.47%) Puppet
2 56 (4.40%) FortiGate
3 48 (3.77%) SCCM
4 45 (3.53%) Ansible
5 36 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (2.04%) Nagios
7 21 (1.65%) Backup Exec
8 19 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
9 18 (1.41%) SCOM
9 18 (1.41%) WSUS
10 17 (1.33%) ZABBIX
11 15 (1.18%) Salt
12 13 (1.02%) Nessus
13 12 (0.94%) Cacti
13 12 (0.94%) logstash
14 11 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
14 11 (0.86%) HAProxy
15 10 (0.78%) vMotion
16 9 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
16 9 (0.71%) Packer
Vendors
1 570 (44.74%) Cisco
2 246 (19.31%) CheckPoint
3 236 (18.52%) VMware
4 208 (16.33%) Juniper
5 204 (16.01%) Microsoft
6 157 (12.32%) F5
7 133 (10.44%) Oracle
8 107 (8.40%) Palo Alto
9 96 (7.54%) Citrix
10 72 (5.65%) HP
11 68 (5.34%) SolarWinds
12 63 (4.95%) Red Hat
13 59 (4.63%) IBM
14 57 (4.47%) Fortinet
15 47 (3.69%) Riverbed
16 44 (3.45%) Blue Coat
17 42 (3.30%) NetApp
18 32 (2.51%) Aruba
19 29 (2.28%) Intel Security
19 29 (2.28%) Remedy
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iKas International
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Salt
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Montash
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
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