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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 76 68 70
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 748 673 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.24% 2.89% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.69% 22.66% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 458 435
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 £254 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 13
Median hourly rate £25.50 £28.66 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.01% +27.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £14.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.70 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +0.11%
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
3296 2970 3149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.29% 12.77% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2159 1908 1943
Median daily rate £450 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% +4.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 86 100
Median hourly rate £21.97 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.06% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +6 146 £450 +2.85% 27
Croydon +7 27 £470 +4.44% 1
Hammersmith +5 8 £450 +2.85%
Canary Wharf +3 8 £338 -20.58%
Uxbridge +1 3 - -
Feltham - 3 - -
Twickenham - 3 £375 - 1
Docklands, London +8 2 £240 -56.36%
Mayfair +1 2 £363 +13.28%
Ilford -4 2 - -
Greenwich - 2 - -
Chessington +4 1 - -
Bromley +1 1 £475 +95.87%
Teddington -2 1 £550 +120.00%
Wimbledon - 1 £250 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Edgware - 1 £375 - 1
New Malden - 1 - -
Romford - 1 £275 -
Surbiton - 1 £550 - 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 642 (44.21%) Cisco
2 446 (30.72%) Windows
3 382 (26.31%) Cisco Certification
4 343 (23.62%) WAN
5 327 (22.52%) Linux
6 323 (22.25%) VMware
7 315 (21.69%) CheckPoint
8 302 (20.80%) Finance
9 300 (20.66%) LAN
10 295 (20.32%) Active Directory
11 284 (19.56%) Network Security
12 256 (17.63%) CCNP
13 252 (17.36%) DNS
14 251 (17.29%) Juniper
14 251 (17.29%) Data Centre
15 246 (16.94%) TCP/IP
15 246 (16.94%) VPN
16 234 (16.12%) Microsoft
17 216 (14.88%) ITIL
18 212 (14.60%) VMware Infrastructure
19 209 (14.39%) Wireless
20 208 (14.33%) Cisco ASA
21 197 (13.57%) Windows Server
22 186 (12.81%) CCNA
23 184 (12.67%) Unix
24 183 (12.60%) F5
25 181 (12.47%) Security Cleared
26 170 (11.71%) Migration
27 167 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
28 162 (11.16%) 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
1 131 (9.02%) MS Exchange
2 84 (5.79%) Apache
3 75 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 72 (4.96%) IIS
5 65 (4.48%) Tomcat
6 52 (3.58%) SharePoint
7 45 (3.10%) Skype for Business
8 39 (2.69%) JBoss
9 33 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 33 (2.27%) nginx
10 22 (1.52%) OpenStack
11 19 (1.31%) Mule ESB
12 17 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
13 16 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
13 16 (1.10%) WebLogic
14 14 (0.96%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.90%) Confluence
15 13 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
16 11 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
16 11 (0.76%) WildFly
Applications
1 104 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 45 (3.10%) MS Office
3 29 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.76%) MS Project
5 7 (0.48%) Windchill
6 6 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.069%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.069%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (0.62%) ION MarketView
2 8 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.21%) assyst
6 2 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.069%) Eikon
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.069%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.069%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 167 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (4.55%) Office 365
4 52 (3.58%) Cloud Computing
5 42 (2.89%) PaaS
6 31 (2.13%) IaaS
7 16 (1.10%) SaaS
8 14 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (0.90%) GitHub
10 12 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (0.83%) Google Apps
11 11 (0.76%) Heroku
12 9 (0.62%) OneDrive
13 8 (0.55%) Yammer
14 7 (0.48%) Mimecast
14 7 (0.48%) Trello
15 5 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
17 3 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 343 (23.62%) WAN
2 300 (20.66%) LAN
3 284 (19.56%) Network Security
4 252 (17.36%) DNS
5 246 (16.94%) TCP/IP
5 246 (16.94%) VPN
6 209 (14.39%) Wireless
7 208 (14.33%) Cisco ASA
8 130 (8.95%) SAN
9 122 (8.40%) BGP
10 120 (8.26%) MPLS
11 116 (7.99%) Cisco Nexus
12 101 (6.96%) VoIP
13 100 (6.89%) DHCP
14 99 (6.82%) OSPF
15 96 (6.61%) SSL
16 95 (6.54%) Internet
17 82 (5.65%) LDAP
18 74 (5.10%) IPsec
19 63 (4.34%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 62 (4.27%) MySQL
3 38 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (2.07%) Oracle Database
5 21 (1.45%) NoSQL
6 18 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (1.03%) DB2
8 13 (0.90%) Redis
9 12 (0.83%) MongoDB
10 10 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (0.62%) Big Data
11 9 (0.62%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.62%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.34%) MariaDB
12 5 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.34%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 85 (5.85%) Jenkins
2 66 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 31 (2.13%) JIRA
4 22 (1.52%) Artifactory
5 21 (1.45%) Gerrit
5 21 (1.45%) Mercurial
6 17 (1.17%) Subversion
7 15 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
7 15 (1.03%) TeamCity
8 14 (0.96%) SonarQube
9 12 (0.83%) Maven
10 8 (0.55%) GitLab
11 7 (0.48%) Hudson
11 7 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.48%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.41%) ClearQuest
12 6 (0.41%) git-flow
12 6 (0.41%) GoCD
13 4 (0.28%) MSI
14 3 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 302 (20.80%) Finance
2 112 (7.71%) Banking
3 45 (3.10%) Retail
3 45 (3.10%) Telecoms
4 40 (2.75%) Legal
5 20 (1.38%) Financial Institution
6 19 (1.31%) Law
7 18 (1.24%) Investment Banking
8 13 (0.90%) Back Office
8 13 (0.90%) Publishing
9 10 (0.69%) Advertising
10 8 (0.55%) Front Office
11 7 (0.48%) Games
12 6 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.41%) Marketing
13 2 (0.14%) Billing
13 2 (0.14%) Electronics
13 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.069%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 339 (23.35%) Network Engineer
2 226 (15.56%) Architect
3 125 (8.61%) Consultant
4 118 (8.13%) Security Engineer
5 100 (6.89%) Analyst
6 93 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 92 (6.34%) Cisco Engineer
8 89 (6.13%) Network Architect
9 88 (6.06%) Security Architect
10 81 (5.58%) Network Security Engineer
10 81 (5.58%) Senior Network Engineer
11 77 (5.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 68 (4.68%) Administrator
13 66 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
14 59 (4.06%) Firewall Engineer
15 55 (3.79%) Support Engineer
16 51 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
17 48 (3.31%) Security Consultant
18 45 (3.10%) Systems Administrator
19 41 (2.82%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (4.20%) Web Services
2 44 (3.03%) .NET
3 39 (2.69%) HTML
3 39 (2.69%) Middleware
4 37 (2.55%) J2EE
5 36 (2.48%) 802.1X
5 36 (2.48%) LAMP
6 24 (1.65%) LEMP Stack
7 23 (1.58%) LAPP Stack
8 21 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
9 20 (1.38%) XML
10 16 (1.10%) CSS
11 14 (0.96%) SOAP
12 13 (0.90%) JSP
13 12 (0.83%) ASP.NET
14 11 (0.76%) RESTful
15 10 (0.69%) Rendezvous
16 9 (0.62%) Apache Flex
17 8 (0.55%) JSON
17 8 (0.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 251 (17.29%) Data Centre
2 81 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (4.41%) PKI
4 54 (3.72%) Management Information System
5 53 (3.65%) Clustering
6 34 (2.34%) Security Operations Centre
7 29 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 29 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 29 (2.00%) Public Cloud
8 24 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 21 (1.45%) YubiKey
10 20 (1.38%) Private Cloud
11 17 (1.17%) DataPower
11 17 (1.17%) Replication
12 16 (1.10%) Blackberry
12 16 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
12 16 (1.10%) Wiki
13 15 (1.03%) Cryptography
14 12 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 446 (30.72%) Windows
2 327 (22.52%) Linux
3 197 (13.57%) Windows Server
4 184 (12.67%) Unix
5 138 (9.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 111 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 59 (4.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 47 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 43 (2.96%) Solaris
9 43 (2.96%) Windows 7
10 41 (2.82%) CentOS
11 36 (2.48%) AIX
12 33 (2.27%) Ubuntu
13 27 (1.86%) SUSE
14 24 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
15 22 (1.52%) Windows 8
16 15 (1.03%) Windows XP
17 14 (0.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 13 (0.90%) Mac OS X
19 12 (0.83%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (14.88%) ITIL
2 170 (11.71%) Migration
3 153 (10.54%) Load Balancing
4 137 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
5 124 (8.54%) Network Design
6 115 (7.92%) Change Management
7 114 (7.85%) Information Security
8 107 (7.37%) SIEM
9 99 (6.82%) DevOps
10 86 (5.92%) High Availability
11 78 (5.37%) Project Management
12 73 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
13 70 (4.82%) Configuration Management
14 68 (4.68%) Network Management
15 63 (4.34%) Security Operations
16 60 (4.13%) Change Control
17 55 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
18 54 (3.72%) Cybersecurity
18 54 (3.72%) Network Monitoring
19 52 (3.58%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 139 (9.57%) Python
2 128 (8.82%) Perl
3 127 (8.75%) SQL
4 107 (7.37%) PowerShell
5 104 (7.16%) Bash Shell
6 79 (5.44%) Java
7 45 (3.10%) PHP
8 43 (2.96%) Shell Script
9 27 (1.86%) Ruby
10 20 (1.38%) C++
11 19 (1.31%) C#
12 15 (1.03%) VB
12 15 (1.03%) VBScript
13 13 (0.90%) JavaScript
14 11 (0.76%) Korn
15 9 (0.62%) Groovy
15 9 (0.62%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.48%) C
16 7 (0.48%) VB6
17 1 (0.069%) JCL
Qualifications
1 382 (26.31%) Cisco Certification
2 256 (17.63%) CCNP
3 186 (12.81%) CCNA
4 181 (12.47%) Security Cleared
5 136 (9.37%) SC Cleared
6 110 (7.58%) CCIE
7 74 (5.10%) CISSP
8 64 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 59 (4.06%) Degree
10 51 (3.51%) CCDP
11 42 (2.89%) JNCIS
12 41 (2.82%) MCSE
13 37 (2.55%) CCSE
13 37 (2.55%) JNCIA
14 33 (2.27%) CISM
15 31 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 28 (1.93%) DV Cleared
16 28 (1.93%) JNCIP
17 26 (1.79%) MCSA
18 20 (1.38%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (4.75%) PCI DSS
3 41 (2.82%) SLA
4 30 (2.07%) Government Security Classifications
5 15 (1.03%) COBIT
6 11 (0.76%) RMADS
7 7 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (0.48%) QA
8 6 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.28%) ISO22301
10 3 (0.21%) BS7799
10 3 (0.21%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.14%) COSO
11 2 (0.14%) ISO27005
11 2 (0.14%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.14%) MiFID
12 1 (0.069%) DICOM
12 1 (0.069%) HL7
12 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 295 (20.32%) Active Directory
2 212 (14.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (4.41%) Docker
4 63 (4.34%) Hyper-V
5 59 (4.06%) vSphere
6 48 (3.31%) VMware ESX
7 47 (3.24%) Virtual Machines
8 33 (2.27%) XenApp
9 31 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
10 28 (1.93%) Virtual Servers
11 22 (1.52%) vCloud
12 16 (1.10%) UAG
13 15 (1.03%) Xen
14 13 (0.90%) ProxySG
15 12 (0.83%) NFS
15 12 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 12 (0.83%) XenServer
16 11 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
17 10 (0.69%) DFS Replication
17 10 (0.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 79 (5.44%) Puppet
2 59 (4.06%) Ansible
3 53 (3.65%) Nagios
4 50 (3.44%) SCCM
5 45 (3.10%) FortiGate
6 40 (2.75%) SCOM
7 39 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
8 37 (2.55%) ZABBIX
9 27 (1.86%) HAProxy
9 27 (1.86%) logstash
10 25 (1.72%) WSUS
11 23 (1.58%) Backup Exec
12 21 (1.45%) Cacti
13 20 (1.38%) Cisco Prime
13 20 (1.38%) Kibana
14 19 (1.31%) Nessus
15 17 (1.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 17 (1.17%) Salt
16 16 (1.10%) OpenView
17 14 (0.96%) Mesos
Vendors
1 642 (44.21%) Cisco
2 323 (22.25%) VMware
3 315 (21.69%) CheckPoint
4 251 (17.29%) Juniper
5 234 (16.12%) Microsoft
6 183 (12.60%) F5
7 162 (11.16%) Oracle
8 133 (9.16%) Palo Alto
9 128 (8.82%) Citrix
10 105 (7.23%) HP
11 87 (5.99%) Red Hat
12 62 (4.27%) SolarWinds
13 57 (3.93%) Fortinet
13 57 (3.93%) IBM
14 52 (3.58%) Riverbed
15 50 (3.44%) Blue Coat
16 45 (3.10%) Aruba
17 42 (2.89%) NetApp
18 39 (2.69%) Splunk
19 37 (2.55%) Dell
Central London / West End
Third Republic Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Bluetownonline
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £100 to £125 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TDA Group
Rate: £275 - £295 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
Miracle Partners Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £1 per day + market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Networking People
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £520 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Talendrone.com
Rate: £250 - £300 GBP /Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago