The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 65 102 101
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 746 539 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.05% 2.14% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.47% 17.39% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 342 308
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 11
Average hourly rate £24.75 £48.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.43% +123.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £19.25 £15.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £58.25 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -32.69%
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
3179 3100 3601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.33% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2032 2026 2158
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 91 177
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +67 220 £400 - 67
Docklands, London +26 11 £135 -72.16% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +4 7 £315 -17.37%
Bromley +2 4 £175 -66.66% 1
Croydon -3 4 £419 +41.94% 4
Greenwich - 3 £382 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £425 -
Uxbridge - 1 £585 - 1
New Malden - 1 - - 2
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 2
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Greenford - - - - 1
Harrow - - - - 4
Hayes - - - - 2
Hounslow - - - - 2
Hammersmith - - - - 2
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 680 (51.95%) Cisco
2 435 (33.23%) Windows
3 333 (25.44%) Cisco Certification
4 325 (24.83%) CheckPoint
5 321 (24.52%) WAN
6 320 (24.45%) VPN
7 301 (22.99%) Finance
8 298 (22.77%) LAN
9 283 (21.62%) DNS
10 278 (21.24%) Microsoft
11 275 (21.01%) Active Directory
12 268 (20.47%) Linux
13 263 (20.09%) Juniper
14 261 (19.94%) TCP/IP
15 256 (19.56%) Network Security
16 235 (17.95%) VMware
17 225 (17.19%) CCNP
18 197 (15.05%) ITIL
19 193 (14.74%) F5
20 187 (14.29%) UNIX
21 172 (13.14%) Cisco ASA
22 164 (12.53%) VMware Infrastructure
22 164 (12.53%) BGP
23 163 (12.45%) SQL
24 159 (12.15%) Citrix
25 157 (11.99%) SAN
25 157 (11.99%) MS Exchange
26 153 (11.69%) Banking
27 145 (11.08%) DHCP
28 142 (10.85%) Cisco Nexus

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 157 (11.99%) MS Exchange
2 81 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 76 (5.81%) IIS
4 69 (5.27%) SharePoint
5 43 (3.28%) Apache
6 41 (3.13%) Lync
7 37 (2.83%) WebSphere
8 35 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 35 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 31 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
10 23 (1.76%) Tomcat
11 20 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
12 16 (1.22%) Confluence
13 14 (1.07%) Office Communications Server
13 14 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (0.84%) IBM Notes
15 10 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
16 9 (0.69%) ColdFusion
17 7 (0.53%) WebLogic
17 7 (0.53%) CMS
Applications
1 104 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 76 (5.81%) MS Office
3 20 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.07%) MS Project
5 12 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.31%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.07%) assyst
2 10 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.69%) RMDS
4 2 (0.15%) Agresso
5 1 (0.076%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.076%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.22%) Office 365
3 14 (1.07%) SaaS
4 13 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.61%) IaaS
5 8 (0.61%) PaaS
6 4 (0.31%) Joyent
6 4 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
8 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.076%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.076%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.076%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.076%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 321 (24.52%) WAN
2 320 (24.45%) VPN
3 298 (22.77%) LAN
4 283 (21.62%) DNS
5 261 (19.94%) TCP/IP
6 256 (19.56%) Network Security
7 172 (13.14%) Cisco ASA
8 164 (12.53%) BGP
9 157 (11.99%) SAN
10 145 (11.08%) DHCP
11 142 (10.85%) Cisco Nexus
12 137 (10.47%) VLAN
13 119 (9.09%) MPLS
14 116 (8.86%) OSPF
15 113 (8.63%) Wireless
16 110 (8.40%) SSL
17 100 (7.64%) Internet
18 98 (7.49%) Multicast
19 85 (6.49%) VoIP
20 83 (6.34%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (8.56%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.37%) MySQL
3 26 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (1.22%) Oracle Database
5 13 (0.99%) DB2
6 9 (0.69%) NoSQL
6 9 (0.69%) Oracle Exadata
6 9 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.46%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.38%) Redis
10 5 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.31%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.23%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.15%) KDB
13 2 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (1.83%) Git (software)
1 24 (1.83%) JIRA
2 19 (1.45%) TeamCity
3 12 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 9 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (0.46%) Selenium
6 5 (0.38%) JUnit
6 5 (0.38%) MSI
7 4 (0.31%) FitNesse
8 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.15%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.15%) GCC
9 2 (0.15%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.15%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.15%) Subversion
9 2 (0.15%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.076%) Ant
10 1 (0.076%) AdminStudio
General
1 301 (22.99%) Finance
2 153 (11.69%) Banking
3 59 (4.51%) Investment Banking
4 55 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 48 (3.67%) Financial Institution
6 35 (2.67%) Retail
7 28 (2.14%) Law
8 26 (1.99%) Legal
9 24 (1.83%) Advertising
10 23 (1.76%) Front Office
11 22 (1.68%) Spanish Language
12 20 (1.53%) French Language
13 19 (1.45%) Marketing
14 14 (1.07%) Mandarin Language
14 14 (1.07%) Publishing
15 11 (0.84%) Back Office
16 9 (0.69%) Local Government
17 7 (0.53%) Manufacturing
18 6 (0.46%) Retail Banking
19 5 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 303 (23.15%) Network Engineer
2 188 (14.36%) Analyst
3 129 (9.85%) Security Engineer
4 116 (8.86%) Architect
5 90 (6.88%) Consultant
6 84 (6.42%) Support Engineer
7 82 (6.26%) Security Analyst
8 70 (5.35%) Network Security Engineer
9 63 (4.81%) Cisco Engineer
10 53 (4.05%) Administrator
11 50 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 49 (3.74%) Senior Network Engineer
13 48 (3.67%) Project Manager
14 42 (3.21%) Network Analyst
14 42 (3.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 41 (3.13%) Network Consultant
15 41 (3.13%) Security Consultant
16 36 (2.75%) Systems Engineer
17 35 (2.67%) Security Architect
18 34 (2.60%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (2.90%) Web Services
2 37 (2.83%) Rendezvous
3 33 (2.52%) Middleware
4 31 (2.37%) .NET
5 24 (1.83%) CSS
6 22 (1.68%) FIX Protocol
7 21 (1.60%) XML
8 19 (1.45%) WebSockets
8 19 (1.45%) JSON
9 13 (0.99%) HTML
9 13 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
10 12 (0.92%) LAMP
11 11 (0.84%) Regular Expression
12 9 (0.69%) SOAP
12 9 (0.69%) ASP.NET
13 8 (0.61%) Application Packaging
13 8 (0.61%) REST
14 7 (0.53%) XMPP
15 6 (0.46%) jQuery
15 6 (0.46%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 60 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (3.90%) Clustering
3 48 (3.67%) Blackberry
3 48 (3.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 43 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 39 (2.98%) Replication
6 34 (2.60%) PKI
7 33 (2.52%) Fixed Income
8 29 (2.22%) Computer Science
9 20 (1.53%) Fat Client
9 20 (1.53%) Hedge funds
9 20 (1.53%) Thin Client
9 20 (1.53%) Client/Server
10 19 (1.45%) CESG
11 18 (1.38%) Open Source
12 10 (0.76%) SecurID
12 10 (0.76%) CESG CLAS
13 9 (0.69%) FlexPod
13 9 (0.69%) Equities
13 9 (0.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 435 (33.23%) Windows
2 268 (20.47%) Linux
3 187 (14.29%) UNIX
4 135 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 97 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 72 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 70 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 69 (5.27%) Windows 7
9 39 (2.98%) Windows XP
9 39 (2.98%) Solaris
10 25 (1.91%) Windows 8
11 17 (1.30%) Mac OS X
11 17 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
12 12 (0.92%) Apple iOS
12 12 (0.92%) SUSE
12 12 (0.92%) AIX
13 11 (0.84%) Mac OS
14 10 (0.76%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.76%) Android
15 7 (0.53%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (15.05%) ITIL
2 128 (9.78%) Load Balancing
3 121 (9.24%) Information Security
4 110 (8.40%) Project Management
5 107 (8.17%) Migration
6 100 (7.64%) Change Management
7 81 (6.19%) Network Design
8 73 (5.58%) Service Management
9 62 (4.74%) Penetration Testing
10 60 (4.58%) Security Architecture
11 55 (4.20%) SIEM
12 54 (4.13%) Service Delivery
13 53 (4.05%) Low Latency
14 50 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
15 49 (3.74%) Vulnerability Management
15 49 (3.74%) Risk Management
15 49 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
16 48 (3.67%) DevOps
17 46 (3.51%) Change Control
18 43 (3.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 163 (12.45%) SQL
2 88 (6.72%) Perl
3 66 (5.04%) Java
4 57 (4.35%) Python
5 42 (3.21%) PowerShell
6 37 (2.83%) C
7 27 (2.06%) Shell Script
8 24 (1.83%) JavaScript
9 19 (1.45%) Bash Shell
10 17 (1.30%) VB
11 15 (1.15%) Ruby
12 14 (1.07%) C#
13 12 (0.92%) PHP
14 11 (0.84%) C++
14 11 (0.84%) VBScript
15 10 (0.76%) VBA
16 9 (0.69%) Korn
17 8 (0.61%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.46%) R
19 4 (0.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 333 (25.44%) Cisco Certification
2 225 (17.19%) CCNP
3 128 (9.78%) CCNA
4 107 (8.17%) CISSP
5 77 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 73 (5.58%) CCIE
7 61 (4.66%) MCSE
8 59 (4.51%) Security Cleared
9 57 (4.35%) Degree
10 50 (3.82%) SC Cleared
11 45 (3.44%) CCSE
12 30 (2.29%) CISM
13 27 (2.06%) JNCIS
14 26 (1.99%) GIAC
15 25 (1.91%) CCVP
16 22 (1.68%) CEH
16 22 (1.68%) MCP
17 21 (1.60%) MCITP
18 19 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 18 (1.38%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 24 (1.83%) SLA
4 21 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (1.22%) QA
6 7 (0.53%) COBIT
7 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.15%) GxP
8 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.15%) GCP
8 2 (0.15%) GMP
8 2 (0.15%) GPG13
9 1 (0.076%) TickIT
System Software
1 275 (21.01%) Active Directory
2 164 (12.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (5.42%) Hyper-V
4 61 (4.66%) vSphere
5 51 (3.90%) XenApp
6 32 (2.44%) VMware ESX
7 29 (2.22%) ProxySG
8 27 (2.06%) NFS
8 27 (2.06%) Xen
9 22 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (1.53%) Snort
11 17 (1.30%) NLBS
12 16 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 16 (1.22%) ISA Server
13 13 (0.99%) UAG
13 13 (0.99%) vCloud
14 12 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
15 11 (0.84%) Terminal Services
15 11 (0.84%) FreeRADIUS
16 10 (0.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 50 (3.82%) SCCM
2 34 (2.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 33 (2.52%) Backup Exec
4 27 (2.06%) Puppet
5 22 (1.68%) CA Spectrum
6 21 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
7 19 (1.45%) WSUS
8 18 (1.38%) SCOM
9 16 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
10 15 (1.15%) FortiGate
10 15 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 14 (1.07%) Nessus
11 14 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (0.99%) Cisco UCCE
13 12 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
13 12 (0.92%) Tivoli
13 12 (0.92%) Control-M
14 11 (0.84%) MIMEsweeper
14 11 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
15 10 (0.76%) OpenView
Vendors
1 680 (51.95%) Cisco
2 325 (24.83%) CheckPoint
3 278 (21.24%) Microsoft
4 263 (20.09%) Juniper
5 235 (17.95%) VMware
6 193 (14.74%) F5
7 159 (12.15%) Citrix
8 140 (10.70%) HP
9 109 (8.33%) Blue Coat
10 85 (6.49%) Oracle
11 74 (5.65%) Red Hat
12 63 (4.81%) IBM
13 59 (4.51%) Symantec
14 53 (4.05%) Websense
14 53 (4.05%) SolarWinds
15 49 (3.74%) McAfee
16 47 (3.59%) TIBCO
17 46 (3.51%) NetApp
18 35 (2.67%) Dell
18 35 (2.67%) EMC
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