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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
England / London
Rank 86 89 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Contract jobs citing Firewall 552 560 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.84% 2.65% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.32% 20.95% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 347 454
Median daily rate £439 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 11
Median hourly rate £30.75 £27.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.81% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £65.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -15.34%

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
2473 2673 2868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.72% 12.64% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1670 1750 1850
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 £295 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 61 88
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.62 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.88% +13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +21 97 £425 -1.44% 39
Croydon +22 29 £470 +25.33% 1
Twickenham -1 4 £400 +6.66%
Bromley +6 3 - -
Harrow +1 2 £438 -0.84% 1
Brentford - 2 £550 - 1
New Malden -3 1 £143 - 3
Docklands, London -4 1 £600 +14.28%
West End of London - 1 £298 - 3
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 574 (44.95%) Cisco
2 390 (30.54%) Windows
3 361 (28.27%) Linux
4 345 (27.02%) VMware
5 320 (25.06%) WAN
6 305 (23.88%) LAN
7 296 (23.18%) Cisco Certification
8 282 (22.08%) VPN
9 270 (21.14%) CheckPoint
10 258 (20.20%) Finance
11 251 (19.66%) Network Security
12 241 (18.87%) DNS
13 225 (17.62%) Microsoft
14 220 (17.23%) TCP/IP
15 214 (16.76%) Juniper
16 211 (16.52%) Active Directory
17 202 (15.82%) VMware Infrastructure
18 199 (15.58%) Windows Server
19 196 (15.35%) Cisco ASA
20 195 (15.27%) CCNP
21 187 (14.64%) Data Centre
22 183 (14.33%) Security Cleared
23 178 (13.94%) Load Balancing
24 170 (13.31%) Amazon AWS
25 166 (13.00%) ITIL
26 160 (12.53%) Agile Software Development
27 158 (12.37%) Wireless
28 153 (11.98%) Unix
28 153 (11.98%) SC Cleared
29 152 (11.90%) SQL

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 85 (6.66%) Apache
1 85 (6.66%) MS Exchange
2 68 (5.32%) IIS
3 62 (4.86%) Tomcat
4 58 (4.54%) SharePoint
5 52 (4.07%) nginx
6 39 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
6 39 (3.05%) Skype for Business
7 36 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 30 (2.35%) WebSphere
9 28 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 26 (2.04%) Confluence
11 18 (1.41%) Mule ESB
11 18 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
12 16 (1.25%) Jetty
12 16 (1.25%) WildFly
13 14 (1.10%) JBoss
14 13 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
15 10 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.55%) CMS
Applications
1 63 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 23 (1.80%) MS Office
4 6 (0.47%) MS Project
5 3 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.23%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.23%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.078%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.078%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.078%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.078%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 170 (13.31%) Amazon AWS
2 127 (9.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (3.68%) Office 365
4 43 (3.37%) AWS CloudFormation
4 43 (3.37%) IaaS
5 35 (2.74%) SaaS
6 33 (2.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 31 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
8 30 (2.35%) PaaS
9 26 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
10 24 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
11 15 (1.17%) GitHub
12 8 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.63%) Mimecast
13 5 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.39%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.39%) CloudFront
14 4 (0.31%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.31%) Yammer
15 3 (0.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 320 (25.06%) WAN
2 305 (23.88%) LAN
3 282 (22.08%) VPN
4 251 (19.66%) Network Security
5 241 (18.87%) DNS
6 220 (17.23%) TCP/IP
7 196 (15.35%) Cisco ASA
8 158 (12.37%) Wireless
9 135 (10.57%) MPLS
10 113 (8.85%) OSPF
11 111 (8.69%) BGP
12 110 (8.61%) DHCP
13 106 (8.30%) SAN
14 105 (8.22%) Internet
14 105 (8.22%) SSL
15 98 (7.67%) Cisco Nexus
16 71 (5.56%) IPsec
17 65 (5.09%) VoIP
18 61 (4.78%) VLAN
19 59 (4.62%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 82 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
3 54 (4.23%) Oracle Database
4 41 (3.21%) MySQL
5 36 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 33 (2.58%) Amazon RDS
7 32 (2.51%) Hadoop
8 27 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 25 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (1.64%) Big Data
12 15 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
12 15 (1.17%) Oracle9i Database
13 12 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (0.86%) MongoDB
15 10 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (0.78%) DB2
16 9 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (0.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 105 (8.22%) Jenkins
2 77 (6.03%) Git (software)
3 48 (3.76%) JIRA
4 38 (2.98%) TeamCity
5 23 (1.80%) Gerrit
6 22 (1.72%) Mercurial
7 18 (1.41%) Bitbucket
8 17 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
9 16 (1.25%) GitLab
10 14 (1.10%) Artifactory
10 14 (1.10%) Maven
10 14 (1.10%) Subversion
11 10 (0.78%) ClearCase
11 10 (0.78%) Vagrant
11 10 (0.78%) Visual Studio
12 9 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (0.55%) XMLSpy
14 5 (0.39%) SonarQube
15 4 (0.31%) Selenium
16 3 (0.23%) ClearQuest
General
1 258 (20.20%) Finance
2 98 (7.67%) Banking
3 53 (4.15%) Retail
4 43 (3.37%) Legal
5 31 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 28 (2.19%) Back Office
7 21 (1.64%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.25%) Marketing
9 15 (1.17%) Front Office
10 10 (0.78%) Law
11 8 (0.63%) Advertising
11 8 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.55%) Games
13 6 (0.47%) Electronics
14 5 (0.39%) Billing
14 5 (0.39%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.31%) Military
16 3 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 314 (24.59%) Network Engineer
2 169 (13.23%) Architect
3 150 (11.75%) Analyst
4 103 (8.07%) Security Engineer
5 102 (7.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 92 (7.20%) Consultant
7 89 (6.97%) Cisco Engineer
8 84 (6.58%) DevOps Engineer
9 75 (5.87%) Network Security Engineer
10 73 (5.72%) Security Analyst
11 65 (5.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 64 (5.01%) Administrator
13 62 (4.86%) Senior Network Engineer
14 61 (4.78%) Support Engineer
15 54 (4.23%) Network Architect
16 44 (3.45%) Developer
17 41 (3.21%) Firewall Engineer
17 41 (3.21%) Systems Administrator
18 38 (2.98%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
19 36 (2.82%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (5.56%) Web Services
2 68 (5.32%) Elastic Stack
3 36 (2.82%) 802.1X
4 35 (2.74%) Middleware
5 34 (2.66%) LAMP
6 33 (2.58%) .NET
6 33 (2.58%) RabbitMQ
6 33 (2.58%) SOAP
7 31 (2.43%) LAPP Stack
8 29 (2.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 28 (2.19%) J2EE
10 26 (2.04%) JSON
11 25 (1.96%) REST
12 24 (1.88%) Django
12 24 (1.88%) LEMP Stack
13 23 (1.80%) XML
14 19 (1.49%) boto
15 15 (1.17%) HTML
15 15 (1.17%) XSLT
16 14 (1.10%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 187 (14.64%) Data Centre
2 67 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (4.78%) Management Information System
4 52 (4.07%) Clustering
5 37 (2.90%) PKI
6 36 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 27 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
8 25 (1.96%) Computer Science
8 25 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
9 24 (1.88%) Public Cloud
10 22 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
11 19 (1.49%) DataPower
11 19 (1.49%) Replication
12 17 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (0.94%) NHS
14 10 (0.78%) Fixed Income
15 8 (0.63%) Cyber Attack
15 8 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (0.63%) RSA SecurID
15 8 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 390 (30.54%) Windows
2 361 (28.27%) Linux
3 199 (15.58%) Windows Server
4 153 (11.98%) Unix
5 117 (9.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 114 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 72 (5.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 60 (4.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 49 (3.84%) CentOS
10 37 (2.90%) Ubuntu
11 33 (2.58%) AIX
12 28 (2.19%) SUSE
12 28 (2.19%) Windows 7
13 24 (1.88%) Oracle Linux
14 23 (1.80%) Windows 10
15 14 (1.10%) Solaris
16 12 (0.94%) Mac OS X
16 12 (0.94%) Windows 8
17 11 (0.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 7 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (13.94%) Load Balancing
2 166 (13.00%) ITIL
3 160 (12.53%) Agile Software Development
4 151 (11.82%) DevOps
5 127 (9.95%) Migration
6 89 (6.97%) Configuration Management
7 87 (6.81%) Information Security
8 81 (6.34%) SIEM
9 75 (5.87%) Security Operations
10 73 (5.72%) High Availability
11 69 (5.40%) Disaster Recovery
12 67 (5.25%) Continuous Integration
12 67 (5.25%) Network Management
13 66 (5.17%) Project Management
14 62 (4.86%) Change Management
15 60 (4.70%) Network Design
16 59 (4.62%) Cybersecurity
17 58 (4.54%) Service Management
18 52 (4.07%) Continuous Delivery
18 52 (4.07%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (11.90%) SQL
2 151 (11.82%) Python
3 118 (9.24%) PowerShell
4 106 (8.30%) Bash Shell
5 97 (7.60%) Java
6 93 (7.28%) Perl
7 37 (2.90%) Ruby
8 31 (2.43%) Shell Script
9 30 (2.35%) T-SQL
10 25 (1.96%) C#
10 25 (1.96%) VBScript
11 24 (1.88%) PHP
12 19 (1.49%) C
13 18 (1.41%) Korn
14 14 (1.10%) JavaScript
14 14 (1.10%) Scala
15 8 (0.63%) C++
16 7 (0.55%) XPath
17 4 (0.31%) Go
17 4 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 296 (23.18%) Cisco Certification
2 195 (15.27%) CCNP
3 183 (14.33%) Security Cleared
4 153 (11.98%) SC Cleared
5 133 (10.42%) CCNA
6 91 (7.13%) CCIE
7 70 (5.48%) CISSP
8 67 (5.25%) Degree
9 57 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 41 (3.21%) MCSE
11 40 (3.13%) CISM
12 32 (2.51%) CCSA
13 25 (1.96%) CCSE
14 24 (1.88%) CCSP
15 23 (1.80%) DV Cleared
15 23 (1.80%) JNCIS
16 21 (1.64%) SANS
17 20 (1.57%) GIAC
17 20 (1.57%) JNCIP
18 19 (1.49%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.93%) PCI DSS
2 52 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.64%) SLA
4 12 (0.94%) COBIT
4 12 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
5 11 (0.86%) QA
6 7 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.55%) GDPR
7 6 (0.47%) RMADS
7 6 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.39%) PMBOK
8 5 (0.39%) PMO
9 4 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.23%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.16%) BS25999
11 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.16%) ISO20022
12 1 (0.078%) BS7799
12 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.078%) GPG13
System Software
1 211 (16.52%) Active Directory
2 202 (15.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (7.67%) Docker
4 96 (7.52%) Hyper-V
5 50 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
6 39 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
7 38 (2.98%) vSphere
8 28 (2.19%) VMware ESX
9 22 (1.72%) Xen
10 21 (1.64%) vCloud
11 16 (1.25%) ProxySG
12 13 (1.02%) Terminal Services
12 13 (1.02%) XenApp
13 11 (0.86%) KVM
14 10 (0.78%) XenServer
15 9 (0.70%) Apache Flume
15 9 (0.70%) Firmware
16 8 (0.63%) ISA Server
16 8 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
17 6 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 130 (10.18%) Puppet
2 103 (8.07%) Ansible
3 55 (4.31%) logstash
4 51 (3.99%) Kibana
5 49 (3.84%) ZABBIX
6 47 (3.68%) Nagios
7 43 (3.37%) FortiGate
8 42 (3.29%) Kubernetes
9 37 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
10 33 (2.58%) SCCM
11 28 (2.19%) HAProxy
11 28 (2.19%) yum
12 27 (2.11%) Nessus
12 27 (2.11%) Rsyslog
13 26 (2.04%) Terraform
14 22 (1.72%) SCOM
15 18 (1.41%) Consul
15 18 (1.41%) Control-M
15 18 (1.41%) Packer
16 15 (1.17%) QRadar
Vendors
1 574 (44.95%) Cisco
2 345 (27.02%) VMware
3 270 (21.14%) CheckPoint
4 225 (17.62%) Microsoft
5 214 (16.76%) Juniper
6 148 (11.59%) Palo Alto
7 124 (9.71%) Citrix
7 124 (9.71%) F5
8 113 (8.85%) Oracle
9 81 (6.34%) Red Hat
10 78 (6.11%) Fortinet
10 78 (6.11%) HP
11 72 (5.64%) Splunk
12 68 (5.32%) Blue Coat
13 55 (4.31%) IBM
14 48 (3.76%) Aruba
14 48 (3.76%) SolarWinds
15 38 (2.98%) Riverbed
16 37 (2.90%) Atlassian
17 33 (2.58%) Dell
London
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: Up to £37,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £200 to £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £560.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 5 days ago
New Malden
aap3
Rate: £45.00 - £55.00 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £550.00 per day
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