The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 26 24 22
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 0.76% 0.79% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 6.67% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £500 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £24.13
% change year-on-year -4.76% -12.95%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 21 15 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 15.91% 11.81% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 8
Median daily rate £413 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £425 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £693 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Firewall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Canary Wharf

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Firewall in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Canary Wharf

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Canary Wharf

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Unix

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) vCloud
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) VMware