The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
London / Docklands, London
Rank 16 13 20
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 1.69% 3.57% 4.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 15.38% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £563 £525 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +263.32%  
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 £19.44 £20.63 £27.50
% change year-on-year -5.75% -25.00%  

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 Docklands, London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 7 13 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 11.86% 23.21% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
Median daily rate £560 £525 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +63.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £448 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London 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 Docklands, London

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Firewall in Docklands, London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Docklands, London

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Docklands, London

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 27 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (33.33%) SAML
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets
1 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OWASP
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CSSLP
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) BladeLogic
1 1 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
1 1 (33.33%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Axway
1 1 (33.33%) BEA
1 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Lotus
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) VMware