The first table below looks at the demand for the Firewall Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.70% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £319
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
638 564 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.24% 91.71% 96.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 317 330
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 21 28
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Firewall Engineer
West Midlands

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall Engineer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Firewall Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall Engineer across the Birmingham region.

Firewall Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Firewall Engineer in their job title 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 with Firewall Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) CheckPoint
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 11 (84.62%) Juniper
4 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (69.23%) CCNP
6 7 (53.85%) Blue Coat
7 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
7 6 (46.15%) Internet
7 6 (46.15%) Clustering
8 5 (38.46%) OSPF
8 5 (38.46%) BGP
8 5 (38.46%) VPN
8 5 (38.46%) Tcl
8 5 (38.46%) Perl
8 5 (38.46%) Network Security
9 4 (30.77%) Junos
9 4 (30.77%) Low Latency
9 4 (30.77%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
9 4 (30.77%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (30.77%) Extranet
9 4 (30.77%) Finance
9 4 (30.77%) CCSA
9 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
10 3 (23.08%) UNIX
10 3 (23.08%) Solaris
10 3 (23.08%) Linux
10 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Firewall Engineer in their job title 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 with Firewall Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Internet
3 5 (38.46%) OSPF
3 5 (38.46%) BGP
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) Network Security
4 4 (30.77%) Junos
4 4 (30.77%) Extranet
5 1 (7.69%) Intranet
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
1 3 (23.08%) Solaris
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
2 4 (30.77%) Low Latency
2 4 (30.77%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Fund Management
4 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Tcl
1 5 (38.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (69.23%) CCNP
3 4 (30.77%) Check Point Certification
3 4 (30.77%) CCSA
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) CheckPoint
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) Juniper
3 7 (53.85%) Blue Coat
4 2 (15.38%) Foundry
5 1 (7.69%) McAfee
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Sun
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