The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Firewall Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 159 154 201
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +47
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 5 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Median daily rate £425 £394 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £269 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.42%
Firewall Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3043 3318 5570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.67% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2420 2633 4267
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 48 106
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Firewall Engineer in the job title.

Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Firewall Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Firewall Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Firewall Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Firewall Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Firewall Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall Engineer across the City of London region.

Firewall Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Firewall Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 7 (58.33%) CCNP
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Juniper
6 4 (33.33%) Network Security
6 4 (33.33%) Palo Alto
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (25.00%) Network Management
7 3 (25.00%) Banking
7 3 (25.00%) CCSE
7 3 (25.00%) CCSP
7 3 (25.00%) DMZ
7 3 (25.00%) CCNA
7 3 (25.00%) LAN
7 3 (25.00%) WAN
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) MPLS
8 2 (16.67%) BGP
8 2 (16.67%) F5
8 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (16.67%) Degree
8 2 (16.67%) Project Management
9 1 (8.33%) Meraki
9 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
9 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
9 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (25.00%) DMZ
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) BGP
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) HTTP
5 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) SSL
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) VPLS
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Streaming Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) CCSE
3 3 (25.00%) CCSP
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) CCIE
5 1 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (8.33%) CISSP
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Foundry
5 1 (8.33%) Meraki