The first table below looks at the demand for the Firewall Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 1 August 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 East of England 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank 135 - 135
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.065% - 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £325
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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2842 2237 2866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.88% 94.07% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1664 1125 1420
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 231 362
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Firewall Engineer
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Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Firewall Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Firewall Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Firewall Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Firewall Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Firewall Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Sophos
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Data Security
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Security
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Sophos
1 2 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 2 (100.00%) F5