The table below looks at the statistics for the Firewall Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 545 522 540
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 51 71 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.16% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 50 21
Average daily rate £375 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £262 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £371 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.72% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.75 -
Firewall Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Firewall Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Firewall Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Firewall Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Firewall Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Firewall Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Firewall Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Firewall Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +25 18 £375 +2.04% 3
London -19 14 £419 +15.51% 12
Yorkshire -31 5 £290 -27.50% 2
North West - 5 £350 -
South West +6 3 £344 +5.76%
East of England - 3 £363 - 2
West Midlands -13 2 £288 -4.16%
East Midlands -14 1 - - 1
Firewall Engineer
UK

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Firewall
2 89 (72.95%) Cisco
3 55 (45.08%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (42.62%) LAN
5 49 (40.16%) Cisco ASA
6 48 (39.34%) CheckPoint
7 42 (34.43%) WAN
8 40 (32.79%) VPN
8 40 (32.79%) CCNP
9 37 (30.33%) Network Security
10 27 (22.13%) Wireless
10 27 (22.13%) VoIP
11 26 (21.31%) Juniper
12 24 (19.67%) CCNA
13 23 (18.85%) DNS
13 23 (18.85%) TCP/IP
13 23 (18.85%) Windows
14 22 (18.03%) Security Cleared
15 21 (17.21%) SC Cleared
16 18 (14.75%) BGP
16 18 (14.75%) F5
16 18 (14.75%) Data Centre
16 18 (14.75%) Palo Alto
17 17 (13.93%) DHCP
17 17 (13.93%) Finance
18 15 (12.30%) Migration
18 15 (12.30%) OSPF
18 15 (12.30%) VLAN
18 15 (12.30%) Load Balancing
19 14 (11.48%) SSL

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.46%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (7.38%) MS Office
2 3 (2.46%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) Office 365
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.82%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 122 (100.00%) Firewall
2 52 (42.62%) LAN
3 49 (40.16%) Cisco ASA
4 42 (34.43%) WAN
5 40 (32.79%) VPN
6 37 (30.33%) Network Security
7 27 (22.13%) VoIP
7 27 (22.13%) Wireless
8 23 (18.85%) DNS
8 23 (18.85%) TCP/IP
9 18 (14.75%) BGP
10 17 (13.93%) DHCP
11 15 (12.30%) OSPF
11 15 (12.30%) VLAN
12 14 (11.48%) SSL
13 11 (9.02%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (9.02%) DMZ
14 10 (8.20%) MPLS
15 8 (6.56%) FTP
15 8 (6.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (13.93%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.10%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.46%) Banking
4 3 (2.46%) Publishing
5 2 (1.64%) Legal
5 2 (1.64%) Local Government
6 1 (0.82%) Advertising
6 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.46%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.82%) CGI
2 1 (0.82%) Middleware
2 1 (0.82%) OCX
2 1 (0.82%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.82%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.46%) Fintech
2 3 (2.46%) Statistics
3 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.64%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.82%) BYOD
4 1 (0.82%) DataPower
4 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.82%) EFT
4 1 (0.82%) iPad
4 1 (0.82%) PKI
4 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.85%) Windows
2 10 (8.20%) Linux
3 9 (7.38%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.74%) Unix
5 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.30%) Load Balancing
1 15 (12.30%) Migration
2 12 (9.84%) ITIL
3 8 (6.56%) Service Management
4 6 (4.92%) Change Management
4 6 (4.92%) Patch Management
4 6 (4.92%) Problem Management
5 5 (4.10%) Information Security
5 5 (4.10%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.28%) SIEM
7 3 (2.46%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (2.46%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.46%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (2.46%) Project Management
7 3 (2.46%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (2.46%) Security Architecture
7 3 (2.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (2.46%) Web Filtering
8 2 (1.64%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.28%) Python
2 3 (2.46%) Perl
3 2 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (45.08%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (32.79%) CCNP
3 24 (19.67%) CCNA
4 22 (18.03%) Security Cleared
5 21 (17.21%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.74%) CCSA
6 7 (5.74%) CCSE
6 7 (5.74%) Check Point Certification
7 5 (4.10%) CISM
7 5 (4.10%) CISSP
8 3 (2.46%) CCENT
8 3 (2.46%) CCIE
8 3 (2.46%) Degree
8 3 (2.46%) GSEC
9 2 (1.64%) CCSP
9 2 (1.64%) CISA
9 2 (1.64%) GIAC
10 1 (0.82%) CCVP
10 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) SLA
2 3 (2.46%) COBIT
2 3 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.46%) ISO27002
System Software
1 11 (9.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.10%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.82%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (3.28%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (3.28%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.46%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.64%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.64%) Nessus
4 1 (0.82%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.82%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.82%) Proventia
Vendors
1 89 (72.95%) Cisco
2 48 (39.34%) CheckPoint
3 26 (21.31%) Juniper
4 18 (14.75%) F5
4 18 (14.75%) Palo Alto
5 10 (8.20%) SolarWinds
6 9 (7.38%) Fortinet
7 8 (6.56%) Microsoft
8 7 (5.74%) VMware
9 6 (4.92%) Aruba
9 6 (4.92%) Citrix
9 6 (4.92%) Forcepoint
10 5 (4.10%) Brocade
10 5 (4.10%) Riverbed
11 4 (3.28%) Intel Security
12 3 (2.46%) HP
12 3 (2.46%) Mitel
12 3 (2.46%) Tufin
13 2 (1.64%) AppSense
13 2 (1.64%) Qualys
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