The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Firewall Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 516 558 520
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 112 56 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 43 36
Median daily rate £375 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £170 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £381 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +32.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £27.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +74.19%
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
47288 48921 46148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31099 31589 28488
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1397 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 26 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +41 39 £375 -3.22% 2
London +2 34 £400 +33.33% 5
South West +3 11 £363 -19.44% 2
Yorkshire +4 8 £328 -
North West +7 7 £375 +76.47% 1
West Midlands -29 6 £350 +10.95%
East of England +18 3 £400 +29.03%
East Midlands - 1 £250 -
North East - 1 £420 -
Firewall Engineer
UK

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 England region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 179 (100.00%) Firewall
2 147 (82.12%) Cisco
3 103 (57.54%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (46.37%) CCNP
5 80 (44.69%) Cisco ASA
6 79 (44.13%) CheckPoint
7 76 (42.46%) Network Security
8 55 (30.73%) CCNA
8 55 (30.73%) WAN
9 52 (29.05%) LAN
10 44 (24.58%) Security Cleared
11 43 (24.02%) Palo Alto
12 41 (22.91%) Wireless
13 40 (22.35%) VPN
13 40 (22.35%) SC Cleared
14 39 (21.79%) VoIP
15 34 (18.99%) Juniper
16 32 (17.88%) TCP/IP
17 30 (16.76%) FortiGate
18 28 (15.64%) BGP
19 25 (13.97%) Fortinet
20 22 (12.29%) OSPF
20 22 (12.29%) Linux
21 20 (11.17%) Finance
22 18 (10.06%) Windows
23 17 (9.50%) CCIE
23 17 (9.50%) EIGRP
24 16 (8.94%) MPLS
24 16 (8.94%) Data Centre
24 16 (8.94%) Cisco Nexus

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (0.56%) Apache
1 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.56%) IIS
1 1 (0.56%) JBoss
1 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (2.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.68%) Office 365
1 3 (1.68%) PaaS
1 3 (1.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 179 (100.00%) Firewall
2 80 (44.69%) Cisco ASA
3 76 (42.46%) Network Security
4 55 (30.73%) WAN
5 52 (29.05%) LAN
6 41 (22.91%) Wireless
7 40 (22.35%) VPN
8 39 (21.79%) VoIP
9 32 (17.88%) TCP/IP
10 28 (15.64%) BGP
11 22 (12.29%) OSPF
12 17 (9.50%) EIGRP
13 16 (8.94%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (8.94%) MPLS
14 14 (7.82%) DNS
15 12 (6.70%) IP Telephony
16 10 (5.59%) VLAN
17 9 (5.03%) SNMP
18 8 (4.47%) Wi-Fi
19 7 (3.91%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Maven
General
1 20 (11.17%) Finance
2 10 (5.59%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.03%) Banking
4 4 (2.23%) Legal
4 4 (2.23%) Retail
5 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.12%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Automotive
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.23%) OCX
2 2 (1.12%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.12%) CGI
2 2 (1.12%) Middleware
2 2 (1.12%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.12%) XML
3 1 (0.56%) .NET
3 1 (0.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.94%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.68%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.68%) EMV
5 2 (1.12%) iPad
5 2 (1.12%) IVR
5 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.56%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.56%) DataPower
6 1 (0.56%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.56%) Informatics
6 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.56%) NHS
6 1 (0.56%) PKI
6 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.56%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.29%) Linux
2 18 (10.06%) Windows
3 8 (4.47%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.23%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.23%) Unix
4 4 (2.23%) Windows 8
4 4 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (8.38%) Migration
2 11 (6.15%) ITIL
3 9 (5.03%) Load Balancing
3 9 (5.03%) Patch Management
4 7 (3.91%) SIEM
5 6 (3.35%) Change Control
5 6 (3.35%) Network Design
6 5 (2.79%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (2.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (2.79%) Web Filtering
7 4 (2.23%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (2.23%) Change Management
7 4 (2.23%) Configuration Management
7 4 (2.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.23%) Information Security
7 4 (2.23%) Network Management
7 4 (2.23%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (2.23%) Project Management
7 4 (2.23%) Service Delivery
7 4 (2.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.56%) Java
1 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (0.56%) Perl
1 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 103 (57.54%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (46.37%) CCNP
3 55 (30.73%) CCNA
4 44 (24.58%) Security Cleared
5 40 (22.35%) SC Cleared
6 17 (9.50%) CCIE
7 10 (5.59%) CCSE
8 9 (5.03%) Degree
9 8 (4.47%) JNCIA
10 5 (2.79%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (2.79%) JNCIE
10 5 (2.79%) JNCIP
10 5 (2.79%) MCSE
10 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.23%) MCSA
11 4 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.68%) CCA
12 3 (1.68%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.12%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.23%) SLA
2 3 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.79%) vSphere
2 3 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.68%) XenApp
3 1 (0.56%) Snort
3 1 (0.56%) vCloud
3 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (16.76%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.35%) OpenView
3 5 (2.79%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (2.23%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.56%) Nagios
5 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.56%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.56%) Proventia
5 1 (0.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 147 (82.12%) Cisco
2 79 (44.13%) CheckPoint
3 43 (24.02%) Palo Alto
4 34 (18.99%) Juniper
5 25 (13.97%) Fortinet
6 13 (7.26%) AlgoSec
6 13 (7.26%) Tufin
7 11 (6.15%) F5
8 8 (4.47%) Citrix
8 8 (4.47%) Splunk
9 7 (3.91%) Aruba
9 7 (3.91%) HP
9 7 (3.91%) Microsoft
9 7 (3.91%) VMware
10 5 (2.79%) Extreme Networks
10 5 (2.79%) Forcepoint
10 5 (2.79%) Intel Security
10 5 (2.79%) Mitel
10 5 (2.79%) Nortel
11 4 (2.23%) Meraki
Kent
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