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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall Engineer
UK / England
Rank 507 531 526
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 67 59 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 38 41
Median daily rate £388 £381 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +12.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £369 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.08% +11.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +22.83%

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
39238 43349 43884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.62% 94.94% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25748 27917 28128
Median daily rate £428 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1338 1586 1778
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
London -4 24 £450 +5.88% 4
South East +17 14 £394 +1.61% 2
North West +24 9 - -
South West +18 6 £375 +15.38%
East of England +3 5 £450 +24.13%
West Midlands -2 5 £258 -20.76% 1
Yorkshire +9 1 £380 +31.03%
East Midlands +8 1 £370 -
North East -19 1 - -
Firewall Engineer
UK

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Firewall
2 97 (70.29%) Cisco
3 76 (55.07%) CheckPoint
4 58 (42.03%) Network Security
5 56 (40.58%) Cisco ASA
6 54 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (26.81%) LAN
8 36 (26.09%) CCNP
8 36 (26.09%) F5
9 28 (20.29%) Finance
9 28 (20.29%) WAN
10 27 (19.57%) Palo Alto
11 26 (18.84%) CCNA
11 26 (18.84%) Cisco Nexus
12 25 (18.12%) MPLS
13 24 (17.39%) Juniper
13 24 (17.39%) VPN
13 24 (17.39%) DNS
13 24 (17.39%) Data Centre
14 22 (15.94%) Wireless
15 21 (15.22%) SC Cleared
15 21 (15.22%) Security Cleared
16 20 (14.49%) Fortinet
17 19 (13.77%) SSL
18 18 (13.04%) Change Management
19 16 (11.59%) TCP/IP
19 16 (11.59%) VoIP
20 15 (10.87%) Internet
21 14 (10.14%) OSPF
21 14 (10.14%) Windows

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 7 (5.07%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) Office 365
2 2 (1.45%) IaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 138 (100.00%) Firewall
2 58 (42.03%) Network Security
3 56 (40.58%) Cisco ASA
4 37 (26.81%) LAN
5 28 (20.29%) WAN
6 26 (18.84%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (18.12%) MPLS
8 24 (17.39%) DNS
8 24 (17.39%) VPN
9 22 (15.94%) Wireless
10 19 (13.77%) SSL
11 16 (11.59%) TCP/IP
11 16 (11.59%) VoIP
12 15 (10.87%) Internet
13 14 (10.14%) OSPF
14 13 (9.42%) BGP
15 12 (8.70%) DHCP
15 12 (8.70%) VLAN
16 9 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
16 9 (6.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.45%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (20.29%) Finance
2 13 (9.42%) Banking
3 4 (2.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.45%) Legal
5 1 (0.72%) Advertising
5 1 (0.72%) International Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.90%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.45%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.72%) Middleware
3 1 (0.72%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.17%) NHS
3 3 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (1.45%) Clustering
4 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (1.45%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.72%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.72%) iPad
5 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.72%) Replication
5 1 (0.72%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (0.72%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.14%) Windows
2 9 (6.52%) Linux
3 7 (5.07%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.04%) Change Management
2 13 (9.42%) Migration
3 12 (8.70%) ITIL
4 10 (7.25%) Load Balancing
4 10 (7.25%) Network Design
5 5 (3.62%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (3.62%) Security Operations
5 5 (3.62%) SIEM
5 5 (3.62%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (2.90%) Data Analysis
6 4 (2.90%) Data Protection
6 4 (2.90%) Demand Management
6 4 (2.90%) Service Delivery
6 4 (2.90%) Test Scripting
6 4 (2.90%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (2.17%) Capacity Management
7 3 (2.17%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.17%) Network Management
7 3 (2.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (26.09%) CCNP
3 26 (18.84%) CCNA
4 21 (15.22%) SC Cleared
4 21 (15.22%) Security Cleared
5 13 (9.42%) CCSP
6 7 (5.07%) CCIE
6 7 (5.07%) CCVP
7 6 (4.35%) CCSE
8 5 (3.62%) Degree
9 4 (2.90%) CCMSE
10 3 (2.17%) CCSA
10 3 (2.17%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (2.17%) MCSE
10 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.45%) GCIH
11 2 (1.45%) GIAC
11 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.72%) CCDP
12 1 (0.72%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.80%) SLA
2 3 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.62%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.62%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.72%) Firmware
4 1 (0.72%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (7.25%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (2.17%) WSUS
3 2 (1.45%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.45%) WMI
4 1 (0.72%) Cacti
4 1 (0.72%) Nagios
4 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.72%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.72%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 97 (70.29%) Cisco
2 76 (55.07%) CheckPoint
3 36 (26.09%) F5
4 27 (19.57%) Palo Alto
5 24 (17.39%) Juniper
6 20 (14.49%) Fortinet
7 13 (9.42%) VMware
8 10 (7.25%) Microsoft
9 7 (5.07%) HP
9 7 (5.07%) Meraki
10 6 (4.35%) Blue Coat
10 6 (4.35%) Nokia
11 5 (3.62%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.90%) Citrix
12 4 (2.90%) Lumension
12 4 (2.90%) Tufin
13 3 (2.17%) Aruba
13 3 (2.17%) Dell
13 3 (2.17%) Intel Security
14 2 (1.45%) Splunk
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