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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 552 567 540
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 72 56 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 40 35
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £27.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
- +145.45%
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
46856 50029 49209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.03% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 30915 32483 30579
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1539 1928 1999
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
London +16 26 £375 - 4
South East +21 24 £401 +10.48% 5
North West +19 9 £375 +3.44% 1
Yorkshire +18 5 £360 -15.29% 1
West Midlands -26 3 £313 +45.34%
East of England - 3 - -
Firewall Engineer
UK

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 175 (100.00%) Firewall
2 139 (79.43%) Cisco
3 95 (54.29%) Cisco Certification
4 88 (50.29%) CheckPoint
5 84 (48.00%) CCNP
6 78 (44.57%) Cisco ASA
7 71 (40.57%) Network Security
8 53 (30.29%) LAN
9 51 (29.14%) WAN
10 43 (24.57%) Palo Alto
11 42 (24.00%) CCNA
12 40 (22.86%) VPN
13 36 (20.57%) Wireless
14 33 (18.86%) VoIP
15 32 (18.29%) TCP/IP
15 32 (18.29%) Juniper
15 32 (18.29%) Security Cleared
16 28 (16.00%) SC Cleared
17 27 (15.43%) Cisco Nexus
18 26 (14.86%) FortiGate
18 26 (14.86%) BGP
19 24 (13.71%) Finance
19 24 (13.71%) OSPF
20 23 (13.14%) Fortinet
21 22 (12.57%) MPLS
22 21 (12.00%) Migration
22 21 (12.00%) Linux
23 19 (10.86%) F5
23 19 (10.86%) Data Centre
24 18 (10.29%) 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 4 (2.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.14%) IIS
4 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.29%) Office 365
2 3 (1.71%) PaaS
2 3 (1.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 175 (100.00%) Firewall
2 78 (44.57%) Cisco ASA
3 71 (40.57%) Network Security
4 53 (30.29%) LAN
5 51 (29.14%) WAN
6 40 (22.86%) VPN
7 36 (20.57%) Wireless
8 33 (18.86%) VoIP
9 32 (18.29%) TCP/IP
10 27 (15.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 26 (14.86%) BGP
12 24 (13.71%) OSPF
13 22 (12.57%) MPLS
14 17 (9.71%) DNS
15 13 (7.43%) SSL
16 12 (6.86%) EIGRP
17 11 (6.29%) VLAN
18 10 (5.71%) Internet
19 9 (5.14%) DMZ
20 7 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.43%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (13.71%) Finance
2 16 (9.14%) Banking
3 10 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.86%) Retail
5 4 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.71%) Legal
7 2 (1.14%) Advertising
7 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.57%) International Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.29%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.71%) OCX
3 2 (1.14%) Middleware
3 2 (1.14%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.86%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.71%) EMV
4 2 (1.14%) Clustering
4 2 (1.14%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.14%) EMC VNX
4 2 (1.14%) iPad
4 2 (1.14%) NHS
5 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.57%) PKI
5 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.57%) Replication
5 1 (0.57%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.00%) Linux
2 18 (10.29%) Windows
3 8 (4.57%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.29%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.00%) Migration
2 15 (8.57%) ITIL
3 13 (7.43%) Change Management
4 12 (6.86%) Load Balancing
5 8 (4.57%) Network Design
5 8 (4.57%) Patch Management
6 6 (3.43%) Network Management
6 6 (3.43%) Project Management
6 6 (3.43%) SIEM
7 5 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (2.86%) Change Control
7 5 (2.86%) Configuration Management
7 5 (2.86%) Information Security
8 4 (2.29%) Data Analysis
8 4 (2.29%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (2.29%) Incident Management
8 4 (2.29%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (2.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (2.29%) Web Filtering
9 3 (1.71%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 95 (54.29%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (48.00%) CCNP
3 42 (24.00%) CCNA
4 32 (18.29%) Security Cleared
5 28 (16.00%) SC Cleared
6 16 (9.14%) CCIE
7 10 (5.71%) CCSE
7 10 (5.71%) Degree
8 7 (4.00%) MCSE
8 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (3.43%) CCVP
9 6 (3.43%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (2.86%) JNCIE
10 5 (2.86%) JNCIP
11 4 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.29%) JNCIA
11 4 (2.29%) MCSA
11 4 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.71%) CCA
12 3 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.43%) PCI DSS
1 6 (3.43%) SLA
2 3 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.86%) vSphere
2 4 (2.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.71%) XenApp
4 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.14%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (14.86%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (3.43%) OpenView
3 5 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.71%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.71%) WSUS
5 2 (1.14%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.14%) Nagios
5 2 (1.14%) WMI
6 1 (0.57%) Cacti
6 1 (0.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 139 (79.43%) Cisco
2 88 (50.29%) CheckPoint
3 43 (24.57%) Palo Alto
4 32 (18.29%) Juniper
5 23 (13.14%) Fortinet
6 19 (10.86%) F5
7 15 (8.57%) Microsoft
8 13 (7.43%) VMware
9 11 (6.29%) HP
10 10 (5.71%) AlgoSec
10 10 (5.71%) Tufin
11 7 (4.00%) Citrix
11 7 (4.00%) Splunk
12 6 (3.43%) Intel Security
12 6 (3.43%) Meraki
13 5 (2.86%) Aruba
13 5 (2.86%) Extreme Networks
14 4 (2.29%) SolarWinds
15 3 (1.71%) Barracuda Networks
15 3 (1.71%) Riverbed
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