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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 524 576 524
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -52
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 111 53 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 41 37
Median daily rate £375 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £170 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £288
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +34.78%
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
47720 50270 48279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.77% 94.86% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31454 32537 29750
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1465 1888 1945
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +32 37 £375 -3.22% 3
London -2 33 £375 - 3
Yorkshire +15 12 £350 -17.64%
South West +16 8 £375 -16.66% 2
North West +13 8 £375 +25.00%
East of England +17 5 £400 +29.03%
West Midlands -31 5 £356 +13.09% 1
East Midlands - 1 £250 - 1
Firewall Engineer
UK

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 185 (100.00%) Firewall
2 151 (81.62%) Cisco
3 105 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
4 87 (47.03%) CheckPoint
5 86 (46.49%) CCNP
6 85 (45.95%) Cisco ASA
7 73 (39.46%) Network Security
8 55 (29.73%) WAN
9 54 (29.19%) LAN
10 48 (25.95%) CCNA
11 44 (23.78%) Palo Alto
12 42 (22.70%) VPN
13 39 (21.08%) VoIP
13 39 (21.08%) Wireless
14 37 (20.00%) Security Cleared
15 36 (19.46%) TCP/IP
15 36 (19.46%) Juniper
16 33 (17.84%) SC Cleared
17 32 (17.30%) BGP
18 28 (15.14%) FortiGate
19 27 (14.59%) OSPF
20 25 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
21 24 (12.97%) Finance
21 24 (12.97%) Linux
21 24 (12.97%) Fortinet
22 21 (11.35%) Windows
22 21 (11.35%) MPLS
23 19 (10.27%) EIGRP
23 19 (10.27%) Migration
23 19 (10.27%) DNS

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 3 (1.62%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.08%) IIS
3 1 (0.54%) Apache
3 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.16%) Office 365
2 3 (1.62%) PaaS
2 3 (1.62%) SaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 185 (100.00%) Firewall
2 85 (45.95%) Cisco ASA
3 73 (39.46%) Network Security
4 55 (29.73%) WAN
5 54 (29.19%) LAN
6 42 (22.70%) VPN
7 39 (21.08%) VoIP
7 39 (21.08%) Wireless
8 36 (19.46%) TCP/IP
9 32 (17.30%) BGP
10 27 (14.59%) OSPF
11 25 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
12 21 (11.35%) MPLS
13 19 (10.27%) DNS
13 19 (10.27%) EIGRP
14 12 (6.49%) SSL
15 11 (5.95%) VLAN
16 9 (4.86%) DMZ
16 9 (4.86%) Internet
16 9 (4.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Maven
General
1 24 (12.97%) Finance
2 15 (8.11%) Banking
3 10 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.70%) Retail
5 3 (1.62%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.62%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Legal
6 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.08%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Automotive
7 1 (0.54%) Electronics
7 1 (0.54%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.16%) OCX
2 3 (1.62%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.08%) Middleware
3 2 (1.08%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.08%) XML
4 1 (0.54%) .NET
4 1 (0.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.03%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.62%) EMV
5 2 (1.08%) iPad
5 2 (1.08%) IVR
5 2 (1.08%) NHS
5 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.54%) Clustering
6 1 (0.54%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.54%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.54%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.54%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.54%) Informatics
6 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.54%) PKI
6 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.54%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.97%) Linux
2 21 (11.35%) Windows
3 8 (4.32%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.16%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.16%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.62%) Unix
7 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (10.27%) Migration
2 12 (6.49%) ITIL
3 11 (5.95%) Change Management
3 11 (5.95%) Load Balancing
4 8 (4.32%) Network Design
5 7 (3.78%) Patch Management
5 7 (3.78%) SIEM
6 5 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (2.70%) Project Management
6 5 (2.70%) Web Filtering
7 4 (2.16%) Change Control
7 4 (2.16%) Configuration Management
7 4 (2.16%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (2.16%) Information Security
7 4 (2.16%) Network Management
7 4 (2.16%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (2.16%) Service Delivery
7 4 (2.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (2.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.62%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.54%) Java
2 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.54%) Perl
2 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 105 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (46.49%) CCNP
3 48 (25.95%) CCNA
4 37 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 33 (17.84%) SC Cleared
6 17 (9.19%) CCIE
7 10 (5.41%) CCSE
7 10 (5.41%) Degree
8 8 (4.32%) JNCIA
9 7 (3.78%) Check Point Certification
10 6 (3.24%) CCVP
10 6 (3.24%) MCSE
10 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (2.70%) JNCIE
11 5 (2.70%) JNCIP
12 4 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (2.16%) MCSA
12 4 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.62%) CCA
13 3 (1.62%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.24%) SLA
2 5 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.16%) vSphere
3 3 (1.62%) XenApp
4 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.54%) vCloud
5 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (15.14%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (3.24%) OpenView
4 5 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.62%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.08%) WSUS
7 1 (0.54%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.54%) Nagios
7 1 (0.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.54%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.54%) WMI
Vendors
1 151 (81.62%) Cisco
2 87 (47.03%) CheckPoint
3 44 (23.78%) Palo Alto
4 36 (19.46%) Juniper
5 24 (12.97%) Fortinet
6 16 (8.65%) F5
7 13 (7.03%) AlgoSec
7 13 (7.03%) Tufin
8 12 (6.49%) Microsoft
9 10 (5.41%) HP
9 10 (5.41%) VMware
10 8 (4.32%) Splunk
11 7 (3.78%) Citrix
11 7 (3.78%) Intel Security
12 5 (2.70%) Aruba
12 5 (2.70%) Extreme Networks
12 5 (2.70%) Meraki
12 5 (2.70%) Nortel
13 3 (1.62%) Forcepoint
13 3 (1.62%) Huawei
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