The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank 523 523 521
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 46 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.069% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.074% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £253 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £431 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £318
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44977 43051 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.64% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27854 25792 27963
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1992 2536
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.26 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Firewall Engineer
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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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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
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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
London +1 15 £500 +47.05% 3
West Midlands - 14 £310 - 2
South East -3 8 £375 +19.04%
North West -8 4 £356 +27.23% 1
Firewall Engineer
UK

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 87 (100.00%) Firewall
2 65 (74.71%) CheckPoint
3 53 (60.92%) Cisco
4 49 (56.32%) Juniper
5 40 (45.98%) Network Security
6 28 (32.18%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (31.03%) OSPF
7 27 (31.03%) LAN
7 27 (31.03%) F5
8 24 (27.59%) WAN
8 24 (27.59%) CCNP
9 22 (25.29%) BGP
9 22 (25.29%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (24.14%) Finance
10 21 (24.14%) Load Balancing
11 19 (21.84%) Security Cleared
12 18 (20.69%) Junos
13 17 (19.54%) SC Cleared
14 16 (18.39%) Cisco IOS
15 15 (17.24%) Linux
15 15 (17.24%) Windows
16 14 (16.09%) VPN
17 13 (14.94%) Telecoms
18 12 (13.79%) Banking
18 12 (13.79%) Blue Coat
18 12 (13.79%) Back Office
19 10 (11.49%) DNS
19 10 (11.49%) McAfee
20 9 (10.34%) Investment Banking
21 8 (9.20%) Clustering

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 5 (5.75%) IIS
1 5 (5.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.15%) Apache
2 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Office
2 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (100.00%) Firewall
2 40 (45.98%) Network Security
3 27 (31.03%) OSPF
3 27 (31.03%) LAN
4 24 (27.59%) WAN
5 22 (25.29%) BGP
5 22 (25.29%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (20.69%) Junos
7 16 (18.39%) Cisco IOS
8 14 (16.09%) VPN
9 10 (11.49%) DNS
10 7 (8.05%) Internet
10 7 (8.05%) TCP/IP
11 6 (6.90%) BIG-IP
12 4 (4.60%) Extranet
12 4 (4.60%) IPv4
12 4 (4.60%) DHCP
12 4 (4.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 3 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 3 (3.45%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (24.14%) Finance
2 13 (14.94%) Telecoms
3 12 (13.79%) Banking
3 12 (13.79%) Back Office
4 9 (10.34%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.30%) German Language
5 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.15%) Advertising
6 1 (1.15%) Publishing
6 1 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.15%) .NET
2 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Clustering
2 4 (4.60%) Statistics
3 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.15%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.24%) Linux
1 15 (17.24%) Windows
2 6 (6.90%) UNIX
3 5 (5.75%) Solaris
4 4 (4.60%) Windows 2000
4 4 (4.60%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.14%) Load Balancing
2 7 (8.05%) ITIL
3 6 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (6.90%) Network Design
4 5 (5.75%) E-Commerce
4 5 (5.75%) Migration
5 4 (4.60%) Low Latency
5 4 (4.60%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 4 (4.60%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.60%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.30%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.30%) Network Planning
7 2 (2.30%) Service Management
7 2 (2.30%) Data Security
8 1 (1.15%) Change Management
8 1 (1.15%) ITSM
8 1 (1.15%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.15%) Project Management
8 1 (1.15%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.20%) Perl
2 7 (8.05%) Tcl
3 4 (4.60%) SQL
4 1 (1.15%) C
4 1 (1.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (32.18%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (27.59%) CCNP
3 19 (21.84%) Security Cleared
4 17 (19.54%) SC Cleared
5 8 (9.20%) CCSA
6 7 (8.05%) Check Point Certification
6 7 (8.05%) CCNA
7 6 (6.90%) Degree
8 5 (5.75%) CCSE
9 3 (3.45%) JNCIS
9 3 (3.45%) CISSP
10 2 (2.30%) CCIE
11 1 (1.15%) HND
11 1 (1.15%) CCVP
11 1 (1.15%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.15%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.60%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.15%) Xen
2 1 (1.15%) NLBS
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) OpenView
1 4 (4.60%) DameWare
1 4 (4.60%) OVSD
2 2 (2.30%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.15%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.15%) WSUS
3 1 (1.15%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 65 (74.71%) CheckPoint
2 53 (60.92%) Cisco
3 49 (56.32%) Juniper
4 27 (31.03%) F5
5 12 (13.79%) Blue Coat
6 10 (11.49%) McAfee
7 8 (9.20%) Nokia
8 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
9 5 (5.75%) HP
10 4 (4.60%) IBM
10 4 (4.60%) Clearswift
10 4 (4.60%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.30%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.30%) Draytek
11 2 (2.30%) Sophos
11 2 (2.30%) Foundry
11 2 (2.30%) Citrix
12 1 (1.15%) CA
12 1 (1.15%) NetApp
12 1 (1.15%) Sun
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