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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 534 536 545
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 69 85 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 60 31
Median daily rate £388 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.42%
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
43322 47779 48205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.49% 94.87% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30906 31008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 1853 2022
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -4 25 £356 -8.06% 3
South East +9 18 £400 +3.29% 1
West Midlands -11 6 £375 +15.38% 1
South West +5 4 £375 +15.38% 1
East Midlands +4 4 £348 +39.00%
East of England +3 4 - -
Yorkshire +25 3 £380 -
North West -6 3 - -
North East -26 1 - -
Firewall Engineer
UK

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 163 (100.00%) Firewall
2 118 (72.39%) Cisco
3 90 (55.21%) CheckPoint
4 65 (39.88%) Cisco ASA
5 63 (38.65%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (34.36%) Network Security
7 49 (30.06%) CCNP
8 48 (29.45%) LAN
9 38 (23.31%) WAN
10 37 (22.70%) Palo Alto
11 32 (19.63%) CCNA
11 32 (19.63%) Security Cleared
11 32 (19.63%) F5
12 31 (19.02%) VPN
13 30 (18.40%) SC Cleared
14 29 (17.79%) Juniper
15 25 (15.34%) Wireless
15 25 (15.34%) Data Centre
15 25 (15.34%) Cisco Nexus
16 24 (14.72%) DNS
17 23 (14.11%) Finance
18 21 (12.88%) VoIP
18 21 (12.88%) Windows
19 19 (11.66%) SSL
19 19 (11.66%) TCP/IP
19 19 (11.66%) Fortinet
20 17 (10.43%) Change Management
20 17 (10.43%) VMware
21 16 (9.82%) MPLS
21 16 (9.82%) OSPF

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 (4.29%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.29%) Office 365
2 2 (1.23%) IaaS
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 163 (100.00%) Firewall
2 65 (39.88%) Cisco ASA
3 56 (34.36%) Network Security
4 48 (29.45%) LAN
5 38 (23.31%) WAN
6 31 (19.02%) VPN
7 25 (15.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (15.34%) Wireless
8 24 (14.72%) DNS
9 21 (12.88%) VoIP
10 19 (11.66%) SSL
10 19 (11.66%) TCP/IP
11 16 (9.82%) MPLS
11 16 (9.82%) OSPF
12 15 (9.20%) BGP
12 15 (9.20%) Internet
12 15 (9.20%) VLAN
13 12 (7.36%) DHCP
14 9 (5.52%) HSRP
15 8 (4.91%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.68%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (14.11%) Finance
2 11 (6.75%) Banking
3 4 (2.45%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.23%) Advertising
5 2 (1.23%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) International Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.07%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.23%) Middleware
2 2 (1.23%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.34%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.45%) NHS
4 3 (1.84%) EMV
4 3 (1.84%) iPad
4 3 (1.84%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.23%) Clustering
5 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.23%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.61%) PKI
6 1 (0.61%) Replication
6 1 (0.61%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.88%) Windows
2 16 (9.82%) Linux
3 11 (6.75%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.45%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (10.43%) Change Management
2 15 (9.20%) Migration
3 13 (7.98%) Network Design
4 12 (7.36%) ITIL
5 10 (6.13%) Load Balancing
6 6 (3.68%) Information Security
6 6 (3.68%) Patch Management
6 6 (3.68%) SIEM
7 5 (3.07%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (3.07%) Configuration Management
7 5 (3.07%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.07%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (3.07%) Network Management
7 5 (3.07%) Project Management
7 5 (3.07%) Security Operations
8 4 (2.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (2.45%) Data Analysis
8 4 (2.45%) Data Protection
8 4 (2.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.45%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (38.65%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (30.06%) CCNP
3 32 (19.63%) CCNA
3 32 (19.63%) Security Cleared
4 30 (18.40%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.91%) CCIE
5 8 (4.91%) Degree
6 7 (4.29%) CCVP
6 7 (4.29%) MCSE
6 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.07%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (2.45%) CCSE
8 4 (2.45%) CCSP
8 4 (2.45%) MCSA
8 4 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.23%) CCSA
9 2 (1.23%) CISSP
9 2 (1.23%) GCIH
9 2 (1.23%) GIAC
9 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.29%) SLA
2 6 (3.68%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.07%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.07%) Hyper-V
1 5 (3.07%) vSphere
2 4 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.61%) Firmware
4 1 (0.61%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (6.75%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.68%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.84%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.84%) WSUS
4 2 (1.23%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.23%) WMI
5 1 (0.61%) Cacti
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.61%) Nagios
5 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.61%) OpenView
Vendors
1 118 (72.39%) Cisco
2 90 (55.21%) CheckPoint
3 37 (22.70%) Palo Alto
4 32 (19.63%) F5
5 29 (17.79%) Juniper
6 19 (11.66%) Fortinet
7 17 (10.43%) VMware
8 16 (9.82%) Microsoft
9 8 (4.91%) HP
10 7 (4.29%) Meraki
11 6 (3.68%) Tufin
12 5 (3.07%) Intel Security
12 5 (3.07%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.84%) AlgoSec
13 3 (1.84%) Aruba
13 3 (1.84%) Citrix
13 3 (1.84%) Dell
13 3 (1.84%) Lumension
13 3 (1.84%) Splunk
14 2 (1.23%) Nokia