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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall Engineer
UK / England
Rank 509 561 522
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 58 50 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 45
Median daily rate £450 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.75

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
39610 45350 44481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26011 29610 27899
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1415 1523 1768
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +23 16 £475 +16.92% 4
South East +20 15 £406 +8.33% 3
North West +27 14 £450 +28.57% 2
South West +12 5 £375 -
East of England +4 4 £450 +28.57% 2
West Midlands +5 3 - -
Firewall Engineer
UK

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Firewall
2 75 (63.03%) Cisco
3 68 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 56 (47.06%) Network Security
5 50 (42.02%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (37.82%) Cisco ASA
7 33 (27.73%) F5
8 29 (24.37%) CCNP
9 28 (23.53%) MPLS
10 27 (22.69%) Juniper
11 25 (21.01%) LAN
11 25 (21.01%) Fortinet
12 24 (20.17%) Finance
13 22 (18.49%) CCNA
13 22 (18.49%) Security Cleared
13 22 (18.49%) Palo Alto
14 21 (17.65%) SC Cleared
14 21 (17.65%) WAN
15 20 (16.81%) Data Centre
16 19 (15.97%) CCSP
17 17 (14.29%) VPN
18 16 (13.45%) FortiGate
19 15 (12.61%) DNS
19 15 (12.61%) Wireless
20 13 (10.92%) Cisco Nexus
21 11 (9.24%) Wi-Fi
21 11 (9.24%) TCP/IP
21 11 (9.24%) DHCP
21 11 (9.24%) VoIP
21 11 (9.24%) ITIL

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 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (4.20%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.68%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Office 365
2 2 (1.68%) IaaS
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 119 (100.00%) Firewall
2 56 (47.06%) Network Security
3 45 (37.82%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (23.53%) MPLS
5 25 (21.01%) LAN
6 21 (17.65%) WAN
7 17 (14.29%) VPN
8 15 (12.61%) DNS
8 15 (12.61%) Wireless
9 13 (10.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (9.24%) DHCP
10 11 (9.24%) TCP/IP
10 11 (9.24%) VLAN
10 11 (9.24%) VoIP
10 11 (9.24%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (8.40%) OSPF
11 10 (8.40%) SSL
12 9 (7.56%) BGP
12 9 (7.56%) IPsec
13 8 (6.72%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (20.17%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Banking
3 2 (1.68%) Legal
4 1 (0.84%) Advertising
4 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.52%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.84%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.52%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (1.68%) Clustering
3 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (1.68%) EMC VNX
3 2 (1.68%) NHS
4 1 (0.84%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.84%) iPad
4 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.84%) Replication
4 1 (0.84%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (0.84%) Streaming Media
4 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.56%) Windows
2 6 (5.04%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.52%) Linux
4 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (9.24%) ITIL
2 9 (7.56%) Migration
3 8 (6.72%) Load Balancing
3 8 (6.72%) SIEM
4 7 (5.88%) Change Management
4 7 (5.88%) Network Design
5 5 (4.20%) Security Operations
5 5 (4.20%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (3.36%) Data Protection
6 4 (3.36%) Demand Management
6 4 (3.36%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.36%) Test Scripting
7 3 (2.52%) Capacity Management
7 3 (2.52%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (2.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (2.52%) Information Security
7 3 (2.52%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.52%) Network Management
7 3 (2.52%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (1.68%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.36%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (42.02%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (24.37%) CCNP
3 22 (18.49%) CCNA
3 22 (18.49%) Security Cleared
4 21 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 19 (15.97%) CCSP
6 7 (5.88%) CCSE
7 6 (5.04%) CCMSE
8 4 (3.36%) CCIE
9 3 (2.52%) CCSA
9 3 (2.52%) Degree
10 2 (1.68%) GCIH
10 2 (1.68%) GIAC
11 1 (0.84%) CCDP
11 1 (0.84%) CCVP
11 1 (0.84%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.84%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.84%) MCSE
11 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) SLA
2 3 (2.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.68%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.84%) Firmware
4 1 (0.84%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (13.45%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.68%) Forum Sentry
2 2 (1.68%) HAProxy
2 2 (1.68%) WMI
2 2 (1.68%) WSUS
3 1 (0.84%) Cacti
3 1 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.84%) Nagios
3 1 (0.84%) Pingdom
3 1 (0.84%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 75 (63.03%) Cisco
2 68 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 33 (27.73%) F5
4 27 (22.69%) Juniper
5 25 (21.01%) Fortinet
6 22 (18.49%) Palo Alto
7 10 (8.40%) VMware
8 6 (5.04%) Blue Coat
8 6 (5.04%) Meraki
8 6 (5.04%) Microsoft
8 6 (5.04%) Nokia
9 5 (4.20%) Aruba
9 5 (4.20%) HP
9 5 (4.20%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.36%) Lumension
10 4 (3.36%) Tufin
11 3 (2.52%) Citrix
12 2 (1.68%) EMC
12 2 (1.68%) Forcepoint
12 2 (1.68%) Intel Security