The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank 536 515 548
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 50 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.082% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.089% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 27
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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 £265 £254 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £420 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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
47035 44981 50202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.53% 92.69% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29019 27254 28786
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
- +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 1968 2554
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -9.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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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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 +17 17 £500 +47.05% 3
West Midlands - 13 £300 -
South East +3 7 £375 +6.38%
North West -9 7 £358 +27.67%
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Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 89 (100.00%) Firewall
2 68 (76.40%) CheckPoint
3 55 (61.80%) Cisco
4 49 (55.06%) Juniper
5 36 (40.45%) Network Security
6 27 (30.34%) F5
7 26 (29.21%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (29.21%) LAN
8 25 (28.09%) OSPF
9 24 (26.97%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (25.84%) WAN
10 23 (25.84%) Finance
11 22 (24.72%) CCNP
12 20 (22.47%) BGP
12 20 (22.47%) Load Balancing
13 17 (19.10%) Windows
13 17 (19.10%) Junos
14 16 (17.98%) Security Cleared
14 16 (17.98%) Cisco IOS
15 15 (16.85%) SC Cleared
15 15 (16.85%) Linux
15 15 (16.85%) VPN
16 13 (14.61%) Banking
17 12 (13.48%) Blue Coat
17 12 (13.48%) Telecoms
18 11 (12.36%) Back Office
19 10 (11.24%) Investment Banking
20 9 (10.11%) Fortinet
20 9 (10.11%) CCSA
21 8 (8.99%) DNS

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (5.62%) IIS
1 5 (5.62%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.12%) Apache
2 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Office
2 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (100.00%) Firewall
2 36 (40.45%) Network Security
3 26 (29.21%) Cisco ASA
3 26 (29.21%) LAN
4 25 (28.09%) OSPF
5 23 (25.84%) WAN
6 20 (22.47%) BGP
7 17 (19.10%) Junos
8 16 (17.98%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (16.85%) VPN
10 8 (8.99%) DNS
10 8 (8.99%) TCP/IP
11 7 (7.87%) Internet
12 6 (6.74%) BIG-IP
13 4 (4.49%) Extranet
13 4 (4.49%) IPv4
13 4 (4.49%) DHCP
13 4 (4.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 3 (3.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 3 (3.37%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 13 (14.61%) Banking
3 12 (13.48%) Telecoms
4 11 (12.36%) Back Office
5 10 (11.24%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.25%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.12%) Advertising
7 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.12%) .NET
2 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Clustering
2 4 (4.49%) Statistics
3 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.12%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.10%) Windows
2 15 (16.85%) Linux
3 6 (6.74%) UNIX
4 5 (5.62%) Solaris
5 4 (4.49%) Windows 2000
5 4 (4.49%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.47%) Load Balancing
2 7 (7.87%) ITIL
3 6 (6.74%) Network Design
4 5 (5.62%) Migration
4 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
4 5 (5.62%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (4.49%) Low Latency
5 4 (4.49%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 4 (4.49%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.49%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.25%) Business Transformation
7 2 (2.25%) Network Architecture
7 2 (2.25%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.25%) Fund Management
7 2 (2.25%) Wealth Management
7 2 (2.25%) Network Planning
7 2 (2.25%) Service Management
7 2 (2.25%) Data Security
8 1 (1.12%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.87%) Perl
2 6 (6.74%) Tcl
3 4 (4.49%) SQL
4 1 (1.12%) C
4 1 (1.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (26.97%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (24.72%) CCNP
3 16 (17.98%) Security Cleared
4 15 (16.85%) SC Cleared
5 9 (10.11%) CCSA
6 7 (7.87%) CCNA
6 7 (7.87%) Check Point Certification
6 7 (7.87%) CCSE
7 3 (3.37%) Degree
8 2 (2.25%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.25%) CISSP
9 1 (1.12%) CCVP
9 1 (1.12%) GCIA
9 1 (1.12%) GCIH
9 1 (1.12%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.12%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.12%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.49%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.12%) Xen
2 1 (1.12%) NLBS
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) OpenView
1 4 (4.49%) DameWare
1 4 (4.49%) OVSD
2 2 (2.25%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.12%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.12%) WSUS
3 1 (1.12%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 68 (76.40%) CheckPoint
2 55 (61.80%) Cisco
3 49 (55.06%) Juniper
4 27 (30.34%) F5
5 12 (13.48%) Blue Coat
6 9 (10.11%) Fortinet
7 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.87%) McAfee
7 7 (7.87%) Nokia
8 5 (5.62%) HP
9 4 (4.49%) IBM
9 4 (4.49%) Clearswift
10 2 (2.25%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.25%) Draytek
10 2 (2.25%) Foundry
10 2 (2.25%) Citrix
10 2 (2.25%) Sophos
11 1 (1.12%) Websense
11 1 (1.12%) NetIQ
11 1 (1.12%) Symantec
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