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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank 535 545 499
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 37 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.049% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.053% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 28
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£488 £328 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.85% -18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £304 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £305 £331
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -7.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 - £38.50
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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
47141 43312 43321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.67% 92.78% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30352 26814 24841
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1885 2412
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Firewall Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 November 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
London +4 26 £513 +2.50% 2
South East -22 2 £400 -
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 85 (100.00%) Firewall
2 66 (77.65%) CheckPoint
3 59 (69.41%) Cisco
4 47 (55.29%) Juniper
5 32 (37.65%) F5
6 31 (36.47%) Network Security
7 27 (31.76%) Finance
8 26 (30.59%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (28.24%) Fortinet
10 22 (25.88%) CCNP
10 22 (25.88%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (20.00%) OSPF
12 16 (18.82%) VPN
13 15 (17.65%) Linux
14 14 (16.47%) BGP
14 14 (16.47%) Blue Coat
15 13 (15.29%) Banking
16 12 (14.12%) CCSA
16 12 (14.12%) Windows
16 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
17 11 (12.94%) CCSE
17 11 (12.94%) Load Balancing
18 10 (11.76%) LAN
18 10 (11.76%) WAN
18 10 (11.76%) Solaris
18 10 (11.76%) UNIX
18 10 (11.76%) Junos
19 9 (10.59%) E-Commerce
19 9 (10.59%) DNS
19 9 (10.59%) TACACS

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 2 (2.35%) IIS
1 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 85 (100.00%) Firewall
2 31 (36.47%) Network Security
3 22 (25.88%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (20.00%) OSPF
5 16 (18.82%) VPN
6 14 (16.47%) BGP
7 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
8 10 (11.76%) LAN
8 10 (11.76%) WAN
8 10 (11.76%) Junos
9 9 (10.59%) DNS
9 9 (10.59%) TACACS
10 8 (9.41%) Internet
10 8 (9.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (8.24%) IPsec
12 5 (5.88%) Extranet
13 4 (4.71%) EIGRP
13 4 (4.71%) BIG-IP
13 4 (4.71%) NetScreen
13 4 (4.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
General
1 27 (31.76%) Finance
2 13 (15.29%) Banking
3 6 (7.06%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.35%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Back Office
5 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.18%) Legal
6 1 (1.18%) Advertising
6 1 (1.18%) Retail
6 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Clustering
2 2 (2.35%) Statistics
2 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.65%) Linux
2 12 (14.12%) Windows
3 10 (11.76%) Solaris
3 10 (11.76%) UNIX
4 2 (2.35%) Windows 2000
4 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.94%) Load Balancing
2 9 (10.59%) E-Commerce
3 6 (7.06%) ITIL
3 6 (7.06%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (5.88%) Low Latency
4 5 (5.88%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 4 (4.71%) Migration
5 4 (4.71%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.53%) Network Architecture
6 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (3.53%) Change Management
6 3 (3.53%) Data Security
6 3 (3.53%) Project Management
7 2 (2.35%) Fund Management
7 2 (2.35%) Wealth Management
7 2 (2.35%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.35%) Service Management
7 2 (2.35%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.35%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.24%) Tcl
1 7 (8.24%) Perl
2 2 (2.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (30.59%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (25.88%) CCNP
3 12 (14.12%) CCSA
4 11 (12.94%) CCSE
5 9 (10.59%) Check Point Certification
6 7 (8.24%) CISSP
7 6 (7.06%) CCNA
7 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
7 6 (7.06%) Security Cleared
8 5 (5.88%) CEH
8 5 (5.88%) GCIA
8 5 (5.88%) GCIH
9 4 (4.71%) Degree
10 3 (3.53%) JNCIP
10 3 (3.53%) JNCIE
11 2 (2.35%) JNCIS
12 1 (1.18%) CCVP
12 1 (1.18%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.35%) OpenView
2 2 (2.35%) OVSD
2 2 (2.35%) Nessus
2 2 (2.35%) DameWare
2 2 (2.35%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.18%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 66 (77.65%) CheckPoint
2 59 (69.41%) Cisco
3 47 (55.29%) Juniper
4 32 (37.65%) F5
5 24 (28.24%) Fortinet
6 14 (16.47%) Blue Coat
7 6 (7.06%) Nokia
7 6 (7.06%) Imperva
8 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.53%) Aruba
9 3 (3.53%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.53%) SonicWALL
9 3 (3.53%) Websense
9 3 (3.53%) McAfee
9 3 (3.53%) HP
10 2 (2.35%) IBM
10 2 (2.35%) Dell
10 2 (2.35%) Sophos
10 2 (2.35%) Clearswift
10 2 (2.35%) 3Com
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