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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 531 537 534
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 75 76 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 55 40
Median daily rate £375 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £185 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 -
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
46756 47408 46705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.70% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30937 29879 29302
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1327 1880 1986
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -2 27 £400 +16.78% 5
South East +4 26 £375 +20.00%
North West -5 12 £325 +30.00% 2
South West -5 4 £305 -32.22% 1
Yorkshire +1 3 £398 +13.57% 1
West Midlands -24 1 £350 +9.21%
North East - 1 £420 -
Firewall Engineer
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Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Firewall
2 106 (86.18%) Cisco
3 71 (57.72%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (47.97%) Cisco ASA
5 53 (43.09%) CCNP
6 52 (42.28%) Network Security
7 44 (35.77%) CheckPoint
8 42 (34.15%) CCNA
8 42 (34.15%) WAN
9 35 (28.46%) LAN
9 35 (28.46%) VPN
10 31 (25.20%) VoIP
11 30 (24.39%) Wireless
12 26 (21.14%) TCP/IP
13 23 (18.70%) Security Cleared
14 22 (17.89%) SC Cleared
14 22 (17.89%) Palo Alto
14 22 (17.89%) BGP
15 19 (15.45%) Juniper
15 19 (15.45%) Fortinet
16 16 (13.01%) EIGRP
16 16 (13.01%) OSPF
17 15 (12.20%) FortiGate
18 14 (11.38%) Migration
19 13 (10.57%) Finance
19 13 (10.57%) CCIE
19 13 (10.57%) DNS
19 13 (10.57%) Windows
20 12 (9.76%) Linux
20 12 (9.76%) MPLS

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 1 (0.81%) Apache
1 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.81%) IIS
1 1 (0.81%) JBoss
1 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) PaaS
1 3 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (100.00%) Firewall
2 59 (47.97%) Cisco ASA
3 52 (42.28%) Network Security
4 42 (34.15%) WAN
5 35 (28.46%) LAN
5 35 (28.46%) VPN
6 31 (25.20%) VoIP
7 30 (24.39%) Wireless
8 26 (21.14%) TCP/IP
9 22 (17.89%) BGP
10 16 (13.01%) EIGRP
10 16 (13.01%) OSPF
11 13 (10.57%) DNS
12 12 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (9.76%) MPLS
13 9 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (6.50%) IP Telephony
14 8 (6.50%) SSH
14 8 (6.50%) Telnet
14 8 (6.50%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Maven
General
1 13 (10.57%) Finance
2 8 (6.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.25%) Banking
3 4 (3.25%) Legal
3 4 (3.25%) Retail
4 3 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.81%) Automotive
5 1 (0.81%) Local Government
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.25%) OCX
2 2 (1.63%) CGI
2 2 (1.63%) XML
3 1 (0.81%) .NET
3 1 (0.81%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.44%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.44%) Statistics
4 2 (1.63%) IVR
5 1 (0.81%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.81%) DataPower
5 1 (0.81%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.81%) Informatics
5 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.57%) Windows
2 12 (9.76%) Linux
3 6 (4.88%) Unix
4 5 (4.07%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.38%) Migration
2 11 (8.94%) Load Balancing
3 10 (8.13%) ITIL
4 6 (4.88%) Change Control
4 6 (4.88%) Service Delivery
4 6 (4.88%) SIEM
5 5 (4.07%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (3.25%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (3.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (3.25%) Web Filtering
7 3 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (2.44%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (2.44%) Patch Management
7 3 (2.44%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.44%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 3 (2.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (1.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.63%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (1.63%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.44%) Perl
2 2 (1.63%) Python
3 1 (0.81%) Java
3 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 71 (57.72%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (43.09%) CCNP
3 42 (34.15%) CCNA
4 23 (18.70%) Security Cleared
5 22 (17.89%) SC Cleared
6 13 (10.57%) CCIE
7 6 (4.88%) JNCIA
8 5 (4.07%) Check Point Certification
8 5 (4.07%) Degree
9 4 (3.25%) CCSA
9 4 (3.25%) CCSE
10 3 (2.44%) CCA
10 3 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.63%) CEH
11 2 (1.63%) CISM
11 2 (1.63%) CISSP
12 1 (0.81%) GSEC
12 1 (0.81%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.81%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) COBIT
2 1 (0.81%) ISO27002
2 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.44%) XenApp
2 1 (0.81%) Snort
2 1 (0.81%) vCloud
2 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (12.20%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.81%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.81%) OpenNMS
3 1 (0.81%) OpenView
3 1 (0.81%) Proventia
3 1 (0.81%) vMotion
Vendors
1 106 (86.18%) Cisco
2 44 (35.77%) CheckPoint
3 22 (17.89%) Palo Alto
4 19 (15.45%) Fortinet
4 19 (15.45%) Juniper
5 9 (7.32%) Aruba
6 8 (6.50%) F5
7 7 (5.69%) Citrix
8 5 (4.07%) Forcepoint
8 5 (4.07%) Mitel
9 4 (3.25%) AlgoSec
9 4 (3.25%) Nortel
9 4 (3.25%) Riverbed
9 4 (3.25%) Tufin
10 3 (2.44%) Blue Coat
10 3 (2.44%) Huawei
10 3 (2.44%) Intel Security
10 3 (2.44%) Meraki
11 2 (1.63%) Symantec
11 2 (1.63%) VMware
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