The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.67% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
563 548 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.62% 94.32% 96.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 275 303
Median daily rate £425 £390 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -6.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 49 47
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £20.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.23 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £49.50 £40.00
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 Hertfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hertfordshire region that featured Firewall Engineer in the job title.

Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Firewall Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall Engineer across the Hertfordshire region.

Firewall Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Firewall Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire 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
Stevenage - 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £450 -
Firewall Engineer
East of England

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) SSH
4 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) SSH
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto