The first table below looks at the demand for the Firewall Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank 59 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.30% - 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £319
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
630 578 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 93.33% 95.22% 92.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 295 402
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 36 73
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £122.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Firewall Engineer
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Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall Engineer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Sophos
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Data Security
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Security
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Sophos
1 2 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 2 (100.00%) F5