The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Firewall Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 403 392 397
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 27 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 16
Median daily rate £400 £350 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £174 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 -
Firewall Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20937 21092 21547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.62% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15237 14541 15168
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 396 389
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Firewall Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Firewall Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Firewall Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Firewall Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Firewall Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall Engineer across the London region.

Firewall Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Firewall Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 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
Twickenham - 5 £400 -
City of London +27 3 £425 +21.42% 3
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) Firewall
2 35 (85.37%) Cisco
3 26 (63.41%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (58.54%) CCNP
5 21 (51.22%) VPN
6 18 (43.90%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (36.59%) CCNA
8 14 (34.15%) Network Security
9 13 (31.71%) CheckPoint
10 10 (24.39%) WAN
10 10 (24.39%) Palo Alto
11 9 (21.95%) LAN
11 9 (21.95%) VoIP
11 9 (21.95%) Finance
11 9 (21.95%) Wireless
11 9 (21.95%) Migration
12 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
12 8 (19.51%) Fortinet
13 7 (17.07%) FortiGate
13 7 (17.07%) Juniper
14 6 (14.63%) OSPF
14 6 (14.63%) CCIE
14 6 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (14.63%) Aruba
15 5 (12.20%) Mitel
15 5 (12.20%) Forcepoint
15 5 (12.20%) BGP
15 5 (12.20%) Cisco Wireless
16 4 (9.76%) EIGRP
16 4 (9.76%) MPLS

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (2.44%) Apache
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) JBoss
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 41 (100.00%) Firewall
2 21 (51.22%) VPN
3 18 (43.90%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (34.15%) Network Security
5 10 (24.39%) WAN
6 9 (21.95%) LAN
6 9 (21.95%) VoIP
6 9 (21.95%) Wireless
7 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
8 6 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (14.63%) OSPF
9 5 (12.20%) BGP
9 5 (12.20%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (9.76%) EIGRP
10 4 (9.76%) MPLS
11 3 (7.32%) DNS
11 3 (7.32%) HSRP
11 3 (7.32%) VLAN
12 2 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (4.88%) FWSM
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Maven
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Legal
2 4 (9.76%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) RESTful
1 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Migration
2 3 (7.32%) Patch Management
3 2 (4.88%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
3 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (4.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.44%) Information Security
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL
4 1 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.44%) Network Packet Analysis
4 1 (2.44%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.44%) Security Architecture
4 1 (2.44%) Security Testing
4 1 (2.44%) Server Building
4 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) Java
1 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (63.41%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (58.54%) CCNP
3 15 (36.59%) CCNA
4 6 (14.63%) CCIE
5 2 (4.88%) CEH
5 2 (4.88%) CISM
5 2 (4.88%) CISSP
6 1 (2.44%) Degree
6 1 (2.44%) GSEC
6 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) COBIT
1 1 (2.44%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Snort
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.44%) Proventia
2 1 (2.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 35 (85.37%) Cisco
2 13 (31.71%) CheckPoint
3 10 (24.39%) Palo Alto
4 8 (19.51%) Fortinet
5 7 (17.07%) Juniper
6 6 (14.63%) Aruba
7 5 (12.20%) Forcepoint
7 5 (12.20%) Mitel
8 2 (4.88%) F5
8 2 (4.88%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.44%) Citrix
9 1 (2.44%) FireEye
9 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.44%) Sourcefire
9 1 (2.44%) VMware
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