The first table below looks at the demand for the Firewall Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 24 April 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 London 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank 378 360 397
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 15 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.064% 0.097% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.10% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 22
Average daily rate £270 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.15% +11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21611 20076 25837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.78% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15036 13591 16634
Average daily rate £425 £448 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 407 578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 24 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 2 - -
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 28 (100.00%) Firewall
2 21 (75.00%) Network Security
3 17 (60.71%) CheckPoint
4 13 (46.43%) Banking
4 13 (46.43%) Juniper
5 12 (42.86%) Cisco
5 12 (42.86%) Finance
6 11 (39.29%) LAN
6 11 (39.29%) WAN
7 10 (35.71%) F5
8 8 (28.57%) Investment Banking
8 8 (28.57%) Back Office
8 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
9 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (21.43%) Imperva
10 6 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (14.29%) CCNP
12 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
13 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
13 2 (7.14%) CCNA
13 2 (7.14%) CCSP
13 2 (7.14%) SAN
13 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
13 2 (7.14%) VPN
13 2 (7.14%) Change Management
13 2 (7.14%) OSPF
13 2 (7.14%) McAfee
13 2 (7.14%) BGP

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) Firewall
2 21 (75.00%) Network Security
3 11 (39.29%) LAN
3 11 (39.29%) WAN
4 6 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.14%) VPN
6 2 (7.14%) SAN
6 2 (7.14%) OSPF
6 2 (7.14%) BGP
7 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.57%) IGRP
7 1 (3.57%) FWSM
General
1 13 (46.43%) Banking
2 12 (42.86%) Finance
3 8 (28.57%) Back Office
3 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 8 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
1 1 (3.57%) Solaris
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
2 2 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (3.57%) Migration
3 1 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (3.57%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Perl
1 1 (3.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) CCSP
3 2 (7.14%) CCSE
4 1 (3.57%) JNCIS
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) CCIE
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) CheckPoint
2 13 (46.43%) Juniper
3 12 (42.86%) Cisco
4 10 (35.71%) F5
5 6 (21.43%) Imperva
6 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.14%) McAfee
7 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.57%) AlgoSec