The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank 403 413 380
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 17 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.069% 0.084% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.090% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 23
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£425 £340 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Firewall Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +28 3 - -
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (100.00%) Firewall
2 19 (63.33%) CheckPoint
3 18 (60.00%) Cisco
4 14 (46.67%) Juniper
5 11 (36.67%) Finance
6 10 (33.33%) F5
7 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (30.00%) LAN
8 8 (26.67%) DNS
9 7 (23.33%) WAN
9 7 (23.33%) Network Security
9 7 (23.33%) Back Office
10 6 (20.00%) Fortinet
11 5 (16.67%) Investment Banking
11 5 (16.67%) IPsec
11 5 (16.67%) Banking
11 5 (16.67%) Nokia
11 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 5 (16.67%) IIS
11 5 (16.67%) MS Office
11 5 (16.67%) ITIL
12 4 (13.33%) SQL
12 4 (13.33%) Windows
12 4 (13.33%) Windows 2000
12 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
12 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
12 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
12 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
12 4 (13.33%) IBM
12 4 (13.33%) DHCP

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.67%) IIS
2 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (30.00%) LAN
3 8 (26.67%) DNS
4 7 (23.33%) WAN
4 7 (23.33%) Network Security
5 5 (16.67%) IPsec
6 4 (13.33%) DHCP
6 4 (13.33%) IPv4
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (10.00%) Junos
7 3 (10.00%) VPN
7 3 (10.00%) SSL
8 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (6.67%) OSPF
8 2 (6.67%) BGP
8 2 (6.67%) NetScreen
8 2 (6.67%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Back Office
3 5 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 5 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Advertising
5 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Statistics
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
1 4 (13.33%) Windows 2000
1 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.33%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.33%) Network Management
5 1 (3.33%) Fund Management
5 1 (3.33%) Wealth Management
5 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.33%) Network Design
5 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) CCNP
2 2 (6.67%) CCNA
2 2 (6.67%) JNCIP
2 2 (6.67%) JNCIE
3 1 (3.33%) JNCIS
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) CCVP
3 1 (3.33%) CCIE
3 1 (3.33%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) OpenView
1 4 (13.33%) OVSD
1 4 (13.33%) DameWare
2 2 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.33%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) CheckPoint
2 18 (60.00%) Cisco
3 14 (46.67%) Juniper
4 10 (33.33%) F5
5 6 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 5 (16.67%) Nokia
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.33%) IBM
7 4 (13.33%) HP
7 4 (13.33%) Clearswift
8 3 (10.00%) Blue Coat
9 2 (6.67%) Aruba
10 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
10 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
10 1 (3.33%) TippingPoint
10 1 (3.33%) 3Com
10 1 (3.33%) Mitel
10 1 (3.33%) Dell
10 1 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (3.33%) CA