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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall Engineer
England / London
Rank 378 389 368
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 25 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 26
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £331 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £513 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £369 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.08% +11.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +22.83%

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
18436 19902 19695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 95.17% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13175 13974 14026
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 313 343
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 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
City of London -5 9 £450 -14.28% 3
Croydon -9 1 £450 -
Twickenham - 1 £425 -
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 London region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Firewall
2 36 (72.00%) Cisco
3 30 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 22 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (42.00%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (40.00%) Network Security
6 20 (40.00%) Finance
7 19 (38.00%) CCNP
8 15 (30.00%) Palo Alto
9 13 (26.00%) VMware
10 12 (24.00%) Windows
10 12 (24.00%) Data Centre
11 11 (22.00%) Migration
11 11 (22.00%) Juniper
11 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
11 11 (22.00%) CCNA
12 10 (20.00%) Banking
13 9 (18.00%) VPN
13 9 (18.00%) MPLS
13 9 (18.00%) BGP
14 8 (16.00%) OSPF
15 7 (14.00%) F5
15 7 (14.00%) HSRP
15 7 (14.00%) ITIL
16 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
16 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
16 6 (12.00%) Linux
16 6 (12.00%) CCIE
16 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
16 6 (12.00%) Change Management

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 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (100.00%) Firewall
2 21 (42.00%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (40.00%) Network Security
4 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (18.00%) BGP
5 9 (18.00%) MPLS
5 9 (18.00%) VPN
6 8 (16.00%) OSPF
7 7 (14.00%) HSRP
8 5 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (10.00%) Internet
8 5 (10.00%) VLAN
8 5 (10.00%) VRRP
9 4 (8.00%) Frame Relay
9 4 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (8.00%) PPP
9 4 (8.00%) WAN
9 4 (8.00%) Wireless
10 3 (6.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) NHS
4 2 (4.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.00%) iPad
5 1 (2.00%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.00%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Migration
2 7 (14.00%) ITIL
3 6 (12.00%) Change Management
4 5 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (8.00%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (6.00%) Network Design
7 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.00%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.00%) Network Management
7 2 (4.00%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.00%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (4.00%) Security Operations
7 2 (4.00%) SIEM
8 1 (2.00%) DDoS Mitigation
8 1 (2.00%) Service Design
8 1 (2.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (38.00%) CCNP
3 11 (22.00%) CCNA
4 6 (12.00%) CCIE
5 5 (10.00%) CCSE
5 5 (10.00%) CCSP
5 5 (10.00%) Degree
6 4 (8.00%) CCMSE
6 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (6.00%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (6.00%) MCSE
7 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.00%) GCIH
8 2 (4.00%) GIAC
8 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.00%) CCDP
9 1 (2.00%) CCSA
9 1 (2.00%) CEH
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HAProxy
1 2 (4.00%) WMI
1 2 (4.00%) WSUS
2 1 (2.00%) Cacti
2 1 (2.00%) Nagios
2 1 (2.00%) Pingdom
2 1 (2.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 36 (72.00%) Cisco
2 30 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 15 (30.00%) Palo Alto
4 13 (26.00%) VMware
5 11 (22.00%) Juniper
6 7 (14.00%) F5
7 6 (12.00%) Meraki
7 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.00%) Lumension
9 3 (6.00%) HP
9 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.00%) Tufin
10 2 (4.00%) Blue Coat
10 2 (4.00%) EMC
10 2 (4.00%) HEAT Software
11 1 (2.00%) Citrix
11 1 (2.00%) FireEye
11 1 (2.00%) Intel Security
11 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
11 1 (2.00%) Splunk