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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank 392 402 401
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 17 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.087% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.094% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 13
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£463 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.02% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £371 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
22473 23388 24374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.79% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15289 16042 15998
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 455 623
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.29 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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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 +34 4 £500 +37.93% 1
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 17 (56.67%) Cisco
4 15 (50.00%) Juniper
5 12 (40.00%) LAN
5 12 (40.00%) Finance
6 10 (33.33%) Back Office
7 9 (30.00%) WAN
7 9 (30.00%) Banking
7 9 (30.00%) Network Security
7 9 (30.00%) F5
8 8 (26.67%) Investment Banking
8 8 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (20.00%) DNS
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 5 (16.67%) IIS
10 5 (16.67%) MS Office
10 5 (16.67%) ITIL
11 4 (13.33%) Nokia
11 4 (13.33%) Clearswift
11 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
11 4 (13.33%) DameWare
11 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
11 4 (13.33%) OpenView
11 4 (13.33%) HP
11 4 (13.33%) ISA Server
11 4 (13.33%) SQL
11 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 4 (13.33%) Windows

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (40.00%) LAN
3 9 (30.00%) WAN
3 9 (30.00%) Network Security
4 8 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (20.00%) DNS
6 4 (13.33%) IPv4
6 4 (13.33%) DHCP
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (10.00%) IPsec
8 2 (6.67%) SSL
8 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (6.67%) BIG-IP
9 1 (3.33%) SSH
9 1 (3.33%) Ethereal
9 1 (3.33%) NAS
9 1 (3.33%) tcpdump
9 1 (3.33%) snoop
9 1 (3.33%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Back Office
3 9 (30.00%) Banking
4 8 (26.67%) Investment Banking
5 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.33%) Advertising
6 1 (3.33%) Publishing
6 1 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
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%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) Network Design
5 1 (3.33%) Fund Management
5 1 (3.33%) Wealth Management
5 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.33%) Service 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%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) CCNP
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) JNCIS
3 1 (3.33%) JNCIP
3 1 (3.33%) JNCIE
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) DameWare
1 4 (13.33%) OpenView
1 4 (13.33%) OVSD
2 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) CheckPoint
2 17 (56.67%) Cisco
3 15 (50.00%) Juniper
4 9 (30.00%) F5
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.33%) Nokia
6 4 (13.33%) Clearswift
6 4 (13.33%) HP
6 4 (13.33%) IBM
6 4 (13.33%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.67%) McAfee
7 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.33%) Aruba
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle
8 1 (3.33%) NetIQ
8 1 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (3.33%) CA
8 1 (3.33%) Mitel
8 1 (3.33%) Radware
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