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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 402 389 397
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 25 35 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 22
Median daily rate £356 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £284 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £369 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.08% +11.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.42%
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
20369 21455 22394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 95.10% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14568 15175 16149
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 346 436
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
City of London -5 5 £425 +7.93% 3
Croydon -19 1 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £363 -
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 55 (100.00%) Firewall
2 41 (74.55%) Cisco
3 33 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 28 (50.91%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (41.82%) CCNP
6 19 (34.55%) Finance
7 17 (30.91%) Network Security
8 16 (29.09%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (27.27%) Palo Alto
10 13 (23.64%) Migration
11 12 (21.82%) CCNA
11 12 (21.82%) Windows
11 12 (21.82%) VMware
11 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
12 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 11 (20.00%) Juniper
13 10 (18.18%) VPN
14 9 (16.36%) BGP
14 9 (16.36%) Banking
15 8 (14.55%) MPLS
15 8 (14.55%) OSPF
15 8 (14.55%) ITIL
16 7 (12.73%) F5
16 7 (12.73%) CCIE
17 6 (10.91%) Change Management
17 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
17 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
17 6 (10.91%) MS Exchange
17 6 (10.91%) Linux
17 6 (10.91%) Cisco IOS

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 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (10.91%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.64%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (30.91%) Network Security
3 16 (29.09%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (18.18%) VPN
6 9 (16.36%) BGP
7 8 (14.55%) MPLS
7 8 (14.55%) OSPF
8 6 (10.91%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (10.91%) HSRP
9 5 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (9.09%) Internet
9 5 (9.09%) LAN
9 5 (9.09%) VLAN
9 5 (9.09%) VoIP
9 5 (9.09%) WAN
10 4 (7.27%) DMZ
10 4 (7.27%) PPP
10 4 (7.27%) VRRP
10 4 (7.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (34.55%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) NHS
4 2 (3.64%) Clustering
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.82%) iPad
5 1 (1.82%) PKI
5 1 (1.82%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Linux
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Migration
2 8 (14.55%) ITIL
3 6 (10.91%) Change Management
4 4 (7.27%) Data Analysis
4 4 (7.27%) Network Design
4 4 (7.27%) Network Management
4 4 (7.27%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.45%) Service Design
5 3 (5.45%) SIEM
5 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
5 3 (5.45%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.64%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.64%) Network Planning
6 2 (3.64%) Patch Management
6 2 (3.64%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (50.91%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (41.82%) CCNP
3 12 (21.82%) CCNA
4 7 (12.73%) CCIE
5 6 (10.91%) Degree
6 5 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 4 (7.27%) CCSE
8 3 (5.45%) CCSP
8 3 (5.45%) MCSE
8 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (3.64%) GCIH
9 2 (3.64%) GIAC
9 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.82%) CCSA
10 1 (1.82%) CEH
10 1 (1.82%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.82%) JNCIP
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.82%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.64%) HAProxy
2 2 (3.64%) WMI
2 2 (3.64%) WSUS
3 1 (1.82%) Cacti
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.82%) Nagios
3 1 (1.82%) OpenView
Vendors
1 41 (74.55%) Cisco
2 33 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 15 (27.27%) Palo Alto
4 12 (21.82%) VMware
5 11 (20.00%) Juniper
6 7 (12.73%) F5
7 6 (10.91%) Meraki
7 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
8 4 (7.27%) HP
9 3 (5.45%) Lumension
9 3 (5.45%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.45%) Tufin
10 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.64%) EMC
10 2 (3.64%) HEAT Software
11 1 (1.82%) CA
11 1 (1.82%) Citrix
11 1 (1.82%) Forcepoint
11 1 (1.82%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.82%) Intel Security