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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 409 392 398
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 24 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 18
Average daily rate £400 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.25 -
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
21798 21233 22125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15763 14581 15377
Average daily rate £463 £446 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 379 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Twickenham - 4 £400 -
City of London +36 3 £425 +19.29% 1
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 43 (100.00%) Firewall
2 33 (76.74%) Cisco
3 20 (46.51%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (41.86%) VPN
5 17 (39.53%) CCNP
6 14 (32.56%) Network Security
6 14 (32.56%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (30.23%) WAN
8 12 (27.91%) CheckPoint
8 12 (27.91%) LAN
9 11 (25.58%) Migration
10 10 (23.26%) Wireless
10 10 (23.26%) VoIP
10 10 (23.26%) Palo Alto
11 9 (20.93%) Juniper
11 9 (20.93%) CCNA
11 9 (20.93%) Finance
11 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
12 8 (18.60%) Windows
13 7 (16.28%) FortiGate
14 6 (13.95%) Aruba
14 6 (13.95%) OSPF
14 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (11.63%) Cisco Wireless
15 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
15 5 (11.63%) BGP
15 5 (11.63%) MPLS
15 5 (11.63%) Forcepoint
15 5 (11.63%) DNS
15 5 (11.63%) Fortinet

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (2.33%) Apache
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.33%) IIS
1 1 (2.33%) JBoss
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (2.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (100.00%) Firewall
2 18 (41.86%) VPN
3 14 (32.56%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (32.56%) Network Security
4 13 (30.23%) WAN
5 12 (27.91%) LAN
6 10 (23.26%) VoIP
6 10 (23.26%) Wireless
7 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
8 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (13.95%) OSPF
9 5 (11.63%) BGP
9 5 (11.63%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (11.63%) DNS
9 5 (11.63%) MPLS
10 3 (6.98%) EIGRP
10 3 (6.98%) HSRP
10 3 (6.98%) Internet
10 3 (6.98%) NetScaler
10 3 (6.98%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Legal
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.33%) Local Government
3 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) Middleware
1 1 (2.33%) RESTful
1 1 (2.33%) XML
1 1 (2.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.33%) iPad
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.98%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Migration
2 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (6.98%) Patch Management
3 3 (6.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL
4 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.33%) Information Security
5 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.33%) Network Packet Analysis
5 1 (2.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.33%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.33%) Security Operations
5 1 (2.33%) Security Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Server Building
5 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.33%) Service Management
5 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Java
1 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (39.53%) CCNP
3 9 (20.93%) CCNA
4 4 (9.30%) CCIE
5 2 (4.65%) CISM
5 2 (4.65%) CISSP
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) GSEC
6 1 (2.33%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) COBIT
1 1 (2.33%) ISO27002
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Snort
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.33%) Proventia
2 1 (2.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 33 (76.74%) Cisco
2 12 (27.91%) CheckPoint
3 10 (23.26%) Palo Alto
4 9 (20.93%) Juniper
5 6 (13.95%) Aruba
6 5 (11.63%) Forcepoint
6 5 (11.63%) Fortinet
6 5 (11.63%) Mitel
7 3 (6.98%) Citrix
7 3 (6.98%) F5
7 3 (6.98%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.65%) VMware
9 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.33%) Sourcefire
9 1 (2.33%) Tufin