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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall Engineer
England / London
Rank 386 400 376
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 16 15 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.070% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.074% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 29
Median daily rate £475 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £335 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.75

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
18338 20387 20346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.08% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13144 14440 14336
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 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 307 340
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 - 6 £525 - 2
Twickenham - 1 £425 -
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 43 (100.00%) Firewall
2 32 (74.42%) Cisco
3 26 (60.47%) CheckPoint
4 19 (44.19%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (44.19%) Network Security
4 19 (44.19%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (41.86%) Finance
6 17 (39.53%) CCNP
7 13 (30.23%) Palo Alto
8 12 (27.91%) Juniper
9 9 (20.93%) CCNA
9 9 (20.93%) VMware
10 8 (18.60%) Windows
10 8 (18.60%) MPLS
10 8 (18.60%) Data Centre
11 7 (16.28%) BGP
11 7 (16.28%) Migration
11 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
11 7 (16.28%) VPN
11 7 (16.28%) Banking
12 6 (13.95%) CCSE
12 6 (13.95%) ITIL
12 6 (13.95%) CCSP
12 6 (13.95%) Wireless
12 6 (13.95%) OSPF
12 6 (13.95%) HSRP
12 6 (13.95%) F5
12 6 (13.95%) CCMSE
13 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
13 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability 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 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (100.00%) Firewall
2 19 (44.19%) Cisco ASA
2 19 (44.19%) Network Security
3 8 (18.60%) MPLS
4 7 (16.28%) BGP
4 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
4 7 (16.28%) VPN
5 6 (13.95%) HSRP
5 6 (13.95%) OSPF
5 6 (13.95%) Wireless
6 5 (11.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (11.63%) WAN
7 4 (9.30%) Internet
7 4 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (9.30%) LAN
7 4 (9.30%) VLAN
7 4 (9.30%) VRRP
8 3 (6.98%) DNS
8 3 (6.98%) PPP
8 3 (6.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) EMC VNX
2 2 (4.65%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.33%) iPad
3 1 (2.33%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (2.33%) Streaming Media
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Migration
2 6 (13.95%) ITIL
3 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
4 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.98%) Network Design
5 3 (6.98%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (4.65%) Change Management
6 2 (4.65%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.65%) Security Operations
6 2 (4.65%) SIEM
7 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (2.33%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.33%) Network Management
7 1 (2.33%) Network Planning
7 1 (2.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 1 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (39.53%) CCNP
3 9 (20.93%) CCNA
4 6 (13.95%) CCMSE
4 6 (13.95%) CCSE
4 6 (13.95%) CCSP
5 4 (9.30%) CCIE
5 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
5 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.98%) Degree
7 2 (4.65%) GCIH
7 2 (4.65%) GIAC
8 1 (2.33%) CCDP
8 1 (2.33%) CCSA
8 1 (2.33%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.33%) MCSE
8 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Forum Sentry
1 2 (4.65%) HAProxy
1 2 (4.65%) WMI
1 2 (4.65%) WSUS
2 1 (2.33%) Cacti
2 1 (2.33%) Nagios
2 1 (2.33%) Pingdom
2 1 (2.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) Cisco
2 26 (60.47%) CheckPoint
3 13 (30.23%) Palo Alto
4 12 (27.91%) Juniper
5 9 (20.93%) VMware
6 6 (13.95%) F5
7 5 (11.63%) Meraki
8 4 (9.30%) Lumension
9 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.98%) Tufin
10 2 (4.65%) Aruba
10 2 (4.65%) Blue Coat
10 2 (4.65%) EMC
10 2 (4.65%) Forcepoint
10 2 (4.65%) HEAT Software
10 2 (4.65%) HP
11 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.33%) Qualys
11 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow