The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Firewall Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 102 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.054% 0.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £300 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 -
Firewall Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1742 1606 1316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.83% 95.20% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1011 843 686
Median daily rate £388 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 61 65
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.34 £10.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.45 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Firewall Engineer in the job title.

Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Firewall Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall Engineer across the Manchester region.

Firewall Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Firewall Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall Engineer across the Manchester region.

Firewall Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Manchester region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) VoIP
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) SSL
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Aruba
5 2 (33.33%) FWSM
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (33.33%) Coaching
5 2 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
5 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
5 2 (33.33%) Web Filtering
5 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) SMTP
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) FTP
5 2 (33.33%) HTTP

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) VoIP
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) SSL
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) BGP
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) FTP
5 2 (33.33%) HTTP
5 2 (33.33%) OSPF
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) SMTP
5 2 (33.33%) SNMP
5 2 (33.33%) TACACS
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Coaching
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (33.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Aruba
2 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) F5
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