The table below looks at the statistics for the Firewall Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.40% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £305 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.01% -9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
222 231 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 89.16% 88.85% 92.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 136 113
Average daily rate £350 £425 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £291 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £17.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall Engineer in the job title across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Firewall Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Firewall Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Firewall Engineer
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 1 (100.00%) F5