The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Firewall Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 146 156 126
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 7 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.026% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.027% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £375 £213 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -20.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £288
% change year-on-year
- +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +74.19%
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3470 3637 2924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.83% 95.01% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2156 2141 1584
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 190 193
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +0.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.39 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Firewall Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Firewall Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Firewall Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Firewall Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Firewall Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Manchester +2 5 £375 +76.47%
Cheshire - 1 - -
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 North West region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (68.75%) CCNP
5 9 (56.25%) BGP
5 9 (56.25%) WAN
6 8 (50.00%) EIGRP
7 7 (43.75%) OSPF
7 7 (43.75%) Juniper
7 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
8 6 (37.50%) VoIP
8 6 (37.50%) JNCIA
9 5 (31.25%) Network Security
9 5 (31.25%) DNS
9 5 (31.25%) CCNA
9 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (25.00%) Nortel
10 4 (25.00%) LAN
10 4 (25.00%) Finance
11 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
11 3 (18.75%) SNMP
11 3 (18.75%) VPN
11 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
11 3 (18.75%) IGRP
11 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
12 2 (12.50%) Kaspersky
12 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
12 2 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
12 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (12.50%) F5

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) BGP
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
3 8 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 7 (43.75%) OSPF
4 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 6 (37.50%) VoIP
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (31.25%) DNS
6 5 (31.25%) Network Security
7 4 (25.00%) LAN
8 3 (18.75%) IGRP
8 3 (18.75%) SNMP
8 3 (18.75%) VPN
9 2 (12.50%) DHCP
9 2 (12.50%) DMZ
9 2 (12.50%) PBX
9 2 (12.50%) SMTP
9 2 (12.50%) TACACS
9 2 (12.50%) Telnet
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) IVR
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.25%) Health Informatics
2 1 (6.25%) Informatics
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (12.50%) Network Design
2 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) Security Management
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (6.25%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (68.75%) CCNP
3 6 (37.50%) JNCIA
4 5 (31.25%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) vCloud
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Juniper
3 4 (25.00%) Nortel
4 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
5 2 (12.50%) F5
5 2 (12.50%) Kaspersky
5 2 (12.50%) Splunk
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
6 1 (6.25%) VMware