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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 154 155 136
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.055% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.058% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Median daily rate £325 £250 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 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
3676 3472 2906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.62% 94.71% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2212 1949 1561
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 203 192
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.61 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Firewall Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 May 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
Cheshire - 6 £325 -
Manchester -7 2 £363 +45.00% 1
Merseyside - 2 £400 -
Firewall Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco
3 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (58.82%) CCNP
4 10 (58.82%) BGP
4 10 (58.82%) WAN
5 9 (52.94%) VoIP
5 9 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (47.06%) OSPF
6 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
7 7 (41.18%) VPN
7 7 (41.18%) EIGRP
7 7 (41.18%) Network Security
8 6 (35.29%) Juniper
9 5 (29.41%) DNS
9 5 (29.41%) LAN
9 5 (29.41%) JNCIA
9 5 (29.41%) SNMP
9 5 (29.41%) Wireless
9 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
10 4 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (23.53%) Finance
10 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
10 4 (23.53%) Fortinet
10 4 (23.53%) SSH
10 4 (23.53%) SMTP
10 4 (23.53%) DHCP
10 4 (23.53%) FTP
10 4 (23.53%) HTTP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) BGP
2 10 (58.82%) WAN
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (52.94%) VoIP
4 8 (47.06%) OSPF
4 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
5 7 (41.18%) EIGRP
5 7 (41.18%) Network Security
5 7 (41.18%) VPN
6 5 (29.41%) DNS
6 5 (29.41%) LAN
6 5 (29.41%) SNMP
6 5 (29.41%) Wireless
7 4 (23.53%) DHCP
7 4 (23.53%) FTP
7 4 (23.53%) HTTP
7 4 (23.53%) SMTP
7 4 (23.53%) TACACS
7 4 (23.53%) Telnet
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Automotive
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Statistics
2 2 (11.76%) IVR
3 1 (5.88%) Health Informatics
3 1 (5.88%) Informatics
3 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
2 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (17.65%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (17.65%) Web Filtering
4 2 (11.76%) Coaching
4 2 (11.76%) Security Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
1 2 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (58.82%) CCNP
3 5 (29.41%) JNCIA
4 3 (17.65%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) vCloud
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Juniper
3 4 (23.53%) Fortinet
4 3 (17.65%) Nortel
4 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
5 2 (11.76%) Aruba
5 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
6 1 (5.88%) VMware