The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Firewall Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall Engineer
England / South East
Rank 225 238 243
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 15 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 5
Median daily rate £400 £394 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £254 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £449 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +73.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6677 7869 8681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.32% 94.23% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3859 4632 4696
Median daily rate £401 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 416 419
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £54.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Firewall Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Firewall Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Firewall Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Firewall Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Firewall Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Firewall Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Firewall Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 January 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
Hampshire +16 10 £400 +3.22%
Surrey - 3 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £350 -
Middlesex - 1 £388 -
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 South East region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Firewall
2 32 (88.89%) Cisco
3 23 (63.89%) CheckPoint
3 23 (63.89%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (58.33%) LAN
5 18 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (47.22%) WAN
7 12 (33.33%) CCNP
7 12 (33.33%) VoIP
7 12 (33.33%) Network Security
8 11 (30.56%) Wireless
9 10 (27.78%) CCNA
9 10 (27.78%) VPN
9 10 (27.78%) DNS
10 9 (25.00%) SSL
10 9 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (22.22%) F5
11 8 (22.22%) Internet
12 7 (19.44%) CCVP
13 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
13 6 (16.67%) Change Management
14 5 (13.89%) OSPF
14 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
14 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
15 4 (11.11%) Palo Alto
15 4 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 4 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 4 (11.11%) Juniper
15 4 (11.11%) Finance
16 3 (8.33%) Blue Coat

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (100.00%) Firewall
2 23 (63.89%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (58.33%) LAN
4 17 (47.22%) WAN
5 12 (33.33%) Network Security
5 12 (33.33%) VoIP
6 11 (30.56%) Wireless
7 10 (27.78%) DNS
7 10 (27.78%) VPN
8 9 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (25.00%) SSL
9 8 (22.22%) Internet
10 5 (13.89%) OSPF
11 4 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (8.33%) DHCP
12 3 (8.33%) MPLS
13 2 (5.56%) BIG-IP
13 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
13 2 (5.56%) VPLS
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (8.33%) Capacity Management
2 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (8.33%) ITIL
2 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (8.33%) SIEM
3 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (2.78%) Change Control
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Security
4 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.78%) Information Security
4 1 (2.78%) Migration
4 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.78%) Network Management
4 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.78%) Security Patching
4 1 (2.78%) Service Management
4 1 (2.78%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (33.33%) CCNP
3 10 (27.78%) CCNA
4 7 (19.44%) CCVP
5 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
5 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) CCSA
6 1 (2.78%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 32 (88.89%) Cisco
2 23 (63.89%) CheckPoint
3 8 (22.22%) F5
4 4 (11.11%) Juniper
4 4 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 3 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 3 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.56%) Aruba
6 2 (5.56%) Nokia
6 2 (5.56%) TippingPoint
7 1 (2.78%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.78%) Cyberoam
7 1 (2.78%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (2.78%) FireEye
7 1 (2.78%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.78%) Meraki
7 1 (2.78%) NetApp
7 1 (2.78%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.78%) Tufin
7 1 (2.78%) VMware