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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 247 248 230
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 27 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.14% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 13
Median daily rate £375 £313 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £180 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £388 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -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 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
8849 8817 8437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.10% 94.64% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5335 4936 4622
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 £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 423 464
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 2016.

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 27 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
Berkshire 0 9 £243 -11.81%
Surrey -1 8 £430 +47.00%
Hampshire -2 6 £375 -1.63%
Kent -14 1 £325 +80.55%
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Firewall Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) Firewall
2 38 (80.85%) Cisco
3 23 (48.94%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (44.68%) Network Security
4 21 (44.68%) CCNA
5 20 (42.55%) Security Cleared
6 19 (40.43%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (40.43%) SC Cleared
6 19 (40.43%) LAN
7 18 (38.30%) WAN
8 15 (31.91%) CheckPoint
8 15 (31.91%) Wireless
9 13 (27.66%) VoIP
10 10 (21.28%) CCNP
10 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
11 9 (19.15%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (17.02%) FortiGate
13 7 (14.89%) Palo Alto
13 7 (14.89%) IP Telephony
13 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
13 7 (14.89%) VPN
14 6 (12.77%) Windows
14 6 (12.77%) Citrix
14 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
15 5 (10.64%) VLAN
15 5 (10.64%) Fortinet
15 5 (10.64%) Linux
15 5 (10.64%) DNS
15 5 (10.64%) SIEM
16 4 (8.51%) AlgoSec

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:

Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) PaaS
1 3 (6.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (100.00%) Firewall
2 21 (44.68%) Network Security
3 19 (40.43%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (40.43%) LAN
4 18 (38.30%) WAN
5 15 (31.91%) Wireless
6 13 (27.66%) VoIP
7 9 (19.15%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (14.89%) IP Telephony
8 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
8 7 (14.89%) VPN
9 5 (10.64%) DNS
9 5 (10.64%) VLAN
10 4 (8.51%) IPsec
10 4 (8.51%) MPLS
11 3 (6.38%) DHCP
11 3 (6.38%) Wireshark
12 2 (4.26%) BGP
12 2 (4.26%) OSPF
13 1 (2.13%) NetScreen
General
1 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) CGI
2 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.64%) SIEM
2 3 (6.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (6.38%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (4.26%) Change Control
3 2 (4.26%) ITIL
4 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.13%) Migration
4 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 23 (48.94%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (44.68%) CCNA
3 20 (42.55%) Security Cleared
4 19 (40.43%) SC Cleared
5 10 (21.28%) CCNP
6 3 (6.38%) CCA
6 3 (6.38%) CCIE
6 3 (6.38%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (4.26%) CCSE
8 1 (2.13%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) XenApp
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.13%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 38 (80.85%) Cisco
2 15 (31.91%) CheckPoint
3 7 (14.89%) Palo Alto
4 6 (12.77%) Citrix
5 5 (10.64%) Fortinet
6 4 (8.51%) AlgoSec
6 4 (8.51%) Juniper
6 4 (8.51%) Tufin
7 3 (6.38%) Huawei
7 3 (6.38%) Meraki
8 2 (4.26%) IronPort
8 2 (4.26%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.13%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (2.13%) Aruba
9 1 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (2.13%) F5
9 1 (2.13%) Foundry
9 1 (2.13%) IBM