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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall Engineer
England / South East
Rank 211 227 261
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 16 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.22% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.23% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 3
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £437 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.28% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.75

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
6992 8201 9076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.56% 94.46% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4073 4985 4859
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 393 429
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.11 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +8 9 £463 +32.14% 1
Surrey +13 3 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £381 -
Oxfordshire -2 1 £400 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £388 -
Firewall Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 29 (100.00%) Firewall
2 24 (82.76%) Cisco
3 19 (65.52%) CheckPoint
4 18 (62.07%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (41.38%) LAN
7 11 (37.93%) WAN
8 10 (34.48%) CCNA
8 10 (34.48%) Network Security
9 8 (27.59%) F5
10 7 (24.14%) Wireless
10 7 (24.14%) CCNP
10 7 (24.14%) VoIP
11 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
11 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
11 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
12 5 (17.24%) SIEM
12 5 (17.24%) MPLS
13 4 (13.79%) Juniper
13 4 (13.79%) VPN
13 4 (13.79%) DNS
13 4 (13.79%) ITIL
13 4 (13.79%) Finance
13 4 (13.79%) Fortinet
14 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
14 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
14 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
14 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
14 3 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) Firewall
2 18 (62.07%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (41.38%) LAN
4 11 (37.93%) WAN
5 10 (34.48%) Network Security
6 7 (24.14%) VoIP
6 7 (24.14%) Wireless
7 5 (17.24%) MPLS
8 4 (13.79%) DNS
8 4 (13.79%) VPN
9 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (10.34%) DHCP
9 3 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (10.34%) OSPF
10 2 (6.90%) BIG-IP
10 2 (6.90%) SSL
10 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
10 2 (6.90%) VPLS
10 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) SIEM
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
3 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.90%) Network Management
4 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Security
5 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (34.48%) CCNA
3 7 (24.14%) CCNP
4 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
4 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) CCSA
5 1 (3.45%) CCSE
5 1 (3.45%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Cisco
2 19 (65.52%) CheckPoint
3 8 (27.59%) F5
4 4 (13.79%) Fortinet
4 4 (13.79%) Juniper
5 3 (10.34%) Blue Coat
5 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.90%) Aruba
6 2 (6.90%) Nokia
6 2 (6.90%) Riverbed
6 2 (6.90%) TippingPoint
7 1 (3.45%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (3.45%) Brocade
7 1 (3.45%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.45%) Tufin
7 1 (3.45%) VMware