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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 221 247 257
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 18 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.28% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.30% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 5
Median daily rate £400 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.29% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £339 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £369 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.08% +11.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.42%
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
7241 9001 9283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.46% 94.86% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4207 5215 5077
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 509 509
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.23 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Hampshire +25 11 £394 +1.61%
Buckinghamshire +20 3 £475 +35.71%
Berkshire +7 2 £438 -0.51%
Middlesex -2 2 £406 -9.72%
Firewall Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 44 (93.62%) Cisco
3 31 (65.96%) Cisco ASA
4 30 (63.83%) CheckPoint
5 27 (57.45%) LAN
6 22 (46.81%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (44.68%) WAN
8 19 (40.43%) Network Security
9 16 (34.04%) CCNP
9 16 (34.04%) Wireless
10 15 (31.91%) VoIP
11 13 (27.66%) CCNA
12 12 (25.53%) DNS
12 12 (25.53%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (23.40%) SSL
14 10 (21.28%) VPN
15 9 (19.15%) Internet
15 9 (19.15%) FortiGate
16 8 (17.02%) Fortinet
16 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
16 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
17 7 (14.89%) F5
17 7 (14.89%) Change Management
17 7 (14.89%) CCVP
18 6 (12.77%) Palo Alto
18 6 (12.77%) Load Balancing
19 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
19 5 (10.64%) OSPF
20 4 (8.51%) MPLS
20 4 (8.51%) 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (100.00%) Firewall
2 31 (65.96%) Cisco ASA
3 27 (57.45%) LAN
4 21 (44.68%) WAN
5 19 (40.43%) Network Security
6 16 (34.04%) Wireless
7 15 (31.91%) VoIP
8 12 (25.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (25.53%) DNS
9 11 (23.40%) SSL
10 10 (21.28%) VPN
11 9 (19.15%) Internet
12 5 (10.64%) OSPF
13 4 (8.51%) Cisco PIX
13 4 (8.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 4 (8.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (8.51%) MPLS
14 3 (6.38%) DHCP
14 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
15 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
General
1 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) Change Management
2 6 (12.77%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.38%) Capacity Management
3 3 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.26%) Email Filtering
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL
4 2 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.26%) SIEM
4 2 (4.26%) Web Filtering
5 1 (2.13%) Change Control
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Security
5 1 (2.13%) Information Security
5 1 (2.13%) Migration
5 1 (2.13%) Network Design
5 1 (2.13%) Network Management
5 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.13%) Project Management
5 1 (2.13%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (34.04%) CCNP
3 13 (27.66%) CCNA
4 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
4 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
5 7 (14.89%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 44 (93.62%) Cisco
2 30 (63.83%) CheckPoint
3 8 (17.02%) Fortinet
4 7 (14.89%) F5
5 6 (12.77%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.38%) AlgoSec
6 3 (6.38%) Dell
6 3 (6.38%) Tufin
7 2 (4.26%) Aruba
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix
7 2 (4.26%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (4.26%) Juniper
8 1 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.13%) Cyberoam
8 1 (2.13%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (2.13%) HP
8 1 (2.13%) Meraki
8 1 (2.13%) NetApp
8 1 (2.13%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.13%) VMware