The table below looks at the statistics for the Firewall Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank 141 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.031% - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £305 £338
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
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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 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3073 2019 2778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.80% 92.15% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2014 1287 1558
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 183 238
Average hourly rate £21.25 £15.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.65 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Firewall Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Firewall Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Firewall Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Firewall Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Firewall Engineer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Firewall Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Firewall Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) IKE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 1 (33.33%) BT
3 1 (33.33%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Firewall Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Firewall Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) IKE
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CCSA
1 1 (33.33%) CCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) F5