The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Firewall Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall Analyst
UK
Rank 600 605 601
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Analyst 8 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.044% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.047% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 5
Median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £375 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Firewall Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Firewall Analyst in the job title.

Firewall Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Firewall Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall Analyst within the UK.

Firewall Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Firewall Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall Analyst within the UK.

Firewall Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Firewall Analyst
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +23 7 £375 +7.14%
South West +6 3 £375 +7.14%
Bristol -7 3 £375 +7.14%
London +23 1 £413 -21.42%
Edinburgh +21 1 £413 +17.85% 1
South East +20 1 £350 +3.70%
Scotland +19 1 £413 +21.77% 1
East of England +2 1 £400 +60.00%
Essex -3 1 £400 +133.91%
Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 £350 -

Firewall Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Firewall Analyst 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 featuring Firewall Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) CheckPoint
2 11 (61.11%) Network Security
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 6 (33.33%) F5
4 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 5 (27.78%) Demand Management
5 5 (27.78%) SLA
5 5 (27.78%) Banking
6 4 (22.22%) CCSA
6 4 (22.22%) CCSE
6 4 (22.22%) Nokia
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) CISM
8 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 2 (11.11%) LAN
8 2 (11.11%) WAN
8 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 2 (11.11%) PMP
8 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
8 2 (11.11%) Juniper
8 2 (11.11%) CISSP

Firewall Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) Network Security
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (27.78%) Demand Management
3 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
5 2 (11.11%) Network Management
5 2 (11.11%) Network Segmentation
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) SIEM
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCSA
1 4 (22.22%) CCSE
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) CISM
3 2 (11.11%) CISSP
3 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 2 (11.11%) PMP
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) CheckPoint
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) F5
4 4 (22.22%) Nokia
5 2 (11.11%) AlgoSec
5 2 (11.11%) Juniper
5 2 (11.11%) Qualys
5 2 (11.11%) ScanSafe
5 2 (11.11%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.56%) VMware
6 1 (5.56%) WatchGuard