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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Analyst
Rank 638 653 613
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Analyst 12 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.003% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.004% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 15
Median daily rate £338 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £325 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Firewall Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 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 25 August 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
England +4 12 £338 +3.84% 3
North West +13 4 £523 +60.76%
South East - 4 £338 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £338 -
East of England - 3 £350 - 1
Manchester -2 2 £523 +60.76%
Essex - 2 £400 -
London -13 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £300 -

Firewall Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (43.48%) CheckPoint
3 8 (34.78%) Network Security
4 7 (30.43%) F5
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco
5 6 (26.09%) VPN
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (17.39%) CCSE
7 4 (17.39%) CCSA
7 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
8 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.04%) Linux
9 2 (8.70%) ITIL
9 2 (8.70%) Windows
9 2 (8.70%) SLA
9 2 (8.70%) Broadband
9 2 (8.70%) ISDN
9 2 (8.70%) WAN
9 2 (8.70%) IPv4
9 2 (8.70%) CCNP
9 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
9 2 (8.70%) Wireless
9 2 (8.70%) Juniper
9 2 (8.70%) Nokia
9 2 (8.70%) EMV
9 2 (8.70%) OSPF
9 2 (8.70%) BGP
9 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
9 2 (8.70%) EIGRP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (34.78%) Network Security
3 6 (26.09%) VPN
4 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.70%) BGP
5 2 (8.70%) Broadband
5 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
5 2 (8.70%) IPv4
5 2 (8.70%) ISDN
5 2 (8.70%) OSPF
5 2 (8.70%) tcpdump
5 2 (8.70%) VLAN
5 2 (8.70%) WAN
5 2 (8.70%) Wireless
5 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) EMV
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
1 2 (8.70%) Demand Management
1 2 (8.70%) Digital Forensics
1 2 (8.70%) Information Security
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL
1 2 (8.70%) Migration
1 2 (8.70%) Network Design
1 2 (8.70%) Network Management
1 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
1 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
1 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (4.35%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (4.35%) Logistics
2 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
2 1 (4.35%) SIEM
2 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) CCSA
2 4 (17.39%) CCSE
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) CCNP
4 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) CASP
5 1 (4.35%) CCIE
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) CISSP
5 1 (4.35%) CSSLP
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) EnCase
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) CheckPoint
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco
2 7 (30.43%) F5
3 2 (8.70%) ArcSight
3 2 (8.70%) Juniper
3 2 (8.70%) Nokia
3 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
3 2 (8.70%) Rapid7
3 2 (8.70%) Splunk
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) LogRhythm
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Proofpoint