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 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Analyst
Rank 611 646 631
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Analyst 9 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.020% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.021% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 5
Median daily rate £350 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +1.30%
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
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 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
England +11 9 £350 -26.31%
South East +24 3 £338 -28.94%
Berkshire +7 3 £338 -28.94%
London -11 2 £319 -32.89%
East Midlands - 2 £350 -
Northampton - 2 £350 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £350 -
Bristol - 1 £375 -
Birmingham - 1 £363 -
South West - 1 £375 -
West Midlands - 1 £363 -
City of London - 1 £275 -

Firewall Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (50.00%) Network Security
4 6 (30.00%) CCSE
4 6 (30.00%) Banking
4 6 (30.00%) CCSA
5 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) Juniper
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 4 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (15.00%) CISSP
6 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.00%) VPN
6 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (15.00%) Degree
7 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
7 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
7 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (10.00%) Office 365
7 2 (10.00%) Splunk
7 2 (10.00%) ArcSight
7 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
7 2 (10.00%) tcpdump
7 2 (10.00%) Network Management
7 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) tcpdump
4 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (5.00%) BGP
5 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.00%) IPv4
5 1 (5.00%) OSPF
5 1 (5.00%) VLAN
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Network Management
3 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CCSA
1 6 (30.00%) CCSE
2 3 (15.00%) CISSP
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) CISM
3 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (10.00%) PMP
4 1 (5.00%) CASP
4 1 (5.00%) CCIE
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) CSSLP
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) EnCase
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (10.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (10.00%) Rapid7
3 2 (10.00%) Splunk
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) F5
4 1 (5.00%) Nokia
4 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow