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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Analyst
Rank 646 638 600
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Analyst 15 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.007% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.007% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
Median daily rate £403 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £325 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £325 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+23.84% -4.41%
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
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 July 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 July 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 +7 15 £403 +23.84%
North West +14 7 £490 +50.76%
Manchester -5 6 £490 +50.76%
Berkshire - 3 £338 -
South East - 3 £338 -
London -3 2 - -
East of England - 2 £400 -
Essex - 2 £400 -
South West -3 1 £375 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £375 -

Firewall Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 27 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 13 (48.15%) Cisco
3 13 (48.15%) F5
4 12 (44.44%) Network Security
5 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
6 8 (29.63%) Demand Management
6 8 (29.63%) SLA
6 8 (29.63%) Finance
6 8 (29.63%) Nokia
6 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
7 6 (22.22%) VPN
8 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (11.11%) CCSA
9 3 (11.11%) CCSE
9 3 (11.11%) Palo Alto
10 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
10 2 (7.41%) EnCase
10 2 (7.41%) tcpdump
10 2 (7.41%) Network Management
10 2 (7.41%) Splunk
10 2 (7.41%) ArcSight
10 2 (7.41%) Digital Forensics
10 2 (7.41%) Office 365
10 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (7.41%) Rapid7
10 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 2 (7.41%) Information Security
10 2 (7.41%) Network Design

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (44.44%) Network Security
3 6 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (7.41%) BGP
4 2 (7.41%) Broadband
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (7.41%) EIGRP
4 2 (7.41%) IPv4
4 2 (7.41%) ISDN
4 2 (7.41%) OSPF
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) tcpdump
4 2 (7.41%) VLAN
4 2 (7.41%) WAN
4 2 (7.41%) Wireless
4 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) EMV
3 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Demand Management
1 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
2 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
2 2 (7.41%) Digital Forensics
2 2 (7.41%) Information Security
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
2 2 (7.41%) Network Design
2 2 (7.41%) Network Management
2 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
2 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (3.70%) Change Management
3 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.70%) Logistics
3 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.11%) CCSA
2 3 (11.11%) CCSE
3 2 (7.41%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) CISM
4 1 (3.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) EnCase
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) CheckPoint
2 13 (48.15%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) F5
3 8 (29.63%) Nokia
4 3 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 2 (7.41%) ArcSight
5 2 (7.41%) Juniper
5 2 (7.41%) Rapid7
5 2 (7.41%) Splunk
5 2 (7.41%) VMware
6 1 (3.70%) LogRhythm
6 1 (3.70%) Proofpoint