The table below looks at the statistics for the Firewall Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall Consultant
Rank 578 570 527
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Consultant 19 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.004% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.004% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£494 £550 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% +62.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £550 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £550 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £306
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
49911 48452 42119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.38% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30221 29000 24202
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1962 2019 2153
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

Firewall Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Firewall Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Firewall Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Firewall Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Firewall Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Firewall Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Firewall Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Firewall Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Firewall Consultant
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 13 £494 -10.22% 2
South East - 7 - - 1
London +7 6 £494 -10.22% 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -

Firewall Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Firewall Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (73.33%) CheckPoint
3 21 (70.00%) F5
4 20 (66.67%) Finance
5 18 (60.00%) Blue Coat
5 18 (60.00%) Load Balancing
5 18 (60.00%) TippingPoint
5 18 (60.00%) Cisco
5 18 (60.00%) Network Architecture
6 17 (56.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 17 (56.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 17 (56.67%) Juniper
6 17 (56.67%) TCP/IP
7 16 (53.33%) DNS
7 16 (53.33%) Change Management
8 15 (50.00%) CISSP
9 14 (46.67%) ITIL
9 14 (46.67%) DHCP
9 14 (46.67%) Radianz
9 14 (46.67%) TIBCO
9 14 (46.67%) Rendezvous
9 14 (46.67%) Bloomberg
9 14 (46.67%) Service Management
9 14 (46.67%) Tradeweb
9 14 (46.67%) RMDS
9 14 (46.67%) Multicast
10 13 (43.33%) Management Information System
10 13 (43.33%) NetScout
10 13 (43.33%) SolarWinds
10 13 (43.33%) Tufin

Firewall Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Firewall Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 14 (46.67%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (56.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 17 (56.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 17 (56.67%) TCP/IP
3 16 (53.33%) DNS
4 14 (46.67%) DHCP
4 14 (46.67%) Multicast
5 13 (43.33%) Wireshark
6 6 (20.00%) VPN
6 6 (20.00%) Network Security
7 3 (10.00%) Junos
7 3 (10.00%) BIG-IP
7 3 (10.00%) NetScreen
7 3 (10.00%) MPLS
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.33%) DMZ
General
1 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) Rendezvous
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 18 (60.00%) Network Architecture
2 16 (53.33%) Change Management
3 14 (46.67%) ITIL
3 14 (46.67%) Service Management
4 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.00%) Validation
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.33%) SIEM
6 1 (3.33%) Data Security
6 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) CheckPoint
2 21 (70.00%) F5
3 18 (60.00%) Blue Coat
3 18 (60.00%) TippingPoint
3 18 (60.00%) Cisco
4 17 (56.67%) Juniper
5 14 (46.67%) Radianz
5 14 (46.67%) TIBCO
5 14 (46.67%) Bloomberg
5 14 (46.67%) Tradeweb
6 13 (43.33%) NetScout
6 13 (43.33%) SolarWinds
6 13 (43.33%) Tufin
6 13 (43.33%) LogLogic
7 4 (13.33%) Fortinet
8 3 (10.00%) Nokia
9 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL
9 1 (3.33%) Stonesoft