The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Firewall Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Consultant
Rank 617 609 607
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Consultant 22 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.024% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.026% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 9
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £400 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £400 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.62% +77.77%
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
50865 50531 50087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.70% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33305 31369 30939
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1460 2008 2096
Median hourly rate £17.95 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Firewall Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 1 June 2016.

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 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 1 June 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 -3 22 £388 -3.12%
London -2 10 £450 -
Birmingham +1 4 - -
West Midlands -13 4 - -
East of England - 4 - -
Luton - 4 - -
Bedfordshire - 4 - -
South East -16 3 £364 -
City of London +35 2 £423 -
North West - 2 £375 -
South West - 2 £358 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £364 -
Wiltshire - 2 £358 -
Banbury - 2 £364 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £375 -
Hampshire - 1 £445 -
Sunderland - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £445 -
Preston - 1 £375 -
North East - 1 - -

Firewall Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 June 2016, Firewall Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) Firewall
2 21 (56.76%) Cisco
3 15 (40.54%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (40.54%) Network Security
4 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (32.43%) CheckPoint
5 10 (27.03%) Migration
6 9 (24.32%) Finance
6 9 (24.32%) CCNP
7 8 (21.62%) CCIE
7 8 (21.62%) VPN
8 7 (18.92%) CCNA
9 5 (13.51%) Network Design
9 5 (13.51%) FortiGate
9 5 (13.51%) Palo Alto
9 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
9 5 (13.51%) Juniper
10 4 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (10.81%) LogRhythm
10 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
10 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
10 4 (10.81%) Proofpoint
10 4 (10.81%) Retail
10 4 (10.81%) Logistics
10 4 (10.81%) Fortinet
10 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
11 3 (8.11%) F5
11 3 (8.11%) VMware
11 3 (8.11%) Wireless
11 3 (8.11%) Active Directory

Firewall Consultant 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 2 (5.41%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (40.54%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (40.54%) Network Security
3 8 (21.62%) VPN
4 3 (8.11%) LAN
4 3 (8.11%) VoIP
4 3 (8.11%) WAN
4 3 (8.11%) Wireless
5 2 (5.41%) BIG-IP
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) BGP
6 1 (2.70%) DNS
6 1 (2.70%) HSRP
6 1 (2.70%) MPLS
6 1 (2.70%) OSPF
6 1 (2.70%) SSL
6 1 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) EFT
2 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.70%) PKI
2 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.70%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (2.70%) Statistics
2 1 (2.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) CentOS
3 1 (2.70%) Solaris
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) Network Design
2 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
3 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
3 4 (10.81%) Logistics
3 4 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.41%) Storage Virtualisation
4 2 (5.41%) Workflow
5 1 (2.70%) Change Control
5 1 (2.70%) Information Security
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL
5 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.70%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (2.70%) Security Testing
5 1 (2.70%) SIEM
5 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (2.70%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (24.32%) CCNP
3 8 (21.62%) CCIE
4 7 (18.92%) CCNA
5 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.11%) CISSP
7 2 (5.41%) CCSA
7 2 (5.41%) CISM
7 2 (5.41%) Degree
8 1 (2.70%) CCDE
8 1 (2.70%) CEH
8 1 (2.70%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Cisco
2 12 (32.43%) CheckPoint
3 5 (13.51%) Juniper
3 5 (13.51%) Palo Alto
4 4 (10.81%) Fortinet
4 4 (10.81%) LogRhythm
4 4 (10.81%) Proofpoint
5 3 (8.11%) AlgoSec
5 3 (8.11%) F5
5 3 (8.11%) VMware
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix
7 1 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) Mercator
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) SAP
7 1 (2.70%) Splunk
7 1 (2.70%) Sun
7 1 (2.70%) Symantec