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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Consultant
Rank 644 653 612
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Consultant 9 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.017% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.018% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 23
Median daily rate £463 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £319 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £488 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
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
50498 55077 54105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33021 35180 33066
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1705 2088 2149
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 13 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 29 September 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 +12 7 £463 +15.62% 2
North West - 3 £450 -
South East +20 2 £438 +2.94% 2
Scotland +14 2 - -
Edinburgh +12 2 - -
London -5 2 £550 +37.50%
Manchester - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +15 1 £475 +35.71%
Hampshire +6 1 £400 -20.00% 1
Cheshire - 1 £450 -
High Wycombe - 1 £475 -
Teddington - 1 £550 -
Warrington - 1 £450 -

Firewall Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 34 (100.00%) Firewall
2 20 (58.82%) Cisco
2 20 (58.82%) Network Security
3 17 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (44.12%) Finance
4 15 (44.12%) CheckPoint
5 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (32.35%) Data Centre
6 11 (32.35%) CCNA
7 10 (29.41%) CCNP
8 9 (26.47%) CCIE
8 9 (26.47%) FortiGate
9 6 (17.65%) VPN
9 6 (17.65%) Migration
10 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (14.71%) F5
11 4 (11.76%) CCSA
11 4 (11.76%) EFT
11 4 (11.76%) IronPort
11 4 (11.76%) Blue Coat
11 4 (11.76%) CCSE
12 3 (8.82%) Fortinet
12 3 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
12 3 (8.82%) DNS
12 3 (8.82%) Windows
12 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
12 3 (8.82%) VMware
12 3 (8.82%) Palo Alto
13 2 (5.88%) Storage Virtualisation

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) Firewall
2 20 (58.82%) Network Security
3 17 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (17.65%) VPN
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (8.82%) DNS
5 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (5.88%) LAN
6 2 (5.88%) MPLS
6 2 (5.88%) SSL
6 2 (5.88%) WAN
6 2 (5.88%) Wireless
7 1 (2.94%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.94%) OSPF
7 1 (2.94%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (2.94%) VLAN
7 1 (2.94%) VoIP
7 1 (2.94%) VPLS
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) EFT
3 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.94%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.94%) PKI
4 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (2.94%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Solaris
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.88%) Logistics
4 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.88%) Network Design
4 2 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (5.88%) Storage Virtualisation
4 2 (5.88%) Workflow
5 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.94%) Network Management
5 1 (2.94%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.94%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.94%) Security Testing
5 1 (2.94%) SIEM
5 1 (2.94%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (32.35%) CCNA
3 10 (29.41%) CCNP
4 9 (26.47%) CCIE
5 4 (11.76%) CCSA
5 4 (11.76%) CCSE
6 2 (5.88%) CISSP
6 2 (5.88%) Degree
6 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (2.94%) CCSP
7 1 (2.94%) CISM
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.94%) Cacti
2 1 (2.94%) Nagios
2 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Cisco
2 15 (44.12%) CheckPoint
3 5 (14.71%) F5
4 4 (11.76%) Blue Coat
4 4 (11.76%) IronPort
5 3 (8.82%) Fortinet
5 3 (8.82%) Palo Alto
5 3 (8.82%) VMware
6 2 (5.88%) Juniper
6 2 (5.88%) LogRhythm
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.88%) Proofpoint
7 1 (2.94%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.94%) Citrix
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle
7 1 (2.94%) SAP
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.94%) Splunk
7 1 (2.94%) Sun