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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Consultant
Rank 602 581 577
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Consultant 17 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.039% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.042% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Average daily rate £400 £520 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £520 -
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -
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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 14 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 11 £415 -20.19% 1
London -6 6 £430 -14.00% 1
Scotland - 6 £378 -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Glasgow - 2 £378 -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £425 -
North West - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £425 -
City of London +37 1 - -
South East -4 1 £400 -23.07%
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
Reading - 1 £400 -

Firewall Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 31 (100.00%) Firewall
2 23 (74.19%) Cisco
3 17 (54.84%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (48.39%) CCNP
4 15 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (45.16%) Finance
5 14 (45.16%) CheckPoint
5 14 (45.16%) Network Security
6 11 (35.48%) Data Centre
7 9 (29.03%) CCIE
8 8 (25.81%) CCNA
8 8 (25.81%) CCSA
9 7 (22.58%) Palo Alto
9 7 (22.58%) FortiGate
10 6 (19.35%) Blue Coat
10 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
11 5 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (16.13%) ITIL
12 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
12 4 (12.90%) Juniper
12 4 (12.90%) F5
13 3 (9.68%) SIEM
13 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
13 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 3 (9.68%) Web Filtering
13 3 (9.68%) Network Design
14 2 (6.45%) BIG-IP
14 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
14 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management

Firewall Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (54.84%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (45.16%) Network Security
4 2 (6.45%) BIG-IP
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) CentOS
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
2 5 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (9.68%) Network Design
3 3 (9.68%) SIEM
3 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (9.68%) Web Filtering
4 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security
5 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) CCNP
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (29.03%) CCIE
3 8 (25.81%) CCNA
3 8 (25.81%) CCSA
4 2 (6.45%) CISSP
5 1 (3.23%) CCSE
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco
2 14 (45.16%) CheckPoint
3 7 (22.58%) Palo Alto
4 6 (19.35%) Blue Coat
5 4 (12.90%) F5
5 4 (12.90%) Juniper
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.23%) Imperva
7 1 (3.23%) IronPort
7 1 (3.23%) McAfee
7 1 (3.23%) Mercator
7 1 (3.23%) Rackspace
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.23%) Sourcefire
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