The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Firewall Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall Engineer
UK
Rank 507 562 532
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 75 65 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 45
Median daily rate £413 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +73.33%

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
41727 48141 48107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.74% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27140 30642 30268
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1738 1911
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Firewall Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Firewall Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Firewall Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Firewall Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Firewall Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Firewall Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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 +31 67 £400 +3.22% 10
London +15 24 £450 +5.88% 6
South East +16 15 £400 +1.58%
North West +33 10 - - 2
Hampshire +16 10 £400 +3.22%
Manchester +27 9 - - 2
City of London +1 8 £450 -14.28% 4
Southampton +11 7 £356 -8.06%
South West +12 6 £375 +15.38% 1
West Midlands +8 5 £258 -20.76% 1
East of England +1 5 £450 +24.13%
Bristol - 4 £375 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £450 -
Stevenage - 3 - -
Solihull - 3 - -
Belfast - 3 £430 -
Basingstoke - 3 £475 -
County Antrim - 3 £430 -
Surrey - 3 £450 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £430 -
South Wales +15 2 £425 -
Wales +4 2 £425 -
Wiltshire +2 2 £375 +17.64%
Scotland +25 1 £375 - 1
Edinburgh +18 1 £375 - 1
Birmingham -2 1 £140 -56.92% 1
Croydon -10 1 £450 -
North East -13 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
Suffolk - 1 - -

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Firewall Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 152 (100.00%) Firewall
2 107 (70.39%) Cisco
3 83 (54.61%) CheckPoint
4 63 (41.45%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
6 56 (36.84%) Network Security
7 44 (28.95%) CCNP
8 43 (28.29%) LAN
9 38 (25.00%) F5
10 30 (19.74%) WAN
10 30 (19.74%) MPLS
11 29 (19.08%) Juniper
11 29 (19.08%) Finance
11 29 (19.08%) Fortinet
11 29 (19.08%) Data Centre
12 28 (18.42%) SC Cleared
12 28 (18.42%) Security Cleared
13 27 (17.76%) VPN
14 26 (17.11%) CCNA
14 26 (17.11%) Cisco Nexus
14 26 (17.11%) Palo Alto
15 25 (16.45%) DNS
16 24 (15.79%) Wireless
17 20 (13.16%) SSL
18 17 (11.18%) Windows
19 16 (10.53%) VoIP
19 16 (10.53%) OSPF
20 15 (9.87%) DHCP
20 15 (9.87%) Migration
20 15 (9.87%) Change Management

Firewall Engineer 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 7 (4.61%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.63%) Office 365
2 2 (1.32%) IaaS
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 152 (100.00%) Firewall
2 57 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 56 (36.84%) Network Security
4 43 (28.29%) LAN
5 30 (19.74%) MPLS
5 30 (19.74%) WAN
6 27 (17.76%) VPN
7 26 (17.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 25 (16.45%) DNS
9 24 (15.79%) Wireless
10 20 (13.16%) SSL
11 16 (10.53%) OSPF
11 16 (10.53%) VoIP
12 15 (9.87%) DHCP
13 14 (9.21%) BGP
13 14 (9.21%) Internet
13 14 (9.21%) TCP/IP
14 12 (7.89%) VLAN
15 9 (5.92%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (5.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.97%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (19.08%) Finance
2 13 (8.55%) Banking
3 3 (1.97%) Investment Banking
3 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (0.66%) Advertising
5 1 (0.66%) International Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.66%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.63%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.66%) Middleware
2 1 (0.66%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.08%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (2.63%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (1.97%) NHS
4 3 (1.97%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.32%) Clustering
5 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.32%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.66%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.66%) iPad
6 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.66%) Replication
6 1 (0.66%) Streaming Media
6 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.18%) Windows
2 7 (4.61%) Linux
2 7 (4.61%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (9.87%) Change Management
1 15 (9.87%) Migration
2 11 (7.24%) ITIL
2 11 (7.24%) Network Design
3 9 (5.92%) Load Balancing
4 6 (3.95%) SIEM
5 5 (3.29%) Change Control
5 5 (3.29%) Information Security
5 5 (3.29%) Network Management
5 5 (3.29%) Security Operations
5 5 (3.29%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (2.63%) Data Protection
6 4 (2.63%) Demand Management
6 4 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 4 (2.63%) Test Scripting
6 4 (2.63%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (1.97%) Capacity Management
7 3 (1.97%) Data Analysis
7 3 (1.97%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.97%) Perl
1 3 (1.97%) PowerShell
1 3 (1.97%) Python
2 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (41.45%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (28.95%) CCNP
3 28 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 28 (18.42%) Security Cleared
4 26 (17.11%) CCNA
5 14 (9.21%) CCSP
6 7 (4.61%) CCIE
6 7 (4.61%) CCVP
7 6 (3.95%) CCSE
8 5 (3.29%) Degree
9 4 (2.63%) CCMSE
10 3 (1.97%) CCSA
10 3 (1.97%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (1.97%) JNCIE
10 3 (1.97%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.32%) GCIH
11 2 (1.32%) GIAC
11 2 (1.32%) MCSE
11 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.26%) SLA
2 3 (1.97%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.29%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.29%) ProxySG
3 4 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.32%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.66%) Firmware
5 1 (0.66%) vSphere
5 1 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (9.21%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.63%) Nagios
3 3 (1.97%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.97%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.97%) WSUS
4 2 (1.32%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.32%) WMI
5 1 (0.66%) Cacti
5 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.66%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.66%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 107 (70.39%) Cisco
2 83 (54.61%) CheckPoint
3 38 (25.00%) F5
4 29 (19.08%) Fortinet
4 29 (19.08%) Juniper
5 26 (17.11%) Palo Alto
6 14 (9.21%) VMware
7 10 (6.58%) Blue Coat
7 10 (6.58%) Microsoft
8 8 (5.26%) HP
8 8 (5.26%) Nokia
9 7 (4.61%) Intel Security
9 7 (4.61%) Meraki
10 6 (3.95%) Aruba
11 5 (3.29%) FireEye
11 5 (3.29%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.63%) Lumension
12 4 (2.63%) Riverbed
12 4 (2.63%) Tufin
13 3 (1.97%) Sourcefire
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