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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 574 552 545
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 67 80 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 55 40
Median daily rate £375 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 -

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
52739 52999 51576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.73% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34376 32174 31581
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 2137 2130
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 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 -37 63 £375 +7.14% 11
South East -3 23 £375 +7.14% 2
London -18 23 £400 +14.28% 6
Hampshire +19 15 £375 +3.44%
Southampton +29 14 £375 +3.44%
North West -3 11 £325 +30.00% 2
Cheshire - 6 £325 -
Surrey -4 4 £450 +16.88%
Twickenham - 4 £400 -
City of London +37 3 £425 +19.29% 1
Berkshire +1 3 £250 - 1
South West 0 3 £250 -44.44%
Northern Ireland +6 2 £575 +155.55%
County Antrim +4 2 £575 +155.55%
Belfast +4 2 £575 +155.55%
Swindon +3 2 £250 -
Wiltshire +1 2 £250 -
Scotland -7 2 £290 +5.45%
Manchester -8 2 £363 +45.00% 2
Merseyside - 2 £400 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £290 -
Liverpool - 2 £400 -
Gloucestershire +9 1 - -
Yorkshire -7 1 £475 +35.71%
West Yorkshire -8 1 £475 +35.71%
Birmingham -12 1 £500 +58.73%
Leeds -16 1 £475 +35.71%
West Midlands -23 1 £500 +53.84%
Leatherhead - 1 £450 -

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Firewall
2 107 (84.92%) Cisco
3 64 (50.79%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 49 (38.89%) Network Security
6 48 (38.10%) CCNP
7 44 (34.92%) CheckPoint
8 41 (32.54%) WAN
9 37 (29.37%) LAN
10 35 (27.78%) VoIP
11 34 (26.98%) CCNA
12 33 (26.19%) VPN
13 31 (24.60%) Wireless
14 27 (21.43%) TCP/IP
15 25 (19.84%) BGP
16 22 (17.46%) Juniper
17 21 (16.67%) Security Cleared
18 20 (15.87%) SC Cleared
19 19 (15.08%) Data Centre
19 19 (15.08%) Palo Alto
20 18 (14.29%) OSPF
20 18 (14.29%) FortiGate
21 17 (13.49%) Fortinet
21 17 (13.49%) Finance
22 15 (11.90%) EIGRP
23 14 (11.11%) DNS
24 13 (10.32%) Windows
24 13 (10.32%) Migration
25 12 (9.52%) CCIE
25 12 (9.52%) Load Balancing

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 1 (0.79%) Apache
1 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.79%) IIS
1 1 (0.79%) JBoss
1 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
1 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.38%) MS Office
2 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (0.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 126 (100.00%) Firewall
2 56 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 49 (38.89%) Network Security
4 41 (32.54%) WAN
5 37 (29.37%) LAN
6 35 (27.78%) VoIP
7 33 (26.19%) VPN
8 31 (24.60%) Wireless
9 27 (21.43%) TCP/IP
10 25 (19.84%) BGP
11 18 (14.29%) OSPF
12 15 (11.90%) EIGRP
13 14 (11.11%) DNS
14 11 (8.73%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (7.94%) MPLS
16 9 (7.14%) SSH
16 9 (7.14%) Telnet
16 9 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
17 8 (6.35%) DHCP
17 8 (6.35%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Maven
General
1 17 (13.49%) Finance
2 5 (3.97%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.38%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (0.79%) Automotive
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Local Government
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) OCX
2 2 (1.59%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.59%) CGI
2 2 (1.59%) XML
3 1 (0.79%) .NET
3 1 (0.79%) RESTful
3 1 (0.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.08%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.38%) RSA SecurID
3 3 (2.38%) Statistics
4 2 (1.59%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.59%) IVR
4 2 (1.59%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.79%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.79%) DataPower
5 1 (0.79%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.79%) Informatics
5 1 (0.79%) iPad
5 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.32%) Windows
2 10 (7.94%) Linux
3 6 (4.76%) Unix
4 4 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.79%) Android
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.32%) Migration
2 12 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 9 (7.14%) ITIL
4 8 (6.35%) Service Delivery
4 8 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (3.97%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (3.97%) Change Control
5 5 (3.97%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (3.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (2.38%) Information Security
7 3 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.38%) Network Management
7 3 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (2.38%) Security Operations
7 3 (2.38%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (2.38%) Service Management
7 3 (2.38%) Web Filtering
8 2 (1.59%) Coaching
8 2 (1.59%) E-Commerce
8 2 (1.59%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.38%) Perl
2 2 (1.59%) Python
3 1 (0.79%) Java
3 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 64 (50.79%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (38.10%) CCNP
3 34 (26.98%) CCNA
4 21 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 20 (15.87%) SC Cleared
6 12 (9.52%) CCIE
7 9 (7.14%) CCSA
8 7 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
9 6 (4.76%) JNCIA
10 5 (3.97%) Degree
11 4 (3.17%) CCSE
12 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.59%) CISM
13 2 (1.59%) CISSP
14 1 (0.79%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) COBIT
2 1 (0.79%) ISO27002
System Software
1 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.59%) ProxySG
2 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.79%) Snort
3 1 (0.79%) vCloud
3 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.79%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.79%) HP NNM
3 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.79%) OpenNMS
3 1 (0.79%) Proventia
3 1 (0.79%) vMotion
Vendors
1 107 (84.92%) Cisco
2 44 (34.92%) CheckPoint
3 22 (17.46%) Juniper
4 19 (15.08%) Palo Alto
5 17 (13.49%) Fortinet
6 12 (9.52%) F5
7 9 (7.14%) Aruba
7 9 (7.14%) Blue Coat
8 5 (3.97%) Intel Security
8 5 (3.97%) Nortel
9 4 (3.17%) Citrix
9 4 (3.17%) Forcepoint
9 4 (3.17%) IronPort
9 4 (3.17%) Mitel
9 4 (3.17%) Tufin
10 3 (2.38%) AlgoSec
10 3 (2.38%) HP
10 3 (2.38%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.38%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.38%) VMware
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