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 25 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 528 550 574
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 114 83 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.15% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.16% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 61 27
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £41.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +106.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +106.25%

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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 25 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 +27 106 £375 +15.38% 8
London +15 35 £400 +33.33% 2
South East +23 34 £375 - 1
Berkshire +5 14 £265 -6.19%
South West +14 12 £363 - 1
Wiltshire +1 11 £363 - 1
North West 0 11 £363 +70.58%
Southampton +17 10 £375 -3.22% 1
Hampshire +4 10 £375 -3.22% 1
Yorkshire +6 8 £328 -6.42%
Reading - 7 £265 -
Surrey -4 6 £403 +37.60%
Twickenham - 6 £400 -
Scotland -10 5 £383 +39.09%
Cheshire - 5 £325 -
City of London +27 4 £438 +25.00% 2
Swindon +1 4 £305 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £320 -
Chippenham - 4 £375 - 1
West Yorkshire -3 3 £405 +15.71%
Leeds -8 3 £405 +15.71%
Sheffield - 3 - -
East of England +12 2 £400 +6.66%
Essex +4 2 £400 -
Manchester -8 2 £425 +100.00%
West Midlands -31 2 £350 +10.95% 3
Northern Ireland - 2 £575 -
Merseyside - 2 £400 -
Liverpool - 2 £400 -
Erskine - 2 £428 -

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 166 (100.00%) Firewall
2 140 (84.34%) Cisco
3 94 (56.63%) Cisco Certification
4 82 (49.40%) CheckPoint
5 75 (45.18%) Network Security
6 74 (44.58%) Cisco ASA
6 74 (44.58%) CCNP
7 53 (31.93%) WAN
8 52 (31.33%) CCNA
9 47 (28.31%) LAN
10 44 (26.51%) Security Cleared
11 42 (25.30%) SC Cleared
11 42 (25.30%) Wireless
12 41 (24.70%) VPN
13 39 (23.49%) VoIP
13 39 (23.49%) Palo Alto
14 34 (20.48%) Juniper
15 32 (19.28%) TCP/IP
16 30 (18.07%) FortiGate
17 28 (16.87%) BGP
18 26 (15.66%) Fortinet
19 23 (13.86%) OSPF
20 18 (10.84%) Finance
21 17 (10.24%) EIGRP
21 17 (10.24%) CCIE
22 16 (9.64%) MPLS
23 14 (8.43%) Linux
23 14 (8.43%) F5
24 13 (7.83%) Tufin
24 13 (7.83%) Windows

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 (0.60%) Apache
1 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.60%) IIS
1 1 (0.60%) JBoss
1 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.81%) PaaS
1 3 (1.81%) SaaS
2 2 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 166 (100.00%) Firewall
2 75 (45.18%) Network Security
3 74 (44.58%) Cisco ASA
4 53 (31.93%) WAN
5 47 (28.31%) LAN
6 42 (25.30%) Wireless
7 41 (24.70%) VPN
8 39 (23.49%) VoIP
9 32 (19.28%) TCP/IP
10 28 (16.87%) BGP
11 23 (13.86%) OSPF
12 17 (10.24%) EIGRP
13 16 (9.64%) MPLS
14 13 (7.83%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (7.23%) IP Telephony
16 11 (6.63%) DNS
17 10 (6.02%) SNMP
18 9 (5.42%) VLAN
18 9 (5.42%) Wi-Fi
19 7 (4.22%) SSH
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Maven
General
1 18 (10.84%) Finance
2 10 (6.02%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.82%) Banking
4 4 (2.41%) Legal
4 4 (2.41%) Retail
5 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Automotive
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.41%) OCX
2 2 (1.20%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.20%) CGI
2 2 (1.20%) XML
3 1 (0.60%) .NET
3 1 (0.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.23%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.81%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.81%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (1.20%) EMV
5 2 (1.20%) iPad
5 2 (1.20%) IVR
5 2 (1.20%) Statistics
5 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.60%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.60%) DataPower
6 1 (0.60%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.60%) Informatics
6 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.60%) NHS
6 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.60%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.43%) Linux
2 13 (7.83%) Windows
3 5 (3.01%) Unix
4 4 (2.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (7.83%) Migration
2 11 (6.63%) ITIL
2 11 (6.63%) Load Balancing
3 8 (4.82%) Change Control
4 7 (4.22%) Patch Management
5 6 (3.61%) SIEM
6 5 (3.01%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (3.01%) Service Delivery
6 5 (3.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (2.41%) Information Security
7 4 (2.41%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (2.41%) Network Design
7 4 (2.41%) Network Management
7 4 (2.41%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (2.41%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (2.41%) Project Management
7 4 (2.41%) Web Filtering
8 3 (1.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 3 (1.81%) QMS
8 3 (1.81%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.20%) Perl
2 1 (0.60%) Java
2 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 94 (56.63%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (44.58%) CCNP
3 52 (31.33%) CCNA
4 44 (26.51%) Security Cleared
5 42 (25.30%) SC Cleared
6 17 (10.24%) CCIE
7 12 (7.23%) CCSE
8 8 (4.82%) Degree
8 8 (4.82%) JNCIA
9 7 (4.22%) Check Point Certification
10 6 (3.61%) CCSA
11 5 (3.01%) JNCIE
11 5 (3.01%) JNCIP
12 3 (1.81%) CCA
12 3 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (1.20%) CCSP
13 2 (1.20%) CEH
13 2 (1.20%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.01%) SLA
2 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.81%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.81%) XenApp
2 2 (1.20%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.60%) Snort
3 1 (0.60%) vCloud
3 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (18.07%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.61%) OpenView
3 5 (3.01%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.81%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.60%) Nagios
5 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.60%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.60%) Proventia
5 1 (0.60%) vMotion
Vendors
1 140 (84.34%) Cisco
2 82 (49.40%) CheckPoint
3 39 (23.49%) Palo Alto
4 34 (20.48%) Juniper
5 26 (15.66%) Fortinet
6 14 (8.43%) F5
7 13 (7.83%) AlgoSec
7 13 (7.83%) Tufin
8 10 (6.02%) Aruba
9 9 (5.42%) HP
10 7 (4.22%) Intel Security
11 6 (3.61%) Citrix
11 6 (3.61%) Splunk
12 5 (3.01%) Blue Coat
12 5 (3.01%) Forcepoint
12 5 (3.01%) Mitel
12 5 (3.01%) Nortel
13 4 (2.41%) IronPort
14 3 (1.81%) Huawei
14 3 (1.81%) Riverbed
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