The table below looks at the statistics for the Firewall Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall Engineer
Rank 559 557 521
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 35 43 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.078% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.084% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 21
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£350 £356 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London average 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
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 April 2015.

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 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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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 -7 35 £350 -1.75% 7
London +3 13 £350 +29.62% 1
Birmingham - 10 £315 -
West Midlands - 10 £315 -
City of London +22 6 £350 -
Hampshire -11 5 £363 -5.22% 2
South East -15 5 £363 +9.02% 2
South West -2 3 £450 - 1
Berkshire -6 2 - -
Southampton -8 2 £363 -5.22% 1
Manchester - 2 £250 -
Bolton - 2 £250 -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
North West - 2 £250 -
Gloucester -5 1 £450 -
Gloucestershire -21 1 £450 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Swindon - 1 - -

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Firewall Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 60 (100.00%) Firewall
2 51 (85.00%) CheckPoint
3 48 (80.00%) Cisco
4 32 (53.33%) Juniper
5 30 (50.00%) Network Security
6 23 (38.33%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (31.67%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (30.00%) Load Balancing
9 17 (28.33%) F5
9 17 (28.33%) DNS
10 16 (26.67%) CCNP
10 16 (26.67%) Blue Coat
11 15 (25.00%) BGP
12 14 (23.33%) VPN
13 13 (21.67%) Linux
13 13 (21.67%) Wireless
13 13 (21.67%) Fortinet
14 12 (20.00%) OSPF
15 11 (18.33%) CCNA
16 10 (16.67%) WAN
16 10 (16.67%) CCSA
17 9 (15.00%) LAN
17 9 (15.00%) Windows
17 9 (15.00%) Clustering
18 8 (13.33%) Banking
18 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
18 8 (13.33%) UNIX
19 7 (11.67%) Solaris
19 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
20 6 (10.00%) Junos

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Firewall Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 60 (100.00%) Firewall
2 30 (50.00%) Network Security
3 19 (31.67%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (28.33%) DNS
5 15 (25.00%) BGP
6 14 (23.33%) VPN
7 13 (21.67%) Wireless
8 12 (20.00%) OSPF
9 10 (16.67%) WAN
10 9 (15.00%) LAN
11 6 (10.00%) Junos
11 6 (10.00%) TACACS
11 6 (10.00%) Internet
11 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
12 5 (8.33%) EIGRP
13 4 (6.67%) BIG-IP
13 4 (6.67%) IPsec
13 4 (6.67%) MPLS
13 4 (6.67%) Ethernet
14 3 (5.00%) VLAN
General
1 8 (13.33%) Banking
2 6 (10.00%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Clustering
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Linux
2 9 (15.00%) Windows
3 8 (13.33%) UNIX
4 7 (11.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (8.33%) SIEM
3 4 (6.67%) Data Security
3 4 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (5.00%) Change Management
4 3 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (5.00%) Network Management
4 3 (5.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (3.33%) Cyber Security
5 2 (3.33%) Low Latency
5 2 (3.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.67%) ITIL
6 1 (1.67%) Project Management
6 1 (1.67%) Fault Management
6 1 (1.67%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) Perl
1 3 (5.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (38.33%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (26.67%) CCNP
3 11 (18.33%) CCNA
4 10 (16.67%) CCSA
5 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
7 5 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
7 5 (8.33%) CISSP
8 4 (6.67%) CCSE
9 3 (5.00%) CCIE
10 2 (3.33%) CEH
10 2 (3.33%) GCIA
10 2 (3.33%) GCIH
11 1 (1.67%) CCSP
11 1 (1.67%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 51 (85.00%) CheckPoint
2 48 (80.00%) Cisco
3 32 (53.33%) Juniper
4 17 (28.33%) F5
5 16 (26.67%) Blue Coat
6 13 (21.67%) Fortinet
7 6 (10.00%) McAfee
8 5 (8.33%) Infoblox
8 5 (8.33%) Aruba
9 4 (6.67%) Stonesoft
9 4 (6.67%) SonicWALL
10 3 (5.00%) HP
10 3 (5.00%) Remedy
10 3 (5.00%) Sourcefire
10 3 (5.00%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.33%) Nortel
12 1 (1.67%) Citrix
12 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
12 1 (1.67%) CA
12 1 (1.67%) BT
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