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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 536 594 550
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 108 61 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 40 37
Median daily rate £375 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £170 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £288
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +34.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £27.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +74.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +74.19%

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
51209 54594 53300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33381 34715 32174
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1644 2049 2080
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +66 108 £375 - 8
South East +35 35 £375 -3.22% 3
London 0 33 £375 - 3
Hampshire +15 11 £375 -3.22%
Yorkshire +4 10 £355 -16.47%
Southampton +14 9 £375 -3.22%
North West +14 8 £375 +25.00%
Berkshire +11 8 £450 +55.17%
South West +9 8 £375 -16.66% 2
Wiltshire +9 8 £375 -16.66%
City of London +30 7 £450 -5.26% 2
West Yorkshire +8 7 £360 -15.29%
Middlesex - 7 £450 -
Manchester -1 6 £375 +17.64%
West Midlands -28 6 £313 -0.79%
Kent - 6 £200 -
East of England +26 5 £400 +63.26%
Leeds +5 5 £350 -17.64%
Birmingham -12 5 £313 -0.79%
Reading +19 4 £450 -
Chippenham - 4 £375 -
Twickenham - 3 £375 - 1
Essex - 3 £400 -
Cambridgeshire +25 2 - -
Cambridge +18 2 - -
Cheshire +10 2 £275 -8.33%
Bradford +8 2 £360 -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £325 -

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 190 (100.00%) Firewall
2 158 (83.16%) Cisco
3 105 (55.26%) Cisco Certification
4 94 (49.47%) CheckPoint
5 87 (45.79%) CCNP
6 85 (44.74%) Cisco ASA
7 76 (40.00%) Network Security
8 56 (29.47%) WAN
9 55 (28.95%) LAN
10 48 (25.26%) CCNA
11 43 (22.63%) VPN
11 43 (22.63%) Palo Alto
12 41 (21.58%) Juniper
12 41 (21.58%) Wireless
13 39 (20.53%) Security Cleared
14 38 (20.00%) VoIP
15 36 (18.95%) TCP/IP
16 35 (18.42%) SC Cleared
17 34 (17.89%) BGP
18 30 (15.79%) FortiGate
19 29 (15.26%) OSPF
20 27 (14.21%) Fortinet
21 26 (13.68%) Finance
22 25 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
23 22 (11.58%) Linux
24 21 (11.05%) MPLS
25 19 (10.00%) EIGRP
25 19 (10.00%) F5
26 18 (9.47%) Migration
26 18 (9.47%) 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 3 (1.58%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.53%) IIS
3 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.11%) Office 365
2 3 (1.58%) PaaS
2 3 (1.58%) SaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 190 (100.00%) Firewall
2 85 (44.74%) Cisco ASA
3 76 (40.00%) Network Security
4 56 (29.47%) WAN
5 55 (28.95%) LAN
6 43 (22.63%) VPN
7 41 (21.58%) Wireless
8 38 (20.00%) VoIP
9 36 (18.95%) TCP/IP
10 34 (17.89%) BGP
11 29 (15.26%) OSPF
12 25 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
13 21 (11.05%) MPLS
14 19 (10.00%) EIGRP
15 18 (9.47%) DNS
16 12 (6.32%) SSL
17 11 (5.79%) VLAN
18 10 (5.26%) Internet
19 9 (4.74%) DMZ
19 9 (4.74%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (13.68%) Finance
2 16 (8.42%) Banking
3 10 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.63%) Retail
5 3 (1.58%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.58%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.05%) Advertising
6 2 (1.05%) Legal
6 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.05%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.11%) OCX
2 3 (1.58%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.05%) Middleware
3 2 (1.05%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.84%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.58%) EMV
4 3 (1.58%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (1.05%) iPad
5 2 (1.05%) IVR
5 2 (1.05%) NHS
5 2 (1.05%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.53%) Clustering
6 1 (0.53%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.53%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.53%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.53%) Informatics
6 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.53%) PKI
6 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.58%) Linux
2 18 (9.47%) Windows
3 8 (4.21%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.11%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (9.47%) Migration
2 14 (7.37%) ITIL
3 13 (6.84%) Load Balancing
4 12 (6.32%) Change Management
5 8 (4.21%) Network Design
6 7 (3.68%) Patch Management
7 6 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (3.16%) Change Control
7 6 (3.16%) Information Security
7 6 (3.16%) SIEM
8 5 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (2.63%) Network Management
8 5 (2.63%) Project Management
8 5 (2.63%) Web Filtering
9 4 (2.11%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.11%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (2.11%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.11%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (2.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 3 (1.58%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.58%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 105 (55.26%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (45.79%) CCNP
3 48 (25.26%) CCNA
4 39 (20.53%) Security Cleared
5 35 (18.42%) SC Cleared
6 17 (8.95%) CCIE
7 12 (6.32%) CCSE
8 10 (5.26%) Degree
9 8 (4.21%) JNCIA
10 7 (3.68%) Check Point Certification
11 6 (3.16%) CCVP
11 6 (3.16%) MCSE
11 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (2.63%) JNCIE
12 5 (2.63%) JNCIP
13 4 (2.11%) CCSA
13 4 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (2.11%) MCSA
13 4 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (1.58%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.16%) SLA
2 5 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.11%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.11%) vSphere
2 3 (1.58%) XenApp
3 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.05%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.53%) vCloud
4 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (15.79%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.68%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (3.16%) OpenView
4 5 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.58%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.05%) WSUS
7 1 (0.53%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.53%) Nagios
7 1 (0.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.53%) WMI
Vendors
1 158 (83.16%) Cisco
2 94 (49.47%) CheckPoint
3 43 (22.63%) Palo Alto
4 41 (21.58%) Juniper
5 27 (14.21%) Fortinet
6 19 (10.00%) F5
7 13 (6.84%) AlgoSec
7 13 (6.84%) Microsoft
7 13 (6.84%) Tufin
8 12 (6.32%) HP
9 10 (5.26%) VMware
10 8 (4.21%) Intel Security
11 7 (3.68%) Aruba
11 7 (3.68%) Citrix
11 7 (3.68%) Splunk
12 5 (2.63%) Extreme Networks
12 5 (2.63%) Meraki
12 5 (2.63%) Nortel
13 3 (1.58%) Blue Coat
13 3 (1.58%) Forcepoint