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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 523 575 553
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 121 69 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 47 35
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £170 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £381 £284
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +34.36%
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
51265 53978 50296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33271 34120 30516
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1545 2017 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +33 114 £375 +7.14% 11
South East +25 39 £375 -3.22% 3
London +1 36 £400 +33.33% 4
Berkshire +11 16 £339 +19.91%
Hampshire +15 12 £375 -3.22% 1
South West +14 11 £363 -19.44% 2
Southampton +13 10 £375 -3.22%
Wiltshire +1 10 £363 -19.44%
Reading - 9 £265 -
Yorkshire +9 8 £328 -
City of London +39 7 £438 +6.06% 2
North West -5 7 £375 +76.47% 1
West Midlands -20 6 £350 +10.95%
Manchester -7 5 £375 +76.47%
Surrey - 5 £403 -
Twickenham - 5 £375 -
Scotland +2 4 £423 -11.05%
Birmingham -13 4 £356 +13.09%
Chippenham - 4 £375 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £320 -
East of England +19 3 £400 +29.03%
West Yorkshire +2 3 £368 -
Swindon 0 3 £305 -
Leeds -8 3 £368 -
Sheffield - 3 - -
Kent - 3 £205 - 1
Essex - 3 £400 -
County Antrim - 2 £575 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £428 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £575 -

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 189 (100.00%) Firewall
2 157 (83.07%) Cisco
3 106 (56.08%) Cisco Certification
4 88 (46.56%) CheckPoint
5 85 (44.97%) CCNP
6 82 (43.39%) Cisco ASA
7 81 (42.86%) Network Security
8 57 (30.16%) CCNA
8 57 (30.16%) WAN
9 53 (28.04%) LAN
10 48 (25.40%) Security Cleared
11 44 (23.28%) SC Cleared
11 44 (23.28%) Wireless
11 44 (23.28%) Palo Alto
12 43 (22.75%) VPN
13 41 (21.69%) VoIP
14 39 (20.63%) Juniper
15 34 (17.99%) TCP/IP
16 32 (16.93%) FortiGate
17 31 (16.40%) BGP
18 29 (15.34%) Fortinet
19 25 (13.23%) OSPF
20 22 (11.64%) Finance
20 22 (11.64%) Linux
21 19 (10.05%) Windows
22 18 (9.52%) CCIE
23 17 (8.99%) EIGRP
23 17 (8.99%) MPLS
23 17 (8.99%) Data Centre
24 16 (8.47%) Migration

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 (0.53%) Apache
1 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.53%) IIS
1 1 (0.53%) JBoss
1 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (2.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.59%) Office 365
1 3 (1.59%) PaaS
1 3 (1.59%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 189 (100.00%) Firewall
2 82 (43.39%) Cisco ASA
3 81 (42.86%) Network Security
4 57 (30.16%) WAN
5 53 (28.04%) LAN
6 44 (23.28%) Wireless
7 43 (22.75%) VPN
8 41 (21.69%) VoIP
9 34 (17.99%) TCP/IP
10 31 (16.40%) BGP
11 25 (13.23%) OSPF
12 17 (8.99%) EIGRP
12 17 (8.99%) MPLS
13 15 (7.94%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (7.94%) DNS
14 13 (6.88%) IP Telephony
15 10 (5.29%) SNMP
15 10 (5.29%) VLAN
16 9 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
17 7 (3.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Maven
General
1 22 (11.64%) Finance
2 10 (5.29%) Banking
2 10 (5.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.12%) Legal
3 4 (2.12%) Retail
4 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.06%) Marketing
5 1 (0.53%) Advertising
5 1 (0.53%) Automotive
5 1 (0.53%) Electronics
5 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.12%) OCX
2 2 (1.06%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.06%) CGI
2 2 (1.06%) Middleware
2 2 (1.06%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.06%) XML
3 1 (0.53%) .NET
3 1 (0.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.99%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.12%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.59%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.59%) EMV
4 3 (1.59%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (1.06%) iPad
5 2 (1.06%) IVR
5 2 (1.06%) Statistics
5 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.53%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.53%) DataPower
6 1 (0.53%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.53%) Informatics
6 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.53%) NHS
6 1 (0.53%) PKI
6 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.64%) Linux
2 19 (10.05%) Windows
3 8 (4.23%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.65%) Unix
5 4 (2.12%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.12%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (8.47%) Migration
2 13 (6.88%) ITIL
2 13 (6.88%) Load Balancing
3 9 (4.76%) Patch Management
4 8 (4.23%) Change Control
5 7 (3.70%) SIEM
6 6 (3.17%) Information Security
6 6 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (3.17%) Network Design
6 6 (3.17%) Web Filtering
7 5 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (2.65%) Network Management
7 5 (2.65%) Service Delivery
7 5 (2.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.12%) Change Management
8 4 (2.12%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.12%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.12%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (2.12%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (2.12%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.06%) Perl
2 1 (0.53%) Java
2 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 106 (56.08%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (44.97%) CCNP
3 57 (30.16%) CCNA
4 48 (25.40%) Security Cleared
5 44 (23.28%) SC Cleared
6 18 (9.52%) CCIE
7 12 (6.35%) CCSE
8 9 (4.76%) Degree
9 8 (4.23%) JNCIA
10 5 (2.65%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (2.65%) JNCIE
10 5 (2.65%) JNCIP
10 5 (2.65%) MCSE
10 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.12%) CCSA
11 4 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.12%) MCSA
11 4 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.59%) CCA
12 3 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.65%) SLA
2 3 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.65%) vSphere
2 3 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.59%) XenApp
3 2 (1.06%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.53%) Snort
4 1 (0.53%) vCloud
4 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (16.93%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.17%) OpenView
3 5 (2.65%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.65%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.53%) Nagios
4 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.53%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.53%) Proventia
4 1 (0.53%) vMotion
Vendors
1 157 (83.07%) Cisco
2 88 (46.56%) CheckPoint
3 44 (23.28%) Palo Alto
4 39 (20.63%) Juniper
5 29 (15.34%) Fortinet
6 14 (7.41%) F5
7 13 (6.88%) AlgoSec
7 13 (6.88%) Tufin
8 10 (5.29%) Aruba
9 9 (4.76%) HP
10 8 (4.23%) Citrix
10 8 (4.23%) Splunk
11 7 (3.70%) Intel Security
11 7 (3.70%) Microsoft
11 7 (3.70%) VMware
12 5 (2.65%) Blue Coat
12 5 (2.65%) Extreme Networks
12 5 (2.65%) Forcepoint
12 5 (2.65%) Mitel
12 5 (2.65%) Nortel
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