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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall Engineer
UK
Rank 529 588 538
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -50
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 62 47 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.092% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.097% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 48
Median daily rate £450 £363 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £338 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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
43111 48652 48908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.72% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28160 31322 30069
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1627 1881
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 56 £450 +24.13% 10
London +20 16 £475 +26.66% 5
North West +37 15 £450 +33.33% 1
South East +10 13 £431 +15.00% 3
Manchester +19 12 - -
Hampshire -5 6 £463 +27.58% 1
City of London - 6 £525 - 2
South West -1 4 £375 -
East of England -3 4 £450 +28.57%
Hertfordshire - 4 £450 -
West Midlands +7 3 - - 1
Surrey +6 3 £450 - 1
Belfast - 3 £430 -
Basingstoke - 3 £463 -
Stevenage - 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £375 -
Solihull - 3 - -
County Antrim - 3 £430 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £430 -
Southampton -3 2 £325 -7.14%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £381 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £381 -
Wales - 2 £425 -
South Wales - 2 £425 -
Scotland - 1 £375 -
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -
Warrington - 1 - - 1
Twickenham - 1 £425 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £450 -
Oxford - 1 £400 - 1

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Firewall
2 87 (65.41%) Cisco
3 74 (55.64%) CheckPoint
4 56 (42.11%) Network Security
5 55 (41.35%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (36.09%) Cisco ASA
7 35 (26.32%) F5
8 34 (25.56%) CCNP
9 31 (23.31%) Juniper
9 31 (23.31%) MPLS
9 31 (23.31%) Fortinet
10 30 (22.56%) LAN
11 29 (21.80%) Security Cleared
12 28 (21.05%) SC Cleared
13 27 (20.30%) Finance
14 25 (18.80%) Data Centre
15 23 (17.29%) CCNA
16 22 (16.54%) Palo Alto
17 20 (15.04%) WAN
17 20 (15.04%) VPN
18 19 (14.29%) CCSP
18 19 (14.29%) FortiGate
19 18 (13.53%) DNS
19 18 (13.53%) Wireless
20 15 (11.28%) Cisco Nexus
21 14 (10.53%) DHCP
22 13 (9.77%) SSL
23 12 (9.02%) Windows
24 11 (8.27%) ITIL
24 11 (8.27%) OSPF

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 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (3.01%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.26%) Office 365
2 2 (1.50%) IaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 133 (100.00%) Firewall
2 56 (42.11%) Network Security
3 48 (36.09%) Cisco ASA
4 31 (23.31%) MPLS
5 30 (22.56%) LAN
6 20 (15.04%) VPN
6 20 (15.04%) WAN
7 18 (13.53%) DNS
7 18 (13.53%) Wireless
8 15 (11.28%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (10.53%) DHCP
10 13 (9.77%) SSL
11 11 (8.27%) OSPF
11 11 (8.27%) VLAN
11 11 (8.27%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (7.52%) BGP
13 9 (6.77%) IPsec
13 9 (6.77%) TCP/IP
13 9 (6.77%) VoIP
14 8 (6.02%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.50%) SQL Server
General
1 27 (20.30%) Finance
2 9 (6.77%) Banking
3 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.50%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.26%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.75%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.80%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (3.01%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (2.26%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.50%) NHS
6 1 (0.75%) Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.75%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.75%) iPad
6 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) Replication
6 1 (0.75%) Streaming Media
6 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.02%) Windows
2 6 (4.51%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.01%) Linux
3 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (8.27%) ITIL
1 11 (8.27%) Migration
2 10 (7.52%) Load Balancing
3 8 (6.02%) Network Design
3 8 (6.02%) SIEM
4 7 (5.26%) Change Management
5 6 (4.51%) Information Security
5 6 (4.51%) Network Management
6 5 (3.76%) Change Control
6 5 (3.76%) Security Operations
6 5 (3.76%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (3.01%) Data Protection
7 4 (3.01%) Demand Management
7 4 (3.01%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.01%) Test Scripting
8 3 (2.26%) Capacity Management
8 3 (2.26%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.26%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.26%) Perl
1 3 (2.26%) PowerShell
1 3 (2.26%) Python
2 2 (1.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (41.35%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (25.56%) CCNP
3 29 (21.80%) Security Cleared
4 28 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 23 (17.29%) CCNA
6 19 (14.29%) CCSP
7 7 (5.26%) CCSE
8 6 (4.51%) CCMSE
9 5 (3.76%) CCIE
9 5 (3.76%) JNCIP
10 4 (3.01%) Degree
11 3 (2.26%) CCSA
11 3 (2.26%) JNCIE
12 2 (1.50%) GCIH
12 2 (1.50%) GIAC
13 1 (0.75%) CCDP
13 1 (0.75%) CCVP
13 1 (0.75%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (0.75%) MCSE
13 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.76%) ProxySG
2 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.75%) Firmware
4 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.75%) vSphere
4 1 (0.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.01%) Nagios
3 2 (1.50%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (0.75%) Cacti
4 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.75%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.75%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.75%) WMI
4 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (65.41%) Cisco
2 74 (55.64%) CheckPoint
3 35 (26.32%) F5
4 31 (23.31%) Fortinet
4 31 (23.31%) Juniper
5 22 (16.54%) Palo Alto
6 10 (7.52%) Blue Coat
6 10 (7.52%) VMware
7 8 (6.02%) Aruba
7 8 (6.02%) Nokia
8 6 (4.51%) Intel Security
8 6 (4.51%) Meraki
8 6 (4.51%) Microsoft
9 5 (3.76%) HP
9 5 (3.76%) Riverbed
9 5 (3.76%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.01%) Citrix
10 4 (3.01%) FireEye
10 4 (3.01%) Lumension
10 4 (3.01%) Tufin
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