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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 571 548 551
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 85 79 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 56 39
Median daily rate £400 £343 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £196 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £433 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.25 -
UK excluding London median 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
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -20 77 £388 +10.71% 10
South East +1 27 £375 +20.00%
London -11 27 £400 +14.28% 6
North West -2 12 £325 +30.00% 2
Berkshire 0 9 £243 -11.81%
Surrey -1 8 £430 +47.00%
Southampton +15 6 £375 -
Hampshire -2 6 £375 -1.63%
Cheshire - 6 £325 -
Scotland -11 5 £383 +39.09%
Twickenham - 5 £400 -
Reading - 5 £235 -
South West -7 4 £305 -32.22% 1
City of London +27 3 £425 +21.42% 3
Yorkshire +5 3 £398 +13.57% 1
Swindon -1 3 £305 - 1
Wiltshire -2 3 £305 - 1
Northern Ireland +7 2 £575 +155.55%
Belfast +4 2 £575 +155.55%
County Antrim +3 2 £575 +155.55%
Manchester -15 2 £363 +45.00% 2
West Midlands -21 2 £425 +32.73%
Merseyside - 2 £400 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 £320 -
Liverpool - 2 £400 -
Erskine - 2 £428 -
Glasgow - 2 £290 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £428 -
Gloucestershire +1 1 - -

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 132 (100.00%) Firewall
2 115 (87.12%) Cisco
3 71 (53.79%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (44.70%) Cisco ASA
5 55 (41.67%) Network Security
6 53 (40.15%) CCNP
7 52 (39.39%) CheckPoint
8 43 (32.58%) CCNA
9 42 (31.82%) WAN
10 36 (27.27%) LAN
10 36 (27.27%) VPN
11 32 (24.24%) VoIP
12 31 (23.48%) Wireless
13 28 (21.21%) TCP/IP
14 26 (19.70%) Security Cleared
15 25 (18.94%) SC Cleared
16 24 (18.18%) Juniper
16 24 (18.18%) BGP
17 22 (16.67%) Fortinet
17 22 (16.67%) Palo Alto
18 18 (13.64%) OSPF
19 17 (12.88%) FortiGate
20 16 (12.12%) EIGRP
21 15 (11.36%) Finance
22 14 (10.61%) Migration
22 14 (10.61%) Data Centre
22 14 (10.61%) Load Balancing
23 13 (9.85%) CCIE
23 13 (9.85%) DNS
23 13 (9.85%) 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 (0.76%) Apache
1 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.76%) IIS
1 1 (0.76%) JBoss
1 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) PaaS
1 3 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (100.00%) Firewall
2 59 (44.70%) Cisco ASA
3 55 (41.67%) Network Security
4 42 (31.82%) WAN
5 36 (27.27%) LAN
5 36 (27.27%) VPN
6 32 (24.24%) VoIP
7 31 (23.48%) Wireless
8 28 (21.21%) TCP/IP
9 24 (18.18%) BGP
10 18 (13.64%) OSPF
11 16 (12.12%) EIGRP
12 13 (9.85%) DNS
13 12 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (8.33%) MPLS
15 9 (6.82%) VLAN
15 9 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (6.06%) DHCP
16 8 (6.06%) SSH
16 8 (6.06%) Telnet
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Maven
General
1 15 (11.36%) Finance
2 8 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.79%) Banking
4 4 (3.03%) Legal
4 4 (3.03%) Retail
5 3 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Automotive
6 1 (0.76%) Local Government
6 1 (0.76%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.03%) OCX
2 2 (1.52%) CGI
2 2 (1.52%) XML
3 1 (0.76%) .NET
3 1 (0.76%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.61%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.27%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.27%) RSA SecurID
3 3 (2.27%) Statistics
4 2 (1.52%) IVR
4 2 (1.52%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.76%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.76%) DataPower
5 1 (0.76%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.76%) Informatics
5 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.85%) Windows
2 12 (9.09%) Linux
3 6 (4.55%) Unix
4 5 (3.79%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (10.61%) Load Balancing
1 14 (10.61%) Migration
2 12 (9.09%) ITIL
3 8 (6.06%) Change Control
4 6 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 6 (4.55%) SIEM
5 5 (3.79%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (3.03%) Web Filtering
7 3 (2.27%) Information Security
7 3 (2.27%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (2.27%) Patch Management
7 3 (2.27%) QMS
7 3 (2.27%) Quality Management
7 3 (2.27%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.27%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 3 (2.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.27%) Perl
2 2 (1.52%) Python
3 1 (0.76%) Java
3 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 71 (53.79%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (40.15%) CCNP
3 43 (32.58%) CCNA
4 26 (19.70%) Security Cleared
5 25 (18.94%) SC Cleared
6 13 (9.85%) CCIE
7 6 (4.55%) CCSA
7 6 (4.55%) JNCIA
8 5 (3.79%) CCSE
8 5 (3.79%) Check Point Certification
8 5 (3.79%) Degree
9 3 (2.27%) CCA
9 3 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.52%) CEH
10 2 (1.52%) CISM
10 2 (1.52%) CISSP
11 1 (0.76%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) COBIT
2 1 (0.76%) ISO27002
2 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.27%) XenApp
2 2 (1.52%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.76%) Snort
3 1 (0.76%) vCloud
3 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (12.88%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.76%) OpenNMS
3 1 (0.76%) Proventia
3 1 (0.76%) vMotion
Vendors
1 115 (87.12%) Cisco
2 52 (39.39%) CheckPoint
3 24 (18.18%) Juniper
4 22 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 22 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 12 (9.09%) F5
6 11 (8.33%) Aruba
7 7 (5.30%) Citrix
8 5 (3.79%) Blue Coat
8 5 (3.79%) Forcepoint
8 5 (3.79%) Intel Security
8 5 (3.79%) Mitel
8 5 (3.79%) Nortel
9 4 (3.03%) AlgoSec
9 4 (3.03%) IronPort
9 4 (3.03%) Riverbed
9 4 (3.03%) Tufin
10 3 (2.27%) Huawei
10 3 (2.27%) Meraki
11 2 (1.52%) VMware
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