The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Firewall Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Firewall Engineer
Rank 646 666 638
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Firewall Engineer 6 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.012% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.013% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Median daily rate £375 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £440 £450
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Firewall Engineer in the job title.

Senior Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Firewall Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Firewall Engineer within the UK.

Senior Firewall Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Firewall Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Firewall Engineer within the UK.

Senior Firewall Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Firewall Engineer
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Firewall Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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 -2 6 £375 -21.05%
London +15 3 £425 -10.52%
Yorkshire +16 2 £360 -15.29%
City of London +15 2 £475 -
West Yorkshire +8 2 £360 -15.29%
Bradford - 2 £360 -
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
Edgware - 1 £375 -

Senior Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Senior 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 Senior Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (82.35%) Cisco
3 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (41.18%) CCNP
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (35.29%) Juniper
7 5 (29.41%) LAN
7 5 (29.41%) WAN
7 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) Network Security
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
9 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (17.65%) Wireless
9 3 (17.65%) DMZ
9 3 (17.65%) Linux
9 3 (17.65%) CCSP
9 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
9 3 (17.65%) Network Design
9 3 (17.65%) Banking
9 3 (17.65%) CCSE
10 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (11.76%) VMware
10 2 (11.76%) Project Management
10 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
10 2 (11.76%) VLAN
10 2 (11.76%) Windows
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft

Senior 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:

Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 5 (29.41%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) Network Security
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (17.65%) DMZ
5 3 (17.65%) Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) IPv4
6 2 (11.76%) MPLS
6 2 (11.76%) SAN
6 2 (11.76%) VLAN
7 1 (5.88%) BGP
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (5.88%) HSRP
7 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
7 1 (5.88%) NX-OS
7 1 (5.88%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
1 3 (17.65%) Network Design
2 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (11.76%) Network Management
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Service Design
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Process Management
3 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
3 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CCNP
3 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) CCSE
5 3 (17.65%) CCSP
6 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (11.76%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (11.76%) MCSA
6 2 (11.76%) MCSE
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (5.88%) CCNA
7 1 (5.88%) CISSP
7 1 (5.88%) Degree
7 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
3 6 (35.29%) Juniper
4 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
5 2 (11.76%) F5
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) Aruba