Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Firewall Engineer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Firewall Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 255 238 237
Rank change year-on-year -17 -1 +45
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 2 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.029% 0.061% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.063% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
City of London median daily rate £438 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £415 £378 £368
90th Percentile £460 £546 £508
Central London median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,658 6,315 6,447
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 95.54% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,223 4,854 5,170
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £303
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £498 £458
% change year-on-year +0.50% +8.74% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 75 70
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -4.74% +4.11%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.55 £30.45 £35.86
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £18.73
% change year-on-year +0.04% -0.17% +4.03%

Firewall Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Firewall Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Engineer in the City of London

Firewall Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Firewall Engineer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall Engineer in the City of London

Firewall Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall Engineer in the City of London

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, Firewall Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco