The median contractor rate for a Firewall Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 130 143
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.079% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.082% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 - £41.25

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2198 2442 2882
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.93% 96.14% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1386 1713
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 199 251
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.25 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Firewall Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Firewall Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Engineer in the East of England

Firewall Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall Engineer in the East of England

Firewall Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall Engineer in the East of England

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 across the East of England region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Crossbeam
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Crossbeam
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia