The median contractor rate for a Firewall Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall Consultant
England / London
Rank 404 412 406
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Consultant 4 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.036% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.038% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £500 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £385 £450
% change year-on-year +15.25% -14.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18077 20886 19765
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.05% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12856 14960 13636
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 281 362
Median hourly rate £22.75 £15.75 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -17.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Firewall Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Firewall Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Consultant in London

Firewall Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall Consultant in London

Firewall Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
City of London 0 1 - -
Firewall Consultant
England

Firewall Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Firewall Consultant 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 London region featuring Firewall Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (28.57%) Nexpose
4 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 2 (28.57%) Splunk
4 2 (28.57%) QRadar
4 2 (28.57%) Acunetix
4 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 2 (28.57%) CEH
4 2 (28.57%) AppScan
4 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP
5 1 (14.29%) Tcl
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Intranet
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) Extranet
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) WAN

Firewall Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Extranet
3 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) Intranet
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) AppScan
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CEH
1 2 (28.57%) CISM
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nexpose
1 2 (28.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) Acunetix
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
2 2 (28.57%) Splunk
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
3 1 (14.29%) Qualys
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Tufin