Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Firewall Consultant was £431 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 25 July 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 Consultant
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 348 380 392
Rank change year-on-year +32 +12 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Consultant 11 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.069% 0.032% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.034% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
South East median daily rate £431 £364 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.48% -19.11% +32.35%
England median daily rate £388 £375 £438
% change year-on-year +3.33% -14.29% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 15164 17684 18724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.44% 95.03% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8724 10706 10558
South East median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £241 £235 £226
90th Percentile £550 £545 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 725 757 901
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.32% +2.91%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.45 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%

Firewall Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Firewall Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Consultant in the South East

Firewall Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall Consultant in the South East

Firewall Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall Consultant in the South East over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall Consultant in the South East

Firewall Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall Consultant in the South East

Firewall Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +17 5 £388 -3.13%
Surrey - 4 £488 -
Berkshire +32 1 - -
Thames Valley +5 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £500 -
Firewall Consultant
England

Firewall Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 South East region featuring Firewall Consultant in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Network Security
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 6 (54.55%) Juniper
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Wireless
4 5 (45.45%) VoIP
4 5 (45.45%) CCNP
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 4 (36.36%) F5
5 4 (36.36%) FortiGate
5 4 (36.36%) Palo Alto
6 3 (27.27%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (27.27%) HTTP
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) BGP
7 1 (9.09%) VPN
7 1 (9.09%) DNS
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
7 1 (9.09%) IPsec
7 1 (9.09%) CCSA

Firewall Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Network Security
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 6 (54.55%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) VoIP
4 5 (45.45%) Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) HTTP
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
6 1 (9.09%) DNS
6 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (9.09%) IPsec
6 1 (9.09%) Skype
6 1 (9.09%) VPN
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CCNP
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCSA
2 1 (9.09%) CCSE
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) Juniper
4 4 (36.36%) F5
4 4 (36.36%) Palo Alto
5 3 (27.27%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 1 (9.09%) Fortinet