The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 43 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.07% 2.21% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.43% 15.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -32.69%
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South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 40 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.33% 14.76% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 15
Average daily rate £375 £275 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £205 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Cardiff region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Cardiff region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 6 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 4 (50.00%) Security Management
3 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) SCADA
3 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) ISMS
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (25.00%) NetScaler

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WLAN
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Packager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 4 (50.00%) Security Management
3 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) ISMS
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCA
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) AppSense
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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