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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 47 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing Firewall 9 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.02% 1.06% 2.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% 10.00% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
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£250 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £415 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-4.33% +3.44%
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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
93 40 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.90% 10.61% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 26 28
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £300 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (66.67%) CCNA
3 8 (66.67%) HP
4 5 (41.67%) Internet
4 5 (41.67%) Tivoli
4 5 (41.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) AIX
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (33.33%) VLAN
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (25.00%) SLA
6 3 (25.00%) CCNP
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) Billing
7 2 (16.67%) Network Design
7 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (16.67%) VoIP
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
2 4 (33.33%) VLAN
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) VRRP
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) Softswitch
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) HSRP
5 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (8.33%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Support
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Technical Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) AIX
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Server Building
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) CCNA
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (25.00%) CCNP
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (8.33%) MCTS
6 1 (8.33%) MCSE
6 1 (8.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Tivoli
1 5 (41.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (41.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) F5
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) Avaya
6 1 (8.33%) BT
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) WatchGuard
6 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £150 - 200 per day
Posted: 24 days ago