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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 41 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.05% 2.87% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 17.39% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £435 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.63 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.70% -2.22%
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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
40 46 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.50% 16.49% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 16
Average daily rate £375 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £137 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -79.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) ISMS
4 3 (30.00%) SCADA
4 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security Management
4 3 (30.00%) Security Management
5 2 (20.00%) BT
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (20.00%) AppSense
5 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
1 4 (40.00%) Wireless
1 4 (40.00%) Network Security
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) OSPF
2 2 (20.00%) BGP
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) WLAN
3 1 (10.00%) SMS
3 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
1 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (10.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) ISMS
4 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security Management
4 3 (30.00%) Security Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) CCA
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (10.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix
1 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) BT
2 2 (20.00%) AppSense
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Rate: £450.00 per day
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