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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 37 44 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.05% 1.50% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 10.53% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
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£175 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.08% -12.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -8.28%
Firewall
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
15 57 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.26% 14.25% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 37 13
Average daily rate £275 £375 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £10.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +157.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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 27 May 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 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Internet
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (23.08%) Patch Management
4 3 (23.08%) VLAN
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) MSI
4 3 (23.08%) InstallShield
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (23.08%) AppSense
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 2 (15.38%) Nmap
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Software Testing

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) Wireless
2 3 (23.08%) VLAN
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (15.38%) DMZ
4 1 (7.69%) ISDN
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) WLAN
4 1 (7.69%) Softswitch
4 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MSI
1 3 (23.08%) InstallShield
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Packager
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) AIX
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (23.08%) Patch Management
3 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNA
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCTS
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Nmap
1 2 (15.38%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) AppSense
3 3 (23.08%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) LANDesk
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.69%) Avaya
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) VMware
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £150 per day
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