The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 31 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 10 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.58% 2.52% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.26% 14.29% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 5
Median daily rate £369 £140 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+163.39% -62.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £135 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £370 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £371
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.88 £23.75 £23.44
% change year-on-year
-12.10% +1.33%

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
43 70 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.41% 17.63% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 60 47
Median daily rate £375 £325 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £140 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 20 (76.92%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 9 (34.62%) F5
4 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (26.92%) CCNA
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 7 (26.92%) LAN
6 6 (23.08%) WAN
6 6 (23.08%) CCNP
6 6 (23.08%) ITIL
6 6 (23.08%) Windows
6 6 (23.08%) Process Improvement
7 5 (19.23%) SIEM
7 5 (19.23%) Information Security
7 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (19.23%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) VMware
8 4 (15.38%) VPN
8 4 (15.38%) HP
8 4 (15.38%) Network Security
8 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
9 3 (11.54%) NICE Systems
9 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (11.54%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 3 (11.54%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 3 (11.54%) Project Governance

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (26.92%) LAN
3 6 (23.08%) WAN
4 4 (15.38%) Network Security
4 4 (15.38%) VPN
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
5 3 (11.54%) Wireless
5 3 (11.54%) WLAN
6 2 (7.69%) DHCP
6 2 (7.69%) DNS
6 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
6 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.85%) BGP
7 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.85%) Internet
7 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Network Support
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Telephony Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (3.85%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Splunk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.54%) PKI
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
1 6 (23.08%) Process Improvement
2 5 (19.23%) Information Security
2 5 (19.23%) SIEM
3 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.54%) Business Development
4 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (11.54%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (11.54%) Project Governance
4 3 (11.54%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Computer Security
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) ITSM
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) CCNA
3 6 (23.08%) CCNP
4 3 (11.54%) CISSP
4 3 (11.54%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) CCENT
5 2 (7.69%) CISM
5 2 (7.69%) GIAC
5 2 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.85%) CCIP
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Nessus
1 3 (11.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (11.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (7.69%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (7.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (7.69%) Zenoss
3 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 9 (34.62%) F5
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 5 (19.23%) VMware
6 4 (15.38%) HP
7 3 (11.54%) Brocade
7 3 (11.54%) Citrix
7 3 (11.54%) Fortinet
7 3 (11.54%) Genesys
7 3 (11.54%) NICE Systems
7 3 (11.54%) ScanSafe
7 3 (11.54%) Sourcefire
7 3 (11.54%) Splunk
7 3 (11.54%) Symantec
8 2 (7.69%) CA
8 2 (7.69%) Intel Security
8 2 (7.69%) LogRhythm
8 2 (7.69%) Nortel
8 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow