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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 29 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 16 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.95% 2.56% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.65% 18.03% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 3
Median daily rate £375 £305 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +144.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £210 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
- +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.38 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-10.61% -15.56%
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
49 61 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.17% 14.22% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 51 31
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016, 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 21 (77.78%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) CheckPoint
3 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (37.04%) F5
4 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.93%) LAN
5 7 (25.93%) WAN
5 7 (25.93%) ITIL
5 7 (25.93%) CCNA
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (25.93%) Finance
6 6 (22.22%) Windows
6 6 (22.22%) Process Improvement
7 5 (18.52%) CCNP
7 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
7 5 (18.52%) Citrix
7 5 (18.52%) VMware
8 4 (14.81%) Symantec
8 4 (14.81%) HP
8 4 (14.81%) VPN
8 4 (14.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
9 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
9 3 (11.11%) Nessus
9 3 (11.11%) Sourcefire
9 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (11.11%) Fortinet

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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (25.93%) LAN
2 7 (25.93%) WAN
3 4 (14.81%) VPN
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 3 (11.11%) Network Security
4 3 (11.11%) Wireless
4 3 (11.11%) WLAN
5 2 (7.41%) DHCP
5 2 (7.41%) DNS
5 2 (7.41%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.70%) BGP
6 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
6 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.70%) Internet
6 1 (3.70%) SAN
6 1 (3.70%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Network Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Support
4 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Telephony Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.11%) PKI
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.11%) Business Development
4 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security
4 3 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (11.11%) Project Governance
4 3 (11.11%) SIEM
4 3 (11.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) ITSM
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) CCNA
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (18.52%) CCNP
4 2 (7.41%) CCENT
4 2 (7.41%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CISSP
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) NFS
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (11.11%) Nessus
2 3 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
3 2 (7.41%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.41%) Zenoss
4 1 (3.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) CheckPoint
3 10 (37.04%) F5
4 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (18.52%) Citrix
5 5 (18.52%) VMware
6 4 (14.81%) HP
6 4 (14.81%) Symantec
7 3 (11.11%) Brocade
7 3 (11.11%) Fortinet
7 3 (11.11%) Genesys
7 3 (11.11%) NICE Systems
7 3 (11.11%) ScanSafe
7 3 (11.11%) Sourcefire
7 3 (11.11%) Splunk
8 2 (7.41%) CA
8 2 (7.41%) Intel Security
8 2 (7.41%) LogRhythm
8 2 (7.41%) Nortel
8 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
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