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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 33 47 32
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.51% 2.33% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.33% 15.15% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 6
Median daily rate £205 £233 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.82% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £136 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £360 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
- -13.51%

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 66 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.36% 15.38% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 54 33
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £238 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

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 February 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 February 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 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (34.62%) CCNA
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
4 8 (30.77%) ITIL
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (30.77%) F5
5 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
5 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
5 7 (26.92%) Windows
5 7 (26.92%) HP
6 6 (23.08%) VMware
6 6 (23.08%) LAN
6 6 (23.08%) Process Improvement
7 5 (19.23%) SIEM
7 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (19.23%) CCNP
7 5 (19.23%) WAN
7 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
7 5 (19.23%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) Information Security
8 4 (15.38%) Citrix
8 4 (15.38%) Internet
8 4 (15.38%) Tivoli
8 4 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
8 4 (15.38%) HP Data Protector

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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (23.08%) LAN
3 5 (19.23%) WAN
4 4 (15.38%) Internet
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%) VPN
5 3 (11.54%) Wireless
5 3 (11.54%) WLAN
6 2 (7.69%) Network Security
6 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.85%) DHCP
7 1 (3.85%) DNS
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) 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
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Engineer
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%) 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%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) SIEM Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.54%) PKI
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Process Improvement
3 5 (19.23%) Information Security
3 5 (19.23%) SIEM
4 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.54%) Business Development
5 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (11.54%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (11.54%) Project Governance
5 3 (11.54%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (7.69%) Computer Security
6 2 (7.69%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (3.85%) ITSM
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (34.62%) CCNA
3 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) CCNP
5 3 (11.54%) CISSP
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (7.69%) CISM
6 2 (7.69%) Degree
6 2 (7.69%) GIAC
7 1 (3.85%) CCENT
7 1 (3.85%) CCIP
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
3 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (15.38%) Tivoli
1 4 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Nessus
2 3 (11.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (11.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (7.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (3.85%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (3.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.85%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) F5
4 7 (26.92%) HP
5 6 (23.08%) VMware
6 4 (15.38%) Citrix
7 3 (11.54%) Brocade
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%) Juniper
9 1 (3.85%) Avaya
9 1 (3.85%) CA
9 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
9 1 (3.85%) Nortel