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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 38 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Firewall 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.08% 1.04% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.95% 20.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £425 £175 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -43.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.96% +44.44%
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
43 15 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.88% 5.21% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 39
Median daily rate £350 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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
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 30 May 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 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (64.29%) Internet
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) CCNA
5 7 (50.00%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) WAN
6 6 (42.86%) ITIL
6 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
7 5 (35.71%) Linux
7 5 (35.71%) CCNP
7 5 (35.71%) Tivoli
7 5 (35.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (35.71%) HP
7 5 (35.71%) Citrix
7 5 (35.71%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (35.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
8 4 (28.57%) Logistics
8 4 (28.57%) SLA
8 4 (28.57%) VPN
8 4 (28.57%) LAN
8 4 (28.57%) Windows
8 4 (28.57%) AIX
9 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
9 3 (21.43%) MPLS
9 3 (21.43%) OSPF
9 3 (21.43%) BGP
9 3 (21.43%) VLAN
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008

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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Internet
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) BGP
4 3 (21.43%) MPLS
4 3 (21.43%) OSPF
4 3 (21.43%) VLAN
5 2 (14.29%) HSRP
5 2 (14.29%) VoIP
5 2 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) Broadband
6 1 (7.14%) DNS
6 1 (7.14%) FTP
6 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
6 1 (7.14%) SSH
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
6 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
2 3 (21.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (21.43%) Network Support
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Leader
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Java EE
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
1 1 (7.14%) SAML
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) AIX
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 4 (28.57%) Logistics
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) CCNA
3 5 (35.71%) CCNP
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (14.29%) CCDP
4 2 (14.29%) CCIE
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) MCSE
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) ProxySG
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) HP Data Protector
1 5 (35.71%) Tivoli
1 5 (35.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.14%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) Citrix
4 5 (35.71%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
6 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
6 2 (14.29%) BMC
6 2 (14.29%) CA
6 2 (14.29%) F5
6 2 (14.29%) Remedy
7 1 (7.14%) BT
7 1 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (7.14%) Juniper
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
7 1 (7.14%) Polycom
7 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.14%) Riverbed