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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 36 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.24% 1.70% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 21.05% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£375 £375 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% +87.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.88 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+10.77% -26.10%
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
56 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.95% 8.09% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 13 10
Average daily rate £420 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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
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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Network Security
3 4 (28.57%) ISMS
3 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 4 (28.57%) SCADA
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 4 (28.57%) Information Security
3 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (28.57%) Information Security Management
3 4 (28.57%) Security Management
3 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (14.29%) CCENT
5 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
5 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) LANDesk
5 2 (14.29%) VLAN
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 2 (14.29%) Nmap
5 2 (14.29%) SLA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Network Security
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
3 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (14.29%) VLAN
4 2 (14.29%) DMZ
4 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
1 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Security Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) IT Security Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) JSON
1 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) SCADA
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) ISMS
2 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security Management
2 4 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CCENT
2 2 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Nmap
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) LANDesk
2 2 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) AppSense
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Rate: £175 - £230 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £175.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 26 days ago