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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 40 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing Firewall 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.22% 2.83% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 26.92% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£125 £400 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% +113.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £360 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £428 £198
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.63 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -16.82%
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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
52 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.90% 10.53% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 18
Average daily rate £375 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £435 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.97 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.74% +8.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014.

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 December 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (50.00%) SCADA
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) ISMS
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 4 (50.00%) Security Management
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 2 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (25.00%) CCENT
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) SCADA
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (50.00%) ISMS
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 4 (50.00%) Security Management
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (25.00%) CCENT
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) HP
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