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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 31 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.51% 1.79% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.07% 17.65% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Median daily rate £375 £175 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -54.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £154 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £320 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+53.26% +24.32%
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
41 34 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.70% 10.12% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 34
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 £325 £172 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 26 June 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
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) WAN
4 7 (50.00%) CCNA
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) Citrix
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 5 (35.71%) LAN
6 5 (35.71%) HP
6 5 (35.71%) CCNP
6 5 (35.71%) Tivoli
6 5 (35.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (35.71%) HP Data Protector
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 4 (28.57%) Logistics
7 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
7 4 (28.57%) AIX
7 4 (28.57%) VPN
7 4 (28.57%) SLA
7 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
8 3 (21.43%) VLAN
8 3 (21.43%) MPLS
8 3 (21.43%) OSPF
8 3 (21.43%) BGP

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
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
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 7 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) VPN
5 3 (21.43%) BGP
5 3 (21.43%) MPLS
5 3 (21.43%) OSPF
5 3 (21.43%) VLAN
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (14.29%) HSRP
6 2 (14.29%) VoIP
6 2 (14.29%) Wireless
7 1 (7.14%) Broadband
7 1 (7.14%) DNS
7 1 (7.14%) FTP
7 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
7 1 (7.14%) Network Security
7 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (7.14%) Wireless Security
7 1 (7.14%) WLAN
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%) 3rd Line 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%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) AIX
2 4 (28.57%) 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%) Windows Server 2003
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 1 (7.14%) SQL
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
5 1 (7.14%) MCSE
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) ProxySG
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (7.14%) NFS
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
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%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) Citrix
5 5 (35.71%) HP
6 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
7 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 2 (14.29%) BMC
7 2 (14.29%) CA
7 2 (14.29%) F5
7 2 (14.29%) Remedy
8 1 (7.14%) Altiris
8 1 (7.14%) BT
8 1 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (7.14%) Juniper
8 1 (7.14%) NetApp
8 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
8 1 (7.14%) Polycom
8 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
8 1 (7.14%) Symantec
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
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