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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 24 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 13 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.80% 2.23% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.11% 10.87% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Median daily rate £363 £250 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -45.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -18.44%
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
36 92 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.28% 20.54% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 78 21
Median daily rate £350 £350 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 2016.

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 September 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 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (40.00%) F5
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) WAN
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (25.00%) VMware
7 5 (25.00%) CCNP
7 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (20.00%) CCNA
8 4 (20.00%) Citrix
8 4 (20.00%) CA
8 4 (20.00%) LAN
8 4 (20.00%) VPN
9 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (15.00%) ITIL
9 3 (15.00%) BGP
9 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (15.00%) Network Security
9 3 (15.00%) HSRP
9 3 (15.00%) XenApp
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (30.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) LAN
3 4 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) BGP
4 3 (15.00%) HSRP
4 3 (15.00%) Network Security
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (10.00%) DNS
5 2 (10.00%) Internet
5 2 (10.00%) MPLS
5 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (10.00%) OSPF
5 2 (10.00%) VLAN
6 1 (5.00%) Broadband
6 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.00%) SAN
6 1 (5.00%) TACACS
6 1 (5.00%) VoIP
6 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Server Support
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (10.00%) ITSM
2 2 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security
3 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (5.00%) Network Design
3 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) SDLC
3 1 (5.00%) SIEM
3 1 (5.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) CCNP
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (10.00%) CCENT
4 2 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CCDP
5 1 (5.00%) CCIE
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) MCSE
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) XenApp
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) ProxySG
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.00%) NFS
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (10.00%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (10.00%) Zenoss
2 1 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Nessus
2 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (40.00%) F5
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (20.00%) CA
6 4 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (10.00%) Avaya
7 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (10.00%) BMC
7 2 (10.00%) Intel Security
7 2 (10.00%) LogRhythm
7 2 (10.00%) Nortel
7 2 (10.00%) Remedy
7 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
7 2 (10.00%) Symantec
8 1 (5.00%) Altiris
8 1 (5.00%) ScanSafe
8 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire
8 1 (5.00%) Splunk