The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 18 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.81% 1.88% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.95% 17.74% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 4
Median daily rate £365 £175 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.57% -58.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £156 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £370 £459
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
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 South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
95 62 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.08% 10.62% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 42 44
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 £313 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 1
Median hourly rate £22.75 £14.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +21.73%
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 South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the South Wales region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the South Wales region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +7 7 £375 +114.28% 7
Caerphilly +2 1 £380 +130.30%
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 30 (81.08%) Cisco
2 21 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
4 18 (48.65%) Linux
5 16 (43.24%) CCNA
6 15 (40.54%) VMware
7 14 (37.84%) Windows
8 13 (35.14%) ITIL
8 13 (35.14%) Internet
8 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
8 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
8 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
9 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
10 10 (27.03%) Citrix
10 10 (27.03%) Incident Management
11 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
11 9 (24.32%) HP
11 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
11 9 (24.32%) VPN
11 9 (24.32%) DNS
11 9 (24.32%) Tivoli
11 9 (24.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 9 (24.32%) CCNP
11 9 (24.32%) SQL
11 9 (24.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 9 (24.32%) HP Data Protector
12 8 (21.62%) AIX
12 8 (21.62%) WAN
12 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
12 8 (21.62%) SLA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (10.81%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.70%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) Internet
2 9 (24.32%) DNS
2 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
2 9 (24.32%) VPN
3 8 (21.62%) WAN
4 7 (18.92%) LAN
4 7 (18.92%) Wireless
5 6 (16.22%) VoIP
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (10.81%) OSPF
6 4 (10.81%) VLAN
6 4 (10.81%) Wireless Security
7 3 (8.11%) BGP
7 3 (8.11%) DHCP
7 3 (8.11%) MPLS
8 2 (5.41%) HSRP
8 2 (5.41%) HTTPS
8 2 (5.41%) Network Security
8 2 (5.41%) SSH
8 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.41%) IntelliJ
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.41%) JUnit
1 2 (5.41%) Maven
1 2 (5.41%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Network Support
3 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
6 3 (8.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (8.11%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Java EE
1 2 (5.41%) LAMP
1 2 (5.41%) SAML
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
1 2 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
1 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) CMDB
2 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
2 2 (5.41%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Linux
2 14 (37.84%) Windows
3 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
4 8 (21.62%) AIX
5 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) Incident Management
3 8 (21.62%) Logistics
4 5 (13.51%) Resource Management
5 3 (8.11%) Information Security
5 3 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.41%) ITSM
6 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.70%) Change Control
7 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.70%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) Network Design
7 1 (2.70%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) Java
2 5 (13.51%) Perl
2 5 (13.51%) PHP
2 5 (13.51%) Python
3 3 (8.11%) C
3 3 (8.11%) C++
3 3 (8.11%) Ruby
4 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (43.24%) CCNA
3 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
3 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
4 9 (24.32%) CCNP
4 9 (24.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (8.11%) CCIE
5 3 (8.11%) CEH
5 3 (8.11%) CHECK Team Leader
5 3 (8.11%) CISA
5 3 (8.11%) CISSP
5 3 (8.11%) CREST Certified
5 3 (8.11%) OSCP
6 2 (5.41%) CCDP
7 1 (2.70%) MCSE
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.41%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.70%) NFS
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.70%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) HP Data Protector
1 9 (24.32%) Tivoli
1 9 (24.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (5.41%) Ansible
3 2 (5.41%) SCCM
3 2 (5.41%) SCOM
3 2 (5.41%) yum
4 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Cisco
2 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 15 (40.54%) VMware
4 10 (27.03%) Citrix
5 9 (24.32%) HP
6 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
7 6 (16.22%) Juniper
8 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
9 4 (10.81%) BMC
9 4 (10.81%) F5
9 4 (10.81%) Remedy
10 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
11 2 (5.41%) CA
11 2 (5.41%) Oracle
12 1 (2.70%) Altiris
12 1 (2.70%) BT
12 1 (2.70%) NetApp
12 1 (2.70%) Polycom
12 1 (2.70%) Riverbed
12 1 (2.70%) Symantec
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Austin Fraser
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