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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 48 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Firewall 11 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.26% 3.16% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.43% 24.66% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
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£244 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -9.52%
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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
35 73 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.19% 12.83% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 40 23
Average daily rate £300 £365 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +40.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £34.50 £19.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.92% +25.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +3 5 £244 +8.33% 5
Newport - 3 £300 - 3
Gwent - 2 - - 1
Caerphilly - 1 £165 -
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 14 (51.85%) Cisco
2 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
3 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 8 (29.63%) Windows
4 8 (29.63%) LAN
5 7 (25.93%) WAN
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 6 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 5 (18.52%) Citrix
7 5 (18.52%) CCNA
7 5 (18.52%) ITIL
7 5 (18.52%) Wireless
8 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
8 4 (14.81%) VLAN
8 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
8 4 (14.81%) .NET
8 4 (14.81%) Java
8 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
8 4 (14.81%) HP
8 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (14.81%) Internet
8 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (11.11%) CCNP
9 3 (11.11%) MSI
9 3 (11.11%) InstallShield

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.70%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) LAN
2 7 (25.93%) WAN
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (18.52%) Wireless
5 4 (14.81%) VLAN
5 4 (14.81%) Internet
6 3 (11.11%) Network Security
7 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (7.41%) SAN
7 2 (7.41%) DMZ
8 1 (3.70%) VoIP
8 1 (3.70%) WLAN
8 1 (3.70%) DHCP
8 1 (3.70%) RIP
8 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.70%) DNS
8 1 (3.70%) ISDN
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (3.70%) OSPF
8 1 (3.70%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MSI
1 3 (11.11%) InstallShield
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.70%) Gradle
3 1 (3.70%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (3.70%) JMeter
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Packager
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) Spring
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) Java SE
2 1 (3.70%) JSON
2 1 (3.70%) Spring MVC
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
2 1 (3.70%) Drools
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.70%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) CSS3
2 1 (3.70%) JAX-RS
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) CESG
2 2 (7.41%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (7.41%) RMADS
2 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) Linux
6 2 (7.41%) AIX
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (7.41%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.41%) Information Assurance
4 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.70%) BPEL
5 1 (3.70%) Network Design
5 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.70%) MVC
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) C
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (18.52%) CCNA
5 3 (11.11%) CCNP
6 2 (7.41%) CISSP
6 2 (7.41%) CISM
6 2 (7.41%) Degree
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.70%) CCENT
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.70%) CCSE
7 1 (3.70%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.70%) MCTS
7 1 (3.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.70%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Nmap
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (7.41%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) Nagios
2 1 (3.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Cisco
2 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 5 (18.52%) Citrix
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) HP
5 3 (11.11%) AppSense
5 3 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 2 (7.41%) LANDesk
6 2 (7.41%) Juniper
6 2 (7.41%) VMware
6 2 (7.41%) SonicWALL
6 2 (7.41%) McAfee
6 2 (7.41%) F5
7 1 (3.70%) Lumension
7 1 (3.70%) Websense
7 1 (3.70%) Avaya
7 1 (3.70%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) Aruba
7 1 (3.70%) WatchGuard
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