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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 24 38 48
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Contract jobs citing Firewall 47 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.38% 5.62% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.84% 30.00% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 6
Median daily rate £375 £328 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £366
% change year-on-year
- +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.09%
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
121 110 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.00% 18.74% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 84 44
Median daily rate £400 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +24 17 £375 +22.95% 2
Bridgend -1 11 £438 -5.40%
Newport -4 4 £191 - 1
Neath Port Talbot 0 3 £313 -
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 56 (83.58%) Cisco
2 39 (58.21%) SC Cleared
2 39 (58.21%) Security Cleared
3 35 (52.24%) LAN
4 27 (40.30%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (37.31%) CCNP
6 23 (34.33%) CheckPoint
7 22 (32.84%) Fortinet
8 20 (29.85%) Intel Security
8 20 (29.85%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
10 16 (23.88%) WAN
11 15 (22.39%) Windows
12 14 (20.90%) F5
12 14 (20.90%) Change Control
13 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
14 10 (14.93%) CCNA
14 10 (14.93%) VMware
15 9 (13.43%) ITIL
15 9 (13.43%) Juniper
16 8 (11.94%) VPN
16 8 (11.94%) Finance
16 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
17 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (10.45%) DNS
17 7 (10.45%) HP
18 6 (8.96%) Citrix
18 6 (8.96%) DHCP
18 6 (8.96%) MS Office
18 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange

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 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.48%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (52.24%) LAN
2 20 (29.85%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (23.88%) WAN
4 8 (11.94%) VPN
5 7 (10.45%) DNS
6 6 (8.96%) DHCP
6 6 (8.96%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (8.96%) Wireless
7 5 (7.46%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (7.46%) Network Security
8 4 (5.97%) iSCSI
8 4 (5.97%) NetScaler
8 4 (5.97%) SAN
9 3 (4.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (4.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (4.48%) IP Telephony
9 3 (4.48%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (4.48%) TACACS
9 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
9 3 (4.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Advertising
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (61.19%) Network Engineer
2 26 (38.81%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 18 (26.87%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (26.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Juniper Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Network Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) LAN Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Network Support
8 3 (4.48%) Security Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.99%) Cisco Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Server Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.48%) PKI
3 2 (2.99%) Clustering
3 2 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.46%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.97%) Linux
7 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) Change Control
2 9 (13.43%) ITIL
3 6 (8.96%) Process Improvement
4 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.97%) Information Security
6 3 (4.48%) Business Development
6 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.48%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.48%) Line Management
6 3 (4.48%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (4.48%) Project Governance
6 3 (4.48%) SIEM
6 3 (4.48%) Software Licensing
6 3 (4.48%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (4.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.99%) ITSM
7 2 (2.99%) SDLC
7 2 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.97%) C
2 1 (1.49%) C++
2 1 (1.49%) Java
2 1 (1.49%) Perl
2 1 (1.49%) PHP
2 1 (1.49%) Python
2 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (58.21%) SC Cleared
1 39 (58.21%) Security Cleared
2 27 (40.30%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (37.31%) CCNP
4 10 (14.93%) CCNA
5 2 (2.99%) CCENT
5 2 (2.99%) CISSP
5 2 (2.99%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.49%) CEH
6 1 (1.49%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (1.49%) CISA
6 1 (1.49%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.49%) Degree
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.49%) OSCP
6 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) XenApp
3 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.49%) NFS
5 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (4.48%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (4.48%) Nessus
3 3 (4.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.99%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.99%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.49%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.49%) SCCM
5 1 (1.49%) SCOM
5 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 56 (83.58%) Cisco
2 23 (34.33%) CheckPoint
3 22 (32.84%) Fortinet
4 20 (29.85%) Intel Security
5 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
6 14 (20.90%) F5
7 10 (14.93%) VMware
8 9 (13.43%) Juniper
9 7 (10.45%) HP
10 6 (8.96%) Citrix
11 5 (7.46%) Avaya
12 4 (5.97%) Symantec
13 3 (4.48%) Brocade
13 3 (4.48%) Genesys
13 3 (4.48%) NICE Systems
13 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
13 3 (4.48%) ScanSafe
13 3 (4.48%) Sourcefire
13 3 (4.48%) Splunk
14 2 (2.99%) Palo Alto
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