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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 55 56 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -37
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.29% 1.49% 6.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 12.68% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 11
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£225 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £480 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £15.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -7.69%
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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
80 71 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.90% 11.72% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 42 46
Average daily rate £350 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +2 7 £225 -43.75% 7
Bridgend -1 1 £400 -11.11%
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (77.78%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (50.00%) CCNA
4 7 (38.89%) HP
4 7 (38.89%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) AIX
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 5 (27.78%) Internet
5 5 (27.78%) Tivoli
5 5 (27.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (27.78%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 4 (22.22%) CCNP
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) WAN
6 4 (22.22%) LAN
6 4 (22.22%) SLA
7 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (16.67%) Wireless
3 3 (16.67%) VLAN
4 2 (11.11%) VRRP
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) HSRP
5 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (5.56%) Softswitch
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) ISDN
5 1 (5.56%) OSPF
5 1 (5.56%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MSI
1 2 (11.11%) InstallShield
2 1 (5.56%) JMeter
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) ReSharper
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.56%) Gradle
2 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Network Support
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Support
3 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Server Support
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) Java SE
2 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) Drools
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.56%) CSS3
2 1 (5.56%) JAX-RS
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) AIX
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Patch Management
3 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Application Discovery
4 1 (5.56%) Server Building
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) BPEL
4 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (50.00%) CCNA
3 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) CCNP
5 1 (5.56%) MCSE
5 1 (5.56%) CCIE
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.56%) MCTS
5 1 (5.56%) CCENT
5 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Tivoli
1 5 (27.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (27.78%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) HP
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) AppSense
5 2 (11.11%) WatchGuard
5 2 (11.11%) SonicWALL
5 2 (11.11%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) McAfee
6 1 (5.56%) BT
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (5.56%) F5
6 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
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