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 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 20 68 46
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -22
Contract jobs citing Firewall 37 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.30% 1.73% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.26% 9.45% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 7
Median daily rate £400 £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £175 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.37 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+1.73% -16.00%
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
108 127 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.30% 18.27% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 105 34
Median daily rate £375 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £20.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +25 13 £363 +45.00% 2
Bridgend - 12 £425 - 1
Newport - 1 £425 - 2
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 - -
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 45 (81.82%) Cisco
2 38 (69.09%) SC Cleared
2 38 (69.09%) Security Cleared
3 24 (43.64%) CheckPoint
3 24 (43.64%) LAN
4 19 (34.55%) CCNP
4 19 (34.55%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (27.27%) Windows
5 15 (27.27%) Intel Security
6 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
6 14 (25.45%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (25.45%) F5
6 14 (25.45%) Fortinet
7 12 (21.82%) WAN
8 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (18.18%) Change Control
9 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
10 9 (16.36%) VPN
10 9 (16.36%) DNS
10 9 (16.36%) Juniper
10 9 (16.36%) VMware
11 8 (14.55%) Finance
11 8 (14.55%) DHCP
11 8 (14.55%) Windows Server
12 7 (12.73%) Linux
13 6 (10.91%) MS Exchange
13 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
13 6 (10.91%) CCNA
13 6 (10.91%) Wireless
13 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012

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 (10.91%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (43.64%) LAN
2 14 (25.45%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (21.82%) WAN
4 9 (16.36%) DNS
4 9 (16.36%) VPN
5 8 (14.55%) DHCP
6 6 (10.91%) Wireless
7 5 (9.09%) NetScaler
7 5 (9.09%) Network Security
7 5 (9.09%) VLAN
8 4 (7.27%) TACACS
8 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
8 4 (7.27%) Wireless Security
9 3 (5.45%) BGP
9 3 (5.45%) Cisco IPT
9 3 (5.45%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (5.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (5.45%) HSRP
9 3 (5.45%) OSPF
9 3 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) MySQL
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.82%) JUnit
1 1 (1.82%) Maven
1 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 23 (41.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Network Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) Architect
6 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.45%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Tester
6 3 (5.45%) Tester
7 2 (3.64%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) IT Support
7 2 (3.64%) IT Technician
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Java EE
1 1 (1.82%) LAMP
1 1 (1.82%) SAML
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
1 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Clustering
2 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.45%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.64%) PKI
4 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Windows
2 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.73%) Linux
5 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Change Control
2 5 (9.09%) ITIL
3 4 (7.27%) Information Security
4 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.45%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.64%) ITSM
5 2 (3.64%) Line Management
5 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.64%) Scrum
5 2 (3.64%) SDLC
5 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.82%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.82%) Process Improvement
6 1 (1.82%) Project Management
6 1 (1.82%) Security Hardening
6 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.82%) SIEM
6 1 (1.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) Java
1 4 (7.27%) Perl
1 4 (7.27%) PHP
1 4 (7.27%) Python
2 3 (5.45%) C
2 3 (5.45%) C++
2 3 (5.45%) Ruby
3 2 (3.64%) SQL
4 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (69.09%) SC Cleared
1 38 (69.09%) Security Cleared
2 19 (34.55%) CCNP
2 19 (34.55%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (10.91%) CCNA
4 3 (5.45%) CEH
4 3 (5.45%) CHECK Team Leader
4 3 (5.45%) CISA
4 3 (5.45%) CISSP
4 3 (5.45%) CREST Certified
4 3 (5.45%) OSCP
5 2 (3.64%) CCENT
5 2 (3.64%) CCIE
5 2 (3.64%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.82%) CCDP
6 1 (1.82%) Degree
6 1 (1.82%) MCSE
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.27%) XenApp
3 3 (5.45%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.64%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.82%) NFS
5 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.64%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.64%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (3.64%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) SCOM
2 2 (3.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (3.64%) Zenoss
3 1 (1.82%) Ansible
3 1 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) Nessus
3 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.82%) yum
Vendors
1 45 (81.82%) Cisco
2 24 (43.64%) CheckPoint
3 15 (27.27%) Intel Security
4 14 (25.45%) F5
4 14 (25.45%) Fortinet
4 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
5 9 (16.36%) Juniper
5 9 (16.36%) VMware
6 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.09%) Citrix
8 4 (7.27%) CA
9 3 (5.45%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.64%) Avaya
10 2 (3.64%) BMC
10 2 (3.64%) LogRhythm
10 2 (3.64%) Nortel
10 2 (3.64%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.64%) Remedy
10 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.64%) Symantec
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