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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 61 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.52% 2.18% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.67% 27.50% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
Median daily rate £240 £244 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £355 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £364 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.46% +6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £30.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-24.16% +57.89%
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
75 40 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 14.29% 7.94% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 25 43
Median daily rate £394 £300 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.25 £34.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.69% +76.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £34.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £34.50 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £240 -
Cardiff -23 1 £425 +74.35% 3
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 31 (79.49%) Cisco
2 20 (51.28%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
4 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
4 17 (43.59%) Linux
5 15 (38.46%) CCNA
6 13 (33.33%) VPN
6 13 (33.33%) VMware
7 12 (30.77%) DNS
7 12 (30.77%) ITIL
8 11 (28.21%) Windows
8 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
8 11 (28.21%) Internet
8 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
9 10 (25.64%) F5
9 10 (25.64%) HP
9 10 (25.64%) Citrix
9 10 (25.64%) Incident Management
10 9 (23.08%) HP Data Protector
10 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
10 9 (23.08%) Tivoli
10 9 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 9 (23.08%) SQL
10 9 (23.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (20.51%) AIX
11 8 (20.51%) SLA
11 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
11 8 (20.51%) Logistics
12 7 (17.95%) DHCP

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 5 (12.82%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.56%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) VPN
2 12 (30.77%) DNS
3 11 (28.21%) Internet
4 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 7 (17.95%) DHCP
6 6 (15.38%) VLAN
6 6 (15.38%) VoIP
7 5 (12.82%) LAN
7 5 (12.82%) WAN
7 5 (12.82%) Wireless
8 4 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (10.26%) DMZ
9 2 (5.13%) HTTPS
9 2 (5.13%) Network Security
9 2 (5.13%) SSH
9 2 (5.13%) Wireshark
10 1 (2.56%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
10 1 (2.56%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.13%) IntelliJ
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.13%) JUnit
1 2 (5.13%) Maven
1 2 (5.13%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Network Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Network Support
4 5 (12.82%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (12.82%) Administrator
5 4 (10.26%) 1st Line Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
6 3 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (7.69%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Unix Support
6 3 (7.69%) Unix Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) Web Services
1 5 (12.82%) XML
2 2 (5.13%) Java EE
2 2 (5.13%) LAMP
2 2 (5.13%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) PKI
2 3 (7.69%) DataPower
3 2 (5.13%) CMDB
3 2 (5.13%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Linux
2 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
3 8 (20.51%) AIX
4 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.69%) Unix
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 10 (25.64%) Incident Management
3 8 (20.51%) Logistics
4 5 (12.82%) Resource Management
4 5 (12.82%) Security Hardening
5 4 (10.26%) Network Architecture
6 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.69%) SOA
7 2 (5.13%) ITSM
7 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.56%) Information Security
8 1 (2.56%) Migration
8 1 (2.56%) Network Design
8 1 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.56%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) Java
2 3 (7.69%) Perl
2 3 (7.69%) PHP
2 3 (7.69%) Python
3 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) C++
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
4 15 (38.46%) CCNA
5 9 (23.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (15.38%) CCNP
7 2 (5.13%) CCDP
8 1 (2.56%) CCIE
8 1 (2.56%) CEH
8 1 (2.56%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (2.56%) CISA
8 1 (2.56%) CISSP
8 1 (2.56%) CREST Certified
8 1 (2.56%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) HP Data Protector
1 9 (23.08%) Tivoli
1 9 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (5.13%) Ansible
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) SCOM
2 2 (5.13%) yum
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 31 (79.49%) Cisco
2 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
3 13 (33.33%) VMware
4 10 (25.64%) Citrix
4 10 (25.64%) F5
4 10 (25.64%) HP
5 6 (15.38%) Blue Coat
6 5 (12.82%) Oracle
7 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
7 4 (10.26%) Juniper
7 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.13%) BMC
8 2 (5.13%) Palo Alto
8 2 (5.13%) Remedy
9 1 (2.56%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.56%) Polycom
9 1 (2.56%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
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Stott & May
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