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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 43 34 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 15 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.89% 2.44% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.44% 26.32% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
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£375 £325 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +71.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £273 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £380 £207
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.88 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+10.77% -26.10%
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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
86 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.57% 9.27% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 21 23
Average daily rate £375 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £263 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £14.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +5.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £15.00 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £137.50 £16.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 28 January 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 28 January 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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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 -6 7 £375 +0.06% 10
Bridgend - 3 £300 - 2
Newport 0 2 - - 5
Torfaen - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
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Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (32.14%) Cisco
2 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) Network Security
3 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) ITIL
3 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) LAN
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (21.43%) WAN
4 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
4 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (17.86%) SQL
5 5 (17.86%) IIS
6 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (14.29%) Information Security Management
6 4 (14.29%) Security Management
6 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 4 (14.29%) Information Security
6 4 (14.29%) SCADA
6 4 (14.29%) ISMS
6 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Wireless
7 3 (10.71%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
7 3 (10.71%) McAfee

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (17.86%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Network Security
1 7 (25.00%) LAN
2 6 (21.43%) WAN
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (10.71%) Wireless
5 2 (7.14%) DMZ
5 2 (7.14%) Internet
5 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (7.14%) VLAN
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (3.57%) BGP
6 1 (3.57%) WLAN
6 1 (3.57%) RIP
6 1 (3.57%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Selenium
1 1 (3.57%) Maven
1 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.57%) MSI
1 1 (3.57%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Server Support
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Design Authority
7 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) JSON
1 1 (3.57%) REST
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) SOAP
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 4 (14.29%) SCADA
2 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) CESG
2 2 (7.14%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (7.14%) RMADS
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 4 (14.29%) Security Management
3 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 4 (14.29%) Information Security
3 4 (14.29%) ISMS
3 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance
5 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.14%) Network Design
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C
3 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.14%) CISSP
4 2 (7.14%) CCNP
4 2 (7.14%) CISM
4 2 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (7.14%) CCENT
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.57%) CCSE
5 1 (3.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.14%) Nmap
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
3 3 (10.71%) McAfee
3 3 (10.71%) Juniper
4 2 (7.14%) Remedy
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) F5
4 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 2 (7.14%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.57%) Sourcefire
5 1 (3.57%) Aruba
5 1 (3.57%) Lumension
5 1 (3.57%) AppSense
5 1 (3.57%) Websense
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
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