The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
UK / Wales
Rank 35 28 42
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing Firewall 30 39 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.74% 6.67% 3.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.30% 34.51% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 8
Median daily rate £356 £328 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% -15.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £138 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.13 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-19.50% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
99 113 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 15.64% 19.32% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 92 70
Median daily rate £363 £343 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £231 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £16.75 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.16% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £30.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £16.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Wales region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Wales region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
South Wales +8 28 £363 +11.53% 5
West Wales -15 2 £250 -12.28% 1
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 66 (88.00%) Cisco
2 43 (57.33%) Security Cleared
3 40 (53.33%) SC Cleared
4 39 (52.00%) LAN
5 30 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (34.67%) CCNP
7 25 (33.33%) Intel Security
7 25 (33.33%) Fortinet
8 20 (26.67%) Windows
9 19 (25.33%) WAN
10 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
10 18 (24.00%) CheckPoint
10 18 (24.00%) Change Control
11 16 (21.33%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (18.67%) F5
13 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
14 11 (14.67%) CCNA
14 11 (14.67%) VMware
15 10 (13.33%) VPN
15 10 (13.33%) Juniper
16 9 (12.00%) HP
16 9 (12.00%) ITIL
17 8 (10.67%) Wi-Fi
17 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 8 (10.67%) Network Security
17 8 (10.67%) Windows Server
18 7 (9.33%) SIEM
18 7 (9.33%) Information Security
18 7 (9.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 6 (8.00%) Finance

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Office
2 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 39 (52.00%) LAN
2 19 (25.33%) WAN
3 16 (21.33%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (13.33%) VPN
5 8 (10.67%) Network Security
5 8 (10.67%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (8.00%) DHCP
6 6 (8.00%) DNS
7 5 (6.67%) BGP
7 5 (6.67%) EIGRP
7 5 (6.67%) Internet
7 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.33%) Cisco IPT
8 4 (5.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (5.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (5.33%) OSPF
8 4 (5.33%) SAN
8 4 (5.33%) VLAN
8 4 (5.33%) Wireless
8 4 (5.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Advertising
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 29 (38.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 18 (24.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (24.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Firewall Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Juniper Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Network Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Network Support
8 3 (4.00%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) SOC Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) PKI
2 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.67%) Clustering
3 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.67%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Windows Server
2 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.67%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) Change Control
2 9 (12.00%) ITIL
3 7 (9.33%) Information Security
3 7 (9.33%) SIEM
4 6 (8.00%) Process Improvement
5 5 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.33%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (5.33%) Line Management
6 4 (5.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (5.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 4 (5.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (4.00%) Business Development
7 3 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.00%) Digital Forensics
7 3 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (4.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.00%) Project Governance
7 3 (4.00%) Software Licensing
8 2 (2.67%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (57.33%) Security Cleared
2 40 (53.33%) SC Cleared
3 30 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (34.67%) CCNP
5 11 (14.67%) CCNA
6 3 (4.00%) CISSP
6 3 (4.00%) Degree
7 2 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.67%) CCENT
7 2 (2.67%) CCIE
7 2 (2.67%) CISM
7 2 (2.67%) GIAC
7 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.67%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.33%) CCIP
8 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.33%) ProxySG
4 3 (4.00%) XenApp
5 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Backup Exec
1 4 (5.33%) Nessus
1 4 (5.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 4 (5.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (4.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (4.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.67%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (2.67%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.67%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.33%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.33%) SCCM
4 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 66 (88.00%) Cisco
2 25 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 25 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 18 (24.00%) CheckPoint
3 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (18.67%) F5
5 11 (14.67%) VMware
6 10 (13.33%) Juniper
7 9 (12.00%) HP
8 5 (6.67%) Avaya
8 5 (6.67%) Blue Coat
9 4 (5.33%) Citrix
9 4 (5.33%) ScanSafe
9 4 (5.33%) Sourcefire
9 4 (5.33%) Splunk
9 4 (5.33%) Symantec
10 3 (4.00%) Brocade
10 3 (4.00%) Genesys
10 3 (4.00%) NICE Systems
11 2 (2.67%) ServiceNow
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