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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
UK / Wales
Rank 35 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing Firewall 29 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.26% 3.66% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.39% 22.52% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 9
Median daily rate £363 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £23.31
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -14.20%

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
124 111 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.21% 16.25% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 85 54
Median daily rate £375 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £238 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £456 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +19 28 £363 +55.91% 5
West Wales - 1 - -
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 76 (92.68%) Cisco
2 46 (56.10%) Security Cleared
3 43 (52.44%) SC Cleared
4 38 (46.34%) LAN
5 36 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (35.37%) Fortinet
7 28 (34.15%) Intel Security
8 27 (32.93%) CCNP
9 24 (29.27%) Windows
10 22 (26.83%) Change Control
11 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
12 18 (21.95%) WAN
13 17 (20.73%) CheckPoint
13 17 (20.73%) F5
14 15 (18.29%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (18.29%) CCNA
15 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
15 14 (17.07%) HP
15 14 (17.07%) VMware
16 13 (15.85%) ITIL
16 13 (15.85%) Windows Server
17 10 (12.20%) Internet
18 9 (10.98%) Juniper
18 9 (10.98%) VPN
18 9 (10.98%) Blue Coat
19 8 (9.76%) ProxySG
19 8 (9.76%) Network Security
19 8 (9.76%) HP Data Protector
19 8 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
19 8 (9.76%) MS Excel

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 5 (6.10%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 38 (46.34%) LAN
2 18 (21.95%) WAN
3 15 (18.29%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (12.20%) Internet
5 9 (10.98%) VPN
6 8 (9.76%) Network Security
6 8 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (6.10%) BGP
7 5 (6.10%) EIGRP
7 5 (6.10%) iSCSI
7 5 (6.10%) Wireless
8 4 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (4.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (4.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (4.88%) OSPF
8 4 (4.88%) VLAN
8 4 (4.88%) WLAN
9 3 (3.66%) DHCP
9 3 (3.66%) DNS
9 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (7.32%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.22%) Advertising
3 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (64.63%) Network Engineer
2 30 (36.59%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 18 (21.95%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (21.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Firewall Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Juniper Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Security Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Consultant
7 5 (6.10%) LAN Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Technical Support
8 4 (4.88%) Technical Support Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Network Support
9 3 (3.66%) Project Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
1 4 (4.88%) PKI
2 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.44%) Clustering
3 2 (2.44%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.27%) Windows
2 13 (15.85%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.32%) Linux
5 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.83%) Change Control
2 13 (15.85%) ITIL
3 7 (8.54%) Information Security
3 7 (8.54%) SIEM
4 6 (7.32%) Process Improvement
5 5 (6.10%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (4.88%) Line Management
6 4 (4.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (4.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 4 (4.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (3.66%) Business Development
7 3 (3.66%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.66%) Digital Forensics
7 3 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.66%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (3.66%) Project Governance
7 3 (3.66%) Software Licensing
8 2 (2.44%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) C
2 1 (1.22%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 46 (56.10%) Security Cleared
2 43 (52.44%) SC Cleared
3 36 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (32.93%) CCNP
5 15 (18.29%) CCNA
6 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.66%) CISSP
7 3 (3.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.44%) CCIE
8 2 (2.44%) CISM
8 2 (2.44%) Degree
8 2 (2.44%) GIAC
9 1 (1.22%) CCENT
9 1 (1.22%) CCIP
9 1 (1.22%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.66%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.44%) SLA
4 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.76%) ProxySG
2 8 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.44%) pfSense
3 2 (2.44%) Snort
3 2 (2.44%) XenApp
4 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) HP Data Protector
1 8 (9.76%) Tivoli
1 8 (9.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (4.88%) Nessus
2 4 (4.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (4.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.66%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.22%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.22%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.22%) SCCM
4 1 (1.22%) SCOM
4 1 (1.22%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 76 (92.68%) Cisco
2 29 (35.37%) Fortinet
3 28 (34.15%) Intel Security
4 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
5 17 (20.73%) CheckPoint
5 17 (20.73%) F5
6 14 (17.07%) HP
6 14 (17.07%) VMware
7 9 (10.98%) Blue Coat
7 9 (10.98%) Juniper
8 5 (6.10%) Citrix
9 4 (4.88%) Avaya
9 4 (4.88%) ScanSafe
9 4 (4.88%) Sourcefire
9 4 (4.88%) Splunk
9 4 (4.88%) Symantec
10 3 (3.66%) Brocade
10 3 (3.66%) Genesys
10 3 (3.66%) NICE Systems
11 1 (1.22%) CA
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