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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 56 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Firewall 17 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.72% 2.45% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.89% 23.17% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 9
Median daily rate £390 £270 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £172 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £333 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-20.68% +52.63%
Firewall
UK

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
90 82 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 14.38% 10.59% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 40 47
Median daily rate £380 £305 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £491 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 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
South Wales -4 10 £310 +27.17% 9
West Wales +10 2 £550 +107.54%
North Wales +3 1 £425 +54.54%
Mid Wales - 1 £140 -
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 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 Wales region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 43 (82.69%) Cisco
2 23 (44.23%) Security Cleared
3 22 (42.31%) SC Cleared
3 22 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (38.46%) Linux
5 17 (32.69%) CCNA
5 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
5 17 (32.69%) VPN
5 17 (32.69%) VMware
6 14 (26.92%) DNS
6 14 (26.92%) ITIL
6 14 (26.92%) F5
7 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 12 (23.08%) Windows
8 12 (23.08%) SQL
8 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
9 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
9 11 (21.15%) Internet
10 10 (19.23%) Incident Management
10 10 (19.23%) HP
10 10 (19.23%) Citrix
10 10 (19.23%) DHCP
11 9 (17.31%) Oracle
11 9 (17.31%) Tivoli
11 9 (17.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 9 (17.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 9 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (17.31%) HP Data Protector
12 8 (15.38%) SLA
12 8 (15.38%) CCNP

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 (9.62%) Apache
1 5 (9.62%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) JBoss
2 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
2 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.92%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) VPN
2 14 (26.92%) DNS
3 11 (21.15%) Internet
3 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
4 10 (19.23%) DHCP
5 9 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (15.38%) VLAN
6 8 (15.38%) WAN
7 6 (11.54%) DMZ
7 6 (11.54%) LAN
7 6 (11.54%) VoIP
7 6 (11.54%) Wireless
8 4 (7.69%) HTTPS
8 4 (7.69%) SSH
8 4 (7.69%) Wireshark
9 2 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (3.85%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (3.85%) Network Security
10 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.92%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.69%) MySQL
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 4 (7.69%) IntelliJ
1 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.69%) JUnit
1 4 (7.69%) Maven
1 4 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Network Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) Support Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Network Support
4 6 (11.54%) Administrator
4 6 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (7.69%) 1st Line Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
7 3 (5.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.77%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) Web Services
1 8 (15.38%) XML
2 4 (7.69%) Java EE
2 4 (7.69%) LAMP
2 4 (7.69%) SAML
3 2 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) PKI
2 4 (7.69%) Cryptography
2 4 (7.69%) DataPower
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) CMDB
4 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (38.46%) Linux
2 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 8 (15.38%) AIX
4 7 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.69%) Unix
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.92%) CentOS
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) ITIL
2 10 (19.23%) Incident Management
3 8 (15.38%) Logistics
4 7 (13.46%) Security Hardening
5 6 (11.54%) Network Architecture
6 5 (9.62%) Resource Management
7 4 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.69%) SOA
8 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.85%) ITSM
9 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.85%) Project Management
10 1 (1.92%) Information Security
10 1 (1.92%) Migration
10 1 (1.92%) Network Design
10 1 (1.92%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (1.92%) Patch Management
10 1 (1.92%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (1.92%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) Java
2 5 (9.62%) Perl
2 5 (9.62%) PHP
2 5 (9.62%) Python
3 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.92%) C
4 1 (1.92%) C++
4 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) Security Cleared
2 22 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (42.31%) SC Cleared
3 17 (32.69%) CCNA
4 9 (17.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (15.38%) CCNP
6 2 (3.85%) CCDP
7 1 (1.92%) CCIE
7 1 (1.92%) CEH
7 1 (1.92%) CHECK Team Leader
7 1 (1.92%) CISA
7 1 (1.92%) CISSP
7 1 (1.92%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.92%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.92%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) HP Data Protector
1 9 (17.31%) Tivoli
1 9 (17.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (7.69%) Ansible
2 4 (7.69%) yum
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.85%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.85%) SCCM
3 2 (3.85%) SCOM
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 43 (82.69%) Cisco
2 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.69%) VMware
3 14 (26.92%) F5
4 10 (19.23%) Citrix
4 10 (19.23%) HP
5 9 (17.31%) Oracle
6 8 (15.38%) Blue Coat
7 7 (13.46%) Red Hat
8 5 (9.62%) CheckPoint
8 5 (9.62%) Juniper
9 2 (3.85%) BMC
9 2 (3.85%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.85%) Remedy
10 1 (1.92%) Aruba
10 1 (1.92%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.92%) Polycom
10 1 (1.92%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
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