The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 55 58 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -35
Contract jobs citing Firewall 19 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.16% 1.74% 6.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.27% 15.48% 35.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 12
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£325 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £340 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £15.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.01 £20.25 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+8.70% -10.98%
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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
104 84 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.80% 11.26% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 47 48
Average daily rate £363 £390 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £19.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
West Wales +5 8 £440 +3.52% 1
South Wales 0 8 £225 -50.00% 9
Mid Wales - 2 - -
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Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 31 (81.58%) Cisco
2 20 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (44.74%) CCNA
4 14 (36.84%) CheckPoint
4 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
5 11 (28.95%) Windows
5 11 (28.95%) Linux
6 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
7 8 (21.05%) WAN
7 8 (21.05%) ITIL
7 8 (21.05%) Nortel
7 8 (21.05%) HP
7 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 7 (18.42%) CCNP
8 7 (18.42%) Avaya
9 6 (15.79%) VMware
9 6 (15.79%) DNS
9 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (13.16%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (13.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (13.16%) Citrix
10 5 (13.16%) Internet
10 5 (13.16%) Tivoli
10 5 (13.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (13.16%) AIX
10 5 (13.16%) LAN
11 4 (10.53%) BGP
11 4 (10.53%) VRRP
11 4 (10.53%) Oracle

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) JBoss
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.63%) FileNet
2 1 (2.63%) nginx
2 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) WAN
2 6 (15.79%) DNS
2 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (13.16%) Internet
3 5 (13.16%) LAN
4 4 (10.53%) MPLS
4 4 (10.53%) BGP
4 4 (10.53%) SAN
4 4 (10.53%) VPN
4 4 (10.53%) HSRP
4 4 (10.53%) VRRP
5 3 (7.89%) VLAN
5 3 (7.89%) Wireless
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (7.89%) ISDN
5 3 (7.89%) OSPF
5 3 (7.89%) VoIP
5 3 (7.89%) DHCP
6 2 (5.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MSI
1 2 (5.26%) InstallShield
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.63%) JMeter
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.63%) Gradle
2 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Network Support
4 4 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Developer
7 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) Spring
2 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.63%) Java SE
2 1 (2.63%) Spring MVC
2 1 (2.63%) jQuery
2 1 (2.63%) Drools
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.63%) HTML5
2 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.63%) CSS3
2 1 (2.63%) JAX-RS
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) EMC VNX
2 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) e-Health
2 2 (5.26%) DataPower
3 1 (2.63%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) AIX
4 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.26%) UNIX
5 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.89%) Migration
4 2 (5.26%) Project Management
4 2 (5.26%) Network Design
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.26%) DevOps
4 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.26%) Patch Management
4 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
4 2 (5.26%) Application Discovery
5 1 (2.63%) Change Control
5 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.63%) Server Building
5 1 (2.63%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) Java
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) Python
2 2 (5.26%) Ruby
2 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (44.74%) CCNA
3 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
4 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
5 7 (18.42%) CCNP
6 5 (13.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (5.26%) OCP
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
8 2 (5.26%) MCITP
8 2 (5.26%) Degree
9 1 (2.63%) CCENT
9 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
9 1 (2.63%) MCTS
9 1 (2.63%) MCSE
9 1 (2.63%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) ISA Server
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.26%) vSphere
1 2 (5.26%) vCloud
2 1 (2.63%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Tivoli
1 5 (13.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (13.16%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (5.26%) Puppet
2 2 (5.26%) Ansible
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.63%) Nagios
3 1 (2.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (81.58%) Cisco
2 14 (36.84%) CheckPoint
3 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.05%) HP
3 8 (21.05%) Nortel
4 7 (18.42%) Avaya
5 6 (15.79%) VMware
6 5 (13.16%) Citrix
7 4 (10.53%) Juniper
7 4 (10.53%) Oracle
8 3 (7.89%) Dell
9 2 (5.26%) EMC
9 2 (5.26%) AppSense
9 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
9 2 (5.26%) WatchGuard
9 2 (5.26%) SonicWALL
9 2 (5.26%) Symantec
9 2 (5.26%) Nokia
9 2 (5.26%) Websense
9 2 (5.26%) F5
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