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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 64 60 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -32
Contract jobs citing Firewall 16 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.05% 1.59% 4.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.78% 13.13% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 6
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£270 £365 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.02% -10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £240 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £455 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -8.28%
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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
77 99 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.85% 12.10% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 58 31
Average daily rate £340 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £13.50 £37.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +145.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales -9 8 £175 -52.05% 6
West Wales - 7 £425 -
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Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 23 (60.53%) Cisco
2 16 (42.11%) Security Cleared
3 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
4 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (26.32%) CheckPoint
5 10 (26.32%) CCNA
6 9 (23.68%) Windows
7 7 (18.42%) ITIL
7 7 (18.42%) Linux
8 6 (15.79%) HP
8 6 (15.79%) Avaya
8 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (13.16%) Nortel
9 5 (13.16%) Citrix
9 5 (13.16%) Internet
9 5 (13.16%) WAN
9 5 (13.16%) LAN
9 5 (13.16%) Wireless
9 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
10 4 (10.53%) VLAN
10 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (10.53%) Finance
10 4 (10.53%) VPN
10 4 (10.53%) DNS
10 4 (10.53%) Java
10 4 (10.53%) .NET
10 4 (10.53%) Active Directory

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 1 (2.63%) nginx
1 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.63%) JBoss
1 1 (2.63%) Apache
1 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.63%) IIS
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (13.16%) Internet
2 5 (13.16%) WAN
2 5 (13.16%) LAN
2 5 (13.16%) Wireless
3 4 (10.53%) VLAN
3 4 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (10.53%) VPN
3 4 (10.53%) DNS
4 3 (7.89%) DHCP
5 2 (5.26%) FTP
5 2 (5.26%) VoIP
5 2 (5.26%) SAN
5 2 (5.26%) DMZ
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (5.26%) Network Security
6 1 (2.63%) Softswitch
6 1 (2.63%) HSRP
6 1 (2.63%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.63%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MSI
1 3 (7.89%) InstallShield
2 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.63%) Gradle
3 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.63%) JMeter
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Network Support
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) Drools
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.63%) jQuery
2 1 (2.63%) Spring MVC
2 1 (2.63%) REST
2 1 (2.63%) CSS3
2 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.63%) HTML5
2 1 (2.63%) JAX-RS
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) SOAP
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) Spring
2 1 (2.63%) JSON
2 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) CESG
3 2 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.26%) RMADS
3 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.63%) DataPower
4 1 (2.63%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Linux
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.89%) AIX
5 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.26%) UNIX
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.89%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (7.89%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps
5 2 (5.26%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (5.26%) Software Architecture
5 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Information Assurance
6 1 (2.63%) Open Source
6 1 (2.63%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.63%) BPMN
6 1 (2.63%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (5.26%) Python
2 2 (5.26%) C
2 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
3 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (26.32%) CCNA
5 4 (10.53%) CCNP
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (5.26%) Degree
7 2 (5.26%) CISM
7 2 (5.26%) CISSP
7 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.63%) MCTS
8 1 (2.63%) CCENT
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.26%) ISA Server
3 2 (5.26%) vCloud
3 2 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (7.89%) Tivoli
1 3 (7.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (5.26%) Nmap
2 2 (5.26%) Ansible
2 2 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) Nagios
3 1 (2.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Cisco
2 10 (26.32%) CheckPoint
3 6 (15.79%) HP
3 6 (15.79%) Avaya
4 5 (13.16%) Nortel
4 5 (13.16%) Citrix
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.89%) AppSense
7 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.26%) VMware
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle
7 2 (5.26%) Websense
7 2 (5.26%) Symantec
7 2 (5.26%) Dell
7 2 (5.26%) Juniper
7 2 (5.26%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (5.26%) F5
7 2 (5.26%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.63%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.63%) WatchGuard
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