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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 33 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 24 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.40% 2.34% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.00% 22.89% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 7
Median daily rate £413 £275 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £162 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £430 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.96% +44.44%
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
100 83 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.35% 10.22% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 44 56
Median daily rate £390 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -62.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 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 29 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 +8 15 £380 +68.88% 9
West Wales +6 4 £615 +44.70%
North Wales - 1 £425 -
Mid Wales - 1 £140 -
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 39 (78.00%) Cisco
2 24 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (36.00%) CCNA
3 18 (36.00%) Linux
3 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
4 17 (34.00%) SC Cleared
4 17 (34.00%) VMware
5 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
5 14 (28.00%) ITIL
6 13 (26.00%) VPN
6 13 (26.00%) Internet
7 12 (24.00%) CCNP
7 12 (24.00%) Windows
8 11 (22.00%) SQL
8 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
8 11 (22.00%) Windows Server
9 10 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 10 (20.00%) WAN
10 9 (18.00%) DNS
10 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
10 9 (18.00%) HP
10 9 (18.00%) Citrix
10 9 (18.00%) Tivoli
10 9 (18.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 9 (18.00%) Wireless
10 9 (18.00%) PKI
10 9 (18.00%) HP Data Protector
10 9 (18.00%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (18.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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 4 (8.00%) Apache
1 4 (8.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
2 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.00%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) Internet
1 13 (26.00%) VPN
2 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (20.00%) WAN
4 9 (18.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (18.00%) DNS
4 9 (18.00%) Wireless
5 7 (14.00%) LAN
6 5 (10.00%) DHCP
6 5 (10.00%) VLAN
6 5 (10.00%) VoIP
7 4 (8.00%) HTTPS
7 4 (8.00%) SSH
7 4 (8.00%) Wireshark
8 3 (6.00%) BGP
8 3 (6.00%) MPLS
8 3 (6.00%) OSPF
8 3 (6.00%) Wireless Security
9 2 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MySQL
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (8.00%) IntelliJ
1 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (8.00%) JUnit
1 4 (8.00%) Maven
1 4 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Network Support
4 5 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (8.00%) 1st Line Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.00%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
6 3 (6.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Wintel Support
6 3 (6.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) Web Services
1 8 (16.00%) XML
2 4 (8.00%) Java EE
2 4 (8.00%) LAMP
2 4 (8.00%) SAML
3 2 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) PKI
2 4 (8.00%) Cryptography
2 4 (8.00%) DataPower
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) CMDB
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Linux
2 12 (24.00%) Windows
3 11 (22.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (16.00%) AIX
5 6 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (8.00%) Unix
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) ITIL
2 10 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 8 (16.00%) Logistics
4 5 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 4 (8.00%) SOA
6 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.00%) Information Security
7 2 (4.00%) ITSM
7 2 (4.00%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.00%) Project Management
7 2 (4.00%) Security Hardening
8 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.00%) Network Design
8 1 (2.00%) OWASP
8 1 (2.00%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) Java
2 6 (12.00%) Perl
2 6 (12.00%) PHP
2 6 (12.00%) Python
3 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.00%) C
4 2 (4.00%) C++
4 2 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (36.00%) CCNA
2 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
3 17 (34.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (24.00%) CCNP
5 9 (18.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (6.00%) CISSP
7 2 (4.00%) CCDP
7 2 (4.00%) CCIE
7 2 (4.00%) CEH
7 2 (4.00%) CHECK Team Leader
7 2 (4.00%) CISA
7 2 (4.00%) CREST Certified
7 2 (4.00%) OSCP
8 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.00%) CISMP
8 1 (2.00%) ISSAP
8 1 (2.00%) MCSE
8 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) ProxySG
3 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) HP Data Protector
1 9 (18.00%) Tivoli
1 9 (18.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (8.00%) Ansible
2 4 (8.00%) yum
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.00%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.00%) SCCM
3 2 (4.00%) SCOM
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 39 (78.00%) Cisco
2 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (34.00%) VMware
4 9 (18.00%) Citrix
4 9 (18.00%) HP
5 8 (16.00%) F5
5 8 (16.00%) Oracle
6 6 (12.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (10.00%) Juniper
8 4 (8.00%) Blue Coat
8 4 (8.00%) BMC
8 4 (8.00%) Remedy
9 2 (4.00%) CA
10 1 (2.00%) Aruba
10 1 (2.00%) BT
10 1 (2.00%) Forcepoint
10 1 (2.00%) Mitel
10 1 (2.00%) Polycom
10 1 (2.00%) Riverbed
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