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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 35 38 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing Firewall 48 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.97% 5.76% 4.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.50% 32.52% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 31 16
Median daily rate £375 £343 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £250 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.38 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.61% -10.50%
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
128 123 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 15.92% 17.70% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 95 72
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £12.35 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+345.34% -22.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +9 43 £375 +13.63% 7
West Wales -20 3 £250 -12.28% 1
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Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 64 (85.33%) Cisco
2 41 (54.67%) Security Cleared
3 39 (52.00%) SC Cleared
3 39 (52.00%) LAN
4 29 (38.67%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (34.67%) CCNP
5 26 (34.67%) CheckPoint
6 24 (32.00%) Fortinet
7 22 (29.33%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (28.00%) Intel Security
9 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 19 (25.33%) WAN
11 17 (22.67%) Windows
12 16 (21.33%) Change Control
13 15 (20.00%) F5
14 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
15 11 (14.67%) CCNA
15 11 (14.67%) VPN
15 11 (14.67%) VMware
16 10 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (13.33%) ITIL
16 10 (13.33%) Windows Server
17 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (12.00%) Juniper
18 8 (10.67%) HP
18 8 (10.67%) Wireless
18 8 (10.67%) Finance
18 8 (10.67%) Network Security
19 7 (9.33%) DNS
20 6 (8.00%) Citrix

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 6 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Office
2 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 39 (52.00%) LAN
2 22 (29.33%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (25.33%) WAN
4 11 (14.67%) VPN
5 10 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (10.67%) Network Security
6 8 (10.67%) Wireless
7 7 (9.33%) DNS
8 6 (8.00%) DHCP
9 5 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
9 5 (6.67%) EIGRP
9 5 (6.67%) Internet
10 4 (5.33%) BGP
10 4 (5.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (5.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (5.33%) iSCSI
10 4 (5.33%) NetScaler
10 4 (5.33%) OSPF
10 4 (5.33%) SAN
10 4 (5.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Advertising
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (64.00%) Network Engineer
2 27 (36.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 18 (24.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (24.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) Juniper Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Architect
5 5 (6.67%) Consultant
5 5 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Network Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Network Support
7 3 (4.00%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) SOC Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (2.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (2.67%) Cisco Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
1 4 (5.33%) PKI
2 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.67%) Clustering
3 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.67%) Windows
2 10 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.33%) Linux
7 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) Change Control
2 10 (13.33%) ITIL
3 6 (8.00%) Process Improvement
4 5 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.33%) Information Security
5 4 (5.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (5.33%) SIEM
5 4 (5.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 4 (5.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (4.00%) Business Development
6 3 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.00%) Line Management
6 3 (4.00%) Project Governance
6 3 (4.00%) Software Licensing
7 2 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.67%) ITSM
7 2 (2.67%) Scrum
7 2 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (54.67%) Security Cleared
2 39 (52.00%) SC Cleared
3 29 (38.67%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (34.67%) CCNP
5 11 (14.67%) CCNA
6 2 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.67%) CCENT
6 2 (2.67%) CISSP
6 2 (2.67%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.33%) CISMP
7 1 (1.33%) Degree
7 1 (1.33%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) XenApp
3 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.33%) NFS
5 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 5 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (5.33%) Nessus
2 4 (5.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.67%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.67%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.67%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.67%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.33%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.33%) SCCM
5 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (85.33%) Cisco
2 26 (34.67%) CheckPoint
3 24 (32.00%) Fortinet
4 21 (28.00%) Intel Security
5 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 15 (20.00%) F5
7 11 (14.67%) VMware
8 9 (12.00%) Juniper
9 8 (10.67%) HP
10 6 (8.00%) Citrix
11 5 (6.67%) Avaya
11 5 (6.67%) Symantec
12 4 (5.33%) ScanSafe
12 4 (5.33%) Sourcefire
12 4 (5.33%) Splunk
13 3 (4.00%) Brocade
13 3 (4.00%) Genesys
13 3 (4.00%) NICE Systems
13 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
14 2 (2.67%) CA
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