The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Firewall
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 58 28
Rank change year-on-year +30 -30  
Contract jobs citing Firewall 11 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.27% 1.26% 3.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.44% 10.20% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 6
Median daily rate £171 £140 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.32% -42.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £138 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £340 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £20.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -1.85% -26.36%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 45 49 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 13.39% 12.37% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 22
Median daily rate £375 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £238 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.40% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Firewall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Cardiff

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Firewall in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Cardiff

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Cardiff over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Cardiff

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 20 (76.92%) Cisco
2 14 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (50.00%) CCNA
4 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 12 (46.15%) ITIL
5 11 (42.31%) HP
6 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
6 9 (34.62%) VMware
7 8 (30.77%) Windows
7 8 (30.77%) HP Data Protector
8 7 (26.92%) LAN
8 7 (26.92%) Tivoli
8 7 (26.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (23.08%) WAN
9 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (19.23%) Process Improvement
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
10 5 (19.23%) CCNP
10 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
10 5 (19.23%) Internet
10 5 (19.23%) SLA
11 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
11 4 (15.38%) Citrix
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
11 4 (15.38%) Information Security
11 4 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (15.38%) SIEM
11 4 (15.38%) F5
11 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) LAN
2 6 (23.08%) WAN
3 5 (19.23%) Internet
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
4 3 (11.54%) Wireless
5 2 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.69%) VPN
5 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (7.69%) WLAN
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Support
4 3 (11.54%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support
5 2 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 2 (7.69%) Telephony Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) IT Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SIEM Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Process Improvement
3 4 (15.38%) Information Security
3 4 (15.38%) SIEM
4 3 (11.54%) Business Development
4 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.54%) Project Governance
5 2 (7.69%) Computer Security
5 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (7.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.85%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (3.85%) Security Operations
6 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (50.00%) CCNA
3 5 (19.23%) CCNP
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (11.54%) CISSP
5 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) CISM
6 2 (7.69%) Degree
6 2 (7.69%) GIAC
7 1 (3.85%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
2 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) HP Data Protector
2 7 (26.92%) Tivoli
2 7 (26.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Nessus
3 2 (7.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Cisco
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 11 (42.31%) HP
4 9 (34.62%) VMware
5 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 4 (15.38%) Citrix
5 4 (15.38%) F5
5 4 (15.38%) Fortinet
6 3 (11.54%) Brocade
6 3 (11.54%) Genesys
6 3 (11.54%) NICE Systems
6 3 (11.54%) Symantec
7 2 (7.69%) Juniper
7 2 (7.69%) ScanSafe
7 2 (7.69%) Sourcefire
7 2 (7.69%) Splunk
8 1 (3.85%) Veritas
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