Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 30 64
Rank change year-on-year -13 +34 -1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 16 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.60% 4.71% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.84% 37.68% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 14
Cardiff median daily rate £180 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.00% +50.00% -44.44%
10th Percentile £175 £309 £154
90th Percentile £350 £438 £445
South Wales median daily rate £228 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -39.33% +15.38% -23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - £13.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -55.00% -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 101 69 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 16.42% 12.50% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 53 124
Cardiff median daily rate £300 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.28% -17.31%
10th Percentile £143 £188 £204
90th Percentile £450 £506 £475
South Wales median daily rate £316 £400 £330
% change year-on-year -20.94% +21.21% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -37.50% -
South Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +100.00% +42.86%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Cardiff

Firewall
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 18 November 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 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (68.75%) CCNA
4 10 (62.50%) Citrix
4 10 (62.50%) ITIL
5 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 9 (56.25%) VMware
5 9 (56.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (43.75%) HP Data Protector
6 7 (43.75%) Windows
6 7 (43.75%) Internet
6 7 (43.75%) Tivoli
6 7 (43.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (43.75%) HP
7 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 6 (37.50%) Linux
7 6 (37.50%) SLA
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
8 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
9 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (25.00%) AIX
10 3 (18.75%) Juniper
11 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (12.50%) Wireless
11 2 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (12.50%) LAN
11 2 (12.50%) WAN

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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Internet
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Support Engineer
2 10 (62.50%) Network Engineer
3 9 (56.25%) Network Support
3 9 (56.25%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (43.75%) Technical Engineer
4 7 (43.75%) Technical Support
4 7 (43.75%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (31.25%) Server Engineer
5 5 (31.25%) Server Support
5 5 (31.25%) Server Support Engineer
6 4 (25.00%) 1st Line Engineer
6 4 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (25.00%) 1st Line Technical Support
7 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (6.25%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) AIX
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (6.25%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (68.75%) CCNA
3 9 (56.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (12.50%) CCIE
4 2 (12.50%) CCNP
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) HP Data Protector
1 7 (43.75%) Tivoli
1 7 (43.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) Citrix
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) Juniper
6 1 (6.25%) MikroTik
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL