The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank - 23 30
Contract jobs citing Firewall 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 1.61% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 13.64% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £290 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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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 Halifax region.

Communications & Networking Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.23% 11.83% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 24
Average daily rate £425 £290 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -27.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £260 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £447 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Halifax region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Halifax