The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 20 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.76% 1.90% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 55.56% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £429 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.85% -
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 £28.00 £21.53 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +0.11%
Firewall
West Yorkshire

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
9 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 6.77% 11.39% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
Median daily rate £475 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £486 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

Firewall
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 12 (92.31%) F5
2 11 (84.62%) Unix
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
2 11 (84.62%) BIG-IP
3 10 (76.92%) Load Balancing
4 9 (69.23%) DNS
4 9 (69.23%) SSL
4 9 (69.23%) Firmware
4 9 (69.23%) Intranet
4 9 (69.23%) Internet
4 9 (69.23%) Extranet
4 9 (69.23%) HTTP
5 8 (61.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (46.15%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) Banking
9 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (15.38%) Law
10 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
10 1 (7.69%) Linux
10 1 (7.69%) APMP
10 1 (7.69%) Data Centre

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) BIG-IP
1 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
2 9 (69.23%) DNS
2 9 (69.23%) Extranet
2 9 (69.23%) HTTP
2 9 (69.23%) Internet
2 9 (69.23%) Intranet
2 9 (69.23%) SSL
3 8 (61.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) IP Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) APMP
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) F5
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco