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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 23 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.88% 2.14% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 75.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£430 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £337 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.19% +12.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+16.56% -9.09%
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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
11 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 6.88% 2.86% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Average daily rate £275 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £350 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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

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Top 10 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Imperva
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) DataPower
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) F5

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall Specialist
3 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (33.33%) Application Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Imperva
2 1 (33.33%) F5