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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 15 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Firewall 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.78% 2.30% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 40.00% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £326 £500 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.75% +16.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -15.34%

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 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 15.28% 5.75% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 7
Median daily rate £375 £500 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +81.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £424 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP

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 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IP Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCSA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed