The table below looks at the statistics for Internet 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 Internet over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 23 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Internet 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.19% - 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£283 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +10.52%
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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
16 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 9.52% 3.64% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 6
Average daily rate £283 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.37% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Internet
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 2 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Extranet
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Extranet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) F5