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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 20 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Internet 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.29% - 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.67% - 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£365 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 - £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £14.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.40% -5.00%
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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
12 5 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.89% 3.21% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 19
Average daily rate £402 £380 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.85% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £231 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £473 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) Intranet
1 5 (71.43%) Extranet
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) BIG-IP
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) F5
2 4 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) Retail Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) LotusScript
5 1 (14.29%) XPages
5 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Lotus
5 1 (14.29%) Firmware
5 1 (14.29%) HTML

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 1 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Intranet
1 5 (71.43%) Extranet
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) BIG-IP
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
1 3 (42.86%) Retail Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Domino Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (14.29%) Web Development
1 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus