Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Firewall
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 28 34
Rank change year-on-year +18 +6 -
Contract jobs citing Firewall 8 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 7.62% 2.79% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 72.73% 50.00% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Halifax median daily rate £295 £475 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.89% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £200 £463 £343
90th Percentile £447 £488 £444
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 11 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 10.48% 5.58% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 15
Halifax median daily rate £295 £459 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.73% +7.37% +0.59%
10th Percentile £200 £392 £325
90th Percentile £447 £498 £515
West Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +13.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Halifax median hourly rate - - £12.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year +5.19% -12.08% -16.13%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Halifax

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Firewall in Halifax.

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Halifax

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Halifax over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) F5
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) HTTP
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) SSL
4 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (25.00%) Intranet
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) Extranet
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Firmware
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint

Firewall
Co-occurring 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 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Extranet
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) Intranet
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Switch Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint