The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 34 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FWSM 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.85% - 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.70% - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
FWSM
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
74 35 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 31.36% 14.96% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 10 30
Average daily rate £390 £280 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

FWSM
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing FWSM 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 FWSM.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing FWSM 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 FWSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper