The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing FWSM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
FWSM
Bedfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 46.43% 4.00% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 5
Median daily rate £375 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%