The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
South East / Berkshire
Rank - 119 124
Contract jobs citing FWSM 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.041% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.18% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
437 548 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.94% 22.24% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 268 318
Median daily rate £350 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £455 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +109.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing FWSM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

FWSM
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

FWSM Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire