The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 29 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - - 72
Contract jobs citing FWSM 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - - 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £463 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.01
FWSM
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
120 108 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.33% 12.01% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 61 60
Median daily rate £313 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.69% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.32 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £100.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

FWSM
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

FWSM Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

FWSM
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FWSM 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 Bristol region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) SLA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (100.00%) CA
1 6 (100.00%) Nokia
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 6 (100.00%) IronPort
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 6 (100.00%) Network Management
1 6 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 6 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) F5

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Network Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Network Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (33.33%) Network Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Network Management
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CA
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) IronPort
1 6 (100.00%) Nokia
1 6 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (33.33%) F5