The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 68 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing FWSM 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.59% 0.57% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.10% 4.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate £360 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
122 116 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.44% 13.33% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 71 38
Average daily rate £350 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FWSM across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (87.50%) Nokia
3 6 (75.00%) IronPort
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (62.50%) IP Telephony
4 5 (62.50%) MPLS
4 5 (62.50%) IBM
4 5 (62.50%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (62.50%) CA
4 5 (62.50%) SolarWinds
4 5 (62.50%) Network Management
4 5 (62.50%) Unified Communications
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (50.00%) Network Security
6 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (37.50%) Android
7 2 (25.00%) SLA
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
8 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
8 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (12.50%) OSPF
8 1 (12.50%) BGP

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco IPT
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (62.50%) IP Telephony
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
2 5 (62.50%) Unified Communications
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
5 1 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Network Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Network Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Check Point Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Nokia
3 6 (75.00%) IronPort
4 5 (62.50%) CA
4 5 (62.50%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) IBM
4 5 (62.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago