The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - - 127
Contract jobs citing FWSM 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
FWSM
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
355 364 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.78% 14.29% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 179 160
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 61 51
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.18% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

FWSM
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

FWSM Daily Rate Trend in the East of England