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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - - 140
Contract jobs citing FWSM 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £378 £306
% change year-on-year
-3.31% +23.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
369 501 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.58% 18.11% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 252 179
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 58 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.85 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing FWSM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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