The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 92 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing FWSM 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.17% 0.10% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 0.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
151 110 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.03% 11.21% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 73 43
Average daily rate £338 £300 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £110.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -84.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

FWSM
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

FWSM Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

FWSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FWSM across the Leeds region.

FWSM Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) IBM XIV
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (50.00%) IBM XIV
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (50.00%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware