The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing FWSM 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.01% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.90% 5.34% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Average daily rate £220 £500 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands