The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - - 45
Contract jobs citing FWSM 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.01 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year
+0.02% -
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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 North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
127 26 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.89% 7.85% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 10 39
Average daily rate £348 £250 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.20% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £323 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.50 £19.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

FWSM
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

FWSM Daily Rate Trend in the North East