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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - - 41
Contract jobs citing FWSM 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £334 £340
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -1.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.01 - -
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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
152 34 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.18% 9.55% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 18 33
Average daily rate £348 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £191 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% +51.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £23.05 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £31.45 £25.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +7.14%

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