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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing FWSM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
280 87 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.02% 11.85% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 52 43
Average daily rate £300 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 6
Average hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.99 £13.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £27.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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

FWSM
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Security Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco