The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 161 - 130
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FWSM 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.080% - 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +39.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
571 480 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.19% 12.96% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 242 183
Median daily rate £385 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 31
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing FWSM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

FWSM
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

FWSM Daily Rate Trend in the North West

FWSM
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

FWSM Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

FWSM
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 £350 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FWSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) SSL
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WLAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) SMTP
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) SSL
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) SMTP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Polycom
3 1 (20.00%) Siemens
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