The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - 63 73
Contract jobs citing FWSM 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.23% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.87% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £255 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £319
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
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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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
207 230 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.39% 26.96% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 94 81
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £59.00 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

FWSM
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

FWSM Daily Rate Trend in Reading

FWSM
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCDA
1 2 (100.00%) CCDP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) TACACS
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) TACACS
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Security Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCDA
1 2 (100.00%) CCDP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint