The first table below looks at the demand for FWSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - 40 -
Contract jobs citing FWSM 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.29% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.42% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.50
Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 58 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 14.86% 16.91% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 40 27
Average daily rate £280 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 4
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -46.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.45 £15.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
FWSM
Yorkshire

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

FWSM
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

FWSM Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

FWSM
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

FWSM Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

FWSM
Top 8 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) F5