The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing FWSM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.01% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.02% 10.29% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
Average daily rate £418 £430 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.90% +63.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £321 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £15.00 £13.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +10.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -8.09%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

FWSM
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

FWSM Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire