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 4 August 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 Aug 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 £398 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.57% +12.00%
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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.79% 12.61% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 9
Average daily rate £363 £255 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.15% +0.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £127 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £311 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £12.35 £10.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.61% -54.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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