The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.69% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
FWSM
West Midlands

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
33 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.42% 18.87% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 2
Median daily rate £325 £363 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +107.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £154 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £239
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £46.00 £14.40 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+219.44% +37.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing FWSM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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