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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing FWSM 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.01 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year
+0.02% -
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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
21 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.80% 16.38% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 11
Average daily rate £295 £270 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% +10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £13.50 £9.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.62% +41.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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