The first table below looks at the demand for FWSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 Surrey 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 94 87 100
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing FWSM 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.20% 0.078% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% 0.46% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £425 £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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
235 216 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.74% 16.84% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 98 119
Average daily rate £360 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £154 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £466 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 32
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -41.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
FWSM
South East

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

FWSM
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

FWSM Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

FWSM
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Epsom - - - -
Reigate - - - -
FWSM
South East

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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%) SNMP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) Huawei
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Redback
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) UMTS
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) RSVP
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
2 2 (66.67%) Radware

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

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

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SNMP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) UMTS
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) RSVP
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IP Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) CCSA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Huawei
2 2 (66.67%) Redback
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) Radware
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) F5