The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - 87 95
Contract jobs citing FWSM 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.079% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.37% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £395 £309
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +27.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
FWSM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
294 272 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 22.43% 21.37% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 158 94
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 24
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% +30.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.41 £13.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.90 £50.61 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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