The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 90 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing FWSM 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.074% 0.34% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 2.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £383 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
279 239 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.65% 16.40% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 101 101
Average daily rate £375 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £123 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% -15.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 5 May 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cobham - 1 £400 -
FWSM
South East

FWSM
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds