The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - - 40
Contract jobs citing FWSM 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 -
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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 Tyne and Wear region.

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
50 17 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.49% 7.80% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 7 40
Average daily rate £347 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.59 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

FWSM
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

FWSM Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear