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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing FWSM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £378 £309
% change year-on-year
-1.98% +22.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
FWSM
North 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
433 91 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.35% 15.17% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 51 34
Median daily rate £295 £294 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £414 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.50 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.58% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.99 £13.25 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.94 £27.50 £10.45
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 Tyne and Wear

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

FWSM
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FWSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Security Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco