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 3 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
3 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 £365 £360 £306
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +17.55%
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
299 71 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.67% 12.07% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 49 43
Median daily rate £285 £300 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +85.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 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