The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 103 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing FWSM 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.12% 0.26% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 2.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.01% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
FWSM
Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
194 157 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.27% 10.06% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 96 58
Average daily rate £338 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £15.50 £114.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

FWSM
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

FWSM Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

FWSM
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FWSM across the West Yorkshire region.

FWSM Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

FWSM
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds -5 2 £425 +60.37% 1
FWSM
Yorkshire

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) CLARiiON
3 1 (33.33%) Symmetrix
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) CLARiiON
1 1 (33.33%) Symmetrix
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (33.33%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat