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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 118 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing FWSM 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.099% 0.090% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
252 296 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.51% 13.26% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 188 109
Median daily rate £360 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 8
Median hourly rate £12.36 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.75% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.72 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £161.50 £23.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing FWSM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +1 2 - -
FWSM
Yorkshire

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) BGP

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) VMware