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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - 121 -
Contract jobs citing FWSM 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.047% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.69% +20.00%
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
270 246 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.22% 11.44% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 149 112
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £12.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.32 £187.50 £23.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (100.00%) VRRP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security

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 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) VRRP
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Informix
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Redis
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCSP
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cacti
1 1 (25.00%) Graphite
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Opsview
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas