The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 139 147 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing FWSM 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.071% 0.071% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £395 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £378 £309
% change year-on-year
-4.63% +22.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
FWSM
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
383 410 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.58% 14.58% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 261 161
Median daily rate £400 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £123 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 22
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.87 £13.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.16% +24.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £117.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing FWSM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

FWSM
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

FWSM Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

FWSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

FWSM Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

FWSM
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
West Yorkshire -3 2 £350 -11.39%
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) High Availability
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 6 (85.71%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Perl
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) Internet
3 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) Informix
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 4 (57.14%) OSPF
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
3 4 (57.14%) VRRP

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) HSRP
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Informix
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Hudson
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 4 (57.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (42.86%) Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) High Availability
2 6 (85.71%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
1 6 (85.71%) Perl
1 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCSP
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cacti
1 1 (14.29%) Graphite
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Opsview
1 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas