Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for FWSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FWSM over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 107 106
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1 +8
Contract jobs citing FWSM 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.051% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.83% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Bristol median daily rate £370 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £360 £363 £355
90th Percentile £380 £388 £384
South West median daily rate £370 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -1.33% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

FWSM is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 309 241 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.64% 14.19% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 165 116
Bristol median daily rate £339 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.37% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £176 £200 £245
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Bristol median hourly rate £28.00 £31.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.81% +17.59% +83.05%
10th Percentile £12.30 £17.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £38.95 £45.38 £83.00
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -3.03% -16.72% +76.11%

FWSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing FWSM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for FWSM in Bristol

FWSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FWSM in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for FWSM in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

FWSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds