The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for FWSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - 82 71
Contract jobs citing FWSM 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.099% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.33% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £363 £360
% change year-on-year +4.13% +0.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FWSM is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 147 303 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.97% 30.06% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 160 81
Median daily rate £450 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +12.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 2
Median hourly rate £53.75 £63.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.68% +193.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

FWSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing FWSM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for FWSM in Reading

FWSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FWSM in Reading