The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 28 June 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 115
Contract jobs citing FWSM 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - - 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £400
% change year-on-year - -7.50%  
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 206 265 273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 14.28% 13.02% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 422 534
Median daily rate £375 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £313 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 31
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.32 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.61% -56.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.20 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.13 £16.75 £193.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

FWSM
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for FWSM in West Yorkshire

FWSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FWSM in West Yorkshire

FWSM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FWSM in West Yorkshire