The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 142
Contract jobs citing FWSM 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - - 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.49%
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 309 413 410
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.14% 14.74% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 715 830
Median daily rate £375 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 46
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.41 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.14% -48.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.20 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.13 £25.60 £160.00
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 Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for FWSM in Yorkshire

FWSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FWSM in Yorkshire

FWSM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FWSM in Yorkshire