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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
England / Yorkshire
Rank - 136 136
Contract jobs citing FWSM 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.21% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.62% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £378 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.17%  
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 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 320 370 402
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.03% 13.03% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 208 272
Median daily rate £425 £375 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +23.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £192 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 23
Median hourly rate £17.39 £18.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +7.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.99 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £40.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

FWSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FWSM in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FWSM in Yorkshire

FWSM
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) NX-OS
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning

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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) NX-OS
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Sourcefire