The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco PIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco PIX over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 97 117 89
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -28
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 22 12 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.88% 0.47% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.35% 1.74% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 9
Average daily rate
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£438 - £370
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 - £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+47.72% -31.25%
Cisco PIX
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
657 691 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.40% 26.99% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 230 209
Average daily rate £360 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £31.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

Cisco PIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco PIX across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco PIX Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Cisco PIX
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco PIX across the Berkshire region.

Cisco PIX Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Cisco PIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco PIX across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Cisco PIX Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Cisco PIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco PIX across the Berkshire region.

Cisco PIX Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Cisco PIX
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco PIX within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 3 £255 - 2
Slough +2 2 - -
Newbury - 1 £425 -
Cisco PIX
South East

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cisco PIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco PIX.

1 41 (100.00%) Cisco
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 40 (97.56%) CheckPoint
2 40 (97.56%) Firewall
3 31 (75.61%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (68.29%) OSPF
5 26 (63.41%) CCIE
6 25 (60.98%) FWSM
7 24 (58.54%) Juniper
8 23 (56.10%) CISSP
9 22 (53.66%) Network Management
10 21 (51.22%) VoIP
10 21 (51.22%) SNMP
10 21 (51.22%) BGP
11 20 (48.78%) MPLS
11 20 (48.78%) VPN
12 19 (46.34%) CCSP
12 19 (46.34%) CCNP
12 19 (46.34%) IPsec
12 19 (46.34%) PCI DSS
13 18 (43.90%) F5
13 18 (43.90%) Check Point Certification
14 16 (39.02%) Telecoms
15 15 (36.59%) FortiGate
15 15 (36.59%) BIG-IP
16 14 (34.15%) CCDP
17 13 (31.71%) Risk Assessment
17 13 (31.71%) Network Security
18 12 (29.27%) Cisco Nexus
18 12 (29.27%) Apache

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cisco PIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco PIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (29.27%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 40 (97.56%) Firewall
3 28 (68.29%) OSPF
4 25 (60.98%) FWSM
5 21 (51.22%) VoIP
5 21 (51.22%) SNMP
5 21 (51.22%) BGP
6 20 (48.78%) MPLS
6 20 (48.78%) VPN
7 19 (46.34%) IPsec
8 15 (36.59%) BIG-IP
9 13 (31.71%) Network Security
10 12 (29.27%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (26.83%) DNS
12 5 (12.20%) RIP
13 2 (4.88%) Nortel Alteon
13 2 (4.88%) Wireshark
13 2 (4.88%) tcpdump
13 2 (4.88%) SMS
13 2 (4.88%) SMTP
General
1 16 (39.02%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Back Office
2 1 (2.44%) Billing
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) IP Engineer
2 19 (46.34%) Security Engineer
3 17 (41.46%) Design Engineer
4 13 (31.71%) Network Engineer
5 8 (19.51%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (19.51%) Network Design Engineer
6 6 (14.63%) Senior Design Engineer
6 6 (14.63%) Consultant
7 5 (12.20%) Network Consultant
7 5 (12.20%) Security Consultant
7 5 (12.20%) IP Network Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Network Security Consultant
8 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Senior IP Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Design Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Cisco Consultant
10 2 (4.88%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 2 (4.88%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.44%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Network Management
2 13 (31.71%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (24.39%) Load Balancing
4 7 (17.07%) Network Design
5 6 (14.63%) eTOM
5 6 (14.63%) Demand Forecasting
5 6 (14.63%) ITIL
6 3 (7.32%) Migration
6 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.32%) Release Management
7 2 (4.88%) Fault Management
7 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
8 1 (2.44%) Project Management
8 1 (2.44%) CRM
8 1 (2.44%) SIEM
8 1 (2.44%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (75.61%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (63.41%) CCIE
3 23 (56.10%) CISSP
4 19 (46.34%) CCSP
4 19 (46.34%) CCNP
5 18 (43.90%) Check Point Certification
6 14 (34.15%) CCDP
7 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
8 3 (7.32%) CCNA
8 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
8 3 (7.32%) Degree
9 2 (4.88%) CCDE
9 2 (4.88%) CCA
9 2 (4.88%) CCSE
9 2 (4.88%) CCSA
10 1 (2.44%) CCIP
10 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
10 1 (2.44%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (46.34%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (36.59%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.88%) OpenView
2 2 (4.88%) Netcool
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco
2 40 (97.56%) CheckPoint
3 24 (58.54%) Juniper
4 18 (43.90%) F5
5 10 (24.39%) Radware
5 10 (24.39%) Redback
6 9 (21.95%) Nokia
7 6 (14.63%) Blue Coat
8 5 (12.20%) Fortinet
9 3 (7.32%) Ericsson
10 2 (4.88%) Crossbeam
10 2 (4.88%) HP
10 2 (4.88%) Nortel
11 1 (2.44%) AlgoSec
11 1 (2.44%) Tufin