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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco PIX
Rank 113 124 110
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 15 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 0.42% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 1.66% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £450 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -1.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £310 £280
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.67 £98.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.28%
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
616 725 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.66% 25.67% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 312 237
Average daily rate £375 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 37
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £32.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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
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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 6 £450 +56.52%
Maidenhead +4 2 - -
Cisco PIX
South East

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) Cisco
1 22 (100.00%) Firewall
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 21 (95.45%) CheckPoint
3 13 (59.09%) F5
3 13 (59.09%) FortiGate
4 12 (54.55%) CCSE
4 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 11 (50.00%) ProxySG
6 10 (45.45%) Wireshark
6 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
6 10 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (36.36%) FWSM
7 8 (36.36%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 8 (36.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (36.36%) DDoS Mitigation
7 8 (36.36%) CCNP
7 8 (36.36%) Network Security
7 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
7 8 (36.36%) CCSA
8 6 (27.27%) OSPF
8 6 (27.27%) BGP
9 5 (22.73%) Retail
9 5 (22.73%) Billing
9 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP
9 5 (22.73%) High Availability
9 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (22.73%) CISSP
9 5 (22.73%) VRRP

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 22 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 10 (45.45%) Wireshark
3 8 (36.36%) FWSM
3 8 (36.36%) Network Security
4 6 (27.27%) BGP
4 6 (27.27%) OSPF
5 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP
5 5 (22.73%) Broadband
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (22.73%) DNS
5 5 (22.73%) HTTP
5 5 (22.73%) HTTPS
5 5 (22.73%) RIP
5 5 (22.73%) SMTP
5 5 (22.73%) SNMP
5 5 (22.73%) VRRP
6 2 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
General
1 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 5 (22.73%) Billing
2 5 (22.73%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Security Engineer
2 12 (54.55%) IP Engineer
2 12 (54.55%) IP Security Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Check Point Expert
5 4 (18.18%) IP Expert
5 4 (18.18%) Senior IP Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Check Point Support
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Security Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) DDoS Mitigation
1 8 (36.36%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 5 (22.73%) CRM
2 5 (22.73%) High Availability
3 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) CCSE
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (36.36%) CCNP
2 8 (36.36%) CCSA
3 5 (22.73%) CISSP
4 4 (18.18%) CCIE
5 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (59.09%) FortiGate
2 3 (13.64%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (95.45%) CheckPoint
3 13 (59.09%) F5
4 11 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (13.64%) Clearswift
5 3 (13.64%) IBM
5 3 (13.64%) Intel Security
5 3 (13.64%) Juniper
5 3 (13.64%) Trustwave
6 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto