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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 107 113 77
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -36
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 16 20 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 0.78% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.51% 3.08% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £200 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £200 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £200 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £244 £275 £356
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -22.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
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
637 650 1019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.46% 25.20% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 217 248
Average daily rate £350 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 30
Average hourly rate £18.00 £31.75 £20.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.30% +54.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 October 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
Slough -1 6 £373 -
Reading +4 2 £350 +75.00%
Newbury - 1 £425 -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Cisco PIX
South East

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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%) Firewall
3 39 (95.12%) CheckPoint
4 25 (60.98%) OSPF
4 25 (60.98%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (51.22%) FWSM
6 19 (46.34%) CCIE
7 18 (43.90%) Juniper
7 18 (43.90%) CISSP
7 18 (43.90%) Network Security
7 18 (43.90%) Network Management
8 17 (41.46%) SNMP
8 17 (41.46%) BGP
8 17 (41.46%) Telecoms
9 16 (39.02%) F5
10 15 (36.59%) VPN
10 15 (36.59%) CCNP
11 14 (34.15%) CCSP
11 14 (34.15%) VoIP
11 14 (34.15%) IPsec
11 14 (34.15%) MPLS
12 13 (31.71%) Radware
12 13 (31.71%) PCI DSS
12 13 (31.71%) BIG-IP
13 12 (29.27%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (29.27%) Check Point Certification
14 11 (26.83%) Load Balancing
14 11 (26.83%) FortiGate
15 10 (24.39%) Redback

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 6 (14.63%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 40 (97.56%) Firewall
3 25 (60.98%) OSPF
4 21 (51.22%) FWSM
5 18 (43.90%) Network Security
6 17 (41.46%) BGP
6 17 (41.46%) SNMP
7 15 (36.59%) VPN
8 14 (34.15%) MPLS
8 14 (34.15%) VoIP
8 14 (34.15%) IPsec
9 13 (31.71%) BIG-IP
10 7 (17.07%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (17.07%) RIP
11 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
11 6 (14.63%) Wireshark
11 6 (14.63%) TACACS
12 5 (12.20%) DNS
13 4 (9.76%) SMS
13 4 (9.76%) Nortel Alteon
General
1 17 (41.46%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
2 3 (7.32%) Billing
2 3 (7.32%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) IP Engineer
2 17 (41.46%) Security Engineer
3 16 (39.02%) Network Engineer
4 13 (31.71%) Design Engineer
5 10 (24.39%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (21.95%) Network Design Engineer
7 6 (14.63%) IP Network Engineer
7 6 (14.63%) Network Consultant
7 6 (14.63%) Consultant
8 5 (12.20%) Security Consultant
8 5 (12.20%) Network Security Consultant
9 4 (9.76%) Data Network Engineer
9 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
10 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Design Engineer
10 3 (7.32%) Senior Design Engineer
11 2 (4.88%) Network Design Consultant
11 2 (4.88%) Cisco Network Consultant
11 2 (4.88%) Cisco Consultant
11 2 (4.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) SecurID
4 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) UNIX
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Network Management
2 12 (29.27%) Risk Assessment
3 11 (26.83%) Load Balancing
4 8 (19.51%) Network Design
5 6 (14.63%) eTOM
5 6 (14.63%) ITIL
6 4 (9.76%) Fault Management
6 4 (9.76%) Demand Forecasting
7 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.32%) Release Management
7 3 (7.32%) CRM
7 3 (7.32%) Change Management
8 2 (4.88%) Migration
8 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.88%) Security Architecture
8 2 (4.88%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.88%) SIEM
8 2 (4.88%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 25 (60.98%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (46.34%) CCIE
3 18 (43.90%) CISSP
4 15 (36.59%) CCNP
5 14 (34.15%) CCSP
6 12 (29.27%) Check Point Certification
7 8 (19.51%) CCDP
8 5 (12.20%) CCSE
8 5 (12.20%) Degree
9 4 (9.76%) CCNA
9 4 (9.76%) CCSA
10 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
10 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
11 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
11 1 (2.44%) JNCIE
11 1 (2.44%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (31.71%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.32%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) FortiGate
2 4 (9.76%) OpenView
2 4 (9.76%) Netcool
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (95.12%) CheckPoint
3 18 (43.90%) Juniper
4 16 (39.02%) F5
5 13 (31.71%) Radware
6 10 (24.39%) Redback
7 9 (21.95%) Blue Coat
7 9 (21.95%) Nokia
8 7 (17.07%) Fortinet
9 4 (9.76%) Crossbeam
9 4 (9.76%) HP
9 4 (9.76%) Nortel
10 1 (2.44%) BMC
10 1 (2.44%) Ericsson
10 1 (2.44%) Tufin
10 1 (2.44%) ArcSight
10 1 (2.44%) AlgoSec
10 1 (2.44%) SevOne