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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco PIX
Rank 114 101 117
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 6 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.75% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% 3.33% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.67 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+222.90% -
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
653 570 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.84% 22.54% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 196 181
Average daily rate £325 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £134.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 26 May 2015. 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
Bracknell -4 1 - -
Reading -6 1 - - 1
Cisco PIX
South East

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (94.74%) CheckPoint
2 18 (94.74%) Firewall
3 17 (89.47%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (68.42%) F5
5 12 (63.16%) VoIP
6 11 (57.89%) CCNP
6 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
7 10 (52.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (42.11%) FWSM
9 7 (36.84%) iSCSI
9 7 (36.84%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
9 7 (36.84%) CISSP
9 7 (36.84%) OSPF
9 7 (36.84%) BGP
9 7 (36.84%) SNMP
10 6 (31.58%) VPN
10 6 (31.58%) CCIE
10 6 (31.58%) RIP
10 6 (31.58%) IPsec
11 5 (26.32%) Redback
11 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
11 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (26.32%) Radware
11 5 (26.32%) Linux
11 5 (26.32%) CCSP
11 5 (26.32%) Nokia
11 5 (26.32%) CCDP

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (94.74%) Firewall
3 12 (63.16%) VoIP
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (42.11%) FWSM
6 7 (36.84%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (36.84%) iSCSI
6 7 (36.84%) SNMP
6 7 (36.84%) OSPF
6 7 (36.84%) BGP
7 6 (31.58%) IPsec
7 6 (31.58%) VPN
7 6 (31.58%) RIP
8 4 (21.05%) Internet
8 4 (21.05%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (21.05%) VLAN
9 3 (15.79%) SAN
9 3 (15.79%) Network Security
9 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Network Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) IP Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Design Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
1 5 (26.32%) Network Management
2 4 (21.05%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.53%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 2 (10.53%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (57.89%) CCNP
3 7 (36.84%) CISSP
4 6 (31.58%) CCIE
5 5 (26.32%) CCSP
5 5 (26.32%) CCDP
5 5 (26.32%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (15.79%) CCSE
7 2 (10.53%) CCSA
8 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (94.74%) CheckPoint
3 13 (68.42%) F5
4 5 (26.32%) Radware
4 5 (26.32%) Redback
4 5 (26.32%) Juniper
4 5 (26.32%) Nokia
5 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.26%) Crossbeam
6 1 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) IBM