The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 94 117 88
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -29
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 28 5 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.12% 0.21% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.37% 0.77% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 7
Average daily rate
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£351 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -8.39%
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%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
641 647 992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.59% 26.88% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 221 207
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 33
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
Cisco PIX
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +13 9 £325 -
Slough - 1 - -
Cisco PIX
South East

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 32 (78.05%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (65.85%) OSPF
5 26 (63.41%) CCIE
6 24 (58.54%) FWSM
7 23 (56.10%) Juniper
7 23 (56.10%) CISSP
8 21 (51.22%) VoIP
8 21 (51.22%) SNMP
8 21 (51.22%) Network Management
9 20 (48.78%) CCSP
9 20 (48.78%) BGP
10 19 (46.34%) IPsec
10 19 (46.34%) MPLS
10 19 (46.34%) VPN
10 19 (46.34%) PCI DSS
11 18 (43.90%) Check Point Certification
11 18 (43.90%) CCNP
12 17 (41.46%) FortiGate
13 16 (39.02%) F5
14 15 (36.59%) Telecoms
15 14 (34.15%) CCDP
15 14 (34.15%) BIG-IP
16 13 (31.71%) Risk Assessment
17 12 (29.27%) Apache
17 12 (29.27%) Network Security
17 12 (29.27%) Cisco Nexus

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 27 (65.85%) OSPF
4 24 (58.54%) FWSM
5 21 (51.22%) VoIP
5 21 (51.22%) SNMP
6 20 (48.78%) BGP
7 19 (46.34%) IPsec
7 19 (46.34%) MPLS
7 19 (46.34%) VPN
8 14 (34.15%) BIG-IP
9 12 (29.27%) Network Security
9 12 (29.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (26.83%) DNS
11 5 (12.20%) RIP
12 2 (4.88%) SMTP
13 1 (2.44%) tcpdump
13 1 (2.44%) Radio Access Network
13 1 (2.44%) Nortel Alteon
13 1 (2.44%) VLAN
General
1 15 (36.59%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Billing
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) IP Engineer
2 20 (48.78%) Security Engineer
3 17 (41.46%) Design Engineer
4 12 (29.27%) Network Engineer
5 8 (19.51%) Network Design Engineer
6 7 (17.07%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (14.63%) Senior Design Engineer
8 5 (12.20%) IP Network Engineer
8 5 (12.20%) Consultant
9 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
9 4 (9.76%) Security Consultant
9 4 (9.76%) Network Consultant
10 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Design Engineer
10 3 (7.32%) Network Security Consultant
10 3 (7.32%) Senior IP Engineer
10 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (7.32%) Senior Security Engineer
11 2 (4.88%) Designer
11 2 (4.88%) Cisco Consultant
11 2 (4.88%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.44%) SecurID
1 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Network Management
2 13 (31.71%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (21.95%) Load Balancing
4 7 (17.07%) Network Design
5 6 (14.63%) ITIL
5 6 (14.63%) eTOM
5 6 (14.63%) Demand Forecasting
6 5 (12.20%) Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.88%) Release Management
8 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.44%) Fault Management
8 1 (2.44%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.44%) CRM
8 1 (2.44%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (78.05%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (63.41%) CCIE
3 23 (56.10%) CISSP
4 20 (48.78%) CCSP
5 18 (43.90%) Check Point Certification
5 18 (43.90%) CCNP
6 14 (34.15%) CCDP
7 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
8 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.88%) CCNA
9 2 (4.88%) CCA
9 2 (4.88%) CCDE
9 2 (4.88%) Degree
10 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
10 1 (2.44%) JNCIE
10 1 (2.44%) CCIP
10 1 (2.44%) CCSE
10 1 (2.44%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (46.34%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 17 (41.46%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.44%) OpenView
2 1 (2.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco
2 40 (97.56%) CheckPoint
3 23 (56.10%) Juniper
4 16 (39.02%) F5
5 10 (24.39%) Redback
6 9 (21.95%) Radware
6 9 (21.95%) Nokia
7 6 (14.63%) Blue Coat
7 6 (14.63%) Fortinet
8 3 (7.32%) Ericsson
9 1 (2.44%) AlgoSec
9 1 (2.44%) Crossbeam
9 1 (2.44%) Tufin
9 1 (2.44%) HP
9 1 (2.44%) Nortel