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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 114 116 88
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -28
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 15 5 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.53% 0.20% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.32% 0.78% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £280 - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.91% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £26.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+109.52% +16.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
647 642 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.67% 26.12% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 205 224
Average daily rate £295 £285 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 20 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £20.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 11 £280 -
Slough - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Cisco PIX
South East

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (82.35%) CheckPoint
3 13 (76.47%) CCIE
4 12 (70.59%) CCSP
5 10 (58.82%) OSPF
5 10 (58.82%) FortiGate
6 9 (52.94%) FWSM
6 9 (52.94%) BGP
6 9 (52.94%) VPN
6 9 (52.94%) CCDP
6 9 (52.94%) VoIP
6 9 (52.94%) MPLS
6 9 (52.94%) IPsec
7 8 (47.06%) DNS
7 8 (47.06%) CCNP
7 8 (47.06%) F5
8 7 (41.18%) Network Management
8 7 (41.18%) SNMP
8 7 (41.18%) Juniper
8 7 (41.18%) CISSP
9 6 (35.29%) Check Point Certification
9 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
9 6 (35.29%) Apache
9 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
9 6 (35.29%) BIG-IP
9 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (23.53%) Migration

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (35.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (58.82%) OSPF
3 9 (52.94%) FWSM
3 9 (52.94%) BGP
3 9 (52.94%) VPN
3 9 (52.94%) VoIP
3 9 (52.94%) MPLS
3 9 (52.94%) IPsec
4 8 (47.06%) DNS
5 7 (41.18%) SNMP
6 6 (35.29%) BIG-IP
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (17.65%) WAN
8 1 (5.88%) SMTP
8 1 (5.88%) FTP
8 1 (5.88%) HTTP
8 1 (5.88%) RIP
8 1 (5.88%) LAN
8 1 (5.88%) UMTS
General
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) IP Engineer
2 9 (52.94%) Security Engineer
3 8 (47.06%) Design Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior IP Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Design Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Security Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Network Management
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Network Design
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Release Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (76.47%) CCIE
3 12 (70.59%) CCSP
4 9 (52.94%) CCDP
5 8 (47.06%) CCNP
6 7 (41.18%) CISSP
7 6 (35.29%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (11.76%) CCDE
8 2 (11.76%) CCA
8 2 (11.76%) CCNA
9 1 (5.88%) CCIP
9 1 (5.88%) CCSA
9 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (82.35%) CheckPoint
3 8 (47.06%) F5
4 7 (41.18%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) Ericsson
5 2 (11.76%) Nokia
6 1 (5.88%) Redback
6 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.88%) Fortinet