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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco PIX
Rank 118 114 117
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 14 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 0.53% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 2.32% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £305
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.67 £55.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +109.52%
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
728 647 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.29% 22.69% 26.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 244 208
Average daily rate £300 £295 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 41 20
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 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
Reading -6 6 £300 +7.14%
Slough - 1 £405 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Cisco PIX
South East

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 22 (100.00%) Cisco
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 21 (95.45%) Firewall
3 20 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (90.91%) CheckPoint
4 16 (72.73%) F5
5 14 (63.64%) CCNP
6 12 (54.55%) VoIP
7 10 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (36.36%) Network Management
8 8 (36.36%) FWSM
8 8 (36.36%) CCSP
8 8 (36.36%) Radware
9 7 (31.82%) OSPF
9 7 (31.82%) BGP
9 7 (31.82%) CISSP
9 7 (31.82%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (31.82%) iSCSI
10 6 (27.27%) Network Security
10 6 (27.27%) CCSE
10 6 (27.27%) IPsec
10 6 (27.27%) VPN
10 6 (27.27%) RIP
10 6 (27.27%) SNMP
10 6 (27.27%) CCIE
11 5 (22.73%) CCDP
11 5 (22.73%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (22.73%) Juniper
11 5 (22.73%) Linux
11 5 (22.73%) CCSA

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 22 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 21 (95.45%) Firewall
3 12 (54.55%) VoIP
4 10 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (36.36%) FWSM
6 7 (31.82%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (31.82%) iSCSI
6 7 (31.82%) OSPF
6 7 (31.82%) BGP
7 6 (27.27%) IPsec
7 6 (27.27%) RIP
7 6 (27.27%) SNMP
7 6 (27.27%) VPN
7 6 (27.27%) Network Security
8 5 (22.73%) Wireshark
8 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP
9 4 (18.18%) TACACS
9 4 (18.18%) Internet
9 4 (18.18%) VLAN
9 4 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Security Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) IP Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Design Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Network Management
2 5 (22.73%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
3 4 (18.18%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) Fault Management
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.09%) Release Management
5 2 (9.09%) Change Control
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.09%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (63.64%) CCNP
3 8 (36.36%) CCSP
4 7 (31.82%) CISSP
5 6 (27.27%) CCIE
5 6 (27.27%) CCSE
6 5 (22.73%) CCDP
6 5 (22.73%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (22.73%) CCSA
7 3 (13.64%) CCNA
8 2 (9.09%) Degree
9 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
9 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) ProxySG
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) OpenView
1 3 (13.64%) Netcool
1 3 (13.64%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (90.91%) CheckPoint
3 16 (72.73%) F5
4 8 (36.36%) Radware
5 5 (22.73%) Juniper
5 5 (22.73%) Nokia
5 5 (22.73%) Redback
6 4 (18.18%) Crossbeam
7 3 (13.64%) HP
7 3 (13.64%) Nortel
8 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
9 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
9 1 (4.55%) IBM
9 1 (4.55%) VMware