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 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco PIX
Rank 119 126 104
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 8 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.077% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 0.34% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 -
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
681 596 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.11% 23.02% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 218 182
Average daily rate £350 £364 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +18.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 36 34
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -57.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.25 £15.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 January 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 - 4 £300 - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Cisco PIX
South East

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 24 (100.00%) Cisco
1 24 (100.00%) Firewall
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 22 (91.67%) CheckPoint
3 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (62.50%) F5
5 12 (50.00%) Network Security
5 12 (50.00%) CCNP
5 12 (50.00%) OSPF
6 11 (45.83%) FWSM
7 10 (41.67%) Network Management
7 10 (41.67%) BIG-IP
7 10 (41.67%) Radware
7 10 (41.67%) CCSP
8 9 (37.50%) BGP
8 9 (37.50%) Wireshark
9 8 (33.33%) CCSE
9 8 (33.33%) TACACS
9 8 (33.33%) VPN
10 7 (29.17%) SNMP
10 7 (29.17%) CISSP
10 7 (29.17%) CCSA
10 7 (29.17%) IPsec
11 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
11 6 (25.00%) Netcool
11 6 (25.00%) OpenView
11 6 (25.00%) HP
11 6 (25.00%) Nortel
11 6 (25.00%) CCIE
11 6 (25.00%) CCNA

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 24 (100.00%) Firewall
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (50.00%) Network Security
2 12 (50.00%) OSPF
3 11 (45.83%) FWSM
4 10 (41.67%) BIG-IP
5 9 (37.50%) BGP
5 9 (37.50%) Wireshark
6 8 (33.33%) TACACS
6 8 (33.33%) VPN
7 7 (29.17%) SNMP
7 7 (29.17%) IPsec
8 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (25.00%) RIP
8 6 (25.00%) SMS
8 6 (25.00%) VoIP
8 6 (25.00%) Nortel Alteon
8 6 (25.00%) tcpdump
9 5 (20.83%) MPLS
10 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Billing
2 3 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Network Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Security Engineer
3 8 (33.33%) IP Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Data Network Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Design Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Network Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) IP Network Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Design Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Designer
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Design Authority
8 1 (4.17%) Network Team Leader
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.17%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) UNIX
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Network Management
2 6 (25.00%) Fault Management
2 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (16.67%) Change Management
3 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (16.67%) Release Management
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.50%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 3 (12.50%) Network Design
4 3 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (8.33%) SIEM
5 2 (8.33%) Change Control
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.17%) eTOM
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (50.00%) CCNP
3 10 (41.67%) CCSP
4 8 (33.33%) CCSE
5 7 (29.17%) CISSP
5 7 (29.17%) CCSA
6 6 (25.00%) CCIE
6 6 (25.00%) CCNA
7 5 (20.83%) Degree
8 3 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (12.50%) CCDP
9 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
9 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
9 1 (4.17%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
2 4 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Netcool
1 6 (25.00%) OpenView
1 6 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (91.67%) CheckPoint
3 15 (62.50%) F5
4 10 (41.67%) Radware
5 6 (25.00%) HP
5 6 (25.00%) Nortel
5 6 (25.00%) Crossbeam
6 5 (20.83%) Blue Coat
6 5 (20.83%) Juniper
7 4 (16.67%) Redback
7 4 (16.67%) Nokia
7 4 (16.67%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
8 1 (4.17%) SevOne
8 1 (4.17%) BMC