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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 111 116 77
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -39
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 14 14 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 0.55% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.13% 2.35% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 10
Average daily rate
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£370 £200 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £200 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £200 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £308 £340
% change year-on-year
-31.70% -9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
657 596 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.28% 23.62% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 220 255
Average daily rate £330 £338 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 36 35
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +63.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

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 21 November 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 +15 2 £350 +75.00%
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Cisco PIX
South East

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 36 (97.30%) Firewall
3 35 (94.59%) CheckPoint
4 25 (67.57%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (56.76%) OSPF
6 18 (48.65%) Network Security
6 18 (48.65%) FWSM
7 17 (45.95%) BGP
7 17 (45.95%) CCSP
8 16 (43.24%) Radware
8 16 (43.24%) Network Management
9 15 (40.54%) F5
9 15 (40.54%) CISSP
9 15 (40.54%) CCNP
9 15 (40.54%) CCIE
10 14 (37.84%) VPN
10 14 (37.84%) Telecoms
11 13 (35.14%) IPsec
11 13 (35.14%) MPLS
11 13 (35.14%) Juniper
11 13 (35.14%) PCI DSS
12 12 (32.43%) BIG-IP
12 12 (32.43%) SNMP
12 12 (32.43%) Risk Assessment
13 11 (29.73%) Load Balancing
14 10 (27.03%) Wireshark
14 10 (27.03%) Redback
15 9 (24.32%) Nokia
15 9 (24.32%) TACACS

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (2.70%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 36 (97.30%) Firewall
3 21 (56.76%) OSPF
4 18 (48.65%) Network Security
4 18 (48.65%) FWSM
5 17 (45.95%) BGP
6 14 (37.84%) VPN
7 13 (35.14%) MPLS
7 13 (35.14%) IPsec
8 12 (32.43%) BIG-IP
8 12 (32.43%) SNMP
9 10 (27.03%) Wireshark
10 9 (24.32%) TACACS
10 9 (24.32%) VoIP
11 8 (21.62%) RIP
12 7 (18.92%) SMS
12 7 (18.92%) Nortel Alteon
12 7 (18.92%) tcpdump
13 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
14 4 (10.81%) DNS
General
1 14 (37.84%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Billing
2 3 (8.11%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Network Engineer
1 16 (43.24%) Security Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) IP Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (27.03%) Design Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Network Design Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Data Network Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Design Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) IP Network Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Design Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Network Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Network Designer
8 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Network Team Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) SecurID
5 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) UNIX
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Network Management
2 12 (32.43%) Risk Assessment
3 11 (29.73%) Load Balancing
4 7 (18.92%) Fault Management
5 6 (16.22%) eTOM
5 6 (16.22%) ITIL
6 5 (13.51%) Change Management
6 5 (13.51%) Problem Management
6 5 (13.51%) Release Management
6 5 (13.51%) Network Design
6 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (10.81%) Demand Forecasting
8 3 (8.11%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 3 (8.11%) CRM
9 2 (5.41%) Migration
9 2 (5.41%) Security Architecture
9 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
9 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.41%) SIEM
9 2 (5.41%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 25 (67.57%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (45.95%) CCSP
3 15 (40.54%) CCNP
3 15 (40.54%) CCIE
3 15 (40.54%) CISSP
4 9 (24.32%) CCSE
5 8 (21.62%) CCDP
5 8 (21.62%) Check Point Certification
5 8 (21.62%) CCSA
6 7 (18.92%) CCNA
6 7 (18.92%) Degree
7 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
7 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.70%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.70%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.70%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (35.14%) PCI DSS
2 5 (13.51%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) OpenView
1 7 (18.92%) Netcool
1 7 (18.92%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (94.59%) CheckPoint
3 16 (43.24%) Radware
4 15 (40.54%) F5
5 13 (35.14%) Juniper
6 10 (27.03%) Redback
7 9 (24.32%) Nokia
8 8 (21.62%) Fortinet
9 7 (18.92%) Crossbeam
9 7 (18.92%) HP
9 7 (18.92%) Nortel
10 6 (16.22%) Blue Coat
11 1 (2.70%) BMC
11 1 (2.70%) Tufin
11 1 (2.70%) ArcSight
11 1 (2.70%) AlgoSec
11 1 (2.70%) SevOne