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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco PIX
Rank 116 101 124
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +23
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 7 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 1.11% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 4.38% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 0
Average daily rate
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£208 £351 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-33.76% +47.72%
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
598 639 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.32% 25.44% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 217 212
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 13 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.06 £42.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Slough +3 4 £208 -
Bracknell -3 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
Cisco PIX
South East

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 16 (84.21%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (78.95%) CheckPoint
4 12 (63.16%) CCNP
4 12 (63.16%) F5
5 10 (52.63%) BGP
6 8 (42.11%) OSPF
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (36.84%) Internet
7 7 (36.84%) VoIP
7 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
8 6 (31.58%) Linux
8 6 (31.58%) DNS
8 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
8 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
8 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
9 5 (26.32%) FWSM
9 5 (26.32%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (26.32%) 4G
9 5 (26.32%) VLAN
9 5 (26.32%) iSCSI
9 5 (26.32%) 3G
9 5 (26.32%) Broadband
9 5 (26.32%) RIP
9 5 (26.32%) SNMP
10 4 (21.05%) VPN
10 4 (21.05%) DHCP
10 4 (21.05%) Ethernet

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 16 (84.21%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (52.63%) BGP
4 8 (42.11%) OSPF
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (36.84%) VoIP
5 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
5 7 (36.84%) Internet
6 6 (31.58%) DNS
7 5 (26.32%) 3G
7 5 (26.32%) RIP
7 5 (26.32%) SNMP
7 5 (26.32%) Broadband
7 5 (26.32%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (26.32%) 4G
7 5 (26.32%) FWSM
7 5 (26.32%) VLAN
7 5 (26.32%) iSCSI
8 4 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (21.05%) Spanning Tree
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) IP Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Security Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 2 (10.53%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (10.53%) Network Management
3 2 (10.53%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) SIEM
4 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (63.16%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) CCSE
3 4 (21.05%) CISSP
4 3 (15.79%) CCNA
4 3 (15.79%) CCIE
5 2 (10.53%) CCSP
5 2 (10.53%) CCDP
5 2 (10.53%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (10.53%) CCSA
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) OpenView
1 3 (15.79%) Cacti
2 2 (10.53%) FortiGate
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (78.95%) CheckPoint
3 12 (63.16%) F5
4 3 (15.79%) Radware
4 3 (15.79%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Juniper
5 2 (10.53%) Nokia
5 2 (10.53%) Redback
5 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.26%) Crossbeam
6 1 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
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