The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco PIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 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 Chester 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.59% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £333 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £305 £298
% change year-on-year
-4.91% +2.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £26.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+109.52% +10.52%
Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
63 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 25.00% 21.29% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 6
Average daily rate £340 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £240 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +292.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
Cisco PIX
Cheshire

Cisco PIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco PIX across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco PIX Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Cisco PIX
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco PIX across the Chester region.

Cisco PIX Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Cisco PIX
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
1 4 (100.00%) DMZ
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 4 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) DMZ
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 4 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) F5