The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco PIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco PIX over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 198 218 214
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 6 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 1.12% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £250 £356
% change year-on-year
- -29.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
810 889 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.63% 12.17% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 572 652
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 34
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.34 £52.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

Cisco PIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Cisco PIX Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cisco PIX
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Cisco PIX Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Cisco PIX
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco PIX across the City of London region.

Cisco PIX Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (100.00%) CCNP
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) Juniper
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (46.15%) BGP
4 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
4 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) Network Design
4 4 (30.77%) Multicast
5 3 (23.08%) F5
5 3 (23.08%) FWSM
5 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) SMTP
6 2 (15.38%) HTTP
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) CCIE
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) Internet
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) IPsec

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (46.15%) BGP
4 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) Multicast
5 3 (23.08%) FWSM
5 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
6 2 (15.38%) IPsec
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) Internet
6 2 (15.38%) SMTP
6 2 (15.38%) HTTP
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) Network Security
7 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (7.69%) RIP
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Network Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Support
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Network Support
6 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Design Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
7 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Network Design
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) eTOM
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) CCNP
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) CCIE
4 1 (7.69%) CCSP
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
4 1 (7.69%) CCSA
4 1 (7.69%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 3 (23.08%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
6 1 (7.69%) Aruba
6 1 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (7.69%) Nokia
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