The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 City of London 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 190 209 214
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 9 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.071% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 0.63% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £400 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+47.72% -31.25%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
712 795 970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.27% 11.22% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 528 652
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 40
Average hourly rate £21.25 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.14% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £54.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
Cisco PIX
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco PIX across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Cisco PIX Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) Firewall
3 11 (68.75%) CCNP
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
6 8 (50.00%) Juniper
7 6 (37.50%) VPN
8 4 (25.00%) Network Security
8 4 (25.00%) Network Design
8 4 (25.00%) CCNA
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
9 3 (18.75%) BGP
9 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
9 3 (18.75%) NetScreen
9 3 (18.75%) ITIL
9 3 (18.75%) Windows
9 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
9 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (18.75%) Multicast
10 2 (12.50%) KVM
10 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (12.50%) Network Management
10 2 (12.50%) F5
10 2 (12.50%) Banking
10 2 (12.50%) LAN
10 2 (12.50%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (37.50%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) Network Security
5 3 (18.75%) BGP
5 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
5 3 (18.75%) NetScreen
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (18.75%) Multicast
6 2 (12.50%) LAN
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) IPsec
7 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.25%) Wireless
7 1 (6.25%) OSPF
7 1 (6.25%) RIP
7 1 (6.25%) SSL
7 1 (6.25%) LDAP
7 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
1 1 (6.25%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JMeter
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Network Engineer
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) Security Engineer
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 4 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco Support
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 2 (12.50%) Network Support
7 2 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
8 1 (6.25%) Consultant
8 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CORBA
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Xerces
1 1 (6.25%) Xalan
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (6.25%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) SUSE
2 1 (6.25%) Debian
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Network Design
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.25%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Lisp
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby
1 1 (6.25%) Korn
1 1 (6.25%) C-shell
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) CCNP
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (6.25%) CCSA
4 1 (6.25%) CCSP
4 1 (6.25%) CISSP
4 1 (6.25%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) KVM
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) Snort
2 1 (6.25%) Xen
2 1 (6.25%) Squid
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) qmail
2 1 (6.25%) Sendmail
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (6.25%) OpenSSH
2 1 (6.25%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
3 8 (50.00%) Juniper
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
6 2 (12.50%) F5
6 2 (12.50%) Nokia
7 1 (6.25%) Veritas
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.25%) Symantec
7 1 (6.25%) McAfee
7 1 (6.25%) Radware
7 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (6.25%) Dell
7 1 (6.25%) Nortel
7 1 (6.25%) Citrix
7 1 (6.25%) IBM
7 1 (6.25%) JBoss
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle