The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco PIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco PIX over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 494 483 430
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -53
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 81 77 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 1.16% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 46 59
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £408 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.38 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.07% -20.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £22.68 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £28.08 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+47.72% -31.25%
Cisco PIX
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7401 6633 8371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.71% 13.60% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4075 3667 3862
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 384 658
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

Cisco PIX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Cisco PIX Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cisco PIX
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Cisco PIX Daily Rate Trend in England

Cisco PIX
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco PIX across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Cisco PIX Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cisco PIX
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Cisco PIX Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cisco PIX
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco PIX across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Cisco PIX Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Cisco PIX
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 27 August 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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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
South East 0 27 £400 -34.95% 4
London -17 26 £325 +4.83% 3
South West -16 21 £175 - 3
West Midlands -4 2 - - 2
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Cisco PIX
UK

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Cisco
2 151 (93.79%) Firewall
3 106 (65.84%) CheckPoint
4 97 (60.25%) Cisco Certification
5 94 (58.39%) Cisco ASA
6 76 (47.20%) Juniper
7 70 (43.48%) VPN
8 67 (41.61%) CCNP
9 56 (34.78%) BGP
10 47 (29.19%) MPLS
11 45 (27.95%) OSPF
11 45 (27.95%) F5
12 43 (26.71%) Network Management
12 43 (26.71%) ITIL
13 41 (25.47%) Windows
14 39 (24.22%) IPsec
15 37 (22.98%) FWSM
16 36 (22.36%) CCIE
16 36 (22.36%) VoIP
16 36 (22.36%) WAN
17 35 (21.74%) SNMP
17 35 (21.74%) Load Balancing
18 34 (21.12%) Network Security
19 33 (20.50%) VMware
20 31 (19.25%) Microsoft
21 30 (18.63%) Cisco Nexus
22 29 (18.01%) SLA
23 28 (17.39%) Telecoms
24 27 (16.77%) LAN
25 26 (16.15%) CCNA

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 21 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.07%) Apache
3 2 (1.24%) IIS
4 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.62%) TorqueBox
4 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.62%) IaaS
1 1 (0.62%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 151 (93.79%) Firewall
2 94 (58.39%) Cisco ASA
3 70 (43.48%) VPN
4 56 (34.78%) BGP
5 47 (29.19%) MPLS
6 45 (27.95%) OSPF
7 39 (24.22%) IPsec
8 37 (22.98%) FWSM
9 36 (22.36%) VoIP
9 36 (22.36%) WAN
10 35 (21.74%) SNMP
11 34 (21.12%) Network Security
12 30 (18.63%) Cisco Nexus
13 27 (16.77%) LAN
14 23 (14.29%) BIG-IP
15 22 (13.66%) Wireless
16 20 (12.42%) DNS
17 19 (11.80%) EIGRP
18 18 (11.18%) VLAN
19 11 (6.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.86%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.86%) Big Data
3 2 (1.24%) MarkLogic
4 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.62%) DB2
4 1 (0.62%) Ingres
4 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.62%) KDB
4 1 (0.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Ant
1 1 (0.62%) JUnit
1 1 (0.62%) JMeter
1 1 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 28 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.59%) Finance
3 4 (2.48%) Games
4 2 (1.24%) Banking
4 2 (1.24%) Retail
5 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.62%) Billing
5 1 (0.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (46.58%) Network Engineer
2 37 (22.98%) Security Engineer
3 28 (17.39%) Cisco Engineer
4 25 (15.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 24 (14.91%) Network Security Engineer
5 24 (14.91%) IP Engineer
6 21 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (12.42%) Design Engineer
8 16 (9.94%) Consultant
9 10 (6.21%) Architect
9 10 (6.21%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 9 (5.59%) Network Design Engineer
10 9 (5.59%) Network Consultant
10 9 (5.59%) Security Consultant
11 7 (4.35%) Team Leader
11 7 (4.35%) Network Team Leader
11 7 (4.35%) Senior Design Engineer
12 6 (3.73%) IP Network Engineer
12 6 (3.73%) Network Security Consultant
12 6 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.48%) CSS
2 2 (1.24%) WAP
3 1 (0.62%) Xerces
3 1 (0.62%) Xalan
3 1 (0.62%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.62%) wxWidgets
3 1 (0.62%) SOAP
3 1 (0.62%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.04%) Thin Client
1 21 (13.04%) Fat Client
2 6 (3.73%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.11%) NHS
4 4 (2.48%) Firmware
4 4 (2.48%) Online Games
5 2 (1.24%) Open Source
5 2 (1.24%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.24%) PKI
5 2 (1.24%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.62%) SecurID
6 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (25.47%) Windows
2 22 (13.66%) Solaris
3 9 (5.59%) Linux
4 7 (4.35%) UNIX
5 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.86%) NetWare
6 3 (1.86%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.62%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.62%) AIX
7 1 (0.62%) OpenSolaris
7 1 (0.62%) SUSE
7 1 (0.62%) Debian
7 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.71%) ITIL
1 43 (26.71%) Network Management
2 35 (21.74%) Load Balancing
3 25 (15.53%) Network Design
4 13 (8.07%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (6.83%) PRINCE2
6 10 (6.21%) Problem Management
7 9 (5.59%) Network Architecture
8 8 (4.97%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (4.97%) Incident Management
9 7 (4.35%) eTOM
9 7 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (3.73%) Demand Forecasting
10 6 (3.73%) Service Management
10 6 (3.73%) Validation
11 5 (3.11%) Migration
11 5 (3.11%) E-Commerce
12 4 (2.48%) Project Management
12 4 (2.48%) Change Management
12 4 (2.48%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.24%) Perl
2 1 (0.62%) PHP
2 1 (0.62%) SQL
2 1 (0.62%) Python
2 1 (0.62%) Lisp
2 1 (0.62%) Ruby
2 1 (0.62%) Korn
2 1 (0.62%) C-shell
2 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.62%) C#
2 1 (0.62%) C++
2 1 (0.62%) Java
Qualifications
1 97 (60.25%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (41.61%) CCNP
3 36 (22.36%) CCIE
4 26 (16.15%) CCNA
4 26 (16.15%) CISSP
5 21 (13.04%) Security Cleared
6 20 (12.42%) CCSP
7 19 (11.80%) SC Cleared
8 18 (11.18%) Check Point Certification
8 18 (11.18%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (10.56%) CCDP
10 10 (6.21%) Degree
11 5 (3.11%) CCVP
12 3 (1.86%) CCSE
12 3 (1.86%) CCSA
12 3 (1.86%) CCDA
13 2 (1.24%) CCA
13 2 (1.24%) CCDE
14 1 (0.62%) CITP
14 1 (0.62%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (18.01%) SLA
2 21 (13.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.24%) COBIT
4 1 (0.62%) QA
4 1 (0.62%) GPG13
System Software
1 24 (14.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.70%) ProxySG
3 8 (4.97%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.24%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.24%) KVM
4 2 (1.24%) Snort
4 2 (1.24%) Nmap
4 2 (1.24%) Squid
5 1 (0.62%) Xen
5 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.62%) qmail
5 1 (0.62%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.62%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.62%) RHEV
5 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (9.94%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.48%) Nessus
3 2 (1.24%) OpenView
3 2 (1.24%) Netcool
3 2 (1.24%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (1.24%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.62%) RANCID
Vendors
1 161 (100.00%) Cisco
2 106 (65.84%) CheckPoint
3 76 (47.20%) Juniper
4 45 (27.95%) F5
5 33 (20.50%) VMware
6 31 (19.25%) Microsoft
7 25 (15.53%) Blue Coat
8 22 (13.66%) Nokia
9 18 (11.18%) Radware
10 17 (10.56%) Redback
11 12 (7.45%) Fortinet
12 10 (6.21%) Ericsson
13 7 (4.35%) Huawei
14 6 (3.73%) Citrix
14 6 (3.73%) McAfee
15 4 (2.48%) Websense
15 4 (2.48%) Red Hat
15 4 (2.48%) Nortel
15 4 (2.48%) HP
16 3 (1.86%) IBM
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