The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 England 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 466 458 402
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -56
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 83 81 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 1.27% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 43 64
Average daily rate
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£313 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.90 £25.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £27.63 £25.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+47.72% -12.00%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6525 6394 8056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.69% 14.03% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3542 3335 3628
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 486 623
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -1.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.75 £12.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
Cisco PIX
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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 11 July 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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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
South East +13 37 £350 - 4
London -25 21 £255 -17.74% 5
South West -13 17 £175 -36.36% 2
West Midlands -14 3 £350 -3.44% 2
East of England -16 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Cisco PIX
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Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 149 (100.00%) Cisco
2 139 (93.29%) Firewall
3 105 (70.47%) CheckPoint
4 95 (63.76%) Cisco ASA
5 87 (58.39%) Cisco Certification
6 67 (44.97%) Juniper
7 64 (42.95%) CCNP
8 61 (40.94%) VPN
9 46 (30.87%) BGP
10 42 (28.19%) OSPF
11 39 (26.17%) F5
12 37 (24.83%) WAN
13 36 (24.16%) Windows
13 36 (24.16%) MPLS
13 36 (24.16%) Network Management
14 35 (23.49%) SNMP
14 35 (23.49%) IPsec
15 34 (22.82%) ITIL
15 34 (22.82%) FWSM
16 33 (22.15%) CCIE
17 32 (21.48%) VoIP
18 31 (20.81%) Network Security
19 30 (20.13%) Cisco Nexus
20 29 (19.46%) VMware
21 28 (18.79%) Telecoms
22 26 (17.45%) Blue Coat
22 26 (17.45%) LAN
22 26 (17.45%) Microsoft
23 25 (16.78%) Network Design
23 25 (16.78%) Security Cleared

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 14 (9.40%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.72%) Apache
3 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (10.07%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.01%) IaaS
2 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 139 (93.29%) Firewall
2 95 (63.76%) Cisco ASA
3 61 (40.94%) VPN
4 46 (30.87%) BGP
5 42 (28.19%) OSPF
6 37 (24.83%) WAN
7 36 (24.16%) MPLS
8 35 (23.49%) SNMP
8 35 (23.49%) IPsec
9 34 (22.82%) FWSM
10 32 (21.48%) VoIP
11 31 (20.81%) Network Security
12 30 (20.13%) Cisco Nexus
13 26 (17.45%) LAN
14 23 (15.44%) DNS
15 21 (14.09%) BIG-IP
16 20 (13.42%) Wireless
17 16 (10.74%) TCP/IP
18 15 (10.07%) VLAN
19 13 (8.72%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.34%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.34%) Big Data
3 1 (0.67%) MarkLogic
3 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.67%) DB2
3 1 (0.67%) Ingres
3 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.67%) KDB
3 1 (0.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Ant
1 1 (0.67%) JUnit
1 1 (0.67%) JMeter
1 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 28 (18.79%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.68%) Finance
3 2 (1.34%) Games
4 1 (0.67%) Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Retail
4 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 68 (45.64%) Network Engineer
2 43 (28.86%) Security Engineer
3 26 (17.45%) IP Engineer
4 24 (16.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 22 (14.77%) Cisco Engineer
6 18 (12.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (12.08%) Design Engineer
7 17 (11.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 13 (8.72%) Consultant
9 11 (7.38%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 10 (6.71%) Security Consultant
10 10 (6.71%) Senior Network Engineer
11 9 (6.04%) Architect
12 8 (5.37%) Network Design Engineer
13 7 (4.70%) Senior Security Engineer
14 6 (4.03%) Senior Design Engineer
14 6 (4.03%) Network Consultant
14 6 (4.03%) IP Network Engineer
15 5 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
16 4 (2.68%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.34%) CSS
2 1 (0.67%) SOAP
2 1 (0.67%) CORBA
2 1 (0.67%) WAP
2 1 (0.67%) Xerces
2 1 (0.67%) Xalan
2 1 (0.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (0.67%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.40%) Thin Client
1 14 (9.40%) Fat Client
2 6 (4.03%) NHS
3 4 (2.68%) Firmware
4 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.34%) Online Games
5 2 (1.34%) Open Source
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.67%) CESG
6 1 (0.67%) SecurID
6 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (24.16%) Windows
2 15 (10.07%) Solaris
3 8 (5.37%) Linux
4 6 (4.03%) UNIX
5 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.01%) NetWare
6 3 (2.01%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.67%) OpenSolaris
8 1 (0.67%) SUSE
8 1 (0.67%) Debian
8 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.67%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.16%) Network Management
2 34 (22.82%) ITIL
3 25 (16.78%) Network Design
3 25 (16.78%) Load Balancing
4 15 (10.07%) PRINCE2
5 11 (7.38%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (5.37%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (4.70%) Migration
8 6 (4.03%) eTOM
8 6 (4.03%) Demand Forecasting
8 6 (4.03%) Network Architecture
9 5 (3.36%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (3.36%) Validation
10 4 (2.68%) Project Management
10 4 (2.68%) Service Management
10 4 (2.68%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.68%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.68%) SIEM
11 3 (2.01%) Information Assurance
11 3 (2.01%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.34%) Perl
2 1 (0.67%) PHP
2 1 (0.67%) SQL
2 1 (0.67%) Python
2 1 (0.67%) Lisp
2 1 (0.67%) Ruby
2 1 (0.67%) Korn
2 1 (0.67%) C-shell
2 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.67%) C#
2 1 (0.67%) C++
2 1 (0.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 87 (58.39%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (42.95%) CCNP
3 33 (22.15%) CCIE
4 25 (16.78%) Security Cleared
5 23 (15.44%) CISSP
6 21 (14.09%) CCSP
7 19 (12.75%) CCNA
7 19 (12.75%) SC Cleared
8 16 (10.74%) Check Point Certification
8 16 (10.74%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (10.07%) CCDP
10 8 (5.37%) CCSE
11 6 (4.03%) Degree
12 5 (3.36%) CCSA
13 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.34%) CCA
13 2 (1.34%) CCDE
13 2 (1.34%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.67%) CEH
14 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.42%) SLA
2 17 (11.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.67%) QA
4 1 (0.67%) GPG13
4 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 19 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.71%) ProxySG
3 7 (4.70%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.34%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.34%) KVM
4 2 (1.34%) Snort
4 2 (1.34%) Squid
5 1 (0.67%) Xen
5 1 (0.67%) RHEV
5 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.67%) qmail
5 1 (0.67%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.67%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (12.08%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.68%) Nessus
3 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.67%) OpenView
3 1 (0.67%) Netcool
3 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 149 (100.00%) Cisco
2 105 (70.47%) CheckPoint
3 67 (44.97%) Juniper
4 39 (26.17%) F5
5 29 (19.46%) VMware
6 26 (17.45%) Blue Coat
6 26 (17.45%) Microsoft
7 17 (11.41%) Nokia
8 13 (8.72%) Redback
8 13 (8.72%) Radware
9 12 (8.05%) Fortinet
10 8 (5.37%) McAfee
10 8 (5.37%) Ericsson
11 7 (4.70%) Citrix
12 5 (3.36%) Huawei
12 5 (3.36%) HP
13 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
14 3 (2.01%) Novell
14 3 (2.01%) Nortel
14 3 (2.01%) Splunk
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