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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 492 487 429
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -58
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 86 76 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 1.15% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 44 58
Average daily rate
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£275 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £402 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.01% -15.71%
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
7493 6619 8224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.66% 13.55% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4146 3679 3812
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £201 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 381 636
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +6 27 £400 -34.95% 8
London +4 27 £325 +4.83% 4
South West -16 23 £175 - 3
West Midlands -17 4 - - 3
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Cisco PIX
UK

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Cisco
2 152 (93.83%) Firewall
3 105 (64.81%) CheckPoint
4 98 (60.49%) Cisco Certification
5 97 (59.88%) Cisco ASA
6 74 (45.68%) Juniper
7 68 (41.98%) CCNP
7 68 (41.98%) VPN
8 56 (34.57%) BGP
9 48 (29.63%) MPLS
10 45 (27.78%) OSPF
10 45 (27.78%) ITIL
11 44 (27.16%) F5
12 43 (26.54%) Network Management
13 42 (25.93%) Windows
14 40 (24.69%) IPsec
15 38 (23.46%) FWSM
16 37 (22.84%) WAN
17 36 (22.22%) VoIP
17 36 (22.22%) CCIE
17 36 (22.22%) SNMP
18 34 (20.99%) VMware
18 34 (20.99%) Network Security
19 33 (20.37%) Microsoft
20 32 (19.75%) Load Balancing
21 30 (18.52%) SLA
21 30 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
22 28 (17.28%) CCNA
22 28 (17.28%) LAN
22 28 (17.28%) Telecoms

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 22 (13.58%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (1.23%) IIS
4 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (13.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 152 (93.83%) Firewall
2 97 (59.88%) Cisco ASA
3 68 (41.98%) VPN
4 56 (34.57%) BGP
5 48 (29.63%) MPLS
6 45 (27.78%) OSPF
7 40 (24.69%) IPsec
8 38 (23.46%) FWSM
9 37 (22.84%) WAN
10 36 (22.22%) SNMP
10 36 (22.22%) VoIP
11 34 (20.99%) Network Security
12 30 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
13 28 (17.28%) LAN
14 24 (14.81%) BIG-IP
15 20 (12.35%) Wireless
15 20 (12.35%) EIGRP
16 18 (11.11%) DNS
17 16 (9.88%) VLAN
18 12 (7.41%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.23%) Big Data
2 2 (1.23%) MarkLogic
3 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.62%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Ant
General
1 28 (17.28%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.94%) Finance
3 4 (2.47%) Games
4 2 (1.23%) Banking
4 2 (1.23%) Retail
5 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.62%) Billing
5 1 (0.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (46.30%) Network Engineer
2 37 (22.84%) Security Engineer
3 28 (17.28%) Cisco Engineer
4 25 (15.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 24 (14.81%) Network Security Engineer
5 24 (14.81%) IP Engineer
6 20 (12.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (12.35%) Design Engineer
7 17 (10.49%) Consultant
8 10 (6.17%) Architect
8 10 (6.17%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 9 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
9 9 (5.56%) Network Consultant
9 9 (5.56%) Security Consultant
10 8 (4.94%) Team Leader
10 8 (4.94%) Network Team Leader
11 7 (4.32%) Senior Design Engineer
12 6 (3.70%) Network Security Consultant
12 6 (3.70%) IP Network Engineer
12 6 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.47%) CSS
2 2 (1.23%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.58%) Thin Client
1 22 (13.58%) Fat Client
2 6 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.09%) NHS
4 4 (2.47%) Online Games
5 2 (1.23%) Open Source
5 2 (1.23%) Firmware
5 2 (1.23%) PKI
5 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.62%) SecurID
6 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.93%) Windows
2 22 (13.58%) Solaris
3 8 (4.94%) Linux
4 6 (3.70%) UNIX
5 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.85%) NetWare
6 3 (1.85%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.62%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.78%) ITIL
2 43 (26.54%) Network Management
3 32 (19.75%) Load Balancing
4 25 (15.43%) Network Design
5 14 (8.64%) Mentoring
6 13 (8.02%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (7.41%) PRINCE2
8 10 (6.17%) Problem Management
9 9 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (5.56%) Network Architecture
10 8 (4.94%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (4.32%) eTOM
12 6 (3.70%) Incident Management
12 6 (3.70%) Service Management
12 6 (3.70%) E-Commerce
12 6 (3.70%) Validation
12 6 (3.70%) Demand Forecasting
13 5 (3.09%) Migration
14 4 (2.47%) Project Management
14 4 (2.47%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 98 (60.49%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (41.98%) CCNP
3 36 (22.22%) CCIE
4 28 (17.28%) CCNA
5 26 (16.05%) CISSP
6 24 (14.81%) Security Cleared
7 21 (12.96%) SC Cleared
8 20 (12.35%) CCSP
9 19 (11.73%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
11 17 (10.49%) CCDP
12 9 (5.56%) Degree
13 5 (3.09%) CCVP
14 3 (1.85%) CCSE
14 3 (1.85%) CCDA
14 3 (1.85%) CCSA
15 2 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (1.23%) CCDE
15 2 (1.23%) CCA
16 1 (0.62%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.52%) SLA
2 21 (12.96%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.23%) COBIT
4 1 (0.62%) QA
4 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.62%) GPG13
System Software
1 24 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.64%) ProxySG
3 8 (4.94%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.23%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.23%) Nmap
5 1 (0.62%) Squid
5 1 (0.62%) Snort
5 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.62%) KVM
5 1 (0.62%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 16 (9.88%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.85%) Nessus
3 2 (1.23%) OpenView
3 2 (1.23%) Netcool
3 2 (1.23%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.62%) RANCID
Vendors
1 162 (100.00%) Cisco
2 105 (64.81%) CheckPoint
3 74 (45.68%) Juniper
4 44 (27.16%) F5
5 34 (20.99%) VMware
6 33 (20.37%) Microsoft
7 23 (14.20%) Blue Coat
8 21 (12.96%) Nokia
9 18 (11.11%) Radware
10 17 (10.49%) Redback
11 11 (6.79%) Fortinet
12 10 (6.17%) Ericsson
13 7 (4.32%) Citrix
13 7 (4.32%) Huawei
14 6 (3.70%) McAfee
15 4 (2.47%) Websense
15 4 (2.47%) HP
15 4 (2.47%) Nortel
16 3 (1.85%) Novell
16 3 (1.85%) Red Hat
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: Competitive day rates
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
West London
CACI Network Services
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £275 per annum + competitive
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Rate: £280 - £375 per day + competitive
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