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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco PIX
Rank 538 526 525
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 42 54 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 0.78% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 27
Average daily rate £325 £306 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £300 £261
% change year-on-year
+12.91% +14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £28.75 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.95% -47.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - £55.00
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
6857 6908 5997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.53% 14.99% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4089 3910 3218
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 396 362
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.69 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.19% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016.

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 14 £198 -34.16% 3
East of England - 9 - -
London -29 8 £325 -3.70% 4
North West -13 6 £363 - 1
South West +2 2 £150 -33.33% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £356 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Cisco PIX
UK

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Cisco
2 95 (91.35%) Firewall
3 89 (85.58%) Cisco ASA
4 72 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (55.77%) Juniper
6 55 (52.88%) CheckPoint
7 48 (46.15%) LAN
8 44 (42.31%) CCNP
9 39 (37.50%) Network Security
10 37 (35.58%) CCNA
11 33 (31.73%) Cisco IOS
12 29 (27.88%) Blue Coat
13 26 (25.00%) BGP
14 25 (24.04%) DNS
15 24 (23.08%) VPN
15 24 (23.08%) MPLS
16 23 (22.12%) SLA
16 23 (22.12%) WAN
17 22 (21.15%) DHCP
17 22 (21.15%) Security Cleared
17 22 (21.15%) Cisco Nexus
18 21 (20.19%) ITIL
18 21 (20.19%) OSPF
18 21 (20.19%) Telecoms
19 20 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
19 20 (19.23%) VoIP
20 18 (17.31%) TCP/IP
20 18 (17.31%) Wireless
20 18 (17.31%) CCSE
20 18 (17.31%) Kalman Filter

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 95 (91.35%) Firewall
2 89 (85.58%) Cisco ASA
3 48 (46.15%) LAN
4 39 (37.50%) Network Security
5 33 (31.73%) Cisco IOS
6 26 (25.00%) BGP
7 25 (24.04%) DNS
8 24 (23.08%) MPLS
8 24 (23.08%) VPN
9 23 (22.12%) WAN
10 22 (21.15%) Cisco Nexus
10 22 (21.15%) DHCP
11 21 (20.19%) OSPF
12 20 (19.23%) VoIP
12 20 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (17.31%) TCP/IP
13 18 (17.31%) Wireless
14 17 (16.35%) VLAN
15 15 (14.42%) EIGRP
16 14 (13.46%) IPsec
General
1 21 (20.19%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (51.92%) Network Engineer
2 21 (20.19%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (17.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 17 (16.35%) Security Engineer
5 12 (11.54%) Consultant
5 12 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (9.62%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) Network Consultant
8 7 (6.73%) Analyst
8 7 (6.73%) Firewall Engineer
8 7 (6.73%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 7 (6.73%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Cisco Design Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Design Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Juniper Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Network Design Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Network Support
10 5 (4.81%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.73%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.85%) CSS
3 2 (1.92%) HTML
4 1 (0.96%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.73%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.92%) Clustering
4 2 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (1.92%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.96%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.96%) Informatics
5 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.42%) Linux
2 13 (12.50%) Windows
3 6 (5.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.92%) Unix
5 1 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.19%) ITIL
2 18 (17.31%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 11 (10.58%) Network Design
5 10 (9.62%) Migration
6 8 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 6 (5.77%) High Availability
7 6 (5.77%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.77%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.77%) Service Management
8 5 (4.81%) Change Management
8 5 (4.81%) Coaching
8 5 (4.81%) Project Management
8 5 (4.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (3.85%) CRM
9 4 (3.85%) Information Security
9 4 (3.85%) ITIL V3
9 4 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.85%) Security Operations
10 3 (2.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.92%) SQL
3 1 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 72 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (42.31%) CCNP
3 37 (35.58%) CCNA
4 22 (21.15%) Security Cleared
5 18 (17.31%) CCSE
6 17 (16.35%) SC Cleared
7 16 (15.38%) CCIE
8 11 (10.58%) Degree
9 9 (8.65%) CCSA
9 9 (8.65%) JNCIA
9 9 (8.65%) JNCIP
10 6 (5.77%) CCSP
10 6 (5.77%) JNCIS
11 5 (4.81%) CCENT
11 5 (4.81%) CISSP
11 5 (4.81%) JNCIE
12 3 (2.88%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (22.12%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.81%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.85%) NFS
3 4 (3.85%) Samba
3 4 (3.85%) vSphere
4 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.92%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.92%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.85%) Cacti
3 2 (1.92%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (1.92%) Nessus
3 2 (1.92%) OpenView
3 2 (1.92%) RANCID
4 1 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 104 (100.00%) Cisco
2 58 (55.77%) Juniper
3 55 (52.88%) CheckPoint
4 29 (27.88%) Blue Coat
5 17 (16.35%) Barracuda Networks
5 17 (16.35%) F5
5 17 (16.35%) Websense
6 14 (13.46%) Remedy
7 11 (10.58%) Fortinet
8 10 (9.62%) McAfee
9 9 (8.65%) Citrix
9 9 (8.65%) IronPort
9 9 (8.65%) VMware
10 8 (7.69%) HP
11 6 (5.77%) Intel
11 6 (5.77%) Sourcefire
12 5 (4.81%) Brocade
12 5 (4.81%) NetApp
12 5 (4.81%) Palo Alto
12 5 (4.81%) Tufin