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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 485 502 408
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -94
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 93 67 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.14% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 1.02% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 39 57
Average daily rate
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£269 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.30% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.48% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.00
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
7759 6581 8255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.85% 13.64% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4364 3662 3826
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 380 625
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £21.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 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
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 19 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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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 +18 33 £375 -39.02% 4
London +12 30 £275 -11.29% 7
South West -27 22 £190 +8.57% 3
West Midlands -16 3 - - 2
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
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Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 163 (100.00%) Cisco
2 153 (93.87%) Firewall
3 109 (66.87%) CheckPoint
4 103 (63.19%) Cisco ASA
5 101 (61.96%) Cisco Certification
6 77 (47.24%) Juniper
7 71 (43.56%) VPN
8 68 (41.72%) CCNP
9 62 (38.04%) BGP
10 49 (30.06%) MPLS
11 48 (29.45%) OSPF
12 47 (28.83%) IPsec
13 46 (28.22%) F5
14 43 (26.38%) SNMP
15 42 (25.77%) ITIL
15 42 (25.77%) Windows
16 41 (25.15%) FWSM
17 40 (24.54%) WAN
17 40 (24.54%) Network Management
18 38 (23.31%) Network Security
19 37 (22.70%) Microsoft
19 37 (22.70%) CCIE
19 37 (22.70%) VoIP
19 37 (22.70%) VMware
20 34 (20.86%) CCNA
21 31 (19.02%) Telecoms
22 30 (18.40%) SLA
23 29 (17.79%) Load Balancing
23 29 (17.79%) Network Design
24 28 (17.18%) BIG-IP

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (13.50%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.36%) Apache
3 2 (1.23%) IIS
4 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (13.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 153 (93.87%) Firewall
2 103 (63.19%) Cisco ASA
3 71 (43.56%) VPN
4 62 (38.04%) BGP
5 49 (30.06%) MPLS
6 48 (29.45%) OSPF
7 47 (28.83%) IPsec
8 43 (26.38%) SNMP
9 41 (25.15%) FWSM
10 40 (24.54%) WAN
11 38 (23.31%) Network Security
12 37 (22.70%) VoIP
13 28 (17.18%) BIG-IP
14 27 (16.56%) LAN
15 26 (15.95%) Cisco Nexus
16 23 (14.11%) EIGRP
17 18 (11.04%) DNS
18 16 (9.82%) Wireless
18 16 (9.82%) RIP
19 15 (9.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.23%) MarkLogic
2 2 (1.23%) Big Data
3 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.61%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Ant
General
1 31 (19.02%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.91%) Finance
3 4 (2.45%) Games
4 3 (1.84%) Retail
5 2 (1.23%) Billing
5 2 (1.23%) Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 74 (45.40%) Network Engineer
2 40 (24.54%) Security Engineer
3 27 (16.56%) Cisco Engineer
3 27 (16.56%) IP Engineer
4 26 (15.95%) Network Security Engineer
5 25 (15.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 22 (13.50%) Design Engineer
7 19 (11.66%) Consultant
8 18 (11.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (6.13%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 10 (6.13%) Architect
10 9 (5.52%) Network Consultant
10 9 (5.52%) Security Consultant
10 9 (5.52%) Network Design Engineer
11 8 (4.91%) Network Team Leader
11 8 (4.91%) Team Leader
12 7 (4.29%) Senior Design Engineer
13 6 (3.68%) Network Security Consultant
13 6 (3.68%) IP Network Engineer
13 6 (3.68%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.45%) WAP
1 4 (2.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.50%) Fat Client
1 22 (13.50%) Thin Client
2 9 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.68%) NHS
5 4 (2.45%) Online Games
5 4 (2.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.23%) Open Source
6 2 (1.23%) SecurID
6 2 (1.23%) PKI
7 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.61%) Firmware
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.77%) Windows
2 22 (13.50%) Solaris
3 7 (4.29%) UNIX
4 5 (3.07%) Linux
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.77%) ITIL
2 40 (24.54%) Network Management
3 29 (17.79%) Load Balancing
3 29 (17.79%) Network Design
4 14 (8.59%) Mentoring
5 13 (7.98%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (7.36%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (6.75%) Network Architecture
8 10 (6.13%) Problem Management
8 10 (6.13%) PRINCE2
9 9 (5.52%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (4.29%) Validation
10 7 (4.29%) E-Commerce
10 7 (4.29%) eTOM
11 6 (3.68%) Demand Forecasting
11 6 (3.68%) Service Management
12 5 (3.07%) Change Management
12 5 (3.07%) Migration
12 5 (3.07%) Incident Management
13 4 (2.45%) Fault Management
Qualifications
1 101 (61.96%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (41.72%) CCNP
3 37 (22.70%) CCIE
4 34 (20.86%) CCNA
5 28 (17.18%) CISSP
6 24 (14.72%) Security Cleared
7 23 (14.11%) CCSP
8 21 (12.88%) SC Cleared
9 19 (11.66%) Check Point Certification
10 18 (11.04%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (11.04%) CCDP
11 11 (6.75%) Degree
12 6 (3.68%) CCSE
13 5 (3.07%) CCSA
13 5 (3.07%) CCVP
14 3 (1.84%) CCDA
15 2 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (1.23%) CCDE
15 2 (1.23%) CCA
16 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.40%) SLA
2 21 (12.88%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.23%) COBIT
3 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) GPG13
4 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 23 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (9.20%) ProxySG
3 5 (3.07%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.23%) Nmap
4 2 (1.23%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.61%) Snort
5 1 (0.61%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (10.43%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.45%) OpenView
2 4 (2.45%) Netcool
3 3 (1.84%) Nessus
4 2 (1.23%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.61%) RANCID
5 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 163 (100.00%) Cisco
2 109 (66.87%) CheckPoint
3 77 (47.24%) Juniper
4 46 (28.22%) F5
5 37 (22.70%) Microsoft
5 37 (22.70%) VMware
6 24 (14.72%) Nokia
7 23 (14.11%) Blue Coat
8 22 (13.50%) Radware
9 19 (11.66%) Redback
10 12 (7.36%) Fortinet
11 10 (6.13%) Ericsson
12 9 (5.52%) Huawei
13 6 (3.68%) HP
13 6 (3.68%) Nortel
13 6 (3.68%) Citrix
13 6 (3.68%) McAfee
14 4 (2.45%) Crossbeam
14 4 (2.45%) Websense
15 3 (1.84%) SolarWinds
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