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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 478 465 395
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -70
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 75 81 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 1.28% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 48 69
Average daily rate
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£313 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.25%
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
6579 6352 8213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.73% 13.71% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3560 3370 3691
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 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 458 625
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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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 22 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 22 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 22 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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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 +15 31 £350 - 5
London -5 23 £255 -17.74% 5
South West -21 15 £175 -33.96% 4
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
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Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Cisco
2 136 (93.15%) Firewall
3 100 (68.49%) CheckPoint
4 89 (60.96%) Cisco ASA
5 86 (58.90%) Cisco Certification
6 67 (45.89%) Juniper
7 63 (43.15%) CCNP
8 61 (41.78%) VPN
9 46 (31.51%) BGP
10 41 (28.08%) OSPF
11 38 (26.03%) Network Management
12 36 (24.66%) Windows
12 36 (24.66%) F5
13 34 (23.29%) ITIL
13 34 (23.29%) WAN
13 34 (23.29%) MPLS
13 34 (23.29%) IPsec
14 33 (22.60%) SNMP
14 33 (22.60%) CCIE
15 31 (21.23%) FWSM
16 30 (20.55%) Cisco Nexus
17 29 (19.86%) VoIP
17 29 (19.86%) VMware
18 28 (19.18%) Telecoms
18 28 (19.18%) Network Security
19 26 (17.81%) Microsoft
19 26 (17.81%) Load Balancing
20 25 (17.12%) Security Cleared
21 24 (16.44%) LAN
21 24 (16.44%) Blue Coat

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (9.59%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.90%) Apache
3 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (10.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.05%) IaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 136 (93.15%) Firewall
2 89 (60.96%) Cisco ASA
3 61 (41.78%) VPN
4 46 (31.51%) BGP
5 41 (28.08%) OSPF
6 34 (23.29%) MPLS
6 34 (23.29%) WAN
6 34 (23.29%) IPsec
7 33 (22.60%) SNMP
8 31 (21.23%) FWSM
9 30 (20.55%) Cisco Nexus
10 29 (19.86%) VoIP
11 28 (19.18%) Network Security
12 24 (16.44%) LAN
13 20 (13.70%) DNS
14 19 (13.01%) Wireless
14 19 (13.01%) BIG-IP
15 13 (8.90%) VLAN
15 13 (8.90%) EIGRP
16 11 (7.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.37%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.37%) Big Data
3 1 (0.68%) MarkLogic
3 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.68%) DB2
3 1 (0.68%) Ingres
3 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.68%) KDB
3 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Ant
1 1 (0.68%) JUnit
1 1 (0.68%) JMeter
1 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 28 (19.18%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.42%) Finance
3 2 (1.37%) Games
3 2 (1.37%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
4 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 68 (46.58%) Network Engineer
2 42 (28.77%) Security Engineer
3 26 (17.81%) IP Engineer
4 24 (16.44%) Cisco Engineer
5 23 (15.75%) Network Security Engineer
6 19 (13.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 18 (12.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (12.33%) Design Engineer
8 13 (8.90%) Consultant
9 11 (7.53%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 10 (6.85%) Security Consultant
11 9 (6.16%) Architect
11 9 (6.16%) Senior Network Engineer
12 8 (5.48%) Network Design Engineer
13 6 (4.11%) Senior Security Engineer
13 6 (4.11%) Senior Design Engineer
13 6 (4.11%) IP Network Engineer
13 6 (4.11%) Network Consultant
14 5 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
15 4 (2.74%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.37%) CSS
2 1 (0.68%) SOAP
2 1 (0.68%) CORBA
2 1 (0.68%) WAP
2 1 (0.68%) Xerces
2 1 (0.68%) Xalan
2 1 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (0.68%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.59%) Thin Client
1 14 (9.59%) Fat Client
2 5 (3.42%) NHS
3 4 (2.74%) Firmware
4 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.37%) Online Games
5 2 (1.37%) Open Source
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) CESG
6 1 (0.68%) SecurID
6 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (24.66%) Windows
2 15 (10.27%) Solaris
3 8 (5.48%) Linux
4 6 (4.11%) UNIX
5 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.05%) NetWare
6 3 (2.05%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.68%) OpenSolaris
8 1 (0.68%) SUSE
8 1 (0.68%) Debian
8 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.68%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.03%) Network Management
2 34 (23.29%) ITIL
3 26 (17.81%) Load Balancing
4 22 (15.07%) Network Design
5 14 (9.59%) PRINCE2
6 11 (7.53%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (4.79%) Migration
7 7 (4.79%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (4.11%) Demand Forecasting
8 6 (4.11%) Network Architecture
8 6 (4.11%) eTOM
9 5 (3.42%) Validation
9 5 (3.42%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (2.74%) Project Management
10 4 (2.74%) Service Management
10 4 (2.74%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.74%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (2.05%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.05%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.37%) Perl
2 1 (0.68%) PHP
2 1 (0.68%) SQL
2 1 (0.68%) Python
2 1 (0.68%) Lisp
2 1 (0.68%) Ruby
2 1 (0.68%) Korn
2 1 (0.68%) C-shell
2 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.68%) C#
2 1 (0.68%) C++
2 1 (0.68%) Java
Qualifications
1 86 (58.90%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (43.15%) CCNP
3 33 (22.60%) CCIE
4 25 (17.12%) Security Cleared
5 23 (15.75%) CISSP
6 21 (14.38%) CCSP
7 19 (13.01%) SC Cleared
8 18 (12.33%) CCNA
9 16 (10.96%) Check Point Certification
9 16 (10.96%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (10.27%) CCDP
11 8 (5.48%) CCSE
12 6 (4.11%) Degree
13 5 (3.42%) CCSA
14 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (1.37%) CCA
14 2 (1.37%) CCDE
14 2 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.68%) CEH
15 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.70%) SLA
2 17 (11.64%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) QA
4 1 (0.68%) GPG13
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 19 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.48%) ProxySG
3 7 (4.79%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.37%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.37%) KVM
4 2 (1.37%) Snort
4 2 (1.37%) Squid
5 1 (0.68%) Xen
5 1 (0.68%) RHEV
5 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.68%) qmail
5 1 (0.68%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.68%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (12.33%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.74%) Nessus
3 1 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.68%) OpenView
3 1 (0.68%) Netcool
3 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 146 (100.00%) Cisco
2 100 (68.49%) CheckPoint
3 67 (45.89%) Juniper
4 36 (24.66%) F5
5 29 (19.86%) VMware
6 26 (17.81%) Microsoft
7 24 (16.44%) Blue Coat
8 17 (11.64%) Nokia
9 13 (8.90%) Redback
9 13 (8.90%) Radware
10 12 (8.22%) Fortinet
11 8 (5.48%) McAfee
11 8 (5.48%) Ericsson
12 7 (4.79%) Citrix
13 5 (3.42%) Huawei
13 5 (3.42%) HP
14 4 (2.74%) Red Hat
15 3 (2.05%) Novell
15 3 (2.05%) Nortel
15 3 (2.05%) Splunk
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