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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco PIX
Rank 551 483 480
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 44 87 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 1.26% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 46 49
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£306 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.53 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.76% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-33.76% +47.72%
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
7232 6928 6398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.04% 14.04% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4204 3756 3407
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 388 432
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -30 15 £338 -3.70% 5
South West -18 8 £276 +57.85%
London -24 6 £278 +3.73% 6
West Midlands +5 4 £325 -18.75%
East of England - 4 - - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £250 - 2
East Midlands - 2 £275 -
North West - 2 - - 1
Cisco PIX
UK

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Cisco
2 98 (92.45%) Firewall
3 97 (91.51%) Cisco ASA
4 88 (83.02%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (52.83%) CCNP
6 52 (49.06%) Network Security
6 52 (49.06%) F5
7 50 (47.17%) BGP
8 49 (46.23%) CheckPoint
9 47 (44.34%) VPN
10 43 (40.57%) OSPF
11 40 (37.74%) CCNA
12 38 (35.85%) Data Centre
13 37 (34.91%) Juniper
14 35 (33.02%) MPLS
15 32 (30.19%) VoIP
16 31 (29.25%) WAN
16 31 (29.25%) LAN
17 30 (28.30%) IPsec
18 28 (26.42%) ITIL
18 28 (26.42%) Cisco IOS
19 24 (22.64%) SolarWinds
19 24 (22.64%) Load Balancing
20 23 (21.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
21 22 (20.75%) NetScreen
22 21 (19.81%) Wireless
22 21 (19.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
22 21 (19.81%) Cisco Nexus
23 20 (18.87%) DNS
23 20 (18.87%) Citrix

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (2.83%) Lync
2 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 98 (92.45%) Firewall
2 97 (91.51%) Cisco ASA
3 52 (49.06%) Network Security
4 50 (47.17%) BGP
5 47 (44.34%) VPN
6 43 (40.57%) OSPF
7 35 (33.02%) MPLS
8 32 (30.19%) VoIP
9 31 (29.25%) WAN
9 31 (29.25%) LAN
10 30 (28.30%) IPsec
11 28 (26.42%) Cisco IOS
12 23 (21.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 22 (20.75%) NetScreen
14 21 (19.81%) Cisco Nexus
14 21 (19.81%) Wireless
15 20 (18.87%) DNS
16 19 (17.92%) VLAN
17 18 (16.98%) TACACS
17 18 (16.98%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Ant
General
1 11 (10.38%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.55%) Finance
3 2 (1.89%) Retail
3 2 (1.89%) Billing
4 1 (0.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (63.21%) Network Engineer
2 16 (15.09%) Cisco Engineer
2 16 (15.09%) Security Engineer
3 15 (14.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (11.32%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) Support Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Design Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Network Support
7 6 (5.66%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) IP Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Network Design Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Security Consultant
8 5 (4.72%) Consultant
9 4 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Firewall Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) IT Support
10 3 (2.83%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.55%) CSS
2 3 (2.83%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.89%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (35.85%) Data Centre
2 21 (19.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (1.89%) NHS
3 2 (1.89%) Clustering
3 2 (1.89%) Hedge funds
3 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.94%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.38%) Linux
2 9 (8.49%) Windows
3 3 (2.83%) UNIX
4 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.42%) ITIL
2 24 (22.64%) Load Balancing
3 19 (17.92%) DDoS Mitigation
4 18 (16.98%) Network Design
5 14 (13.21%) Service Delivery
6 10 (9.43%) Network Management
7 9 (8.49%) Kanban
7 9 (8.49%) E-Commerce
7 9 (8.49%) Service Management
7 9 (8.49%) Scrum
8 8 (7.55%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (4.72%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (3.77%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.77%) Information Security
10 4 (3.77%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.77%) Migration
10 4 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.83%) Project Management
11 3 (2.83%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.77%) SQL
2 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (83.02%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (52.83%) CCNP
3 40 (37.74%) CCNA
4 19 (17.92%) Degree
5 14 (13.21%) Security Cleared
5 14 (13.21%) CCIE
5 14 (13.21%) CCSE
6 10 (9.43%) CCSA
6 10 (9.43%) SC Cleared
7 9 (8.49%) CCSP
8 4 (3.77%) CCDP
8 4 (3.77%) CISSP
8 4 (3.77%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (2.83%) CCENT
10 2 (1.89%) MCSE
10 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.89%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.89%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.89%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.32%) SLA
2 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.83%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.89%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.89%) XenApp
3 2 (1.89%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.94%) Firmware
4 1 (0.94%) Samba
4 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.94%) vSphere
4 1 (0.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (15.09%) RANCID
2 6 (5.66%) OpenView
3 5 (4.72%) Cacti
4 4 (3.77%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (2.83%) SCOM
5 3 (2.83%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.83%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 106 (100.00%) Cisco
2 52 (49.06%) F5
3 49 (46.23%) CheckPoint
4 37 (34.91%) Juniper
5 24 (22.64%) SolarWinds
6 20 (18.87%) Citrix
7 16 (15.09%) Infoblox
8 10 (9.43%) VMware
9 8 (7.55%) Radware
9 8 (7.55%) Blue Coat
10 7 (6.60%) HP
11 6 (5.66%) Microsoft
11 6 (5.66%) Nokia
12 4 (3.77%) Remedy
12 4 (3.77%) Aruba
13 3 (2.83%) ProCurve
13 3 (2.83%) Barracuda Networks
13 3 (2.83%) Websense
14 2 (1.89%) Redback
14 2 (1.89%) Brocade
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