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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 483 463 414
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -49
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 83 76 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 1.19% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 49 58
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 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -22.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £22.60 £26.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £28.00 £37.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+47.72% -31.25%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6885 6381 8286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.93% 13.70% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3732 3407 3763
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 426 653
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
Cisco PIX
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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 31 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 31 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 31 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 +13 31 £400 -34.95% 6
London +7 28 £268 -13.70% 5
South West -14 18 £175 -33.96% 5
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
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Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 152 (100.00%) Cisco
2 142 (93.42%) Firewall
3 101 (66.45%) CheckPoint
4 94 (61.84%) Cisco ASA
5 89 (58.55%) Cisco Certification
6 69 (45.39%) Juniper
7 64 (42.11%) VPN
8 63 (41.45%) CCNP
9 51 (33.55%) BGP
10 44 (28.95%) OSPF
11 42 (27.63%) Network Management
12 39 (25.66%) ITIL
12 39 (25.66%) Windows
13 38 (25.00%) F5
14 36 (23.68%) MPLS
14 36 (23.68%) IPsec
15 34 (22.37%) SNMP
15 34 (22.37%) CCIE
15 34 (22.37%) FWSM
16 33 (21.71%) Network Security
17 32 (21.05%) Load Balancing
18 31 (20.39%) VMware
18 31 (20.39%) VoIP
19 30 (19.74%) Cisco Nexus
20 29 (19.08%) WAN
21 28 (18.42%) CISSP
21 28 (18.42%) Telecoms
22 27 (17.76%) Microsoft
23 23 (15.13%) Network Design
24 22 (14.47%) SLA

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 16 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.55%) Apache
3 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (11.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) IaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 142 (93.42%) Firewall
2 94 (61.84%) Cisco ASA
3 64 (42.11%) VPN
4 51 (33.55%) BGP
5 44 (28.95%) OSPF
6 36 (23.68%) IPsec
6 36 (23.68%) MPLS
7 34 (22.37%) SNMP
7 34 (22.37%) FWSM
8 33 (21.71%) Network Security
9 31 (20.39%) VoIP
10 30 (19.74%) Cisco Nexus
11 29 (19.08%) WAN
12 20 (13.16%) LAN
12 20 (13.16%) BIG-IP
13 19 (12.50%) Wireless
13 19 (12.50%) DNS
14 16 (10.53%) VLAN
15 15 (9.87%) EIGRP
16 12 (7.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.32%) Big Data
3 1 (0.66%) MarkLogic
3 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.66%) DB2
3 1 (0.66%) Ingres
3 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.66%) KDB
3 1 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Ant
1 1 (0.66%) JUnit
1 1 (0.66%) JMeter
1 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 28 (18.42%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.95%) Finance
3 3 (1.97%) Games
4 2 (1.32%) Banking
4 2 (1.32%) Retail
5 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.66%) Billing
5 1 (0.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 70 (46.05%) Network Engineer
2 41 (26.97%) Security Engineer
3 27 (17.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 25 (16.45%) IP Engineer
5 24 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
6 23 (15.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 19 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (11.84%) Design Engineer
9 15 (9.87%) Consultant
10 12 (7.89%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 11 (7.24%) Security Consultant
12 9 (5.92%) Architect
12 9 (5.92%) Network Design Engineer
13 7 (4.61%) Senior Design Engineer
13 7 (4.61%) Network Consultant
14 6 (3.95%) Senior Network Engineer
14 6 (3.95%) IP Network Engineer
15 5 (3.29%) Senior Security Engineer
15 5 (3.29%) Network Security Consultant
15 5 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.97%) CSS
2 1 (0.66%) SOAP
2 1 (0.66%) CORBA
2 1 (0.66%) WAP
2 1 (0.66%) Xerces
2 1 (0.66%) Xalan
2 1 (0.66%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (0.66%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.53%) Thin Client
1 16 (10.53%) Fat Client
2 5 (3.29%) NHS
3 4 (2.63%) Firmware
4 3 (1.97%) Online Games
4 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.32%) Open Source
6 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.66%) CESG
6 1 (0.66%) SecurID
6 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.66%) Windows
2 17 (11.18%) Solaris
3 9 (5.92%) Linux
4 6 (3.95%) UNIX
5 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.97%) NetWare
6 3 (1.97%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.66%) OpenSolaris
8 1 (0.66%) SUSE
8 1 (0.66%) Debian
8 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.66%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.66%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (27.63%) Network Management
2 39 (25.66%) ITIL
3 32 (21.05%) Load Balancing
4 23 (15.13%) Network Design
5 14 (9.21%) PRINCE2
6 13 (8.55%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (4.61%) eTOM
7 7 (4.61%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (3.95%) Demand Forecasting
8 6 (3.95%) Network Architecture
8 6 (3.95%) Incident Management
8 6 (3.95%) Service Management
8 6 (3.95%) Migration
9 5 (3.29%) Project Management
9 5 (3.29%) Validation
9 5 (3.29%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (2.63%) SIEM
10 4 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (2.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.32%) Perl
2 1 (0.66%) PHP
2 1 (0.66%) SQL
2 1 (0.66%) Python
2 1 (0.66%) Lisp
2 1 (0.66%) Ruby
2 1 (0.66%) Korn
2 1 (0.66%) C-shell
2 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.66%) C#
2 1 (0.66%) C++
2 1 (0.66%) Java
Qualifications
1 89 (58.55%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (41.45%) CCNP
3 34 (22.37%) CCIE
4 28 (18.42%) CISSP
5 21 (13.82%) CCSP
5 21 (13.82%) CCNA
5 21 (13.82%) Security Cleared
6 18 (11.84%) Check Point Certification
7 17 (11.18%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (11.18%) CCDP
7 17 (11.18%) SC Cleared
8 7 (4.61%) Degree
9 4 (2.63%) CCSE
9 4 (2.63%) CCSA
10 2 (1.32%) CCVP
10 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.32%) CCA
10 2 (1.32%) CCDA
10 2 (1.32%) CCDE
10 2 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.47%) SLA
2 21 (13.82%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.32%) COBIT
4 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.66%) QA
5 1 (0.66%) GPG13
5 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 21 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.92%) ProxySG
2 9 (5.92%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.32%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.32%) KVM
3 2 (1.32%) Snort
3 2 (1.32%) Nmap
3 2 (1.32%) Squid
4 1 (0.66%) Xen
4 1 (0.66%) RHEV
4 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.66%) qmail
4 1 (0.66%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.66%) OpenSSH
4 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (11.84%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.95%) Nessus
3 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.66%) OpenView
3 1 (0.66%) Netcool
3 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 152 (100.00%) Cisco
2 101 (66.45%) CheckPoint
3 69 (45.39%) Juniper
4 38 (25.00%) F5
5 31 (20.39%) VMware
6 27 (17.76%) Microsoft
7 20 (13.16%) Blue Coat
8 19 (12.50%) Nokia
9 15 (9.87%) Redback
9 15 (9.87%) Radware
10 12 (7.89%) Fortinet
11 8 (5.26%) Ericsson
11 8 (5.26%) Citrix
12 7 (4.61%) McAfee
13 5 (3.29%) Huawei
13 5 (3.29%) HP
14 4 (2.63%) Red Hat
15 3 (1.97%) Novell
15 3 (1.97%) Nortel
15 3 (1.97%) Splunk
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