The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco PIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco PIX over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco PIX
Rank 146 140 127
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.062% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 0.46% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £261
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.69 - £55.00
Cisco PIX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
599 436 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.75% 13.47% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 215 173
Average daily rate £405 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £460 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 39 25
Average hourly rate £16.84 £18.13 £15.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.11% +20.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £31.56
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 the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco PIX across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco PIX Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cisco PIX
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco PIX across the North West region.

Cisco PIX Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Cisco PIX
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco PIX across the North West region.

Cisco PIX Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Cisco PIX
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 9 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
Manchester - 5 £363 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Cisco PIX
England

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (66.67%) LAN
5 7 (58.33%) Wireless
6 6 (50.00%) CCNP
6 6 (50.00%) FWSM
6 6 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 5 (41.67%) 802.1X
7 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (41.67%) Network Security
7 5 (41.67%) SSL
7 5 (41.67%) VoIP
7 5 (41.67%) WLAN
7 5 (41.67%) WAN
7 5 (41.67%) ITIL
7 5 (41.67%) VPN
7 5 (41.67%) IPsec
7 5 (41.67%) Service Management
7 5 (41.67%) SAN
8 4 (33.33%) CCNA
9 3 (25.00%) SLA
9 3 (25.00%) Remedy
9 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (25.00%) Coaching
10 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
10 2 (16.67%) Server Monitoring

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) LAN
3 7 (58.33%) Wireless
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 6 (50.00%) FWSM
5 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (41.67%) IPsec
5 5 (41.67%) Network Security
5 5 (41.67%) SAN
5 5 (41.67%) SSL
5 5 (41.67%) VoIP
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) WAN
5 5 (41.67%) WLAN
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 1 (8.33%) Internet
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Service Management
1 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Remedy
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Polycom
3 2 (16.67%) Siemens
4 1 (8.33%) Aruba
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (8.33%) IronPort
4 1 (8.33%) Meraki