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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 140 134 139
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.032% 0.034% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.27% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.01% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+47.72% -31.25%
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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
464 373 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.98% 12.81% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 185 184
Average daily rate £300 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £525 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 46 61
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) DMZ
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) DMZ
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) QMS
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Websense
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Meraki