The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco PIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco PIX over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco PIX
Rank 73 62 74
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.57% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 2.01% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £290 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-33.76% +47.72%
Cisco PIX
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
165 249 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.61% 28.26% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 81 85
Average daily rate £360 £363 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +29.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £258 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 8
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

Cisco PIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Cisco PIX Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Cisco PIX
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Cisco PIX Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Cisco PIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Cisco PIX Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Network Management
3 2 (50.00%) FWSM
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) Redback
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) CCSP
3 2 (50.00%) CCDP
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) RIP
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Nokia
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) RIP
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) FWSM
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) X.400
4 1 (25.00%) SMTP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IP Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) CESG
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) CCSP
2 2 (50.00%) CCDP
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Radware
2 2 (50.00%) Redback
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
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