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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 69 77 50
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 2 8 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.74% 3.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 3.15% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £200 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £244 £275 £356
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -22.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
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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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
197 254 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.59% 23.54% 41.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 92 130
Average daily rate £350 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -32.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £23.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £25.00 £35.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 22 October 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (90.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (90.00%) OSPF
2 9 (90.00%) F5
3 8 (80.00%) Juniper
3 8 (80.00%) SNMP
4 7 (70.00%) VoIP
4 7 (70.00%) CCIE
4 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (70.00%) BIG-IP
4 7 (70.00%) Blue Coat
4 7 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (70.00%) FortiGate
4 7 (70.00%) Network Management
5 6 (60.00%) Check Point Certification
5 6 (60.00%) CISSP
5 6 (60.00%) CCNP
5 6 (60.00%) Apache
6 5 (50.00%) MPLS
6 5 (50.00%) BGP
6 5 (50.00%) Network Security
7 4 (40.00%) IPsec
7 4 (40.00%) VPN
7 4 (40.00%) FWSM
8 3 (30.00%) Network Design
8 3 (30.00%) DNS
8 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (90.00%) OSPF
3 8 (80.00%) SNMP
4 7 (70.00%) VoIP
4 7 (70.00%) BIG-IP
4 7 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (50.00%) MPLS
5 5 (50.00%) BGP
5 5 (50.00%) Network Security
6 4 (40.00%) IPsec
6 4 (40.00%) VPN
6 4 (40.00%) FWSM
7 3 (30.00%) DNS
8 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (10.00%) Internet
8 1 (10.00%) 3G
8 1 (10.00%) IPv4
8 1 (10.00%) IPv6
8 1 (10.00%) Broadband
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) IP Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) IP Network Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Network Consultant
3 4 (40.00%) Consultant
3 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (20.00%) Network Design Consultant
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) Network Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Network Management
2 3 (30.00%) Network Design
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) eTOM
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CCIE
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) Check Point Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CISSP
2 6 (60.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCSP
3 2 (20.00%) CCDP
4 1 (10.00%) CCIP
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (90.00%) F5
3 8 (80.00%) Juniper
4 7 (70.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) SevOne
5 1 (10.00%) AlgoSec
5 1 (10.00%) BMC
5 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
5 1 (10.00%) Nokia
5 1 (10.00%) Radware
5 1 (10.00%) Redback
5 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (10.00%) Tufin