The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco PIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco PIX over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco PIX
Rank 237 219 219
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 21 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.21% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 1.21% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £353 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £443 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £331
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -21.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +109.52%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2001 1566 1515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.72% 17.71% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 659 600
Average daily rate £350 £350 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 126 145
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.81 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.09% +3.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

Cisco PIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Cisco PIX Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cisco PIX
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cisco PIX Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cisco PIX
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco PIX across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Cisco PIX Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Cisco PIX
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cisco PIX Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Cisco PIX
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
Berkshire +5 15 £300 - 3
Surrey +6 4 £343 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £350 -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Cisco PIX
England

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 42 (100.00%) Cisco
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 38 (90.48%) Firewall
3 35 (83.33%) CheckPoint
4 34 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (47.62%) BGP
5 20 (47.62%) CCNP
6 19 (45.24%) F5
7 17 (40.48%) VoIP
8 16 (38.10%) OSPF
8 16 (38.10%) IPsec
9 15 (35.71%) Load Balancing
9 15 (35.71%) VPN
9 15 (35.71%) CCIE
9 15 (35.71%) FWSM
10 14 (33.33%) Network Management
10 14 (33.33%) Radware
11 13 (30.95%) SNMP
12 12 (28.57%) Juniper
12 12 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (26.19%) Network Security
13 11 (26.19%) Telecoms
14 10 (23.81%) Redback
14 10 (23.81%) RIP
14 10 (23.81%) Nokia
14 10 (23.81%) CCSP
15 9 (21.43%) CCNA
16 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
16 8 (19.05%) Fault Management
16 8 (19.05%) Wireshark

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (7.14%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 38 (90.48%) Firewall
3 20 (47.62%) BGP
4 17 (40.48%) VoIP
5 16 (38.10%) OSPF
5 16 (38.10%) IPsec
6 15 (35.71%) VPN
6 15 (35.71%) FWSM
7 13 (30.95%) SNMP
8 12 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (26.19%) Network Security
10 10 (23.81%) RIP
11 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
11 8 (19.05%) Wireshark
12 7 (16.67%) BIG-IP
12 7 (16.67%) iSCSI
12 7 (16.67%) MPLS
12 7 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (14.29%) TACACS
13 6 (14.29%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Ant
General
1 11 (26.19%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Back Office
2 2 (4.76%) Billing
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) IP Engineer
3 10 (23.81%) Design Engineer
3 10 (23.81%) Security Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Data Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.76%) IP Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) SecurID
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) UNIX
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Load Balancing
2 14 (33.33%) Network Management
3 8 (19.05%) Fault Management
4 6 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (11.90%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (9.52%) Network Architecture
6 4 (9.52%) ITIL
6 4 (9.52%) Network Design
7 3 (7.14%) Validation
7 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.14%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 2 (4.76%) Change Control
8 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (4.76%) Security Architecture
8 2 (4.76%) CRM
8 2 (4.76%) Change Management
8 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.76%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 34 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (47.62%) CCNP
3 15 (35.71%) CCIE
4 10 (23.81%) CCSP
5 9 (21.43%) CCNA
6 7 (16.67%) CCSE
6 7 (16.67%) CISSP
7 6 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (14.29%) CCDP
8 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared
8 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
8 5 (11.90%) CCSA
9 3 (7.14%) Degree
10 1 (2.38%) VCP4
10 1 (2.38%) JNCIS
10 1 (2.38%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) FortiGate
2 4 (9.52%) Netcool
2 4 (9.52%) OpenView
2 4 (9.52%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.38%) Cacti
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 19 (45.24%) F5
4 14 (33.33%) Radware
5 12 (28.57%) Juniper
6 10 (23.81%) Redback
6 10 (23.81%) Nokia
7 6 (14.29%) Crossbeam
8 4 (9.52%) HP
8 4 (9.52%) Nortel
8 4 (9.52%) Blue Coat
8 4 (9.52%) Huawei
9 3 (7.14%) Fortinet
10 2 (4.76%) Ericsson
11 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.38%) VMware
11 1 (2.38%) IBM
11 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.38%) BMC
11 1 (2.38%) ArcSight