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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 243 223 190
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -33
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 14 14 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.16% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 0.98% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 9
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£300 £308 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -9.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £243 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £415 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £250 £333
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -24.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1879 1422 1768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.95% 16.68% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 658 699
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 97 182
Average hourly rate £22.04 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.84 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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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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
Berkshire +6 10 £325 +62.50%
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Hampshire -24 1 £148 -58.30%
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
Cisco PIX
England

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 47 (100.00%) Cisco
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 46 (97.87%) Firewall
3 41 (87.23%) CheckPoint
4 38 (80.85%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (53.19%) OSPF
6 24 (51.06%) FWSM
7 23 (48.94%) CCNP
8 22 (46.81%) BGP
9 21 (44.68%) Radware
9 21 (44.68%) Network Management
10 20 (42.55%) CCIE
10 20 (42.55%) VPN
11 19 (40.43%) Load Balancing
12 18 (38.30%) IPsec
12 18 (38.30%) SNMP
13 17 (36.17%) CCSP
13 17 (36.17%) MPLS
13 17 (36.17%) Juniper
14 16 (34.04%) VoIP
14 16 (34.04%) Telecoms
14 16 (34.04%) Network Security
15 15 (31.91%) Redback
15 15 (31.91%) F5
16 14 (29.79%) Nokia
16 14 (29.79%) CISSP
17 13 (27.66%) CCNA
18 12 (25.53%) BIG-IP
18 12 (25.53%) PCI DSS
19 10 (21.28%) Wireshark

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (2.13%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 46 (97.87%) Firewall
3 25 (53.19%) OSPF
4 24 (51.06%) FWSM
5 22 (46.81%) BGP
6 20 (42.55%) VPN
7 18 (38.30%) IPsec
7 18 (38.30%) SNMP
8 17 (36.17%) MPLS
9 16 (34.04%) VoIP
9 16 (34.04%) Network Security
10 12 (25.53%) BIG-IP
11 10 (21.28%) Wireshark
11 10 (21.28%) TACACS
12 8 (17.02%) RIP
13 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
13 7 (14.89%) SMS
13 7 (14.89%) VRRP
13 7 (14.89%) Nortel Alteon
13 7 (14.89%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Ant
General
1 16 (34.04%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Back Office
2 3 (6.38%) Billing
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Network Engineer
2 14 (29.79%) IP Engineer
3 13 (27.66%) Security Engineer
4 12 (25.53%) Design Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) Data Network Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Architect
7 5 (10.64%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Design Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) IP Network Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Voice Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Network Security Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) SecurID
4 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) UNIX
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Network Management
2 19 (40.43%) Load Balancing
3 10 (21.28%) Fault Management
4 9 (19.15%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (14.89%) Network Design
6 6 (12.77%) Network Architecture
7 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
7 5 (10.64%) Release Management
7 5 (10.64%) Change Management
7 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (8.51%) Validation
8 4 (8.51%) eTOM
8 4 (8.51%) ITIL
9 3 (6.38%) CRM
9 3 (6.38%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 2 (4.26%) SIEM
10 2 (4.26%) Change Control
10 2 (4.26%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.26%) Demand Forecasting
Qualifications
1 38 (80.85%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (48.94%) CCNP
3 20 (42.55%) CCIE
4 17 (36.17%) CCSP
5 14 (29.79%) CISSP
6 13 (27.66%) CCNA
7 9 (19.15%) CCSE
8 8 (17.02%) CCSA
8 8 (17.02%) CCDP
8 8 (17.02%) Check Point Certification
9 6 (12.77%) Degree
10 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
11 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
12 2 (4.26%) CCVP
12 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
13 1 (2.13%) CCIP
13 1 (2.13%) JNCIP
13 1 (2.13%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) PCI DSS
2 5 (10.64%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) OpenView
1 7 (14.89%) Netcool
1 7 (14.89%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.38%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (87.23%) CheckPoint
3 21 (44.68%) Radware
4 17 (36.17%) Juniper
5 15 (31.91%) Redback
5 15 (31.91%) F5
6 14 (29.79%) Nokia
7 7 (14.89%) Nortel
7 7 (14.89%) HP
7 7 (14.89%) Crossbeam
8 6 (12.77%) Huawei
8 6 (12.77%) Fortinet
9 5 (10.64%) Blue Coat
10 4 (8.51%) Ericsson
11 2 (4.26%) Mitel
11 2 (4.26%) Avaya
12 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
12 1 (2.13%) BMC
12 1 (2.13%) VMware
12 1 (2.13%) SevOne