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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco PIX
Rank 232 243 224
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 14 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 1.00% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 8
Average daily rate £198 £300 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.16% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £234 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £361 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £300 £261
% change year-on-year
+12.91% +14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.69 - £55.00
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
1758 1991 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.53% 20.87% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 961 638
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 116 125
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 8 - - 3
Kent - 4 £198 - 1
Buckinghamshire +13 2 - - 1
Cisco PIX
England

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) Cisco
1 26 (100.00%) Firewall
2 21 (80.77%) CheckPoint
3 20 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (65.38%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (61.54%) Telecoms
6 13 (50.00%) Juniper
7 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
8 11 (42.31%) CCNA
9 10 (38.46%) Linux
10 9 (34.62%) LAN
10 9 (34.62%) VoIP
10 9 (34.62%) DNS
10 9 (34.62%) BGP
10 9 (34.62%) OSPF
10 9 (34.62%) CCSE
11 8 (30.77%) MPLS
12 7 (26.92%) CCNP
12 7 (26.92%) DHCP
12 7 (26.92%) Ethernet
12 7 (26.92%) VLAN
12 7 (26.92%) Wireshark
12 7 (26.92%) Network Security
13 6 (23.08%) VPN
13 6 (23.08%) CCIE
13 6 (23.08%) Windows
13 6 (23.08%) ITIL
13 6 (23.08%) HSRP
14 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) Firewall
2 20 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 9 (34.62%) BGP
4 9 (34.62%) DNS
4 9 (34.62%) LAN
4 9 (34.62%) OSPF
4 9 (34.62%) VoIP
5 8 (30.77%) MPLS
6 7 (26.92%) DHCP
6 7 (26.92%) Ethernet
6 7 (26.92%) Network Security
6 7 (26.92%) VLAN
6 7 (26.92%) Wireshark
7 6 (23.08%) HSRP
7 6 (23.08%) VPN
8 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (19.23%) SMTP
8 5 (19.23%) Spanning Tree
General
1 16 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Security Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Network Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) IP Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Security Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Support
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior IP Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
1 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
2 3 (11.54%) Network Design
2 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) CRM
3 2 (7.69%) Database Security
3 2 (7.69%) Information Security
3 2 (7.69%) Patch Management
3 2 (7.69%) SDLC
3 2 (7.69%) SIEM
3 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (42.31%) CCNA
3 9 (34.62%) CCSE
4 7 (26.92%) CCNP
5 6 (23.08%) CCIE
6 5 (19.23%) CCENT
7 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 3 (11.54%) JNCIA
9 2 (7.69%) CISSP
9 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (3.85%) CISM
10 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) ProxySG
2 2 (7.69%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Cacti
2 2 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 2 (7.69%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (7.69%) Nessus
2 2 (7.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (80.77%) CheckPoint
3 13 (50.00%) Juniper
4 5 (19.23%) F5
4 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 4 (15.38%) Avaya
5 4 (15.38%) Nortel
5 4 (15.38%) Qualys
6 3 (11.54%) HP
6 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
7 2 (7.69%) ArcSight
7 2 (7.69%) Aruba
7 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.69%) Brocade
7 2 (7.69%) Clearswift
7 2 (7.69%) IBM
7 2 (7.69%) Intel Security
7 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
7 2 (7.69%) Splunk
7 2 (7.69%) Trustwave