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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco PIX
Rank 234 219 210
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 15 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.20% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 1.18% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
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£321 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.68% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £345 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £446 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £304 £344
% change year-on-year
-1.23% -11.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +144.44%
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
1825 1444 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.90% 17.14% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 611 620
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £212 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 119 162
Average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 +8 10 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 - 1
Surrey +1 1 £343 - 4
Hampshire -30 1 £148 -63.12% 1
Kent - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Cisco PIX
England

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 36 (97.30%) Firewall
3 30 (81.08%) CheckPoint
4 28 (75.68%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (48.65%) CCNP
5 18 (48.65%) FWSM
6 17 (45.95%) OSPF
7 16 (43.24%) BGP
7 16 (43.24%) Radware
7 16 (43.24%) VPN
7 16 (43.24%) IPsec
7 16 (43.24%) Network Management
7 16 (43.24%) Load Balancing
8 15 (40.54%) F5
9 14 (37.84%) VoIP
10 13 (35.14%) SNMP
10 13 (35.14%) CCNA
10 13 (35.14%) Juniper
11 12 (32.43%) Telecoms
12 11 (29.73%) CCIE
13 10 (27.03%) CCSP
13 10 (27.03%) Nokia
13 10 (27.03%) MPLS
13 10 (27.03%) Redback
13 10 (27.03%) Fault Management
13 10 (27.03%) Network Security
13 10 (27.03%) Wireshark
14 9 (24.32%) BIG-IP
15 8 (21.62%) CCSE

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 36 (97.30%) Firewall
3 18 (48.65%) FWSM
4 17 (45.95%) OSPF
5 16 (43.24%) BGP
5 16 (43.24%) VPN
5 16 (43.24%) IPsec
6 14 (37.84%) VoIP
7 13 (35.14%) SNMP
8 10 (27.03%) MPLS
8 10 (27.03%) Network Security
8 10 (27.03%) Wireshark
9 9 (24.32%) BIG-IP
10 8 (21.62%) TACACS
10 8 (21.62%) RIP
10 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
11 7 (18.92%) VRRP
12 6 (16.22%) Nortel Alteon
12 6 (16.22%) tcpdump
12 6 (16.22%) LTE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Ant
General
1 12 (32.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Back Office
2 2 (5.41%) Billing
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Network Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) IP Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Design Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Security Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Data Network Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) IP Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Network Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Design Authority
8 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) UNIX
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Network Management
1 16 (43.24%) Load Balancing
2 10 (27.03%) Fault Management
3 6 (16.22%) Network Architecture
4 5 (13.51%) Network Design
5 4 (10.81%) Change Management
5 4 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (10.81%) Validation
5 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.81%) Release Management
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.11%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 3 (8.11%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Security Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.41%) CRM
7 2 (5.41%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (5.41%) SIEM
7 2 (5.41%) Change Control
8 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 28 (75.68%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (48.65%) CCNP
3 13 (35.14%) CCNA
4 11 (29.73%) CCIE
5 10 (27.03%) CCSP
6 8 (21.62%) CCSE
7 7 (18.92%) CCSA
8 5 (13.51%) CISSP
8 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
8 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
8 5 (13.51%) Degree
9 4 (10.81%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (10.81%) CCDP
10 2 (5.41%) CCVP
11 1 (2.70%) CCIP
11 1 (2.70%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Netcool
1 6 (16.22%) OpenView
2 5 (13.51%) FortiGate
3 4 (10.81%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.70%) Cacti
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (81.08%) CheckPoint
3 16 (43.24%) Radware
4 15 (40.54%) F5
5 13 (35.14%) Juniper
6 10 (27.03%) Nokia
6 10 (27.03%) Redback
7 8 (21.62%) Crossbeam
8 6 (16.22%) Huawei
8 6 (16.22%) HP
8 6 (16.22%) Nortel
9 4 (10.81%) Blue Coat
9 4 (10.81%) Ericsson
10 3 (8.11%) Fortinet
11 2 (5.41%) Mitel
11 2 (5.41%) Avaya
12 1 (2.70%) SevOne
12 1 (2.70%) IBM
12 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
12 1 (2.70%) BMC