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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco PIX
Rank 259 244 230
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 22 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 0.79% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate £275 £288 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £328 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £280
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.67 £98.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.28%
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
2045 2035 1728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.23% 20.44% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 990 760
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 101 118
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.54 £135.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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 +9 15 £450 +63.63% 2
Hampshire - 3 £313 -
Surrey -12 2 £185 -45.58% 1
Kent - 2 £180 -
Cisco PIX
England

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 33 (100.00%) Cisco
1 33 (100.00%) Firewall
2 29 (87.88%) CheckPoint
2 29 (87.88%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (48.48%) F5
5 14 (42.42%) CCSE
5 14 (42.42%) Telecoms
5 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
6 13 (39.39%) FortiGate
7 12 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 12 (36.36%) CCNP
8 11 (33.33%) Juniper
8 11 (33.33%) Blue Coat
8 11 (33.33%) ProxySG
9 10 (30.30%) Wireshark
9 10 (30.30%) Network Security
10 9 (27.27%) OSPF
10 9 (27.27%) BGP
11 8 (24.24%) CCSA
11 8 (24.24%) Broadband
11 8 (24.24%) FWSM
11 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (24.24%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 8 (24.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (24.24%) DDoS Mitigation
12 7 (21.21%) CCNA
13 6 (18.18%) MPLS
14 5 (15.15%) BIG-IP
14 5 (15.15%) High Availability

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) Firewall
2 29 (87.88%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
4 12 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 10 (30.30%) Network Security
5 10 (30.30%) Wireshark
6 9 (27.27%) BGP
6 9 (27.27%) OSPF
7 8 (24.24%) Broadband
7 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (24.24%) FWSM
8 6 (18.18%) MPLS
9 5 (15.15%) DNS
9 5 (15.15%) HTTP
9 5 (15.15%) HTTPS
9 5 (15.15%) LAN
9 5 (15.15%) RIP
9 5 (15.15%) SMTP
9 5 (15.15%) SNMP
9 5 (15.15%) VRRP
General
1 14 (42.42%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.15%) Billing
2 5 (15.15%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Security Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) IP Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) IP Security Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Network Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Check Point Expert
5 4 (12.12%) IP Expert
5 4 (12.12%) Senior IP Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Network Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Support Technician
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco Support
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) DDoS Mitigation
1 8 (24.24%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 5 (15.15%) CRM
2 5 (15.15%) High Availability
3 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 21 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (42.42%) CCSE
3 12 (36.36%) CCNP
4 8 (24.24%) CCSA
5 7 (21.21%) CCNA
6 5 (15.15%) CCIE
6 5 (15.15%) CISSP
7 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
7 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
8 2 (6.06%) JNCIA
8 2 (6.06%) JNCIS
9 1 (3.03%) CCDA
9 1 (3.03%) CCDP
9 1 (3.03%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) ProxySG
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) FortiGate
2 3 (9.09%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (87.88%) CheckPoint
3 16 (48.48%) F5
4 11 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 11 (33.33%) Juniper
5 4 (12.12%) Avaya
5 4 (12.12%) Nortel
6 3 (9.09%) Clearswift
6 3 (9.09%) IBM
6 3 (9.09%) Intel Security
6 3 (9.09%) Trustwave
7 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.06%) Nokia
7 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
7 2 (6.06%) VMware
8 1 (3.03%) BT