The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 215 214 168
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -46
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 34 10 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.12% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.98% 0.64% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 9
Average daily rate
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£351 £615 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.00% +75.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+47.72% -12.00%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1718 1572 2014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.67% 18.51% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 686 568
Average daily rate £338 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 132 186
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £13.95 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Cisco PIX
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +27 27 £351 -
Surrey -2 3 £383 -
Hampshire - 3 - -
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Cisco PIX
England

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 57 (100.00%) Cisco
2 55 (96.49%) Cisco ASA
3 54 (94.74%) Firewall
4 47 (82.46%) CheckPoint
5 43 (75.44%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (59.65%) OSPF
7 32 (56.14%) CCIE
8 30 (52.63%) Juniper
8 30 (52.63%) FWSM
9 28 (49.12%) Network Management
10 27 (47.37%) SNMP
10 27 (47.37%) VPN
11 26 (45.61%) VoIP
11 26 (45.61%) MPLS
11 26 (45.61%) BGP
12 24 (42.11%) CCNP
12 24 (42.11%) IPsec
12 24 (42.11%) Telecoms
13 23 (40.35%) CISSP
14 21 (36.84%) F5
15 20 (35.09%) CCSP
16 18 (31.58%) PCI DSS
17 17 (29.82%) FortiGate
17 17 (29.82%) Check Point Certification
18 16 (28.07%) BIG-IP
18 16 (28.07%) Network Security
19 15 (26.32%) CCDP
20 14 (24.56%) Redback
20 14 (24.56%) Cisco Nexus
21 13 (22.81%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (21.05%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 55 (96.49%) Cisco ASA
2 54 (94.74%) Firewall
3 34 (59.65%) OSPF
4 30 (52.63%) FWSM
5 27 (47.37%) SNMP
5 27 (47.37%) VPN
6 26 (45.61%) VoIP
6 26 (45.61%) BGP
6 26 (45.61%) MPLS
7 24 (42.11%) IPsec
8 16 (28.07%) BIG-IP
8 16 (28.07%) Network Security
9 14 (24.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (22.81%) DNS
11 6 (10.53%) Ethernet
11 6 (10.53%) UMTS
11 6 (10.53%) LTE
12 5 (8.77%) RIP
12 5 (8.77%) RSVP
12 5 (8.77%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (42.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
2 1 (1.75%) Billing
2 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Security Engineer
1 24 (42.11%) IP Engineer
2 17 (29.82%) Design Engineer
2 17 (29.82%) Network Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Network Design Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Architect
6 6 (10.53%) Senior Design Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Consultant
7 5 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.77%) IP Network Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Security Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Security Consultant
8 4 (7.02%) Network Consultant
8 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Network Design Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior IP Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
10 2 (3.51%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.75%) CESG
2 1 (1.75%) SecurID
2 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) Network Management
2 13 (22.81%) Load Balancing
3 12 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (19.30%) ITIL
5 9 (15.79%) Network Design
6 6 (10.53%) eTOM
6 6 (10.53%) Network Architecture
6 6 (10.53%) Demand Forecasting
7 5 (8.77%) Validation
7 5 (8.77%) Migration
8 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.51%) Release Management
9 1 (1.75%) Fault Management
9 1 (1.75%) Time Management
9 1 (1.75%) Information Assurance
9 1 (1.75%) SIEM
9 1 (1.75%) Change Control
9 1 (1.75%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.75%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (75.44%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (56.14%) CCIE
3 24 (42.11%) CCNP
4 23 (40.35%) CISSP
5 20 (35.09%) CCSP
6 17 (29.82%) Check Point Certification
7 15 (26.32%) CCDP
8 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
9 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
10 4 (7.02%) CCSA
10 4 (7.02%) CCNA
11 3 (5.26%) CCSE
12 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (3.51%) CCA
12 2 (3.51%) Degree
12 2 (3.51%) CCDE
13 1 (1.75%) GSEC
13 1 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (1.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (31.58%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.26%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.75%) OpenView
2 1 (1.75%) Netcool
2 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) Cisco
2 47 (82.46%) CheckPoint
3 30 (52.63%) Juniper
4 21 (36.84%) F5
5 14 (24.56%) Redback
6 13 (22.81%) Radware
6 13 (22.81%) Nokia
7 9 (15.79%) Blue Coat
8 8 (14.04%) Ericsson
9 6 (10.53%) Fortinet
10 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
10 5 (8.77%) Huawei
10 5 (8.77%) VMware
11 4 (7.02%) Citrix
12 3 (5.26%) HP
13 1 (1.75%) Nortel
13 1 (1.75%) NetApp
13 1 (1.75%) McAfee
13 1 (1.75%) Sophos
13 1 (1.75%) Brocade