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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco PIX
Rank 250 217 227
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 17 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.34% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.98% 1.79% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 1
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£338 £400 £615
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -34.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-33.76% +47.72%
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
1732 1731 1559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.19% 18.80% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 771 692
Average daily rate £355 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £463 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 96 125
Average hourly rate £22.83 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.45% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -16 10 £208 -51.17% 4
West Sussex -6 4 £338 -3.57%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Surrey -4 1 £338 -11.76%
Cisco PIX
England

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (90.63%) Firewall
3 27 (84.38%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (78.13%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (68.75%) CheckPoint
6 19 (59.38%) BGP
7 16 (50.00%) CCNP
8 15 (46.88%) TCP/IP
8 15 (46.88%) F5
9 13 (40.63%) OSPF
10 12 (37.50%) VoIP
10 12 (37.50%) DNS
10 12 (37.50%) IPsec
11 11 (34.38%) WAN
12 10 (31.25%) LAN
12 10 (31.25%) Linux
12 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
12 10 (31.25%) VLAN
13 9 (28.13%) CCSE
13 9 (28.13%) DHCP
13 9 (28.13%) Ethernet
13 9 (28.13%) VPN
13 9 (28.13%) SNMP
14 8 (25.00%) ITIL
14 8 (25.00%) Internet
14 8 (25.00%) 3G
14 8 (25.00%) CCIE
14 8 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
15 7 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (21.88%) VRRP

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) Lync
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (90.63%) Firewall
2 27 (84.38%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (59.38%) BGP
4 15 (46.88%) TCP/IP
5 13 (40.63%) OSPF
6 12 (37.50%) IPsec
6 12 (37.50%) DNS
6 12 (37.50%) VoIP
7 11 (34.38%) WAN
8 10 (31.25%) LAN
8 10 (31.25%) VLAN
9 9 (28.13%) SNMP
9 9 (28.13%) VPN
9 9 (28.13%) DHCP
9 9 (28.13%) Ethernet
10 8 (25.00%) Internet
10 8 (25.00%) 3G
10 8 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
11 7 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (21.88%) VRRP
General
1 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Military
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Security Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) IP Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Design Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Design Authority
7 1 (3.13%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) CESG
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) UNIX
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.50%) Network Design
4 3 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) Security Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) Network Management
5 2 (6.25%) SIEM
5 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (6.25%) Information Security
5 2 (6.25%) CRM
5 2 (6.25%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 2 (6.25%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (6.25%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (50.00%) CCNP
3 9 (28.13%) CCSE
4 8 (25.00%) CCIE
5 7 (21.88%) CCNA
6 4 (12.50%) CISSP
7 3 (9.38%) CCENT
8 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 2 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (6.25%) CCSA
8 2 (6.25%) CCDP
8 2 (6.25%) CCSP
8 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (6.25%) JNCIA
8 2 (6.25%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) VirtualBox
2 2 (6.25%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Cacti
2 4 (12.50%) OpenView
3 2 (6.25%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (68.75%) CheckPoint
3 15 (46.88%) F5
4 6 (18.75%) VMware
4 6 (18.75%) Juniper
5 4 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.38%) Radware
7 2 (6.25%) Nokia
7 2 (6.25%) Redback
7 2 (6.25%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.25%) Crossbeam
7 2 (6.25%) Qualys
7 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.25%) Aruba
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix
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