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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 215 215 186
Rank change year-on-year
0 -29
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 27 17 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.19% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 1.04% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.95% +66.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £615 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £615 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+47.72% -31.25%
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
1811 1629 2068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.80% 18.41% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 746 615
Average daily rate £347 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 104 184
Average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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 +19 21 £438 - 2
Surrey -1 3 £360 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £338 - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Cisco PIX
England

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 55 (100.00%) Cisco
2 53 (96.36%) Cisco ASA
3 52 (94.55%) Firewall
4 45 (81.82%) CheckPoint
5 43 (78.18%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (65.45%) OSPF
7 34 (61.82%) FWSM
8 33 (60.00%) Juniper
8 33 (60.00%) CCIE
9 31 (56.36%) Network Management
10 30 (54.55%) VPN
10 30 (54.55%) VoIP
11 29 (52.73%) MPLS
12 28 (50.91%) BGP
12 28 (50.91%) SNMP
13 26 (47.27%) IPsec
14 24 (43.64%) Telecoms
14 24 (43.64%) CCNP
15 23 (41.82%) CISSP
16 20 (36.36%) F5
17 19 (34.55%) PCI DSS
17 19 (34.55%) CCSP
18 18 (32.73%) Check Point Certification
19 17 (30.91%) Radware
19 17 (30.91%) Load Balancing
19 17 (30.91%) Redback
20 16 (29.09%) Nokia
21 15 (27.27%) BIG-IP
21 15 (27.27%) Network Security
21 15 (27.27%) FortiGate

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (21.82%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 53 (96.36%) Cisco ASA
2 52 (94.55%) Firewall
3 36 (65.45%) OSPF
4 34 (61.82%) FWSM
5 30 (54.55%) VPN
5 30 (54.55%) VoIP
6 29 (52.73%) MPLS
7 28 (50.91%) BGP
7 28 (50.91%) SNMP
8 26 (47.27%) IPsec
9 15 (27.27%) BIG-IP
9 15 (27.27%) Network Security
10 14 (25.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (20.00%) DNS
12 8 (14.55%) UMTS
12 8 (14.55%) LTE
13 7 (12.73%) RSVP
13 7 (12.73%) VRRP
13 7 (12.73%) Ethernet
13 7 (12.73%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (43.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Billing
2 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) IP Engineer
2 21 (38.18%) Security Engineer
3 19 (34.55%) Network Engineer
3 19 (34.55%) Design Engineer
4 10 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Network Design Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) Architect
7 6 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (10.91%) Consultant
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Design Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) Network Consultant
8 5 (9.09%) Security Consultant
9 4 (7.27%) Test Engineer
9 4 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (7.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (7.27%) Network Security Consultant
10 3 (5.45%) Senior Network Design Engineer
10 3 (5.45%) Senior IP Engineer
10 3 (5.45%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) SecurID
3 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) UNIX
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (56.36%) Network Management
2 17 (30.91%) Load Balancing
3 13 (23.64%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (14.55%) Network Design
4 8 (14.55%) ITIL
4 8 (14.55%) Network Architecture
5 6 (10.91%) Validation
5 6 (10.91%) eTOM
5 6 (10.91%) Demand Forecasting
6 3 (5.45%) Migration
6 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.45%) Release Management
7 2 (3.64%) Fault Management
7 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.64%) Change Management
8 1 (1.82%) Logistics
8 1 (1.82%) CRM
8 1 (1.82%) Project Management
8 1 (1.82%) SIEM
8 1 (1.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (78.18%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (60.00%) CCIE
3 24 (43.64%) CCNP
4 23 (41.82%) CISSP
5 19 (34.55%) CCSP
6 18 (32.73%) Check Point Certification
7 14 (25.45%) CCDP
8 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
9 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
9 5 (9.09%) CCNA
10 3 (5.45%) Degree
11 2 (3.64%) CCDE
11 2 (3.64%) CCSA
11 2 (3.64%) CCVP
11 2 (3.64%) CCSE
11 2 (3.64%) CCA
12 1 (1.82%) CCIP
12 1 (1.82%) JNCIP
12 1 (1.82%) JNCIE
12 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (34.55%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.64%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.82%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (27.27%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.64%) OpenView
2 2 (3.64%) Netcool
3 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco
2 45 (81.82%) CheckPoint
3 33 (60.00%) Juniper
4 20 (36.36%) F5
5 17 (30.91%) Redback
5 17 (30.91%) Radware
6 16 (29.09%) Nokia
7 10 (18.18%) Ericsson
8 7 (12.73%) Huawei
9 6 (10.91%) Blue Coat
10 5 (9.09%) Fortinet
11 2 (3.64%) Crossbeam
11 2 (3.64%) VMware
11 2 (3.64%) Mitel
11 2 (3.64%) Avaya
11 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
11 2 (3.64%) HP
11 2 (3.64%) Nortel
12 1 (1.82%) Citrix
12 1 (1.82%) Tufin
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