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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 234 211 181
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -30
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 26 24 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.28% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 1.62% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 19
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£370 £308 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.32% -14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £232 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £244 £275 £356
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -22.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
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
1883 1477 1975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.44% 17.49% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 684 633
Average daily rate £350 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £452 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 99 169
Average hourly rate £19.91 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.36% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +6 16 £400 +100.00% 1
Surrey - 6 £368 - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £338 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Cisco PIX
England

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 58 (100.00%) Cisco
2 56 (96.55%) Cisco ASA
3 55 (94.83%) Firewall
4 50 (86.21%) CheckPoint
5 40 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (58.62%) OSPF
7 32 (55.17%) FWSM
8 29 (50.00%) Juniper
9 28 (48.28%) CCIE
9 28 (48.28%) Network Management
10 27 (46.55%) Telecoms
11 26 (44.83%) VPN
11 26 (44.83%) SNMP
11 26 (44.83%) BGP
12 24 (41.38%) MPLS
12 24 (41.38%) VoIP
13 23 (39.66%) IPsec
14 22 (37.93%) Load Balancing
14 22 (37.93%) Radware
15 21 (36.21%) CCNP
16 20 (34.48%) Network Security
17 19 (32.76%) Redback
18 18 (31.03%) Nokia
18 18 (31.03%) CISSP
18 18 (31.03%) F5
19 15 (25.86%) CCSP
20 13 (22.41%) Check Point Certification
20 13 (22.41%) PCI DSS
20 13 (22.41%) BIG-IP
21 12 (20.69%) Risk Assessment

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 6 (10.34%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 56 (96.55%) Cisco ASA
2 55 (94.83%) Firewall
3 34 (58.62%) OSPF
4 32 (55.17%) FWSM
5 26 (44.83%) VPN
5 26 (44.83%) SNMP
5 26 (44.83%) BGP
6 24 (41.38%) MPLS
6 24 (41.38%) VoIP
7 23 (39.66%) IPsec
8 20 (34.48%) Network Security
9 13 (22.41%) BIG-IP
10 10 (17.24%) VRRP
11 9 (15.52%) Ethernet
11 9 (15.52%) UMTS
11 9 (15.52%) LTE
11 9 (15.52%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (13.79%) HSRP
12 8 (13.79%) RSVP
13 7 (12.07%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
General
1 27 (46.55%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Back Office
2 3 (5.17%) Retail
2 3 (5.17%) Billing
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Network Engineer
2 22 (37.93%) IP Engineer
3 19 (32.76%) Security Engineer
4 17 (29.31%) Design Engineer
5 12 (20.69%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (15.52%) Network Design Engineer
7 8 (13.79%) Architect
8 7 (12.07%) Consultant
9 6 (10.34%) IP Network Engineer
9 6 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (10.34%) Network Consultant
10 5 (8.62%) Network Security Consultant
10 5 (8.62%) Security Consultant
11 4 (6.90%) Test Engineer
11 4 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
11 4 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 4 (6.90%) Data Network Engineer
12 3 (5.17%) Senior Design Engineer
12 3 (5.17%) Senior Network Design Engineer
12 3 (5.17%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) SecurID
4 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) UNIX
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) Network Management
2 22 (37.93%) Load Balancing
3 12 (20.69%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (15.52%) Network Design
4 9 (15.52%) Network Architecture
5 7 (12.07%) ITIL
5 7 (12.07%) Validation
6 6 (10.34%) eTOM
6 6 (10.34%) Fault Management
7 4 (6.90%) Demand Forecasting
8 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.17%) CRM
8 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.17%) Release Management
8 3 (5.17%) Change Management
9 2 (3.45%) Migration
9 2 (3.45%) Performance Management
9 2 (3.45%) SIEM
9 2 (3.45%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 40 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (48.28%) CCIE
3 21 (36.21%) CCNP
4 18 (31.03%) CISSP
5 15 (25.86%) CCSP
6 13 (22.41%) Check Point Certification
7 9 (15.52%) CCDP
8 8 (13.79%) CCNA
9 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
10 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
10 5 (8.62%) Degree
10 5 (8.62%) CCSE
11 4 (6.90%) CCSA
12 2 (3.45%) CCVP
12 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
13 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (1.72%) CCIP
13 1 (1.72%) JNCIP
13 1 (1.72%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.41%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) FortiGate
2 4 (6.90%) Netcool
2 4 (6.90%) OpenView
3 2 (3.45%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) Cisco
2 50 (86.21%) CheckPoint
3 29 (50.00%) Juniper
4 22 (37.93%) Radware
5 19 (32.76%) Redback
6 18 (31.03%) Nokia
6 18 (31.03%) F5
7 9 (15.52%) Blue Coat
7 9 (15.52%) Huawei
8 8 (13.79%) Ericsson
9 7 (12.07%) Fortinet
10 4 (6.90%) Crossbeam
10 4 (6.90%) HP
10 4 (6.90%) Nortel
11 2 (3.45%) Mitel
11 2 (3.45%) Avaya
12 1 (1.72%) ArcSight
12 1 (1.72%) SevOne
12 1 (1.72%) AlgoSec
12 1 (1.72%) BMC