The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco PIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco PIX over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 121 103 126
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +23
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 21 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.28% 2.12% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 1
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£175 £175 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £25.00
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
491 283 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.47% 12.68% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 149 183
Average daily rate £365 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £177 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 62
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.65 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.37 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

Cisco PIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco PIX across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco PIX Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Cisco PIX
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco PIX across the South West region.

Cisco PIX Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Cisco PIX
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco PIX across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Cisco PIX Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Cisco PIX
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco PIX across the South West region.

Cisco PIX Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Cisco PIX
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 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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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
Devon -1 13 £175 +6.06% 1
Dorset - - - - 1
Cisco PIX
England

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (86.11%) Firewall
3 26 (72.22%) CheckPoint
4 22 (61.11%) Windows
4 22 (61.11%) ITIL
5 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 21 (58.33%) VMware
5 21 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (55.56%) Fat Client
6 20 (55.56%) Solaris
6 20 (55.56%) MS Excel
6 20 (55.56%) SharePoint
6 20 (55.56%) Thin Client
6 20 (55.56%) SLA
7 17 (47.22%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (33.33%) Juniper
8 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 11 (30.56%) PRINCE2
9 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
10 10 (27.78%) LAN
10 10 (27.78%) WAN
11 9 (25.00%) VPN
12 8 (22.22%) MPLS
12 8 (22.22%) F5
12 8 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (19.44%) BGP
13 7 (19.44%) EIGRP
13 7 (19.44%) SSL
13 7 (19.44%) Problem Management
14 6 (16.67%) BIG-IP

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 20 (55.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (55.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (86.11%) Firewall
2 10 (27.78%) LAN
2 10 (27.78%) WAN
3 9 (25.00%) VPN
4 8 (22.22%) MPLS
5 7 (19.44%) BGP
5 7 (19.44%) EIGRP
5 7 (19.44%) SSL
6 6 (16.67%) BIG-IP
6 6 (16.67%) VLAN
7 5 (13.89%) Network Security
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
9 3 (8.33%) Wireless
10 2 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (5.56%) tcpdump
10 2 (5.56%) Frame Relay
10 2 (5.56%) Ethereal
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Network Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Network Team Leader
3 6 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 5 (13.89%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Security Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Network Supervisor
6 3 (8.33%) Operations Team Leader
6 3 (8.33%) Network Operations Team Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Network Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Security Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) Fat Client
1 20 (55.56%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) Solaris
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) ITIL
2 11 (30.56%) PRINCE2
3 8 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (19.44%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.78%) Network Design
6 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
4 6 (16.67%) CCNP
4 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (55.56%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.67%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (72.22%) CheckPoint
3 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (58.33%) VMware
4 12 (33.33%) Juniper
5 8 (22.22%) F5
6 6 (16.67%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.56%) NetQoS
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL
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