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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco PIX
Rank 142 139 122
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.069% 0.095% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.72% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Average daily rate £150 £225 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £300 £261
% change year-on-year
+12.91% +14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
412 418 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.12% 13.18% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 207 180
Average daily rate £363 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £219 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 1 £150 -33.33%
Cisco PIX
England

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Juniper
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (60.00%) Intel Security
4 6 (60.00%) Intel
4 6 (60.00%) Sourcefire
4 6 (60.00%) Network Security
4 6 (60.00%) High Availability
5 5 (50.00%) Junos
5 5 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 5 (50.00%) CCNP
6 4 (40.00%) JNCIP
6 4 (40.00%) SLA
6 4 (40.00%) Security Operations
7 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (30.00%) CCIE
7 3 (30.00%) IronPort
8 2 (20.00%) IPsec
8 2 (20.00%) Change Management
8 2 (20.00%) Migration
8 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (20.00%) CCSP
8 2 (20.00%) CISSP
8 2 (20.00%) VPN
8 2 (20.00%) ITIL
8 2 (20.00%) CRM
8 2 (20.00%) BGP

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Network Security
3 5 (50.00%) Junos
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (20.00%) IPsec
5 2 (20.00%) MPLS
5 2 (20.00%) OSPF
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (10.00%) ISDN
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) Multicast
6 1 (10.00%) VLAN
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) High Availability
2 4 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) ISMS
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Threat Management
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) JNCIP
4 3 (30.00%) CCIE
5 2 (20.00%) CCSP
5 2 (20.00%) CISSP
6 1 (10.00%) CCSA
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Juniper
3 6 (60.00%) Intel
3 6 (60.00%) Intel Security
3 6 (60.00%) Sourcefire
4 5 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (30.00%) IronPort
6 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto