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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco PIX
Rank - 134 139
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 0 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.097% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.81% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 9
Average daily rate - £300 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £310 £280
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.67 £98.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.28%
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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
476 369 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.25% 11.93% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 181 256
Average daily rate £363 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 26
Average hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.36% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.23 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) FWSM
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) FWSM
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Multicast
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto