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 27 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 124 103 131
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +28
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 23 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.70% 0.45% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 3.39% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 0
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£190 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £308 £340
% change year-on-year
-30.08% -9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
505 295 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.31% 13.37% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 144 182
Average daily rate £350 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 43 47
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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
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 27 November 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (97.73%) Firewall
3 34 (77.27%) CheckPoint
4 29 (65.91%) ITIL
5 27 (61.36%) Windows
5 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
5 27 (61.36%) VMware
5 27 (61.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (59.09%) Fat Client
6 26 (59.09%) Solaris
6 26 (59.09%) MS Excel
6 26 (59.09%) SharePoint
6 26 (59.09%) Thin Client
7 25 (56.82%) SLA
8 18 (40.91%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (31.82%) WAN
10 12 (27.27%) VPN
10 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 11 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (20.45%) Network Security
12 9 (20.45%) LAN
13 8 (18.18%) MPLS
13 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
14 7 (15.91%) Problem Management
14 7 (15.91%) CCNA
14 7 (15.91%) Performance Monitoring
15 6 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
15 6 (13.64%) HP
15 6 (13.64%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 26 (59.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (59.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 43 (97.73%) Firewall
2 14 (31.82%) WAN
3 12 (27.27%) VPN
4 9 (20.45%) Network Security
4 9 (20.45%) LAN
5 8 (18.18%) MPLS
6 6 (13.64%) VoIP
6 6 (13.64%) BGP
6 6 (13.64%) EIGRP
6 6 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (11.36%) VLAN
7 5 (11.36%) SSL
8 4 (9.09%) BIG-IP
9 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.27%) Wireless
General
1 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Consultant
1 14 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Systems Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Cisco Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Network Team Leader
3 6 (13.64%) Team Leader
4 4 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Operations Team Leader
5 3 (6.82%) Network Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Network Operations Team Leader
6 1 (2.27%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Network Supervisor
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 26 (59.09%) Fat Client
1 26 (59.09%) Thin Client
2 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (61.36%) Windows
2 26 (59.09%) Solaris
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Problem Management
2 7 (15.91%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.27%) Project Management
5 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.27%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.27%) Change Management
5 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 7 (15.91%) CCNA
5 5 (11.36%) CCNP
6 3 (6.82%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (56.82%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (61.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 34 (77.27%) CheckPoint
3 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
3 27 (61.36%) VMware
4 6 (13.64%) HP
4 6 (13.64%) Nokia
4 6 (13.64%) SolarWinds
5 5 (11.36%) Juniper
6 4 (9.09%) F5
6 4 (9.09%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.55%) Citrix
8 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL