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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco PIX
Rank 135 136 117
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 3 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.098% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 2.22% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £175 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.96% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.67 £16.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+222.90% -46.66%
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
353 450 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.56% 13.94% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 253 190
Average daily rate £360 £375 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -0.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 20
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.55 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.35 £40.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 4 May 2015. 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 +2 3 £300 +71.42%
Cisco PIX
England

Cisco PIX
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) CCSA
3 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) SCOM
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) OpenView
3 3 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) People Management
5 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCSA
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
1 3 (50.00%) OpenView
1 3 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft