The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco PIX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco PIX over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco PIX
Rank 532 504 496
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 51 49 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.10% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.77% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 20
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£306 £348 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.87% +1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £469 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £304 £344
% change year-on-year
-1.23% -11.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £28.75 £55.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.72% +46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +144.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7445 6341 6980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.59% 13.17% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4177 3362 3334
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 371 626
Average hourly rate £23.50 £18.70 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.66% -16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

Cisco PIX
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cisco PIX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cisco PIX
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco PIX within the UK.

Cisco PIX Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco PIX
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco PIX within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Cisco PIX Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cisco PIX
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco PIX within the UK.

Cisco PIX Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
England -18 48 £306 -11.87% 18
London +6 28 £338 -15.62% 9
South East -5 15 £321 -19.68% 7
Berkshire +8 10 £300 -
Reading +10 5 £300 -
City of London +10 3 £488 -15.21% 3
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 - 1
Scotland -8 2 £325 -
North West -11 2 - - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £325 -
Surrey -4 1 £343 - 5
Hampshire -31 1 £148 -63.12%
South Wales - 1 £300 - 1
Wales - 1 £300 - 1
Bridgend - 1 £300 -
Caerphilly - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Staines - - - - 3
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Cisco
2 140 (95.89%) Firewall
3 102 (69.86%) Cisco Certification
4 101 (69.18%) Cisco ASA
5 92 (63.01%) CheckPoint
6 64 (43.84%) VPN
7 61 (41.78%) CCNP
8 55 (37.67%) CCNA
9 48 (32.88%) WAN
10 47 (32.19%) BGP
11 46 (31.51%) Network Security
12 42 (28.77%) F5
13 41 (28.08%) Windows
14 38 (26.03%) Juniper
15 37 (25.34%) IPsec
16 35 (23.97%) Microsoft
17 34 (23.29%) VMware
18 29 (19.86%) ITIL
18 29 (19.86%) Load Balancing
19 28 (19.18%) SLA
20 27 (18.49%) Nokia
20 27 (18.49%) Network Management
21 26 (17.81%) FWSM
21 26 (17.81%) EIGRP
21 26 (17.81%) MPLS
21 26 (17.81%) LAN
22 25 (17.12%) VoIP
22 25 (17.12%) CCIE
22 25 (17.12%) SNMP
22 25 (17.12%) OSPF

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (13.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.37%) IIS
3 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (14.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 140 (95.89%) Firewall
2 101 (69.18%) Cisco ASA
3 64 (43.84%) VPN
4 48 (32.88%) WAN
5 47 (32.19%) BGP
6 46 (31.51%) Network Security
7 37 (25.34%) IPsec
8 26 (17.81%) FWSM
8 26 (17.81%) EIGRP
8 26 (17.81%) MPLS
8 26 (17.81%) LAN
9 25 (17.12%) VoIP
9 25 (17.12%) SNMP
9 25 (17.12%) OSPF
10 20 (13.70%) BIG-IP
10 20 (13.70%) RIP
11 14 (9.59%) DNS
12 13 (8.90%) Ethernet
13 12 (8.22%) tcpdump
13 12 (8.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) Big Data
1 1 (0.68%) MarkLogic
1 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Ant
2 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 13 (8.90%) Telecoms
1 13 (8.90%) Finance
2 2 (1.37%) Banking
2 2 (1.37%) Retail
2 2 (1.37%) Billing
2 2 (1.37%) Back Office
2 2 (1.37%) Games
3 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (45.89%) Network Engineer
2 20 (13.70%) Consultant
3 15 (10.27%) Security Engineer
4 13 (8.90%) IP Engineer
5 12 (8.22%) Analyst
6 11 (7.53%) Design Engineer
6 11 (7.53%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (6.85%) Network Support
7 10 (6.85%) Network Consultant
8 9 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.48%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (5.48%) Security Consultant
9 8 (5.48%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (4.79%) Architect
10 7 (4.79%) Network Security Consultant
11 6 (4.11%) Network Team Leader
11 6 (4.11%) Cisco Analyst
11 6 (4.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 6 (4.11%) Team Leader
11 6 (4.11%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.11%) WAP
2 4 (2.74%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.01%) Thin Client
1 19 (13.01%) Fat Client
2 15 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.79%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.42%) NHS
6 2 (1.37%) PKI
7 1 (0.68%) SecurID
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Online Games
7 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 41 (28.08%) Windows
2 20 (13.70%) Solaris
3 13 (8.90%) UNIX
4 6 (4.11%) Windows 2000
5 5 (3.42%) Linux
6 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.86%) ITIL
1 29 (19.86%) Load Balancing
2 27 (18.49%) Network Management
3 23 (15.75%) Network Design
4 21 (14.38%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (9.59%) Network Architecture
6 12 (8.22%) Problem Management
7 10 (6.85%) Fault Management
8 8 (5.48%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.11%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (4.11%) Change Management
9 6 (4.11%) Migration
10 5 (3.42%) Validation
10 5 (3.42%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.42%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.42%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (2.74%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (2.74%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (2.74%) Change Control
11 4 (2.74%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.74%) Shell Script
2 3 (2.05%) Perl
3 1 (0.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (69.86%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (41.78%) CCNP
3 55 (37.67%) CCNA
4 25 (17.12%) CCIE
5 22 (15.07%) CCSP
6 21 (14.38%) CCSE
6 21 (14.38%) Security Cleared
7 20 (13.70%) CCSA
8 14 (9.59%) SC Cleared
9 12 (8.22%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (6.85%) CCDP
11 7 (4.79%) Degree
12 6 (4.11%) CCVP
12 6 (4.11%) Check Point Certification
12 6 (4.11%) CISSP
13 5 (3.42%) DV Cleared
14 2 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (1.37%) JNCIS
14 2 (1.37%) CCDA
15 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.18%) SLA
2 3 (2.05%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.85%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) Firmware
3 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) XenApp
3 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.79%) FortiGate
2 6 (4.11%) Netcool
2 6 (4.11%) OpenView
2 6 (4.11%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.37%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.68%) Cacti
Vendors
1 146 (100.00%) Cisco
2 92 (63.01%) CheckPoint
3 42 (28.77%) F5
4 38 (26.03%) Juniper
5 35 (23.97%) Microsoft
6 34 (23.29%) VMware
7 27 (18.49%) Nokia
8 17 (11.64%) Radware
9 12 (8.22%) Blue Coat
9 12 (8.22%) HP
10 11 (7.53%) Redback
11 9 (6.16%) SolarWinds
12 8 (5.48%) Fortinet
12 8 (5.48%) Crossbeam
13 6 (4.11%) Huawei
13 6 (4.11%) Nortel
13 6 (4.11%) Citrix
14 4 (2.74%) Remedy
14 4 (2.74%) Websense
14 4 (2.74%) Ericsson
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