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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 516 518 427
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -91
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 96 68 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 0.95% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 40 57
Average daily rate
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£269 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.30% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £416 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.48% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.00

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
8424 7141 8923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 13.53% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4660 3880 4041
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 415 683
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +17 93 £269 -13.30% 15
South East +18 33 £375 -39.02% 4
London +12 30 £275 -11.29% 5
Berkshire +16 24 £413 - 1
South West -27 22 £190 +8.57% 2
City of London +33 9 £365 +0.68%
Surrey +1 6 £368 - 1
Slough 0 6 £373 - 1
Guildford - 6 £368 -
West Midlands -16 3 - - 2
Reading +10 2 £255 -
Warwickshire -7 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £338 -
Newbury - 1 £425 -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Hull - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 2
Cwmbran - - - -
Derby - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 170 (100.00%) Cisco
2 159 (93.53%) Firewall
3 113 (66.47%) CheckPoint
4 108 (63.53%) Cisco ASA
5 106 (62.35%) Cisco Certification
6 80 (47.06%) Juniper
7 77 (45.29%) VPN
8 72 (42.35%) CCNP
9 65 (38.24%) BGP
10 52 (30.59%) MPLS
11 50 (29.41%) OSPF
11 50 (29.41%) IPsec
12 47 (27.65%) F5
13 46 (27.06%) SNMP
14 44 (25.88%) Windows
14 44 (25.88%) FWSM
14 44 (25.88%) Network Management
15 42 (24.71%) ITIL
15 42 (24.71%) WAN
16 39 (22.94%) VoIP
16 39 (22.94%) CCIE
17 38 (22.35%) Microsoft
17 38 (22.35%) Network Security
18 37 (21.76%) VMware
19 35 (20.59%) CCNA
20 32 (18.82%) Telecoms
21 31 (18.24%) Load Balancing
22 30 (17.65%) SLA
23 29 (17.06%) CISSP
23 29 (17.06%) LAN

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 23 (13.53%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.65%) Apache
3 2 (1.18%) IIS
4 1 (0.59%) WordPress
4 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.59%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (12.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.59%) IaaS
2 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 159 (93.53%) Firewall
2 108 (63.53%) Cisco ASA
3 77 (45.29%) VPN
4 65 (38.24%) BGP
5 52 (30.59%) MPLS
6 50 (29.41%) OSPF
6 50 (29.41%) IPsec
7 46 (27.06%) SNMP
8 44 (25.88%) FWSM
9 42 (24.71%) WAN
10 39 (22.94%) VoIP
11 38 (22.35%) Network Security
12 29 (17.06%) LAN
12 29 (17.06%) BIG-IP
13 27 (15.88%) Cisco Nexus
14 25 (14.71%) EIGRP
15 19 (11.18%) DNS
16 17 (10.00%) Wireless
17 16 (9.41%) RIP
17 16 (9.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.18%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.18%) Big Data
2 2 (1.18%) MarkLogic
3 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.59%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Ant
General
1 32 (18.82%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.71%) Finance
3 5 (2.94%) Games
4 3 (1.76%) Retail
5 2 (1.18%) Back Office
5 2 (1.18%) Banking
5 2 (1.18%) Billing
6 1 (0.59%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 76 (44.71%) Network Engineer
2 41 (24.12%) Security Engineer
3 30 (17.65%) IP Engineer
4 28 (16.47%) Cisco Engineer
5 26 (15.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 26 (15.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 25 (14.71%) Design Engineer
7 19 (11.18%) Consultant
8 18 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (5.88%) Architect
9 10 (5.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 9 (5.29%) Network Design Engineer
10 9 (5.29%) Network Consultant
10 9 (5.29%) Security Consultant
11 8 (4.71%) Team Leader
11 8 (4.71%) Network Team Leader
11 8 (4.71%) Senior Design Engineer
12 6 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.53%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (3.53%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.35%) CSS
1 4 (2.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.94%) Thin Client
1 22 (12.94%) Fat Client
2 9 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.71%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.53%) NHS
5 5 (2.94%) Online Games
6 4 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.18%) PKI
7 2 (1.18%) SecurID
7 2 (1.18%) Open Source
8 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.59%) Firmware
8 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 44 (25.88%) Windows
2 23 (13.53%) Solaris
3 7 (4.12%) UNIX
4 6 (3.53%) Linux
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.59%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.88%) Network Management
2 42 (24.71%) ITIL
3 31 (18.24%) Load Balancing
4 29 (17.06%) Network Design
5 16 (9.41%) Risk Assessment
6 15 (8.82%) Mentoring
7 12 (7.06%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (7.06%) Network Architecture
8 10 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 10 (5.88%) Problem Management
9 9 (5.29%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (5.29%) Validation
10 7 (4.12%) Demand Forecasting
10 7 (4.12%) eTOM
10 7 (4.12%) E-Commerce
11 6 (3.53%) Service Management
11 6 (3.53%) Change Management
11 6 (3.53%) Incident Management
12 5 (2.94%) Migration
13 4 (2.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 106 (62.35%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (42.35%) CCNP
3 39 (22.94%) CCIE
4 35 (20.59%) CCNA
5 29 (17.06%) CISSP
6 25 (14.71%) CCSP
7 24 (14.12%) Security Cleared
8 21 (12.35%) SC Cleared
8 21 (12.35%) Check Point Certification
9 20 (11.76%) CCDP
10 18 (10.59%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (6.47%) Degree
12 7 (4.12%) CCSE
13 6 (3.53%) CCSA
14 5 (2.94%) CCVP
15 3 (1.76%) CCDA
16 2 (1.18%) CCA
16 2 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
16 2 (1.18%) CCDE
17 1 (0.59%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (17.65%) SLA
2 22 (12.94%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.18%) COBIT
3 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.59%) GPG13
4 1 (0.59%) QA
4 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (8.82%) ProxySG
3 5 (2.94%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.18%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.18%) Nmap
5 1 (0.59%) Snort
5 1 (0.59%) Squid
Systems Management
1 18 (10.59%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.35%) OpenView
2 4 (2.35%) Netcool
3 3 (1.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.76%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (1.76%) Nessus
4 1 (0.59%) RANCID
4 1 (0.59%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.59%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.59%) Legato
Vendors
1 170 (100.00%) Cisco
2 113 (66.47%) CheckPoint
3 80 (47.06%) Juniper
4 47 (27.65%) F5
5 38 (22.35%) Microsoft
6 37 (21.76%) VMware
7 27 (15.88%) Nokia
8 24 (14.12%) Radware
9 23 (13.53%) Blue Coat
10 21 (12.35%) Redback
11 12 (7.06%) Ericsson
11 12 (7.06%) Fortinet
12 10 (5.88%) Huawei
13 6 (3.53%) Nortel
13 6 (3.53%) Citrix
13 6 (3.53%) HP
13 6 (3.53%) McAfee
14 4 (2.35%) Websense
14 4 (2.35%) Crossbeam
15 3 (1.76%) Splunk
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