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 28 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco PIX
Rank 600 576 559
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -17
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 44 65 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.79% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 32
Average daily rate £400 £310 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +18.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £40.21 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.67 £98.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.28%

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
8524 8244 7240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.26% 14.80% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5152 4484 3813
Average daily rate £388 £350 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 451 402
Average hourly rate £28.00 £28.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% +43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -45 38 £400 +29.03% 8
South East +3 24 £225 -25.00% 4
Berkshire +3 15 £450 +56.52% 2
London -27 7 £425 +37.09% 2
Reading -7 6 £450 +56.52%
Glasgow - 6 £388 -
Scotland - 6 £388 -
Kent - 4 £198 -
Hampshire - 3 £313 -
Leeds - 3 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £450 -
Yorkshire - 3 £450 -
Maidenhead +3 2 - -
Surrey -9 2 £185 -45.58% 1
Camberley - 2 £185 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £300 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £198 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
City of London +38 1 - - 1
West Midlands -7 1 £375 - 1
North West -10 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
Derby - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 91 (100.00%) Cisco
2 80 (87.91%) Cisco ASA
3 75 (82.42%) Firewall
4 63 (69.23%) CheckPoint
5 50 (54.95%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (41.76%) F5
7 36 (39.56%) Network Security
7 36 (39.56%) Juniper
7 36 (39.56%) CCNP
8 27 (29.67%) LAN
8 27 (29.67%) TCP/IP
9 24 (26.37%) CCNA
10 21 (23.08%) VPN
10 21 (23.08%) FWSM
11 19 (20.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 19 (20.88%) Data Centre
11 19 (20.88%) WAN
12 17 (18.68%) Blue Coat
12 17 (18.68%) CCSE
12 17 (18.68%) Wireless
13 16 (17.58%) BGP
13 16 (17.58%) FortiGate
13 16 (17.58%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (16.48%) DNS
15 14 (15.38%) MPLS
15 14 (15.38%) Telecoms
16 13 (14.29%) OSPF
16 13 (14.29%) SC Cleared
16 13 (14.29%) Security Cleared
17 12 (13.19%) Load Balancing

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.10%) MS Office
1 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 80 (87.91%) Cisco ASA
2 75 (82.42%) Firewall
3 36 (39.56%) Network Security
4 27 (29.67%) LAN
4 27 (29.67%) TCP/IP
5 21 (23.08%) FWSM
5 21 (23.08%) VPN
6 19 (20.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 19 (20.88%) WAN
7 17 (18.68%) Wireless
8 16 (17.58%) BGP
8 16 (17.58%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (16.48%) DNS
10 14 (15.38%) MPLS
11 13 (14.29%) OSPF
12 10 (10.99%) BIG-IP
12 10 (10.99%) DHCP
12 10 (10.99%) VoIP
12 10 (10.99%) Wireshark
12 10 (10.99%) WLAN
General
1 14 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.69%) Finance
3 5 (5.49%) Billing
3 5 (5.49%) Retail
4 4 (4.40%) Law
5 2 (2.20%) Back Office
5 2 (2.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (47.25%) Network Engineer
2 27 (29.67%) Security Engineer
3 14 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 12 (13.19%) Analyst
5 12 (13.19%) IP Engineer
5 12 (13.19%) IP Security Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Network Analyst
7 8 (8.79%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Consultant
9 6 (6.59%) Network Consultant
9 6 (6.59%) Senior Security Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 4 (4.40%) Check Point Expert
11 4 (4.40%) IP Expert
11 4 (4.40%) Network Security Analyst
11 4 (4.40%) Security Analyst
11 4 (4.40%) Senior IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.69%) CSS
2 6 (6.59%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.10%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.30%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) Windows
2 7 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.59%) Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.19%) Load Balancing
2 10 (10.99%) ITIL
3 8 (8.79%) DDoS Mitigation
3 8 (8.79%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 6 (6.59%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (5.49%) Coaching
5 5 (5.49%) CRM
5 5 (5.49%) High Availability
5 5 (5.49%) Service Management
5 5 (5.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (4.40%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.40%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.30%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.30%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.30%) Project Management
7 3 (3.30%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.20%) Migration
8 2 (2.20%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.10%) C
2 1 (1.10%) Java
2 1 (1.10%) Korn
2 1 (1.10%) Python
2 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (54.95%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (39.56%) CCNP
3 24 (26.37%) CCNA
4 17 (18.68%) CCSE
5 13 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 13 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 11 (12.09%) CCIE
7 10 (10.99%) CCSA
8 5 (5.49%) CCDP
8 5 (5.49%) CISSP
9 4 (4.40%) CCDA
9 4 (4.40%) CCVP
9 4 (4.40%) Degree
10 3 (3.30%) CCSP
10 3 (3.30%) JNCIA
10 3 (3.30%) JNCIS
11 2 (2.20%) A+ Certification
11 2 (2.20%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (12.09%) ProxySG
2 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.40%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.30%) NFS
4 3 (3.30%) Samba
4 3 (3.30%) vSphere
5 1 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.10%) Snort
5 1 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (17.58%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.30%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (2.20%) Cacti
3 2 (2.20%) Nagios
3 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.10%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.10%) Nessus
4 1 (1.10%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 91 (100.00%) Cisco
2 63 (69.23%) CheckPoint
3 38 (41.76%) F5
4 36 (39.56%) Juniper
5 17 (18.68%) Blue Coat
6 7 (7.69%) Forcepoint
7 6 (6.59%) Barracuda Networks
7 6 (6.59%) Fortinet
7 6 (6.59%) Nokia
7 6 (6.59%) VMware
8 5 (5.49%) Avaya
9 4 (4.40%) EMC
9 4 (4.40%) IBM
9 4 (4.40%) Intel Security
9 4 (4.40%) Nortel
9 4 (4.40%) Palo Alto
10 3 (3.30%) Clearswift
10 3 (3.30%) NetApp
10 3 (3.30%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.30%) Trustwave