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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco PIX
Rank 545 531 511
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -20
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 80 85 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 1.04% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 48 46
Average daily rate
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£305 £281 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% -7.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £433 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £263 £295
% change year-on-year
+17.61% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
Average hourly rate £21.53 £32.50 £25.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.76% +28.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £26.50 £22.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £38.50 £28.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-33.76% +47.72%

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
8102 8165 7151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.83% 14.68% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4615 4419 3855
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 442 415
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 August 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 28 August 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 -16 77 £305 +10.90% 17
South East -24 22 £305 -23.75% 6
South West -13 18 £425 +142.85% 3
Wiltshire +14 16 £470 - 3
London +7 15 £300 -7.69% 3
Berkshire -14 11 £208 -52.57% 3
East of England - 11 - - 2
Swindon - 10 £470 - 3
Hertfordshire - 10 - -
Stevenage - 9 - -
West Sussex - 8 £338 -
Slough +6 7 £208 - 2
Crawley - 4 £338 -
West Midlands +1 3 £320 -
North West -29 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 £320 -
Yorkshire - 3 £250 - 2
Huddersfield - 3 £250 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £250 - 1
Wales - 3 £440 - 1
Cheltenham -6 2 £276 +5.23%
Gloucestershire -8 2 £276 +5.23%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
West Wales - 2 £460 -
East Midlands - 2 £275 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £275 -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
High Wycombe - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 2 £400 -

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Cisco
2 126 (96.18%) Firewall
3 114 (87.02%) Cisco ASA
4 102 (77.86%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (52.67%) Network Security
6 68 (51.91%) Juniper
7 65 (49.62%) CCNP
8 59 (45.04%) BGP
9 58 (44.27%) OSPF
10 55 (41.98%) CheckPoint
11 51 (38.93%) VPN
12 48 (36.64%) F5
13 47 (35.88%) CCNA
14 46 (35.11%) LAN
14 46 (35.11%) MPLS
15 42 (32.06%) Cisco IOS
16 40 (30.53%) Data Centre
17 36 (27.48%) IPsec
18 35 (26.72%) WAN
19 34 (25.95%) ITIL
20 33 (25.19%) DNS
20 33 (25.19%) NetScreen
21 31 (23.66%) VLAN
21 31 (23.66%) Degree
22 30 (22.90%) Load Balancing
22 30 (22.90%) SLA
22 30 (22.90%) Citrix
22 30 (22.90%) VoIP
23 29 (22.14%) SolarWinds
24 27 (20.61%) Wireless

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (3.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (3.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 126 (96.18%) Firewall
2 114 (87.02%) Cisco ASA
3 69 (52.67%) Network Security
4 59 (45.04%) BGP
5 58 (44.27%) OSPF
6 51 (38.93%) VPN
7 46 (35.11%) MPLS
7 46 (35.11%) LAN
8 42 (32.06%) Cisco IOS
9 36 (27.48%) IPsec
10 35 (26.72%) WAN
11 33 (25.19%) DNS
11 33 (25.19%) NetScreen
12 31 (23.66%) VLAN
13 30 (22.90%) VoIP
14 27 (20.61%) Wireless
15 25 (19.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 25 (19.08%) DHCP
16 24 (18.32%) TCP/IP
17 22 (16.79%) EIGRP
General
1 17 (12.98%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.11%) Finance
3 2 (1.53%) Retail
3 2 (1.53%) Billing
4 1 (0.76%) Back Office
4 1 (0.76%) Legal
4 1 (0.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 80 (61.07%) Network Engineer
2 23 (17.56%) Security Engineer
3 19 (14.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 16 (12.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (12.21%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (8.40%) Design Engineer
6 10 (7.63%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.63%) Network Design Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) Administrator
9 5 (3.82%) Consultant
9 5 (3.82%) Network Support
9 5 (3.82%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) IP Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Firewall Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Security Administrator
10 4 (3.05%) Network Administrator
10 4 (3.05%) Security Consultant
10 4 (3.05%) Architect
11 3 (2.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.63%) CSS
2 3 (2.29%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.53%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (30.53%) Data Centre
2 25 (19.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.29%) Clustering
5 2 (1.53%) Informatics
5 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.76%) DataPower
6 1 (0.76%) CESG
6 1 (0.76%) PKI
6 1 (0.76%) NHS
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.45%) Linux
2 9 (6.87%) Windows
3 2 (1.53%) UNIX
4 1 (0.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.95%) ITIL
2 30 (22.90%) Load Balancing
3 23 (17.56%) DDoS Mitigation
4 21 (16.03%) Network Design
5 17 (12.98%) Kalman Filter
6 13 (9.92%) Service Delivery
7 11 (8.40%) Service Management
7 11 (8.40%) E-Commerce
7 11 (8.40%) Scrum
7 11 (8.40%) Kanban
8 10 (7.63%) Change Management
9 8 (6.11%) PRINCE2
9 8 (6.11%) Migration
10 7 (5.34%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (4.58%) CRM
11 6 (4.58%) Project Management
11 6 (4.58%) Network Management
12 5 (3.82%) Asset Management
12 5 (3.82%) Information Security
13 4 (3.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.53%) SQL
1 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 102 (77.86%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (49.62%) CCNP
3 47 (35.88%) CCNA
4 31 (23.66%) Degree
5 22 (16.79%) Security Cleared
6 20 (15.27%) CCSE
7 15 (11.45%) CCSA
7 15 (11.45%) CCIE
7 15 (11.45%) SC Cleared
8 8 (6.11%) JNCIP
8 8 (6.11%) CCSP
8 8 (6.11%) CISSP
9 4 (3.05%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (3.05%) CCENT
10 3 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.29%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.29%) CCDP
11 2 (1.53%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (22.90%) SLA
2 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.82%) VMware ESX
2 5 (3.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.29%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.29%) XenApp
3 3 (2.29%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.53%) vSphere
4 2 (1.53%) NFS
4 2 (1.53%) Samba
5 1 (0.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (15.27%) RANCID
2 10 (7.63%) FortiGate
3 9 (6.87%) OpenView
3 9 (6.87%) Cacti
4 5 (3.82%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (2.29%) SCOM
6 2 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 131 (100.00%) Cisco
2 68 (51.91%) Juniper
3 55 (41.98%) CheckPoint
4 48 (36.64%) F5
5 30 (22.90%) Citrix
6 29 (22.14%) SolarWinds
7 26 (19.85%) Blue Coat
8 20 (15.27%) Infoblox
9 18 (13.74%) HP
10 14 (10.69%) VMware
11 13 (9.92%) Nokia
11 13 (9.92%) Remedy
11 13 (9.92%) McAfee
12 12 (9.16%) IronPort
13 11 (8.40%) Sourcefire
13 11 (8.40%) Intel
14 10 (7.63%) Websense
14 10 (7.63%) Barracuda Networks
15 8 (6.11%) Fortinet
15 8 (6.11%) Microsoft
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