The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 513 480 456
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -24
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 74 64 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 0.89% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 57
Average daily rate £275 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £196 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £380 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.91% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £55.00 £30.00 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +18.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £24.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.00 £37.50 £29.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £26.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+109.52% +16.66%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7257 7224 9297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 15.14% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3828 3580 4351
Average daily rate £360 £345 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 572 627
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%

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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco PIX within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Cisco PIX Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -82 69 £260 -16.80% 15
South East +9 29 £335 -21.17% 2
London -27 21 £225 -30.76% 7
Berkshire +2 15 £280 - 1
Reading +6 11 £280 -
South West -19 9 £175 -30.00% 1
City of London -13 6 £300 -14.28% 4
Surrey -6 4 - - 1
North West -14 4 £333 - 1
East of England -31 3 - -
Guildford - 3 - -
West Midlands -17 2 £300 +22.44% 1
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £275 -
Wales - 1 £388 -
South Wales - 1 £388 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £400 - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Hull - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Bromsgrove - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Camberley - - - - 1

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Cisco
2 121 (95.28%) Firewall
3 86 (67.72%) Cisco ASA
4 83 (65.35%) CheckPoint
5 70 (55.12%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (37.80%) CCNP
7 47 (37.01%) VPN
8 43 (33.86%) WAN
9 39 (30.71%) Juniper
10 37 (29.13%) BGP
11 32 (25.20%) F5
12 31 (24.41%) OSPF
12 31 (24.41%) LAN
12 31 (24.41%) Windows
13 29 (22.83%) DNS
13 29 (22.83%) CCIE
14 27 (21.26%) TCP/IP
14 27 (21.26%) MPLS
15 25 (19.69%) Microsoft
15 25 (19.69%) VMware
15 25 (19.69%) Network Management
15 25 (19.69%) FWSM
16 24 (18.90%) IPsec
17 23 (18.11%) VoIP
17 23 (18.11%) ITIL
18 22 (17.32%) Wireless
19 21 (16.54%) Network Security
19 21 (16.54%) SNMP
19 21 (16.54%) Cisco Nexus
20 20 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (13.39%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.30%) Apache
3 4 (3.15%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.15%) WordPress
4 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.36%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.57%) IIS
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Office 365
2 3 (2.36%) IaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 121 (95.28%) Firewall
2 86 (67.72%) Cisco ASA
3 47 (37.01%) VPN
4 43 (33.86%) WAN
5 37 (29.13%) BGP
6 31 (24.41%) OSPF
6 31 (24.41%) LAN
7 29 (22.83%) DNS
8 27 (21.26%) TCP/IP
8 27 (21.26%) MPLS
9 25 (19.69%) FWSM
10 24 (18.90%) IPsec
11 23 (18.11%) VoIP
12 22 (17.32%) Wireless
13 21 (16.54%) Network Security
13 21 (16.54%) SNMP
13 21 (16.54%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (12.60%) Ethernet
14 16 (12.60%) BIG-IP
15 15 (11.81%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.79%) Big Data
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.79%) MySQL
2 1 (0.79%) DB2
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.79%) EDRMS
2 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.79%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.79%) JUnit
2 1 (0.79%) JMeter
2 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 14 (11.02%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.30%) Finance
3 1 (0.79%) Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.79%) Legal
3 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (40.94%) Network Engineer
2 29 (22.83%) Security Engineer
3 18 (14.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (11.81%) Architect
5 14 (11.02%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (11.02%) IP Engineer
6 13 (10.24%) Cisco Engineer
7 12 (9.45%) Design Engineer
8 11 (8.66%) Network Architect
9 9 (7.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (7.09%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (5.51%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.51%) Senior Security Engineer
11 6 (4.72%) Security Consultant
11 6 (4.72%) Consultant
11 6 (4.72%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 5 (3.94%) Administrator
13 4 (3.15%) Network Design Engineer
13 4 (3.15%) Network Administrator
13 4 (3.15%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) wxWidgets
1 1 (0.79%) WSH
1 1 (0.79%) CSS
1 1 (0.79%) SOAP
1 1 (0.79%) CORBA
1 1 (0.79%) Xerces
1 1 (0.79%) Xalan
1 1 (0.79%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) Fat Client
1 13 (10.24%) Thin Client
2 4 (3.15%) Firmware
3 3 (2.36%) NHS
4 2 (1.57%) Replication
4 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.79%) CESG
5 1 (0.79%) Clustering
5 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.41%) Windows
2 15 (11.81%) Solaris
3 13 (10.24%) Linux
4 8 (6.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.51%) UNIX
6 6 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.36%) NetWare
8 3 (2.36%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.79%) OpenSolaris
9 1 (0.79%) AIX
9 1 (0.79%) SUSE
9 1 (0.79%) Debian
9 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.69%) Network Management
2 23 (18.11%) ITIL
3 18 (14.17%) Network Design
4 16 (12.60%) Load Balancing
5 15 (11.81%) PRINCE2
6 7 (5.51%) Migration
7 6 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.94%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.15%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.15%) Validation
9 4 (3.15%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (3.15%) WAN Optimisation
9 4 (3.15%) Network Architecture
9 4 (3.15%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (3.15%) SIEM
10 3 (2.36%) Information Assurance
10 3 (2.36%) High Availability
10 3 (2.36%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.36%) Security Management
11 2 (1.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.15%) SQL
2 2 (1.57%) Perl
3 1 (0.79%) C-shell
3 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.79%) VB
3 1 (0.79%) PHP
3 1 (0.79%) C#
3 1 (0.79%) C++
3 1 (0.79%) Java
3 1 (0.79%) Python
3 1 (0.79%) Lisp
3 1 (0.79%) Korn
3 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 70 (55.12%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (37.80%) CCNP
3 29 (22.83%) CCIE
4 17 (13.39%) Security Cleared
5 16 (12.60%) CCSP
6 15 (11.81%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (10.24%) CCNA
8 12 (9.45%) CCDP
8 12 (9.45%) SC Cleared
9 11 (8.66%) CISSP
10 8 (6.30%) Check Point Certification
11 6 (4.72%) CCSE
12 4 (3.15%) CCSA
13 3 (2.36%) CCDE
14 2 (1.57%) Degree
14 2 (1.57%) CISM
14 2 (1.57%) CCA
15 1 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.79%) CRISC
15 1 (0.79%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.60%) SLA
2 8 (6.30%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.79%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.09%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.15%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.36%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.57%) MetaFrame
5 2 (1.57%) KVM
5 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.79%) qmail
6 1 (0.79%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.79%) XenApp
6 1 (0.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.79%) OpenSSH
6 1 (0.79%) UAG
6 1 (0.79%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.79%) vSphere
6 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.79%) Squid
6 1 (0.79%) Snort
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (9.45%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.15%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (3.15%) Nessus
2 4 (3.15%) Legato
3 2 (1.57%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.79%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.79%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 127 (100.00%) Cisco
2 83 (65.35%) CheckPoint
3 39 (30.71%) Juniper
4 32 (25.20%) F5
5 25 (19.69%) Microsoft
5 25 (19.69%) VMware
6 17 (13.39%) Nokia
7 14 (11.02%) Blue Coat
8 6 (4.72%) Citrix
8 6 (4.72%) Ericsson
9 5 (3.94%) EMC
9 5 (3.94%) HP
9 5 (3.94%) Fortinet
10 4 (3.15%) Redback
10 4 (3.15%) Radware
10 4 (3.15%) McAfee
10 4 (3.15%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.15%) CommVault
11 3 (2.36%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.36%) SolarWinds
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