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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco PIX
Rank 583 552 540
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -12
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 43 60 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.12% 0.097%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 0.78% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 26
Average daily rate £338 £300 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £212 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £300 £261
% change year-on-year
+12.91% +14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £21.69 £28.75 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.56% -47.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.14 £28.75 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.24 £28.75 £142.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.69 - £55.00

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
7512 7718 6671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.60% 14.90% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4416 4287 3494
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £214 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 445 391
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.53% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 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 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 12 February 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 -21 39 £338 +12.50% 16
South East +11 14 £198 -34.16% 6
Berkshire +4 8 - - 3
London -17 8 £325 -3.70% 6
East of England - 7 - - 1
North West -13 6 £363 -
Manchester - 5 £363 -
Scotland -2 4 £338 +3.84%
Glasgow - 4 £338 -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Kent - 4 £198 - 1
Maidenhead +1 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +13 2 - - 1
South West +4 2 £150 -33.33% 1
Reading -9 2 - - 2
Essex - 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £198 -
Exeter +1 1 £150 -33.33%
Devon -1 1 £150 -33.33%
Bolton - 1 £400 -
Leeds - 1 £450 -
Leicester - 1 - -
Marlow - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Cisco
2 102 (91.07%) Firewall
3 96 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
4 71 (63.39%) Cisco Certification
5 63 (56.25%) CheckPoint
6 60 (53.57%) Juniper
7 48 (42.86%) LAN
8 43 (38.39%) CCNP
9 37 (33.04%) CCNA
10 36 (32.14%) Network Security
11 32 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
12 31 (27.68%) VPN
13 29 (25.89%) Blue Coat
14 28 (25.00%) TCP/IP
15 25 (22.32%) BGP
15 25 (22.32%) F5
16 24 (21.43%) Security Cleared
16 24 (21.43%) DNS
17 23 (20.54%) WAN
18 22 (19.64%) SLA
18 22 (19.64%) MPLS
18 22 (19.64%) Cisco Nexus
19 21 (18.75%) Telecoms
19 21 (18.75%) DHCP
20 20 (17.86%) ITIL
20 20 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
20 20 (17.86%) OSPF
21 19 (16.96%) VoIP
22 18 (16.07%) CCSE
22 18 (16.07%) Kalman Filter

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 (0.89%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 102 (91.07%) Firewall
2 96 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
3 48 (42.86%) LAN
4 36 (32.14%) Network Security
5 32 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
6 31 (27.68%) VPN
7 28 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 25 (22.32%) BGP
9 24 (21.43%) DNS
10 23 (20.54%) WAN
11 22 (19.64%) Cisco Nexus
11 22 (19.64%) MPLS
12 21 (18.75%) DHCP
13 20 (17.86%) OSPF
13 20 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (16.96%) VoIP
15 17 (15.18%) Wireless
16 16 (14.29%) VLAN
17 15 (13.39%) EIGRP
18 14 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 21 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (0.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (50.89%) Network Engineer
2 20 (17.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (15.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 14 (12.50%) Consultant
6 11 (9.82%) Analyst
6 11 (9.82%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (8.93%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (8.04%) Network Consultant
9 7 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Cisco Design Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Design Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Juniper Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Network Analyst
10 6 (5.36%) Network Design Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Support Engineer
11 5 (4.46%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.25%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.57%) CSS
3 2 (1.79%) HTML
4 1 (0.89%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.79%) Clustering
4 2 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.89%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.89%) Informatics
5 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.39%) Linux
2 12 (10.71%) Windows
3 5 (4.46%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.79%) Unix
5 1 (0.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.86%) ITIL
2 18 (16.07%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (10.71%) Load Balancing
4 11 (9.82%) Network Design
5 10 (8.93%) Migration
6 8 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 6 (5.36%) High Availability
7 6 (5.36%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.36%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.46%) Change Management
8 5 (4.46%) Coaching
8 5 (4.46%) Project Management
8 5 (4.46%) Service Management
8 5 (4.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (3.57%) CRM
9 4 (3.57%) ITIL V3
9 4 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.57%) Security Operations
10 3 (2.68%) Information Security
10 3 (2.68%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.68%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.79%) SQL
3 1 (0.89%) C
Qualifications
1 71 (63.39%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (38.39%) CCNP
3 37 (33.04%) CCNA
4 24 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 18 (16.07%) CCSE
5 18 (16.07%) SC Cleared
6 16 (14.29%) CCIE
7 10 (8.93%) Degree
8 9 (8.04%) CCSA
8 9 (8.04%) JNCIA
8 9 (8.04%) JNCIP
9 6 (5.36%) CCSP
9 6 (5.36%) JNCIS
10 5 (4.46%) CCENT
10 5 (4.46%) JNCIE
11 4 (3.57%) CISSP
12 3 (2.68%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.64%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.46%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.57%) NFS
3 4 (3.57%) Samba
3 4 (3.57%) vSphere
4 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.79%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.79%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.57%) Cacti
3 2 (1.79%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (1.79%) Nessus
3 2 (1.79%) OpenView
4 1 (0.89%) RANCID
Vendors
1 112 (100.00%) Cisco
2 63 (56.25%) CheckPoint
3 60 (53.57%) Juniper
4 29 (25.89%) Blue Coat
5 25 (22.32%) F5
6 17 (15.18%) Barracuda Networks
6 17 (15.18%) Forcepoint
7 14 (12.50%) Remedy
8 11 (9.82%) Fortinet
9 9 (8.04%) Intel Security
9 9 (8.04%) IronPort
9 9 (8.04%) VMware
10 8 (7.14%) Citrix
10 8 (7.14%) HP
11 6 (5.36%) Intel
11 6 (5.36%) Sourcefire
12 5 (4.46%) Brocade
12 5 (4.46%) NetApp
12 5 (4.46%) Palo Alto
12 5 (4.46%) Tufin
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