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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco PIX
Rank 575 512 490
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -22
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 38 84 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 1.15% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 41 44
Average daily rate
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£314 £313 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.40% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £175 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £22.64 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.54% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £26.00 £22.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.53 £38.00 £27.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.64 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-30.34% +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
7765 7290 7080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.16% 13.78% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4374 3937 3592
Average daily rate £363 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 393 529
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.66 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 7 July 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 29 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 7 July 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 -69 33 £300 -4.00% 18
London -12 12 £300 +17.64% 5
West Midlands +6 6 £320 -8.57% 1
South West -24 6 £300 +71.42% 3
Birmingham - 6 £320 - 1
Berkshire -14 3 £208 -36.15% 1
South East -49 3 £208 -40.71% 3
West Yorkshire - 3 £250 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £250 - 2
Huddersfield - 3 £250 -
Wiltshire +2 2 - - 2
East of England 0 2 - - 2
Hertfordshire -3 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire -5 2 £276 -15.00% 1
Cheltenham -7 2 £276 -15.00% 1
Stevenage - 2 - -
Bracknell -3 1 - -
Swindon -4 1 - - 1
Devon -11 1 £300 +71.42%
Exeter -11 1 £300 +71.42%
Slough - 1 £208 -
Cardiff - 1 £225 - 1
Crewe - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - - 2
Hammersmith - 1 £400 -
North West - 1 - - 2
South Wales - 1 £225 - 2
Wales - 1 £225 - 2

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Cisco
2 93 (93.00%) Cisco ASA
3 91 (91.00%) Firewall
4 89 (89.00%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (53.00%) CCNP
5 53 (53.00%) Network Security
6 50 (50.00%) BGP
7 46 (46.00%) F5
8 45 (45.00%) CheckPoint
8 45 (45.00%) OSPF
9 41 (41.00%) Juniper
9 41 (41.00%) VPN
10 39 (39.00%) Data Centre
11 35 (35.00%) CCNA
12 32 (32.00%) Load Balancing
13 31 (31.00%) MPLS
13 31 (31.00%) VoIP
14 28 (28.00%) IPsec
15 26 (26.00%) NetScreen
16 25 (25.00%) Citrix
16 25 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
17 24 (24.00%) Degree
18 23 (23.00%) SolarWinds
18 23 (23.00%) WAN
19 21 (21.00%) ITIL
20 20 (20.00%) LAN
20 20 (20.00%) CCIE
20 20 (20.00%) Wireless
20 20 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
20 20 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3 (3.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.00%) Lync
1 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 93 (93.00%) Cisco ASA
2 91 (91.00%) Firewall
3 53 (53.00%) Network Security
4 50 (50.00%) BGP
5 45 (45.00%) OSPF
6 41 (41.00%) VPN
7 31 (31.00%) VoIP
7 31 (31.00%) MPLS
8 28 (28.00%) IPsec
9 26 (26.00%) NetScreen
10 25 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
11 23 (23.00%) WAN
12 20 (20.00%) LAN
12 20 (20.00%) Wireless
12 20 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 18 (18.00%) VLAN
13 18 (18.00%) TACACS
14 17 (17.00%) EIGRP
15 16 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Ant
General
1 13 (13.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.00%) Billing
4 1 (1.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 65 (65.00%) Network Engineer
2 16 (16.00%) Security Engineer
3 13 (13.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 13 (13.00%) Design Engineer
4 11 (11.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (8.00%) IP Engineer
6 8 (8.00%) Network Design Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Network Support
8 5 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) IT Support
10 3 (3.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Technical Project Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Technical Manager
11 2 (2.00%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) CSS
2 2 (2.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (39.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (19.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (3.00%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.00%) NHS
5 1 (1.00%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.00%) Windows
2 8 (8.00%) Linux
3 3 (3.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.00%) Load Balancing
2 21 (21.00%) ITIL
3 19 (19.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 13 (13.00%) Network Management
4 13 (13.00%) Network Design
5 9 (9.00%) Scrum
5 9 (9.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (9.00%) Service Management
5 9 (9.00%) Service Delivery
5 9 (9.00%) Kanban
6 8 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (4.00%) Migration
8 4 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.00%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (3.00%) Project Management
9 3 (3.00%) Programme Management
9 3 (3.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 89 (89.00%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (53.00%) CCNP
3 35 (35.00%) CCNA
4 24 (24.00%) Degree
5 20 (20.00%) CCIE
6 16 (16.00%) Security Cleared
7 14 (14.00%) CCSA
8 13 (13.00%) CCSE
9 10 (10.00%) SC Cleared
10 9 (9.00%) CCSP
11 7 (7.00%) CISSP
12 6 (6.00%) CCDP
13 5 (5.00%) Check Point Certification
14 3 (3.00%) MCITP
14 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (3.00%) CCA
14 3 (3.00%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (3.00%) CCEA
14 3 (3.00%) MCSE
14 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.00%) SLA
2 5 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.00%) XenApp
2 3 (3.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.00%) NFS
3 1 (1.00%) Firmware
3 1 (1.00%) Samba
3 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (16.00%) RANCID
2 9 (9.00%) FortiGate
3 5 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (4.00%) OpenView
5 3 (3.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (3.00%) SCOM
6 2 (2.00%) Cacti
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 100 (100.00%) Cisco
2 46 (46.00%) F5
3 45 (45.00%) CheckPoint
4 41 (41.00%) Juniper
5 25 (25.00%) Citrix
6 23 (23.00%) SolarWinds
7 16 (16.00%) Infoblox
8 13 (13.00%) Nokia
9 12 (12.00%) Blue Coat
10 10 (10.00%) HP
11 7 (7.00%) Radware
11 7 (7.00%) VMware
12 6 (6.00%) Tufin
12 6 (6.00%) Fortinet
12 6 (6.00%) IronPort
13 5 (5.00%) Redback
13 5 (5.00%) Microsoft
14 3 (3.00%) ProCurve
15 2 (2.00%) Barracuda Networks
15 2 (2.00%) Crossbeam
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £23.75 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 15 days ago