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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 515 510 491
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 77 60 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.98% 0.87% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 39 24
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £175 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £510 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
7825 6877 7709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.43% 13.43% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4453 3746 3776
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 411 645
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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
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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 -11 75 £250 -23.07% 9
London +27 41 £356 -10.93% 4
South East -26 13 £300 -25.00% 2
Berkshire +4 9 £325 -
City of London +2 7 £426 -12.66% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £325 -
North West -9 2 - -
West Midlands -5 1 £400 -20.00% 1
Scotland -8 1 - -
Yorkshire -11 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire -14 1 £325 -
Leeds -14 1 £325 -
South Wales -14 1 £300 -31.03% 2
Wales -21 1 £300 -31.03% 2
Hampshire -24 1 £148 -63.12%
Bridgend - 1 £300 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
Brentwood - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Essex - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
High Wycombe - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Ipswich - - - -

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 173 (100.00%) Cisco
2 167 (96.53%) Firewall
3 122 (70.52%) Cisco Certification
4 113 (65.32%) Cisco ASA
5 109 (63.01%) CheckPoint
6 74 (42.77%) VPN
7 73 (42.20%) CCNP
8 58 (33.53%) CCNA
9 57 (32.95%) BGP
10 53 (30.64%) Network Security
11 52 (30.06%) Juniper
12 47 (27.17%) WAN
12 47 (27.17%) F5
13 45 (26.01%) Windows
14 40 (23.12%) ITIL
15 38 (21.97%) Microsoft
15 38 (21.97%) Load Balancing
16 37 (21.39%) IPsec
16 37 (21.39%) VMware
17 36 (20.81%) SLA
18 35 (20.23%) Network Management
19 33 (19.08%) OSPF
20 32 (18.50%) CCIE
20 32 (18.50%) FWSM
21 31 (17.92%) MPLS
22 30 (17.34%) EIGRP
22 30 (17.34%) Nokia
23 28 (16.18%) CCSP
23 28 (16.18%) SNMP
24 27 (15.61%) VoIP

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (14.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.16%) IIS
3 1 (0.58%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (15.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 167 (96.53%) Firewall
2 113 (65.32%) Cisco ASA
3 74 (42.77%) VPN
4 57 (32.95%) BGP
5 53 (30.64%) Network Security
6 47 (27.17%) WAN
7 37 (21.39%) IPsec
8 33 (19.08%) OSPF
9 32 (18.50%) FWSM
10 31 (17.92%) MPLS
11 30 (17.34%) EIGRP
12 28 (16.18%) SNMP
13 27 (15.61%) LAN
13 27 (15.61%) VoIP
14 25 (14.45%) BIG-IP
15 19 (10.98%) RIP
16 15 (8.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 14 (8.09%) DNS
18 13 (7.51%) TACACS
18 13 (7.51%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.58%) Big Data
1 1 (0.58%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Ant
1 1 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 15 (8.67%) Finance
2 14 (8.09%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.89%) Games
4 4 (2.31%) Retail
5 3 (1.73%) Billing
5 3 (1.73%) Banking
5 3 (1.73%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (46.24%) Network Engineer
2 22 (12.72%) Consultant
3 19 (10.98%) Security Engineer
4 17 (9.83%) Cisco Engineer
5 14 (8.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (8.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (8.09%) IP Engineer
6 13 (7.51%) Analyst
7 12 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (6.94%) Design Engineer
7 12 (6.94%) Network Support
8 10 (5.78%) Technical Consultant
8 10 (5.78%) Network Consultant
9 8 (4.62%) Security Consultant
10 7 (4.05%) Team Leader
10 7 (4.05%) Architect
10 7 (4.05%) Network Analyst
10 7 (4.05%) Network Security Consultant
10 7 (4.05%) Network Team Leader
11 6 (3.47%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.05%) WAP
2 6 (3.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.87%) Thin Client
1 24 (13.87%) Fat Client
2 18 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.05%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.89%) NHS
6 4 (2.31%) Online Games
7 2 (1.16%) PKI
8 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.58%) SecurID
8 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (26.01%) Windows
2 25 (14.45%) Solaris
3 14 (8.09%) UNIX
4 6 (3.47%) Windows 2000
5 4 (2.31%) Linux
6 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.12%) ITIL
2 38 (21.97%) Load Balancing
3 35 (20.23%) Network Management
4 26 (15.03%) Network Design
5 20 (11.56%) Network Monitoring
6 14 (8.09%) Network Architecture
6 14 (8.09%) Problem Management
7 10 (5.78%) Fault Management
8 9 (5.20%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (4.62%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.62%) Change Management
10 7 (4.05%) E-Commerce
10 7 (4.05%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.47%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (3.47%) Incident Management
12 5 (2.89%) Release Management
12 5 (2.89%) CRM
12 5 (2.89%) Service Management
12 5 (2.89%) Validation
12 5 (2.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.31%) Shell Script
2 3 (1.73%) Perl
3 1 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 122 (70.52%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (42.20%) CCNP
3 58 (33.53%) CCNA
4 32 (18.50%) CCIE
5 28 (16.18%) CCSP
6 23 (13.29%) CCSE
7 22 (12.72%) CCSA
7 22 (12.72%) Security Cleared
8 16 (9.25%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (9.25%) SC Cleared
9 15 (8.67%) CISSP
10 14 (8.09%) CCDP
11 10 (5.78%) Degree
12 9 (5.20%) Check Point Certification
13 7 (4.05%) CCVP
14 3 (1.73%) CCDA
14 3 (1.73%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (1.73%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.58%) CITP
15 1 (0.58%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (20.81%) SLA
2 10 (5.78%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.16%) COBIT
5 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 24 (13.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.51%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.16%) Nmap
3 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.58%) Firmware
4 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (4.62%) FortiGate
2 7 (4.05%) OpenView
2 7 (4.05%) Netcool
3 5 (2.89%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (1.73%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.73%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.16%) Nessus
5 2 (1.16%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 173 (100.00%) Cisco
2 109 (63.01%) CheckPoint
3 52 (30.06%) Juniper
4 47 (27.17%) F5
5 38 (21.97%) Microsoft
6 37 (21.39%) VMware
7 30 (17.34%) Nokia
8 20 (11.56%) Radware
9 15 (8.67%) Blue Coat
10 14 (8.09%) Redback
11 13 (7.51%) HP
12 10 (5.78%) Fortinet
13 8 (4.62%) SolarWinds
14 7 (4.05%) Crossbeam
14 7 (4.05%) Nortel
14 7 (4.05%) Citrix
15 6 (3.47%) Huawei
16 5 (2.89%) Remedy
17 4 (2.31%) Ericsson
17 4 (2.31%) Websense
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