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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 511 514 457
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -57
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 89 67 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 0.96% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 41 34
Average daily rate
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£240 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £550 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £308 £340
% change year-on-year
-30.08% -9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
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
8200 7004 7963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.22% 13.53% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4694 3859 3836
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 £225 £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 450 458 642
Average hourly rate £22.69 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.45% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

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 November 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 28 November 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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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 -30 87 £233 -33.57% 20
London +14 37 £260 -35.00% 9
South East -25 22 £369 +19.91% 5
Berkshire +7 14 £370 +85.00% 1
City of London +22 8 £406 -7.14% 1
Surrey -1 4 £371 - 1
Guildford - 4 £371 - 1
West Midlands -10 3 £400 -20.00%
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 2
Reading +10 2 £350 +75.00% 1
Scotland -10 1 - - 1
South Wales -17 1 £300 -31.03% 2
Wales -26 1 £300 -31.03% 2
Hampshire -27 1 £148 -52.03%
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 1
Warwick - 1 - -
Bridgend - 1 £300 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 £325 -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 3
Torfaen - - - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bracknell - - - -

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 174 (100.00%) Cisco
2 168 (96.55%) Firewall
3 118 (67.82%) Cisco Certification
3 118 (67.82%) CheckPoint
4 109 (62.64%) Cisco ASA
5 78 (44.83%) VPN
6 73 (41.95%) CCNP
7 63 (36.21%) BGP
8 58 (33.33%) Juniper
9 50 (28.74%) CCNA
10 48 (27.59%) Windows
11 47 (27.01%) ITIL
11 47 (27.01%) WAN
11 47 (27.01%) Network Security
12 46 (26.44%) F5
13 41 (23.56%) Microsoft
13 41 (23.56%) IPsec
14 39 (22.41%) OSPF
15 38 (21.84%) MPLS
15 38 (21.84%) VMware
15 38 (21.84%) Load Balancing
16 36 (20.69%) SLA
17 35 (20.11%) CCIE
17 35 (20.11%) Nokia
18 34 (19.54%) FWSM
19 31 (17.82%) CCSP
19 31 (17.82%) SNMP
20 30 (17.24%) EIGRP
21 29 (16.67%) VoIP
21 29 (16.67%) Network Management

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 26 (14.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.15%) IIS
3 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.57%) Apache
Applications
1 28 (16.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.15%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 168 (96.55%) Firewall
2 109 (62.64%) Cisco ASA
3 78 (44.83%) VPN
4 63 (36.21%) BGP
5 47 (27.01%) WAN
5 47 (27.01%) Network Security
6 41 (23.56%) IPsec
7 39 (22.41%) OSPF
8 38 (21.84%) MPLS
9 34 (19.54%) FWSM
10 31 (17.82%) SNMP
11 30 (17.24%) EIGRP
12 29 (16.67%) VoIP
13 28 (16.09%) LAN
14 24 (13.79%) BIG-IP
15 20 (11.49%) RIP
16 15 (8.62%) Wireless
17 14 (8.05%) TACACS
17 14 (8.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 13 (7.47%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.15%) Big Data
1 2 (1.15%) MarkLogic
1 2 (1.15%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.57%) Ingres
2 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) JIRA
1 1 (0.57%) Ant
General
1 23 (13.22%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.90%) Finance
3 5 (2.87%) Games
4 4 (2.30%) Retail
5 3 (1.72%) Billing
5 3 (1.72%) Back Office
6 2 (1.15%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 81 (46.55%) Network Engineer
2 23 (13.22%) Security Engineer
3 19 (10.92%) Consultant
4 18 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
4 18 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
5 17 (9.77%) IP Engineer
6 16 (9.20%) Design Engineer
7 15 (8.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 14 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (6.32%) Analyst
10 10 (5.75%) Technical Consultant
11 9 (5.17%) Architect
12 7 (4.02%) Senior Network Engineer
12 7 (4.02%) Team Leader
12 7 (4.02%) Network Design Engineer
12 7 (4.02%) Network Team Leader
12 7 (4.02%) Network Consultant
12 7 (4.02%) Security Consultant
13 6 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
13 6 (3.45%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.02%) WAP
2 5 (2.87%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.94%) Fat Client
1 26 (14.94%) Thin Client
2 17 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.02%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.02%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.45%) NHS
5 5 (2.87%) Online Games
6 2 (1.15%) PKI
6 2 (1.15%) SecurID
7 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 48 (27.59%) Windows
2 27 (15.52%) Solaris
3 14 (8.05%) UNIX
4 5 (2.87%) Linux
4 5 (2.87%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.15%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.57%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.01%) ITIL
2 38 (21.84%) Load Balancing
3 29 (16.67%) Network Management
4 26 (14.94%) Network Design
5 19 (10.92%) Network Monitoring
6 15 (8.62%) Problem Management
7 14 (8.05%) Network Architecture
8 13 (7.47%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (5.75%) Fault Management
10 8 (4.60%) E-Commerce
10 8 (4.60%) Change Management
11 7 (4.02%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (4.02%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.02%) eTOM
12 6 (3.45%) Validation
12 6 (3.45%) Service Management
12 6 (3.45%) PRINCE2
12 6 (3.45%) Incident Management
13 5 (2.87%) Release Management
13 5 (2.87%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.30%) Shell Script
2 3 (1.72%) Perl
3 1 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 118 (67.82%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (41.95%) CCNP
3 50 (28.74%) CCNA
4 35 (20.11%) CCIE
5 31 (17.82%) CCSP
6 22 (12.64%) CCSE
7 21 (12.07%) CCSA
8 19 (10.92%) CISSP
9 18 (10.34%) Security Cleared
9 18 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (9.77%) CCDP
11 12 (6.90%) Check Point Certification
11 12 (6.90%) Degree
11 12 (6.90%) SC Cleared
12 7 (4.02%) CCVP
13 3 (1.72%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (1.72%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.72%) CCDA
14 1 (0.57%) JNCIS
14 1 (0.57%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (20.69%) SLA
2 14 (8.05%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.15%) COBIT
5 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 27 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (9.20%) ProxySG
3 3 (1.72%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.15%) Nmap
5 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (5.17%) FortiGate
2 7 (4.02%) OpenView
2 7 (4.02%) Netcool
3 5 (2.87%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (1.72%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.15%) Nessus
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.57%) RANCID
Vendors
1 174 (100.00%) Cisco
2 118 (67.82%) CheckPoint
3 58 (33.33%) Juniper
4 46 (26.44%) F5
5 41 (23.56%) Microsoft
6 38 (21.84%) VMware
7 35 (20.11%) Nokia
8 24 (13.79%) Radware
9 19 (10.92%) Blue Coat
10 18 (10.34%) Redback
11 14 (8.05%) HP
12 13 (7.47%) Fortinet
13 9 (5.17%) SolarWinds
14 8 (4.60%) Nortel
14 8 (4.60%) Huawei
15 7 (4.02%) Crossbeam
16 6 (3.45%) Ericsson
16 6 (3.45%) Citrix
17 5 (2.87%) McAfee
18 4 (2.30%) Websense
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