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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco PIX
Rank 554 519 490
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -29
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 58 75 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 1.05% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 22
Average daily rate
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£310 £278 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.61% -5.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £389 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.80% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £51.67 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.87% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.67 £16.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+222.90% -46.66%

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
8264 7121 7118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.80% 13.24% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4500 3797 3537
Average daily rate £350 £352 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 383 556
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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 6 May 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
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 6 May 2015.

Cisco PIX Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Cisco PIX
Top 22 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 6 May 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 -34 53 £310 +12.72% 19
London -4 29 £310 +30.52% 2
South East -22 12 £275 -16.66% 8
Berkshire -11 10 £275 -9.09% 6
East of England +7 3 £293 - 1
South West +3 3 £300 +71.42% 3
Devon -1 3 £300 +71.42%
Exeter -5 3 £300 +71.42%
West Midlands -13 3 £315 +5.00% 1
North West -18 3 - - 1
Birmingham - 3 £315 - 1
City of London +14 2 £438 +59.09% 1
Essex +5 2 £275 -
Surrey +4 2 £340 -11.11% 1
Reading -11 2 £275 -9.09% 1
Liverpool - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Hertfordshire -3 1 £310 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £310 -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 - - 1

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Cisco
2 103 (90.35%) Firewall
2 103 (90.35%) Cisco ASA
3 99 (86.84%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (53.51%) Network Security
5 57 (50.00%) CCNP
6 52 (45.61%) CheckPoint
7 49 (42.98%) F5
8 48 (42.11%) BGP
9 45 (39.47%) VPN
10 43 (37.72%) Juniper
11 40 (35.09%) OSPF
12 38 (33.33%) CCNA
12 38 (33.33%) Load Balancing
13 32 (28.07%) VoIP
13 32 (28.07%) IPsec
14 29 (25.44%) NetScreen
15 25 (21.93%) Citrix
16 24 (21.05%) WAN
16 24 (21.05%) MPLS
17 23 (20.18%) CCIE
17 23 (20.18%) Network Management
18 22 (19.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 22 (19.30%) Degree
19 21 (18.42%) Cisco IOS
19 21 (18.42%) Security Cleared
20 20 (17.54%) SolarWinds
21 19 (16.67%) TACACS
21 19 (16.67%) CCSA
22 18 (15.79%) CCSE

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.63%) Lync
1 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 103 (90.35%) Firewall
1 103 (90.35%) Cisco ASA
2 61 (53.51%) Network Security
3 48 (42.11%) BGP
4 45 (39.47%) VPN
5 40 (35.09%) OSPF
6 32 (28.07%) IPsec
6 32 (28.07%) VoIP
7 29 (25.44%) NetScreen
8 24 (21.05%) MPLS
8 24 (21.05%) WAN
9 22 (19.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 21 (18.42%) Cisco IOS
11 19 (16.67%) TACACS
12 17 (14.91%) EIGRP
12 17 (14.91%) Wireless
12 17 (14.91%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (14.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 15 (13.16%) RIP
14 14 (12.28%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Ant
General
1 13 (11.40%) Finance
2 12 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.75%) Banking
3 2 (1.75%) Retail
3 2 (1.75%) Billing
4 1 (0.88%) Back Office
4 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 68 (59.65%) Network Engineer
2 16 (14.04%) Security Engineer
3 14 (12.28%) Network Support
4 13 (11.40%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (10.53%) Design Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Network Design Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Consultant
7 7 (6.14%) IP Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Network Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Network Consultant
9 4 (3.51%) Security Consultant
9 4 (3.51%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (2.63%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) CSS
2 2 (1.75%) WAP
2 2 (1.75%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.63%) Hedge funds
2 3 (2.63%) NHS
3 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.91%) Windows
2 7 (6.14%) Linux
3 6 (5.26%) UNIX
4 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.63%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.63%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.88%) Solaris
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 23 (20.18%) Network Management
3 18 (15.79%) Network Design
4 17 (14.91%) ITIL
5 12 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (7.02%) E-Commerce
6 8 (7.02%) Service Management
6 8 (7.02%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.14%) Migration
7 7 (6.14%) Kanban
7 7 (6.14%) Scrum
8 5 (4.39%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (4.39%) Network Architecture
9 4 (3.51%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (3.51%) Fault Management
9 4 (3.51%) CRM
9 4 (3.51%) Workflow
10 3 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.63%) Change Management
10 3 (2.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.63%) SQL
2 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 99 (86.84%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (50.00%) CCNP
3 38 (33.33%) CCNA
4 23 (20.18%) CCIE
5 22 (19.30%) Degree
6 21 (18.42%) Security Cleared
7 19 (16.67%) CCSA
8 18 (15.79%) CCSE
9 14 (12.28%) SC Cleared
9 14 (12.28%) CCSP
10 7 (6.14%) CISSP
11 6 (5.26%) CCDP
11 6 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (3.51%) DV Cleared
13 3 (2.63%) JNCIS
13 3 (2.63%) MCITP
13 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (2.63%) CCA
13 3 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (2.63%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.16%) SLA
2 5 (4.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.63%) XenApp
2 3 (2.63%) XenDesktop
2 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.75%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (12.28%) RANCID
2 9 (7.89%) FortiGate
3 7 (6.14%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (4.39%) OpenView
5 3 (2.63%) SCOM
6 2 (1.75%) Netcool
7 1 (0.88%) Cacti
7 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 114 (100.00%) Cisco
2 52 (45.61%) CheckPoint
3 49 (42.98%) F5
4 43 (37.72%) Juniper
5 25 (21.93%) Citrix
6 20 (17.54%) SolarWinds
7 14 (12.28%) Infoblox
7 14 (12.28%) Nokia
8 12 (10.53%) VMware
9 11 (9.65%) Microsoft
10 10 (8.77%) Blue Coat
10 10 (8.77%) Fortinet
11 8 (7.02%) HP
12 7 (6.14%) Radware
13 6 (5.26%) Tufin
13 6 (5.26%) IronPort
14 5 (4.39%) Redback
15 4 (3.51%) Crossbeam
16 2 (1.75%) Nortel
16 2 (1.75%) Remedy
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