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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 520 502 432
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -70
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 86 77 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 1.08% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 46 60
Average daily rate
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£281 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.78% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £198 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £402 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.01% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.38 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.07% -20.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £22.68 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £28.08 £34.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+47.72% -31.25%

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
8217 7116 8906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.53% 13.50% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4453 3843 4029
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 414 695
Average hourly rate £21.88 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.15 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 2014.

Cisco PIX Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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 82 £275 -11.29% 19
South East -6 27 £400 -34.95% 8
London +4 26 £325 +4.83% 4
Berkshire +18 21 £438 - 3
South West -20 21 £175 - 3
Devon -1 13 £175 +6.06% 2
Exeter -5 13 £175 +6.06% 2
City of London +21 7 £425 +17.31%
Reading +8 3 £255 - 2
Surrey 0 3 £360 - 3
West Midlands -12 3 - - 3
Guildford - 3 £360 -
Slough +1 2 - -
Warwickshire -8 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £338 - 1
Newbury - 1 £425 -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Maidstone - - - -
Hull - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 2
Leeds - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Derby - - - -
Dorking - - - -

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 167 (100.00%) Cisco
2 155 (92.81%) Firewall
3 110 (65.87%) CheckPoint
4 101 (60.48%) Cisco Certification
4 101 (60.48%) Cisco ASA
5 78 (46.71%) Juniper
6 75 (44.91%) VPN
7 70 (41.92%) CCNP
8 58 (34.73%) BGP
9 50 (29.94%) MPLS
10 48 (28.74%) OSPF
10 48 (28.74%) Network Management
11 44 (26.35%) F5
11 44 (26.35%) ITIL
12 42 (25.15%) Windows
12 42 (25.15%) IPsec
13 41 (24.55%) FWSM
14 39 (23.35%) VoIP
14 39 (23.35%) SNMP
15 38 (22.75%) CCIE
16 36 (21.56%) Load Balancing
16 36 (21.56%) WAN
17 34 (20.36%) Network Security
18 33 (19.76%) VMware
18 33 (19.76%) Microsoft
19 32 (19.16%) Cisco Nexus
20 30 (17.96%) SLA
20 30 (17.96%) Telecoms
21 28 (16.77%) CCNA
21 28 (16.77%) LAN

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (13.17%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.78%) Apache
3 3 (1.80%) IIS
4 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.60%) WordPress
4 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (13.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Office 365
1 1 (0.60%) IaaS
1 1 (0.60%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 155 (92.81%) Firewall
2 101 (60.48%) Cisco ASA
3 75 (44.91%) VPN
4 58 (34.73%) BGP
5 50 (29.94%) MPLS
6 48 (28.74%) OSPF
7 42 (25.15%) IPsec
8 41 (24.55%) FWSM
9 39 (23.35%) SNMP
9 39 (23.35%) VoIP
10 36 (21.56%) WAN
11 34 (20.36%) Network Security
12 32 (19.16%) Cisco Nexus
13 28 (16.77%) LAN
14 24 (14.37%) BIG-IP
15 21 (12.57%) EIGRP
16 20 (11.98%) Wireless
17 19 (11.38%) DNS
18 17 (10.18%) VLAN
19 12 (7.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.20%) Big Data
2 2 (1.20%) MarkLogic
3 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.60%) Ingres
3 1 (0.60%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Ant
General
1 30 (17.96%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.39%) Finance
3 5 (2.99%) Games
4 2 (1.20%) Banking
4 2 (1.20%) Retail
5 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.60%) Billing
5 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 76 (45.51%) Network Engineer
2 38 (22.75%) Security Engineer
3 29 (17.37%) Cisco Engineer
4 27 (16.17%) IP Engineer
5 26 (15.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 24 (14.37%) Network Security Engineer
7 23 (13.77%) Design Engineer
8 20 (11.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (9.58%) Consultant
10 10 (5.99%) Architect
10 10 (5.99%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 9 (5.39%) Network Design Engineer
11 9 (5.39%) Network Consultant
11 9 (5.39%) Security Consultant
12 8 (4.79%) Senior Design Engineer
13 7 (4.19%) Network Team Leader
13 7 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (4.19%) Team Leader
14 6 (3.59%) IP Network Engineer
14 6 (3.59%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.99%) CSS
2 2 (1.20%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.57%) Thin Client
1 21 (12.57%) Fat Client
2 7 (4.19%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.99%) NHS
3 5 (2.99%) Online Games
4 2 (1.20%) Open Source
4 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.20%) Firmware
4 2 (1.20%) PKI
5 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.60%) Clustering
5 1 (0.60%) SecurID
5 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.15%) Windows
2 22 (13.17%) Solaris
3 9 (5.39%) Linux
4 6 (3.59%) UNIX
5 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.80%) NetWare
6 3 (1.80%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.60%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (28.74%) Network Management
2 44 (26.35%) ITIL
3 36 (21.56%) Load Balancing
4 24 (14.37%) Network Design
5 16 (9.58%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (6.59%) PRINCE2
6 11 (6.59%) Network Architecture
7 10 (5.99%) Problem Management
8 9 (5.39%) Validation
9 8 (4.79%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (4.19%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (4.19%) Demand Forecasting
10 7 (4.19%) eTOM
10 7 (4.19%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.59%) Service Management
12 5 (2.99%) E-Commerce
12 5 (2.99%) Migration
12 5 (2.99%) Change Management
13 4 (2.40%) Project Management
13 4 (2.40%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.60%) Perl
1 1 (0.60%) SQL
1 1 (0.60%) R
Qualifications
1 101 (60.48%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (41.92%) CCNP
3 38 (22.75%) CCIE
4 28 (16.77%) CCNA
5 27 (16.17%) CISSP
6 23 (13.77%) Security Cleared
7 22 (13.17%) CCSP
8 21 (12.57%) SC Cleared
9 20 (11.98%) Check Point Certification
10 19 (11.38%) CCDP
11 18 (10.78%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (5.39%) Degree
13 5 (2.99%) CCVP
14 4 (2.40%) CCSE
14 4 (2.40%) CCSA
15 3 (1.80%) CCDA
16 2 (1.20%) CCA
16 2 (1.20%) CCDE
17 1 (0.60%) CITP
17 1 (0.60%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (17.96%) SLA
2 22 (13.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.20%) COBIT
4 1 (0.60%) QA
4 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.60%) GPG13
System Software
1 23 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.38%) ProxySG
3 9 (5.39%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.20%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.20%) Nmap
5 1 (0.60%) Squid
5 1 (0.60%) Snort
5 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.60%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.60%) UAG
5 1 (0.60%) KVM
5 1 (0.60%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 17 (10.18%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.80%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (1.80%) Nessus
2 3 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.20%) Netcool
3 2 (1.20%) OpenView
4 1 (0.60%) Legato
4 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.60%) RANCID
Vendors
1 167 (100.00%) Cisco
2 110 (65.87%) CheckPoint
3 78 (46.71%) Juniper
4 44 (26.35%) F5
5 33 (19.76%) Microsoft
5 33 (19.76%) VMware
6 25 (14.97%) Nokia
7 23 (13.77%) Blue Coat
8 21 (12.57%) Radware
9 20 (11.98%) Redback
10 13 (7.78%) Ericsson
11 11 (6.59%) Fortinet
12 9 (5.39%) Huawei
13 7 (4.19%) Citrix
14 6 (3.59%) McAfee
15 4 (2.40%) Websense
15 4 (2.40%) Nortel
15 4 (2.40%) HP
16 3 (1.80%) Novell
16 3 (1.80%) Red Hat
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