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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco PIX
Rank 516 503 443
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -60
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 97 74 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 1.04% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 41 47
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £275 £356
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -22.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00

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
8494 7098 8320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.55% 13.53% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4807 3899 3950
Average daily rate £363 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 449 618
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 October 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 October 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 -5 95 £250 -23.07% 15
London -2 36 £255 -32.00% 2
South West -14 29 £190 +8.57% 6
South East -19 23 £368 +19.51% 3
Berkshire +4 13 £373 +86.25%
Slough -3 6 £373 -
Guildford - 6 £368 -
Surrey - 6 £368 - 2
City of London +8 5 £365 -8.75% 1
West Midlands -14 4 £400 +77.77% 1
Warwickshire - 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £338 - 1
Warwick - 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Reading +2 1 £350 +75.00%
Newbury - 1 £425 -
Leeds - 1 £325 -
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
South Wales - - - - 3
Wales - - - - 3
Scotland - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Chiswick - - - -

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Cisco
2 171 (94.48%) Firewall
3 121 (66.85%) CheckPoint
4 118 (65.19%) Cisco Certification
5 113 (62.43%) Cisco ASA
6 80 (44.20%) VPN
7 78 (43.09%) CCNP
8 72 (39.78%) Juniper
9 64 (35.36%) BGP
10 49 (27.07%) WAN
11 48 (26.52%) CCNA
12 47 (25.97%) ITIL
13 46 (25.41%) IPsec
13 46 (25.41%) F5
14 45 (24.86%) Network Security
14 45 (24.86%) Windows
15 44 (24.31%) MPLS
16 42 (23.20%) OSPF
17 41 (22.65%) CCIE
18 40 (22.10%) VMware
19 39 (21.55%) Microsoft
19 39 (21.55%) SNMP
20 38 (20.99%) Nokia
20 38 (20.99%) FWSM
21 35 (19.34%) VoIP
21 35 (19.34%) Network Management
22 34 (18.78%) Load Balancing
23 33 (18.23%) Telecoms
24 32 (17.68%) SLA
24 32 (17.68%) Network Design

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 (13.26%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.31%) Apache
3 2 (1.10%) IIS
4 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (13.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 171 (94.48%) Firewall
2 113 (62.43%) Cisco ASA
3 80 (44.20%) VPN
4 64 (35.36%) BGP
5 49 (27.07%) WAN
6 46 (25.41%) IPsec
7 45 (24.86%) Network Security
8 44 (24.31%) MPLS
9 42 (23.20%) OSPF
10 39 (21.55%) SNMP
11 38 (20.99%) FWSM
12 35 (19.34%) VoIP
13 31 (17.13%) LAN
14 30 (16.57%) EIGRP
15 26 (14.36%) BIG-IP
16 19 (10.50%) Cisco Nexus
16 19 (10.50%) RIP
17 17 (9.39%) Wireless
18 16 (8.84%) VLAN
19 15 (8.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.10%) Hadoop
1 2 (1.10%) Big Data
1 2 (1.10%) MarkLogic
1 2 (1.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.55%) Ingres
2 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Ant
1 1 (0.55%) JIRA
General
1 33 (18.23%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.52%) Finance
3 5 (2.76%) Games
4 4 (2.21%) Retail
5 3 (1.66%) Billing
5 3 (1.66%) Back Office
6 1 (0.55%) Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 84 (46.41%) Network Engineer
2 30 (16.57%) Security Engineer
3 27 (14.92%) Cisco Engineer
4 24 (13.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 24 (13.26%) IP Engineer
5 22 (12.15%) Network Security Engineer
5 22 (12.15%) Consultant
6 20 (11.05%) Design Engineer
7 15 (8.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (6.08%) Architect
8 11 (6.08%) Network Consultant
9 10 (5.52%) Security Consultant
9 10 (5.52%) Network Design Engineer
10 9 (4.97%) Network Team Leader
10 9 (4.97%) Team Leader
11 8 (4.42%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (4.42%) Network Security Consultant
12 7 (3.87%) Analyst
13 6 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (3.31%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.31%) CSS
2 4 (2.21%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.26%) Thin Client
1 24 (13.26%) Fat Client
2 12 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.87%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.31%) NHS
5 5 (2.76%) Online Games
6 4 (2.21%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.10%) Open Source
7 2 (1.10%) SecurID
7 2 (1.10%) PKI
8 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.86%) Windows
2 25 (13.81%) Solaris
3 8 (4.42%) UNIX
4 5 (2.76%) Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.55%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.97%) ITIL
2 35 (19.34%) Network Management
3 34 (18.78%) Load Balancing
4 32 (17.68%) Network Design
5 16 (8.84%) Network Monitoring
6 14 (7.73%) Risk Assessment
6 14 (7.73%) Problem Management
7 12 (6.63%) Network Architecture
8 9 (4.97%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (4.42%) Mentoring
9 8 (4.42%) PRINCE2
9 8 (4.42%) Validation
10 7 (3.87%) E-Commerce
10 7 (3.87%) eTOM
11 6 (3.31%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.31%) Change Management
11 6 (3.31%) Fault Management
12 5 (2.76%) SIEM
12 5 (2.76%) Migration
12 5 (2.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.55%) R
Qualifications
1 118 (65.19%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (43.09%) CCNP
3 48 (26.52%) CCNA
4 41 (22.65%) CCIE
5 24 (13.26%) Security Cleared
6 22 (12.15%) CCSP
6 22 (12.15%) CISSP
7 19 (10.50%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (10.50%) SC Cleared
8 18 (9.94%) CCDP
9 14 (7.73%) Check Point Certification
10 13 (7.18%) CCSE
11 11 (6.08%) Degree
11 11 (6.08%) CCSA
12 6 (3.31%) CCVP
13 4 (2.21%) CCDA
14 3 (1.66%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
16 1 (0.55%) CCIP
16 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.68%) SLA
2 15 (8.29%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.10%) COBIT
5 1 (0.55%) QA
5 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.55%) GPG13
System Software
1 25 (13.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (9.39%) ProxySG
3 4 (2.21%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.10%) Nmap
5 1 (0.55%) Squid
5 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.55%) Firmware
5 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.55%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (7.18%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.21%) OpenView
2 4 (2.21%) Netcool
3 3 (1.66%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.10%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.10%) Nessus
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.55%) RANCID
5 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 181 (100.00%) Cisco
2 121 (66.85%) CheckPoint
3 72 (39.78%) Juniper
4 46 (25.41%) F5
5 40 (22.10%) VMware
6 39 (21.55%) Microsoft
7 38 (20.99%) Nokia
8 24 (13.26%) Radware
9 23 (12.71%) Blue Coat
10 21 (11.60%) Redback
11 11 (6.08%) Fortinet
12 10 (5.52%) Huawei
12 10 (5.52%) HP
13 9 (4.97%) Ericsson
14 7 (3.87%) Citrix
15 6 (3.31%) SolarWinds
16 5 (2.76%) Nortel
16 5 (2.76%) McAfee
17 4 (2.21%) Websense
17 4 (2.21%) Crossbeam
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