The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cisco PIX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco PIX over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco PIX
UK / England
Rank 575 581 546
Rank change year-on-year +6 -35  
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 10 34 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.069% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.47% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 25
Median daily rate £375 £288 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -7.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £164 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £250 £318
% change year-on-year +40.00% -21.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £51.67

Cisco PIX is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6130 7247 7191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.67% 14.78% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3787 4381 3969
Median daily rate £405 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 309 400
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.66 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.65% +6.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

Cisco PIX
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Cisco PIX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco PIX in England

Cisco PIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco PIX in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco PIX in England

Cisco PIX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco PIX in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco PIX in England

Cisco PIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco PIX in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco PIX in England

Cisco PIX
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco PIX within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 3 £410 -6.28% 1
East Midlands -3 3 £300 -
South East -3 2 £400 +100.00% 1
West Midlands - 2 £375 -
Cisco PIX
UK

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco PIX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Cisco PIX.

1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (93.33%) Firewall
3 24 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 17 (56.67%) LAN
5 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (50.00%) VPN
6 15 (50.00%) Juniper
7 14 (46.67%) F5
8 12 (40.00%) CCNP
9 11 (36.67%) CCNA
10 10 (33.33%) WAN
10 10 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
11 9 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (30.00%) Wireless
11 9 (30.00%) Network Security
12 8 (26.67%) Network Design
12 8 (26.67%) Nokia
12 8 (26.67%) VoIP
13 7 (23.33%) CCDA
13 7 (23.33%) CCDP
13 7 (23.33%) CSS
13 7 (23.33%) MPLS
13 7 (23.33%) CCVP
14 5 (16.67%) VMware
14 5 (16.67%) IP Telephony
14 5 (16.67%) VLAN
14 5 (16.67%) Fortinet
14 5 (16.67%) ITIL

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 28 (93.33%) Firewall
2 24 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (56.67%) LAN
4 15 (50.00%) VPN
5 10 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (33.33%) WAN
6 9 (30.00%) Network Security
6 9 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (30.00%) Wireless
7 8 (26.67%) VoIP
8 7 (23.33%) MPLS
9 5 (16.67%) DHCP
9 5 (16.67%) DNS
9 5 (16.67%) IP Telephony
9 5 (16.67%) VLAN
9 5 (16.67%) WLAN
10 4 (13.33%) IPsec
10 4 (13.33%) Unified Communications
11 3 (10.00%) BIG-IP
11 3 (10.00%) SSL
General
1 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Publishing
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support
5 2 (6.67%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.33%) Windows NT
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Network Design
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.00%) Application Packaging
4 3 (10.00%) Change Control
4 3 (10.00%) Information Security
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.33%) DNA
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) SIEM
6 1 (3.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (40.00%) CCNP
3 11 (36.67%) CCNA
4 7 (23.33%) CCDA
4 7 (23.33%) CCDP
4 7 (23.33%) CCVP
5 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) CCIE
6 2 (6.67%) CISA
6 2 (6.67%) CISM
6 2 (6.67%) CISSP
7 1 (3.33%) CCA
7 1 (3.33%) CCSA
7 1 (3.33%) CCSE
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.33%) Degree
7 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.33%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) XenApp
2 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) AppDNA
2 1 (3.33%) Cacti
2 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 15 (50.00%) Juniper
4 14 (46.67%) F5
5 8 (26.67%) Nokia
6 5 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 5 (16.67%) VMware
7 4 (13.33%) Blue Coat
8 3 (10.00%) Aruba
8 3 (10.00%) Dell
8 3 (10.00%) Intel
8 3 (10.00%) LANDesk
8 3 (10.00%) NetApp
9 2 (6.67%) Forcepoint
9 2 (6.67%) Remedy
9 2 (6.67%) Sourcefire
10 1 (3.33%) Clearswift
10 1 (3.33%) Cyberoam
10 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
10 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto