The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco PIX
England / London
Rank 397 424 387
Rank change year-on-year +27 -37  
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 3 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.018% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.14% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 16
Median daily rate £410 £438 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.28% +41.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £428 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £448 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £250 £318
% change year-on-year +40.00% -21.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2440 2799 2845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.53% 12.69% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1625 1895 1828
Median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 58 85
Median hourly rate £42.25 £21.92 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.74% +1.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.38 £12.83 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

Cisco PIX
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Cisco PIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco PIX in London

Cisco PIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco PIX in London

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for Cisco PIX.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (55.56%) CCNP
5 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
5 4 (44.44%) Fortinet
6 3 (33.33%) F5
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (33.33%) CCNA
6 3 (33.33%) Juniper
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) WAN
7 2 (22.22%) Network Design
7 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
7 2 (22.22%) Network Security
7 2 (22.22%) WLAN
7 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (22.22%) Wireless
7 2 (22.22%) OSPF
7 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
7 2 (22.22%) CCIE
8 1 (11.11%) Degree
8 1 (11.11%) FWSM
8 1 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (11.11%) DMVPN
8 1 (11.11%) HSRP
8 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
8 1 (11.11%) 802.1X

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
4 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) WLAN
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) BGP-4
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
5 1 (11.11%) IPv6
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) NetScreen
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) CCIE
5 1 (11.11%) CCSA
5 1 (11.11%) CCSE
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
5 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cacti
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
2 4 (44.44%) Fortinet
3 3 (33.33%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Cyberoam
4 1 (11.11%) Nokia
4 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds