The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 62 79 70
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9  
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 0.40% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 1.32% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £400 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £250 £318
% change year-on-year +40.00% -21.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 147 303 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.97% 30.06% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 160 81
Median daily rate £450 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +12.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 2
Median hourly rate £53.75 £63.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.68% +193.02%  
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Cisco PIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco PIX in Reading

Cisco PIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco PIX in Reading

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Cisco PIX.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) CCVP
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris

Cisco PIX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCDA
1 1 (50.00%) CCDP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCVP
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire