The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 29 June 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.

Cisco PIX
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 611 598 606
Rank change year-on-year -13 +8  
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 3 51 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.095% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.046% 0.59% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 32 26
UK median daily rate - £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.98%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £315
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £51.67
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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6455 8694 8061
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.70% 16.19% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10117 13736 12668
UK median daily rate £400 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +9.29%  
10th Percentile £208 £228 £206
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1010 1069 1117
UK median hourly rate £28.27 £28.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.82% +24.83%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.69% +36.95%  

Cisco PIX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cisco PIX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco PIX in the UK

Cisco PIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco PIX in the UK

Cisco PIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco PIX in the UK

Cisco PIX
Top 4 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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
England -13 3 - - 5
London -4 2 - - 1
North of England +56 1 - - 1
UK excluding London +25 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 with a requirement for Cisco PIX.

1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (82.35%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (52.94%) Juniper
5 8 (47.06%) VPN
5 8 (47.06%) CheckPoint
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (41.18%) CCNA
7 6 (35.29%) LAN
7 6 (35.29%) F5
8 5 (29.41%) Network Security
8 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
8 5 (29.41%) CCNP
9 4 (23.53%) IP Telephony
9 4 (23.53%) VMware
9 4 (23.53%) Wireless
9 4 (23.53%) Windows
10 3 (17.65%) CSS
10 3 (17.65%) VoIP
10 3 (17.65%) WLAN
10 3 (17.65%) WAN
10 3 (17.65%) DHCP
10 3 (17.65%) CCIE
10 3 (17.65%) DNS
10 3 (17.65%) Linux
10 3 (17.65%) CCDA
10 3 (17.65%) CCDP
10 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
10 3 (17.65%) Dell
10 3 (17.65%) Intel

Cisco PIX
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (5.88%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) Firewall
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (47.06%) VPN
4 6 (35.29%) LAN
5 5 (29.41%) Network Security
6 4 (23.53%) IP Telephony
6 4 (23.53%) Wireless
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (17.65%) DHCP
7 3 (17.65%) DNS
7 3 (17.65%) MPLS
7 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
7 3 (17.65%) VLAN
7 3 (17.65%) VoIP
7 3 (17.65%) WAN
7 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (17.65%) WLAN
8 2 (11.76%) Multicast
General
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Support
4 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Solaris
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Application Packaging
1 3 (17.65%) Information Security
1 3 (17.65%) Network Design
1 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
3 1 (5.88%) SIEM
3 1 (5.88%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CCNA
3 5 (29.41%) CCNP
4 3 (17.65%) CCDA
4 3 (17.65%) CCDP
4 3 (17.65%) CCIE
4 3 (17.65%) CCVP
5 2 (11.76%) CISA
5 2 (11.76%) CISM
5 2 (11.76%) CISSP
6 1 (5.88%) CCSA
6 1 (5.88%) CCSE
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
6 1 (5.88%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cacti
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) Juniper
3 8 (47.06%) CheckPoint
4 6 (35.29%) F5
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Dell
6 3 (17.65%) Intel
6 3 (17.65%) LANDesk
6 3 (17.65%) NetApp
6 3 (17.65%) Nokia
7 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
7 2 (11.76%) Sourcefire
8 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
8 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
8 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds