Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 818 748
Rank change year-on-year -42 -70 -25
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 19 70 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.067% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.43% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 47 75
UK median daily rate £410 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +20.00% +22.55%
10th Percentile £300 £189 £204
90th Percentile £494 £475 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £315
% change year-on-year +17.14% +11.11% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 14
UK median hourly rate - - £21.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.53

Cisco PIX is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 14042 16143 15907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.73% 15.52% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8538 9754 9202
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £215 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 739 823 1028
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +17.07% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.78 £48.30 £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.66 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -25.35% +21.95% +2.50%

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco PIX over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 13 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 18 £410 +2.50% 4
UK excluding London +9 17 £410 +17.14% 4
East of England -12 7 £363 -3.33%
North of England +62 6 £410 +17.14% 1
North West +22 4 £410 +17.14%
Midlands +16 2 £258 -42.78%
London -37 2 £448 +7.83% 1
West Midlands +20 1 £215 -52.22%
East Midlands +2 1 £300 -
South East -21 1 - - 2
North East - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
3 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (63.16%) CCNP
5 9 (47.37%) Juniper
5 9 (47.37%) CCNA
5 9 (47.37%) LAN
5 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
6 8 (42.11%) Network Security
7 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
7 6 (31.58%) CCIE
7 6 (31.58%) Forcepoint
7 6 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (31.58%) Blue Coat
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (26.32%) SLA
8 5 (26.32%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (26.32%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (26.32%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (21.05%) Remedy
9 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
10 3 (15.79%) Migration
10 3 (15.79%) VMware
10 3 (15.79%) WAN
10 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
10 3 (15.79%) FWSM
11 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
11 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (10.53%) Windows Server

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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
3 9 (47.37%) LAN
4 8 (42.11%) Network Security
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (15.79%) FWSM
6 3 (15.79%) WAN
7 2 (10.53%) MPLS
7 2 (10.53%) SAN
7 2 (10.53%) VPN
7 2 (10.53%) Wireless
7 2 (10.53%) WLAN
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
8 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
8 1 (5.26%) VPLS
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Network Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Network Design
5 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
5 1 (5.26%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Virtualisation
5 1 (5.26%) Threat Management
5 1 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (63.16%) CCNP
3 9 (47.37%) CCNA
3 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) CCIE
4 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) CCIE Service Provider
5 1 (5.26%) CCSP
5 1 (5.26%) MCP
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) Juniper
3 6 (31.58%) Blue Coat
3 6 (31.58%) Forcepoint
4 5 (26.32%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (21.05%) Remedy
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
7 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
7 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
7 2 (10.53%) Sourcefire
8 1 (5.26%) Avaya
8 1 (5.26%) Citrix
8 1 (5.26%) F5
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.26%) NetApp
8 1 (5.26%) Polycom
8 1 (5.26%) Riverbed