The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 27 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.

Cisco PIX
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.089% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 307 299 367
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.66% 11.11% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 138 174
Median daily rate £395 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +8.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 43
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -34.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £26.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

Cisco PIX
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Cisco PIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco PIX in the West Midlands

Cisco PIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco PIX in the West Midlands

Cisco PIX
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Solihull - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
Cisco PIX
England

Cisco PIX
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco PIX.

1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (71.43%) Network Design
3 5 (71.43%) F5
3 5 (71.43%) Nokia
3 5 (71.43%) CCVP
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 5 (71.43%) CCDA
3 5 (71.43%) CCDP
3 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
4 4 (57.14%) VoIP
4 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 4 (57.14%) IP Telephony
4 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
4 4 (57.14%) Unified Communications
5 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 1 (14.29%) iPad
5 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire
5 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection

Cisco PIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) IP Telephony
4 4 (57.14%) Unified Communications
4 4 (57.14%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) SSL
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Network Design
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCDA
1 5 (71.43%) CCDP
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) CCVP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
3 5 (71.43%) F5
3 5 (71.43%) Nokia
4 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire
4 1 (14.29%) VMware