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 22 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 140 118
Contract jobs citing Cisco PIX 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.033% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.25% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29%  
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 309 401 362
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.24% 13.33% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 215 211
Median daily rate £400 £358 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% +5.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 35
Median hourly rate £31.00 £21.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.18% +26.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £9.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £37.50 £28.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco PIX in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco PIX in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco PIX.

1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto

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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Security Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
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
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) VMware