The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 11 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 5.13% 17.07% 13.04%
As % of the Vendors category 7.41% 30.43% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£180 £270 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.81
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.67%
Cisco
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Vendors Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
27 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 69.23% 56.10% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 7
Average daily rate £325 £265 £211
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +25.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £100 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £350 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Bedford region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco.

1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) SonicWALL
5 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) iPhone
5 1 (12.50%) CentOS
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) CCSE
5 1 (12.50%) MCITP
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) CentOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) CCSA
4 1 (12.50%) CCSE
4 1 (12.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) TickIT
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee