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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 8 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 15.38% 1.92% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 4.76% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +64.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.63 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+1.73% -2.80%
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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
60 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 76.92% 40.38% 64.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 14 14
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 August 2014, 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 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) CCNP
3 7 (46.67%) LAN
3 7 (46.67%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (33.33%) CCNA
4 5 (33.33%) CCDP
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) CCSA
4 5 (33.33%) Network Security
4 5 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 5 (33.33%) Network Management
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (26.67%) F5
5 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) McAfee
6 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (20.00%) LANDesk
6 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (20.00%) Time Management
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (20.00%) iPhone
6 3 (20.00%) Change Control

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) LAN
1 7 (46.67%) WAN
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Network Security
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (13.33%) tcpdump
4 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 2 (13.33%) VLAN
4 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
4 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) OSPF
4 2 (13.33%) BGP
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Network Support
3 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Network Management
2 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Time Management
3 3 (20.00%) Change Control
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CCNP
3 5 (33.33%) CCNA
3 5 (33.33%) CCDP
3 5 (33.33%) CCSA
4 2 (13.33%) CCSE
4 2 (13.33%) A+ Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) MCSE
5 1 (6.67%) MCDST
5 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 4 (26.67%) McAfee
3 4 (26.67%) F5
4 3 (20.00%) LANDesk
5 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.67%) Panasonic
6 1 (6.67%) Sophos
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
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