The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 28 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 16 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.06% 4.75% 2.84%
As % of the Vendors category 8.94% 10.55% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £313 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £238 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+41.42% -12.50%
Cisco
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
179 199 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 45.43% 45.02% 44.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 107 51
Average daily rate £425 £400 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable -1 5 £413 -13.15%
Luton +7 2 £190 -36.66% 1
Bedford -7 2 £375 +38.88% 3
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (45.45%) CCNP
3 8 (36.36%) Finance
3 8 (36.36%) WAN
3 8 (36.36%) LAN
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (31.82%) F5
4 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (31.82%) ITIL
5 6 (27.27%) Windows
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) Juniper
6 5 (22.73%) Citrix
6 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (22.73%) VMware
6 5 (22.73%) CCNA
6 5 (22.73%) VoIP
6 5 (22.73%) IP Telephony
7 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (18.18%) MS Office
7 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
8 3 (13.64%) Firewall
8 3 (13.64%) Thin Client
8 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
8 3 (13.64%) DNS
8 3 (13.64%) DHCP
8 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
8 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
8 3 (13.64%) Mitel

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) TeleForm
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) WAN
1 8 (36.36%) LAN
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (22.73%) VoIP
3 5 (22.73%) IP Telephony
4 3 (13.64%) Firewall
4 3 (13.64%) DNS
4 3 (13.64%) DHCP
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security
5 2 (9.09%) VLAN
5 2 (9.09%) VPN
5 2 (9.09%) OSPF
5 2 (9.09%) VRRP
5 2 (9.09%) Internet
5 2 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (4.55%) 802.11
6 1 (4.55%) SAN
6 1 (4.55%) SNMP
6 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Network Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Support
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Thin Client
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
1 3 (13.64%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.09%) iPhone
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
2 2 (9.09%) Network Design
2 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (9.09%) Information Governance
2 2 (9.09%) Network Management
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) Process Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) CRM
3 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.55%) Data Management
3 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (45.45%) CCNP
3 5 (22.73%) CCNA
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.55%) CCSA
5 1 (4.55%) CCDP
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CCSE
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) TickIT
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.55%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) F5
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Juniper
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.64%) Mitel
6 1 (4.55%) Metastorm
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) CommVault
6 1 (4.55%) McAfee
6 1 (4.55%) Sophos
6 1 (4.55%) Sun
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Civica
6 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow