The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bedfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 25 16 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Contract jobs citing Cisco 20 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.55% 6.81% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category 10.10% 14.29% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 0
Average daily rate £313 £193 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
198 91 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 45.00% 47.64% 37.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 56 50
Average daily rate £400 £325 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £168 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.30 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cisco
East of England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +2 7 £270 +50.00% 2
Dunstable -4 3 £475 +5.55%
Luton - - - - 1
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (37.50%) Juniper
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) CCNP
3 8 (33.33%) Network Design
3 8 (33.33%) Network Security
4 6 (25.00%) F5
4 6 (25.00%) Finance
4 6 (25.00%) CCDP
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) Windows
5 5 (20.83%) Firewall
5 5 (20.83%) McAfee
5 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) iPhone
6 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 4 (16.67%) LANDesk
6 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
6 4 (16.67%) VMware
6 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 4 (16.67%) LAN
6 4 (16.67%) Dell
7 3 (12.50%) A+ Certification
7 3 (12.50%) CCNA
7 3 (12.50%) WAN
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) NetApp
7 3 (12.50%) Change Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Network Security
2 5 (20.83%) Firewall
3 4 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (12.50%) WAN
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (8.33%) Wireless Security
5 2 (8.33%) OSPF
5 2 (8.33%) Wireless
5 2 (8.33%) BGP
5 2 (8.33%) VPN
5 2 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (4.17%) SAN
6 1 (4.17%) DHCP
6 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Network Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) iPhone
1 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Network Design
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.17%) Time Management
6 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (33.33%) CCNP
3 6 (25.00%) CCDP
4 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) A+ Certification
5 3 (12.50%) CCNA
6 2 (8.33%) MCSE
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (4.17%) CCIP
7 1 (4.17%) CCSP
7 1 (4.17%) MCSA
7 1 (4.17%) MCP
7 1 (4.17%) MCDST
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.17%) XenMobile
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Juniper
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) F5
3 5 (20.83%) McAfee
4 4 (16.67%) LANDesk
4 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (16.67%) Dell
5 3 (12.50%) NetApp
6 2 (8.33%) Altiris
6 2 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) IBM
7 1 (4.17%) Sophos
7 1 (4.17%) Mitel
7 1 (4.17%) Polycom
7 1 (4.17%) Panasonic