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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 29 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 23 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.75% 5.11% 6.53%
As % of the Vendors category 11.22% 11.57% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £285 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
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
205 121 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 42.36% 44.16% 57.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 66 123
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £8.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £22.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 September 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 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bedford +7 9 £338 +12.50% 1
Luton -20 5 £275 +10.00% 2
Shefford - - - - 1
Dunstable - - - -
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (43.24%) LAN
3 16 (43.24%) WAN
3 16 (43.24%) TCP/IP
4 14 (37.84%) CheckPoint
4 14 (37.84%) Network Security
5 12 (32.43%) Firewall
5 12 (32.43%) Windows
6 11 (29.73%) CCNP
7 9 (24.32%) CCSA
7 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
8 8 (21.62%) DNS
9 7 (18.92%) CCDP
9 7 (18.92%) DHCP
9 7 (18.92%) MS Visio
9 7 (18.92%) CCSE
9 7 (18.92%) Network Management
9 7 (18.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (16.22%) Change Control
10 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (16.22%) VMware
10 6 (16.22%) VPN
10 6 (16.22%) CCNA
11 5 (13.51%) SAN
11 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
11 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
11 5 (13.51%) HP
11 5 (13.51%) SLA
11 5 (13.51%) ITIL

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) LAN
1 16 (43.24%) WAN
1 16 (43.24%) TCP/IP
2 14 (37.84%) Network Security
3 12 (32.43%) Firewall
4 8 (21.62%) DNS
5 7 (18.92%) DHCP
5 7 (18.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (16.22%) VPN
7 5 (13.51%) SAN
8 4 (10.81%) OSPF
8 4 (10.81%) BGP
9 3 (8.11%) iSCSI
9 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (5.41%) tcpdump
10 2 (5.41%) Wireless
10 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
10 2 (5.41%) VLAN
10 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
10 2 (5.41%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (8.11%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Network Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Security Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Network Security Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Network Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Security Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Network Support
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Fat Client
2 3 (8.11%) iPhone
2 3 (8.11%) Thin Client
2 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
2 7 (18.92%) Network Management
3 6 (16.22%) Change Control
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
5 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Time Management
7 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.70%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.70%) Validation
7 1 (2.70%) Migration
7 1 (2.70%) Change Management
7 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (29.73%) CCNP
3 9 (24.32%) CCSA
4 7 (18.92%) CCSE
4 7 (18.92%) CCDP
5 6 (16.22%) CCNA
6 3 (8.11%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (5.41%) A+ Certification
7 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.41%) MCSE
8 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.70%) MCITP
8 1 (2.70%) Degree
8 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
8 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.70%) VCP5
8 1 (2.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
1 5 (13.51%) vSphere
2 4 (10.81%) Terminal Services
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.70%) XenApp
4 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.70%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) WSUS
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
1 3 (8.11%) SCOM
1 3 (8.11%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) CheckPoint
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
4 5 (13.51%) HP
4 5 (13.51%) Riverbed
5 4 (10.81%) F5
6 3 (8.11%) Juniper
6 3 (8.11%) CommVault
6 3 (8.11%) LANDesk
6 3 (8.11%) Wyse
6 3 (8.11%) McAfee
6 3 (8.11%) NetApp
7 2 (5.41%) BT
7 2 (5.41%) Ericsson
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle
7 2 (5.41%) Citrix
7 2 (5.41%) Aastra
7 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.70%) Dell
8 1 (2.70%) Intel
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