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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 35 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 11 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.71% 1.82% 2.37%
As % of the Vendors category 6.55% 4.00% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
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£250 £413 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% +57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £403 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £423 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.75 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -4.76%
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
168 125 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 41.38% 45.62% 44.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 79 76
Average daily rate £335 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £181 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £450 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -50.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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 +6 6 £250 -41.17% 4
Luton - 1 £270 -
Shefford - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (48.39%) WAN
2 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
3 14 (45.16%) LAN
4 13 (41.94%) CheckPoint
4 13 (41.94%) Firewall
5 11 (35.48%) Network Security
5 11 (35.48%) CCNP
6 10 (32.26%) Windows
7 9 (29.03%) Load Balancing
7 9 (29.03%) CCSA
8 8 (25.81%) CCSE
8 8 (25.81%) MS Visio
8 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
9 7 (22.58%) VPN
9 7 (22.58%) CCNA
9 7 (22.58%) Network Management
10 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (19.35%) CCDP
10 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
10 6 (19.35%) DHCP
10 6 (19.35%) DNS
11 5 (16.13%) BGP
12 4 (12.90%) Terminal Services
12 4 (12.90%) VMware
12 4 (12.90%) IP Telephony
12 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (12.90%) OSPF
12 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
12 4 (12.90%) SAN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
1 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Visio
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
3 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) WAN
2 14 (45.16%) LAN
3 13 (41.94%) Firewall
4 11 (35.48%) Network Security
5 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
6 7 (22.58%) VPN
7 6 (19.35%) DNS
7 6 (19.35%) DHCP
8 5 (16.13%) BGP
9 4 (12.90%) OSPF
9 4 (12.90%) SAN
9 4 (12.90%) IP Telephony
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (9.68%) Wireless
11 2 (6.45%) VLAN
11 2 (6.45%) Wireshark
11 2 (6.45%) tcpdump
11 2 (6.45%) MPLS
12 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
12 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Network Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Security Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Network Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Security Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Network Support
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Wireless Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Server Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Thin Client
1 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
1 3 (9.68%) Fat Client
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) iPhone
3 1 (3.23%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.23%) Handset
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.23%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Load Balancing
2 7 (22.58%) Network Management
3 4 (12.90%) Change Control
4 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Time Management
5 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.23%) Data Management
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (35.48%) CCNP
3 9 (29.03%) CCSA
4 8 (25.81%) CCSE
5 7 (22.58%) CCNA
6 6 (19.35%) CCDP
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (6.45%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (6.45%) MCITP
8 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
8 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) Terminal Services
2 4 (12.90%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) WSUS
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
1 3 (9.68%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 13 (41.94%) CheckPoint
3 4 (12.90%) CommVault
3 4 (12.90%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) Wyse
4 3 (9.68%) SonicWALL
4 3 (9.68%) Dell
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Symantec
5 2 (6.45%) McAfee
5 2 (6.45%) Avaya
5 2 (6.45%) BT
5 2 (6.45%) Riverbed
5 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.45%) LANDesk
5 2 (6.45%) F5
6 1 (3.23%) Aruba
6 1 (3.23%) Aastra
6 1 (3.23%) 3Com
6 1 (3.23%) Civica
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