The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 28 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 5.05% 3.39% 7.27%
As % of the Vendors category 23.73% 12.24% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £238 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.72% -37.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.91 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Vendors Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
59 49 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 21.30% 27.68% 35.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 44
Average daily rate £375 £350 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £212 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 7 (43.75%) SAN
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) VCDX
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 4 (25.00%) HP
7 4 (25.00%) EMC
7 4 (25.00%) COM+
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) IIS
7 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (25.00%) Firewall
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
8 3 (18.75%) SAS
8 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 3 (18.75%) DHCP
8 3 (18.75%) CCNA
8 3 (18.75%) DNS
8 3 (18.75%) NetApp
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) SAS
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
4 2 (12.50%) NAS
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) VoIP
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Principal Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) CRM
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 2 (12.50%) Document Management
2 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) VBScript
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (31.25%) VCDX
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (18.75%) CCNA
4 2 (12.50%) MCSE
5 1 (6.25%) MCP
5 1 (6.25%) CCA
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.25%) MCTS
5 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) vCloud
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Nagios
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) NetCrunch
2 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) EMC
3 3 (18.75%) Juniper
3 3 (18.75%) NetApp
4 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 2 (12.50%) Splunk
4 2 (12.50%) Avaya
4 2 (12.50%) Google
5 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard
5 1 (6.25%) Veeam
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix