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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 31 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 15 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 5.88% 4.67% 3.55%
As % of the Vendors category 16.30% 18.87% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £319 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £110 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £349 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.22% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £10.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -14.28%
Cisco
East Sussex

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
92 53 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 36.08% 24.77% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 28 24
Average daily rate £400 £333 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -14.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 2
Average hourly rate £31.15 £10.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+211.50% -53.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £10.00 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £15.00 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015, 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 23 (62.16%) VMware
2 17 (45.95%) Windows
3 15 (40.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (37.84%) SAN
5 12 (32.43%) Firewall
6 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (27.03%) ITIL
8 9 (24.32%) NetApp
8 9 (24.32%) WAN
8 9 (24.32%) VCDX
9 8 (21.62%) CCNA
9 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (18.92%) DNS
10 7 (18.92%) Avaya
10 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
10 7 (18.92%) DHCP
10 7 (18.92%) VoIP
10 7 (18.92%) UNIX
10 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
10 7 (18.92%) Clustering
11 6 (16.22%) NAS
11 6 (16.22%) SCCM
11 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
11 6 (16.22%) Solaris
11 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
11 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
11 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (13.51%) HP
12 5 (13.51%) SQL

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) SAS
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.81%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) SAN
2 12 (32.43%) Firewall
3 9 (24.32%) WAN
4 7 (18.92%) DNS
4 7 (18.92%) DHCP
4 7 (18.92%) VoIP
5 6 (16.22%) NAS
5 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
6 5 (13.51%) LAN
6 5 (13.51%) VLAN
6 5 (13.51%) iSCSI
7 3 (8.11%) WLAN
7 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (8.11%) Wireless
8 1 (2.70%) VPN
8 1 (2.70%) MPLS
8 1 (2.70%) OSPF
8 1 (2.70%) BGP
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.41%) Retail
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) VMware Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Design Authority
7 2 (5.41%) Principal Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) IT Support Technician
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) GIS
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (18.92%) UNIX
3 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
4 6 (16.22%) Solaris
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (10.81%) Linux
7 1 (2.70%) SUSE
7 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.81%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (10.81%) Document Management
3 4 (10.81%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (10.81%) CRM
4 3 (8.11%) Change Management
4 3 (8.11%) MSF
5 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.41%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.70%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (24.32%) VCDX
3 8 (21.62%) CCNA
3 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (13.51%) MCSE
6 2 (5.41%) Degree
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.70%) MCP
7 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.70%) MCTS
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.51%) vCloud
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCCM
2 4 (10.81%) Nagios
3 2 (5.41%) NetCrunch
4 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) VMware
2 9 (24.32%) NetApp
3 7 (18.92%) Avaya
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.51%) HP
6 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds
6 4 (10.81%) EMC
6 4 (10.81%) Juniper
7 2 (5.41%) Splunk
7 2 (5.41%) Google
7 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.70%) BT