The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 28 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 46 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.37% 2.47% 1.68%
As % of the Vendors category 13.77% 7.82% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 16 9
Median daily rate £365 £295 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.72% -4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £373 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +8.33%
Cisco
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
334 294 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.02% 31.61% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 208 237
Median daily rate £370 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £186 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 16
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.75% +25.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £16.35 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.45 £53.90 £21.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 53 (61.63%) Data Centre
2 48 (55.81%) Firewall
3 31 (36.05%) CheckPoint
4 29 (33.72%) Windows
4 29 (33.72%) VPN
5 28 (32.56%) LAN
6 27 (31.40%) Finance
7 25 (29.07%) WAN
8 23 (26.74%) VMware
8 23 (26.74%) Cisco Nexus
9 21 (24.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (22.09%) Nokia
11 18 (20.93%) SLA
11 18 (20.93%) Active Directory
11 18 (20.93%) Wireless
11 18 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (20.93%) F5
12 15 (17.44%) Service Delivery
13 14 (16.28%) CISSP
13 14 (16.28%) Linux
13 14 (16.28%) Office 365
13 14 (16.28%) Network Security
13 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (13.95%) SCCM
14 12 (13.95%) Unified Communications
14 12 (13.95%) Palo Alto
15 11 (12.79%) Demand Management
15 11 (12.79%) SolarWinds
15 11 (12.79%) Windows 7

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.14%) Skype for Business
2 5 (5.81%) Mule
3 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.16%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (16.28%) Office 365
2 6 (6.98%) IaaS
3 1 (1.16%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 48 (55.81%) Firewall
2 29 (33.72%) VPN
3 28 (32.56%) LAN
4 25 (29.07%) WAN
5 23 (26.74%) Cisco Nexus
6 18 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (20.93%) Wireless
7 14 (16.28%) Network Security
8 12 (13.95%) Unified Communications
9 10 (11.63%) DNS
9 10 (11.63%) MPLS
9 10 (11.63%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (10.47%) Cisco ISE
10 9 (10.47%) FWSM
10 9 (10.47%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (9.30%) Cisco IPT
11 8 (9.30%) IP Telephony
11 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
12 7 (8.14%) DHCP
13 6 (6.98%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
General
1 27 (31.40%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.81%) Billing
4 2 (2.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (37.21%) Analyst
2 20 (23.26%) Security Analyst
3 16 (18.60%) Network Analyst
4 15 (17.44%) Network Engineer
5 12 (13.95%) Cisco Analyst
5 12 (13.95%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 11 (12.79%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 11 (12.79%) Network Security Analyst
7 10 (11.63%) Check Point Analyst
7 10 (11.63%) Firewall Analyst
8 9 (10.47%) Architect
8 9 (10.47%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (9.30%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (8.14%) Consultant
11 5 (5.81%) Information Analyst
11 5 (5.81%) Information Security Analyst
11 5 (5.81%) IT Analyst
11 5 (5.81%) Network Technician
11 5 (5.81%) Senior Manager
11 5 (5.81%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) CSS
2 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (61.63%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (10.47%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.98%) Fat Client
3 6 (6.98%) Thin Client
4 4 (4.65%) PKI
5 3 (3.49%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (33.72%) Windows
2 14 (16.28%) Linux
3 11 (12.79%) Windows 7
3 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.98%) Windows 10
6 6 (6.98%) Windows 8
6 6 (6.98%) Windows Server
7 5 (5.81%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.44%) Service Delivery
2 11 (12.79%) Demand Management
3 9 (10.47%) Content Management
3 9 (10.47%) DDoS Mitigation
3 9 (10.47%) Information Security
3 9 (10.47%) Migration
3 9 (10.47%) Security Architecture
3 9 (10.47%) SIEM
4 8 (9.30%) ITIL
4 8 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (8.14%) Network Management
6 6 (6.98%) Network Design
6 6 (6.98%) Threat Management
6 6 (6.98%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.81%) DevOps
7 5 (5.81%) Matrix Management
7 5 (5.81%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.81%) Project Management
7 5 (5.81%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.14%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.98%) SQL
2 6 (6.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) CISSP
2 11 (12.79%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (9.30%) CCNA
3 8 (9.30%) Degree
4 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.65%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.33%) CCNP
8 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.93%) SLA
2 10 (11.63%) PCI DSS
3 9 (10.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (24.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (20.93%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.47%) VMware ESX
4 8 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.30%) XenApp
4 8 (9.30%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.33%) BitLocker
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) SCCM
2 9 (10.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (8.14%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (5.81%) Ansible
4 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (5.81%) Puppet
5 2 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 31 (36.05%) CheckPoint
2 23 (26.74%) VMware
3 19 (22.09%) Nokia
4 18 (20.93%) F5
5 12 (13.95%) Palo Alto
6 11 (12.79%) SolarWinds
7 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
8 9 (10.47%) ArcSight
8 9 (10.47%) CA
8 9 (10.47%) Cyber-Ark
8 9 (10.47%) Forcepoint
8 9 (10.47%) HP
8 9 (10.47%) IronPort
8 9 (10.47%) Juniper
9 8 (9.30%) IBM
10 6 (6.98%) Google
10 6 (6.98%) Oracle
10 6 (6.98%) Wyse
11 5 (5.81%) Dell
11 5 (5.81%) NEC
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