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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 47 65 45
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -20
Contract jobs citing Cisco 24 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.81% 0.94% 2.19%
As % of the Vendors category 7.41% 2.41% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £226 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.09% +12.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £130 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £372 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.81
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.67%
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
324 332 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.98% 39.20% 45.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 209 159
Average daily rate £360 £364 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% +11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.52 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 29 (69.05%) Firewall
2 18 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (38.10%) CheckPoint
4 15 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (33.33%) CCNA
6 10 (23.81%) Wireless
6 10 (23.81%) CCNP
6 10 (23.81%) VPN
6 10 (23.81%) Windows
7 8 (19.05%) OSPF
7 8 (19.05%) Finance
7 8 (19.05%) Network Management
7 8 (19.05%) FWSM
7 8 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (16.67%) Unified Communications
8 7 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
8 7 (16.67%) SolarWinds
8 7 (16.67%) IP Telephony
8 7 (16.67%) Blue Coat
8 7 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
8 7 (16.67%) IronPort
8 7 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (16.67%) MPLS
8 7 (16.67%) BGP
8 7 (16.67%) IBM
8 7 (16.67%) CA
8 7 (16.67%) Nokia
8 7 (16.67%) HP
8 7 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
9 6 (14.29%) LAN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (2.38%) IIS
1 1 (2.38%) Apache
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (69.05%) Firewall
2 18 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (23.81%) Wireless
3 10 (23.81%) VPN
4 8 (19.05%) OSPF
4 8 (19.05%) FWSM
4 8 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 7 (16.67%) MPLS
5 7 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
5 7 (16.67%) BGP
5 7 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 7 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
6 6 (14.29%) LAN
7 5 (11.90%) WAN
7 5 (11.90%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (11.90%) Network Security
8 2 (4.76%) VLAN
8 2 (4.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) MySQL
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Analyst
2 16 (38.10%) Network Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Network Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Senior Network Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Firewall Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Support Technician
9 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.38%) Security Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Delivery Project Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
1 1 (2.38%) Economics
1 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Network Management
2 6 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (9.52%) ITIL
3 4 (9.52%) Migration
3 4 (9.52%) Network Design
4 1 (2.38%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.38%) B2B
4 1 (2.38%) Project Management
4 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.38%) Change Management
4 1 (2.38%) Validation
4 1 (2.38%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.38%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.38%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C
1 1 (2.38%) Java
1 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (33.33%) CCNA
3 10 (23.81%) CCNP
4 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) CCIE
6 1 (2.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.14%) XenApp
4 2 (4.76%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.38%) Netcool
2 1 (2.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) CheckPoint
2 7 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 7 (16.67%) IBM
2 7 (16.67%) HP
2 7 (16.67%) CA
2 7 (16.67%) Nokia
2 7 (16.67%) IronPort
2 7 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 6 (14.29%) VMware
4 4 (9.52%) Citrix
4 4 (9.52%) Juniper
5 3 (7.14%) Meraki
6 2 (4.76%) AlgoSec
6 2 (4.76%) Fujitsu
6 2 (4.76%) BT
7 1 (2.38%) Wyse
7 1 (2.38%) Remedy
7 1 (2.38%) AppSense
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.38%) EMC
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Rate: £275 - £315 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 days ago