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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 61 49 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 12 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.30% 2.12% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 3.50% 5.28% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 7
Average daily rate
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£245 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £206 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £433 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +2.32%
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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
343 341 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.12% 40.07% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 233 126
Average daily rate £350 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £275 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 17
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £12.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 20 (55.56%) Firewall
2 15 (41.67%) Windows
3 13 (36.11%) CheckPoint
4 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
5 10 (27.78%) Citrix
5 10 (27.78%) Juniper
6 9 (25.00%) DNS
6 9 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 8 (22.22%) VPN
7 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.22%) WAN
8 7 (19.44%) LAN
8 7 (19.44%) ITIL
8 7 (19.44%) MS Office
8 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
8 7 (19.44%) Finance
8 7 (19.44%) VMware
8 7 (19.44%) SolarWinds
8 7 (19.44%) Network Security
9 6 (16.67%) Computer Security
9 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 6 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
9 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (16.67%) Degree
9 6 (16.67%) SCCM
9 6 (16.67%) ArcSight

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 4 (11.11%) IIS
1 4 (11.11%) JBoss
1 4 (11.11%) Apache
1 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (55.56%) Firewall
2 9 (25.00%) DNS
2 9 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (22.22%) WAN
3 8 (22.22%) VPN
4 7 (19.44%) LAN
4 7 (19.44%) Network Security
5 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 6 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (13.89%) VoIP
7 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (11.11%) Wireless
8 3 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (8.33%) FWSM
9 2 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (5.56%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (5.56%) NX-OS
9 2 (5.56%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (5.56%) Unified Communications
9 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) MySQL
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Military
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Network Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Security Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.56%) Installations Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Firewall Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Firewall Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Rollout Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) J2EE
1 4 (11.11%) CSS
2 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 3 (8.33%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.56%) Statistics
5 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.11%) Solaris
5 4 (11.11%) Linux
5 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (11.11%) UNIX
6 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
1 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
2 6 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
2 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (16.67%) Computer Security
2 6 (16.67%) SIEM
3 5 (13.89%) Web Design
3 5 (13.89%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 4 (11.11%) Project Management
4 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.33%) Demand Management
5 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) ITSM
6 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.56%) Network Management
6 2 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
1 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
1 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.33%) CCNP
3 3 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (2.78%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.78%) GCIA
4 1 (2.78%) GSEC
4 1 (2.78%) MCITP
4 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
1 3 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) ISA Server
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.11%) XenApp
3 3 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (8.33%) BitLocker
3 3 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) CheckPoint
2 10 (27.78%) Citrix
2 10 (27.78%) Juniper
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 7 (19.44%) SolarWinds
4 7 (19.44%) VMware
5 6 (16.67%) ArcSight
6 5 (13.89%) CA
7 4 (11.11%) BEA
7 4 (11.11%) Sun
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle
7 4 (11.11%) AppSense
7 4 (11.11%) Ektron
7 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 3 (8.33%) Meraki
8 3 (8.33%) Symantec
8 3 (8.33%) Wyse
9 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
9 2 (5.56%) IronPort
9 2 (5.56%) IBM
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