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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 44 58 36
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Contract jobs citing Cisco 25 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.89% 1.32% 2.85%
As % of the Vendors category 9.12% 3.34% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £329 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -15.00%
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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
274 329 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 31.64% 39.50% 40.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 212 122
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 14
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £27.50 £25.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 31 (65.96%) Firewall
2 20 (42.55%) CheckPoint
3 19 (40.43%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (31.91%) Windows
5 13 (27.66%) VPN
6 10 (21.28%) CCNA
6 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (21.28%) Juniper
6 10 (21.28%) CA
6 10 (21.28%) Wireless
6 10 (21.28%) Finance
6 10 (21.28%) SolarWinds
7 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
7 9 (19.15%) DNS
8 8 (17.02%) CCNP
8 8 (17.02%) Citrix
8 8 (17.02%) OSPF
8 8 (17.02%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
8 8 (17.02%) Network Security
8 8 (17.02%) Network Management
8 8 (17.02%) FWSM
9 7 (14.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (14.89%) Unified Communications
9 7 (14.89%) Spanning Tree
9 7 (14.89%) VMware
9 7 (14.89%) IP Telephony
9 7 (14.89%) Blue Coat
9 7 (14.89%) Cisco IPT
9 7 (14.89%) IronPort

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) Lync
2 3 (6.38%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.26%) JBoss
3 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (65.96%) Firewall
2 19 (40.43%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (27.66%) VPN
4 10 (21.28%) Wireless
5 9 (19.15%) DNS
6 8 (17.02%) OSPF
6 8 (17.02%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (17.02%) Network Security
6 8 (17.02%) FWSM
7 7 (14.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (14.89%) Unified Communications
7 7 (14.89%) Spanning Tree
7 7 (14.89%) IP Telephony
7 7 (14.89%) Cisco IPT
7 7 (14.89%) MPLS
7 7 (14.89%) BGP
7 7 (14.89%) WAN
8 6 (12.77%) LAN
9 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.51%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Military
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Network Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) Network Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Senior Network Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Security Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Firewall Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Applications Specialist
9 2 (4.26%) Support Technician
9 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
9 2 (4.26%) Network Security Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) IT Technician
10 1 (2.13%) Senior Technician
10 1 (2.13%) Solutions Consultant
10 1 (2.13%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Cisco Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Senior Network Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) J2EE
1 2 (4.26%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Fat Client
1 3 (6.38%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.26%) Statistics
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Open Source
3 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.38%) UNIX
4 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.26%) Solaris
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Network Management
2 6 (12.77%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.51%) ITIL
4 4 (8.51%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Network Design
5 3 (6.38%) Computer Security
5 3 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.38%) SIEM
5 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (6.38%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (6.38%) Web Design
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.13%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.13%) Email Migration
7 1 (2.13%) Demand Management
7 1 (2.13%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) CCNA
1 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (17.02%) CCNP
3 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) MCP
4 1 (2.13%) CCIE
4 1 (2.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.64%) XenApp
4 3 (6.38%) BitLocker
4 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.26%) ISA Server
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.26%) Xen
6 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (8.51%) SCCM
3 3 (6.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) CheckPoint
2 10 (21.28%) Juniper
2 10 (21.28%) CA
2 10 (21.28%) SolarWinds
3 8 (17.02%) Citrix
4 7 (14.89%) VMware
4 7 (14.89%) Blue Coat
4 7 (14.89%) IronPort
4 7 (14.89%) Nokia
4 7 (14.89%) HP
4 7 (14.89%) IBM
5 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.51%) Wyse
6 4 (8.51%) AppSense
6 4 (8.51%) Meraki
7 3 (6.38%) ArcSight
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle
7 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.38%) Symantec
8 2 (4.26%) BEA