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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 49 56 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Contract jobs citing Cisco 23 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.62% 1.99% 3.61%
As % of the Vendors category 8.13% 4.73% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 6
Average daily rate
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£285 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £255 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £425 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.04%
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
283 338 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.27% 41.94% 35.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 242 103
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 12
Average hourly rate £20.75 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.75% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.90 £21.50 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 30 (63.83%) Firewall
2 18 (38.30%) CheckPoint
3 17 (36.17%) Windows
4 16 (34.04%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (25.53%) VPN
5 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
5 12 (25.53%) Data Centre
6 11 (23.40%) Citrix
6 11 (23.40%) DNS
7 10 (21.28%) Juniper
7 10 (21.28%) VMware
7 10 (21.28%) Finance
7 10 (21.28%) SolarWinds
8 9 (19.15%) Windows 7
8 9 (19.15%) Network Security
8 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
8 9 (19.15%) WAN
9 8 (17.02%) LAN
9 8 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (17.02%) CA
9 8 (17.02%) Wireless
10 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
10 7 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (14.89%) CCNA
10 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
10 7 (14.89%) MS Office
10 7 (14.89%) ITIL
11 6 (12.77%) Linux
11 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
11 6 (12.77%) CCNP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (10.64%) Apache
1 5 (10.64%) IIS
2 4 (8.51%) JBoss
2 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.38%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (63.83%) Firewall
2 16 (34.04%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (25.53%) VPN
4 11 (23.40%) DNS
5 9 (19.15%) WAN
5 9 (19.15%) Network Security
6 8 (17.02%) LAN
6 8 (17.02%) Wireless
7 7 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
8 6 (12.77%) OSPF
8 6 (12.77%) FWSM
9 5 (10.64%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (10.64%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (10.64%) Unified Communications
9 5 (10.64%) Cisco IPT
9 5 (10.64%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (10.64%) BGP
9 5 (10.64%) IP Telephony
9 5 (10.64%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) MySQL
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Military
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Network Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Network Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Security Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Network Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Firewall Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Network Security Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Firewall Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
1 4 (8.51%) J2EE
1 4 (8.51%) CSS
2 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.38%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.26%) Statistics
5 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.77%) Linux
3 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.64%) UNIX
5 4 (8.51%) Solaris
6 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) ITIL
1 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
2 5 (10.64%) Web Design
2 5 (10.64%) Computer Forensics
2 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (10.64%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (10.64%) Computer Security
2 5 (10.64%) Network Management
2 5 (10.64%) SIEM
2 5 (10.64%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (8.51%) Problem Management
3 4 (8.51%) Migration
3 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.51%) Project Management
4 3 (6.38%) Demand Management
5 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.26%) Network Design
5 2 (4.26%) ITSM
5 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.89%) CCNA
3 6 (12.77%) CCNP
4 5 (10.64%) Degree
4 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) CISSP
5 1 (2.13%) MCP
5 1 (2.13%) MCSE
5 1 (2.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
1 3 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.64%) XenApp
4 4 (8.51%) ISA Server
5 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.38%) BitLocker
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.26%) Xen
7 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) SCCM
2 5 (10.64%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (6.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) CheckPoint
2 11 (23.40%) Citrix
3 10 (21.28%) Juniper
3 10 (21.28%) VMware
3 10 (21.28%) SolarWinds
4 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.02%) CA
6 5 (10.64%) Nokia
6 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
6 5 (10.64%) Oracle
6 5 (10.64%) IBM
6 5 (10.64%) Blue Coat
6 5 (10.64%) HP
6 5 (10.64%) IronPort
6 5 (10.64%) ArcSight
7 4 (8.51%) Meraki
7 4 (8.51%) Wyse
7 4 (8.51%) Ektron
7 4 (8.51%) AppSense
7 4 (8.51%) Sun
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CPS Group
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