The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bristol region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 62 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 12 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.27% 2.63% 1.72%
As % of the Vendors category 3.12% 5.82% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 15
Average daily rate £294 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £181 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £400 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
385 292 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 40.65% 45.20% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 170 196
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £206 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £493 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 29
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -13.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Cisco
South West

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, 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 13 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (26.92%) LAN
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (23.08%) CCNA
3 6 (23.08%) WAN
3 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) Juniper
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) VMware
6 3 (11.54%) Finance
6 3 (11.54%) Wireless
6 3 (11.54%) VPN
6 3 (11.54%) CCNP
6 3 (11.54%) Citrix
6 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (11.54%) AlgoSec
7 2 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.69%) Lync
7 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
7 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
7 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
7 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (7.69%) Network Design

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (7.69%) Lync
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (26.92%) LAN
3 6 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (11.54%) VPN
4 3 (11.54%) Wireless
5 2 (7.69%) IPsec
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 2 (7.69%) Internet
5 2 (7.69%) OSPF
6 1 (3.85%) BGP
6 1 (3.85%) BGP-4
6 1 (3.85%) RTCP
6 1 (3.85%) RTP
6 1 (3.85%) 3G
6 1 (3.85%) MPLS
6 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.85%) DNS
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Network Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Security Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support
4 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.85%) PDA
1 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 2 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
3 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
3 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.85%) Network Management
3 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
3 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.85%) Change Management
3 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.85%) Validation
3 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.85%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (23.08%) CCNA
3 3 (11.54%) CCNP
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.85%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
1 2 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Juniper
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix
3 3 (11.54%) AlgoSec
4 2 (7.69%) Dell
4 2 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Avaya
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) Nokia
5 1 (3.85%) Mitel
5 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.85%) Fujitsu
5 1 (3.85%) IronPort
5 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks