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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 52 47 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 22 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.53% 1.79% 2.23%
As % of the Vendors category 6.83% 5.43% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +96.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.30% -15.47%
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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
322 258 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 36.97% 32.91% 39.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 169 127
Average daily rate £375 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £275 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £482 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 14
Average hourly rate £16.75 £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% -32.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £29.34 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 26 (66.67%) Firewall
2 13 (33.33%) LAN
2 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (30.77%) CCNA
4 11 (28.21%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
5 10 (25.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
6 9 (23.08%) CCNP
6 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 8 (20.51%) VPN
7 8 (20.51%) Windows
8 7 (17.95%) WAN
8 7 (17.95%) Finance
8 7 (17.95%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (17.95%) Network Management
9 6 (15.38%) FWSM
9 6 (15.38%) Wireless
9 6 (15.38%) ITIL
10 5 (12.82%) IBM
10 5 (12.82%) HP
10 5 (12.82%) CiscoWorks
10 5 (12.82%) VMware
10 5 (12.82%) BGP
10 5 (12.82%) CA
10 5 (12.82%) Nokia
10 5 (12.82%) MPLS
10 5 (12.82%) OSPF
10 5 (12.82%) Unified Communications
10 5 (12.82%) SolarWinds

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (2.56%) Apache
1 1 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 26 (66.67%) Firewall
2 13 (33.33%) LAN
3 11 (28.21%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (25.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (20.51%) VPN
6 7 (17.95%) WAN
6 7 (17.95%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (15.38%) FWSM
7 6 (15.38%) Wireless
8 5 (12.82%) BGP
8 5 (12.82%) MPLS
8 5 (12.82%) OSPF
8 5 (12.82%) Unified Communications
8 5 (12.82%) Cisco IPT
8 5 (12.82%) IP Telephony
9 4 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (5.13%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 2 (5.13%) VLAN
10 2 (5.13%) ADSL
10 2 (5.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Network Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Network Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Data Network Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Firewall Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Support Technician
8 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Network Technician
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Open Source
2 1 (2.56%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) UNIX
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Network Management
2 6 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (7.69%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Network Design
5 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.13%) B2B
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.56%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.56%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.56%) High Availability
6 1 (2.56%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
1 1 (2.56%) Java
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (30.77%) CCNA
3 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
4 9 (23.08%) CCNP
4 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) CCIE
6 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) vSphere
2 2 (5.13%) XenApp
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.56%) Netcool
2 1 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
2 5 (12.82%) IBM
2 5 (12.82%) HP
2 5 (12.82%) VMware
2 5 (12.82%) CA
2 5 (12.82%) Nokia
2 5 (12.82%) SolarWinds
2 5 (12.82%) IronPort
2 5 (12.82%) Blue Coat
3 3 (7.69%) Juniper
4 2 (5.13%) F5
4 2 (5.13%) AlgoSec
4 2 (5.13%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) Remedy
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) Wyse
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) EMC
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