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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 58 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 17 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.67% 2.80% 2.44%
As % of the Vendors category 3.97% 8.21% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 10
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£275 £275 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £243 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £353 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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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
428 207 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 42.04% 34.05% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 129 185
Average daily rate £385 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £166 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 19 30
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.30 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 15 (45.45%) Firewall
2 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) Windows
4 9 (27.27%) LAN
5 7 (21.21%) ITIL
5 7 (21.21%) Project Management
5 7 (21.21%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
7 5 (15.15%) EMC
7 5 (15.15%) Juniper
7 5 (15.15%) Change Management
7 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (15.15%) Netcool
7 5 (15.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (15.15%) vSphere
7 5 (15.15%) Economics
8 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (12.12%) VMware
8 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.09%) VPN
9 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (9.09%) ADSL
9 3 (9.09%) WAN
9 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
9 3 (9.09%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) Firewall
2 9 (27.27%) LAN
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (9.09%) ADSL
5 3 (9.09%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 3 (9.09%) WAN
5 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 3 (9.09%) VPN
6 2 (6.06%) DNS
6 2 (6.06%) SAN
6 2 (6.06%) DHCP
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.06%) NAS
7 1 (3.03%) FWSM
7 1 (3.03%) Network Security
7 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
7 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.03%) Wireless
7 1 (3.03%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Project Delivery Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Data Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Data Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Data Centre Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Server Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Economics
2 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) Linux
5 2 (6.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Project Management
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
2 5 (15.15%) Change Management
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
3 2 (6.06%) Network Management
4 1 (3.03%) High Availability
4 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Line Management
4 1 (3.03%) Network Design
4 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.03%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.06%) CCNP
4 2 (6.06%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) MCP
5 1 (3.03%) MCSE
5 1 (3.03%) CCIE
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) vSphere
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) XenServer
3 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Netcool
1 5 (15.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) EMC
1 5 (15.15%) Juniper
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) F5
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.03%) Sophos
4 1 (3.03%) Dell
4 1 (3.03%) CA
4 1 (3.03%) Apple
4 1 (3.03%) Becrypt
4 1 (3.03%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
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