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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 63 51 34
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.56% 2.03% 2.78%
As % of the Vendors category 4.56% 4.97% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 5
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£338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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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
307 322 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.30% 40.81% 36.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 233 116
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 12
Average hourly rate £21.25 £16.50 £18.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -9.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £14.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £27.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 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 29 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 24 (60.00%) Firewall
2 15 (37.50%) Windows
3 14 (35.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
4 11 (27.50%) Juniper
4 11 (27.50%) Network Security
4 11 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (25.00%) Citrix
6 9 (22.50%) WAN
6 9 (22.50%) VPN
6 9 (22.50%) DNS
6 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
7 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (20.00%) LAN
8 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
8 7 (17.50%) ITIL
8 7 (17.50%) MS Office
8 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
8 7 (17.50%) Finance
8 7 (17.50%) VMware
8 7 (17.50%) SolarWinds
9 6 (15.00%) ArcSight
9 6 (15.00%) SIEM
9 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (15.00%) Computer Security
9 6 (15.00%) SCCM
9 6 (15.00%) Computer Forensics

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (10.00%) IIS
1 4 (10.00%) JBoss
1 4 (10.00%) Apache
1 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) Firewall
2 11 (27.50%) Network Security
2 11 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (22.50%) WAN
3 9 (22.50%) VPN
3 9 (22.50%) DNS
4 8 (20.00%) LAN
5 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
6 6 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (12.50%) Wireless
7 5 (12.50%) VoIP
7 5 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (10.00%) NX-OS
8 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (7.50%) OSPF
9 3 (7.50%) FWSM
10 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (5.00%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (5.00%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) MySQL
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Military
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Network Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Network Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Network Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.00%) Firewall Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Firewall Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Solutions Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Rollout Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) J2EE
1 4 (10.00%) CSS
2 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
3 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.00%) Statistics
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.00%) Solaris
5 4 (10.00%) Linux
5 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.00%) UNIX
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) ITIL
1 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Forensics
2 6 (15.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Security
2 6 (15.00%) SIEM
3 5 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (12.50%) Web Design
4 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.50%) Demand Management
5 3 (7.50%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) ITSM
6 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (5.00%) Network Management
6 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.00%) Network Design
7 1 (2.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
1 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
1 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) CCNA
3 4 (10.00%) CCNP
4 2 (5.00%) CISSP
5 1 (2.50%) MCP
5 1 (2.50%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) MCSA
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.50%) GCIA
5 1 (2.50%) GSEC
5 1 (2.50%) MCITP
5 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
1 3 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) ISA Server
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.00%) XenApp
3 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (7.50%) BitLocker
3 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) CheckPoint
2 11 (27.50%) Juniper
3 10 (25.00%) Citrix
4 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.50%) VMware
5 7 (17.50%) SolarWinds
6 6 (15.00%) ArcSight
7 5 (12.50%) CA
8 4 (10.00%) BEA
8 4 (10.00%) Sun
8 4 (10.00%) Oracle
8 4 (10.00%) AppSense
8 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (10.00%) Ektron
8 4 (10.00%) Meraki
9 3 (7.50%) Wyse
9 3 (7.50%) Symantec
10 2 (5.00%) BT
10 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
10 2 (5.00%) Fujitsu