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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 40 58 43
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Contract jobs citing Cisco 32 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.69% 1.28% 2.66%
As % of the Vendors category 10.06% 3.19% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £294 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £153 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £351 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
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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
318 376 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 36.64% 40.17% 44.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 232 168
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £285 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £27.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 (65.22%) Firewall
2 20 (43.48%) CheckPoint
3 19 (41.30%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (32.61%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (32.61%) CCNA
5 13 (28.26%) Windows
5 13 (28.26%) VPN
6 10 (21.74%) Wireless
6 10 (21.74%) CCNP
6 10 (21.74%) CA
7 9 (19.57%) Finance
7 9 (19.57%) VMware
7 9 (19.57%) SolarWinds
8 8 (17.39%) Network Management
8 8 (17.39%) FWSM
8 8 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (17.39%) OSPF
8 8 (17.39%) Juniper
8 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
8 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (15.22%) Spanning Tree
9 7 (15.22%) HP
9 7 (15.22%) CiscoWorks
9 7 (15.22%) Citrix
9 7 (15.22%) IBM
9 7 (15.22%) Nokia
9 7 (15.22%) MPLS
9 7 (15.22%) BGP
9 7 (15.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (15.22%) Unified Communications

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 3 (6.52%) Lync
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (65.22%) Firewall
2 19 (41.30%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (28.26%) VPN
4 10 (21.74%) Wireless
5 8 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (17.39%) OSPF
5 8 (17.39%) FWSM
6 7 (15.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (15.22%) Spanning Tree
6 7 (15.22%) Unified Communications
6 7 (15.22%) MPLS
6 7 (15.22%) Network Security
6 7 (15.22%) BGP
6 7 (15.22%) IP Telephony
6 7 (15.22%) Cisco IPT
7 6 (13.04%) LAN
7 6 (13.04%) WAN
8 5 (10.87%) DNS
8 5 (10.87%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (8.70%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Military
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Network Engineer
3 12 (26.09%) Network Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Network Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Firewall Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Support Technician
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.17%) Network Technician
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Project Manager
9 1 (2.17%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.17%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Thin Client
1 3 (6.52%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Vista
5 2 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Network Management
2 6 (13.04%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (10.87%) Migration
4 4 (8.70%) Network Design
5 3 (6.52%) ITIL
6 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (4.35%) Web Design
6 2 (4.35%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (4.35%) SIEM
6 2 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.35%) Computer Security
7 1 (2.17%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.17%) Email Migration
7 1 (2.17%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) Java
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) CCNA
1 15 (32.61%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (21.74%) CCNP
3 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) CCIE
6 1 (2.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
1 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.04%) XenApp
3 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.52%) BitLocker
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.35%) Xen
6 1 (2.17%) vSphere
6 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (8.70%) SCCM
3 3 (6.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) CheckPoint
2 10 (21.74%) CA
3 9 (19.57%) VMware
3 9 (19.57%) SolarWinds
4 8 (17.39%) Juniper
5 7 (15.22%) Nokia
5 7 (15.22%) IBM
5 7 (15.22%) HP
5 7 (15.22%) Citrix
5 7 (15.22%) Blue Coat
5 7 (15.22%) IronPort
6 4 (8.70%) Meraki
6 4 (8.70%) AppSense
6 4 (8.70%) Wyse
6 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.52%) Symantec
8 2 (4.35%) BT
8 2 (4.35%) Fujitsu
8 2 (4.35%) ArcSight
8 2 (4.35%) AlgoSec
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