The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 45 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 46 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.71% 2.97% 2.56%
As % of the Vendors category 8.35% 7.28% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +59.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £263 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £17.38 £102.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -83.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -
Cisco
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
551 536 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 44.40% 40.76% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 264 189
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £206 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 48
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.04 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £20.50 £27.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Buckinghamshire region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Buckinghamshire region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +2 29 £400 -8.57% 9
High Wycombe +3 7 £480 +66.95% 5
Marlow - 4 - -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 52 (46.85%) LAN
2 50 (45.05%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (43.24%) WAN
4 38 (34.23%) Wireless
5 37 (33.33%) CCNP
5 37 (33.33%) F5
6 36 (32.43%) Firewall
7 35 (31.53%) CCNA
8 33 (29.73%) Microsoft
9 31 (27.93%) VPN
10 30 (27.03%) ITIL
10 30 (27.03%) Security Cleared
11 27 (24.32%) HP
12 26 (23.42%) VMware
13 25 (22.52%) Windows
13 25 (22.52%) SC Cleared
13 25 (22.52%) Data Centre
14 23 (20.72%) CheckPoint
15 22 (19.82%) Cisco Nexus
16 20 (18.02%) Network Management
16 20 (18.02%) Internet
17 19 (17.12%) MPLS
17 19 (17.12%) BGP
18 18 (16.22%) Finance
18 18 (16.22%) TCP/IP
18 18 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
19 17 (15.32%) MS Excel
20 16 (14.41%) OSPF
20 16 (14.41%) DV Cleared
20 16 (14.41%) Network Monitoring

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (3.60%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.80%) IIS
2 2 (1.80%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.90%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (15.32%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.91%) MS Office
3 5 (4.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (46.85%) LAN
2 48 (43.24%) WAN
3 38 (34.23%) Wireless
4 36 (32.43%) Firewall
5 31 (27.93%) VPN
6 22 (19.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 20 (18.02%) Internet
8 19 (17.12%) MPLS
8 19 (17.12%) BGP
9 18 (16.22%) TCP/IP
9 18 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (14.41%) OSPF
11 15 (13.51%) Ethernet
12 13 (11.71%) WLAN
13 12 (10.81%) SNMP
13 12 (10.81%) Unified Communications
14 11 (9.91%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (9.01%) EIGRP
15 10 (9.01%) VRRP
15 10 (9.01%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (16.22%) Finance
2 13 (11.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.50%) Automotive
4 4 (3.60%) Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.90%) Local Government
6 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (27.03%) Network Engineer
2 27 (24.32%) Architect
3 14 (12.61%) Analyst
3 14 (12.61%) Network Architect
4 11 (9.91%) Support Analyst
4 11 (9.91%) Network Analyst
5 10 (9.01%) Network Support
6 9 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (8.11%) Network Support Analyst
7 8 (7.21%) Security Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (5.41%) Service Manager
9 6 (5.41%) Consultant
10 5 (4.50%) Cisco Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Technical Manager
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Technical Services Manager
10 5 (4.50%) Network Specialist
11 4 (3.60%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.50%) CSS
2 3 (2.70%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.52%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.61%) e-Health
3 13 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.11%) Management Information System
5 7 (6.31%) PKI
6 5 (4.50%) CMDB
7 3 (2.70%) Blog
7 3 (2.70%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.80%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.80%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.90%) PMI
9 1 (0.90%) EPoS
9 1 (0.90%) Telematics
9 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.52%) Windows
2 12 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.50%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.60%) CentOS
6 4 (3.60%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.80%) Linux
7 2 (1.80%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.03%) ITIL
2 20 (18.02%) Network Management
3 16 (14.41%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (11.71%) Change Management
5 11 (9.91%) Configuration Management
5 11 (9.91%) Migration
5 11 (9.91%) Load Balancing
6 10 (9.01%) Performance Management
6 10 (9.01%) Information Assurance
6 10 (9.01%) Network Design
6 10 (9.01%) Service Delivery
7 9 (8.11%) Capacity Management
8 7 (6.31%) TOGAF
8 7 (6.31%) Business Continuity
9 6 (5.41%) Validation
9 6 (5.41%) Service Management
9 6 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (5.41%) Business Process Improvement
9 6 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.01%) SQL
2 1 (0.90%) VBScript
2 1 (0.90%) VB
2 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (45.05%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (33.33%) CCNP
3 35 (31.53%) CCNA
4 30 (27.03%) Security Cleared
5 25 (22.52%) SC Cleared
6 16 (14.41%) DV Cleared
7 6 (5.41%) CCDP
7 6 (5.41%) CCIP
7 6 (5.41%) CCIE
8 4 (3.60%) CCSE
9 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.80%) MCSE
10 2 (1.80%) MCSA
10 2 (1.80%) Degree
11 1 (0.90%) MCP
11 1 (0.90%) ISEB
11 1 (0.90%) CCSP
11 1 (0.90%) CCDA
11 1 (0.90%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.01%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.90%) TickIT
3 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (9.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.31%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.41%) Snort
4 6 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.60%) BitLocker
5 4 (3.60%) NFS
5 4 (3.60%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.80%) XenApp
7 1 (0.90%) vSphere
7 1 (0.90%) UAG
7 1 (0.90%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.90%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (12.61%) CA Spectrum
1 14 (12.61%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (8.11%) SCCM
3 8 (7.21%) EMC VPLEX
4 7 (6.31%) WhatsUp Gold
5 4 (3.60%) WSUS
6 3 (2.70%) OVSD
6 3 (2.70%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (2.70%) SCOM
6 3 (2.70%) FortiGate
6 3 (2.70%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.80%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.90%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.90%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.90%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 37 (33.33%) F5
2 33 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 27 (24.32%) HP
4 26 (23.42%) VMware
5 23 (20.72%) CheckPoint
6 14 (12.61%) CA
7 13 (11.71%) NetApp
8 10 (9.01%) Juniper
8 10 (9.01%) Sourcefire
9 9 (8.11%) NetScout
10 8 (7.21%) Blue Coat
10 8 (7.21%) Brocade
11 7 (6.31%) Citrix
12 6 (5.41%) Avaya
12 6 (5.41%) BMC
13 3 (2.70%) Remedy
13 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.70%) IronPort
13 3 (2.70%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.80%) Veeam
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
McAfee
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago