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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 53 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 22 39 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.26% 3.30% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 5.33% 7.12% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 9
Average daily rate £283 £353 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.85% +3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £180 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £433 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
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
413 548 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 42.40% 46.40% 41.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 258 220
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 35
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £10.00 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £30.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 9 £290 -3.33% 3
Marlow - 6 - -
Aylesbury 0 2 - -
High Wycombe +5 1 £235 - 3
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 33 (50.77%) Cisco Certification
1 33 (50.77%) Firewall
2 28 (43.08%) CCNP
3 22 (33.85%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 20 (30.77%) LAN
5 17 (26.15%) WAN
6 16 (24.62%) BGP
7 14 (21.54%) F5
8 12 (18.46%) Migration
9 10 (15.38%) Telecoms
9 10 (15.38%) CCNA
9 10 (15.38%) Juniper
9 10 (15.38%) VPN
9 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 10 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (15.38%) Palo Alto
10 9 (13.85%) Cisco Prime
10 9 (13.85%) SolarWinds
10 9 (13.85%) Windows
10 9 (13.85%) EIGRP
10 9 (13.85%) VMware
11 8 (12.31%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (12.31%) Wireless
11 8 (12.31%) Internet
11 8 (12.31%) OSPF
11 8 (12.31%) Linux
11 8 (12.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (12.31%) DMVPN
12 7 (10.77%) Cisco CUCM

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (6.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (4.62%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) ProjectWise
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) IaaS
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (50.77%) Firewall
2 22 (33.85%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (30.77%) LAN
4 17 (26.15%) WAN
5 16 (24.62%) BGP
6 10 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (15.38%) VPN
7 9 (13.85%) EIGRP
8 8 (12.31%) DMVPN
8 8 (12.31%) Internet
8 8 (12.31%) OSPF
8 8 (12.31%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (12.31%) Wireless
9 7 (10.77%) DNS
9 7 (10.77%) MPLS
9 7 (10.77%) Network Security
10 4 (6.15%) DHCP
10 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
10 4 (6.15%) VoIP
10 4 (6.15%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Local Government
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (21.54%) Network Engineer
3 11 (16.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) Architect
5 8 (12.31%) Network Architect
6 7 (10.77%) Cisco Architect
7 6 (9.23%) Cisco Network Architect
7 6 (9.23%) Consultant
7 6 (9.23%) IT Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Voice Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Project Manager
9 4 (6.15%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Network Consultant
9 4 (6.15%) Security Consultant
10 3 (4.62%) Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) Network Security Consultant
10 3 (4.62%) Security Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Engineer
11 2 (3.08%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) WAP
2 2 (3.08%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.08%) CSS
3 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.08%) e-Health
3 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.54%) IVR
3 1 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Linux
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.08%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) Migration
2 7 (10.77%) Project Management
3 5 (7.69%) ITIL
4 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.15%) Network Design
4 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.62%) Change Management
5 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.08%) Analytics
6 2 (3.08%) B2B
6 2 (3.08%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (3.08%) Presales
6 2 (3.08%) SIEM
7 1 (1.54%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.54%) Network Optimisation
7 1 (1.54%) SFIA
7 1 (1.54%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (50.77%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (43.08%) CCNP
3 10 (15.38%) CCNA
4 7 (10.77%) CCSE
5 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
5 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
6 5 (7.69%) CCDP
6 5 (7.69%) DV Cleared
7 4 (6.15%) CCIE
7 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (4.62%) HNC
8 3 (4.62%) HND
9 2 (3.08%) MCITP
9 2 (3.08%) MCSA
9 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.54%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (1.54%) CCSA
10 1 (1.54%) CCVP
10 1 (1.54%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.54%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.54%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) iptables
3 1 (1.54%) Snort
3 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (10.77%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (10.77%) WhatsUp Gold
3 5 (7.69%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (4.62%) SCCM
5 2 (3.08%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (3.08%) SCOM
6 1 (1.54%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) CheckPoint
2 14 (21.54%) F5
3 10 (15.38%) Juniper
3 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.38%) Palo Alto
4 9 (13.85%) SolarWinds
4 9 (13.85%) VMware
5 7 (10.77%) Avaya
6 5 (7.69%) Aruba
6 5 (7.69%) Oracle
7 4 (6.15%) Blue Coat
7 4 (6.15%) Citrix
8 3 (4.62%) Rackspace
9 2 (3.08%) CA
9 2 (3.08%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.08%) IronPort
9 2 (3.08%) Sage
9 2 (3.08%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.54%) Genesys
10 1 (1.54%) Google