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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 55 59 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -33
Contract jobs citing Cisco 32 15 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.85% 1.45% 5.66%
As % of the Vendors category 6.03% 3.51% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 11
Average daily rate
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£395 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.17% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £310 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.60% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.90% -15.47%
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
531 427 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 47.28% 41.38% 44.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 223 138
Average daily rate £350 £388 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 37 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.49 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.15 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +8 28 £353 +4.44% 10
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 2
Iver - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 41 (51.25%) Firewall
2 39 (48.75%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (47.50%) WAN
4 36 (45.00%) LAN
5 29 (36.25%) Security Cleared
6 26 (32.50%) F5
6 26 (32.50%) CCNA
7 25 (31.25%) CCNP
7 25 (31.25%) Juniper
7 25 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (30.00%) Windows
9 22 (27.50%) CheckPoint
10 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
10 19 (23.75%) DV Cleared
11 17 (21.25%) SC Cleared
11 17 (21.25%) ITIL
12 16 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
13 15 (18.75%) MPLS
13 15 (18.75%) Citrix
14 14 (17.50%) HP
14 14 (17.50%) VMware
15 13 (16.25%) Finance
15 13 (16.25%) SLA
15 13 (16.25%) VoIP
16 12 (15.00%) VPN
17 11 (13.75%) Blue Coat
18 10 (12.50%) Load Balancing
18 10 (12.50%) Fault Management
18 10 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.00%) IIS
3 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.25%) Apache
4 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.25%) Lync
4 1 (1.25%) MediaWiki
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.75%) MS Visio
3 6 (7.50%) MS Office
4 2 (2.50%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) PaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (51.25%) Firewall
2 38 (47.50%) WAN
3 36 (45.00%) LAN
4 25 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 15 (18.75%) MPLS
7 13 (16.25%) VoIP
8 12 (15.00%) VPN
9 10 (12.50%) TACACS
10 9 (11.25%) BGP
10 9 (11.25%) OSPF
10 9 (11.25%) DNS
11 8 (10.00%) Ethernet
11 8 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (10.00%) Internet
12 7 (8.75%) EIGRP
12 7 (8.75%) DHCP
13 6 (7.50%) Unified Communications
13 6 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (7.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) MySQL
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (16.25%) Finance
3 4 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 20 (25.00%) Analyst
3 14 (17.50%) Network Analyst
4 8 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Data Network Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Architect
6 5 (6.25%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Development Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) Network Operations Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) Voice Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) Voice Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) JPA
1 2 (2.50%) Spring
1 2 (2.50%) Ajax
1 2 (2.50%) JMS
1 2 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (1.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) e-Health
2 5 (6.25%) IVR
3 4 (5.00%) EMC Centera
4 3 (3.75%) PKI
5 2 (2.50%) SCADA
5 2 (2.50%) PMI
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) NHS
6 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.25%) Tandem
6 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.00%) Windows
2 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.25%) Linux
5 4 (5.00%) CentOS
6 3 (3.75%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.25%) ITIL
2 10 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 10 (12.50%) Fault Management
3 9 (11.25%) Change Management
3 9 (11.25%) Incident Management
4 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
5 6 (7.50%) Network Design
5 6 (7.50%) Migration
6 5 (6.25%) Workflow
6 5 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (5.00%) Validation
7 4 (5.00%) Service Management
8 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.75%) Project Management
8 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (3.75%) Network Management
8 3 (3.75%) Change Control
8 3 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.75%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.00%) SQL
2 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.50%) C++
3 2 (2.50%) Java
3 2 (2.50%) Perl
4 1 (1.25%) VBScript
4 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (48.75%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (36.25%) Security Cleared
3 26 (32.50%) CCNA
4 25 (31.25%) CCNP
5 19 (23.75%) DV Cleared
6 17 (21.25%) SC Cleared
7 9 (11.25%) CCIE
7 9 (11.25%) CCSA
8 8 (10.00%) CCSE
9 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.75%) MCSE
10 3 (3.75%) CCIP
10 3 (3.75%) CCDP
10 3 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.50%) CCDE
11 2 (2.50%) MCITP
11 2 (2.50%) PMP
11 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
11 2 (2.50%) MCSA
11 2 (2.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.25%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.75%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.00%) vSphere
5 3 (3.75%) NFS
5 3 (3.75%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (3.75%) XenApp
6 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.50%) UAG
6 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.25%) Xen
7 1 (1.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (2.50%) OVSD
4 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.25%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.25%) OpenView
4 1 (1.25%) WSUS
4 1 (1.25%) Cacti
4 1 (1.25%) SCCM
4 1 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 26 (32.50%) F5
2 25 (31.25%) Juniper
3 22 (27.50%) CheckPoint
4 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
5 15 (18.75%) Citrix
6 14 (17.50%) HP
6 14 (17.50%) VMware
7 11 (13.75%) Blue Coat
8 9 (11.25%) Nokia
9 8 (10.00%) NetApp
10 6 (7.50%) Remedy
11 5 (6.25%) CA
11 5 (6.25%) EMC
11 5 (6.25%) Avaya
11 5 (6.25%) Computacenter
12 4 (5.00%) 3PAR
12 4 (5.00%) Brocade
12 4 (5.00%) IBM
12 4 (5.00%) Hitachi
13 3 (3.75%) Oracle