The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 32 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 23 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.60% 2.66% 3.30%
As % of the Vendors category 10.36% 5.85% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.56% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £218 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £358 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% -37.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -8.88%
Cisco
Cambridgeshire

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

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
222 171 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.40% 45.48% 38.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 76 92
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 £150 £194 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 25
Average hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% -37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £10.50 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (70.59%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) VoIP
2 19 (55.88%) Citrix
3 17 (50.00%) Firewall
4 15 (44.12%) ITIL
5 13 (38.24%) VLAN
6 12 (35.29%) WatchGuard
6 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (32.35%) XenServer
7 11 (32.35%) Kindle
7 11 (32.35%) ISO 9001
8 10 (29.41%) Linux
9 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
9 9 (26.47%) VMware
10 7 (20.59%) Remedy
10 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
11 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
12 5 (14.71%) Service Management
12 5 (14.71%) Finance
12 5 (14.71%) SLA
12 5 (14.71%) HP
12 5 (14.71%) VPN
12 5 (14.71%) BMC
12 5 (14.71%) Oracle
12 5 (14.71%) Remedy ITSM
12 5 (14.71%) Network Security
12 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (14.71%) Oracle Exadata
13 4 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (11.76%) CCTV

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (8.82%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) VoIP
2 17 (50.00%) Firewall
3 13 (38.24%) VLAN
4 5 (14.71%) Network Security
4 5 (14.71%) VPN
5 4 (11.76%) DNS
5 4 (11.76%) WAN
6 3 (8.82%) Internet
6 3 (8.82%) Wireless
6 3 (8.82%) LAN
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.88%) OSPF
7 2 (5.88%) BGP
7 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
7 2 (5.88%) SAN
7 2 (5.88%) DHCP
7 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.88%) WLAN
8 1 (2.94%) MPLS
8 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Network Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support
5 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Network Support
5 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Support Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Kindle
2 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.76%) CCTV
2 4 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.94%) iPhone
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (29.41%) Linux
4 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.88%) UNIX
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Service Management
3 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.94%) Data Security
4 1 (2.94%) Migration
4 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.94%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) MCSE
1 4 (11.76%) CCNP
1 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.88%) MOS
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.88%) A+ Certification
2 2 (5.88%) MCSA
2 2 (5.88%) CCIE
2 2 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (2.94%) CCIP
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) ISO 9001
2 5 (14.71%) SLA
3 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) XenServer
2 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.94%) XenApp
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (8.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Citrix
2 12 (35.29%) WatchGuard
3 9 (26.47%) VMware
4 7 (20.59%) Remedy
4 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
5 5 (14.71%) HP
5 5 (14.71%) BMC
5 5 (14.71%) Oracle
6 4 (11.76%) Apple
6 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
7 3 (8.82%) Symantec
7 3 (8.82%) Nokia
8 2 (5.88%) Juniper
8 2 (5.88%) Websense
8 2 (5.88%) Trend Micro
8 2 (5.88%) Aruba
8 2 (5.88%) Splunk
9 1 (2.94%) Veeam
9 1 (2.94%) Altiris
9 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £275 to £300 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £275 - £315 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago