The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cambridge region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 29 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 21 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.50% 3.13% 3.71%
As % of the Vendors category 9.81% 6.67% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.34% +54.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £213 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £350 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 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 £22.50 £22.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
- +12.16%
Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
214 180 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.82% 47.00% 38.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 75 100
Average daily rate £350 £345 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 26
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £10.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £48.60 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Cisco
Cambridgeshire

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Citrix
3 13 (44.83%) VoIP
4 12 (41.38%) Firewall
5 11 (37.93%) VMware
5 11 (37.93%) Linux
5 11 (37.93%) ITIL
6 9 (31.03%) VLAN
7 8 (27.59%) WatchGuard
7 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
8 7 (24.14%) Remedy
8 7 (24.14%) ISO 9001
8 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (24.14%) XenServer
8 7 (24.14%) Kindle
9 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
10 5 (17.24%) Service Management
10 5 (17.24%) Finance
10 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
10 5 (17.24%) HP
10 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (17.24%) SLA
10 5 (17.24%) BMC
10 5 (17.24%) Oracle
10 5 (17.24%) MCSE
10 5 (17.24%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (17.24%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (17.24%) Network Security
10 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (13.79%) CCTV

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (10.34%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) VoIP
2 12 (41.38%) Firewall
3 9 (31.03%) VLAN
4 5 (17.24%) Network Security
5 3 (10.34%) WAN
5 3 (10.34%) VPN
5 3 (10.34%) SAN
6 2 (6.90%) Internet
6 2 (6.90%) DNS
6 2 (6.90%) WLAN
6 2 (6.90%) Wireless
6 2 (6.90%) OSPF
6 2 (6.90%) BGP
6 2 (6.90%) EIGRP
6 2 (6.90%) LAN
7 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.45%) NAS
7 1 (3.45%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Network Engineer
1 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Support Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Support
5 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Kindle
2 4 (13.79%) CCTV
3 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Service Management
3 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Data Security
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) MCSE
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.90%) MOS
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.90%) A+ Certification
3 2 (6.90%) MCSA
3 2 (6.90%) CCNP
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) ISO 9001
2 5 (17.24%) SLA
3 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) XenServer
2 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (6.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Citrix
2 11 (37.93%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) WatchGuard
4 7 (24.14%) Remedy
5 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.24%) HP
6 5 (17.24%) BMC
6 5 (17.24%) Oracle
7 3 (10.34%) Apple
8 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.90%) Symantec
8 2 (6.90%) Nokia
8 2 (6.90%) Juniper
8 2 (6.90%) Websense
8 2 (6.90%) Trend Micro
8 2 (6.90%) Aruba
8 2 (6.90%) Splunk
9 1 (3.45%) Veeam
9 1 (3.45%) Altiris
9 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
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