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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 29 36 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing Cisco 16 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.30% 1.27% 5.99%
As % of the Vendors category 9.88% 2.33% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 10
Average daily rate £345 £306 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% -17.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £331 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
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
162 172 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.55% 54.60% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 104 73
Average daily rate £400 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £198 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 14
Average hourly rate £60.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 17 (56.67%) WAN
2 14 (46.67%) Data Centre
3 13 (43.33%) Linux
4 12 (40.00%) LAN
4 12 (40.00%) Firewall
5 11 (36.67%) ITIL
5 11 (36.67%) Windows
6 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (26.67%) VMware
7 8 (26.67%) CCNA
7 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
8 7 (23.33%) VoIP
8 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (20.00%) Migration
9 6 (20.00%) Juniper
9 6 (20.00%) Splunk
10 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
10 5 (16.67%) Remedy
10 5 (16.67%) Service Management
10 5 (16.67%) MCSE
10 5 (16.67%) HP
10 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.67%) VPN
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (16.67%) Citrix
10 5 (16.67%) F5
11 4 (13.33%) CCTV
11 4 (13.33%) Oracle Exadata

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) WAN
2 12 (40.00%) Firewall
2 12 (40.00%) LAN
3 7 (23.33%) VoIP
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (16.67%) VPN
6 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (10.00%) Wireless
8 2 (6.67%) Internet
8 2 (6.67%) MPLS
8 2 (6.67%) Network Security
9 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
9 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
9 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
9 1 (3.33%) NX-OS
9 1 (3.33%) SAN
9 1 (3.33%) VLAN
9 1 (3.33%) VPLS
9 1 (3.33%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Administrator
2 7 (23.33%) Network Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 3 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Communications Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) CCTV
3 2 (6.67%) CMDB
3 2 (6.67%) NHS
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) iPad
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
4 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.33%) Unix
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (16.67%) Service Management
4 4 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) High Availability
6 2 (6.67%) Kanban
6 2 (6.67%) Network Design
6 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.33%) Email Filtering
7 1 (3.33%) ERP
7 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (26.67%) CCNA
3 5 (16.67%) MCSE
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (13.33%) CCNP
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (13.33%) MCSA
5 3 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (10.00%) VCP5
5 3 (10.00%) VCP6
5 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.67%) CCIE
7 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
7 1 (3.33%) CCA
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.33%) MCITP
7 1 (3.33%) MCP
7 1 (3.33%) MOS
7 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) COBIT
3 1 (3.33%) HIPAA
3 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Nagios
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) VMware
2 6 (20.00%) Juniper
2 6 (20.00%) Splunk
3 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix
3 5 (16.67%) F5
3 5 (16.67%) HP
3 5 (16.67%) Remedy
4 4 (13.33%) BMC
4 4 (13.33%) Dell
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.33%) NetApp
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle
4 4 (13.33%) WorldPay
5 2 (6.67%) FireEye
5 2 (6.67%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.33%) Aruba
6 1 (3.33%) Avaya
6 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
6 1 (3.33%) Nortel