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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 22 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 27 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.00% 2.69% 2.67%
As % of the Vendors category 12.98% 5.71% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£291 £200 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.62% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £200 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £200 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.55% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.10% -22.00%
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
208 175 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.22% 47.04% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 79 67
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £515 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 14 23
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.20 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.60 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 32 (78.05%) Windows
2 24 (58.54%) Citrix
3 23 (56.10%) VoIP
3 23 (56.10%) Firewall
4 22 (53.66%) ITIL
5 17 (41.46%) VLAN
6 16 (39.02%) WatchGuard
6 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (36.59%) XenServer
7 15 (36.59%) Kindle
7 15 (36.59%) ISO 9001
8 12 (29.27%) VMware
9 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
9 11 (26.83%) Linux
10 8 (19.51%) Remedy
11 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (17.07%) HP
11 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
11 7 (17.07%) Finance
12 6 (14.63%) Remedy ITSM
12 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (14.63%) Oracle Exadata
12 6 (14.63%) VPN
12 6 (14.63%) SLA
12 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
12 6 (14.63%) Oracle
12 6 (14.63%) Service Management
12 6 (14.63%) BMC
13 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
13 5 (12.20%) ITIL Certification

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.44%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 23 (56.10%) VoIP
1 23 (56.10%) Firewall
2 17 (41.46%) VLAN
3 6 (14.63%) VPN
4 5 (12.20%) WAN
4 5 (12.20%) DNS
4 5 (12.20%) Network Security
5 4 (9.76%) LAN
5 4 (9.76%) SAN
6 3 (7.32%) Internet
6 3 (7.32%) DHCP
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (7.32%) Wireless
7 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.88%) WLAN
7 2 (4.88%) OSPF
7 2 (4.88%) BGP
7 2 (4.88%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.44%) MPLS
8 1 (2.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Network Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Network Support
6 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) IT Support
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Kindle
2 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
2 5 (12.20%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (12.20%) CCTV
3 3 (7.32%) CLARiiON
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (78.05%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
3 11 (26.83%) Linux
4 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.88%) UNIX
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) Android
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Service Management
3 2 (4.88%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.44%) Data Security
4 1 (2.44%) Project Management
4 1 (2.44%) Network Design
4 1 (2.44%) Migration
4 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (12.20%) MCSE
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.76%) CCNP
3 4 (9.76%) CCNA
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.88%) MOS
4 2 (4.88%) MCSA
4 2 (4.88%) MCP
4 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.88%) CCIE
5 1 (2.44%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (36.59%) ISO 9001
2 6 (14.63%) SLA
3 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) XenServer
2 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.32%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) XenApp
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (7.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (58.54%) Citrix
2 16 (39.02%) WatchGuard
3 12 (29.27%) VMware
4 8 (19.51%) Remedy
5 7 (17.07%) HP
5 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
6 6 (14.63%) Oracle
6 6 (14.63%) BMC
7 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
8 4 (9.76%) EMC
9 3 (7.32%) Nokia
9 3 (7.32%) Symantec
9 3 (7.32%) Apple
9 3 (7.32%) F5
10 2 (4.88%) Websense
10 2 (4.88%) Splunk
10 2 (4.88%) Aruba
10 2 (4.88%) Juniper
10 2 (4.88%) Trend Micro
11 1 (2.44%) Lotus