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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank - 19 25
Contract jobs citing Cisco 0 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 7.06% 6.67%
As % of the Vendors category - 15.45% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 6
Average daily rate
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- £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.22% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -14.28%
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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
181 123 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 54.19% 45.72% 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 78 78
Average daily rate £425 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 29
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.13 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.18% -30.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £11.25 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £42.75 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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
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 23 January 2015, 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Firewall
3 14 (66.67%) ITIL
4 11 (52.38%) VoIP
4 11 (52.38%) Citrix
5 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (42.86%) XenServer
6 9 (42.86%) Kindle
6 9 (42.86%) ISO 9001
6 9 (42.86%) VLAN
6 9 (42.86%) WatchGuard
7 5 (23.81%) VMware
7 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
8 4 (19.05%) VPN
8 4 (19.05%) CCNA
8 4 (19.05%) HP
8 4 (19.05%) WAN
8 4 (19.05%) LAN
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
9 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
9 3 (14.29%) CLARiiON
9 3 (14.29%) Linux
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 3 (14.29%) EMC
9 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 3 (14.29%) DNS
9 3 (14.29%) SAN
9 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (14.29%) vSphere

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) Firewall
2 11 (52.38%) VoIP
3 9 (42.86%) VLAN
4 4 (19.05%) VPN
4 4 (19.05%) WAN
4 4 (19.05%) LAN
5 3 (14.29%) DNS
5 3 (14.29%) SAN
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (9.52%) DHCP
6 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.76%) Wireless
7 1 (4.76%) Internet
7 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.76%) WLAN
7 1 (4.76%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Kindle
2 3 (14.29%) CLARiiON
2 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.52%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
4 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.52%) Android
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.52%) CCIE
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) ISO 9001
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) XenServer
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) vSphere
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Citrix
2 9 (42.86%) WatchGuard
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) EMC
5 3 (14.29%) F5
6 2 (9.52%) MobileIron
6 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
6 2 (9.52%) BMC
6 2 (9.52%) Dell
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) Polycom
6 2 (9.52%) Remedy
7 1 (4.76%) Symantec
7 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.76%) Juniper
7 1 (4.76%) Nokia
7 1 (4.76%) Apple