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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 30 32 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs citing Cisco 13 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.48% 2.69% 6.91%
As % of the Vendors category 7.03% 5.42% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Average daily rate
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£288 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £269 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £314 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +196.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.06 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.56% -11.26%
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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
185 166 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.47% 49.70% 48.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 102 63
Average daily rate £350 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £267 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 24
Average hourly rate £20.50 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.76% +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £47.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 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 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) Wireless
2 8 (47.06%) CCNP
2 8 (47.06%) HP
2 8 (47.06%) Citrix
3 7 (41.18%) CCIE
4 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
4 6 (35.29%) Juniper
4 6 (35.29%) F5
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (29.41%) NetApp
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) VoIP
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) CCSP
6 4 (23.53%) Firewall
6 4 (23.53%) CCSE
6 4 (23.53%) JNCIP
6 4 (23.53%) JNCIE
6 4 (23.53%) SAN
6 4 (23.53%) CCDP
6 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
6 4 (23.53%) Network Security
6 4 (23.53%) Fortinet
6 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (23.53%) HP ASE
6 4 (23.53%) HP MASE
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Wireless
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (23.53%) Network Security
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
3 4 (23.53%) SAN
3 4 (23.53%) VoIP
4 3 (17.65%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) VPN
5 2 (11.76%) DNS
5 2 (11.76%) DHCP
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
5 2 (11.76%) MPLS
5 2 (11.76%) OSPF
5 2 (11.76%) BIG-IP
5 2 (11.76%) VLAN
5 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.88%) Law
1 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Network Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Security Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) Statistics
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) VMS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
1 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
1 1 (5.88%) Network Management
1 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCNP
3 7 (41.18%) CCIE
4 4 (23.53%) CCSP
4 4 (23.53%) CCDP
4 4 (23.53%) CCSE
4 4 (23.53%) JNCIP
4 4 (23.53%) JNCIE
4 4 (23.53%) HP ASE
4 4 (23.53%) HP MASE
5 1 (5.88%) MCSE
5 1 (5.88%) MCITP
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) CCA
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) HP
1 8 (47.06%) Citrix
2 6 (35.29%) Juniper
2 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
2 6 (35.29%) F5
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) NetApp
4 4 (23.53%) Fortinet
4 4 (23.53%) Riverbed
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) BT
6 1 (5.88%) 3Com
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