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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 45 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 13 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.53% 5.08% 2.70%
As % of the Vendors category 6.10% 11.68% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 1
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£315 £291 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.15% +45.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 1
Average hourly rate £48.50 £27.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.36% +96.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +1.16%
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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
213 214 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.52% 43.50% 46.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 132 74
Average daily rate £406 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 37 17
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.55 £20.60 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.30 £30.00 £42.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 16 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
3 13 (41.94%) Firewall
4 12 (38.71%) VMware
4 12 (38.71%) Windows
5 10 (32.26%) Linux
5 10 (32.26%) CCNP
5 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
6 9 (29.03%) HP
6 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
7 8 (25.81%) F5
7 8 (25.81%) CCIE
8 7 (22.58%) VPN
8 7 (22.58%) CCNA
8 7 (22.58%) ITIL
8 7 (22.58%) Wireless
8 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
9 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
9 6 (19.35%) Network Security
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle
9 6 (19.35%) VoIP
9 6 (19.35%) DNS
9 6 (19.35%) DHCP
10 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (16.13%) Juniper
10 5 (16.13%) Citrix
10 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
10 5 (16.13%) MCSE

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Firewall
2 7 (22.58%) Wireless
2 7 (22.58%) VPN
2 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (19.35%) DHCP
3 6 (19.35%) Network Security
3 6 (19.35%) DNS
3 6 (19.35%) VoIP
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (16.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (12.90%) VLAN
5 4 (12.90%) WAN
5 4 (12.90%) LAN
5 4 (12.90%) SAN
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
6 3 (9.68%) FCoE
6 3 (9.68%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (9.68%) NetScaler
6 3 (9.68%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Network Engineer
1 6 (19.35%) Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Network Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Network Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Security Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Server Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Security Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) CLARiiON
3 3 (9.68%) Clustering
4 2 (6.45%) NHS
4 2 (6.45%) CCTV
4 2 (6.45%) CMDB
4 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Statistics
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Linux
3 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.90%) Debian
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.45%) UNIX
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
3 5 (16.13%) Change Management
4 4 (12.90%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) B2B
5 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security
7 1 (3.23%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security Management
7 1 (3.23%) Security Management
7 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.23%) ISMS
7 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (32.26%) CCNP
3 8 (25.81%) CCIE
4 7 (22.58%) CCNA
5 5 (16.13%) MCSE
5 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (9.68%) CCSE
7 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
7 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
7 3 (9.68%) HP ASE
7 3 (9.68%) HP MASE
7 3 (9.68%) JNCIP
7 3 (9.68%) JNCIE
7 3 (9.68%) MCITP
7 3 (9.68%) CCSP
7 3 (9.68%) CCDP
7 3 (9.68%) CCA
7 3 (9.68%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (6.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
1 3 (9.68%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) VMware
2 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 9 (29.03%) HP
4 8 (25.81%) F5
5 6 (19.35%) Oracle
6 5 (16.13%) Citrix
6 5 (16.13%) Juniper
7 4 (12.90%) Dell
7 4 (12.90%) EMC
7 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
7 4 (12.90%) Splunk
7 4 (12.90%) Remedy
8 3 (9.68%) Dell Compellent
8 3 (9.68%) Fortinet
8 3 (9.68%) Riverbed
8 3 (9.68%) 3PAR
8 3 (9.68%) NetApp
9 2 (6.45%) BMC
9 2 (6.45%) BT