The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 19 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 9 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.25% 4.92% 13.41%
As % of the Vendors category 13.85% 8.57% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Average daily rate
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£370 £236 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.61% -10.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +1.12%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Vendors Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
65 70 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 45.14% 57.38% 52.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 30 20
Average daily rate £415 £373 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.40% +20.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £510 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +187.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Cheltenham region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Cheltenham region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) SSL
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) MPLS
4 4 (40.00%) BGP
4 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) IPsec
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Clustering
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) CCNP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) SSL
3 4 (40.00%) MPLS
3 4 (40.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) IPsec
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) VLAN
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) ATM
5 2 (20.00%) DSL
5 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (20.00%) OSPF
6 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) CCNP
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) MCTS
4 3 (30.00%) MCITP
5 1 (10.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Firmware
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (20.00%) TOWER Software
5 1 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) NetQoS