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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 12 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 12.07% 6.78% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 19.72% 12.12% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£263 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -24.00%
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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
71 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 61.21% 55.93% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 18 5
Average daily rate £365 £285 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.89% -25.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £198 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £364 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +16.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014, 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 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (63.16%) Firewall
2 11 (57.89%) LAN
2 11 (57.89%) MPLS
3 10 (52.63%) WAN
3 10 (52.63%) Juniper
3 10 (52.63%) CCNP
3 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
3 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
4 9 (47.37%) ITIL
5 7 (36.84%) VPN
5 7 (36.84%) BGP
5 7 (36.84%) EIGRP
5 7 (36.84%) Problem Management
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (36.84%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
6 5 (26.32%) VLAN
6 5 (26.32%) Change Management
6 5 (26.32%) CCNA
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) SSL
7 4 (21.05%) Blue Coat
7 4 (21.05%) ProxySG
7 4 (21.05%) BIG-IP
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (21.05%) F5
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) Firewall
2 11 (57.89%) LAN
2 11 (57.89%) MPLS
3 10 (52.63%) WAN
4 7 (36.84%) VPN
4 7 (36.84%) BGP
4 7 (36.84%) EIGRP
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (26.32%) VLAN
6 4 (21.05%) SSL
6 4 (21.05%) BIG-IP
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.26%) Network Security
7 1 (5.26%) Ethereal
7 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
7 1 (5.26%) Wireless
7 1 (5.26%) Frame Relay
7 1 (5.26%) ATM
7 1 (5.26%) ISDN
7 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Team Leader
1 5 (26.32%) Network Team Leader
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Network Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Network Supervisor
3 3 (15.79%) Network Operations Team Leader
3 3 (15.79%) Operations Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Author
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Author
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Open Source
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Problem Management
2 7 (36.84%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
3 5 (26.32%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Network Design
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (52.63%) CCNP
2 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) CCSE
5 1 (5.26%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Juniper
2 4 (21.05%) Blue Coat
2 4 (21.05%) F5
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.53%) Nokia
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) NetQoS