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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 21 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.08% 6.49% 2.50%
As % of the Vendors category 21.43% 11.11% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £18.52 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.77% -11.83%
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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
42 45 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 28.38% 58.44% 48.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 19
Average daily rate £413 £365 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% -10.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 9
Average hourly rate £39.00 £22.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -43.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £15.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £42.25 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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 27 February 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 11 (68.75%) LAN
1 11 (68.75%) WAN
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) BGP
3 6 (37.50%) IPsec
3 6 (37.50%) OSPF
3 6 (37.50%) SSL
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (25.00%) Juniper
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) CCNP
6 3 (18.75%) UNIX
6 3 (18.75%) MPLS
6 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (12.50%) Eucalyptus
7 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
7 2 (12.50%) DNS
7 2 (12.50%) EIGRP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Eucalyptus
1 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) LAN
1 11 (68.75%) WAN
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) BGP
3 6 (37.50%) IPsec
3 6 (37.50%) OSPF
3 6 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (18.75%) MPLS
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) DMZ
6 1 (6.25%) NetScreen
6 1 (6.25%) VLAN
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
1 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
1 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
1 2 (12.50%) Project Management
1 2 (12.50%) Service Management
1 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Network Design
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (6.25%) SIEM
2 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (6.25%) Analytics
2 1 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (6.25%) Anomaly Detection
2 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) CCNP
5 2 (12.50%) CCNA
6 1 (6.25%) CISSP
6 1 (6.25%) CISM
6 1 (6.25%) CCSA
6 1 (6.25%) GCIA
6 1 (6.25%) CCSE
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (12.50%) NetApp
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
4 1 (6.25%) ProCurve
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm
4 1 (6.25%) McAfee
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Nokia