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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 14 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 10 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.20% 6.76% 4.92%
As % of the Vendors category 15.63% 20.00% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate £110 £375 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.66% +158.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
Cisco
Gloucestershire

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
64 50 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 65.31% 33.78% 47.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 11
Average daily rate £400 £415 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +32.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £270 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £678 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +38.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £33.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.10 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) CCNA
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) CCNP
4 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) LAN
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
6 3 (18.75%) SonicWALL
6 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) Firewall
6 3 (18.75%) Wireless
6 3 (18.75%) BGP
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) MCSE
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) SSL
7 2 (12.50%) DHCP
7 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
7 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (12.50%) Citrix
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (6.25%) Eucalyptus
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) LAN
1 5 (31.25%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (18.75%) BGP
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) DHCP
4 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) OSPF
4 2 (12.50%) SSL
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (6.25%) LTE
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
5 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Support
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Support
3 2 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) NOC Technician
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Java EE
1 1 (6.25%) WebRTC
1 1 (6.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) HP Storage
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) MODAF
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Presales
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) CCNA
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) CCNP
5 2 (12.50%) MCSE
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) CCIE
6 1 (6.25%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
1 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) SonicWALL
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) BMC
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Draytek
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Nokia
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) Veeam
5 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 4 days ago