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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.10% - -
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£140 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
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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
66 29 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 42.58% 48.33% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 9 16
Average daily rate £429 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £235 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £666 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £35.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £30.50 £39.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 17 (68.00%) LAN
1 17 (68.00%) Firewall
2 16 (64.00%) WAN
2 16 (64.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (48.00%) BGP
4 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (40.00%) Juniper
6 9 (36.00%) MPLS
6 9 (36.00%) SSL
6 9 (36.00%) CCNP
7 8 (32.00%) ITIL
7 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (32.00%) DV Cleared
8 7 (28.00%) Linux
9 6 (24.00%) OSPF
9 6 (24.00%) EIGRP
9 6 (24.00%) VPN
9 6 (24.00%) IPsec
9 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
9 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
10 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (20.00%) Finance
10 5 (20.00%) CCNA
10 5 (20.00%) Windows
10 5 (20.00%) Citrix
11 4 (16.00%) UNIX
11 4 (16.00%) VLAN
11 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
11 4 (16.00%) VMware

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (8.00%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) LAN
1 17 (68.00%) Firewall
2 16 (64.00%) WAN
3 12 (48.00%) BGP
4 9 (36.00%) MPLS
4 9 (36.00%) SSL
5 6 (24.00%) OSPF
5 6 (24.00%) EIGRP
5 6 (24.00%) VPN
5 6 (24.00%) IPsec
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (16.00%) VLAN
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (12.00%) BIG-IP
9 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
9 2 (8.00%) DNS
10 1 (4.00%) Network Security
10 1 (4.00%) DMZ
10 1 (4.00%) NetScreen
10 1 (4.00%) TACACS
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 5 (20.00%) Network Team Leader
3 4 (16.00%) Network Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Network Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Operations Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Network Operations Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Network Supervisor
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Service Management
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.00%) Network Design
6 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (36.00%) CCNP
4 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (32.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (20.00%) CCNA
6 1 (4.00%) CCSA
6 1 (4.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) ProxySG
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Juniper
2 5 (20.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
3 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) F5
4 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.00%) NetApp
5 2 (8.00%) Nokia
6 1 (4.00%) ProCurve
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) McAfee