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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 24 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.23% 1.83% 2.67%
As % of the Vendors category 8.77% 3.23% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£415 £250 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.00% -5.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -15.00%
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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
57 62 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 36.77% 56.88% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 13
Average daily rate £415 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.33% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £243 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +144.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (85.71%) DV Cleared
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) Citrix
3 9 (64.29%) LAN
3 9 (64.29%) WAN
3 9 (64.29%) Firewall
4 8 (57.14%) IPsec
4 8 (57.14%) OSPF
4 8 (57.14%) BGP
4 8 (57.14%) SSL
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (28.57%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 3 (21.43%) vSphere
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) DHCP
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (21.43%) Firmware
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) SCCM
6 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
1 1 (7.14%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) LAN
1 9 (64.29%) WAN
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) IPsec
2 8 (57.14%) OSPF
2 8 (57.14%) BGP
2 8 (57.14%) SSL
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) NetScreen
5 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Network Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (7.14%) Analytics
2 1 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) Anomaly Detection
2 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) DV Cleared
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) MCTS
2 3 (21.43%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
2 3 (21.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) TOWER Software
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) McAfee
5 1 (7.14%) ProCurve
5 1 (7.14%) LogRhythm
5 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire
5 1 (7.14%) F5