The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 27 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 23 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 47 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.42% 2.81% 1.63%
As % of the Vendors category 13.17% 6.99% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £51.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.30% -15.47%
Cisco
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
357 372 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 48.77% 40.26% 47.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 170 170
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £245 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 36
Average hourly rate £18.13 £31.56 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.54% -5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £44.90 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Cheshire region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Cheshire region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +16 12 £400 -5.88% 2
Warrington -1 9 £500 - 4
Macclesfield +10 6 £326 -9.37%
Wilmslow - 1 - - 2
Crewe - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 1
Nantwich - - - - 2
Runcorn - - - - 1
Sandbach - - - -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 34 (36.56%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (29.03%) LAN
3 26 (27.96%) Firewall
4 25 (26.88%) CCNP
5 22 (23.66%) WAN
6 20 (21.51%) CheckPoint
7 18 (19.35%) Juniper
7 18 (19.35%) CCNA
7 18 (19.35%) Windows
8 17 (18.28%) F5
9 15 (16.13%) HP
9 15 (16.13%) Wireless
10 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
10 14 (15.05%) VLAN
11 13 (13.98%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (13.98%) Finance
12 12 (12.90%) VMware
12 12 (12.90%) Solaris
13 11 (11.83%) Local Government
14 10 (10.75%) Fortinet
14 10 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (10.75%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (10.75%) UNIX
14 10 (10.75%) CCIE
14 10 (10.75%) Project Management
15 9 (9.68%) Citrix
15 9 (9.68%) CISSP
15 9 (9.68%) Linux
15 9 (9.68%) DHCP
15 9 (9.68%) Aruba

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (5.38%) IIS
2 4 (4.30%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.30%) Documentum
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.30%) MS Project
2 4 (4.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (29.03%) LAN
2 26 (27.96%) Firewall
3 22 (23.66%) WAN
4 15 (16.13%) Wireless
5 14 (15.05%) VLAN
6 10 (10.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (9.68%) DHCP
8 8 (8.60%) IP Telephony
9 7 (7.53%) TACACS
9 7 (7.53%) WLAN
10 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
11 5 (5.38%) SAN
12 4 (4.30%) MPLS
12 4 (4.30%) EIGRP
13 3 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (2.15%) Cisco PIX
14 2 (2.15%) NAS
14 2 (2.15%) iSCSI
14 2 (2.15%) Intranet
14 2 (2.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.30%) BODI
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (13.98%) Finance
2 11 (11.83%) Local Government
3 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.15%) Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (31.18%) Network Engineer
2 9 (9.68%) Consultant
3 8 (8.60%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.53%) Project Engineer
4 7 (7.53%) Architect
4 7 (7.53%) Firewall Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) Service Transition Manager
5 6 (6.45%) Service Manager
5 6 (6.45%) Transition Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (5.38%) Network Specialist
7 4 (4.30%) Administrator
7 4 (4.30%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (4.30%) Coordinator
8 3 (3.23%) Network Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.23%) Project Administrator
8 3 (3.23%) Senior Cisco Consultant
8 3 (3.23%) Cisco Consultant
8 3 (3.23%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) CMDB
2 6 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (5.38%) FlexPod
4 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.15%) Clustering
6 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.08%) Replication
6 1 (1.08%) iPhone
6 1 (1.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.35%) Windows
2 12 (12.90%) Solaris
3 10 (10.75%) UNIX
4 9 (9.68%) Linux
5 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.45%) HPUX
7 3 (3.23%) AIX
8 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.98%) Root Cause Analysis
2 10 (10.75%) Project Management
3 8 (8.60%) Migration
3 8 (8.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (7.53%) PRINCE2
4 7 (7.53%) Information Security
5 6 (6.45%) Network Management
6 5 (5.38%) Change Management
6 5 (5.38%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (5.38%) Business Development
7 4 (4.30%) Time Management
7 4 (4.30%) Change Control
7 4 (4.30%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.23%) Service Management
8 3 (3.23%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.23%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.23%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.15%) CAFM
9 2 (2.15%) Supplier Management
9 2 (2.15%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (36.56%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (26.88%) CCNP
3 18 (19.35%) CCNA
4 10 (10.75%) CCIE
5 9 (9.68%) CISSP
6 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
7 6 (6.45%) GCIA
7 6 (6.45%) GCIH
7 6 (6.45%) CEH
8 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (5.38%) PMP
8 5 (5.38%) PMI Certification
8 5 (5.38%) CCSA
8 5 (5.38%) Degree
9 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.15%) ISSAP
10 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.08%) MCSE
11 1 (1.08%) CCSE
11 1 (1.08%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.08%) NFS
3 1 (1.08%) XenApp
3 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) HP NNM
2 2 (2.15%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.08%) SCCM
3 1 (1.08%) SCOM
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (21.51%) CheckPoint
2 18 (19.35%) Juniper
3 17 (18.28%) F5
4 15 (16.13%) HP
5 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
6 12 (12.90%) VMware
7 10 (10.75%) Fortinet
8 9 (9.68%) Citrix
8 9 (9.68%) Aruba
9 7 (7.53%) Blue Coat
9 7 (7.53%) Opsware
10 5 (5.38%) Oracle
10 5 (5.38%) McAfee
10 5 (5.38%) Nokia
10 5 (5.38%) Cyber-Ark
10 5 (5.38%) ArcSight
10 5 (5.38%) TippingPoint
10 5 (5.38%) NetScout
11 4 (4.30%) SolarWinds
11 4 (4.30%) Compuware
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