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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 47 46 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 32 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.20% 3.24% 2.54%
As % of the Vendors category 6.82% 7.61% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 3
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£408 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.38% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £18.13 £25.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -12.19%
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
469 355 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 46.85% 42.62% 50.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 153 169
Average daily rate £463 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £185 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 26
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.53 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.58% +61.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +4 9 £375 +10.29%
Warrington -10 8 £500 +17.64% 2
Macclesfield - 8 £380 - 1
Northwich - 1 - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Nantwich - - - - 2
Crewe - - - - 3
Knutsford - - - - 1
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 35 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (32.47%) CCNP
2 25 (32.47%) LAN
3 21 (27.27%) WAN
4 20 (25.97%) HP
5 19 (24.68%) CheckPoint
6 18 (23.38%) Juniper
7 17 (22.08%) CCNA
7 17 (22.08%) Firewall
8 16 (20.78%) Windows
9 14 (18.18%) F5
10 13 (16.88%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (16.88%) PRINCE2
10 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
10 13 (16.88%) Finance
11 11 (14.29%) VMware
11 11 (14.29%) VLAN
12 10 (12.99%) CMDB
12 10 (12.99%) Opsware
12 10 (12.99%) Wireless
12 10 (12.99%) Project Management
12 10 (12.99%) CCIE
12 10 (12.99%) DHCP
13 9 (11.69%) Network Management
13 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (11.69%) Degree
13 9 (11.69%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (10.39%) ArcSight
14 8 (10.39%) Network Monitoring
14 8 (10.39%) Cyber-Ark

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (5.19%) IIS
2 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.90%) Documentum
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.47%) LAN
2 21 (27.27%) WAN
3 17 (22.08%) Firewall
4 11 (14.29%) VLAN
5 10 (12.99%) Wireless
5 10 (12.99%) DHCP
6 9 (11.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (7.79%) SAN
8 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
9 4 (5.19%) VPN
9 4 (5.19%) WLAN
9 4 (5.19%) MPLS
10 3 (3.90%) EIGRP
10 3 (3.90%) TACACS
10 3 (3.90%) DNS
10 3 (3.90%) NX-OS
10 3 (3.90%) NAS
11 2 (2.60%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.60%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (2.60%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) BODI
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Local Government
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (32.47%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.88%) Project Manager
3 8 (10.39%) Network Specialist
4 7 (9.09%) Architect
5 5 (6.49%) Consultant
5 5 (6.49%) Project Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Network Technician
7 3 (3.90%) Information Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Security Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Information Security Project Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Data Centre Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Network Technical Architect
8 2 (2.60%) FlexPod Consultant
8 2 (2.60%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (2.60%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) CMDB
2 6 (7.79%) FlexPod
3 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) Clustering
4 2 (2.60%) iPhone
5 1 (1.30%) Open Source
5 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.30%) IVR
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.30%) Handset
5 1 (1.30%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Windows
2 8 (10.39%) Solaris
3 7 (9.09%) UNIX
4 6 (7.79%) Linux
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.49%) HPUX
5 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.90%) AIX
7 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.30%) Android
8 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.88%) PRINCE2
1 13 (16.88%) Root Cause Analysis
2 10 (12.99%) Project Management
3 9 (11.69%) Network Management
4 8 (10.39%) Business Development
4 8 (10.39%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (10.39%) Change Management
4 8 (10.39%) Information Security
5 7 (9.09%) Migration
6 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.19%) TOGAF
7 4 (5.19%) Change Control
8 3 (3.90%) ITIL
8 3 (3.90%) Time Management
8 3 (3.90%) Service Management
8 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.60%) Zachman Framework
9 2 (2.60%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.60%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.60%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (32.47%) CCNP
3 17 (22.08%) CCNA
4 10 (12.99%) CCIE
5 9 (11.69%) Degree
6 8 (10.39%) PMP
6 8 (10.39%) PMI Certification
6 8 (10.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.90%) CISSP
8 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.60%) CEH
9 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.60%) GCIA
9 2 (2.60%) GCIH
9 2 (2.60%) MCSE
9 2 (2.60%) NCIE
10 1 (1.30%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.30%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.79%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.19%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.60%) NFS
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) HP NNM
2 3 (3.90%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.30%) SCCM
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (25.97%) HP
2 19 (24.68%) CheckPoint
3 18 (23.38%) Juniper
4 14 (18.18%) F5
5 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
6 11 (14.29%) VMware
7 10 (12.99%) Opsware
8 8 (10.39%) Blue Coat
8 8 (10.39%) NetScout
8 8 (10.39%) ArcSight
8 8 (10.39%) Cyber-Ark
8 8 (10.39%) TippingPoint
8 8 (10.39%) McAfee
8 8 (10.39%) Nokia
9 7 (9.09%) Citrix
10 4 (5.19%) NetApp
10 4 (5.19%) Oracle
10 4 (5.19%) IBM
10 4 (5.19%) Aruba
11 3 (3.90%) Fortinet
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