The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cheshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 37 24 43
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Contract jobs citing Cisco 26 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.39% 5.67% 2.91%
As % of the Vendors category 7.12% 11.02% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 8
Average daily rate
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£413 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £127 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £22.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +78.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.38 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-3.91% +9.14%
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
365 381 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.59% 51.42% 56.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 137 226
Average daily rate £310 £375 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +6.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 23
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.65 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £44.90 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
Cisco
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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 11 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 July 2014. 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
Macclesfield -1 5 £400 +38.52%
Chester +2 4 £509 +85.00%
Crewe -2 2 - -
Warrington -18 2 £290 +0.86% 1
Knutsford 0 1 - -
Northwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 29 (55.77%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (48.08%) LAN
3 21 (40.38%) CCNP
4 17 (32.69%) Firewall
4 17 (32.69%) Windows
5 15 (28.85%) WAN
5 15 (28.85%) Wireless
6 14 (26.92%) Juniper
7 13 (25.00%) VLAN
8 12 (23.08%) VPN
8 12 (23.08%) DNS
9 11 (21.15%) F5
10 10 (19.23%) DHCP
10 10 (19.23%) Citrix
10 10 (19.23%) CCNA
10 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (19.23%) BGP
11 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
11 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
11 9 (17.31%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (15.38%) OSPF
13 7 (13.46%) Internet
13 7 (13.46%) CCIE
13 7 (13.46%) Riverbed
13 7 (13.46%) NetScaler
13 7 (13.46%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (11.54%) Local Government
14 6 (11.54%) SAN
14 6 (11.54%) MPLS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 2 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.92%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Project
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) PaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (48.08%) LAN
2 17 (32.69%) Firewall
3 15 (28.85%) Wireless
3 15 (28.85%) WAN
4 13 (25.00%) VLAN
5 12 (23.08%) VPN
5 12 (23.08%) DNS
6 10 (19.23%) DHCP
6 10 (19.23%) BGP
7 9 (17.31%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (15.38%) OSPF
9 7 (13.46%) Internet
9 7 (13.46%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (13.46%) NetScaler
10 6 (11.54%) MPLS
10 6 (11.54%) SAN
11 5 (9.62%) DMZ
11 5 (9.62%) Structured Cabling
12 4 (7.69%) HTTP
12 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (11.54%) Local Government
2 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Network Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Consultant
3 6 (11.54%) Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Project Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Network Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.77%) Network Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Network Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Programme Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Firmware
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.92%) Clustering
2 1 (1.92%) CESG
2 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.54%) UNIX
5 5 (9.62%) Linux
6 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.92%) AIX
7 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.54%) ITIL
2 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
2 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
2 5 (9.62%) Load Balancing
2 5 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (5.77%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (3.85%) Migration
4 2 (3.85%) Information Security
4 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
4 2 (3.85%) Network Management
4 2 (3.85%) ITIL V3
4 2 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (3.85%) Project Planning
4 2 (3.85%) Project Management
4 2 (3.85%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (1.92%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.92%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (1.92%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (55.77%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (40.38%) CCNP
3 10 (19.23%) CCNA
4 7 (13.46%) CCIE
5 3 (5.77%) CCIP
6 2 (3.85%) CCSA
7 1 (1.92%) MCITP
7 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.69%) XenApp
3 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.92%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) SCOM
2 3 (5.77%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Juniper
2 11 (21.15%) F5
3 10 (19.23%) Citrix
4 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
5 7 (13.46%) Riverbed
6 5 (9.62%) HP
7 4 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 4 (7.69%) VMware
8 3 (5.77%) Brocade
8 3 (5.77%) Symantec
9 2 (3.85%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.85%) ProCurve
9 2 (3.85%) Dell
9 2 (3.85%) NetApp
9 2 (3.85%) IBM
9 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.85%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.92%) Mitel
10 1 (1.92%) Oracle
10 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
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