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 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 23 23 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Contract jobs citing Cisco 51 52 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.60% 5.68% 2.83%
As % of the Vendors category 15.18% 12.41% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 14
Average daily rate
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£388 £305 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.04% -15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £272 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £568 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.96% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £19.91
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.63 - £17.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.25 - £25.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -21.00%
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
336 419 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.47% 45.79% 53.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 189 250
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £230 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 37 28
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.63% +106.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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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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
Warrington -7 12 £423 +46.95% 3
Chester +15 8 - - 2
Macclesfield - 7 £170 - 1
Knutsford +1 1 - - 1
Runcorn - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 26 (37.68%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (34.78%) Firewall
3 22 (31.88%) Juniper
4 19 (27.54%) LAN
5 15 (21.74%) Windows
5 15 (21.74%) CCNP
5 15 (21.74%) F5
6 14 (20.29%) VLAN
7 13 (18.84%) CCIE
8 12 (17.39%) BGP
8 12 (17.39%) WAN
9 11 (15.94%) OSPF
9 11 (15.94%) Wireless
10 10 (14.49%) CCNA
10 10 (14.49%) Riverbed
11 9 (13.04%) Local Government
11 9 (13.04%) Fortinet
11 9 (13.04%) Citrix
12 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
12 8 (11.59%) MPLS
12 8 (11.59%) VPN
12 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
13 7 (10.14%) UNIX
13 7 (10.14%) Linux
13 7 (10.14%) ITIL
13 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
14 6 (8.70%) CCSA
14 6 (8.70%) Websense
14 6 (8.70%) TACACS
14 6 (8.70%) CISSP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.45%) Lync
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Project
2 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) PaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.78%) Firewall
2 19 (27.54%) LAN
3 14 (20.29%) VLAN
4 12 (17.39%) BGP
4 12 (17.39%) WAN
5 11 (15.94%) OSPF
5 11 (15.94%) Wireless
6 8 (11.59%) MPLS
6 8 (11.59%) VPN
7 6 (8.70%) TACACS
7 6 (8.70%) DHCP
7 6 (8.70%) DNS
7 6 (8.70%) WLAN
8 5 (7.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (7.25%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
8 5 (7.25%) SAN
8 5 (7.25%) IP Telephony
9 4 (5.80%) IPsec
9 4 (5.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (13.04%) Local Government
2 4 (5.80%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Consultant
2 11 (15.94%) Network Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Architect
3 7 (10.14%) Senior Consultant
3 7 (10.14%) Network Manager
4 6 (8.70%) Project Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Service Transition Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Service Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Transition Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Cisco Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.35%) Network Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Cisco Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (2.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.45%) PKI
2 1 (1.45%) NHS
2 1 (1.45%) Firmware
2 1 (1.45%) Clustering
2 1 (1.45%) Replication
2 1 (1.45%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) UNIX
2 7 (10.14%) Linux
3 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.14%) ITIL
1 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
2 3 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (4.35%) ITIL V3
2 3 (4.35%) Project Management
2 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (2.90%) Programme Management
3 2 (2.90%) Information Security
3 2 (2.90%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (2.90%) Supplier Management
3 2 (2.90%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (1.45%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.45%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.45%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (1.45%) Matrix Management
4 1 (1.45%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (1.45%) Change Control
4 1 (1.45%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (1.45%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.45%) C
1 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (37.68%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (21.74%) CCNP
3 13 (18.84%) CCIE
4 10 (14.49%) CCNA
5 6 (8.70%) CCSA
5 6 (8.70%) CISSP
6 4 (5.80%) CEH
6 4 (5.80%) GCIA
6 4 (5.80%) GCIH
6 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.45%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.45%) BS7799
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) vSphere
2 2 (2.90%) XenApp
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) SCOM
1 3 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.90%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) Juniper
2 15 (21.74%) F5
3 10 (14.49%) Riverbed
4 9 (13.04%) Fortinet
4 9 (13.04%) Citrix
5 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.70%) Websense
6 6 (8.70%) SolarWinds
7 5 (7.25%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.80%) VMware
8 4 (5.80%) Brocade
9 3 (4.35%) Aruba
9 3 (4.35%) Symantec
9 3 (4.35%) NetApp
9 3 (4.35%) HP
9 3 (4.35%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.90%) Dell
10 2 (2.90%) EMC
10 2 (2.90%) IBM
10 2 (2.90%) 3PAR
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