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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 51 49 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs citing Cisco 21 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.23% 2.59% 5.36%
As % of the Vendors category 5.60% 5.51% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +72.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £730 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Average hourly rate £30.63 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.94% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £25.00 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.04%
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
375 363 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.89% 47.08% 51.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 160 135
Average daily rate £400 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £148 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 28
Average hourly rate £15.77 £12.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.16% -61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.50 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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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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 -1 6 £375 -48.63% 2
Nantwich 0 1 £275 +37.50% 5
Macclesfield -3 1 £450 - 1
Crewe -8 1 - - 3
Northwich - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - - 4
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 31 (53.45%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (34.48%) CCNP
3 17 (29.31%) CCNA
4 16 (27.59%) CCIE
4 16 (27.59%) HP
5 15 (25.86%) LAN
5 15 (25.86%) WAN
6 14 (24.14%) Firewall
7 11 (18.97%) Windows
7 11 (18.97%) Juniper
7 11 (18.97%) VLAN
7 11 (18.97%) Data Centre
8 10 (17.24%) CMDB
8 10 (17.24%) Opsware
8 10 (17.24%) Network Management
9 9 (15.52%) SAN
9 9 (15.52%) DHCP
9 9 (15.52%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (13.79%) NetScout
10 8 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
10 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
10 8 (13.79%) Citrix
10 8 (13.79%) Change Management
10 8 (13.79%) HP NNM
11 7 (12.07%) Finance
11 7 (12.07%) VMware
11 7 (12.07%) Project Management
11 7 (12.07%) NetApp
11 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Project
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.86%) WAN
1 15 (25.86%) LAN
2 14 (24.14%) Firewall
3 11 (18.97%) VLAN
4 9 (15.52%) SAN
4 9 (15.52%) DHCP
5 7 (12.07%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (10.34%) VPN
7 5 (8.62%) DNS
7 5 (8.62%) NAS
8 4 (6.90%) Wireless
8 4 (6.90%) OSPF
8 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
9 3 (5.17%) BGP
9 3 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (5.17%) NX-OS
10 2 (3.45%) Network Security
10 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Local Government
3 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) Architect
3 7 (12.07%) Project Manager
3 7 (12.07%) Consultant
3 7 (12.07%) Network Specialist
4 6 (10.34%) Technical Architect
4 6 (10.34%) Network Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Network Technical Architect
6 3 (5.17%) FlexPod Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Network Technician
6 3 (5.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Network Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Field Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Data Centre
2 10 (17.24%) CMDB
3 5 (8.62%) FlexPod
4 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.17%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.45%) iPhone
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.72%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.72%) Handset
6 1 (1.72%) Replication
6 1 (1.72%) IVR
6 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.72%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Data ONTAP
3 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.17%) Linux
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.72%) Solaris
5 1 (1.72%) UNIX
5 1 (1.72%) Android
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) Network Management
2 9 (15.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (13.79%) Change Management
4 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.07%) Project Management
5 4 (6.90%) Information Security
5 4 (6.90%) ITIL
5 4 (6.90%) Business Development
6 3 (5.17%) Change Control
7 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.45%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (3.45%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.45%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.45%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.72%) Migration
8 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) C
2 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (53.45%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (34.48%) CCNP
3 17 (29.31%) CCNA
4 16 (27.59%) CCIE
5 7 (12.07%) Degree
6 4 (6.90%) PMP
6 4 (6.90%) PMI Certification
6 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.17%) NCIE
8 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.45%) MCSE
9 1 (1.72%) CCDP
9 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.72%) CCSA
9 1 (1.72%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.72%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.72%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.45%) NFS
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) HP NNM
2 3 (5.17%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.72%) SCCM
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) HP
2 11 (18.97%) Juniper
3 10 (17.24%) Opsware
4 8 (13.79%) NetScout
4 8 (13.79%) Citrix
4 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.07%) NetApp
5 7 (12.07%) VMware
6 6 (10.34%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.62%) F5
8 4 (6.90%) ArcSight
8 4 (6.90%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (6.90%) Blue Coat
8 4 (6.90%) TippingPoint
8 4 (6.90%) McAfee
8 4 (6.90%) Nokia
9 3 (5.17%) IBM
9 3 (5.17%) EMC
10 2 (3.45%) LANDesk
10 2 (3.45%) Brocade
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