The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 39 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.45% 2.86% 3.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.03% 5.50% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £400 £375 £730
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -48.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £30.63 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +8.33%
Cisco
Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
97 109 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 43.50% 51.90% 54.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 57 27
Median daily rate £413 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £295 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £496 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 9
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -40.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Cisco
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) LANDesk