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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 19 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.06% - 9.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.86% - 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £475 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £18.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.88 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +4.65%

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
35 44 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 37.23% 37.61% 50.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 43
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 14
Median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.13 £35.00 £18.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (75.00%) Local Government
1 3 (75.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) BYOD
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (75.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (50.00%) BYOD
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint