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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank - 13 31
Contract jobs citing Cisco 0 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 9.15% 3.43%
As % of the Vendors category - 17.57% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate - £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £18.07 £21.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%
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
49 74 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 41.53% 52.11% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 43 33
Average daily rate £350 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £300 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.54 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.01% -47.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.09 £14.00 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.13 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Local Government
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) SMTP
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Local Government
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Architect
1 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Data Network Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Designer
1 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
1 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Change Control
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) CCIE
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
1 1 (11.11%) Netcool
1 1 (11.11%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Juniper
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) SAP