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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 19 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 3 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.61% 7.03% 2.56%
As % of the Vendors category 7.14% 16.67% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £319 £376 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £18.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +11.11%
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
42 54 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 36.52% 42.19% 45.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 20
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £350 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 13
Median hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +41.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Chester region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 December 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 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Local Government
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) BYOD
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) LANDesk

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 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) BYOD
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) LANDesk