The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Colchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 6 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 16.28% - 7.41%
As % of the Vendors category 25.93% - 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 1
Average daily rate £400 - £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 62.79% 43.10% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 5
Average daily rate £400 £390 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £190 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cisco
Essex

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Colchester

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (77.78%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
3 10 (55.56%) CCNP
4 9 (50.00%) DHCP
4 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 9 (50.00%) DNS
4 9 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (44.44%) CCNA
5 8 (44.44%) BGP
6 7 (38.89%) Citrix
7 6 (33.33%) VPN
7 6 (33.33%) Thin Client
7 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 6 (33.33%) OSPF
7 6 (33.33%) Fat Client
7 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (27.78%) F5
8 5 (27.78%) Network Security
8 5 (27.78%) Dell
8 5 (27.78%) SAN
8 5 (27.78%) Windows
9 4 (22.22%) Linux
9 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
9 4 (22.22%) EMC
9 4 (22.22%) BIG-IP
9 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
9 4 (22.22%) CCSE
9 4 (22.22%) Migration

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) DHCP
2 9 (50.00%) DNS
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (44.44%) BGP
4 6 (33.33%) VPN
4 6 (33.33%) OSPF
5 5 (27.78%) Network Security
5 5 (27.78%) SAN
6 4 (22.22%) BIG-IP
6 4 (22.22%) NetScreen
6 4 (22.22%) DMVPN
6 4 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (16.67%) iSCSI
7 3 (16.67%) LAN
7 3 (16.67%) VoIP
7 3 (16.67%) WAN
7 3 (16.67%) SSL
General
1 2 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Security Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Network Security Specialist
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Server Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 6 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (55.56%) CCNP
3 8 (44.44%) CCNA
4 4 (22.22%) CCSE
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (16.67%) MCSE
6 2 (11.11%) CCIE
6 2 (11.11%) CCVP
6 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (5.56%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (11.11%) WSUS
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (38.89%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) F5
4 5 (27.78%) Dell
5 4 (22.22%) EMC
5 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
5 4 (22.22%) Infoblox
5 4 (22.22%) Imperva
6 3 (16.67%) HP
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.11%) Juniper
7 2 (11.11%) Wyse
7 2 (11.11%) Zeacom
8 1 (5.56%) Altiris