The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank - - 12
Contract jobs citing Cisco 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester - - 8.33%
As % of the Vendors category - - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.60 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +6.32%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Vendors Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
18 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 47.37% 67.35% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
Average daily rate £413 £244 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -37.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.50 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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
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 4 September 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) ISDN
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) OPNET
4 1 (16.67%) CCVP
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Tandberg
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) XMPP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) Telepresence
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) ISDN
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCVP
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) OPNET
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Aerohive Networks
2 1 (16.67%) Tandberg