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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 16 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 10.26% 22.22% 25.30%
As % of the Vendors category 15.09% 26.32% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 21
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.75% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £413 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £416 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
- +12.16%
Vendors Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
53 38 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 67.95% 84.44% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 46
Average daily rate £388 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £413 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 23 July 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 17 (77.27%) Firewall
2 16 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (68.18%) VMware
4 14 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (54.55%) DHCP
5 12 (54.55%) DNS
6 11 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 11 (50.00%) CCNP
6 11 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (40.91%) CCNA
8 8 (36.36%) Citrix
8 8 (36.36%) SAN
8 8 (36.36%) BGP
9 7 (31.82%) Thin Client
9 7 (31.82%) OSPF
9 7 (31.82%) EMC
9 7 (31.82%) ITIL
9 7 (31.82%) Fat Client
9 7 (31.82%) Network Security
9 7 (31.82%) F5
10 6 (27.27%) VPN
11 5 (22.73%) NetScreen
11 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP
11 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
11 5 (22.73%) CCSE
11 5 (22.73%) Migration
11 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
11 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
11 5 (22.73%) HP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) Firewall
2 14 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (54.55%) DHCP
3 12 (54.55%) DNS
4 11 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (36.36%) BGP
5 8 (36.36%) SAN
6 7 (31.82%) OSPF
6 7 (31.82%) Network Security
7 6 (27.27%) VPN
8 5 (22.73%) iSCSI
8 5 (22.73%) NetScreen
8 5 (22.73%) DMVPN
8 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP
9 4 (18.18%) SSL
10 3 (13.64%) VoIP
10 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
11 2 (9.09%) FirePass
General
1 2 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Network Specialist
2 6 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Security Specialist
3 5 (22.73%) Network Security Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Server Technician
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Technician
6 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Thin Client
1 7 (31.82%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.09%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
2 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Network Management
4 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (50.00%) CCNP
3 9 (40.91%) CCNA
4 5 (22.73%) CCSE
5 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) MCSE
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (9.09%) CCVP
6 2 (9.09%) CCIE
7 1 (4.55%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (36.36%) Citrix
4 7 (31.82%) EMC
4 7 (31.82%) F5
5 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
5 5 (22.73%) Infoblox
5 5 (22.73%) Imperva
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) HP
5 5 (22.73%) Dell
6 3 (13.64%) Zeacom
7 2 (9.09%) Juniper
7 2 (9.09%) Altiris