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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 15 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 3.45% 5.36% -
As % of the Vendors category 5.26% 8.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £18.52 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.77% -11.83%
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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
19 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 65.52% 60.71% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 2
Average daily rate £425 £400 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +113.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (50.00%) Imperva
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Spiceworks
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Summit

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (50.00%) Handset
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (50.00%) Imperva
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Spiceworks
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) BT