The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 12 21 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 9.90% 1.87% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 17.24% 5.26% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£488 £175 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+178.57% -56.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.31 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.92% -12.51%
Cisco
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Vendors Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
58 38 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 57.43% 35.51% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 44
Average daily rate £225 £335 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.83% -5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £115 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £380 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +9 10 £488 +178.57% 1
Cisco
Northern Ireland

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) CCIE
2 5 (38.46%) CCNP
2 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Wireless
3 4 (30.77%) Nortel
3 4 (30.77%) Avaya
4 3 (23.08%) Juniper
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Mitel
4 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
4 3 (23.08%) Lync
4 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco ICM
5 2 (15.38%) Network Management
5 2 (15.38%) IVR
5 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) CCNA
6 1 (7.69%) CCDP
6 1 (7.69%) Perl
6 1 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) UNIX
6 1 (7.69%) Python

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 3 (23.08%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Wireless
2 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
2 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) NAS
4 1 (7.69%) tcpdump
4 1 (7.69%) DMVPN
4 1 (7.69%) Multicast
4 1 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (7.69%) NX-OS
4 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.69%) FTP
4 1 (7.69%) HTTP
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) IVR
2 1 (7.69%) e-Health
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCIE
2 5 (38.46%) CCNP
2 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) CCDP
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) SSCP
4 1 (7.69%) GIAC
4 1 (7.69%) GCIH
4 1 (7.69%) CEH
4 1 (7.69%) GPEN
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Netcool
1 1 (7.69%) OPNET
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Nortel
2 4 (30.77%) Avaya
3 3 (23.08%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) Mitel
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
4 1 (7.69%) LogLogic
4 1 (7.69%) NetQoS