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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 14 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 7.14% 3.90% -
As % of the Vendors category 13.95% 10.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -
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 £21.50 £19.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.68% -8.33%
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
43 29 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 51.19% 37.66% 45.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 38
Average daily rate £200 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £84 £119 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) CCNA
3 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 5 (38.46%) CISSP
3 5 (38.46%) FTP
3 5 (38.46%) HTTP
3 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 5 (38.46%) DNS
3 5 (38.46%) SSL
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Sun
3 5 (38.46%) SSCP
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (38.46%) OPNET
3 5 (38.46%) GIAC
3 5 (38.46%) Information Security
3 5 (38.46%) GCIH
3 5 (38.46%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (38.46%) CEH
3 5 (38.46%) Snort
3 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Wireshark
3 5 (38.46%) Reverse Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) ArcSight
3 5 (38.46%) LogLogic
3 5 (38.46%) SIEM

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) FTP
1 5 (38.46%) HTTP
1 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
1 5 (38.46%) SSL
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
1 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (38.46%) Wireshark
2 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
2 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
2 3 (23.08%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Information Security
1 5 (38.46%) Ethical Hacking
1 5 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Reverse Engineering
1 5 (38.46%) SIEM
1 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
1 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
2 3 (23.08%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNA
2 5 (38.46%) CISSP
2 5 (38.46%) SSCP
2 5 (38.46%) GIAC
2 5 (38.46%) GCIH
2 5 (38.46%) CEH
2 5 (38.46%) GPEN
3 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) CCIE
4 2 (15.38%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) OPNET
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) Sun
1 5 (38.46%) ArcSight
1 5 (38.46%) LogLogic
2 3 (23.08%) Mitel
2 3 (23.08%) Avaya
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper
2 3 (23.08%) Nortel
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