The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 26 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.88% 2.31% 2.70%
As % of the Vendors category 5.56% 5.21% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate
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£225 £388 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% +43.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £317 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £446 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -10.00%
Cisco
South West

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

Vendors Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
108 96 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 51.92% 44.44% 42.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 52 45
Average daily rate £363 £450 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +37.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £350 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £540 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £30.00 £41.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £40.90 £47.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Bournemouth +2 2 £363 -14.70%
Poole -2 2 £165 -45.45%
Weymouth - 1 - -
Cisco
South West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) AirWatch
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Websense
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (30.00%) VoIP
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) IBM XIV
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCNA
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Websense
3 1 (10.00%) Brocade
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) EMC