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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 23 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.93% 2.21% 2.09%
As % of the Vendors category 6.98% 6.67% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£110 £360 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-69.44% +75.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £49.19 £42.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% +88.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +1.12%
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
86 75 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 41.95% 33.19% 46.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 47 71
Average daily rate £350 £418 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.16% +8.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £225 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 5
Average hourly rate £42.46 £12.59 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+237.38% -40.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £20.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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
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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Poole +1 1 £110 -62.71%
Bournemouth -3 1 - - 1
Cisco
South West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) CCNA
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) VoIP
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) LTE
5 3 (25.00%) 4G
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) AirWatch
6 2 (16.67%) XenApp
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (16.67%) HND
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Internet

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) VoIP
2 3 (25.00%) LTE
2 3 (25.00%) 4G
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) WiMAX
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) 3G
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Server Building
2 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CCNA
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) HND
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) AirWatch
2 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft