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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 28 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 3 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.18% 2.78% 3.83%
As % of the Vendors category 3.90% 6.25% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
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£275 £281 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £337 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +3.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £9.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% +135.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.10% -22.00%
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
77 80 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 30.31% 44.44% 38.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 48 58
Average daily rate £393 £393 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 11
Average hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £11.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.90% +86.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £14.98 £8.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.61 £24.00 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 22 September 2014. 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
Poole -2 1 £275 -2.22% 1
Weymouth - - - -
Wimborne - - - -
Bournemouth - - - - 1
Cisco
South West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) Firmware
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) BGP
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 3 (33.33%) SLA
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) VLAN
3 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) SaaS
4 2 (22.22%) Network Design
4 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
4 2 (22.22%) JNCIP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (22.22%) Military
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Lync
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 3 (33.33%) VLAN
2 3 (33.33%) OSPF
2 3 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 2 (22.22%) Military
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Security Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
1 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
3 2 (22.22%) JNCIP
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Juniper
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
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