The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Dorset region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 28 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 5 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.18% 2.16% 4.71%
As % of the Vendors category 4.76% 5.26% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 12
Average daily rate £388 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £380 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
105 76 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 45.85% 41.08% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 41 59
Average daily rate £450 £328 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.40% -9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £175 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Average hourly rate £30.00 £47.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +227.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cisco
South West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -6 3 £425 +41.66% 1
Poole - 1 £303 -
Weymouth - - - -
Ferndown - - - -
Cisco
South West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (55.56%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (38.89%) Back Office
3 6 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 5 (27.78%) VoIP
4 5 (27.78%) WAN
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) CCNP
6 3 (16.67%) CCNA
6 3 (16.67%) Network Design
7 2 (11.11%) VLAN
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (11.11%) UAG
7 2 (11.11%) Lync
7 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
7 2 (11.11%) Nortel
7 2 (11.11%) Firewall
7 2 (11.11%) VPN
7 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
7 2 (11.11%) Windows
7 2 (11.11%) LAN
7 2 (11.11%) CCDP
7 2 (11.11%) Avaya
7 2 (11.11%) Juniper
7 2 (11.11%) Internet
8 1 (5.56%) OSPF
8 1 (5.56%) BGP
8 1 (5.56%) Change Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (11.11%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) VoIP
1 5 (27.78%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) VLAN
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) OSPF
3 1 (5.56%) BGP
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) SNA
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.56%) Multicast
General
1 7 (38.89%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Voice Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Network Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 3 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCNP
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) CCDP
4 1 (5.56%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (11.11%) UAG
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Nortel
3 2 (11.11%) Avaya
3 2 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) VMware