The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 6 11 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 24 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 17.78% 11.39% 2.52%
As % of the Vendors category 35.29% 24.32% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -4.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Vendors Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
68 37 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 50.37% 46.84% 66.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 20 54
Average daily rate £225 £175 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 11
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -22.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £17.50 £21.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 52 (89.66%) Firewall
2 36 (62.07%) ITIL
3 31 (53.45%) CheckPoint
3 31 (53.45%) Cisco PIX
4 27 (46.55%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (41.38%) Windows
6 22 (37.93%) Solaris
6 22 (37.93%) MS Excel
6 22 (37.93%) SharePoint
6 22 (37.93%) WAN
6 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
6 22 (37.93%) Thin Client
6 22 (37.93%) VMware
6 22 (37.93%) Fat Client
6 22 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (36.21%) SLA
8 20 (34.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
10 16 (27.59%) LAN
10 16 (27.59%) SC Cleared
11 15 (25.86%) CCNP
11 15 (25.86%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (20.69%) Juniper
12 12 (20.69%) CCNA
13 10 (17.24%) MPLS
13 10 (17.24%) OSPF
13 10 (17.24%) Network Design
13 10 (17.24%) Network Security
13 10 (17.24%) High Availability
13 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 22 (37.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (37.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (89.66%) Firewall
2 31 (53.45%) Cisco PIX
3 22 (37.93%) WAN
4 20 (34.48%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (27.59%) LAN
6 10 (17.24%) MPLS
6 10 (17.24%) OSPF
6 10 (17.24%) Network Security
7 9 (15.52%) BGP
8 8 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (10.34%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (10.34%) VoIP
9 6 (10.34%) VPN
10 3 (5.17%) Internet
10 3 (5.17%) Cisco IOS
General
1 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.72%) Finance
1 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Network Specialist
2 14 (24.14%) Consultant
3 12 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (18.97%) Analyst
5 9 (15.52%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (12.07%) Network Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) Cisco Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Network Support
8 5 (8.62%) Security Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Network Consultant
9 4 (6.90%) Security Consultant
9 4 (6.90%) Senior Network Specialist
9 4 (6.90%) Network Security Consultant
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Network Support
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Manager
10 2 (3.45%) Network Manager
10 2 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 22 (37.93%) Thin Client
1 22 (37.93%) Fat Client
2 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Windows
2 22 (37.93%) Solaris
3 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (62.07%) ITIL
2 10 (17.24%) Network Design
2 10 (17.24%) High Availability
3 6 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.45%) Information Security
6 1 (1.72%) ERP
Qualifications
1 27 (46.55%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
3 16 (27.59%) SC Cleared
4 15 (25.86%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (25.86%) CCNP
5 12 (20.69%) CCNA
6 3 (5.17%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (5.17%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (36.21%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) ISO 14001
2 2 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) Firmware
3 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 31 (53.45%) CheckPoint
2 22 (37.93%) VMware
2 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.69%) Juniper
4 9 (15.52%) HP
5 7 (12.07%) Fortinet
6 6 (10.34%) Nokia
6 6 (10.34%) SolarWinds
7 5 (8.62%) F5
8 3 (5.17%) ProCurve
8 3 (5.17%) BT
9 2 (3.45%) Citrix