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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 19 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 5.52% 9.80% 9.41%
As % of the Vendors category 17.39% 28.57% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -25.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £400 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.65%
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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
46 70 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 31.72% 34.31% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 47 18
Average daily rate £300 £299 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% -3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 September 2015, 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 9 (56.25%) CCNA
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) LAN
3 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 7 (43.75%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (25.00%) Time Management
4 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
5 3 (18.75%) SCOM
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (18.75%) Network Security
5 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
5 3 (18.75%) CCSA
5 3 (18.75%) OpenView
5 3 (18.75%) Juniper
5 3 (18.75%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (12.50%) Wireless
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) VPN
6 2 (12.50%) DNS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) LAN
2 7 (43.75%) WAN
2 7 (43.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) BGP
5 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.25%) WLAN
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
General
1 1 (6.25%) Back Office
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Network Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) PC Support
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (25.00%) Time Management
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) People Management
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) CCNA
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) CCSA
5 2 (12.50%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) OpenView
1 3 (18.75%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (18.75%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Intune
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
2 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
2 3 (18.75%) Juniper
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Aruba