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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 23 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 4.55% 7.83% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 17.78% 19.15% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.04%
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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
45 47 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 25.57% 40.87% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 12
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 £150 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 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 12 (75.00%) CCNA
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) LAN
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
5 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Aruba
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) OpenView
5 3 (18.75%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (18.75%) Juniper
5 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
5 3 (18.75%) SCOM
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (18.75%) Network Security
5 3 (18.75%) Time Management
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (18.75%) CCSA
6 2 (12.50%) VPN
6 2 (12.50%) CCNP
6 2 (12.50%) Windows

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) LAN
2 6 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
5 1 (6.25%) BGP
5 1 (6.25%) SNMP
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
2 3 (18.75%) Time Management
2 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) People Management
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) CCNA
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) CCSA
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (12.50%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) OpenView
1 3 (18.75%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (18.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (18.75%) Aruba
3 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) ProCurve