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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 21 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 3 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 3.03% 6.15% 7.81%
As % of the Vendors category 17.65% 13.56% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Average daily rate £340 £225 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
Cisco
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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
17 59 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 17.17% 45.38% 57.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 14
Average daily rate £308 £300 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +71.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £10.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) IronPort
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Back Office
4 1 (14.29%) IPsec
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (14.29%) IPsec
4 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Network Support
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) PC Support
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 14001
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) IronPort
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto