The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 23 12 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs citing Cisco 27 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.71% 8.56% 3.15%
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 17.76% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 12
Average daily rate
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£308 £545 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.57% +51.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £356 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £545 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -3.37%
Cisco
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
243 107 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 51.37% 48.20% 37.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 55 92
Average daily rate £365 £310 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.58% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £130 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 11
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -49.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £13.25 £12.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £22.40 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -2 12 £263 - 2
Gloucester -10 7 £390 -28.44% 2
Filton - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
Cisco
South West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 35 (57.38%) Juniper
2 33 (54.10%) Linux
3 30 (49.18%) F5
4 26 (42.62%) Firewall
5 24 (39.34%) Load Balancing
6 22 (36.07%) DNS
7 21 (34.43%) SSL
7 21 (34.43%) Windows
7 21 (34.43%) SMTP
7 21 (34.43%) LDAP
7 21 (34.43%) Perl
7 21 (34.43%) ITIL
7 21 (34.43%) Squid
8 20 (32.79%) BGP
9 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
10 17 (27.87%) LAN
10 17 (27.87%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (27.87%) qmail
11 16 (26.23%) WAN
12 14 (22.95%) VMware
12 14 (22.95%) LPIC
12 14 (22.95%) HTTP
12 14 (22.95%) Internet
12 14 (22.95%) MPLS
12 14 (22.95%) Zenoss
12 14 (22.95%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (22.95%) CCENT
12 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
13 13 (21.31%) CCNP
14 12 (19.67%) VPN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 8 (13.11%) IIS
2 7 (11.48%) Apache
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.64%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (1.64%) Lync
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (42.62%) Firewall
2 22 (36.07%) DNS
3 21 (34.43%) SSL
3 21 (34.43%) LDAP
3 21 (34.43%) SMTP
4 20 (32.79%) BGP
5 17 (27.87%) LAN
6 16 (26.23%) WAN
7 14 (22.95%) Internet
7 14 (22.95%) MPLS
7 14 (22.95%) HTTP
7 14 (22.95%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (19.67%) VPN
8 12 (19.67%) Network Security
9 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
10 9 (14.75%) OSPF
10 9 (14.75%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (14.75%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (14.75%) Junos
11 8 (13.11%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) NetBeans
General
1 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Military
3 1 (1.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Linux Administrator
2 16 (26.23%) Administrator
3 14 (22.95%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (22.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 13 (21.31%) Network Engineer
5 11 (18.03%) Security Engineer
6 9 (14.75%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (13.11%) Firewall Engineer
8 7 (11.48%) Network Team Leader
8 7 (11.48%) Team Leader
9 6 (9.84%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (6.56%) Network Supervisor
10 4 (6.56%) QA Engineer
11 3 (4.92%) Build Engineer
11 3 (4.92%) Operations Team Leader
11 3 (4.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 3 (4.92%) Network Operations Team Leader
12 2 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
12 2 (3.28%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 2 (3.28%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) Web Services
1 1 (1.64%) Java EE
1 1 (1.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.28%) Open Source
2 1 (1.64%) Firmware
2 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.64%) Replication
2 1 (1.64%) Clustering
2 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 33 (54.10%) Linux
2 21 (34.43%) Windows
3 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.48%) CentOS
4 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.28%) UNIX
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) Load Balancing
2 21 (34.43%) ITIL
3 10 (16.39%) Problem Management
4 9 (14.75%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (9.84%) Change Management
6 4 (6.56%) Computer Security
6 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.92%) DevOps
7 3 (4.92%) Project Management
8 2 (3.28%) Service Management
8 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.28%) Network Planning
9 1 (1.64%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.64%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (1.64%) Migration
9 1 (1.64%) Network Design
9 1 (1.64%) Security Testing
9 1 (1.64%) Data Migration
9 1 (1.64%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.64%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) Perl
2 7 (11.48%) Shell Script
2 7 (11.48%) Ruby
3 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.92%) Python
4 1 (1.64%) C++
4 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (22.95%) LPIC
2 14 (22.95%) CCENT
2 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
3 13 (21.31%) CCNP
4 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
5 9 (14.75%) Degree
6 6 (9.84%) CCNA
7 3 (4.92%) CCSP
8 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.64%) MCITP
9 1 (1.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (34.43%) Squid
2 17 (27.87%) qmail
3 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (11.48%) NFS
5 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
5 6 (9.84%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.64%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (22.95%) Zenoss
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.64%) MOM
2 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (57.38%) Juniper
2 30 (49.18%) F5
3 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
4 14 (22.95%) VMware
5 11 (18.03%) CheckPoint
6 8 (13.11%) NetApp
7 7 (11.48%) Red Hat
8 6 (9.84%) Blue Coat
9 3 (4.92%) HP
10 2 (3.28%) Citrix
10 2 (3.28%) NetQoS
11 1 (1.64%) Lumension
11 1 (1.64%) Nokia
11 1 (1.64%) IronPort
11 1 (1.64%) Symantec
11 1 (1.64%) Remedy
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