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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 42 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 7 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.62% 8.14% 9.20%
As % of the Vendors category 4.00% 15.92% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 6
Average daily rate
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£415 £383 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.49% -25.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.47%
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
175 201 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 40.42% 51.15% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 102 49
Average daily rate £413 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £219 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £13.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £70.00 £21.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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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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 -5 6 £415 +137.14% 2
Cisco
South West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
3 9 (45.00%) LAN
3 9 (45.00%) WAN
4 8 (40.00%) DNS
4 8 (40.00%) Linux
4 8 (40.00%) Firewall
5 7 (35.00%) VMware
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (35.00%) Citrix
6 6 (30.00%) HP
6 6 (30.00%) BGP
6 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (25.00%) vSphere
7 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) OSPF
7 5 (25.00%) CCNP
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (25.00%) Juniper
7 5 (25.00%) Firmware
7 5 (25.00%) SSL
7 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (25.00%) DHCP
8 4 (20.00%) UNIX
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (20.00%) IPsec
9 3 (15.00%) MCTS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 2 (10.00%) Eucalyptus
1 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) LAN
1 9 (45.00%) WAN
2 8 (40.00%) DNS
2 8 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) BGP
4 5 (25.00%) OSPF
4 5 (25.00%) SSL
4 5 (25.00%) DHCP
4 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (20.00%) IPsec
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (15.00%) Network Security
7 2 (10.00%) VPN
7 2 (10.00%) ATM
7 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
7 2 (10.00%) MPLS
7 2 (10.00%) DSL
8 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
8 1 (5.00%) SAN
8 1 (5.00%) SONET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
1 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IT Security Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) UNIX
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (10.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Service Management
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) SIEM
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (5.00%) Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (25.00%) CCNP
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (15.00%) MCTS
5 3 (15.00%) MCITP
6 2 (10.00%) CCNA
7 1 (5.00%) CISSP
7 1 (5.00%) CISM
7 1 (5.00%) CCSA
7 1 (5.00%) GCIA
7 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (25.00%) vSphere
3 5 (25.00%) Firmware
3 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Citrix
1 7 (35.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) HP
3 5 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (15.00%) NetApp
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.00%) TOWER Software
5 2 (10.00%) Infoblox
5 2 (10.00%) F5
6 1 (5.00%) LogRhythm
6 1 (5.00%) NetQoS
6 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago