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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 21 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 28 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.98% 7.00% 3.78%
As % of the Vendors category 11.20% 12.41% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 11
Average daily rate
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£294 £455 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.43% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £377 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £545 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £333 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.50% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.25 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -11.11%
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
250 137 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 53.42% 56.38% 34.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 62 46
Average daily rate £350 £305 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -23.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £199 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 13
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.25 £9.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £30.50 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 October 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 - 12 £263 - 3
Gloucester -6 8 £363 -33.48% 6
Filton - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
Cisco
South West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 27 (46.55%) Juniper
2 26 (44.83%) Linux
3 23 (39.66%) LAN
4 22 (37.93%) WAN
5 21 (36.21%) ITIL
5 21 (36.21%) Firewall
5 21 (36.21%) F5
6 20 (34.48%) DNS
6 20 (34.48%) SSL
7 19 (32.76%) SMTP
7 19 (32.76%) Perl
7 19 (32.76%) LDAP
7 19 (32.76%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (32.76%) Squid
8 18 (31.03%) MPLS
9 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
10 16 (27.59%) CCNP
10 16 (27.59%) VMware
11 15 (25.86%) Load Balancing
11 15 (25.86%) Windows
11 15 (25.86%) BGP
11 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
11 15 (25.86%) qmail
12 14 (24.14%) SC Cleared
13 13 (22.41%) Zenoss
13 13 (22.41%) Internet
13 13 (22.41%) HTTP
13 13 (22.41%) CCENT
13 13 (22.41%) LPIC
14 12 (20.69%) VPN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (12.07%) IIS
2 6 (10.34%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) Eucalyptus
3 1 (1.72%) Lync
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (39.66%) LAN
2 22 (37.93%) WAN
3 21 (36.21%) Firewall
4 20 (34.48%) DNS
4 20 (34.48%) SSL
5 19 (32.76%) SMTP
5 19 (32.76%) LDAP
6 18 (31.03%) MPLS
7 15 (25.86%) BGP
8 13 (22.41%) HTTP
8 13 (22.41%) Internet
9 12 (20.69%) VPN
10 11 (18.97%) Cisco PIX
11 10 (17.24%) EIGRP
11 10 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
13 7 (12.07%) BIG-IP
13 7 (12.07%) VLAN
14 6 (10.34%) SNMP
14 6 (10.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Linux Administrator
2 15 (25.86%) Administrator
3 13 (22.41%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (22.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 10 (17.24%) Network Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Team Leader
5 8 (13.79%) Network Team Leader
6 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Network Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Network Supervisor
9 3 (5.17%) Security Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Network Support
9 3 (5.17%) QA Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Operations Team Leader
9 3 (5.17%) Network Operations Team Leader
10 2 (3.45%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
1 1 (1.72%) Java EE
1 1 (1.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.72%) Replication
2 1 (1.72%) Clustering
2 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (44.83%) Linux
2 15 (25.86%) Windows
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.34%) CentOS
3 6 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.17%) UNIX
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) ITIL
2 15 (25.86%) Load Balancing
3 10 (17.24%) Problem Management
3 10 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
5 6 (10.34%) Change Management
6 5 (8.62%) Project Management
7 4 (6.90%) Computer Security
7 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.17%) DevOps
9 2 (3.45%) Service Management
9 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.45%) Network Design
10 1 (1.72%) Network Planning
10 1 (1.72%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.72%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (1.72%) Data Migration
10 1 (1.72%) Data Protection
10 1 (1.72%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) Perl
2 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
2 6 (10.34%) Ruby
3 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.17%) Python
4 1 (1.72%) C++
4 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
3 16 (27.59%) CCNP
4 14 (24.14%) SC Cleared
5 13 (22.41%) CCENT
5 13 (22.41%) LPIC
6 9 (15.52%) Degree
7 6 (10.34%) CCNA
8 4 (6.90%) CCSP
9 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.72%) MCITP
11 1 (1.72%) MCSE
11 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.72%) CCSA
11 1 (1.72%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (32.76%) Squid
2 15 (25.86%) qmail
3 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (10.34%) NFS
4 6 (10.34%) ProxySG
5 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (22.41%) Zenoss
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.72%) MOM
2 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (46.55%) Juniper
2 21 (36.21%) F5
3 16 (27.59%) VMware
4 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.07%) NetApp
6 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
6 6 (10.34%) CheckPoint
6 6 (10.34%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.45%) NetQoS
7 2 (3.45%) Nokia
7 2 (3.45%) HP
8 1 (1.72%) Dell
8 1 (1.72%) Symantec
8 1 (1.72%) Remedy
8 1 (1.72%) Lumension
8 1 (1.72%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.72%) 3PAR
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Rate: £23.5 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £18 to £22 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £18 to £22 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Rate: £17 - £23.5 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago