The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Guildford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 28 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.74% 1.46% 2.59%
As % of the Vendors category 5.00% 3.49% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £335 £550 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.09% +64.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
120 86 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 54.79% 41.95% 49.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 41 27
Average daily rate £335 £309 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.50% -13.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cisco
Surrey

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) FWSM
4 3 (37.50%) HSRP
4 3 (37.50%) SNMP
4 3 (37.50%) OSPF
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) BGP
5 2 (25.00%) RSVP
5 2 (25.00%) VRRP
5 2 (25.00%) Radware
5 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
5 2 (25.00%) Nokia
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) CCIE
5 2 (25.00%) UMTS
5 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (25.00%) Ethernet

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (37.50%) FWSM
3 3 (37.50%) HSRP
3 3 (37.50%) SNMP
3 3 (37.50%) OSPF
3 3 (37.50%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) RSVP
4 2 (25.00%) VRRP
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) UMTS
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) LTE
4 2 (25.00%) IPsec
5 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
5 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (25.00%) IP Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
1 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (25.00%) Network Management
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) CCIE
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) CCSE
5 1 (12.50%) CCSA
5 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) HNC
5 1 (12.50%) HND
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) F5
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Radware
3 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (25.00%) Nokia
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (25.00%) Tufin
3 2 (25.00%) Huawei
3 2 (25.00%) Redback
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (12.50%) Remedy