The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 18 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 7 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.00% 2.12% 4.13%
As % of the Vendors category 7.61% 4.26% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate
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£510 £383 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £15.75 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -15.00%
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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 Guildford region.

Vendors Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
92 94 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 52.57% 49.74% 49.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 37 49
Average daily rate £375 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £229 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 15
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £34.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -49.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £14.87 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £17.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 2015, 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 12 (57.14%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) ITIL
3 8 (38.10%) VMware
4 7 (33.33%) MPLS
4 7 (33.33%) Juniper
5 6 (28.57%) OSPF
5 6 (28.57%) BGP
5 6 (28.57%) Back Office
5 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (28.57%) F5
5 6 (28.57%) HSRP
6 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (23.81%) MCITP
6 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
7 4 (19.05%) CISSP
7 4 (19.05%) HP
7 4 (19.05%) CCNA
7 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (19.05%) ArcSight
7 4 (19.05%) SIEM
7 4 (19.05%) FortiGate
7 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (14.29%) Analytics
8 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (14.29%) NoSQL

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) MPLS
3 6 (28.57%) OSPF
3 6 (28.57%) BGP
3 6 (28.57%) HSRP
4 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
4 2 (9.52%) Wireless
4 2 (9.52%) VPN
4 2 (9.52%) ISDN
4 2 (9.52%) LAN
4 2 (9.52%) VoIP
4 2 (9.52%) WAN
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (9.52%) VLAN
4 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security
5 1 (4.76%) Internet
5 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (28.57%) Back Office
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Back Office Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) IP Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) PKI
4 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) CentOS
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (19.05%) SIEM
4 3 (14.29%) Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (14.29%) System Testing
4 3 (14.29%) BPMN
4 3 (14.29%) SysML
4 3 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 3 (14.29%) BPEL
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Network Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) MCITP
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (19.05%) CISSP
3 4 (19.05%) CCNA
3 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) HNC
4 3 (14.29%) HND
5 2 (9.52%) CCNP
6 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) MCSE
6 1 (4.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) vSphere
3 2 (9.52%) Firmware
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.76%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) VMware
2 7 (33.33%) Juniper
3 6 (28.57%) F5
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) ArcSight
6 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 3 (14.29%) CA
6 3 (14.29%) Websense
7 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
7 2 (9.52%) Ericsson
7 2 (9.52%) Citrix
8 1 (4.76%) Tufin
8 1 (4.76%) Intel
8 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.76%) NetApp
8 1 (4.76%) Novell