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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 10 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 17 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 9.50% 2.19% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 19.10% 3.70% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
Average daily rate
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£430 £335 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.35% +131.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.60% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.71 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.90% -15.47%
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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
89 81 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 49.72% 59.12% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 48 20
Average daily rate £293 £318 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% +22.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £13.71 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 January 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 26 (81.25%) Firewall
2 22 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (50.00%) Juniper
4 15 (46.88%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (46.88%) Network Architecture
5 14 (43.75%) Telecoms
5 14 (43.75%) MPLS
5 14 (43.75%) CCNA
6 13 (40.63%) BGP
7 12 (37.50%) OSPF
7 12 (37.50%) Windows
7 12 (37.50%) HSRP
7 12 (37.50%) FortiGate
8 10 (31.25%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (31.25%) ITIL
8 10 (31.25%) VoIP
8 10 (31.25%) VPN
8 10 (31.25%) Wireshark
8 10 (31.25%) DV Cleared
8 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
9 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
9 9 (28.13%) PKI
9 9 (28.13%) Ethernet
9 9 (28.13%) Bash Shell
10 8 (25.00%) VMware
11 7 (21.88%) SNMP
11 7 (21.88%) Linux
12 6 (18.75%) CCIE
12 6 (18.75%) UMTS
12 6 (18.75%) Ericsson

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) Firewall
2 15 (46.88%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (43.75%) MPLS
4 13 (40.63%) BGP
5 12 (37.50%) OSPF
5 12 (37.50%) HSRP
6 10 (31.25%) VoIP
6 10 (31.25%) VPN
6 10 (31.25%) Wireshark
7 9 (28.13%) Ethernet
8 7 (21.88%) SNMP
9 6 (18.75%) UMTS
9 6 (18.75%) VRRP
9 6 (18.75%) IPsec
9 6 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (18.75%) LTE
9 6 (18.75%) FWSM
10 5 (15.63%) IP Telephony
10 5 (15.63%) RSVP
10 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 14 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) IP Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Security Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Back Office Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Design Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Support
5 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Network Support Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Network Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) VoIP Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) VoIP Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) PKI
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 6 (18.75%) CentOS
3 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.13%) UNIX
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Network Architecture
2 10 (31.25%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (31.25%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 6 (18.75%) Network Management
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.50%) Validation
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.25%) Network Design
7 2 (6.25%) Information Security
7 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.13%) Project Management
8 1 (3.13%) Cyber Security
8 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
1 9 (28.13%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (43.75%) CCNA
3 10 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) CCIE
5 3 (9.38%) HNC
5 3 (9.38%) HND
6 2 (6.25%) CISSP
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.25%) CCNP
6 2 (6.25%) MCITP
6 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.13%) CCSP
7 1 (3.13%) CCDP
7 1 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) vSphere
1 6 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Firmware
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
3 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.13%) Cacti
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Juniper
2 8 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Ericsson
3 6 (18.75%) Nokia
3 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 6 (18.75%) Radware
3 6 (18.75%) Huawei
3 6 (18.75%) Redback
3 6 (18.75%) F5
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) Tufin
5 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp