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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 18 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.92% 3.15% 6.72%
As % of the Vendors category 9.38% 5.48% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£473 £360 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +2.32%
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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
64 73 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 52.46% 57.48% 58.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 53
Average daily rate £295 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £436 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -54.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 8 (57.14%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Juniper
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) ArcSight
3 5 (35.71%) SIEM
4 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 4 (28.57%) Analytics
4 4 (28.57%) FireEye
4 4 (28.57%) BPEL
4 4 (28.57%) SysML
4 4 (28.57%) Requirements Management
4 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) BPMN
4 4 (28.57%) System Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) CA
4 4 (28.57%) Websense
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) Linux

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) MPLS
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.14%) ISDN
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.14%) FCAPS
3 1 (7.14%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) ArcSight Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Informatics
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) CentOS
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) HPUX
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) SIEM
3 4 (28.57%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) BPEL
3 4 (28.57%) SysML
3 4 (28.57%) Requirements Management
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) System Testing
3 4 (28.57%) BPMN
4 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (14.29%) MCITP
3 2 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (7.14%) MBA
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.14%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) Juniper
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) ArcSight
4 4 (28.57%) FireEye
4 4 (28.57%) Websense
4 4 (28.57%) CA
4 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Intel
7 1 (7.14%) Sun
7 1 (7.14%) Novell
7 1 (7.14%) Siemens
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (7.14%) Mitel