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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 17 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 7 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 6.03% 6.86% 2.60%
As % of the Vendors category 10.45% 14.43% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Average daily rate £450 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +4.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%
Cisco
Surrey

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
67 97 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 57.76% 47.55% 60.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 60 57
Average daily rate £425 £293 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.29% -12.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £13.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 (72.73%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) MPLS
3 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) CISSP
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Network Management
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Security Hardening
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) MySQL
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Unix
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) SNMP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) MPLS
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) BGP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) HSRP
4 2 (18.18%) RSVP
4 2 (18.18%) SNMP
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) VRRP
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) FCAPS
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) TACACS
5 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
5 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless Security
5 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Design Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IP Design Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IP Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) ArcSight Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) ICT Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
1 1 (9.09%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) CentOS
4 1 (9.09%) Debian
4 1 (9.09%) HPUX
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Change Management
1 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (18.18%) Information Security
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Network Management
1 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
1 2 (18.18%) Security Hardening
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) MapReduce
2 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) QMS
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) SIEM
2 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) CISSP
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) CCIE
3 2 (18.18%) MCITP
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
2 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
2 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Huawei
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
4 1 (9.09%) Aruba
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
4 1 (9.09%) Hortonworks
4 1 (9.09%) Mitel
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Siemens
4 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
4 1 (9.09%) Sun