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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 26 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.90% 2.30% 1.88%
As % of the Vendors category 4.21% 4.20% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £335 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% -39.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -10.00%
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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
95 119 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 45.24% 54.84% 41.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 48 39
Average daily rate £350 £335 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.86 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.54% -48.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
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 27 April 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 27 April 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 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 11 (50.00%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (45.45%) ITIL
4 9 (40.91%) CCNA
5 8 (36.36%) MPLS
5 8 (36.36%) FortiGate
6 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
6 7 (31.82%) Windows
7 6 (27.27%) Juniper
7 6 (27.27%) Back Office
7 6 (27.27%) OSPF
7 6 (27.27%) BGP
7 6 (27.27%) HSRP
7 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
7 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 6 (27.27%) vSphere
7 6 (27.27%) F5
8 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
8 5 (22.73%) Network Architecture
8 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (22.73%) Wireshark
8 5 (22.73%) MCITP
8 5 (22.73%) PKI
8 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
8 5 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (22.73%) Active Directory

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) MPLS
3 6 (27.27%) OSPF
3 6 (27.27%) BGP
3 6 (27.27%) HSRP
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (22.73%) Wireshark
5 4 (18.18%) IP Telephony
5 4 (18.18%) LAN
5 4 (18.18%) VoIP
5 4 (18.18%) WAN
6 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.64%) VPN
6 3 (13.64%) ISDN
6 3 (13.64%) VLAN
7 2 (9.09%) Wireless
7 2 (9.09%) Internet
7 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.55%) PBX
8 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 6 (27.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Security Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Back Office Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) IP Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Network Support
6 2 (9.09%) Support Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (9.09%) Network Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Network Support Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) VoIP Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) VoIP Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) PKI
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) CentOS
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
2 5 (22.73%) Network Architecture
2 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) Information Security
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
1 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (40.91%) CCNA
3 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) MCITP
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (18.18%) CISSP
6 3 (13.64%) HNC
6 3 (13.64%) HND
7 2 (9.09%) CCNP
8 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 1 (4.55%) MCSE
8 1 (4.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) vSphere
2 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.64%) Firmware
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.55%) ZENworks
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Juniper
2 6 (27.27%) F5
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Ericsson
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) Novell
5 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) Tufin