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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 12 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 19 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 9.41% 1.56% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 16.96% 2.74% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
Average daily rate
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£430 £380 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% +162.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.71 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -4.76%
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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
112 73 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 55.45% 57.03% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 47 27
Average daily rate £320 £300 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £240 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £466 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.71 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.40% -21.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 23 (85.19%) Firewall
2 21 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (55.56%) Juniper
3 15 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (55.56%) Network Architecture
4 14 (51.85%) CCNA
5 12 (44.44%) Windows
5 12 (44.44%) MPLS
5 12 (44.44%) FortiGate
5 12 (44.44%) Telecoms
6 11 (40.74%) BGP
7 10 (37.04%) OSPF
7 10 (37.04%) VoIP
7 10 (37.04%) VPN
7 10 (37.04%) Wireshark
7 10 (37.04%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (37.04%) HSRP
8 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 9 (33.33%) DV Cleared
8 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 9 (33.33%) PKI
8 9 (33.33%) Ethernet
9 8 (29.63%) ITIL
10 7 (25.93%) SNMP
11 6 (22.22%) IPsec
11 6 (22.22%) VRRP
11 6 (22.22%) Radware
11 6 (22.22%) CCIE
11 6 (22.22%) Nokia

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) Firewall
2 15 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (44.44%) MPLS
4 11 (40.74%) BGP
5 10 (37.04%) OSPF
5 10 (37.04%) VPN
5 10 (37.04%) VoIP
5 10 (37.04%) Wireshark
5 10 (37.04%) HSRP
6 9 (33.33%) Ethernet
7 7 (25.93%) SNMP
8 6 (22.22%) UMTS
8 6 (22.22%) VRRP
8 6 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (22.22%) LTE
8 6 (22.22%) FWSM
8 6 (22.22%) IPsec
9 5 (18.52%) IP Telephony
9 5 (18.52%) RSVP
9 5 (18.52%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 12 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) IP Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Security Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Back Office Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Design Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Network Support
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Support Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Network Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) VoIP Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Network Support Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) VoIP Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) PKI
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) CentOS
2 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Network Architecture
2 10 (37.04%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (29.63%) ITIL
4 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 6 (22.22%) Network Management
5 4 (14.81%) Validation
6 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (7.41%) Information Security
7 2 (7.41%) Network Design
7 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (51.85%) CCNA
3 9 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (22.22%) CCIE
5 3 (11.11%) HNC
5 3 (11.11%) HND
6 1 (3.70%) CCSP
6 1 (3.70%) CCNP
6 1 (3.70%) CCDP
6 1 (3.70%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) vSphere
1 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (11.11%) Firmware
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.70%) Cacti
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Juniper
2 6 (22.22%) Nokia
2 6 (22.22%) Radware
2 6 (22.22%) VMware
2 6 (22.22%) Redback
2 6 (22.22%) Huawei
3 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
4 4 (14.81%) Ericsson
4 4 (14.81%) F5
5 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds