The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 15 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.92% 0.63% 2.76%
As % of the Vendors category 26.67% 2.94% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate £378 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
Cisco
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Vendors Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
30 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 29.70% 21.25% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 23
Average daily rate £350 £396 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% -16.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Halifax region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Halifax region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (55.56%) CCNP
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP Voice
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Extranet
3 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) Intranet
3 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Telephony Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Voice Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Support
3 1 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNP
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP Voice
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) BT
1 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
1 1 (11.11%) F5
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) Juniper
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) NetApp
1 1 (11.11%) ProCurve
1 1 (11.11%) Sophos
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec
1 1 (11.11%) VMware
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