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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 30 May 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 20 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.44% 9.30% -
As % of the Vendors category 18.18% 30.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Median daily rate £443 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +36.36%
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
33 53 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 24.44% 30.81% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 16
Median daily rate £430 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.53% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £229 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £438 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 7 (53.85%) HTTP
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
1 7 (53.85%) SSL
1 7 (53.85%) Unix
1 7 (53.85%) Firmware
1 7 (53.85%) Intranet
1 7 (53.85%) Internet
1 7 (53.85%) Extranet
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
1 7 (53.85%) BIG-IP
1 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
1 7 (53.85%) F5
1 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNP
3 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (30.77%) CCNP Voice
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) WAN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) BIG-IP
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
1 7 (53.85%) Extranet
1 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
1 7 (53.85%) HTTP
1 7 (53.85%) Internet
1 7 (53.85%) Intranet
1 7 (53.85%) SSL
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Administrator
2 6 (46.15%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Telephony Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Voice Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Telephony Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Voice Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNP
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNP Voice
3 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) F5