The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Halifax region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank - 20 32
Contract jobs citing Cisco 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 2.56% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category - 9.68% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
30 31 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 16.39% 26.50% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 33
Average daily rate £375 £318 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £138 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cisco
West Yorkshire

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
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 21 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) FWSM
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) BT

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) FWSM
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) BT