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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 12 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 8.59% - 3.57%
As % of the Vendors category 25.93% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.13 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.85% -12.50%
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
54 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 33.13% 16.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 15
Average daily rate £350 £425 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £253 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 7 (46.67%) VMware
1 7 (46.67%) SolarWinds
2 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) VoIP
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (20.00%) CCNA
5 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Use Case
6 2 (13.33%) CCNP
6 2 (13.33%) High Availability
7 1 (6.67%) BT
7 1 (6.67%) Banking
7 1 (6.67%) CCDP
7 1 (6.67%) Symantec
7 1 (6.67%) SLA
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) CCIE
7 1 (6.67%) CSS
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) Windows
7 1 (6.67%) MS Excel

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) Monitoring Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Use Case
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) CCDP
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
1 7 (46.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (6.67%) BT
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) RightFax
2 1 (6.67%) F5
2 1 (6.67%) IronPort