The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 22 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.60% 3.03% 2.94%
As % of the Vendors category 5.13% 9.38% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
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£238 £260 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.65% +15.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -12.08%
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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 Ipswich region.

Vendors Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
78 64 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 50.65% 32.32% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 45 7
Average daily rate £455 £403 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £466 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) Wireless
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) VLAN
2 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
4 2 (14.29%) Clustering
4 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 2 (14.29%) SQLBase
4 2 (14.29%) SCOM
4 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) WSUS
4 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) MCITP
4 2 (14.29%) BGP
4 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 2 (14.29%) IGRP
4 2 (14.29%) MPLS
4 2 (14.29%) OSPF
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (14.29%) CCA

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) Wireless
2 4 (28.57%) VLAN
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
4 2 (14.29%) MPLS
4 2 (14.29%) OSPF
4 2 (14.29%) BGP
4 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 2 (14.29%) IGRP
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 2 (14.29%) NAS
4 2 (14.29%) FCoE
4 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (14.29%) IOS XR
4 2 (14.29%) NX-OS
4 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQLBase
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Designer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) SOA
1 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 2 (14.29%) Network Management
1 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNP
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCITP
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) CCIE
2 2 (14.29%) CCA
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) WSUS
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Sophos
3 1 (7.14%) BT