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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 13 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 4 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.82% 10.16% 6.32%
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 26.53% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Average daily rate £363 £245 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.95% -14.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £24.13 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%
Cisco
Suffolk

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
36 49 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 43.37% 38.28% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 19
Average daily rate £363 £353 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% +17.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £481 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £23.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.93% +104.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 13 February 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) Juniper
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 3 (33.33%) IPsec
3 3 (33.33%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) BGP
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) JNCIP
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) XMPP
4 2 (22.22%) Splunk
4 2 (22.22%) MGW
4 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
4 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Remedy
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) H.323
5 1 (11.11%) MGCP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) BGP
1 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 3 (33.33%) IPsec
1 3 (33.33%) MPLS
1 3 (33.33%) OSPF
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) H.323
2 2 (22.22%) MGW
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) DPNSS
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) MGCP
3 1 (11.11%) PSTN
3 1 (11.11%) QSIG
3 1 (11.11%) SS7
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Designer
1 5 (55.56%) Network Designer
2 3 (33.33%) IP Designer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Juniper
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Remedy
3 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) Splunk
4 1 (11.11%) GENBAND
4 1 (11.11%) VMware