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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 16 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 7 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.98% 7.06% 11.31%
As % of the Vendors category 14.58% 27.27% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.55% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £21.75 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.10% -22.00%
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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
48 22 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 41.03% 25.88% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 55
Average daily rate £368 £363 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% +15.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.52% +1.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014, 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 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Network Security
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) LAN
4 5 (31.25%) UNIX
4 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) Solaris
4 5 (31.25%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) PKI
4 5 (31.25%) VLAN
4 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (31.25%) IPsec
4 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (31.25%) Network Management
4 5 (31.25%) Splunk
4 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
5 4 (25.00%) Information Security
5 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Security Testing

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Network Security
2 6 (37.50%) LAN
3 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (31.25%) VPN
3 5 (31.25%) VLAN
3 5 (31.25%) IPsec
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) PSTN
5 1 (6.25%) PBX
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) ADSL
5 1 (6.25%) MPLS
5 1 (6.25%) DPNSS
5 1 (6.25%) MGCP
5 1 (6.25%) SS7
5 1 (6.25%) Megaco
5 1 (6.25%) H.323
5 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Testing Specialist
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
1 5 (31.25%) Solaris
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (31.25%) Network Management
1 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security
2 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Security Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) CCIP
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) Splunk
3 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) BT