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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 10 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 9.66% 4.67% 5.68%
As % of the Vendors category 26.42% 14.71% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
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£260 £275 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £210 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £300 £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £24.13 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.52 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -11.83%
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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
53 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 36.55% 31.78% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 19
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 6
Average hourly rate £23.50 - £24.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.81 - £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.13 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 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 10 (45.45%) Network Security
2 9 (40.91%) Firewall
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (31.82%) Check Point Certification
3 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
3 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) Information Security
3 7 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (27.27%) VPN
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) VLAN
6 4 (18.18%) IPsec
6 4 (18.18%) LAN
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 4 (18.18%) Network Management
7 3 (13.64%) Splunk
7 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.64%) Solaris
7 3 (13.64%) WAN
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (13.64%) UNIX
7 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
7 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1 (4.55%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Network Security
2 9 (40.91%) Firewall
3 6 (27.27%) VPN
4 4 (18.18%) VLAN
4 4 (18.18%) IPsec
4 4 (18.18%) LAN
5 3 (13.64%) WAN
5 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) Wireless
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.55%) NAS
7 1 (4.55%) BGP
7 1 (4.55%) H.323
7 1 (4.55%) MPLS
7 1 (4.55%) OSPF
7 1 (4.55%) SAN
7 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.55%) VoIP
7 1 (4.55%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQLBase
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Security Specialist
1 7 (31.82%) Testing Specialist
2 3 (13.64%) Designer
2 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Designer
4 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) Solaris
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Information Security
1 7 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Network Management
3 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
3 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.09%) SIEM
4 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Check Point Certification
2 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) CCNP
5 1 (4.55%) HND
5 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
2 1 (4.55%) Nmap
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.55%) Nessus
2 1 (4.55%) WSUS
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
1 7 (31.82%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) Splunk
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) McAfee
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) Sophos
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) Tandberg
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