The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Knutsford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank - - 18
Contract jobs citing Cisco 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford - - 2.74%
As % of the Vendors category - - 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 40.68% 52.50% 56.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 19
Average daily rate £269 £288 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £246 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £366 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cisco
Cheshire

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Sun
1 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) CA Wily
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) HPUX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) PBX
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) DWDM

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) PBX
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) DWDM
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) Multicast
3 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) IVR
1 1 (20.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) HPUX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Validation
1 1 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (60.00%) CA Wily
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) F5