The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 22 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.74% 2.04% 1.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.85% 4.48% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.60% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.90% -15.47%
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Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Vendors Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54 67 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 39.71% 45.58% 56.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 14
Average daily rate £325 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £150 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 34
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) XenApp
4 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) Network Management
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 2 (22.22%) CCNP
5 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
6 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Billing

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Speech Recognition
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) MCTS
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
2 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Verint
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