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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 26 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 3.01% 1.36% 2.91%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 3.64% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £235 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -53.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+26.19% +20.00%
Cisco
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
85 55 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 51.20% 37.41% 52.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 28
Average daily rate £293 £320 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.59% -23.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 16
Average hourly rate £38.50 £10.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+285.00% -63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £10.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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 14 February 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Service Continuity Management
3 3 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (37.50%) Security Patching
4 2 (25.00%) Network Management
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security Management
5 1 (12.50%) Security Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mitel
5 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (12.50%) Sun
5 1 (12.50%) DNS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
5 1 (12.50%) PBX
5 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (12.50%) SSL
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) LAN Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Security Patching
1 3 (37.50%) Service Continuity Management
2 2 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Juniper
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Mitel
2 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
2 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
2 1 (12.50%) Sun