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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 13 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 7.27% 3.63% 3.28%
As % of the Vendors category 13.56% 11.67% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -1.19%
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
59 60 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 53.64% 31.09% 56.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 35
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £415 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -29.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 31 October 2014, 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 10 (58.82%) Migration
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (41.18%) Wireless
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (35.29%) CCNA
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) Network Management
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 5 (29.41%) CCNP
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) MS Office
6 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
6 3 (17.65%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) Lync
6 3 (17.65%) XenApp
6 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 3 (17.65%) Network Security
7 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (11.76%) DNS
7 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
7 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
7 2 (11.76%) VMware
8 1 (5.88%) Billing

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 3 (17.65%) Lync
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Wireless
2 6 (35.29%) LAN
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) Network Security
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
1 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Migration
2 6 (35.29%) Network Management
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Speech Recognition
3 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (35.29%) CCNA
2 5 (29.41%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) XenApp
2 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
1 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Verint