The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 34 30 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 7 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.34% 3.50% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 5.38% 6.99% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate
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£180 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +2.32%
Cisco
East Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
130 143 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 43.48% 50.00% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 53 42
Average daily rate £325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £200 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 £23.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.82% -34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester 0 3 - - 1
Hinckley - 3 - -
Loughborough - 1 £180 -
Cisco
East Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (25.00%) Sophos
4 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) XenApp
4 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (25.00%) Veeam
4 3 (25.00%) VLAN
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Meraki
4 3 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (16.67%) Security Patching
5 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (16.67%) Service Continuity Management
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) VLAN
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Field Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Consultant
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (16.67%) Service Continuity Management
1 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (16.67%) Security Patching
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNA
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) XenApp
1 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (25.00%) Sophos
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix
1 3 (25.00%) Veeam
1 3 (25.00%) Meraki
2 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
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