The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Leicestershire 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 38 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.53% 1.36% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 5.52% 2.75% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £350 £223 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.30% -36.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
163 109 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 45.79% 49.32% 43.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 40 37
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £225 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 8
Average hourly rate £13.75 £16.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +68.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £24.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cisco
East Midlands

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -10 4 £350 +27.27% 2
Hinckley - - - - 1
Cisco
East Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (52.94%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (41.18%) Wireless
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) IBM
3 6 (35.29%) Juniper
3 6 (35.29%) Junos
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) CCNP
4 5 (29.41%) CCNA
4 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (23.53%) HP
5 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
5 4 (23.53%) Network Management
6 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (17.65%) MS Office
6 3 (17.65%) LAN
6 3 (17.65%) VoIP
6 3 (17.65%) Network Security Management
6 3 (17.65%) Security Management
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) IP Telephony
6 3 (17.65%) Network Security
6 3 (17.65%) Time Management
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (11.76%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) WAN
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) Lync
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (41.18%) Wireless
3 6 (35.29%) Junos
4 3 (17.65%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) VoIP
4 3 (17.65%) IP Telephony
4 3 (17.65%) Network Security
5 2 (11.76%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 2 (11.76%) Firewall
6 1 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) Internet
6 1 (5.88%) MPLS
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) FTP
6 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) IT Support
3 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Network Management
2 3 (17.65%) Network Security Management
2 3 (17.65%) Security Management
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Time Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CCNP
1 5 (29.41%) CCNA
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.88%) VCP4
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) IBM
1 6 (35.29%) Juniper
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) RightFax
6 1 (5.88%) MobileIron
6 1 (5.88%) Motorola
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec
6 1 (5.88%) IronPort