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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 30 36 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Contract jobs citing Cisco 11 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.69% 0.40% 6.25%
As % of the Vendors category 8.46% 1.03% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £230
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 - £246
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
- +12.16%
Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
130 97 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 43.62% 38.34% 51.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 36
Average daily rate £350 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.70% +10.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £505 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 10 17
Average hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.28 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £39.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
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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 +2 9 £350 -
Loughborough - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Cisco
East Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 7 (35.00%) Wireless
3 6 (30.00%) CCNA
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) LAN
4 5 (25.00%) WAN
4 5 (25.00%) CCNP
4 5 (25.00%) Network Management
5 4 (20.00%) Junos
5 4 (20.00%) Lync
5 4 (20.00%) IBM
5 4 (20.00%) Juniper
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (15.00%) Firewall
6 3 (15.00%) Network Security
6 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) HP
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.00%) DNS
6 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (15.00%) MS Office
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (20.00%) Lync
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Wireless
2 5 (25.00%) LAN
2 5 (25.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (20.00%) Junos
4 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 3 (15.00%) Network Security
4 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.00%) DNS
5 2 (10.00%) SAN
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) FTP
6 1 (5.00%) VoIP
6 1 (5.00%) MPLS
6 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) IT Support
3 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support
4 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Network Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Network Management
3 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CCNA
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) VCP4
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
1 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) IBM
1 4 (20.00%) VMware
1 4 (20.00%) Juniper
2 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) IronPort
3 1 (5.00%) RightFax
3 1 (5.00%) MobileIron
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec