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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 35 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 5 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.57% 2.93% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 3.94% 5.92% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate
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£235 £360 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.72% +111.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.81
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.67%
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
127 152 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 39.94% 49.51% 49.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 61 33
Average daily rate £295 £284 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.96% -9.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £180 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £396 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £10.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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 +2 2 £235 -53.00% 1
Lutterworth - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Cisco
East Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (20.00%) SCCP
5 2 (20.00%) CCIE
5 2 (20.00%) CCNP
5 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (20.00%) PSTN
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) PABX
5 2 (20.00%) EPoS
6 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) PSTN
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) PABX
3 2 (20.00%) SCCP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) SNMP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) CTI
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) DPNSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
1 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (20.00%) Telephony Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Network Support
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) TAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (20.00%) EPoS
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (10.00%) Time Management
1 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (10.00%) Network Management
1 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (10.00%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCVP
3 1 (10.00%) CCSE
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix