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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 37 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.74% 1.44% 3.06%
As % of the Vendors category 6.11% 3.33% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £250 £229 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -36.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%
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
131 120 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 44.86% 43.32% 51.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 72 60
Average daily rate £275 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £81 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £24.00 £29.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 5 - -
Cisco
East Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (26.67%) CCNP
5 4 (26.67%) CCNA
5 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 4 (26.67%) VLAN
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) SAN
6 3 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Service Continuity Management
6 3 (20.00%) Meraki
6 3 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (20.00%) Security Patching
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (20.00%) Network Management
6 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (13.33%) XenApp

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) VLAN
4 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (20.00%) SAN
5 3 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.67%) BGP
7 1 (6.67%) DHCP
7 1 (6.67%) DNS
7 1 (6.67%) OSPF
7 1 (6.67%) PBX
7 1 (6.67%) SSL
7 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (20.00%) Network Management
1 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (20.00%) Security Patching
1 3 (20.00%) Service Continuity Management
2 1 (6.67%) BCP
2 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security Management
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Security Management
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNA
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) XenApp
1 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Meraki
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) Dell
2 2 (13.33%) EMC
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Juniper
2 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
2 2 (13.33%) Sophos
2 2 (13.33%) Veeam
3 1 (6.67%) Avaya
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Mitel
3 1 (6.67%) Sun