The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank - 25 17
Contract jobs citing Cisco 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - 0.68% 2.50%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.69% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £200 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £307
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £18.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -14.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Vendors Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
68 59 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 42.77% 39.86% 48.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 42 25
Average daily rate £475 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -62.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wyse
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) CommVault
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) ATM
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Frame Relay
3 1 (25.00%) xDSL
3 1 (25.00%) ATM
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Handset
2 1 (25.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) CommVault
2 2 (50.00%) Wyse
3 1 (25.00%) 3Com
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Websense
3 1 (25.00%) BT
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell