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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 30 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.59% - 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 4.69% - 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £300 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
Cisco
Bedfordshire

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
64 74 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 33.86% 45.40% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 64 35
Average daily rate £550 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £263 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 4
Average hourly rate £50.68 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+181.55% +24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) RIP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) RIP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) HSRP
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) Junos
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) ISO27002
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP NNM
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Juniper
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto