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 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 22 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 4 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.70% 3.92% 4.82%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 10.81% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -
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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 74 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 45.95% 36.27% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 52 20
Average daily rate £400 £385 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +30.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.38% +86.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 30 July 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) SLA

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Business One
1 1 (16.67%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) ADSL
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Process Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) TickIT
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Mitel
3 1 (16.67%) RightFax
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) CommVault
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Wyse
3 1 (16.67%) Metastorm
3 1 (16.67%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) EMC