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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 18 35 12
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Contract jobs citing Cisco 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.33% 2.25% 4.65%
As % of the Vendors category 6.02% 6.17% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +1.16%
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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
83 81 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 55.33% 36.49% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 66 20
Average daily rate £363 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 27 August 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 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Thin Client
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) Fat Client
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) VoIP
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) CCNA
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) SLA
5 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
6 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Business One
1 1 (12.50%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Local Government
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (12.50%) iPhone
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) SIEM
4 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 1 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (12.50%) TickIT
3 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Wyse
4 1 (12.50%) Metastorm
4 1 (12.50%) Mitel
4 1 (12.50%) RightFax
4 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
4 1 (12.50%) CommVault
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Sun
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) EMC