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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 30 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.40% - 3.92%
As % of the Vendors category 5.68% - 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£275 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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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
88 21 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 42.31% 25.30% 41.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 13 42
Average daily rate £325 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £130 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £11.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.55 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £28.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Luton region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 October 2014, 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 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
2 9 (69.23%) DNS
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) DHCP
4 6 (46.15%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) SAN
5 5 (38.46%) Terminal Services
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) SLA
5 5 (38.46%) VPN
6 4 (30.77%) WAN
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) vSphere
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) SaaS
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 3 (23.08%) HP SIM
7 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (23.08%) WSUS
7 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
7 3 (23.08%) SCCM
7 3 (23.08%) SCOM

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
2 9 (69.23%) DNS
3 8 (61.54%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) SAN
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
7 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
7 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
7 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
7 2 (15.38%) PBX
7 2 (15.38%) MPLS
7 2 (15.38%) OSPF
8 1 (7.69%) BGP
8 1 (7.69%) Wireless
8 1 (7.69%) Frame Relay
8 1 (7.69%) DMZ
8 1 (7.69%) VoIP
8 1 (7.69%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
1 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Handset
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) SecurID
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) Terminal Services
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Server
4 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (7.69%) VMFS
4 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) WSUS
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
1 3 (23.08%) SCOM
1 3 (23.08%) HP SIM
2 1 (7.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) BT
4 3 (23.08%) Wyse
4 3 (23.08%) NetApp
4 3 (23.08%) Juniper
4 3 (23.08%) CommVault
5 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) Avaya
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 2 (15.38%) Veritas
5 2 (15.38%) 3Com
5 2 (15.38%) SonicWALL
5 2 (15.38%) Aastra
6 1 (7.69%) Aruba
6 1 (7.69%) F5
6 1 (7.69%) Brocade
6 1 (7.69%) Lotus