The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 14 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 1.69% 12.20% 17.95%
As % of the Vendors category 6.67% 29.41% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +38.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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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 Macclesfield region.

Vendors Category
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
15 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 25.42% 41.46% 56.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Average daily rate £450 £525 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +52.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £381 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -56.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) NCIE
2 2 (40.00%) FlexPod
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) NX-OS
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) NCDA
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) BladeLogic
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Network Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) FlexPod Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) FlexPod
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) NCIE
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) NCDA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) NetApp
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) EMC