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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 2 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 20.00% 3.39% -
As % of the Vendors category 60.00% 8.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£326 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £17.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -15.47%
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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
10 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 33.33% 42.37% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 8
Average daily rate £450 £370 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -17.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Macclesfield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Macclesfield region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 January 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 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) WAN
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (31.25%) FlexPod
3 4 (25.00%) Wireless
3 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) MS Project
3 4 (25.00%) MS Office
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) Sun
4 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 3 (18.75%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) BladeLogic
5 2 (12.50%) Clustering
5 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (12.50%) Telecoms

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Project
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) WAN
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) Wireless
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Coordinator
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (18.75%) Project Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Project Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) IT Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) FlexPod Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) FlexPod
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) AIX
3 2 (12.50%) HPUX
3 2 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) CCIE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.25%) NCIE
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) NFS
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Sun
4 3 (18.75%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) Aruba
5 2 (12.50%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) EMC