The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Middlesex region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 25 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 3 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.29% 3.88% 3.58%
As % of the Vendors category 2.83% 6.87% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.03
% change year-on-year
- +12.33%
Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
106 131 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 45.49% 56.47% 49.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 75 53
Average daily rate £431 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £534 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Average hourly rate £42.75 £30.00 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -13.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £22.63 £31.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £31.00 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) XenApp
5 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (16.67%) F5
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) ITSM
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) Nortel
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) VPN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) Intranet
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
4 1 (8.33%) MGCP
4 1 (8.33%) VRRP
4 1 (8.33%) H.323
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) FWSM
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) HSRP
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Design Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Project Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Network Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITSM
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CCIE
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CCSA
4 1 (8.33%) CCVP
4 1 (8.33%) CCSE
4 1 (8.33%) CCSP
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) XenApp
1 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 4 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (16.67%) NetApp
2 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
2 2 (16.67%) F5
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Nortel
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (8.33%) Crossbeam
3 1 (8.33%) Nokia
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