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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 21 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 9 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.69% 4.43% 7.95%
As % of the Vendors category 7.03% 7.69% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 15
Average daily rate £406 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £313 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
128 117 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 52.46% 57.64% 50.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 61 82
Average daily rate £396 £380 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% -0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £574 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 10
Average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £23.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £32.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Cisco
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

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

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (43.48%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (34.78%) CCNP
4 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
4 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
4 6 (26.09%) LAN
4 6 (26.09%) WAN
4 6 (26.09%) Firewall
4 6 (26.09%) MGCP
4 6 (26.09%) H.323
4 6 (26.09%) OSPF
5 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
5 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
5 5 (21.74%) CCVP
6 4 (17.39%) Juniper
7 3 (13.04%) CCIE
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL
7 3 (13.04%) Windows
7 3 (13.04%) Network Security
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
8 2 (8.70%) Wireless
8 2 (8.70%) Change Management
8 2 (8.70%) Migration
8 2 (8.70%) BGP
8 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) LAN
1 6 (26.09%) WAN
1 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
1 6 (26.09%) H.323
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
1 6 (26.09%) OSPF
1 6 (26.09%) MGCP
2 3 (13.04%) Network Security
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (8.70%) BGP
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (8.70%) Wireless
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) Intranet
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) RIP
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP
4 1 (4.35%) IPsec
4 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Network Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Consultant
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Voice Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) Voice Network Engineer
6 5 (21.74%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco Administrator
6 5 (21.74%) Network Administrator
6 5 (21.74%) Administrator
6 5 (21.74%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (21.74%) Sales Consultant
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco Consultant
8 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
8 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (8.70%) IT Security Engineer
10 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Leader
10 1 (4.35%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) IVR
1 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (4.35%) FMCG
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Debian
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Change Management
2 2 (8.70%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.35%) Data Management
3 1 (4.35%) Validation
3 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (34.78%) CCNP
3 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) CCVP
5 3 (13.04%) CCIE
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.35%) CCSA
7 1 (4.35%) CCSE
7 1 (4.35%) CCSP
7 1 (4.35%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) ProxySG
1 1 (4.35%) Squid
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) XenApp
1 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
2 4 (17.39%) Juniper
3 2 (8.70%) Nortel
3 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.35%) F5
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.35%) Crossbeam
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Nokia
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) HP
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