The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 22 11 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.21% 9.62% 2.70%
As % of the Vendors category 7.92% 16.67% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 6
Average daily rate
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£550 £352 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -21.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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 Middlesex region.

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
101 150 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 40.56% 57.69% 54.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 79 75
Average daily rate £440 £390 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.74% -5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £25.33 £37.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.45% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.90 £17.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £43.50 £20.00
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 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 October 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 October 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 (54.55%) LAN
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) AIX
3 4 (36.36%) Solaris
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) NetApp
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) ITSM
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) XenApp
3 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
3 4 (36.36%) 3PAR
3 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (36.36%) F5
3 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (18.18%) Lync
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) DMZ
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (18.18%) Multicast
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
4 1 (9.09%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Design Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Network Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Network Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall Support
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) AIX
2 4 (36.36%) Solaris
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) ITSM
3 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCDP
2 2 (18.18%) CCVP
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) XenApp
1 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) 3PAR
3 4 (36.36%) F5
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) NetApp
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) Avaya
4 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
4 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 2 (18.18%) Websense
5 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Remedy