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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 24 25 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing Cisco 5 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.31% 1.09% 8.21%
As % of the Vendors category 5.95% 2.99% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
Average daily rate £444 £270 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.35% -41.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £270 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £270 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
Cisco
South East

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
84 67 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 55.63% 36.41% 63.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 42 79
Average daily rate £380 £396 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £433 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) VLAN
4 2 (16.67%) QA
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) Middleware
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) CCNP
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Presales
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (8.33%) SaaS
5 1 (8.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (8.33%) FCoE
5 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (8.33%) 4G
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (8.33%) OpenStack

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (8.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) VLAN
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) 2G
3 1 (8.33%) 3G
3 1 (8.33%) BGP
3 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) FTP
3 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) OSPF
3 1 (8.33%) SSH
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Deployment Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Deployment Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Implementation Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Project Implementation Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Flash
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) BYOD
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (16.67%) Presales
1 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Coaching
2 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNP
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCVP
2 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) KVM
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Ciena
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Nokia
3 1 (8.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat