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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 23 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 7 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.79% 7.45% 3.36%
As % of the Vendors category 6.09% 12.88% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £351 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.45% -22.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.55% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.10% -22.00%
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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
115 163 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 45.82% 57.80% 48.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 83 59
Average daily rate £474 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.40% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £12.25 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.16% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
3 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
3 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (44.44%) F5
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (44.44%) NetApp
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) ITSM
3 4 (44.44%) AIX
3 4 (44.44%) Solaris
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 1 (11.11%) VRRP
5 1 (11.11%) FWSM
5 1 (11.11%) HSRP
5 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Design Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Network Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) AIX
2 4 (44.44%) Solaris
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITSM
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCVP
2 2 (22.22%) CCDP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (44.44%) XenApp
1 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
2 4 (44.44%) F5
2 4 (44.44%) NetApp
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
3 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) Websense
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
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