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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 25 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.90% 2.99% 3.93%
As % of the Vendors category 1.96% 5.30% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Average daily rate
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£288 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.38 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-3.91% +9.14%
Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
102 132 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 45.74% 56.41% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 82 52
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £260 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £549 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £50.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -40.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
Cisco
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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 11 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 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (38.46%) CCNP
4 4 (30.77%) Juniper
4 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 3 (23.08%) Network Security
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) CCIE
5 3 (23.08%) MGCP
5 3 (23.08%) H.323
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (15.38%) F5
6 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 2 (15.38%) Nortel
6 2 (15.38%) OSPF
6 2 (15.38%) BGP
6 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) CCNA
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 2 (15.38%) CCVP
7 1 (7.69%) IVR

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) MGCP
2 3 (23.08%) H.323
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) OSPF
3 2 (15.38%) BGP
3 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.69%) ISDN
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) RIP
4 1 (7.69%) Intranet
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) VRRP
4 1 (7.69%) SCCP
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ICM
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Voice Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Voice Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Network Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Voice Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) IVR
1 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNP
3 3 (23.08%) CCIE
4 2 (15.38%) CCNA
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (15.38%) CCVP
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) CCSE
5 1 (7.69%) CCSA
5 1 (7.69%) CCSP
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Juniper
1 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
2 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
2 2 (15.38%) F5
2 2 (15.38%) Nortel
3 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
3 1 (7.69%) Crossbeam
3 1 (7.69%) Nokia