The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 39 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 36 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.67% 2.17% 1.98%
As % of the Vendors category 7.84% 4.66% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 7
Average daily rate
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£381 £363 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% +51.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £268 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.60 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +6.32%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
459 386 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.84% 46.51% 42.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 200 146
Average daily rate £386 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 27
Average hourly rate £10.04 £12.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.37% +2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.50 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.20 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Milton Keynes region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Milton Keynes region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 38 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (47.37%) LAN
2 36 (47.37%) WAN
3 31 (40.79%) F5
4 30 (39.47%) Wireless
5 27 (35.53%) Firewall
5 27 (35.53%) CCNP
5 27 (35.53%) CCNA
6 18 (23.68%) VPN
6 18 (23.68%) CheckPoint
6 18 (23.68%) Cisco Prime
6 18 (23.68%) Security Cleared
7 16 (21.05%) Network Management
8 15 (19.74%) SC Cleared
8 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
9 14 (18.42%) VMware
10 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
10 13 (17.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (17.11%) Data Centre
11 12 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (15.79%) DV Cleared
11 12 (15.79%) Network Design
11 12 (15.79%) SNMP
11 12 (15.79%) HP
12 11 (14.47%) Juniper
12 11 (14.47%) CA
12 11 (14.47%) WLAN
12 11 (14.47%) ITIL
12 11 (14.47%) e-Health
12 11 (14.47%) Sourcefire

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 4 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.63%) IIS
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) Lync
3 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (47.37%) LAN
1 36 (47.37%) WAN
2 30 (39.47%) Wireless
3 27 (35.53%) Firewall
4 18 (23.68%) VPN
5 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
5 13 (17.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (15.79%) SNMP
7 11 (14.47%) WLAN
7 11 (14.47%) Network Security
7 11 (14.47%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (13.16%) Internet
8 10 (13.16%) DSL
9 9 (11.84%) OSPF
9 9 (11.84%) BGP
9 9 (11.84%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (11.84%) Structured Cabling
10 8 (10.53%) IPsec
10 8 (10.53%) MPLS
10 8 (10.53%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (11.84%) Telecoms
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Local Government
3 2 (2.63%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.32%) Automotive
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (38.16%) Network Engineer
2 15 (19.74%) Architect
3 8 (10.53%) Network Architect
4 7 (9.21%) Network Support
4 7 (9.21%) Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Network Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Network Support Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Network Specialist
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Network Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.63%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) CSS
2 5 (6.58%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.32%) .NET
3 1 (1.32%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.47%) e-Health
3 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.95%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.95%) PKI
5 3 (3.95%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.63%) CMDB
6 2 (2.63%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.32%) Telematics
7 1 (1.32%) EPoS
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.63%) Linux
6 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Network Management
2 12 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (15.79%) Network Design
3 11 (14.47%) ITIL
4 9 (11.84%) Load Balancing
5 8 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.21%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.89%) Performance Management
7 6 (7.89%) Business Continuity
7 6 (7.89%) Information Assurance
8 4 (5.26%) SIEM
8 4 (5.26%) Protective Monitoring
8 4 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.26%) Application Performance Management
9 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (3.95%) Change Management
9 3 (3.95%) Project Management
9 3 (3.95%) Service Management
9 3 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.95%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.95%) C
1 3 (3.95%) SQL
2 1 (1.32%) VBScript
2 1 (1.32%) VB
2 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (35.53%) CCNP
2 27 (35.53%) CCNA
3 18 (23.68%) Security Cleared
4 15 (19.74%) SC Cleared
5 12 (15.79%) DV Cleared
6 5 (6.58%) CCDP
6 5 (6.58%) CCIE
7 3 (3.95%) CCSE
8 2 (2.63%) CCIP
8 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.32%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.32%) CCSP
9 1 (1.32%) MCP
9 1 (1.32%) HNC
9 1 (1.32%) HND
9 1 (1.32%) MCSE
9 1 (1.32%) MCSA
9 1 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.32%) TickIT
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Snort
2 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.32%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.32%) XenApp
6 1 (1.32%) UAG
6 1 (1.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (23.68%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (14.47%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (5.26%) SCCM
3 4 (5.26%) SCOM
4 3 (3.95%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (3.95%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (2.63%) EMC VPLEX
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.63%) WSUS
6 1 (1.32%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.32%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.32%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (1.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 31 (40.79%) F5
2 18 (23.68%) CheckPoint
3 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
4 14 (18.42%) VMware
5 12 (15.79%) HP
6 11 (14.47%) Juniper
6 11 (14.47%) CA
6 11 (14.47%) Sourcefire
7 10 (13.16%) Blue Coat
8 7 (9.21%) Citrix
9 6 (7.89%) NetApp
10 5 (6.58%) NetScout
11 4 (5.26%) IBM
12 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.95%) IronPort
13 2 (2.63%) Veeam
13 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
13 2 (2.63%) Fortinet
13 2 (2.63%) Rackspace
13 2 (2.63%) Brocade