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 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 34 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 38 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.29% 2.23% 2.41%
As % of the Vendors category 9.43% 4.88% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £413 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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Buckinghamshire

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
403 328 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 45.49% 45.75% 48.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 145 165
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £155 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £472 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 49 26
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.60 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £15.08 £19.68
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 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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 24 (38.71%) Firewall
2 22 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (33.87%) F5
4 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
4 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 18 (29.03%) WAN
5 17 (27.42%) LAN
5 17 (27.42%) CCNA
6 14 (22.58%) Blue Coat
6 14 (22.58%) Windows
7 13 (20.97%) CCNP
8 12 (19.35%) Juniper
8 12 (19.35%) CheckPoint
9 11 (17.74%) Citrix
9 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
9 11 (17.74%) ITIL
9 11 (17.74%) Finance
10 10 (16.13%) VMware
10 10 (16.13%) VoIP
10 10 (16.13%) MPLS
10 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
10 10 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (16.13%) Network Management
10 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (14.52%) DV Cleared
11 9 (14.52%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (14.52%) HP
11 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
11 9 (14.52%) MS Excel
12 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (9.68%) Lync
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (8.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.23%) IIS
4 2 (3.23%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.61%) Moodle
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (38.71%) Firewall
2 18 (29.03%) WAN
3 17 (27.42%) LAN
4 10 (16.13%) VoIP
4 10 (16.13%) MPLS
4 10 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (14.52%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
6 8 (12.90%) VPN
7 7 (11.29%) SAN
7 7 (11.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (9.68%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (9.68%) BGP
9 5 (8.06%) TACACS
9 5 (8.06%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (8.06%) OSPF
9 5 (8.06%) Ethernet
9 5 (8.06%) ADSL
10 4 (6.45%) Network Security
10 4 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) MySQL
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Network Engineer
2 13 (20.97%) Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Network Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Network Manager
5 6 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Security Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Messaging Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Server Support
9 2 (3.23%) Help Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
1 1 (1.61%) JMS
1 1 (1.61%) Spring
1 1 (1.61%) Ajax
1 1 (1.61%) JPA
1 1 (1.61%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Blackberry
2 6 (9.68%) EMC Centera
3 5 (8.06%) IVR
3 5 (8.06%) e-Health
4 1 (1.61%) SCADA
4 1 (1.61%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.61%) iPad
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Android
3 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.84%) Linux
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (3.23%) CentOS
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) ITIL
2 10 (16.13%) Network Management
3 7 (11.29%) Change Management
4 6 (9.68%) Incident Management
4 6 (9.68%) Fault Management
5 5 (8.06%) Performance Management
5 5 (8.06%) Information Assurance
5 5 (8.06%) Workflow
5 5 (8.06%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.84%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.84%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (4.84%) Migration
8 2 (3.23%) Service Management
8 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.23%) Network Design
8 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.61%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.61%) C++
2 1 (1.61%) Java
2 1 (1.61%) Perl
2 1 (1.61%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
3 17 (27.42%) CCNA
4 13 (20.97%) CCNP
5 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
6 9 (14.52%) DV Cleared
7 7 (11.29%) CCSA
8 6 (9.68%) CCSE
9 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (3.23%) CCIE
10 2 (3.23%) MCSE
11 1 (1.61%) MCSA
11 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.45%) vSphere
4 3 (4.84%) XenApp
4 3 (4.84%) Snort
5 2 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.23%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.61%) Xen
6 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.61%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.61%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.61%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 5 (8.06%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.23%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (3.23%) ARCserve
2 2 (3.23%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.61%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.61%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.61%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (33.87%) F5
2 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 14 (22.58%) Blue Coat
4 12 (19.35%) Juniper
4 12 (19.35%) CheckPoint
5 11 (17.74%) Citrix
6 10 (16.13%) VMware
7 9 (14.52%) HP
8 7 (11.29%) EMC
8 7 (11.29%) NetApp
9 6 (9.68%) Symantec
9 6 (9.68%) Remedy
9 6 (9.68%) IBM
9 6 (9.68%) Brocade
9 6 (9.68%) Hitachi
9 6 (9.68%) 3PAR
10 5 (8.06%) RightFax
10 5 (8.06%) MobileIron
10 5 (8.06%) IronPort
10 5 (8.06%) Avaya