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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 36 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 34 44 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.42% 4.82% 2.95%
As % of the Vendors category 9.86% 11.03% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £270 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £505 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.38 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.21% +16.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -17.50%
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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
345 399 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 44.86% 43.70% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 224 131
Average daily rate £325 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 31
Average hourly rate £10.04 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.75 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.88 £16.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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
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 29 May 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 34 (53.13%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (51.56%) LAN
3 32 (50.00%) WAN
4 26 (40.63%) Security Cleared
5 25 (39.06%) CCNA
6 23 (35.94%) CCNP
6 23 (35.94%) F5
7 22 (34.38%) ITIL
8 20 (31.25%) Wireless
9 19 (29.69%) Windows
9 19 (29.69%) SC Cleared
10 18 (28.13%) Network Management
10 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
10 18 (28.13%) Firewall
11 16 (25.00%) CheckPoint
11 16 (25.00%) DV Cleared
12 15 (23.44%) TCP/IP
13 14 (21.88%) VPN
13 14 (21.88%) Internet
13 14 (21.88%) Network Monitoring
13 14 (21.88%) Data Centre
14 13 (20.31%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (20.31%) HP
15 11 (17.19%) Finance
15 11 (17.19%) VMware
15 11 (17.19%) Juniper
15 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (17.19%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (15.63%) Ethernet
17 9 (14.06%) MPLS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (3.13%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.56%) Lync
2 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Office
2 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (51.56%) LAN
2 32 (50.00%) WAN
3 20 (31.25%) Wireless
4 18 (28.13%) Firewall
5 15 (23.44%) TCP/IP
6 14 (21.88%) VPN
6 14 (21.88%) Internet
7 13 (20.31%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (17.19%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (15.63%) Ethernet
10 9 (14.06%) MPLS
11 8 (12.50%) Network Security
11 8 (12.50%) OSPF
12 7 (10.94%) VoIP
12 7 (10.94%) BGP
13 6 (9.38%) HSRP
13 6 (9.38%) VLAN
13 6 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (9.38%) VRRP
13 6 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Network Engineer
2 13 (20.31%) Analyst
3 12 (18.75%) Network Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Network Support
4 9 (14.06%) Support Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Architect
5 8 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Security Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Network Specialist
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Network Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Data Network Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Designer
9 2 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) CSS
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.94%) e-Health
4 4 (6.25%) CMDB
4 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.69%) PKI
6 1 (1.56%) NHS
6 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.56%) PMI
6 1 (1.56%) Tandem
6 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.56%) Telematics
6 1 (1.56%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.69%) CentOS
4 3 (4.69%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) ITIL
2 18 (28.13%) Network Management
3 14 (21.88%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (14.06%) Configuration Management
5 7 (10.94%) Change Management
6 6 (9.38%) Load Balancing
6 6 (9.38%) Performance Management
6 6 (9.38%) Information Assurance
6 6 (9.38%) Service Management
6 6 (9.38%) Business Continuity
7 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.25%) Application Performance Management
8 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.25%) Network Design
8 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.69%) TOGAF
9 3 (4.69%) Fault Management
9 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.69%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) VBScript
2 1 (1.56%) VB
2 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (53.13%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (40.63%) Security Cleared
3 25 (39.06%) CCNA
4 23 (35.94%) CCNP
5 19 (29.69%) SC Cleared
6 16 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 4 (6.25%) CCSE
7 4 (6.25%) CCDP
7 4 (6.25%) CCIE
8 2 (3.13%) Degree
8 2 (3.13%) MCTS
8 2 (3.13%) CCDE
8 2 (3.13%) CCSA
8 2 (3.13%) CCIP
8 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.13%) MCP
8 2 (3.13%) MCSE
9 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.56%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.56%) TickIT
2 1 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.25%) Snort
3 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.69%) NFS
5 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.13%) vSphere
5 2 (3.13%) BitLocker
5 2 (3.13%) XenApp
6 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.56%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) CA Spectrum
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (6.25%) SCCM
4 3 (4.69%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (4.69%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (3.13%) OVSD
6 1 (1.56%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (1.56%) SCOM
6 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.56%) Cacti
6 1 (1.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) F5
2 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 16 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (20.31%) HP
5 11 (17.19%) VMware
5 11 (17.19%) Juniper
6 9 (14.06%) Blue Coat
7 7 (10.94%) CA
7 7 (10.94%) Citrix
7 7 (10.94%) Sourcefire
8 5 (7.81%) NetApp
8 5 (7.81%) NetScout
9 4 (6.25%) Brocade
10 2 (3.13%) Computacenter
10 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.13%) IronPort
10 2 (3.13%) Remedy
10 2 (3.13%) BMC
10 2 (3.13%) Nokia
10 2 (3.13%) Lotus
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