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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 45 53 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 19 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.27% 2.11% 3.06%
As % of the Vendors category 4.83% 4.55% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £240 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £378 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -6.66%
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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
393 352 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.90% 46.44% 51.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 164 186
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £191 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 28
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.50 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 19 (32.20%) Firewall
2 17 (28.81%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (27.12%) F5
4 15 (25.42%) Blue Coat
5 14 (23.73%) Windows
5 14 (23.73%) VPN
5 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
5 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
6 13 (22.03%) WAN
6 13 (22.03%) Cisco IOS
7 12 (20.34%) VMware
7 12 (20.34%) LAN
7 12 (20.34%) Network Management
8 11 (18.64%) MS Exchange
8 11 (18.64%) CCNA
8 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
8 11 (18.64%) IronPort
9 10 (16.95%) CCNP
9 10 (16.95%) VoIP
9 10 (16.95%) HP
9 10 (16.95%) CheckPoint
10 8 (13.56%) Performance Management
10 8 (13.56%) Symantec
10 8 (13.56%) OSPF
10 8 (13.56%) BGP
10 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
10 8 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
10 8 (13.56%) DV Cleared
10 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (18.64%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (10.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (10.17%) Lync
3 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.69%) Moodle
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.20%) Firewall
2 14 (23.73%) VPN
3 13 (22.03%) WAN
3 13 (22.03%) Cisco IOS
4 12 (20.34%) LAN
5 10 (16.95%) VoIP
6 8 (13.56%) OSPF
6 8 (13.56%) BGP
6 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
6 8 (13.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (11.86%) Network Security
8 6 (10.17%) SAN
8 6 (10.17%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (6.78%) MPLS
9 4 (6.78%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (5.08%) HSRP
10 3 (5.08%) VRRP
10 3 (5.08%) VLAN
11 2 (3.39%) Wireless
11 2 (3.39%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.25%) Network Manager
3 6 (10.17%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Security Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Integration Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Data Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Data Integration Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) WAMP
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.78%) EMC Centera
3 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.69%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.69%) iPad
4 1 (1.69%) PMI
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) IVR
4 1 (1.69%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.17%) Android
4 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.39%) Linux
7 1 (1.69%) CentOS
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Network Management
2 8 (13.56%) Performance Management
2 8 (13.56%) Information Assurance
3 5 (8.47%) ITIL
4 4 (6.78%) Change Management
4 4 (6.78%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (5.08%) ITIL V3
5 3 (5.08%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.39%) B2B
7 1 (1.69%) Change Control
7 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.69%) Service Management
7 1 (1.69%) Migration
7 1 (1.69%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
3 11 (18.64%) CCNA
4 10 (16.95%) CCNP
5 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
5 8 (13.56%) DV Cleared
6 4 (6.78%) CCSA
7 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.39%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (3.39%) CCDP
9 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.69%) CCIP
9 1 (1.69%) CCDA
9 1 (1.69%) MCSE
9 1 (1.69%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.47%) ProxySG
4 4 (6.78%) vSphere
5 3 (5.08%) XenApp
5 3 (5.08%) Snort
6 2 (3.39%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.69%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (3.39%) SCCM
2 2 (3.39%) SCOM
2 2 (3.39%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.39%) ARCserve
2 2 (3.39%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (3.39%) Hyperic
2 2 (3.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (3.39%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.39%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.69%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.69%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.69%) OpenView
3 1 (1.69%) OVSD
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) F5
2 15 (25.42%) Blue Coat
3 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
4 12 (20.34%) VMware
5 11 (18.64%) IronPort
6 10 (16.95%) HP
6 10 (16.95%) CheckPoint
7 8 (13.56%) Symantec
8 7 (11.86%) NetApp
9 6 (10.17%) EMC
9 6 (10.17%) RightFax
9 6 (10.17%) MobileIron
10 5 (8.47%) Citrix
11 4 (6.78%) Brocade
11 4 (6.78%) IBM
11 4 (6.78%) Juniper
11 4 (6.78%) Hitachi
11 4 (6.78%) 3PAR
12 3 (5.08%) Sourcefire
13 2 (3.39%) Draytek