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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 57 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 9 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.29% 3.94% 2.15%
As % of the Vendors category 3.06% 8.09% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 7
Average daily rate £290 £303 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.13% -10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £180 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%
Cisco
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
294 383 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.12% 48.73% 43.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 184 171
Average daily rate £375 £347 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% -13.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £180 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 17
Average hourly rate £16.07 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.13% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.14 £9.38 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £30.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 15 (48.39%) CheckPoint
2 14 (45.16%) Firewall
3 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (29.03%) CCNP
5 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.81%) Juniper
6 6 (19.35%) Project Management
6 6 (19.35%) CCNA
6 6 (19.35%) Windows
6 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
6 6 (19.35%) VMware
6 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
6 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
6 6 (19.35%) F5
6 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
7 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
7 5 (16.13%) Network Security
7 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
7 5 (16.13%) Wireless
7 5 (16.13%) CCSE
7 5 (16.13%) LAN
7 5 (16.13%) WAN
8 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (12.90%) WAP
8 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL
8 4 (12.90%) CCDP
8 4 (12.90%) Wireshark

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) ProjectWise
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (16.13%) LAN
3 5 (16.13%) Network Security
3 5 (16.13%) WAN
3 5 (16.13%) Wireless
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (12.90%) Wireshark
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (9.68%) DNS
5 3 (9.68%) FTP
5 3 (9.68%) Internet
6 2 (6.45%) 802.11
6 2 (6.45%) BGP
6 2 (6.45%) DSL
6 2 (6.45%) OSPF
6 2 (6.45%) SSL
6 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.45%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.45%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) WAP
2 2 (6.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) e-Health
2 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.23%) IVR
2 1 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Project Management
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
3 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) B2B
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Network Design
4 2 (6.45%) Presales
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) SIEM
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security
5 1 (3.23%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.23%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (29.03%) CCNP
3 6 (19.35%) CCNA
3 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
4 5 (16.13%) CCSE
4 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
5 4 (12.90%) CCDP
5 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (9.68%) HNC
6 3 (9.68%) HND
7 2 (6.45%) MCITP
7 2 (6.45%) MCSA
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.23%) CCIE
8 1 (3.23%) CCSA
8 1 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (3.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) CheckPoint
2 8 (25.81%) Juniper
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) F5
3 6 (19.35%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) Aruba
5 3 (9.68%) Blue Coat
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle
5 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
5 3 (9.68%) Rackspace
6 2 (6.45%) Avaya
6 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
6 2 (6.45%) IronPort
6 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.45%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.23%) CA
7 1 (3.23%) Crossbeam
7 1 (3.23%) Genesys
7 1 (3.23%) IBM
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