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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 42 50 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs citing Cisco 28 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.64% 1.63% 5.64%
As % of the Vendors category 7.27% 3.74% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 9
Average daily rate
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£353 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £294 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.60% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.90% -15.47%
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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
385 321 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 50.07% 43.50% 48.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 178 88
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 28
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £9.55 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £14.73 £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 (52.31%) Firewall
2 32 (49.23%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (47.69%) WAN
4 30 (46.15%) LAN
5 25 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 24 (36.92%) F5
7 21 (32.31%) Juniper
7 21 (32.31%) CCNP
7 21 (32.31%) CCNA
8 20 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (29.23%) CheckPoint
10 17 (26.15%) Windows
11 16 (24.62%) TCP/IP
11 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
11 16 (24.62%) DV Cleared
12 14 (21.54%) SC Cleared
12 14 (21.54%) MPLS
12 14 (21.54%) Telecoms
13 13 (20.00%) Citrix
14 12 (18.46%) SLA
14 12 (18.46%) VoIP
14 12 (18.46%) ITIL
14 12 (18.46%) Finance
15 10 (15.38%) VPN
15 10 (15.38%) HP
15 10 (15.38%) Fault Management
15 10 (15.38%) Blue Coat
15 10 (15.38%) Load Balancing
16 9 (13.85%) Incident Management
16 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (6.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.62%) IIS
3 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.08%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.54%) Apache
4 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.54%) MediaWiki
4 1 (1.54%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
1 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (52.31%) Firewall
2 31 (47.69%) WAN
3 30 (46.15%) LAN
4 20 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (24.62%) TCP/IP
6 14 (21.54%) MPLS
7 12 (18.46%) VoIP
8 10 (15.38%) VPN
9 9 (13.85%) OSPF
9 9 (13.85%) BGP
9 9 (13.85%) TACACS
10 8 (12.31%) Internet
10 8 (12.31%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (12.31%) Ethernet
11 7 (10.77%) DNS
11 7 (10.77%) EIGRP
12 6 (9.23%) VLAN
13 5 (7.69%) SAN
13 5 (7.69%) DHCP
13 5 (7.69%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) MySQL
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (21.54%) Telecoms
2 12 (18.46%) Finance
3 4 (6.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Network Engineer
2 17 (26.15%) Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) Network Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Data Network Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Network Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Architect
7 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Service Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Designer
9 2 (3.08%) Technical Design Authority
9 2 (3.08%) Development Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Network Operations Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Voice Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) CSS
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) JMS
2 1 (1.54%) Spring
2 1 (1.54%) Ajax
2 1 (1.54%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) IVR
2 5 (7.69%) e-Health
3 4 (6.15%) EMC Centera
4 3 (4.62%) PKI
5 1 (1.54%) NHS
5 1 (1.54%) Tandem
5 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.54%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.54%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.15%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.15%) Linux
5 3 (4.62%) CentOS
5 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) ITIL
2 10 (15.38%) Fault Management
2 10 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 9 (13.85%) Incident Management
4 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
5 6 (9.23%) Network Design
5 6 (9.23%) Change Management
5 6 (9.23%) Migration
6 5 (7.69%) Workflow
6 5 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (4.62%) Validation
7 3 (4.62%) Service Management
7 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (4.62%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (4.62%) Network Management
8 2 (3.08%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.08%) Change Control
9 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.54%) B2B
9 1 (1.54%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.08%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) VBScript
2 1 (1.54%) C++
2 1 (1.54%) Java
2 1 (1.54%) Perl
2 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (49.23%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 21 (32.31%) CCNP
3 21 (32.31%) CCNA
4 16 (24.62%) DV Cleared
5 14 (21.54%) SC Cleared
6 9 (13.85%) CCIE
7 8 (12.31%) CCSA
8 7 (10.77%) CCSE
9 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (4.62%) CCDP
10 3 (4.62%) CCIP
10 3 (4.62%) MCSE
11 2 (3.08%) CCDE
11 2 (3.08%) MCITP
11 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (1.54%) CCA
12 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.54%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.46%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.54%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
1 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.15%) vSphere
4 2 (3.08%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (3.08%) XenApp
4 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.08%) NFS
5 1 (1.54%) Snort
5 1 (1.54%) Xen
5 1 (1.54%) UAG
5 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (6.15%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.54%) OpenView
3 1 (1.54%) OVSD
3 1 (1.54%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.54%) SCCM
3 1 (1.54%) Cacti
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 24 (36.92%) F5
2 21 (32.31%) Juniper
3 19 (29.23%) CheckPoint
4 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
5 13 (20.00%) Citrix
6 10 (15.38%) HP
6 10 (15.38%) Blue Coat
7 9 (13.85%) VMware
8 7 (10.77%) Nokia
9 6 (9.23%) Remedy
9 6 (9.23%) NetApp
10 5 (7.69%) Avaya
10 5 (7.69%) CA
10 5 (7.69%) EMC
10 5 (7.69%) Computacenter
11 4 (6.15%) 3PAR
11 4 (6.15%) Brocade
11 4 (6.15%) IBM
11 4 (6.15%) Hitachi
12 3 (4.62%) SolarWinds