The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Milton Keynes region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 44 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 24 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.69% 2.02% 3.28%
As % of the Vendors category 5.77% 4.39% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -31.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.96 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% +15.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.03
% change year-on-year
- +12.33%
Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
416 319 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.64% 45.97% 48.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 139 137
Average daily rate £363 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 39 24
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Cisco
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 20 (32.79%) Firewall
3 18 (29.51%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
4 16 (26.23%) IronPort
4 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
5 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
5 15 (24.59%) F5
6 14 (22.95%) Windows
6 14 (22.95%) Cisco IOS
6 14 (22.95%) Blue Coat
7 13 (21.31%) Symantec
7 13 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (19.67%) Network Management
8 12 (19.67%) WAN
8 12 (19.67%) CCNA
8 12 (19.67%) VPN
9 11 (18.03%) CCNP
9 11 (18.03%) LAN
9 11 (18.03%) Blackberry
9 11 (18.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (18.03%) Lync
9 11 (18.03%) RightFax
9 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (18.03%) MobileIron
9 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (16.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 10 (16.39%) VoIP
10 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
11 9 (14.75%) DV Cleared

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
2 13 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (18.03%) Lync
3 11 (18.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.64%) Moodle
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.84%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (32.79%) Firewall
2 14 (22.95%) Cisco IOS
3 12 (19.67%) WAN
3 12 (19.67%) VPN
4 11 (18.03%) LAN
5 10 (16.39%) VoIP
6 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
6 8 (13.11%) Network Security
7 7 (11.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (11.48%) OSPF
7 7 (11.48%) BGP
8 5 (8.20%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (6.56%) MPLS
10 2 (3.28%) DNS
10 2 (3.28%) SAN
10 2 (3.28%) SNMP
10 2 (3.28%) PSTN
10 2 (3.28%) ISDN
10 2 (3.28%) Wireless
10 2 (3.28%) HSRP
General
1 2 (3.28%) Finance
1 2 (3.28%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) Network Manager
2 9 (14.75%) Messaging Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Security Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) Server Support
6 2 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.28%) Architect
6 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) Data Integration Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.64%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.64%) iPad
3 1 (1.64%) PMI
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) IVR
3 1 (1.64%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Windows
2 7 (11.48%) Android
2 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.92%) Linux
4 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.64%) UNIX
6 1 (1.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) Network Management
2 8 (13.11%) Performance Management
2 8 (13.11%) Information Assurance
2 8 (13.11%) ITIL
2 8 (13.11%) Change Management
3 6 (9.84%) Problem Management
4 5 (8.20%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (6.56%) Migration
6 3 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.28%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.28%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.28%) B2B
8 1 (1.64%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.64%) Service Management
8 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.64%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.64%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
3 12 (19.67%) CCNA
4 11 (18.03%) CCNP
5 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
6 9 (14.75%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.92%) CCSA
8 2 (3.28%) CCDP
8 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.28%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.64%) CCIP
9 1 (1.64%) CCDA
9 1 (1.64%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) ProxySG
3 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.56%) vSphere
4 2 (3.28%) XenApp
4 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.28%) Snort
4 2 (3.28%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.64%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (3.28%) ARCserve
2 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.28%) SCCM
2 2 (3.28%) SCOM
2 2 (3.28%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (3.28%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (3.28%) Hyperic
2 2 (3.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (3.28%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.64%) OpenView
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.64%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.64%) OVSD
3 1 (1.64%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (26.23%) IronPort
3 15 (24.59%) F5
4 14 (22.95%) Blue Coat
5 13 (21.31%) Symantec
6 11 (18.03%) RightFax
6 11 (18.03%) MobileIron
7 9 (14.75%) VMware
7 9 (14.75%) CheckPoint
8 7 (11.48%) HP
9 5 (8.20%) Juniper
10 4 (6.56%) Citrix
10 4 (6.56%) NetApp
11 3 (4.92%) EMC
12 2 (3.28%) Dell
12 2 (3.28%) CA
12 2 (3.28%) Sourcefire
12 2 (3.28%) Draytek
12 2 (3.28%) Veeam
13 1 (1.64%) 3PAR
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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