The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 25 39 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 13 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.56% 0.65% 2.87%
As % of the Vendors category 9.77% 2.25% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +36.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £320 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £320 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+13.15% -24.00%
Cisco
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
133 89 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 36.44% 29.08% 34.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 41 54
Average daily rate £400 £375 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £230 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.80 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £18.58 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Northamptonshire region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Northamptonshire region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +12 11 £400 +25.00% 1
Brackley - - - -
Kettering - - - -
Cisco
East Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 13 (61.90%) WAN
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 9 (42.86%) LAN
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle
4 8 (38.10%) SAN
4 8 (38.10%) VMware
5 7 (33.33%) Google
5 7 (33.33%) Java
5 7 (33.33%) Linux
5 7 (33.33%) Apache
5 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 7 (33.33%) MySQL
5 7 (33.33%) Open Source
5 7 (33.33%) Google Apps
6 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (28.57%) Firewall
7 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (23.81%) HP
7 5 (23.81%) hybris
8 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (19.05%) Retail
8 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
9 3 (14.29%) Change Management
9 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (14.29%) Citrix
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 7 (33.33%) Apache
1 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Google Apps
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) WAN
2 9 (42.86%) LAN
3 8 (38.10%) SAN
4 6 (28.57%) Firewall
5 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (14.29%) Network Security
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.76%) Wireless
7 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
7 1 (4.76%) ADSL
7 1 (4.76%) SNA
7 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Server Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Storage Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Designer
4 3 (14.29%) Network Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Network Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) CCDP
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
1 8 (38.10%) VMware
2 7 (33.33%) Google
3 5 (23.81%) hybris
3 5 (23.81%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.76%) Avaya
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp