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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 38 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 11 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.64% 2.20% 1.77%
As % of the Vendors category 6.43% 6.12% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £230 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.47% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £214 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £246 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -4.76%
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
171 98 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 41.01% 35.90% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 23 31
Average daily rate £325 £235 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.29% -21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 10
Average hourly rate £16.75 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.50 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £18.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -3 8 £463 - 2
Wellingborough - - - -
Brackley - - - -
Cisco
East Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (68.00%) WAN
2 16 (64.00%) Windows
3 14 (56.00%) LAN
3 14 (56.00%) SAN
4 10 (40.00%) Linux
4 10 (40.00%) Firewall
4 10 (40.00%) VMware
5 9 (36.00%) MySQL
5 9 (36.00%) Oracle
5 9 (36.00%) Apache
5 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
5 9 (36.00%) Open Source
6 8 (32.00%) Google
6 8 (32.00%) Google Apps
6 8 (32.00%) Java
7 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (20.00%) hybris
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (20.00%) HP
9 5 (20.00%) CCIE
9 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (16.00%) Migration
10 4 (16.00%) Retail
10 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (16.00%) OpenStack

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (36.00%) Apache
1 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Google Apps
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) WAN
2 14 (56.00%) LAN
2 14 (56.00%) SAN
3 10 (40.00%) Firewall
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (16.00%) Wireshark
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security
6 2 (8.00%) DNS
7 1 (4.00%) MPLS
7 1 (4.00%) Wireless
7 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
7 1 (4.00%) ADSL
7 1 (4.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Architect
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Designer
3 3 (12.00%) Server Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Storage Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Support
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
1 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Open Source
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Coaching
6 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) Network Design
6 1 (4.00%) CAD
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) CCDP
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCITP
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (12.00%) SCCM
3 2 (8.00%) SCOM
3 2 (8.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (4.00%) Ansible
4 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) VMware
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle
3 8 (32.00%) Google
4 5 (20.00%) hybris
4 5 (20.00%) HP
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.00%) Citrix
7 2 (8.00%) NetApp
8 1 (4.00%) Nokia
8 1 (4.00%) Websense
8 1 (4.00%) F5