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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 33 26 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Cisco 9 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.21% 3.58% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 6.67% 10.83% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £337 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £464 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.60 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +6.32%
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
135 120 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 33.09% 33.06% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 73 44
Average daily rate £407 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £175 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £480 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 2
Average hourly rate £18.52 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.56 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £16.60 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 6 £375 -11.76% 3
Kettering -1 1 £300 -
Corby - 1 £180 -
Cisco
East Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
2 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 13 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 12 (46.15%) HP
5 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (34.62%) Windows
6 9 (34.62%) VMware
6 9 (34.62%) F5
7 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (30.77%) Service Management
7 8 (30.77%) MS Office
7 8 (30.77%) ITIL
7 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 8 (30.77%) CCNP
8 7 (26.92%) CCNA
8 7 (26.92%) Linux
8 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (23.08%) Change Control
9 6 (23.08%) Capacity Management
9 6 (23.08%) CentOS
9 6 (23.08%) iSCSI
9 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
9 6 (23.08%) OVSD
9 6 (23.08%) BIG-IP
9 6 (23.08%) Ubuntu
9 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
9 6 (23.08%) NFS
9 6 (23.08%) NetApp

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
1 6 (23.08%) BIG-IP
1 6 (23.08%) iSCSI
2 5 (19.23%) Network Security
3 3 (11.54%) WAN
3 3 (11.54%) CTI
3 3 (11.54%) LAN
3 3 (11.54%) PBX
3 3 (11.54%) VoIP
4 2 (7.69%) SNMP
4 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.85%) HSRP
5 1 (3.85%) Multicast
5 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.85%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) ProC
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Architect
1 8 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Virtualisation Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Telephony Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Field Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) IT Operations Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) AWS Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) IVR
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) HP Storage
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (26.92%) Linux
4 6 (23.08%) Ubuntu
4 6 (23.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
1 8 (30.77%) Service Management
2 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (23.08%) Change Control
3 6 (23.08%) Capacity Management
3 6 (23.08%) ITSM
4 5 (19.23%) Network Management
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance
5 4 (15.38%) Application Performance Management
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) CRM
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.85%) Open Source
8 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.85%) Change Management
8 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Java
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
2 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 13 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (30.77%) CCNP
6 7 (26.92%) CCNA
7 2 (7.69%) MCP
8 1 (3.85%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 6 (23.08%) NFS
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) OVSD
2 2 (7.69%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (7.69%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.85%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) HP
2 9 (34.62%) VMware
2 9 (34.62%) F5
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 6 (23.08%) NetApp
5 4 (15.38%) Blue Coat
6 3 (11.54%) Websense
7 2 (7.69%) Citrix
8 1 (3.85%) Juniper
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle
8 1 (3.85%) Google
8 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.85%) hybris
8 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint