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 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 28 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 12 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.10% 3.11% 2.24%
As % of the Vendors category 9.02% 9.91% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Average daily rate
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£379 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.94% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £337 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £466 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -
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
133 111 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 34.37% 31.36% 35.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 72 47
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.83 £10.28 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.70% -70.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 July 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 30 July 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 -2 8 £407 -9.55% 4
Corby - 2 £180 -
Kettering 0 1 £300 -
Cisco
East Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 17 (53.13%) SC Cleared
3 16 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (37.50%) HP
6 10 (31.25%) Firewall
6 10 (31.25%) Windows
6 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 10 (31.25%) VMware
7 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (28.13%) F5
7 9 (28.13%) CCNP
7 9 (28.13%) CCNA
7 9 (28.13%) MS Office
7 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
8 8 (25.00%) Service Management
8 8 (25.00%) ITIL
8 8 (25.00%) LAN
8 8 (25.00%) WAN
9 7 (21.88%) Linux
9 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (18.75%) iSCSI
10 6 (18.75%) CentOS
10 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
10 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (18.75%) Change Control
10 6 (18.75%) Capacity Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Lync
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) Google Apps
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Firewall
2 8 (25.00%) LAN
2 8 (25.00%) WAN
3 6 (18.75%) BIG-IP
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (18.75%) iSCSI
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (12.50%) Network Security
4 4 (12.50%) HSRP
4 4 (12.50%) MPLS
4 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.50%) VPN
4 4 (12.50%) SSL
5 3 (9.38%) SAN
5 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
5 3 (9.38%) VoIP
5 3 (9.38%) WLAN
5 3 (9.38%) OSPF
5 3 (9.38%) BGP
5 3 (9.38%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) ProC
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Network Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Network Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Virtualisation Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Network Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Field Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Telephony Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) IT Operations Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) PKI
3 2 (6.25%) IVR
4 1 (3.13%) HP Storage
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (21.88%) Linux
4 6 (18.75%) Ubuntu
4 6 (18.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
1 8 (25.00%) Service Management
2 7 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (18.75%) Change Control
3 6 (18.75%) Capacity Management
3 6 (18.75%) ITSM
4 5 (15.63%) Migration
4 5 (15.63%) Network Management
5 4 (12.50%) Application Performance Management
5 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 4 (12.50%) Information Assurance
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.38%) Validation
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.25%) CRM
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.13%) SDLC
8 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Java
1 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 17 (53.13%) SC Cleared
3 16 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (28.13%) CCNA
5 9 (28.13%) CCNP
6 4 (12.50%) CCIE
7 3 (9.38%) MCP
7 3 (9.38%) CCIP
8 2 (6.25%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 6 (18.75%) NFS
2 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) OVSD
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (6.25%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (6.25%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) HP
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) F5
4 6 (18.75%) NetApp
5 4 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 3 (9.38%) Citrix
6 3 (9.38%) Juniper
7 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.25%) Websense
8 1 (3.13%) hybris
8 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle
8 1 (3.13%) Google
8 1 (3.13%) Riverbed