The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 12 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.18% 2.78% 5.00%
As % of the Vendors category 18.75% 5.77% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £110
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £7.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +20.00%
Cisco
UK

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

Vendors Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
48 52 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 48.98% 48.15% 46.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 14
Average daily rate £375 £159 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.22% -47.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £70 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £389 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
County Antrim +3 5 - - 3
County Londonderry - 4 - -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 11 (57.89%) Wireless
1 11 (57.89%) Network Management
2 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (47.37%) WAN
3 9 (47.37%) LAN
3 9 (47.37%) Network Security
4 8 (42.11%) VPN
4 8 (42.11%) OpenView
4 8 (42.11%) HP
4 8 (42.11%) CA
5 7 (36.84%) CiscoWorks
5 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
5 7 (36.84%) ITIL
5 7 (36.84%) Broadband
5 7 (36.84%) ISDN
5 7 (36.84%) OPNET
5 7 (36.84%) e-Health
5 7 (36.84%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (31.58%) Fault Management
6 6 (31.58%) CCIE
7 5 (26.32%) CCNA
8 4 (21.05%) CCNP
8 4 (21.05%) Migration
8 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
9 3 (15.79%) BYOD
9 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
9 3 (15.79%) Change Control
9 3 (15.79%) Validation

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Wireless
2 10 (52.63%) Firewall
3 9 (47.37%) LAN
3 9 (47.37%) Network Security
3 9 (47.37%) WAN
4 8 (42.11%) VPN
5 7 (36.84%) Broadband
5 7 (36.84%) ISDN
5 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
6 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
7 3 (15.79%) VoIP
8 1 (5.26%) ATM
8 1 (5.26%) BGP
8 1 (5.26%) DAB
8 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
8 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
8 1 (5.26%) MPLS
8 1 (5.26%) Multicast
8 1 (5.26%) RIP
8 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Network Engineer
2 11 (57.89%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (42.11%) Network Support
3 8 (42.11%) Network Support Engineer
3 8 (42.11%) Support Engineer
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco Support
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Voice Network Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) VoIP Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) e-Health
2 3 (15.79%) BYOD
2 3 (15.79%) SecurID
2 3 (15.79%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Network Management
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (31.58%) Fault Management
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Change Control
5 3 (15.79%) Network Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Validation
6 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Network Design
7 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) CCIE
3 5 (26.32%) CCNA
4 4 (21.05%) CCNP
5 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) BS7799
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) OpenView
2 7 (36.84%) CiscoWorks
2 7 (36.84%) OPNET
3 1 (5.26%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) CA
1 8 (42.11%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
2 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
2 3 (15.79%) Juniper
2 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.26%) Aruba
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Peregrine
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