The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 17 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 25 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 5.94% 3.64% 3.23%
As % of the Vendors category 14.12% 7.55% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 3
Average daily rate
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£316 £206 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% -36.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £342 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
Cisco
Nottinghamshire

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

Vendors Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
177 159 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 42.04% 48.18% 47.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 65 45
Average daily rate £375 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.45 £10.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.84 £41.15
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 Nottingham

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 26 (53.06%) Cisco Certification
1 26 (53.06%) Firewall
2 24 (48.98%) CheckPoint
3 22 (44.90%) CCNP
3 22 (44.90%) CCNA
3 22 (44.90%) VMware
4 19 (38.78%) HP
5 18 (36.73%) Wireless
5 18 (36.73%) Blue Coat
6 17 (34.69%) ITIL
7 14 (28.57%) CCIE
7 14 (28.57%) Change Control
7 14 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (26.53%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (26.53%) Nortel
8 13 (26.53%) SAN
8 13 (26.53%) ProxySG
9 12 (24.49%) Nortel Contivity
9 12 (24.49%) Load Balancing
9 12 (24.49%) NAS
10 11 (22.45%) LAN
11 10 (20.41%) WAN
11 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
11 10 (20.41%) VPN
11 10 (20.41%) Windows
12 9 (18.37%) Active Directory
12 9 (18.37%) Degree
13 8 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (53.06%) Firewall
2 18 (36.73%) Wireless
3 14 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (26.53%) SAN
5 12 (24.49%) Nortel Contivity
5 12 (24.49%) NAS
6 11 (22.45%) LAN
7 10 (20.41%) WAN
7 10 (20.41%) VPN
8 8 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (10.20%) Network Security
9 5 (10.20%) DNS
9 5 (10.20%) DHCP
10 4 (8.16%) Cisco ICM
11 3 (6.12%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (6.12%) WLAN
12 2 (4.08%) FCoE
12 2 (4.08%) LDAP
12 2 (4.08%) PBX
12 2 (4.08%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (10.20%) Banking
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Network Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) Analyst
3 4 (8.16%) Voice Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Consultant
4 3 (6.12%) Network Support
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Architect
5 2 (4.08%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.08%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.08%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Network Specialist
5 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) VXML
2 3 (6.12%) WAP
3 2 (4.08%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) NHS
1 2 (4.08%) Clustering
1 2 (4.08%) Statistics
1 2 (4.08%) PKI
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.12%) Linux
5 2 (4.08%) UNIX
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) ITIL
2 14 (28.57%) Change Control
3 12 (24.49%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.16%) Project Management
5 3 (6.12%) Migration
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 3 (6.12%) Network Management
6 2 (4.08%) Service Management
6 2 (4.08%) Change Management
6 2 (4.08%) Contact Management
6 2 (4.08%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.04%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.04%) Network Planning
7 1 (2.04%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (2.04%) Data Management
7 1 (2.04%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (53.06%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (44.90%) CCNP
2 22 (44.90%) CCNA
3 14 (28.57%) CCIE
4 9 (18.37%) Degree
5 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.08%) MCSE
7 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.04%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.04%) CCSE
8 1 (2.04%) CCSA
8 1 (2.04%) MCSA
8 1 (2.04%) MCP
8 1 (2.04%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) VMware ESXi
1 13 (26.53%) ProxySG
2 9 (18.37%) Active Directory
3 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.04%) vSphere
5 1 (2.04%) XenApp
5 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.08%) WMI
2 2 (4.08%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.04%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) WSUS
3 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) CheckPoint
2 22 (44.90%) VMware
3 19 (38.78%) HP
4 18 (36.73%) Blue Coat
5 13 (26.53%) Nortel
6 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.24%) F5
8 5 (10.20%) Juniper
9 4 (8.16%) Citrix
10 3 (6.12%) SolarWinds
10 3 (6.12%) Nokia
11 2 (4.08%) Aastra
11 2 (4.08%) AlgoSec
11 2 (4.08%) NetApp
11 2 (4.08%) Avaya
11 2 (4.08%) NetScout
12 1 (2.04%) Tufin
12 1 (2.04%) Dell
12 1 (2.04%) McAfee