The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Oxford region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 22 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.76% 1.45% 2.46%
As % of the Vendors category 8.51% 2.80% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £238 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £20.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.03
% change year-on-year
- +12.33%
Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
94 107 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 44.13% 51.69% 52.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 72 84
Average daily rate £348 £340 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £17.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -29.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Cisco
Oxfordshire

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) VoIP
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (16.67%) NAS
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
5 2 (16.67%) ITSM
5 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) HP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) VoIP
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 2 (16.67%) NAS
4 2 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) ADSL
5 1 (8.33%) WLAN
5 1 (8.33%) PuTTY
5 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (8.33%) PABX
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) CMDB
1 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) SUSE
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITSM
1 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) vCloud
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Dell
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy