The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 37 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco 10 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.79% 4.04% -
As % of the Vendors category 7.19% 9.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 0
Average daily rate
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£318 £331 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.60 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +6.32%
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Oxfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
139 98 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 38.83% 43.95% 49.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 61 54
Average daily rate £375 £334 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -17.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.55 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.00 £22.50 £16.50
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 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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) WAN
2 10 (47.62%) CCNA
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (42.86%) Juniper
3 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (33.33%) NX-OS
5 7 (33.33%) F5
5 7 (33.33%) Firewall
5 7 (33.33%) SSL
5 7 (33.33%) VPN
5 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 6 (28.57%) CCNP
6 6 (28.57%) Blue Coat
6 6 (28.57%) ProxySG
6 6 (28.57%) Network Security
6 6 (28.57%) Fortinet
6 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
7 5 (23.81%) TippingPoint
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (23.81%) Tufin
7 5 (23.81%) VMware
7 5 (23.81%) CCSA
7 5 (23.81%) CISSP
7 5 (23.81%) CCSP
7 5 (23.81%) McAfee

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (14.29%) WordPress
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) WAN
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (33.33%) VPN
3 7 (33.33%) Firewall
3 7 (33.33%) SSL
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (33.33%) NX-OS
4 6 (28.57%) Network Security
5 5 (23.81%) LAN
6 4 (19.05%) Wireless
7 2 (9.52%) IPv6
7 2 (9.52%) OSPF
7 2 (9.52%) DNS
8 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.76%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (4.76%) Junos
8 1 (4.76%) BGP
8 1 (4.76%) VRRP
8 1 (4.76%) PBX
8 1 (4.76%) VoIP
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) ICT Officer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) CentOS
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) UNIX
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) CCNA
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) CCNP
3 5 (23.81%) CCSP
3 5 (23.81%) CCSA
3 5 (23.81%) CISSP
4 4 (19.05%) CCSE
4 4 (19.05%) CCDP
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (14.29%) HIPAA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) ProxySG
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Juniper
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 7 (33.33%) F5
4 6 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 6 (28.57%) Fortinet
5 5 (23.81%) TippingPoint
5 5 (23.81%) Tufin
5 5 (23.81%) Nokia
5 5 (23.81%) McAfee
5 5 (23.81%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) HP
6 4 (19.05%) Dell
7 3 (14.29%) Altiris
7 3 (14.29%) Dell KACE
7 3 (14.29%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.76%) Citrix
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