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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 31 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 10 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.11% 3.77% 3.13%
As % of the Vendors category 8.47% 9.80% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 5
Median daily rate £338 £244 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £161 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £329 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.19 £23.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.64% +8.13%

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
118 102 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 36.65% 38.49% 41.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 81 98
Median daily rate £400 £325 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £450 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 18
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £14.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.51 £19.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Brocade
2 7 (46.67%) Juniper
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (40.00%) Network Security
3 6 (40.00%) Palo Alto
4 5 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (33.33%) Web Filtering
4 5 (33.33%) CCNA
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) CCNP
5 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (26.67%) NetScaler
5 4 (26.67%) F5
5 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (20.00%) HIPAA
6 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (13.33%) Intel Security
7 2 (13.33%) MPLS
7 2 (13.33%) SSL
7 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (13.33%) CISSP
7 2 (13.33%) Junos
7 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
7 2 (13.33%) JNCIA
7 2 (13.33%) JNCIS
7 2 (13.33%) JNCIP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) Network Security
3 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) NetScaler
5 2 (13.33%) Junos
5 2 (13.33%) MPLS
5 2 (13.33%) SSL
6 1 (6.67%) Broadband
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (6.67%) OSPF
6 1 (6.67%) Skype
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) WLAN
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Brocade Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Switch Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (33.33%) Web Filtering
2 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (26.67%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) CISSP
4 2 (13.33%) JNCIA
4 2 (13.33%) JNCIP
4 2 (13.33%) JNCIS
5 1 (6.67%) MCSE
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) HIPAA
1 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Brocade
1 7 (46.67%) Juniper
2 6 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 4 (26.67%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (13.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Ciena
5 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds