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 6 December 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 42 24 46
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Contract jobs citing Cisco 7 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.96% 6.23% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 5.47% 13.74% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 4
Median daily rate £325 £381 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +20.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £165 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £493 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +11.11%
Cisco
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
128 131 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 35.85% 45.33% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 104 147
Median daily rate £350 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £130 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £511 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £67.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.37% +350.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £21.50 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.86 £67.50 £23.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016, 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 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (45.83%) Firewall
3 10 (41.67%) CCNA
4 9 (37.50%) CCNP
5 7 (29.17%) Juniper
5 7 (29.17%) Windows
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
7 5 (20.83%) DNS
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
7 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
7 5 (20.83%) Palo Alto
7 5 (20.83%) Network Security
8 4 (16.67%) Brocade
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 4 (16.67%) WAN
9 3 (12.50%) LAN
9 3 (12.50%) UML
9 3 (12.50%) Migration
9 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
9 3 (12.50%) Web Filtering
9 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (12.50%) Private Cloud
9 3 (12.50%) Public Cloud
9 3 (12.50%) F5
10 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012

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 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (20.83%) DNS
3 5 (20.83%) Network Security
4 4 (16.67%) WAN
5 3 (12.50%) LAN
6 2 (8.33%) BGP
6 2 (8.33%) EIGRP
6 2 (8.33%) NetScaler
7 1 (4.17%) DHCP
7 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.17%) Junos
7 1 (4.17%) SAN
7 1 (4.17%) Skype
7 1 (4.17%) SSL
7 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.17%) VPN
7 1 (4.17%) WLAN
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Network Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Network Support
4 5 (20.83%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Security Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Network Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Brocade Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Switch Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Juniper Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 3 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) CCTV
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (12.50%) Migration
1 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
1 3 (12.50%) UML
1 3 (12.50%) Web Filtering
2 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Change Control
3 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (41.67%) CCNA
3 9 (37.50%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
4 1 (4.17%) JNCIP
4 1 (4.17%) JNCIS
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) HIPAA
1 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Juniper
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) Palo Alto
4 4 (16.67%) Brocade
4 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.50%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.17%) SAP