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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 35 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 10 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.65% 1.67% 4.98%
As % of the Vendors category 6.45% 5.13% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate
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£336 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.46% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £205 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £325 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £10.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.06 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.56% -11.26%
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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
155 78 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 41.11% 32.50% 47.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 35 67
Average daily rate £414 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £165 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £12.59 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 9 (40.91%) LAN
3 9 (40.91%) WAN
4 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (31.82%) VMware
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) Firewall
6 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
6 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (18.18%) vSphere
7 4 (18.18%) CentOS
7 4 (18.18%) Wireless
7 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 4 (18.18%) VoIP
7 4 (18.18%) HP
7 4 (18.18%) CCNA
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (13.64%) Dell
8 3 (13.64%) VPN
8 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
8 3 (13.64%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) Altiris
8 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (13.64%) WordPress
8 3 (13.64%) EqualLogic
8 3 (13.64%) Dell KACE
8 3 (13.64%) Ruckus Wireless

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (13.64%) WordPress
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) LAN
1 9 (40.91%) WAN
2 5 (22.73%) Firewall
3 4 (18.18%) Wireless
3 4 (18.18%) VoIP
4 3 (13.64%) VPN
5 2 (9.09%) DNS
5 2 (9.09%) MPLS
5 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.55%) VLAN
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.55%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.55%) Multicast
6 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.55%) PBX
6 1 (4.55%) ADSL
6 1 (4.55%) ISDN
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) CCTV
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 4 (18.18%) CentOS
5 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) Benchmarking
2 1 (4.55%) CAD
2 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.55%) Network Design
2 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
2 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
2 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
2 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) HND
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) Firmware
4 1 (4.55%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) Dell
4 3 (13.64%) Altiris
4 3 (13.64%) Dell KACE
4 3 (13.64%) Ruckus Wireless
5 2 (9.09%) F5
5 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) Intergraph
6 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat