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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 30 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 12 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.15% 3.55% 6.90%
As % of the Vendors category 11.32% 7.78% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 10
Average daily rate £244 £373 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.56% +19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £191 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £460 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
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
106 167 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 36.68% 45.63% 44.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 110 42
Average daily rate £250 £475 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +28.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.05 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £17.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 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 8 February 2016, 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 (51.72%) Firewall
2 13 (44.83%) WAN
2 13 (44.83%) VPN
3 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (41.38%) Juniper
4 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
4 11 (37.93%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (34.48%) Wireless
5 10 (34.48%) Windows
6 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
6 9 (31.03%) CCNA
6 9 (31.03%) Intel Security
6 9 (31.03%) SolarWinds
7 7 (24.14%) CCNP
7 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.69%) DNS
8 6 (20.69%) LAN
8 6 (20.69%) PBX
8 6 (20.69%) MPLS
8 6 (20.69%) PCI DSS
8 6 (20.69%) MRTG
9 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (17.24%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
9 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
9 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
9 5 (17.24%) ITIL
10 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
10 4 (13.79%) JNCIP
10 4 (13.79%) VLAN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (10.34%) IIS
1 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) Firewall
2 13 (44.83%) VPN
2 13 (44.83%) WAN
3 11 (37.93%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (34.48%) Wireless
5 6 (20.69%) DNS
5 6 (20.69%) LAN
5 6 (20.69%) MPLS
5 6 (20.69%) MRTG
5 6 (20.69%) PBX
6 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (13.79%) Junos
7 4 (13.79%) VLAN
8 3 (10.34%) Asterisk PBX
8 3 (10.34%) DHCP
8 3 (10.34%) tcpdump
8 3 (10.34%) VoIP
8 3 (10.34%) VSAT
8 3 (10.34%) Wireshark
8 3 (10.34%) WLAN
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) X-Windows
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
1 3 (10.34%) Driving Licence
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.34%) Statistics
1 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Android
4 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (10.34%) Network Architecture
2 3 (10.34%) Network Management
2 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (10.34%) Network Planning
3 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
3 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
3 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (6.90%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) Data Management
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.45%) Network Design
4 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.45%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) PHP
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (31.03%) CCNA
3 7 (24.14%) CCNP
4 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
4 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
5 4 (13.79%) JNCIP
6 3 (10.34%) CCIE
7 1 (3.45%) CCDP
7 1 (3.45%) CCSA
7 1 (3.45%) CCSE
7 1 (3.45%) CCSP
7 1 (3.45%) CISSP
7 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Samba
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (10.34%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (10.34%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (10.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Juniper
2 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
3 9 (31.03%) Intel Security
3 9 (31.03%) SolarWinds
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.79%) Blue Coat
5 4 (13.79%) Palo Alto
6 3 (10.34%) Avaya
6 3 (10.34%) Clearswift
6 3 (10.34%) Forcepoint
6 3 (10.34%) Polycom
6 3 (10.34%) Spiceworks
6 3 (10.34%) Splunk
6 3 (10.34%) VMware
6 3 (10.34%) WatchGuard
7 2 (6.90%) Apple
8 1 (3.45%) 3Com
8 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.45%) ProCurve
8 1 (3.45%) TippingPoint
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £29000 - £39000 per annum + 9mth FTC
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxford
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £270 - £285 per day
Posted: 26 days ago