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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 44 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 10 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.07% 3.17% 3.24%
As % of the Vendors category 7.63% 8.09% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 4
Median daily rate £294 £315 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.74% -4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £171 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £388 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -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
131 136 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 40.18% 39.19% 43.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 101 39
Median daily rate £350 £400 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 15
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% +5.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 7 (58.33%) CCNA
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Juniper
6 2 (16.67%) Avaya
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Office 365
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL V2
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) Change Control
7 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
7 1 (8.33%) Wireless
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud

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 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
4 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Support
2 4 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) CCTV
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) iPad
1 1 (8.33%) iPhone
1 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL V2
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (8.33%) UML
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CCNA
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) JNCIP
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PMP
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Avaya
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Kaspersky
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos