The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 26 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 43 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.61% 2.53% 5.59%
As % of the Vendors category 12.68% 7.51% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 9
Average daily rate
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£323 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £163 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £371 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £15.00 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.13 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.85% -12.50%
Cisco
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
339 173 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 44.20% 33.72% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 82 123
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £171 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 22 27
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.49% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.91 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.95 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Oxfordshire region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Oxfordshire region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -8 10 £336 +3.46% 1
Banbury 0 6 £463 +25.85%
Abingdon -3 2 £263 -
Witney - 1 £320 -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 43 (58.11%) Windows
2 38 (51.35%) WAN
3 29 (39.19%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (39.19%) VMware
3 29 (39.19%) Network Security
4 24 (32.43%) LAN
5 22 (29.73%) Active Directory
6 20 (27.03%) Linux
6 20 (27.03%) Firewall
6 20 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (25.68%) SAN
8 18 (24.32%) DNS
9 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
9 17 (22.97%) Load Balancing
10 16 (21.62%) Juniper
10 16 (21.62%) ADSL
11 14 (18.92%) VoIP
12 13 (17.57%) UNIX
12 13 (17.57%) CCNA
13 12 (16.22%) Finance
14 11 (14.86%) Web Design
14 11 (14.86%) Systems Analysis
14 11 (14.86%) Apple
14 11 (14.86%) OO
14 11 (14.86%) HTML
14 11 (14.86%) CSS
14 11 (14.86%) Spreadsheet
14 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (14.86%) Cyber Security

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 9 (12.16%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.05%) IIS
4 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.05%) WordPress
5 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (8.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (51.35%) WAN
2 29 (39.19%) Network Security
3 24 (32.43%) LAN
4 20 (27.03%) Firewall
5 19 (25.68%) SAN
6 18 (24.32%) DNS
7 16 (21.62%) ADSL
8 14 (18.92%) VoIP
9 10 (13.51%) Wireless
10 6 (8.11%) Internet
10 6 (8.11%) VPN
11 5 (6.76%) MPLS
11 5 (6.76%) OSPF
11 5 (6.76%) BGP
12 4 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (4.05%) DHCP
13 3 (4.05%) iSCSI
14 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Marketing
2 2 (2.70%) Electronics
2 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (20.27%) Network Engineer
2 11 (14.86%) Developer
2 11 (14.86%) Web Developer
3 10 (13.51%) Architect
3 10 (13.51%) Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Development Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Network Architect
6 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Build Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.41%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Design Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Network Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Systems Support Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) HTML
1 11 (14.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Raspberry Pi
2 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (5.41%) Replication
3 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.05%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.70%) Clustering
4 2 (2.70%) DTV
5 1 (1.35%) Open Source
5 1 (1.35%) CCTV
5 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (58.11%) Windows
2 20 (27.03%) Linux
3 13 (17.57%) UNIX
4 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.46%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.76%) CentOS
7 4 (5.41%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.35%) AIX
9 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) Load Balancing
2 11 (14.86%) Web Design
2 11 (14.86%) Systems Analysis
2 11 (14.86%) OO
2 11 (14.86%) Cyber Security
3 10 (13.51%) ITIL
4 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.41%) Migration
6 3 (4.05%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.70%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.70%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.70%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.70%) Change Management
7 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.70%) Network Design
7 2 (2.70%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.35%) Project Management
8 1 (1.35%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (39.19%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (17.57%) CCNA
3 5 (6.76%) CCNP
4 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) Degree
6 1 (1.35%) MCP
6 1 (1.35%) HND
6 1 (1.35%) CCDA
6 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 20 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.16%) vSphere
4 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.35%) Firmware
6 1 (1.35%) Samba
6 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.70%) SCCM
3 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.35%) Puppet
3 1 (1.35%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 29 (39.19%) VMware
2 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
3 16 (21.62%) Juniper
4 11 (14.86%) Apple
5 8 (10.81%) HP
6 6 (8.11%) CheckPoint
7 5 (6.76%) Citrix
7 5 (6.76%) F5
8 4 (5.41%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.05%) SAP
9 3 (4.05%) NetApp
9 3 (4.05%) Dell
9 3 (4.05%) Altiris
9 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.05%) Kaspersky
9 3 (4.05%) Dell KACE
9 3 (4.05%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (1.35%) Oracle
10 1 (1.35%) Symantec
10 1 (1.35%) EMC