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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 41 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 18 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.65% 3.34% 4.18%
As % of the Vendors category 6.82% 7.28% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £200 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -52.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £143 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £390 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £333 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.50% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.75 £16.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.52% +43.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £15.43 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £44.75 £17.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -11.11%
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
264 206 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 38.94% 45.88% 51.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 101 101
Average daily rate £400 £368 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -4.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £160 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 16
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% +48.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £13.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 2014.

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
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 21 October 2014. 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 -10 6 £325 +116.66% 4
Banbury -6 1 £475 +84.46%
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 15 (38.46%) Windows
1 15 (38.46%) WAN
1 15 (38.46%) LAN
2 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (30.77%) Firewall
4 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
5 10 (25.64%) VoIP
5 10 (25.64%) VMware
6 8 (20.51%) SAN
6 8 (20.51%) CCNA
7 7 (17.95%) MPLS
8 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.38%) Juniper
9 5 (12.82%) Avaya
9 5 (12.82%) CCNP
9 5 (12.82%) DNS
9 5 (12.82%) ITIL
9 5 (12.82%) Migration
9 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
9 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (12.82%) Office 365
10 4 (10.26%) DTV
10 4 (10.26%) Finance
10 4 (10.26%) Manufacturing
10 4 (10.26%) Wireless
10 4 (10.26%) Electronics
10 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
10 4 (10.26%) SAP
10 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
10 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) WAN
1 15 (38.46%) LAN
2 12 (30.77%) Firewall
3 10 (25.64%) VoIP
4 8 (20.51%) SAN
5 7 (17.95%) MPLS
6 5 (12.82%) DNS
7 4 (10.26%) Wireless
8 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (7.69%) DHCP
8 3 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (5.13%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (5.13%) ADSL
9 2 (5.13%) NAS
9 2 (5.13%) FWSM
9 2 (5.13%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (2.56%) PuTTY
10 1 (2.56%) VLAN
10 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.26%) Electronics
2 4 (10.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Architect
3 6 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Help Desk Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) DTV
2 3 (7.69%) iPhone
3 1 (2.56%) CMDB
3 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) SUSE
5 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) ITIL
1 5 (12.82%) Migration
2 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.26%) Programme Management
2 4 (10.26%) TOGAF
2 4 (10.26%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Project Management
3 3 (7.69%) Service Management
3 3 (7.69%) ITSM
4 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.13%) Network Design
4 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.56%) High Availability
5 1 (2.56%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.56%) Change Control
5 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.56%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
1 1 (2.56%) Ruby
1 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (20.51%) CCNA
3 5 (12.82%) CCNP
4 4 (10.26%) CCIE
5 2 (5.13%) CCVP
5 2 (5.13%) Degree
6 1 (2.56%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.56%) vCloud
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.13%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) VMware
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Juniper
3 5 (12.82%) Avaya
4 4 (10.26%) SAP
4 4 (10.26%) Fortinet
5 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) Dell
6 2 (5.13%) NetApp
6 2 (5.13%) Remedy
6 2 (5.13%) Mitel
6 2 (5.13%) F5
7 1 (2.56%) Veeam
7 1 (2.56%) EMC