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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 30 20 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Contract jobs citing Cisco 30 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.73% 5.87% 2.41%
As % of the Vendors category 10.83% 12.57% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 1
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£347 £313 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.04% +11.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.35 £10.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.46% +28.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -16.66%
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
277 191 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 43.69% 46.70% 45.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 89 111
Average daily rate £425 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 20
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.35 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.23% -8.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.74 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £18.65 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -15 12 £373 +19.20% 4
Banbury - 2 £425 - 1
Abingdon - - - - 2
Thame - - - -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) LAN
2 19 (42.22%) WAN
3 17 (37.78%) Firewall
4 13 (28.89%) VoIP
4 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
5 10 (22.22%) CCNA
6 9 (20.00%) Network Security
7 8 (17.78%) VMware
7 8 (17.78%) ITIL
8 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
8 7 (15.56%) Finance
8 7 (15.56%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (13.33%) Web Design
9 6 (13.33%) Apple
9 6 (13.33%) CCNP
9 6 (13.33%) HTML
9 6 (13.33%) CSS
9 6 (13.33%) OO
9 6 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (13.33%) Cyber Security
10 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
10 5 (11.11%) MPLS
10 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
10 5 (11.11%) Migration
11 4 (8.89%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (8.89%) MS Office
11 4 (8.89%) SAP
11 4 (8.89%) Juniper

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) LAN
1 19 (42.22%) WAN
2 17 (37.78%) Firewall
3 13 (28.89%) VoIP
4 9 (20.00%) Network Security
5 5 (11.11%) MPLS
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (8.89%) VPN
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.67%) ADSL
7 3 (6.67%) Wireless
8 2 (4.44%) VLAN
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (4.44%) EIGRP
8 2 (4.44%) BGP
8 2 (4.44%) OSPF
8 2 (4.44%) FWSM
9 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.22%) DNS
9 1 (2.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.67%) Electronics
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Web Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Network Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Network Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Build Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) HTML
1 6 (13.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 3 (6.67%) DTV
1 3 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (2.22%) Open Source
2 1 (2.22%) Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.22%) AIX
5 1 (2.22%) CentOS
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) ITIL
2 7 (15.56%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (13.33%) Web Design
3 6 (13.33%) OO
3 6 (13.33%) Cyber Security
4 5 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.44%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.44%) Service Management
6 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.44%) Project Management
6 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.22%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (22.22%) CCNA
3 6 (13.33%) CCNP
4 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) CCVP
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.22%) HND
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) vSphere
3 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.22%) Firmware
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) VMware
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.33%) Apple
4 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.89%) SAP
5 4 (8.89%) Juniper
6 3 (6.67%) F5
6 3 (6.67%) HP
6 3 (6.67%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.44%) Mitel
7 2 (4.44%) Avaya
7 2 (4.44%) Citrix
8 1 (2.22%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.22%) Veeam
8 1 (2.22%) NetApp
8 1 (2.22%) Veritas
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle
8 1 (2.22%) Remedy
8 1 (2.22%) Intergraph
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £180 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Banbury
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 19 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago