The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Oxfordshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 23 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 24 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.03% 3.44% 4.45%
As % of the Vendors category 12.12% 7.23% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £248 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £389 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.43 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -22.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.35 £18.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
198 235 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 41.51% 47.57% 55.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 147 160
Average daily rate £350 £340 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £183 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 26
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.35 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.97% -19.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £11.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Cisco
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +6 9 £325 +36.84% 3
Banbury +4 3 £475 +40.74%
Abingdon - - - - 1
Wantage - - - -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (43.24%) VMware
2 15 (40.54%) Windows
3 13 (35.14%) LAN
3 13 (35.14%) WAN
4 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
6 9 (24.32%) Firewall
7 8 (21.62%) CCNA
7 8 (21.62%) SAN
7 8 (21.62%) DNS
7 8 (21.62%) Linux
7 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (18.92%) MPLS
9 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
9 6 (16.22%) Juniper
9 6 (16.22%) VoIP
9 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
9 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (16.22%) Office 365
10 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
10 5 (13.51%) ITIL
10 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
10 5 (13.51%) Wireless
11 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
11 4 (10.81%) CCIE
11 4 (10.81%) HP
11 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
11 4 (10.81%) Fortinet
11 4 (10.81%) Puppet

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) LAN
1 13 (35.14%) WAN
2 9 (24.32%) Firewall
3 8 (21.62%) DNS
3 8 (21.62%) SAN
4 7 (18.92%) MPLS
5 6 (16.22%) VoIP
6 5 (13.51%) Wireless
7 3 (8.11%) DHCP
7 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (8.11%) VPN
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (5.41%) Network Security
8 2 (5.41%) ADSL
8 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.41%) NAS
8 2 (5.41%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (2.70%) PuTTY
9 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (2.70%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Subversion
1 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.11%) Electronics
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (16.22%) Administrator
2 5 (13.51%) Architect
2 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Project Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) DTV
1 3 (8.11%) iPhone
2 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) SUSE
6 1 (2.70%) UNIX
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) ITIL
2 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (8.11%) ITSM
2 3 (8.11%) Migration
2 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
2 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
2 3 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.41%) Network Design
3 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
3 2 (5.41%) Service Management
4 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.70%) Project Management
4 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.70%) Resource Management
4 1 (2.70%) High Availability
4 1 (2.70%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C
2 1 (2.70%) Ruby
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (21.62%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) CCIE
4 3 (8.11%) CCNP
4 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) MCITP
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.41%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.70%) MCSE
6 1 (2.70%) MCSA
6 1 (2.70%) CCENT
6 1 (2.70%) ACSA
6 1 (2.70%) MCTS
6 1 (2.70%) CCA
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
1 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.70%) vCloud
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Puppet
2 3 (8.11%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.11%) SCCM
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.41%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) VMware
2 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Juniper
3 4 (10.81%) HP
3 4 (10.81%) Fortinet
4 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.11%) SAP
4 3 (8.11%) Avaya
5 2 (5.41%) NetApp
5 2 (5.41%) Dell
5 2 (5.41%) F5
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec
6 1 (2.70%) Remedy
6 1 (2.70%) Apple
6 1 (2.70%) EMC
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix
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