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 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 52 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 15 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.13% 3.02% 3.48%
As % of the Vendors category 5.54% 6.74% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £163 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% -61.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £133 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £250 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
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 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £44.75 £17.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
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
271 193 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 38.55% 44.88% 53.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 89 115
Average daily rate £400 £365 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -5.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £156 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 17
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £10.80 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £37.00 £17.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 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 30 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 -17 4 £369 +145.83% 1
Abingdon - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 (39.47%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) WAN
2 14 (36.84%) LAN
3 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (31.58%) Firewall
4 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
5 10 (26.32%) VoIP
5 10 (26.32%) VMware
6 8 (21.05%) SAN
7 7 (18.42%) MPLS
7 7 (18.42%) CCNA
8 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.79%) Juniper
9 5 (13.16%) Migration
9 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
9 5 (13.16%) Avaya
9 5 (13.16%) CCNP
9 5 (13.16%) DNS
9 5 (13.16%) ITIL
9 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (13.16%) Office 365
10 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
10 4 (10.53%) SAP
10 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
10 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (10.53%) CCIE
10 4 (10.53%) DTV
10 4 (10.53%) Finance
10 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
10 4 (10.53%) Wireless

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) WAN
1 14 (36.84%) LAN
2 12 (31.58%) Firewall
3 10 (26.32%) VoIP
4 8 (21.05%) SAN
5 7 (18.42%) MPLS
6 5 (13.16%) DNS
7 4 (10.53%) Wireless
8 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (7.89%) DHCP
8 3 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (5.26%) FWSM
9 2 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (5.26%) ADSL
9 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (5.26%) NAS
10 1 (2.63%) Wireless Security
10 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.53%) Electronics
2 4 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.26%) Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Project Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) DTV
2 3 (7.89%) iPhone
3 1 (2.63%) CMDB
3 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) SUSE
5 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Migration
1 5 (13.16%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.53%) Programme Management
2 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
2 4 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) ITSM
3 3 (7.89%) Service Management
3 3 (7.89%) Project Management
4 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.26%) Network Design
4 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.63%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.63%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.63%) Ruby
1 1 (2.63%) C
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.42%) CCNA
3 5 (13.16%) CCNP
4 4 (10.53%) CCIE
5 2 (5.26%) CCVP
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.26%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) VMware
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Juniper
3 5 (13.16%) Avaya
4 4 (10.53%) SAP
4 4 (10.53%) Fortinet
5 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.89%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) F5
6 2 (5.26%) Dell
6 2 (5.26%) NetApp
6 2 (5.26%) Remedy
6 2 (5.26%) Mitel
7 1 (2.63%) Veeam
7 1 (2.63%) EMC