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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 53 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 28 48 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.06% 6.96% 3.85%
As % of the Vendors category 11.43% 15.74% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 14
Median daily rate £331 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £19.51 £22.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.30% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £22.00 £12.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.22 £22.00 £18.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+16.65% -3.43%
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
245 305 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 35.56% 44.20% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 220 146
Median daily rate £363 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 19
Median hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -6 17 £338 +3.84%
Kidlington - 3 £425 -
Abingdon - 2 £300 - 3
Thame - 1 £310 - 2
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 22 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (45.65%) CCNA
2 21 (45.65%) Firewall
3 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
3 15 (32.61%) Windows
4 14 (30.43%) CheckPoint
5 13 (28.26%) CCNP
6 12 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (23.91%) Windows Server
7 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
8 10 (21.74%) Migration
9 8 (17.39%) Finance
9 8 (17.39%) Juniper
10 7 (15.22%) HP
10 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
10 7 (15.22%) DNS
10 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
10 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (13.04%) F5
11 6 (13.04%) VMware
12 5 (10.87%) WAN
13 4 (8.70%) Private Cloud
13 4 (8.70%) Public Cloud
13 4 (8.70%) Palo Alto
13 4 (8.70%) BGP
13 4 (8.70%) Fortinet
13 4 (8.70%) Network Security
13 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (45.65%) Firewall
2 12 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (15.22%) DNS
4 5 (10.87%) WAN
5 4 (8.70%) BGP
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (8.70%) Network Security
6 3 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (6.52%) LAN
6 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.52%) VoIP
6 3 (6.52%) VPLS
6 3 (6.52%) Wireless
7 2 (4.35%) EIGRP
7 2 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (4.35%) Internet
7 2 (4.35%) MPLS
7 2 (4.35%) OSPF
7 2 (4.35%) VPN
8 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Network Engineer
2 14 (30.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Network Support
4 6 (13.04%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Cisco Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Network Architect
7 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco Support
7 3 (6.52%) Juniper Specialist
7 3 (6.52%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Network Specialist
7 3 (6.52%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.70%) Private Cloud
2 4 (8.70%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.52%) FlexPod
4 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.17%) CCTV
5 1 (2.17%) iPad
5 1 (2.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.35%) Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Migration
2 3 (6.52%) ITIL
2 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
2 3 (6.52%) Network Design
2 3 (6.52%) Network Management
2 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
2 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
2 3 (6.52%) UML
3 2 (4.35%) High Availability
3 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
3 2 (4.35%) Project Management
3 2 (4.35%) Storage Virtualisation
3 2 (4.35%) Workflow
4 1 (2.17%) Change Control
4 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL V2
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.17%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) C
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (45.65%) CCNA
3 13 (28.26%) CCNP
4 3 (6.52%) JNCIP
5 2 (4.35%) CCSA
5 2 (4.35%) CCSE
5 2 (4.35%) MCSE
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.17%) CCENT
6 1 (2.17%) MCP
6 1 (2.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 14 (30.43%) CheckPoint
3 8 (17.39%) Juniper
4 7 (15.22%) HP
5 6 (13.04%) F5
5 6 (13.04%) VMware
6 4 (8.70%) Fortinet
6 4 (8.70%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.52%) NetApp
7 3 (6.52%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.35%) Aruba
8 2 (4.35%) Avaya
8 2 (4.35%) Dell
8 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.17%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (2.17%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.17%) Kaspersky
9 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.17%) SAP
9 1 (2.17%) Sophos