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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 24 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 42 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.10% 4.27% 5.00%
As % of the Vendors category 14.84% 11.70% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% +15.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £281 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £375 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.35 £10.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.26% +28.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.81
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.67%
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
283 171 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 41.13% 36.54% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 66 105
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £167 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 28 32
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.56 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.70 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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 -13 9 £336 +5.49% 2
Banbury - 2 £301 -
Abingdon - 1 £375 - 2
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 30 (50.00%) WAN
2 29 (48.33%) Windows
3 25 (41.67%) Network Security
4 24 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (35.00%) VMware
6 20 (33.33%) LAN
7 18 (30.00%) Firewall
8 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
9 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (23.33%) VoIP
10 14 (23.33%) Linux
11 13 (21.67%) Juniper
11 13 (21.67%) SAN
11 13 (21.67%) Load Balancing
12 12 (20.00%) ADSL
12 12 (20.00%) DNS
12 12 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
13 11 (18.33%) Web Design
13 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
13 11 (18.33%) OO
13 11 (18.33%) HTML
13 11 (18.33%) CSS
13 11 (18.33%) Apple
13 11 (18.33%) Spreadsheet
13 11 (18.33%) Cyber Security
13 11 (18.33%) Raspberry Pi
14 10 (16.67%) CCNA
14 10 (16.67%) ITIL
15 9 (15.00%) UNIX
16 8 (13.33%) HP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) IIS
2 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (5.00%) WordPress
2 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (50.00%) WAN
2 25 (41.67%) Network Security
3 20 (33.33%) LAN
4 18 (30.00%) Firewall
5 14 (23.33%) VoIP
6 13 (21.67%) SAN
7 12 (20.00%) ADSL
7 12 (20.00%) DNS
8 7 (11.67%) Wireless
9 5 (8.33%) MPLS
9 5 (8.33%) OSPF
9 5 (8.33%) BGP
9 5 (8.33%) VPN
10 3 (5.00%) DHCP
10 3 (5.00%) Internet
10 3 (5.00%) iSCSI
10 3 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (3.33%) VLAN
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.33%) Marketing
2 2 (3.33%) Electronics
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Developer
1 11 (18.33%) Web Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Development Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Build Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Network Manager
6 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Support
6 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) HTML
1 11 (18.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Raspberry Pi
2 4 (6.67%) Replication
2 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.00%) EqualLogic
3 3 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.33%) DTV
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) CCTV
5 1 (1.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) Windows
2 14 (23.33%) Linux
3 9 (15.00%) UNIX
4 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.67%) CentOS
5 4 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.67%) AIX
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Load Balancing
2 12 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 11 (18.33%) Web Design
3 11 (18.33%) OO
3 11 (18.33%) Cyber Security
4 10 (16.67%) ITIL
5 7 (11.67%) Migration
6 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.33%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.33%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.33%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.33%) Project Management
8 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.67%) Benchmarking
9 1 (1.67%) CAD
9 1 (1.67%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (16.67%) CCNA
3 5 (8.33%) CCNP
4 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) CCDA
5 1 (1.67%) MCP
5 1 (1.67%) HND
System Software
1 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
2 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.67%) vSphere
4 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) VMware
2 13 (21.67%) Juniper
3 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.33%) Apple
4 8 (13.33%) HP
5 6 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (8.33%) Citrix
7 4 (6.67%) Fortinet
7 4 (6.67%) F5
8 3 (5.00%) Dell KACE
8 3 (5.00%) Ruckus Wireless
8 3 (5.00%) Kaspersky
8 3 (5.00%) Altiris
8 3 (5.00%) SAP
8 3 (5.00%) Dell
8 3 (5.00%) NetApp
9 1 (1.67%) Veritas
9 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.67%) EMC
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago