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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 36 22 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Contract jobs citing Cisco 39 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.34% 5.51% 2.53%
As % of the Vendors category 12.54% 13.24% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £207 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.68 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.91% +9.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +2.32%
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
311 219 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.60% 41.63% 47.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 131 128
Average daily rate £350 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +34.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 August 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
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 August 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 -20 11 £318 -4.00% 2
Banbury -1 2 £275 -42.10% 1
Thame 0 1 - - 1
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 51 (67.11%) WAN
2 40 (52.63%) Juniper
3 37 (48.68%) Windows
4 36 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (39.47%) Load Balancing
6 29 (38.16%) Firewall
7 28 (36.84%) Network Security
8 27 (35.53%) CCNA
9 26 (34.21%) Linux
10 25 (32.89%) LAN
10 25 (32.89%) VMware
11 20 (26.32%) CCNP
12 19 (25.00%) VPN
13 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
13 18 (23.68%) CheckPoint
13 18 (23.68%) Cisco IOS
13 18 (23.68%) F5
13 18 (23.68%) Data Centre
14 17 (22.37%) Fortinet
14 17 (22.37%) Active Directory
14 17 (22.37%) DNS
15 16 (21.05%) SAN
16 15 (19.74%) McAfee
16 15 (19.74%) SSL
16 15 (19.74%) ADSL
16 15 (19.74%) ITIL
16 15 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (19.74%) NX-OS
16 15 (19.74%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (18.42%) Blue Coat

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (3.95%) WordPress
1 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (67.11%) WAN
2 29 (38.16%) Firewall
3 28 (36.84%) Network Security
4 25 (32.89%) LAN
5 19 (25.00%) VPN
6 18 (23.68%) Cisco IOS
7 17 (22.37%) DNS
8 16 (21.05%) SAN
9 15 (19.74%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (19.74%) SSL
9 15 (19.74%) ADSL
9 15 (19.74%) NX-OS
10 12 (15.79%) Wireless
11 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
12 6 (7.89%) OSPF
13 5 (6.58%) BGP
13 5 (6.58%) VoIP
13 5 (6.58%) Internet
14 3 (3.95%) MPLS
14 3 (3.95%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Subversion
1 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (17.11%) Telecoms
2 12 (15.79%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Publishing
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 10 (13.16%) Architect
3 9 (11.84%) Development Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Consultant
5 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Data Centre Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Network Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (3.95%) Design Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.95%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Help Desk Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) HTML
1 1 (1.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.84%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.95%) Replication
3 3 (3.95%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.32%) Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.32%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 37 (48.68%) Windows
2 26 (34.21%) Linux
3 14 (18.42%) UNIX
4 10 (13.16%) CentOS
5 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (39.47%) Load Balancing
2 15 (19.74%) ITIL
3 13 (17.11%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (14.47%) Strategic Planning
5 10 (13.16%) Network Design
6 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.89%) Open Source
8 4 (5.26%) DevOps
9 2 (2.63%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.63%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.63%) Supplier Management
9 2 (2.63%) Change Management
10 1 (1.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.32%) Web Design
10 1 (1.32%) OO
10 1 (1.32%) Data Analysis
10 1 (1.32%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (1.32%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (1.32%) Change Control
10 1 (1.32%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) Perl
1 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (35.53%) CCNA
3 20 (26.32%) CCNP
4 13 (17.11%) CCSP
4 13 (17.11%) CCSA
4 13 (17.11%) CISSP
5 12 (15.79%) CCSE
5 12 (15.79%) CCDP
6 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
6 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
7 6 (7.89%) RHCE
8 3 (3.95%) Degree
9 2 (2.63%) CCVP
9 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.63%) MCSE
9 2 (2.63%) MCSA
10 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.32%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.32%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 11 (14.47%) HIPAA
2 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (22.37%) Active Directory
2 15 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (18.42%) ProxySG
4 8 (10.53%) vSphere
5 6 (7.89%) iptables
6 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.63%) XenApp
8 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.32%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) Puppet
2 5 (6.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.63%) WSUS
3 2 (2.63%) SCCM
3 2 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (52.63%) Juniper
2 25 (32.89%) VMware
3 18 (23.68%) CheckPoint
3 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 18 (23.68%) F5
4 17 (22.37%) Fortinet
5 15 (19.74%) McAfee
6 14 (18.42%) Blue Coat
7 13 (17.11%) Tufin
7 13 (17.11%) TippingPoint
7 13 (17.11%) Nokia
8 11 (14.47%) Red Hat
9 8 (10.53%) HP
10 5 (6.58%) Citrix
11 4 (5.26%) Dell
12 3 (3.95%) Altiris
12 3 (3.95%) Dell KACE
12 3 (3.95%) Ruckus Wireless
13 2 (2.63%) Splunk
13 2 (2.63%) Spiceworks
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