The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 41 39 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Contract jobs citing Cisco 4 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.12% 3.48% 11.06%
As % of the Vendors category 2.38% 6.83% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Average daily rate
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£319 £288 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.86% -18.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £348 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -10.00%
Cisco
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Vendors Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
168 205 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 47.06% 51.00% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 153 44
Average daily rate £400 £328 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% +3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £400 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 17
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.56% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £28.90 £15.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Somerset region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Somerset region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Taunton +1 2 £500 +110.52%
Bath -5 1 £288 +91.66%
Cisco
South West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) WLAN
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) CCVP
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
4 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (12.50%) Junos
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) WLAN
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) VRRP
4 1 (12.50%) VPLS
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Junos
4 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) RIP
4 1 (12.50%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCVP
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Hitachi
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) Brocade
3 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard
3 1 (12.50%) IronPort
3 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
3 1 (12.50%) Trustwave
3 1 (12.50%) Becrypt
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) IBM