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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 38 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.52% 2.69% 3.30%
As % of the Vendors category 6.67% 5.77% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate
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£258 £300 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £340 £237
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -24.00%
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
120 104 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 37.74% 46.64% 46.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 70 53
Average daily rate £315 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.30 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +22.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 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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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
Bath +2 3 £403 +15.00% 6
Yeovil - - - - 1
Cisco
South West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
3 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) Citrix
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (25.00%) Juniper
5 4 (25.00%) Apache
5 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (25.00%) IIS
5 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) MCSE
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) VPN
6 3 (18.75%) WAN
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (12.50%) Wireless
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (12.50%) MPLS
7 2 (12.50%) OSPF
7 2 (12.50%) McAfee
7 2 (12.50%) BGP
7 2 (12.50%) VRRP
7 2 (12.50%) Clustering
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) VMware

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless
3 2 (12.50%) MPLS
3 2 (12.50%) OSPF
3 2 (12.50%) BGP
3 2 (12.50%) VRRP
3 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 2 (12.50%) RIP
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) VoIP
3 2 (12.50%) ADSL
3 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 2 (12.50%) VPLS
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.25%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Network Support
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 2 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.25%) Coaching
2 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) MCSE
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (12.50%) MCSA
3 2 (12.50%) MCITP
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIP
4 1 (6.25%) MCT
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) NFS
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Citrix
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (12.50%) McAfee
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Siemens
3 2 (12.50%) Avaya
3 2 (12.50%) Mitel
3 2 (12.50%) Brocade
3 2 (12.50%) WatchGuard
4 1 (6.25%) Trustwave
4 1 (6.25%) IronPort
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) BT