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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 41 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.80% 2.96% 1.88%
As % of the Vendors category 4.58% 8.00% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£258 £300 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% +71.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
131 75 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 39.22% 36.95% 42.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 49 51
Average daily rate £320 £285 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -8.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £125 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £399 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.30 £14.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +37.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £19.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £31.90 £15.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 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 24 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 -5 2 £575 +64.28% 5
Yeovil - - - - 2
Cisco
South West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 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 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) Juniper
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (23.08%) CCNP
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (15.38%) SCOM
6 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
6 2 (15.38%) MCITP
6 2 (15.38%) Brocade
6 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (15.38%) VPLS
6 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (15.38%) WatchGuard
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Clustering

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) VoIP
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) MPLS
4 2 (15.38%) OSPF
4 2 (15.38%) BGP
4 2 (15.38%) VRRP
4 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
4 2 (15.38%) RIP
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 2 (15.38%) VPLS
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (15.38%) ADSL
5 1 (7.69%) WLAN
5 1 (7.69%) Junos
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Support
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
2 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (15.38%) MCITP
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) CCVP
4 1 (7.69%) JNCIP
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
4 1 (7.69%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) NFS
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) Siemens
3 2 (15.38%) McAfee
3 2 (15.38%) Brocade
3 2 (15.38%) WatchGuard
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Mitel
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) IronPort
4 1 (7.69%) Trustwave
4 1 (7.69%) BT
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya
4 1 (7.69%) HP