The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South West region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 44 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 111 106 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.49% 4.60% 4.04%
As % of the Vendors category 8.01% 10.40% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 60 85
Average daily rate £300 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £174 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -64.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £9.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £10.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1386 1019 1534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 43.53% 44.21% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 588 863
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 56 115
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -48.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
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England

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Cisco
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -1 38 £255 +11.47% 3
Gloucestershire +5 29 £415 -17.00% 3
Somerset -20 14 £288 -18.14% 1
Bristol -15 12 £294 -2.08% 6
Devon -3 9 £175 -33.33%
Dorset 0 5 £388 +43.51% 1
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Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 93 (43.87%) Firewall
2 83 (39.15%) Windows
3 75 (35.38%) Security Cleared
4 66 (31.13%) Microsoft
5 56 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (26.42%) SC Cleared
6 50 (23.58%) CheckPoint
7 45 (21.23%) WAN
7 45 (21.23%) VMware
8 42 (19.81%) LAN
9 40 (18.87%) ITIL
9 40 (18.87%) Juniper
10 37 (17.45%) CCNP
11 36 (16.98%) Network Security
12 34 (16.04%) CCNA
13 33 (15.57%) Linux
14 32 (15.09%) Telecoms
15 31 (14.62%) MS Excel
16 30 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
17 29 (13.68%) Cisco ASA
17 29 (13.68%) Active Directory
18 26 (12.26%) BGP
18 26 (12.26%) SLA
19 25 (11.79%) VPN
19 25 (11.79%) HP
20 24 (11.32%) OSPF
21 23 (10.85%) Avaya
21 23 (10.85%) MS Exchange
22 22 (10.38%) PRINCE2
22 22 (10.38%) SAN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 23 (10.85%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.96%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.66%) Lync
4 7 (3.30%) IIS
4 7 (3.30%) Apache
5 6 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.42%) CMS
7 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.94%) Drupal
8 2 (0.94%) WordPress
9 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 31 (14.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.42%) Office 365
3 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 93 (43.87%) Firewall
2 45 (21.23%) WAN
3 42 (19.81%) LAN
4 36 (16.98%) Network Security
5 29 (13.68%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (12.26%) BGP
7 25 (11.79%) VPN
8 24 (11.32%) OSPF
9 22 (10.38%) SAN
10 19 (8.96%) Cisco PIX
11 16 (7.55%) Wireless
12 14 (6.60%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (6.60%) Junos
13 12 (5.66%) MPLS
13 12 (5.66%) VoIP
14 11 (5.19%) TCP/IP
15 10 (4.72%) DNS
15 10 (4.72%) IPsec
16 9 (4.25%) NetScaler
16 9 (4.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.94%) MSI
1 2 (0.94%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (15.09%) Telecoms
2 11 (5.19%) Finance
3 9 (4.25%) Back Office
4 4 (1.89%) Military
5 2 (0.94%) Banking
5 2 (0.94%) Retail
5 2 (0.94%) Billing
6 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 57 (26.89%) Network Engineer
2 28 (13.21%) Analyst
3 25 (11.79%) Security Engineer
4 22 (10.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (8.49%) Network Security Engineer
6 16 (7.55%) Cisco Engineer
7 12 (5.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 12 (5.66%) Architect
7 12 (5.66%) Consultant
7 12 (5.66%) Designer
8 9 (4.25%) Firewall Engineer
9 8 (3.77%) Test Leader
10 7 (3.30%) Voice Engineer
10 7 (3.30%) Network Designer
11 6 (2.83%) Support Analyst
11 6 (2.83%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (2.83%) Administrator
12 5 (2.36%) Network Analyst
12 5 (2.36%) Service Analyst
12 5 (2.36%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.36%) Web Services
2 4 (1.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.13%) Thin Client
1 13 (6.13%) Fat Client
2 7 (3.30%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.83%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (1.89%) Cryptography
4 4 (1.89%) Wiki
5 3 (1.42%) PKI
5 3 (1.42%) Handset
5 3 (1.42%) Grid Computing
5 3 (1.42%) Clustering
6 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.94%) EPoS
6 2 (0.94%) PDA
6 2 (0.94%) Statistics
6 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.94%) iSeries
6 2 (0.94%) Open Source
6 2 (0.94%) Firmware
7 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 83 (39.15%) Windows
2 33 (15.57%) Linux
3 19 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (8.49%) Solaris
5 11 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (4.72%) UNIX
7 9 (4.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (4.25%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.36%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.89%) VMS
10 4 (1.89%) Android
11 2 (0.94%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.47%) CentOS
12 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.87%) ITIL
2 22 (10.38%) PRINCE2
3 20 (9.43%) Load Balancing
4 12 (5.66%) Network Design
5 11 (5.19%) Network Management
6 8 (3.77%) Test Strategy
6 8 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (3.77%) Incident Management
7 7 (3.30%) Project Management
7 7 (3.30%) Service Delivery
7 7 (3.30%) Change Management
8 6 (2.83%) Configuration Management
8 6 (2.83%) Data Protection
8 6 (2.83%) Capacity Management
9 5 (2.36%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (2.36%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (2.36%) Security Management
9 5 (2.36%) Risk Management
10 4 (1.89%) SOA
10 4 (1.89%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.77%) Perl
2 6 (2.83%) C
2 6 (2.83%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.36%) Ruby
3 5 (2.36%) SQL
3 5 (2.36%) Python
4 2 (0.94%) VB
5 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 75 (35.38%) Security Cleared
2 56 (26.42%) SC Cleared
2 56 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (17.45%) CCNP
4 34 (16.04%) CCNA
5 18 (8.49%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (5.19%) MCSE
8 8 (3.77%) MCSA
9 7 (3.30%) DV Cleared
10 6 (2.83%) JNCIS
11 5 (2.36%) Degree
11 5 (2.36%) MCP
12 4 (1.89%) CCIE
12 4 (1.89%) CCDA
12 4 (1.89%) MCITP
13 3 (1.42%) CCDP
13 3 (1.42%) CCSP
13 3 (1.42%) Check Point Certification
14 2 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.26%) SLA
2 6 (2.83%) JSP 440
2 6 (2.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) GPG13
3 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 30 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (13.68%) Active Directory
3 12 (5.66%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.83%) vSphere
5 4 (1.89%) UAG
5 4 (1.89%) vCloud
5 4 (1.89%) Squid
6 3 (1.42%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.42%) qmail
7 2 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.94%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.47%) NFS
8 1 (0.47%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.47%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.47%) Snort
8 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (4.72%) SCOM
1 10 (4.72%) Cisco UCCE
2 6 (2.83%) SCCM
3 5 (2.36%) SCOrch
4 4 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.42%) WSUS
5 3 (1.42%) SCSM
6 2 (0.94%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.94%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.94%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (0.94%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.94%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.47%) Nagios
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.47%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 66 (31.13%) Microsoft
2 50 (23.58%) CheckPoint
3 45 (21.23%) VMware
4 40 (18.87%) Juniper
5 25 (11.79%) HP
6 23 (10.85%) Avaya
7 19 (8.96%) Citrix
8 16 (7.55%) Nortel
9 12 (5.66%) F5
10 9 (4.25%) 3PAR
11 8 (3.77%) Dell
11 8 (3.77%) Mitel
12 7 (3.30%) Sourcefire
12 7 (3.30%) McAfee
12 7 (3.30%) IBM
13 6 (2.83%) Fujitsu
14 4 (1.89%) SolarWinds
14 4 (1.89%) EMC
14 4 (1.89%) Red Hat
15 3 (1.42%) Sun
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