The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 29 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 172 81 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.23% 3.62% 4.07%
As % of the Vendors category 12.37% 8.84% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 43 67
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +40.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.85 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £23.55 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
Cisco
England

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

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1390 916 1266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.29% 40.95% 39.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 565 662
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 77 107
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £16.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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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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
Devon +17 57 £363 +107.14% 4
Wiltshire +3 54 £425 -8.10% 5
Gloucestershire -1 28 £300 -44.95% 11
Bristol -14 18 £325 +17.11% 13
Somerset -13 5 £300 +20.00% 9
Dorset -3 2 - - 3
Cornwall - 1 £120 -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 159 (56.99%) Firewall
2 97 (34.77%) Juniper
3 91 (32.62%) Security Cleared
4 82 (29.39%) ITIL
5 79 (28.32%) Windows
6 77 (27.60%) LAN
6 77 (27.60%) Cisco Certification
7 71 (25.45%) WAN
8 67 (24.01%) CCNP
9 64 (22.94%) F5
10 63 (22.58%) SC Cleared
10 63 (22.58%) Microsoft
11 62 (22.22%) VMware
12 53 (19.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 52 (18.64%) CheckPoint
14 49 (17.56%) Telecoms
15 48 (17.20%) Network Security
16 47 (16.85%) Cisco ASA
16 47 (16.85%) MPLS
17 44 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
18 43 (15.41%) MS Excel
19 41 (14.70%) Linux
19 41 (14.70%) OSPF
19 41 (14.70%) BGP
20 40 (14.34%) SLA
21 39 (13.98%) Cisco PIX
22 33 (11.83%) TCP/IP
23 30 (10.75%) VPN
24 28 (10.04%) DNS
25 27 (9.68%) HP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 25 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.02%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.30%) IIS
3 12 (4.30%) Apache
4 4 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.72%) Lync
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.36%) Eucalyptus
7 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 43 (15.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.51%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.51%) MS Office
3 4 (1.43%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Summit
1 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.08%) SaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 159 (56.99%) Firewall
2 77 (27.60%) LAN
3 71 (25.45%) WAN
4 53 (19.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 48 (17.20%) Network Security
6 47 (16.85%) Cisco ASA
6 47 (16.85%) MPLS
7 41 (14.70%) OSPF
7 41 (14.70%) BGP
8 39 (13.98%) Cisco PIX
9 33 (11.83%) TCP/IP
10 30 (10.75%) VPN
11 28 (10.04%) DNS
12 24 (8.60%) SNMP
13 21 (7.53%) SSL
13 21 (7.53%) SMTP
13 21 (7.53%) LDAP
14 18 (6.45%) Internet
15 17 (6.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 17 (6.09%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.36%) NetBeans
General
1 49 (17.56%) Telecoms
2 20 (7.17%) Finance
3 8 (2.87%) Banking
4 3 (1.08%) Retail
4 3 (1.08%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.08%) Military
5 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 60 (21.51%) Network Engineer
2 30 (10.75%) Analyst
3 25 (8.96%) Architect
3 25 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (8.24%) Security Engineer
5 21 (7.53%) Network Support
6 20 (7.17%) Administrator
7 18 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
8 17 (6.09%) Consultant
9 16 (5.73%) Systems Administrator
9 16 (5.73%) Cisco Engineer
10 15 (5.38%) Network Security Engineer
11 14 (5.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 14 (5.02%) Network Specialist
12 13 (4.66%) Network Analyst
13 12 (4.30%) Designer
14 11 (3.94%) Senior Network Engineer
14 11 (3.94%) Support Engineer
15 9 (3.23%) Security Architect
16 8 (2.87%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (0.36%) WAP
2 1 (0.36%) Java EE
2 1 (0.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (0.36%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.89%) Thin Client
1 22 (7.89%) Fat Client
2 8 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.51%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.43%) Firmware
4 4 (1.43%) Economics
4 4 (1.43%) Statistics
5 3 (1.08%) Open Source
5 3 (1.08%) EqualLogic
5 3 (1.08%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.08%) IVR
5 3 (1.08%) FlexPod
6 2 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.72%) CMDB
6 2 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (0.72%) Replication
6 2 (0.72%) Clustering
6 2 (0.72%) PDA
7 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.36%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 79 (28.32%) Windows
2 41 (14.70%) Linux
3 22 (7.89%) Solaris
4 17 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.30%) Windows 7
6 10 (3.58%) Windows XP
7 9 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (3.23%) UNIX
8 8 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.51%) CentOS
10 3 (1.08%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.36%) MVS
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (29.39%) ITIL
2 27 (9.68%) Network Design
3 24 (8.60%) Change Management
4 23 (8.24%) Load Balancing
5 22 (7.89%) Network Management
6 15 (5.38%) Problem Management
7 14 (5.02%) Mentoring
7 14 (5.02%) PRINCE2
8 12 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (4.30%) High Availability
9 11 (3.94%) Change Control
9 11 (3.94%) Incident Management
9 11 (3.94%) Project Management
10 10 (3.58%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (2.87%) Network Performance Management
12 8 (2.87%) Performance Management
12 8 (2.87%) Service Delivery
12 8 (2.87%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (2.87%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.60%) Perl
2 9 (3.23%) Ruby
3 7 (2.51%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.79%) Python
5 4 (1.43%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.08%) SQL
7 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.36%) C
8 1 (0.36%) C++
8 1 (0.36%) Java
Qualifications
1 91 (32.62%) Security Cleared
2 77 (27.60%) Cisco Certification
3 67 (24.01%) CCNP
4 63 (22.58%) SC Cleared
5 26 (9.32%) CCNA
6 18 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (6.09%) CCIE
7 17 (6.09%) DV Cleared
8 14 (5.02%) CCENT
8 14 (5.02%) CISSP
8 14 (5.02%) LPIC
9 10 (3.58%) Degree
10 8 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.79%) MCSE
12 3 (1.08%) MCSA
12 3 (1.08%) CCSP
12 3 (1.08%) MCP
13 2 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.72%) JNCIA
13 2 (0.72%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (14.34%) SLA
2 9 (3.23%) QA
2 9 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.36%) GPG13
3 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (8.24%) Active Directory
3 22 (7.89%) Squid
4 17 (6.09%) qmail
5 15 (5.38%) ProxySG
6 9 (3.23%) NFS
7 7 (2.51%) vSphere
8 6 (2.15%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.72%) vCloud
10 1 (0.36%) UAG
10 1 (0.36%) XenServer
10 1 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.36%) Snort
10 1 (0.36%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (5.02%) Zenoss
2 5 (1.79%) OpenView
3 4 (1.43%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (1.43%) HP NNM
3 4 (1.43%) Netcool
3 4 (1.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.72%) SCCM
5 2 (0.72%) Nagios
6 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.36%) WSUS
6 1 (0.36%) MOM
6 1 (0.36%) SCOM
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 97 (34.77%) Juniper
2 64 (22.94%) F5
3 63 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 62 (22.22%) VMware
5 52 (18.64%) CheckPoint
6 27 (9.68%) HP
7 23 (8.24%) Blue Coat
8 22 (7.89%) McAfee
9 13 (4.66%) Citrix
10 11 (3.94%) NetApp
10 11 (3.94%) IronPort
11 9 (3.23%) Brocade
11 9 (3.23%) EMC
11 9 (3.23%) BT
12 8 (2.87%) ProCurve
12 8 (2.87%) Red Hat
13 7 (2.51%) Dell
13 7 (2.51%) IBM
14 6 (2.15%) Sourcefire
15 5 (1.79%) Fortinet
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