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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 31 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 157 143 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.27% 4.44% 4.16%
As % of the Vendors category 13.01% 11.09% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 73 55
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £473 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 4
Average hourly rate £40.50 £23.75 £16.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.52% +42.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.61 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £29.90 £23.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%
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
1207 1290 1063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.52% 40.01% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 773 610
Average daily rate £356 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 75 62
Average hourly rate £19.00 £24.38 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.53 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £30.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire +5 71 £363 -3.33% 11
Bristol +7 29 £350 - 8
Gloucestershire +13 27 £188 -42.30% 15
Dorset +9 12 £375 +66.66% 2
Somerset +4 6 £325 +13.04% 6
Devon -23 4 £190 +2.70% 2
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 119 (41.75%) Firewall
2 115 (40.35%) Cisco Certification
3 110 (38.60%) Security Cleared
4 85 (29.82%) Windows
5 79 (27.72%) SC Cleared
6 73 (25.61%) Juniper
7 70 (24.56%) CCNP
8 67 (23.51%) CCNA
9 61 (21.40%) VMware
10 60 (21.05%) Data Centre
11 55 (19.30%) CheckPoint
11 55 (19.30%) WAN
12 54 (18.95%) HP
13 53 (18.60%) ITIL
14 52 (18.25%) VPN
15 51 (17.89%) LAN
16 50 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
17 45 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
17 45 (15.79%) Active Directory
18 44 (15.44%) Microsoft
19 42 (14.74%) Linux
20 41 (14.39%) DV Cleared
21 40 (14.04%) Network Security
22 38 (13.33%) MPLS
23 37 (12.98%) F5
24 34 (11.93%) SLA
24 34 (11.93%) Wireless
25 33 (11.58%) Nokia
26 31 (10.88%) BGP
26 31 (10.88%) Finance

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 22 (7.72%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.75%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.05%) Apache
5 3 (1.05%) Eucalyptus
5 3 (1.05%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.35%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.35%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.81%) MS Office
3 4 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.11%) Office 365
3 4 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 119 (41.75%) Firewall
2 55 (19.30%) WAN
3 52 (18.25%) VPN
4 51 (17.89%) LAN
5 50 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
6 40 (14.04%) Network Security
7 38 (13.33%) MPLS
8 34 (11.93%) Wireless
9 31 (10.88%) BGP
10 29 (10.18%) DNS
11 28 (9.82%) OSPF
12 26 (9.12%) VoIP
13 23 (8.07%) IPsec
14 20 (7.02%) DHCP
15 18 (6.32%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (5.96%) SAN
17 14 (4.91%) Ethernet
17 14 (4.91%) Unified Communications
18 13 (4.56%) VLAN
18 13 (4.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.46%) Big Data
1 7 (2.46%) Hadoop
1 7 (2.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.40%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.35%) Capybara
2 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
General
1 31 (10.88%) Finance
2 18 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.86%) Military
4 7 (2.46%) Banking
5 5 (1.75%) Back Office
6 4 (1.40%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.70%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.35%) Billing
8 1 (0.35%) Local Government
8 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (24.21%) Network Engineer
2 41 (14.39%) Analyst
3 27 (9.47%) Cisco Engineer
4 25 (8.77%) Designer
5 24 (8.42%) Network Support
6 23 (8.07%) Network Analyst
7 21 (7.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 21 (7.37%) Support Engineer
8 20 (7.02%) Architect
9 19 (6.67%) Network Designer
10 17 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support
12 15 (5.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 14 (4.91%) Cisco Analyst
13 14 (4.91%) Cisco Network Analyst
14 13 (4.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 12 (4.21%) Administrator
15 12 (4.21%) Network Support Engineer
15 12 (4.21%) Security Analyst
15 12 (4.21%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.40%) 802.1X
1 4 (1.40%) Java EE
2 2 (0.70%) CGI
3 1 (0.35%) .NET
3 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.35%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.35%) Gherkin
3 1 (0.35%) J2EE
3 1 (0.35%) OCX
3 1 (0.35%) SOAP
3 1 (0.35%) WAP
3 1 (0.35%) Web Services
3 1 (0.35%) WebRTC
3 1 (0.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.21%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.81%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.81%) Fat Client
5 8 (2.81%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.11%) Replication
7 5 (1.75%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.75%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.40%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.40%) Clustering
8 4 (1.40%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.40%) iPhone
8 4 (1.40%) PKI
9 3 (1.05%) Handset
9 3 (1.05%) iPad
10 2 (0.70%) CESG
10 2 (0.70%) NHS
10 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 85 (29.82%) Windows
2 42 (14.74%) Linux
3 29 (10.18%) Windows Server
4 23 (8.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (7.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 15 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (3.86%) Windows XP
9 10 (3.51%) Windows 2000
10 9 (3.16%) Windows NT
11 6 (2.11%) Unix
12 5 (1.75%) Solaris
13 4 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.40%) Windows 10
14 3 (1.05%) Android
14 3 (1.05%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.35%) CentOS
15 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (18.60%) ITIL
2 29 (10.18%) Service Delivery
3 17 (5.96%) High Availability
4 16 (5.61%) Kalman Filter
4 16 (5.61%) PRINCE2
5 15 (5.26%) Project Management
6 14 (4.91%) Network Design
7 13 (4.56%) Load Balancing
7 13 (4.56%) Migration
8 12 (4.21%) Change Management
8 12 (4.21%) Service Management
9 11 (3.86%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (3.86%) Network Management
10 10 (3.51%) Demand Management
10 10 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (3.16%) PRINCE
11 9 (3.16%) Problem Management
12 8 (2.81%) Information Security
12 8 (2.81%) Six Sigma
13 7 (2.46%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.51%) PowerShell
2 6 (2.11%) SQL
3 5 (1.75%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.40%) Python
5 3 (1.05%) Perl
6 2 (0.70%) C
6 2 (0.70%) Java
6 2 (0.70%) Ruby
7 1 (0.35%) C#
7 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.35%) PHP
7 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 115 (40.35%) Cisco Certification
2 110 (38.60%) Security Cleared
3 79 (27.72%) SC Cleared
4 70 (24.56%) CCNP
5 67 (23.51%) CCNA
6 41 (14.39%) DV Cleared
7 20 (7.02%) Degree
8 18 (6.32%) CCIE
9 15 (5.26%) JNCIS
10 9 (3.16%) CISSP
11 7 (2.46%) HNC
11 7 (2.46%) JNCIP
11 7 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (2.11%) CCSE
13 5 (1.75%) CCSA
14 4 (1.40%) JNCIE
14 4 (1.40%) MCSE
15 3 (1.05%) Check Point Certification
15 3 (1.05%) HND
15 3 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.93%) SLA
2 3 (1.05%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.70%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (0.35%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 45 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 45 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.56%) vSphere
3 12 (4.21%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.51%) VMware ESX
5 9 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.11%) Firmware
7 5 (1.75%) XenApp
8 3 (1.05%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.05%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.05%) XenServer
9 2 (0.70%) vCloud
10 1 (0.35%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.35%) Samba
10 1 (0.35%) UAG
10 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (2.11%) CiscoWorks
1 6 (2.11%) SCCM
2 4 (1.40%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.40%) Windows Intune
3 3 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.05%) Netcool
3 3 (1.05%) OpenView
4 2 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 2 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.70%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.70%) vMotion
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.35%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.35%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.35%) SCOM
5 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (25.61%) Juniper
2 61 (21.40%) VMware
3 55 (19.30%) CheckPoint
4 54 (18.95%) HP
5 44 (15.44%) Microsoft
6 37 (12.98%) F5
7 33 (11.58%) Nokia
8 21 (7.37%) Blue Coat
9 20 (7.02%) Intel Security
10 17 (5.96%) IronPort
10 17 (5.96%) SolarWinds
11 16 (5.61%) Intel
12 15 (5.26%) Citrix
13 14 (4.91%) Avaya
13 14 (4.91%) Dell
13 14 (4.91%) IBM
14 13 (4.56%) BT
15 11 (3.86%) EMC
15 11 (3.86%) Sourcefire
16 8 (2.81%) SonicWALL
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