The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 11 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 49 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.06% 8.16% 8.19%
As % of the Vendors category 21.30% 19.89% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £228 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +2.32%
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Wiltshire

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

Vendors Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
230 176 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 47.23% 41.03% 45.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 129 105
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 8
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +14.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.71 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £28.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 42 (75.00%) Juniper
2 38 (67.86%) Firewall
3 32 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (48.21%) Network Security
5 25 (44.64%) CCNP
6 23 (41.07%) McAfee
7 22 (39.29%) LAN
8 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
9 18 (32.14%) SC Cleared
9 18 (32.14%) BGP
9 18 (32.14%) MPLS
9 18 (32.14%) OSPF
10 17 (30.36%) Intel
10 17 (30.36%) WAN
10 17 (30.36%) VPN
10 17 (30.36%) Blue Coat
10 17 (30.36%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (30.36%) F5
11 13 (23.21%) Ethernet
12 12 (21.43%) Wireless
12 12 (21.43%) IPsec
12 12 (21.43%) Data Centre
13 11 (19.64%) Kalman Filter
13 11 (19.64%) IronPort
13 11 (19.64%) CCIE
14 10 (17.86%) CheckPoint
14 10 (17.86%) Cisco PIX
14 10 (17.86%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (17.86%) Junos
14 10 (17.86%) Sourcefire

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (1.79%) Apache
1 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (67.86%) Firewall
2 27 (48.21%) Network Security
3 22 (39.29%) LAN
4 18 (32.14%) MPLS
4 18 (32.14%) OSPF
4 18 (32.14%) BGP
5 17 (30.36%) WAN
5 17 (30.36%) VPN
5 17 (30.36%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (23.21%) Ethernet
7 12 (21.43%) Wireless
7 12 (21.43%) IPsec
8 10 (17.86%) Cisco PIX
8 10 (17.86%) Junos
8 10 (17.86%) Cisco ISE
9 7 (12.50%) H.323
9 7 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
9 7 (12.50%) DHCP
9 7 (12.50%) IPv4
9 7 (12.50%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Subversion
1 1 (1.79%) Maven
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.14%) Billing
4 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Designer
2 11 (19.64%) Architect
3 8 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Security Architect
5 5 (8.93%) Administrator
6 4 (7.14%) Lead Designer
6 4 (7.14%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Voice Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Network Specialist
8 2 (3.57%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Security Specialist
8 2 (3.57%) Security Administrator
8 2 (3.57%) Network Security Specialist
8 2 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.57%) Network Administrator
8 2 (3.57%) Network Designer
8 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Consultant
9 1 (1.79%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 10 (17.86%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (10.71%) Cryptography
4 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) Replication
6 1 (1.79%) Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) CESG
6 1 (1.79%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.79%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
2 2 (3.57%) CentOS
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (14.29%) Network Design
2 8 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 6 (10.71%) ITIL
4 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
4 5 (8.93%) Change Management
5 4 (7.14%) CRM
5 4 (7.14%) Network Planning
5 4 (7.14%) Information Security
5 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 4 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 4 (7.14%) Migration
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.14%) Time Management
5 4 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.36%) Network Management
7 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.57%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (44.64%) CCNP
3 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 18 (32.14%) SC Cleared
5 11 (19.64%) CCIE
6 9 (16.07%) CISSP
7 8 (14.29%) Degree
7 8 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 8 (14.29%) CCNA
7 8 (14.29%) JNCIS
8 7 (12.50%) JNCIP
9 4 (7.14%) JNCIE
10 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (3.57%) CCDP
10 2 (3.57%) MCSE
11 1 (1.79%) CCSE
11 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) SLA
2 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.79%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.79%) Docker
3 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.79%) Ansible
2 1 (1.79%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (75.00%) Juniper
2 23 (41.07%) McAfee
3 17 (30.36%) Intel
3 17 (30.36%) Blue Coat
3 17 (30.36%) F5
4 11 (19.64%) IronPort
5 10 (17.86%) Sourcefire
5 10 (17.86%) CheckPoint
6 7 (12.50%) Tandberg
7 5 (8.93%) SolarWinds
8 4 (7.14%) Remedy
8 4 (7.14%) Avaya
8 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.36%) Nokia
10 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.57%) Websense
10 2 (3.57%) VMware
10 2 (3.57%) NetQoS
10 2 (3.57%) Brocade
10 2 (3.57%) Fortinet
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