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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 13 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 43 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 11.23% 6.35% 4.94%
As % of the Vendors category 22.75% 15.17% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 10
Average daily rate £363 £394 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% +8.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £335 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £541 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.69 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.11% -9.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%
Cisco
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
189 178 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 49.35% 41.88% 39.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 123 98
Average daily rate £363 £375 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £540 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £42.50 £25.00
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 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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 54 (65.06%) Juniper
2 47 (56.63%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (55.42%) Firewall
4 40 (48.19%) Security Cleared
5 35 (42.17%) SC Cleared
5 35 (42.17%) CCNP
6 25 (30.12%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (28.92%) VPN
7 24 (28.92%) BGP
8 22 (26.51%) MPLS
8 22 (26.51%) WAN
9 21 (25.30%) OSPF
9 21 (25.30%) IPsec
10 20 (24.10%) CheckPoint
11 19 (22.89%) F5
11 19 (22.89%) Intel Security
12 18 (21.69%) Blue Coat
13 16 (19.28%) Intel
13 16 (19.28%) Linux
14 15 (18.07%) JNCIS
14 15 (18.07%) DV Cleared
14 15 (18.07%) Network Security
15 12 (14.46%) BT
16 11 (13.25%) ITIL
16 11 (13.25%) LAN
16 11 (13.25%) Sourcefire
16 11 (13.25%) High Availability
17 10 (12.05%) Junos
17 10 (12.05%) Data Centre
17 10 (12.05%) Degree

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (1.20%) IBM Domino
1 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 46 (55.42%) Firewall
2 25 (30.12%) Cisco ASA
3 24 (28.92%) BGP
3 24 (28.92%) VPN
4 22 (26.51%) MPLS
4 22 (26.51%) WAN
5 21 (25.30%) IPsec
5 21 (25.30%) OSPF
6 15 (18.07%) Network Security
7 11 (13.25%) LAN
8 10 (12.05%) Junos
9 9 (10.84%) Value-Added Service
10 8 (9.64%) Cisco ISE
10 8 (9.64%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (8.43%) SSH
11 7 (8.43%) Wireless
12 6 (7.23%) EIGRP
12 6 (7.23%) Ethernet
12 6 (7.23%) Spanning Tree
13 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (7.23%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Military
4 1 (1.20%) Billing
4 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (24.10%) Designer
2 17 (20.48%) Network Designer
3 15 (18.07%) Network Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Network Support
5 7 (8.43%) Architect
6 6 (7.23%) Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Voice Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Security Designer
9 3 (3.61%) Administrator
9 3 (3.61%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Firewall Specialist
9 3 (3.61%) IP Designer
9 3 (3.61%) Network Specialist
9 3 (3.61%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Security Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.20%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.84%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.82%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.41%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.20%) Clustering
7 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.20%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.20%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.20%) IVR
7 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.28%) Linux
2 5 (6.02%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.20%) CatOS
4 1 (1.20%) Unix
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.25%) High Availability
1 11 (13.25%) ITIL
2 8 (9.64%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (9.64%) Network Design
3 7 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.23%) Load Balancing
4 6 (7.23%) PRINCE
4 6 (7.23%) Security Operations
5 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.02%) Identity Management
5 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.82%) Change Management
6 4 (4.82%) Project Management
6 4 (4.82%) SIEM
6 4 (4.82%) Workflow
7 3 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.61%) CRM
7 3 (3.61%) Information Security
7 3 (3.61%) Network Management
8 2 (2.41%) Migration
Qualifications
1 47 (56.63%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (48.19%) Security Cleared
3 35 (42.17%) CCNP
3 35 (42.17%) SC Cleared
4 15 (18.07%) DV Cleared
4 15 (18.07%) JNCIS
5 10 (12.05%) CCIE
5 10 (12.05%) Degree
6 9 (10.84%) CCNA
7 7 (8.43%) JNCIP
8 6 (7.23%) CISSP
9 4 (4.82%) CCSE
9 4 (4.82%) JNCIE
10 3 (3.61%) CCDP
10 3 (3.61%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (2.41%) CCSA
11 2 (2.41%) CCSP
11 2 (2.41%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (2.41%) CLAS
12 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.20%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 54 (65.06%) Juniper
2 20 (24.10%) CheckPoint
3 19 (22.89%) F5
3 19 (22.89%) Intel Security
4 18 (21.69%) Blue Coat
5 16 (19.28%) Intel
6 12 (14.46%) BT
7 11 (13.25%) Sourcefire
8 10 (12.05%) Nokia
9 9 (10.84%) Avaya
9 9 (10.84%) IronPort
9 9 (10.84%) SolarWinds
10 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
11 5 (6.02%) BMC
12 4 (4.82%) EMC
12 4 (4.82%) Palo Alto
12 4 (4.82%) Remedy
13 2 (2.41%) Brocade
13 2 (2.41%) NetIQ
13 2 (2.41%) Verint