The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Swindon 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 14 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 34 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 7.93% 8.15% 13.47%
As % of the Vendors category 18.48% 16.42% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 28
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £305 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.03
% change year-on-year
- +12.33%
Vendors Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
184 201 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 42.89% 49.63% 54.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 135 115
Average daily rate £450 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 4
Average hourly rate £20.06 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Cisco
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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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014, 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 34 (62.96%) Juniper
2 33 (61.11%) Firewall
3 22 (40.74%) Network Security
4 20 (37.04%) F5
5 18 (33.33%) McAfee
6 13 (24.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 13 (24.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 12 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 12 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (20.37%) Blue Coat
8 11 (20.37%) LAN
9 10 (18.52%) WAN
10 8 (14.81%) Change Management
10 8 (14.81%) Finance
10 8 (14.81%) IronPort
11 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (12.96%) PCI DSS
11 7 (12.96%) Test Strategy
11 7 (12.96%) Web Services
11 7 (12.96%) Nortel
11 7 (12.96%) Avaya
12 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
12 6 (11.11%) Change Control
12 6 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
12 6 (11.11%) ProxySG
13 5 (9.26%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (9.26%) CheckPoint
14 4 (7.41%) BGP
14 4 (7.41%) Windows

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (61.11%) Firewall
2 22 (40.74%) Network Security
3 13 (24.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 13 (24.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 12 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (20.37%) LAN
6 10 (18.52%) WAN
7 5 (9.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (7.41%) BGP
8 4 (7.41%) OSPF
8 4 (7.41%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (3.70%) EIGRP
9 2 (3.70%) VLAN
9 2 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.85%) Wireless
10 1 (1.85%) Frame Relay
10 1 (1.85%) WLAN
10 1 (1.85%) RIP
10 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.85%) VPN
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.41%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Security Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Architect
2 10 (18.52%) Network Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Security Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 6 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Security Designer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Service Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Service Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Designer
8 3 (5.56%) Design Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.85%) iSeries
1 1 (1.85%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
1 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.85%) Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) Change Management
2 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (12.96%) Test Strategy
3 6 (11.11%) Change Control
3 6 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (7.41%) Network Design
5 2 (3.70%) ITIL
5 2 (3.70%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.85%) Logistics
6 1 (1.85%) Performance Testing
6 1 (1.85%) Security Architecture
6 1 (1.85%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.85%) Service Management
6 1 (1.85%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (1.85%) Migration
6 1 (1.85%) ITSM
6 1 (1.85%) Data Security
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) CCNA
3 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Vendors
1 34 (62.96%) Juniper
2 20 (37.04%) F5
3 18 (33.33%) McAfee
4 11 (20.37%) Blue Coat
5 8 (14.81%) IronPort
6 7 (12.96%) Nortel
6 7 (12.96%) Avaya
7 5 (9.26%) CheckPoint
8 4 (7.41%) Sourcefire
9 3 (5.56%) VMware
9 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.56%) HP
10 1 (1.85%) Brocade
10 1 (1.85%) BT
10 1 (1.85%) IBM
10 1 (1.85%) EMC
10 1 (1.85%) Citrix