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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 24 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 21 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.65% 3.08% 6.11%
As % of the Vendors category 11.73% 6.98% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +10.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £388 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £528 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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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
179 129 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 39.60% 44.18% 55.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 97 161
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.25 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -13.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £22.50 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 35 (63.64%) Juniper
2 33 (60.00%) Firewall
3 22 (40.00%) F5
4 21 (38.18%) McAfee
5 19 (34.55%) Network Security
6 15 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 14 (25.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 14 (25.45%) Blue Coat
8 13 (23.64%) Finance
9 12 (21.82%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (18.18%) Banking
11 9 (16.36%) VMware
12 8 (14.55%) ProxySG
12 8 (14.55%) IronPort
12 8 (14.55%) Change Management
12 8 (14.55%) Windows
13 7 (12.73%) Citrix
13 7 (12.73%) Data Security
13 7 (12.73%) Change Control
14 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
14 6 (10.91%) Retail
14 6 (10.91%) TOGAF
14 6 (10.91%) PCI DSS
14 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
14 6 (10.91%) Retail Banking
14 6 (10.91%) EMC
14 6 (10.91%) CheckPoint
14 6 (10.91%) Unisys
14 6 (10.91%) IBM
14 6 (10.91%) Microsoft

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 5 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 33 (60.00%) Firewall
2 19 (34.55%) Network Security
3 15 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 14 (25.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 12 (21.82%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (9.09%) LAN
6 5 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (7.27%) WAN
8 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.45%) OSPF
8 3 (5.45%) SAN
8 3 (5.45%) BGP
8 3 (5.45%) VLAN
8 3 (5.45%) iSCSI
8 3 (5.45%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (3.64%) Wireless
9 2 (3.64%) NetScreen
9 2 (3.64%) VPN
9 2 (3.64%) VoIP
10 1 (1.82%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.91%) Retail
3 6 (10.91%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Architect
2 12 (21.82%) Security Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Security Architect
5 7 (12.73%) Technical Architect
6 6 (10.91%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Manager
7 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Security Designer
7 5 (9.09%) Applications Architect
7 5 (9.09%) Designer
8 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.45%) Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Network Designer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Service Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Design Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Service Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (5.45%) IVR
2 3 (5.45%) EqualLogic
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.64%) CMDB
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.64%) Linux
4 2 (3.64%) UNIX
5 1 (1.82%) MVS
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) Change Management
2 7 (12.73%) Data Security
2 7 (12.73%) Change Control
3 6 (10.91%) TOGAF
3 6 (10.91%) ITIL
4 5 (9.09%) Process Management
4 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.45%) Network Design
7 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.82%) Service Management
8 1 (1.82%) Project Management
8 1 (1.82%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.82%) Release Management
8 1 (1.82%) Migration
8 1 (1.82%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (1.82%) Network Management
8 1 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.82%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) C
1 1 (1.82%) Perl
1 1 (1.82%) SQL
1 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) CCNP
4 2 (3.64%) CCSE
4 2 (3.64%) CCNA
5 1 (1.82%) MCSA
5 1 (1.82%) CCIE
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CISSP
5 1 (1.82%) CISA
5 1 (1.82%) CISM
5 1 (1.82%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.82%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) ProxySG
2 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.82%) Snort
5 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Nessus
Vendors
1 35 (63.64%) Juniper
2 22 (40.00%) F5
3 21 (38.18%) McAfee
4 14 (25.45%) Blue Coat
5 9 (16.36%) VMware
6 8 (14.55%) IronPort
7 7 (12.73%) Citrix
8 6 (10.91%) EMC
8 6 (10.91%) CheckPoint
8 6 (10.91%) Unisys
8 6 (10.91%) IBM
8 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.91%) SAP
9 5 (9.09%) Sourcefire
10 3 (5.45%) Dell
10 3 (5.45%) Meraki
11 1 (1.82%) Oracle
11 1 (1.82%) Remedy
11 1 (1.82%) BMC
11 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
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