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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 28 30 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 21 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.73% 2.96% 6.76%
As % of the Vendors category 11.86% 6.56% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 17
Average daily rate £275 £233 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.27% -33.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £174 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £427 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
177 122 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 39.86% 45.19% 54.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 98 155
Average daily rate £400 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £283 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Average hourly rate £23.00 £13.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.27% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £13.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.90 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cisco
Wiltshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 16 (44.44%) WAN
3 14 (38.89%) Firewall
4 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (36.11%) LAN
5 11 (30.56%) VPN
5 11 (30.56%) CCNP
5 11 (30.56%) Juniper
5 11 (30.56%) Network Security
6 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.22%) Avaya
8 7 (19.44%) Test Strategy
8 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Nortel
9 6 (16.67%) Network Management
10 5 (13.89%) Finance
10 5 (13.89%) Sourcefire
10 5 (13.89%) OSPF
10 5 (13.89%) McAfee
10 5 (13.89%) BGP
10 5 (13.89%) HP
10 5 (13.89%) CCNA
10 5 (13.89%) Windows
10 5 (13.89%) Linux
11 4 (11.11%) VoIP
11 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
11 4 (11.11%) H.323
11 4 (11.11%) MPLS
11 4 (11.11%) IPsec

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) WAN
2 14 (38.89%) Firewall
3 13 (36.11%) LAN
4 11 (30.56%) VPN
4 11 (30.56%) Network Security
5 5 (13.89%) OSPF
5 5 (13.89%) BGP
6 4 (11.11%) VoIP
6 4 (11.11%) H.323
6 4 (11.11%) MPLS
6 4 (11.11%) IPsec
7 3 (8.33%) EIGRP
7 3 (8.33%) IPv4
7 3 (8.33%) IPv6
7 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.78%) VLAN
9 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (2.78%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Billing
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Designer
2 6 (16.67%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 4 (11.11%) Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Network Designer
4 3 (8.33%) Security Designer
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 4 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.56%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.78%) iSeries
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) PDA
3 1 (2.78%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Android
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Test Strategy
1 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (16.67%) Network Management
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL
3 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
3 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
3 2 (5.56%) Network Design
3 2 (5.56%) Time Management
3 2 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) Use Case
4 1 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.78%) Logistics
4 1 (2.78%) Validation
4 1 (2.78%) Migration
4 1 (2.78%) ITSM
4 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (30.56%) CCNP
5 5 (13.89%) CCNA
6 3 (8.33%) JNCIS
6 3 (8.33%) CCDA
6 3 (8.33%) CCIE
7 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.78%) CCDE
8 1 (2.78%) Degree
8 1 (2.78%) CCVP
8 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.78%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Juniper
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.22%) Avaya
4 7 (19.44%) Nortel
5 5 (13.89%) Sourcefire
5 5 (13.89%) McAfee
5 5 (13.89%) HP
6 4 (11.11%) VMware
7 3 (8.33%) Tandberg
8 2 (5.56%) Citrix
8 2 (5.56%) BT
9 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.78%) Brocade
9 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.78%) IBM
9 1 (2.78%) Dell
9 1 (2.78%) EMC
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £900 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 9 days ago