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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 13 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 34 34 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 7.82% 9.32% 11.68%
As % of the Vendors category 18.28% 20.00% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 31
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £330 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -6.66%
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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
186 170 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 42.76% 46.58% 50.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 111 112
Average daily rate £450 £425 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 8
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.62% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.71 £14.10 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.50 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 36 (63.16%) Juniper
2 34 (59.65%) Firewall
3 22 (38.60%) Network Security
4 21 (36.84%) F5
5 20 (35.09%) McAfee
6 14 (24.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 14 (24.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 12 (21.05%) Blue Coat
7 12 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (17.54%) Finance
9 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
9 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
10 8 (14.04%) PCI DSS
10 8 (14.04%) IronPort
10 8 (14.04%) Change Management
10 8 (14.04%) LAN
10 8 (14.04%) Web Services
11 7 (12.28%) WAN
11 7 (12.28%) ProxySG
11 7 (12.28%) Banking
12 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
12 6 (10.53%) Windows
12 6 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
12 6 (10.53%) Change Control
12 6 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (8.77%) Test Strategy
13 5 (8.77%) Nortel
13 5 (8.77%) Avaya
13 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
13 5 (8.77%) VMware

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (59.65%) Firewall
2 22 (38.60%) Network Security
3 14 (24.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 14 (24.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 12 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (14.04%) LAN
6 7 (12.28%) WAN
7 6 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (7.02%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (7.02%) BGP
8 4 (7.02%) OSPF
8 4 (7.02%) SAN
9 3 (5.26%) VLAN
9 3 (5.26%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (3.51%) NetScreen
10 2 (3.51%) EIGRP
11 1 (1.75%) RIP
11 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.75%) WLAN
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.26%) Retail
5 2 (3.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Architect
2 13 (22.81%) Security Engineer
3 11 (19.30%) Network Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Security Architect
5 7 (12.28%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Manager
6 5 (8.77%) Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Test Leader
7 4 (7.02%) Designer
7 4 (7.02%) Security Designer
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Network Designer
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.26%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) EqualLogic
2 1 (1.75%) EPoS
2 1 (1.75%) iSeries
2 1 (1.75%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
2 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.75%) Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.75%) UNIX
5 1 (1.75%) MVS
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) Change Management
2 6 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
2 6 (10.53%) Change Control
3 5 (8.77%) Test Strategy
3 5 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (7.02%) ITIL
5 3 (5.26%) Data Security
5 3 (5.26%) Network Design
6 2 (3.51%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.51%) Migration
7 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.75%) Project Management
7 1 (1.75%) Service Management
7 1 (1.75%) Process Management
7 1 (1.75%) ITSM
7 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.75%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (1.75%) Logistics
7 1 (1.75%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) C
1 1 (1.75%) Perl
1 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) CCNP
2 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.51%) CCNA
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Vendors
1 36 (63.16%) Juniper
2 21 (36.84%) F5
3 20 (35.09%) McAfee
4 12 (21.05%) Blue Coat
5 8 (14.04%) IronPort
6 5 (8.77%) Nortel
6 5 (8.77%) Avaya
6 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
6 5 (8.77%) VMware
7 4 (7.02%) Sourcefire
7 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.26%) Meraki
8 3 (5.26%) IBM
8 3 (5.26%) Citrix
8 3 (5.26%) Dell
8 3 (5.26%) EMC
9 2 (3.51%) HP
9 2 (3.51%) SAP
9 2 (3.51%) Unisys
10 1 (1.75%) BT
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