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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 14 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 33 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 7.64% 6.69% 9.19%
As % of the Vendors category 17.10% 15.38% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 12 28
Average daily rate
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£465 £485 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.12% +23.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £337 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +3.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.10% -22.00%
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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
193 143 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 44.68% 43.47% 52.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 105 140
Average daily rate £450 £420 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 10
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.62% +6.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £12.15 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.22 £22.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 September 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 September 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 37 (63.79%) Juniper
2 35 (60.34%) Firewall
3 22 (37.93%) Network Security
3 22 (37.93%) F5
4 21 (36.21%) McAfee
5 15 (25.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 14 (24.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 14 (24.14%) Blue Coat
7 13 (22.41%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (20.69%) Finance
9 9 (15.52%) Windows
9 9 (15.52%) Banking
10 8 (13.79%) ProxySG
10 8 (13.79%) IronPort
10 8 (13.79%) PCI DSS
10 8 (13.79%) Web Services
10 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
10 8 (13.79%) Change Management
11 7 (12.07%) CheckPoint
11 7 (12.07%) Change Control
12 6 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (10.34%) Technical Analysis
12 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
12 6 (10.34%) ITIL
12 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
12 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
12 6 (10.34%) VMware
13 5 (8.62%) Data Security
13 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
13 5 (8.62%) Sourcefire

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (8.62%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.72%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (60.34%) Firewall
2 22 (37.93%) Network Security
3 15 (25.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 14 (24.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 13 (22.41%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (8.62%) LAN
8 4 (6.90%) WAN
8 4 (6.90%) SAN
8 4 (6.90%) OSPF
8 4 (6.90%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (5.17%) VLAN
9 3 (5.17%) BGP
9 3 (5.17%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.45%) NetScreen
10 2 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (3.45%) Wireless
10 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.45%) VPN
11 1 (1.72%) Frame Relay
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Banking
3 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.90%) Retail
4 4 (6.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Architect
2 13 (22.41%) Security Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Network Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Security Architect
5 7 (12.07%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Technical Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Manager
7 5 (8.62%) Security Designer
7 5 (8.62%) Designer
8 4 (6.90%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Applications Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Network Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Design Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Service Manager
9 3 (5.17%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) IVR
1 3 (5.17%) EqualLogic
1 3 (5.17%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (3.45%) CMDB
2 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.72%) MVS
6 1 (1.72%) Linux
6 1 (1.72%) UNIX
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) Change Management
2 7 (12.07%) Change Control
3 6 (10.34%) ITIL
3 6 (10.34%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (8.62%) Data Security
5 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.90%) TOGAF
6 3 (5.17%) Network Design
6 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.17%) Process Management
7 2 (3.45%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.45%) Migration
7 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.72%) Project Management
8 1 (1.72%) Service Management
8 1 (1.72%) ITSM
8 1 (1.72%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (1.72%) Release Management
8 1 (1.72%) Security Architecture
8 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) C
1 1 (1.72%) Perl
1 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.17%) CCNP
5 2 (3.45%) CCNA
6 1 (1.72%) CCSE
6 1 (1.72%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) ProxySG
2 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Vendors
1 37 (63.79%) Juniper
2 22 (37.93%) F5
3 21 (36.21%) McAfee
4 14 (24.14%) Blue Coat
5 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 8 (13.79%) IronPort
6 7 (12.07%) CheckPoint
7 6 (10.34%) VMware
8 5 (8.62%) Sourcefire
8 5 (8.62%) EMC
8 5 (8.62%) Citrix
9 4 (6.90%) SAP
9 4 (6.90%) Unisys
9 4 (6.90%) IBM
10 3 (5.17%) Dell
10 3 (5.17%) Meraki
11 1 (1.72%) Brocade
11 1 (1.72%) Remedy
11 1 (1.72%) BT
11 1 (1.72%) HP
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago