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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 29 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 17 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.71% 1.93% 5.76%
As % of the Vendors category 9.29% 4.29% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 15
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.22 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
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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
183 140 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 39.96% 45.02% 55.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 107 167
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 4
Average hourly rate £22.69 £13.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.24% -59.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £14.02 £73.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 28 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 31 (59.62%) Firewall
2 27 (51.92%) Juniper
3 21 (40.38%) F5
4 20 (38.46%) McAfee
5 15 (28.85%) Network Security
6 14 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 13 (25.00%) Blue Coat
7 13 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 11 (21.15%) Finance
8 11 (21.15%) Windows
9 10 (19.23%) VMware
10 9 (17.31%) LAN
10 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.38%) WAN
11 8 (15.38%) Citrix
11 8 (15.38%) ProxySG
11 8 (15.38%) Change Management
11 8 (15.38%) IronPort
11 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
12 7 (13.46%) Change Control
12 7 (13.46%) Banking
12 7 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (13.46%) ITIL
13 6 (11.54%) SAP
13 6 (11.54%) Windows XP
13 6 (11.54%) Unisys
13 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
13 6 (11.54%) IBM
13 6 (11.54%) Active Directory

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 31 (59.62%) Firewall
2 15 (28.85%) Network Security
3 14 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 13 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 9 (17.31%) LAN
6 8 (15.38%) WAN
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.77%) VLAN
7 3 (5.77%) SAN
7 3 (5.77%) DNS
7 3 (5.77%) SMTP
7 3 (5.77%) DHCP
7 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.77%) iSCSI
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.85%) VPN
8 2 (3.85%) VoIP
8 2 (3.85%) NetScreen
8 2 (3.85%) BGP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
3 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 5 (9.62%) Retail Banking
4 5 (9.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Architect
2 10 (19.23%) Network Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Security Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Designer
3 7 (13.46%) Security Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Security Designer
5 5 (9.62%) Applications Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Service Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Service Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Network Designer
7 3 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Network Security Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Junior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (5.77%) IVR
2 3 (5.77%) EqualLogic
3 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.85%) CMDB
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 6 (11.54%) Windows XP
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.69%) Linux
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.77%) Windows NT
5 3 (5.77%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (3.85%) UNIX
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.92%) MVS
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) Change Management
2 7 (13.46%) Change Control
2 7 (13.46%) ITIL
3 6 (11.54%) TOGAF
3 6 (11.54%) Data Security
4 5 (9.62%) Process Management
4 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
4 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (5.77%) Network Design
6 3 (5.77%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.85%) Network Management
7 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.85%) Project Management
7 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.85%) Service Management
8 1 (1.92%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (1.92%) ITSM
8 1 (1.92%) Release Management
8 1 (1.92%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) C
2 1 (1.92%) Perl
2 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.62%) CCNP
3 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) CCSE
4 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) CCNA
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.85%) CCSA
5 1 (1.92%) CISA
5 1 (1.92%) CISM
5 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.92%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) MCTS
5 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.92%) CCA
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.92%) CISSP
5 1 (1.92%) MCSA
5 1 (1.92%) CCIE
5 1 (1.92%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) ProxySG
2 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.85%) vSphere
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.92%) Snort
6 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.92%) XenApp
6 1 (1.92%) XenServer
6 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Nessus
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) Juniper
2 21 (40.38%) F5
3 20 (38.46%) McAfee
4 13 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 10 (19.23%) VMware
6 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
7 8 (15.38%) Citrix
7 8 (15.38%) IronPort
8 6 (11.54%) SAP
8 6 (11.54%) Unisys
8 6 (11.54%) IBM
8 6 (11.54%) CheckPoint
8 6 (11.54%) EMC
9 5 (9.62%) Sourcefire
10 3 (5.77%) BMC
10 3 (5.77%) Dell
10 3 (5.77%) Meraki
11 2 (3.85%) Remedy
11 2 (3.85%) Computacenter
11 2 (3.85%) BT