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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 23 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 21 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.70% 2.44% 5.48%
As % of the Vendors category 11.93% 5.26% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 16
Average daily rate
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£468 £270 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.14% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £254 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £342 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.22 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -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
176 152 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 39.37% 46.34% 51.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 120 156
Average daily rate £420 £398 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 4
Average hourly rate £22.69 £14.02 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.89% +3.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £14.03 £63.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 December 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 18 December 2014.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (57.41%) Firewall
2 27 (50.00%) Juniper
3 20 (37.04%) McAfee
3 20 (37.04%) F5
4 16 (29.63%) Network Security
5 15 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (24.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 12 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 12 (22.22%) Finance
8 11 (20.37%) Windows
9 10 (18.52%) WAN
9 10 (18.52%) LAN
9 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 10 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (18.52%) VMware
10 9 (16.67%) Blue Coat
11 8 (14.81%) Change Management
11 8 (14.81%) Citrix
11 8 (14.81%) CheckPoint
11 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
12 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
12 7 (12.96%) Change Control
12 7 (12.96%) CCNP
12 7 (12.96%) ITIL
12 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
12 7 (12.96%) Banking
13 6 (11.11%) Data Security
13 6 (11.11%) SAP
13 6 (11.11%) Windows XP
13 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.26%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Office
2 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 31 (57.41%) Firewall
2 16 (29.63%) Network Security
3 15 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (24.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 12 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 10 (18.52%) WAN
6 10 (18.52%) LAN
7 5 (9.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (9.26%) VPN
8 3 (5.56%) iSCSI
8 3 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (5.56%) SAN
8 3 (5.56%) BGP
8 3 (5.56%) OSPF
8 3 (5.56%) DNS
8 3 (5.56%) SMTP
8 3 (5.56%) DHCP
8 3 (5.56%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.70%) VLAN
9 2 (3.70%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Retail
3 5 (9.26%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Architect
2 11 (20.37%) Security Architect
3 10 (18.52%) Designer
4 8 (14.81%) Security Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Network Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Security Designer
6 5 (9.26%) Technical Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Manager
6 5 (9.26%) Applications Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Junior Designer
7 3 (5.56%) Junior Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Service Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Network Security Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Junior
7 3 (5.56%) Service Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Video Conferencing
1 5 (9.26%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (5.56%) EqualLogic
2 3 (5.56%) IVR
3 2 (3.70%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) CMDB
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
3 6 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 5 (9.26%) Linux
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (5.56%) Windows NT
7 2 (3.70%) UNIX
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.85%) MVS
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) Change Management
2 7 (12.96%) Change Control
2 7 (12.96%) ITIL
3 6 (11.11%) Data Security
3 6 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 5 (9.26%) Process Management
4 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.41%) Migration
6 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.56%) Network Management
6 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.56%) Network Design
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.70%) Service Management
7 2 (3.70%) Project Management
7 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.85%) Release Management
8 1 (1.85%) SIEM
8 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) CCNP
3 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) CCSE
5 3 (5.56%) CCNA
6 2 (3.70%) JNCIS
6 2 (3.70%) CCSA
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) CCEE
7 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.85%) CCA
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.85%) CISSP
7 1 (1.85%) MCSA
7 1 (1.85%) CCIE
7 1 (1.85%) CISA
7 1 (1.85%) CISM
7 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) ProxySG
3 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.70%) vSphere
6 1 (1.85%) XenApp
6 1 (1.85%) XenServer
6 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
1 1 (1.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Juniper
2 20 (37.04%) McAfee
2 20 (37.04%) F5
3 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.52%) VMware
4 9 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 8 (14.81%) Citrix
5 8 (14.81%) CheckPoint
6 6 (11.11%) SAP
6 6 (11.11%) Unisys
6 6 (11.11%) IBM
6 6 (11.11%) EMC
7 5 (9.26%) IronPort
8 3 (5.56%) Meraki
8 3 (5.56%) BMC
8 3 (5.56%) Dell
8 3 (5.56%) Sourcefire
9 2 (3.70%) Computacenter
9 2 (3.70%) BT
9 2 (3.70%) Remedy
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