The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 26 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 1.20% 1.94% 10.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.96% 3.64% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.68% -8.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Vendors Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
51 55 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 61.45% 53.40% 70.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 44 17
Average daily rate £450 £328 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.40% +5.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £163 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £425 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £21.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.83% +115.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Taunton region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Taunton region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Cisco
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix