The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Warrington region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 30 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.99% 5.49% 1.65%
As % of the Vendors category 3.85% 11.11% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Average daily rate
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£280 £288 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% +9.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £92.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Vendors Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
104 45 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 51.74% 49.45% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 37
Average daily rate £280 £360 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £280 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 5 (83.33%) VPN
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) SNMP
3 2 (33.33%) ADSL
3 2 (33.33%) ISDN
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) PSTN
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) TACACS
3 2 (33.33%) Websense
3 2 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) VPN
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) SNMP
3 2 (33.33%) ADSL
3 2 (33.33%) ISDN
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) PSTN
3 2 (33.33%) TACACS
3 2 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Websense
2 2 (33.33%) ProCurve
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint