The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 5 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 46 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 55 66 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.38% 4.48% 4.04%
As % of the Vendors category 8.53% 10.58% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 48 39
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £208 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
Average hourly rate £18.25 £11.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.90% -13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £11.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £11.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.90% +2.32%
Cisco
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
645 624 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 39.62% 42.36% 44.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 294 334
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 77 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.68 £10.13 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Cisco
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -17 17 £400 +53.84% 7
Derbyshire -1 15 £285 -8.80% 2
Northamptonshire +1 12 £379 -10.94% 2
Leicestershire 0 6 £315 -10.00% 6
Lincolnshire +4 5 £235 +56.66% 3
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 59 (51.75%) Firewall
2 43 (37.72%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (35.09%) Windows
4 34 (29.82%) Security Cleared
5 32 (28.07%) CCNA
5 32 (28.07%) SC Cleared
6 31 (27.19%) CCNP
6 31 (27.19%) LAN
6 31 (27.19%) WAN
7 27 (23.68%) CheckPoint
7 27 (23.68%) VMware
8 25 (21.93%) HP
8 25 (21.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (20.18%) Active Directory
11 22 (19.30%) Juniper
11 22 (19.30%) Data Centre
12 19 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 18 (15.79%) VPN
13 18 (15.79%) ITIL
13 18 (15.79%) F5
14 17 (14.91%) Linux
14 17 (14.91%) Wireless
15 16 (14.04%) DV Cleared
15 16 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (14.04%) Hyper-V
16 14 (12.28%) MS Office
16 14 (12.28%) Citrix
17 13 (11.40%) Windows Server 2012

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 11 (9.65%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.39%) Lync
5 4 (3.51%) Apache
5 4 (3.51%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.63%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.63%) JBoss
6 3 (2.63%) iPlanet
6 3 (2.63%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.75%) Confluence
7 2 (1.75%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.75%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.75%) IIS
7 2 (1.75%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (12.28%) MS Office
2 2 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 59 (51.75%) Firewall
2 31 (27.19%) LAN
2 31 (27.19%) WAN
3 24 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (15.79%) VPN
5 17 (14.91%) Wireless
6 12 (10.53%) VLAN
7 11 (9.65%) Network Security
7 11 (9.65%) TCP/IP
7 11 (9.65%) VoIP
7 11 (9.65%) DNS
7 11 (9.65%) MPLS
8 10 (8.77%) SAN
8 10 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (7.89%) iSCSI
9 9 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (7.89%) Internet
10 7 (6.14%) SNMP
10 7 (6.14%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (6.14%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (1.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.88%) ProC
General
1 6 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.75%) Finance
2 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Retail
3 1 (0.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (27.19%) Network Engineer
2 27 (23.68%) Analyst
3 13 (11.40%) Architect
4 12 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 9 (7.89%) Security Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (6.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Consultant
7 6 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Network Support
8 5 (4.39%) Voice Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Network Architect
8 5 (4.39%) Virtualisation Specialist
9 4 (3.51%) Virtualisation Architect
9 4 (3.51%) IT Support
9 4 (3.51%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) J2EE
2 2 (1.75%) JSP
2 2 (1.75%) WAP
2 2 (1.75%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.88%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.30%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.02%) HP Storage
3 5 (4.39%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (2.63%) Clustering
4 3 (2.63%) PKI
5 2 (1.75%) IVR
5 2 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.75%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.75%) FMCG
6 1 (0.88%) iPad
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.88%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.88%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.88%) NHS
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 40 (35.09%) Windows
2 25 (21.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (14.91%) Linux
5 13 (11.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (8.77%) Windows 7
7 7 (6.14%) Ubuntu
8 6 (5.26%) CentOS
9 5 (4.39%) UNIX
10 3 (2.63%) SUSE
10 3 (2.63%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.63%) AIX
10 3 (2.63%) HPUX
10 3 (2.63%) Solaris
11 2 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.75%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.88%) Android
12 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.79%) ITIL
2 11 (9.65%) Migration
2 11 (9.65%) Network Management
3 8 (7.02%) Load Balancing
3 8 (7.02%) Service Management
3 8 (7.02%) Change Control
4 7 (6.14%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (5.26%) Capacity Management
5 6 (5.26%) ITSM
6 5 (4.39%) Network Design
6 5 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.39%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (3.51%) Information Assurance
7 4 (3.51%) Performance Management
7 4 (3.51%) Application Performance Management
8 3 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (2.63%) Procure-to-pay
8 3 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.63%) Perl
1 3 (2.63%) SQL
1 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
1 3 (2.63%) Korn
1 3 (2.63%) C-shell
1 3 (2.63%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.88%) Java
2 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (37.72%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (29.82%) Security Cleared
3 32 (28.07%) SC Cleared
3 32 (28.07%) CCNA
4 31 (27.19%) CCNP
5 16 (14.04%) DV Cleared
6 9 (7.89%) CCIE
7 7 (6.14%) CCDP
8 4 (3.51%) MCP
8 4 (3.51%) CCDA
9 3 (2.63%) CCIP
9 3 (2.63%) MCSE
9 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.75%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.75%) CCSA
10 2 (1.75%) CCSE
10 2 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.75%) CCSP
11 1 (0.88%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.75%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (20.18%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (14.04%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.26%) NFS
4 3 (2.63%) KVM
4 3 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (2.63%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.63%) Samba
5 2 (1.75%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.75%) vSphere
6 1 (0.88%) XenApp
6 1 (0.88%) XenServer
6 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) OVSD
2 4 (3.51%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.63%) SCCM
3 3 (2.63%) Foglight
3 3 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.63%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.75%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (1.75%) OpenView
4 2 (1.75%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.75%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (23.68%) CheckPoint
1 27 (23.68%) VMware
2 25 (21.93%) HP
3 22 (19.30%) Juniper
4 19 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 18 (15.79%) F5
6 14 (12.28%) Citrix
7 10 (8.77%) Blue Coat
8 9 (7.89%) SolarWinds
9 6 (5.26%) NetApp
10 5 (4.39%) Riverbed
11 4 (3.51%) Altiris
11 4 (3.51%) Oracle
11 4 (3.51%) Exinda
12 3 (2.63%) Sun
12 3 (2.63%) Avaya
12 3 (2.63%) Veritas
12 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.63%) PlateSpin
12 3 (2.63%) WatchGuard
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