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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 44 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 60 48 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.65% 3.23% 4.43%
As % of the Vendors category 8.21% 8.01% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 24
Average daily rate
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£350 £329 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% +6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £155 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
Average hourly rate £13.75 £10.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £10.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £10.75 £30.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -15.00%
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
731 599 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 44.44% 40.34% 45.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 256 220
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £162 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 82 65
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -18.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.00 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £45.00 £30.00
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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Derbyshire +11 19 £295 +42.16% 6
Northamptonshire +15 18 £425 +8.97% 5
Nottinghamshire -9 17 £331 +59.63% 7
Leicestershire -7 4 £400 +19.40% 3
Lincolnshire -1 3 £188 -25.00% 1
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 58 (54.72%) Firewall
2 45 (42.45%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (36.79%) LAN
4 38 (35.85%) Windows
5 36 (33.96%) WAN
5 36 (33.96%) Cisco ASA
6 31 (29.25%) CCNA
7 30 (28.30%) Security Cleared
8 29 (27.36%) CheckPoint
9 28 (26.42%) CCNP
10 27 (25.47%) SC Cleared
11 25 (23.58%) VMware
11 25 (23.58%) VPN
12 21 (19.81%) Active Directory
12 21 (19.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (18.87%) Juniper
14 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
14 19 (17.92%) F5
15 18 (16.98%) HP
16 16 (15.09%) Citrix
16 16 (15.09%) ITIL
16 16 (15.09%) Wireless
16 16 (15.09%) Blue Coat
17 15 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (13.21%) Migration
18 14 (13.21%) Linux
18 14 (13.21%) SAN
18 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
19 13 (12.26%) Network Management
20 12 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (8.49%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.72%) Lync
4 4 (3.77%) Apache
4 4 (3.77%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.83%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.83%) IIS
5 3 (2.83%) JBoss
5 3 (2.83%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.83%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (2.83%) iPlanet
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.89%) Confluence
6 2 (1.89%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.89%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.89%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (11.32%) MS Office
2 3 (2.83%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.89%) MS Project
3 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Office 365
2 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.94%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (54.72%) Firewall
2 39 (36.79%) LAN
3 36 (33.96%) WAN
3 36 (33.96%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (23.58%) VPN
5 16 (15.09%) Wireless
6 14 (13.21%) SAN
7 12 (11.32%) VLAN
8 11 (10.38%) DNS
9 10 (9.43%) Reverse Proxy
9 10 (9.43%) Network Security
9 10 (9.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (8.49%) IP Telephony
10 9 (8.49%) MPLS
10 9 (8.49%) TCP/IP
11 7 (6.60%) Internet
11 7 (6.60%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (6.60%) FCoE
12 6 (5.66%) Unified Communications
12 6 (5.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.83%) Finance
3 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (0.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (30.19%) Network Engineer
2 24 (22.64%) Analyst
3 10 (9.43%) Architect
4 9 (8.49%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.60%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.60%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Network Support
7 5 (4.72%) Network Architect
7 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) IT Support
8 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Consultant
9 3 (2.83%) Security Engineer
9 3 (2.83%) UNIX Engineer
9 3 (2.83%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Network Manager
9 3 (2.83%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Data Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) WAP
2 3 (2.83%) J2EE
3 2 (1.89%) JSP
4 1 (0.94%) ADSI
4 1 (0.94%) .NET
4 1 (0.94%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.72%) Clustering
2 4 (3.77%) PKI
3 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (1.89%) FMCG
3 2 (1.89%) Statistics
3 2 (1.89%) Grid Computing
3 2 (1.89%) Replication
4 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.94%) AS400
4 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.94%) iSeries
4 1 (0.94%) Celerra
4 1 (0.94%) Open Source
4 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 38 (35.85%) Windows
2 21 (19.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (13.21%) Linux
3 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (8.49%) Windows 7
6 7 (6.60%) UNIX
7 4 (3.77%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.83%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.83%) AIX
8 3 (2.83%) HPUX
8 3 (2.83%) Solaris
8 3 (2.83%) SUSE
9 2 (1.89%) CentOS
9 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.09%) ITIL
2 14 (13.21%) Migration
3 13 (12.26%) Network Management
4 10 (9.43%) Load Balancing
4 10 (9.43%) Network Design
5 4 (3.77%) Performance Management
5 4 (3.77%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (3.77%) Service Management
6 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.83%) Project Management
6 3 (2.83%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.83%) Validation
6 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (2.83%) Unit Testing
6 3 (2.83%) Application Performance Management
6 3 (2.83%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (2.83%) Procure-to-pay
6 3 (2.83%) High Availability
6 3 (2.83%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.77%) SQL
2 3 (2.83%) Perl
2 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
2 3 (2.83%) Korn
2 3 (2.83%) C-shell
2 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.94%) C
3 1 (0.94%) C#
3 1 (0.94%) Java
3 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (42.45%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (29.25%) CCNA
3 30 (28.30%) Security Cleared
4 28 (26.42%) CCNP
5 27 (25.47%) SC Cleared
6 11 (10.38%) DV Cleared
7 10 (9.43%) CCIE
8 4 (3.77%) CCSE
8 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.77%) MCSE
8 4 (3.77%) MCP
9 3 (2.83%) CCDP
9 3 (2.83%) CCIP
9 3 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.83%) CCSA
10 2 (1.89%) Degree
10 2 (1.89%) MCITP
11 1 (0.94%) CCDA
11 1 (0.94%) MCSA
11 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) JSP 440
1 2 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (19.81%) Active Directory
2 15 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.83%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.83%) Samba
4 3 (2.83%) KVM
4 3 (2.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.89%) vSphere
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.89%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.89%) NFS
6 1 (0.94%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (6.60%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.83%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.83%) SCCM
3 2 (1.89%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (1.89%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (1.89%) OVSD
3 2 (1.89%) OpenView
4 1 (0.94%) Foglight
4 1 (0.94%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.94%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (27.36%) CheckPoint
2 25 (23.58%) VMware
3 20 (18.87%) Juniper
4 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
4 19 (17.92%) F5
5 18 (16.98%) HP
6 16 (15.09%) Citrix
6 16 (15.09%) Blue Coat
7 9 (8.49%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.77%) NetApp
8 4 (3.77%) Nokia
8 4 (3.77%) Oracle
9 3 (2.83%) Sun
9 3 (2.83%) EMC
9 3 (2.83%) Veritas
9 3 (2.83%) Lotus
9 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.83%) McAfee
9 3 (2.83%) Altiris
9 3 (2.83%) PlateSpin
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