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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 33 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 75 56 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.78% 3.42% 3.93%
As % of the Vendors category 9.95% 7.91% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 30 36
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £245 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £337 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.85% +3.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.38% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -22.00%
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
754 708 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 48.06% 43.28% 48.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 340 303
Average daily rate £375 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £120 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 52 74
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
Nottinghamshire +3 23 £440 +46.66% 9
Northamptonshire +14 14 £400 +11.11% 2
Derbyshire +9 13 £325 -18.75% 5
Leicestershire +6 11 £350 +33.33% 2
Lincolnshire +8 3 £250 -33.33%
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 54 (42.19%) Windows
2 51 (39.84%) VMware
3 48 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 48 (37.50%) Firewall
4 36 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (25.78%) HP
6 31 (24.22%) Microsoft
7 30 (23.44%) CCNA
8 28 (21.88%) CheckPoint
8 28 (21.88%) WAN
8 28 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (21.09%) Wireless
10 26 (20.31%) ITIL
10 26 (20.31%) LAN
11 25 (19.53%) SAN
12 23 (17.97%) CCNP
13 22 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (16.41%) MS Exchange
14 21 (16.41%) Migration
15 19 (14.84%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (14.84%) Change Control
16 18 (14.06%) Blue Coat
16 18 (14.06%) Citrix
17 17 (13.28%) Windows 7
17 17 (13.28%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
18 16 (12.50%) CCIE
19 15 (11.72%) Network Security
20 14 (10.94%) Security Cleared
20 14 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 21 (16.41%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.47%) Apache
3 7 (5.47%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.91%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.13%) Lync
6 3 (2.34%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.78%) IIS
7 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.78%) Liferay
Applications
1 14 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS Project
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.78%) CATIA
3 1 (0.78%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.78%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.47%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.78%) IaaS
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (37.50%) Firewall
2 28 (21.88%) WAN
3 27 (21.09%) Wireless
4 26 (20.31%) LAN
5 25 (19.53%) SAN
6 16 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (11.72%) Network Security
8 12 (9.38%) NAS
8 12 (9.38%) Nortel Contivity
8 12 (9.38%) VPN
9 10 (7.81%) DNS
10 7 (5.47%) TCP/IP
10 7 (5.47%) DHCP
11 6 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (3.91%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (3.13%) Cisco ICM
13 4 (3.13%) LDAP
13 4 (3.13%) Kerberos
13 4 (3.13%) DMVPN
14 3 (2.34%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.25%) MySQL
2 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.78%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (5.47%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.91%) Retail
4 4 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (23.44%) Network Engineer
2 14 (10.94%) Support Engineer
3 13 (10.16%) Architect
4 10 (7.81%) Analyst
5 9 (7.03%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (5.47%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (5.47%) Consultant
7 7 (5.47%) Network Architect
8 6 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Designer
9 5 (3.91%) IT Support
9 5 (3.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Server Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) Storage Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) ADSI
2 3 (2.34%) VXML
2 3 (2.34%) LAMP
3 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.03%) NHS
2 7 (5.47%) Open Source
3 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.13%) PKI
3 4 (3.13%) Clustering
4 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.78%) EPoS
5 1 (0.78%) IVR
5 1 (0.78%) Firmware
5 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) Replication
5 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (42.19%) Windows
2 28 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (14.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (13.28%) Windows 7
4 17 (13.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.38%) Linux
6 10 (7.81%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.78%) AIX
8 1 (0.78%) UNIX
8 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.31%) ITIL
2 21 (16.41%) Migration
3 19 (14.84%) Change Control
4 12 (9.38%) Load Balancing
5 9 (7.03%) E-Commerce
6 7 (5.47%) Project Management
6 7 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.69%) Network Management
8 4 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (2.34%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (2.34%) Capacity Management
9 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (2.34%) Change Management
9 3 (2.34%) Contact Management
9 3 (2.34%) TOGAF
9 3 (2.34%) Cisco ICM Scripting
9 3 (2.34%) Security Architecture
10 2 (1.56%) Network Design
10 2 (1.56%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.47%) Java
1 7 (5.47%) SQL
2 1 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (23.44%) CCNA
3 23 (17.97%) CCNP
4 16 (12.50%) CCIE
5 14 (10.94%) Security Cleared
6 13 (10.16%) SC Cleared
7 9 (7.03%) Degree
8 2 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.56%) MCP
8 2 (1.56%) MCSE
8 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.78%) CCDP
9 1 (0.78%) ISEB
9 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.78%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 22 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.16%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (9.38%) ProxySG
5 11 (8.59%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.91%) XenApp
6 5 (3.91%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.91%) vSphere
7 2 (1.56%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.78%) BlackBerry Internet Service
8 1 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (4.69%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.13%) SCCM
3 3 (2.34%) SCOM
3 3 (2.34%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.34%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.78%) WSUS
4 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (39.84%) VMware
2 33 (25.78%) HP
3 31 (24.22%) Microsoft
4 28 (21.88%) CheckPoint
5 18 (14.06%) Blue Coat
5 18 (14.06%) Citrix
6 12 (9.38%) Nortel
7 11 (8.59%) Juniper
8 9 (7.03%) Oracle
9 7 (5.47%) Google
10 6 (4.69%) Avaya
11 5 (3.91%) NetApp
11 5 (3.91%) hybris
12 4 (3.13%) Dell
12 4 (3.13%) EMC
13 3 (2.34%) IBM
13 3 (2.34%) NetScout
14 2 (1.56%) LANDesk
14 2 (1.56%) F5
14 2 (1.56%) AlgoSec
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