The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 37 48 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -25
Contract jobs citing Cisco 114 103 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.51% 4.01% 5.90%
As % of the Vendors category 8.87% 8.68% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 64 57
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£275 £313 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +35.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £468 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 10 17
Average hourly rate £23.13 £16.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -14.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.63 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £18.52 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.77% -11.83%
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 of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1285 1186 1044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.89% 46.22% 45.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 608 470
Average daily rate £400 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 93 128
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.25 £10.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.93 £42.50 £37.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Cisco
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Hertfordshire +21 39 £413 +10.00% 13
Cambridgeshire -18 23 £275 -4.34% 3
Essex +13 19 £257 -41.29% 11
Suffolk +9 17 £260 -5.45%
Norfolk +5 13 £475 +58.33%
Bedfordshire -12 3 £208 +3.75% 7
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 92 (41.07%) Windows
2 76 (33.93%) Firewall
3 73 (32.59%) Microsoft
4 69 (30.80%) VMware
5 60 (26.79%) ITIL
6 58 (25.89%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (20.09%) Active Directory
8 43 (19.20%) HP
8 43 (19.20%) Citrix
9 39 (17.41%) WAN
10 38 (16.96%) LAN
11 36 (16.07%) F5
12 34 (15.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (14.29%) CCNA
14 31 (13.84%) NetApp
14 31 (13.84%) Wireless
15 30 (13.39%) CCNP
16 29 (12.95%) MS Exchange
16 29 (12.95%) Cisco ASA
17 28 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (12.05%) SAN
18 27 (12.05%) CheckPoint
18 27 (12.05%) McAfee
19 26 (11.61%) MS Office
19 26 (11.61%) Linux
20 23 (10.27%) Oracle
21 22 (9.82%) Finance
21 22 (9.82%) Security Cleared
22 21 (9.38%) Service Delivery
22 21 (9.38%) SQL Server

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 29 (12.95%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (6.25%) IBM Notes
4 13 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (4.46%) WebLogic
6 8 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.34%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.34%) IIS
8 1 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.45%) Apache
8 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.45%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (11.61%) MS Office
2 12 (5.36%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.34%) MS Project
4 3 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.45%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) PaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) IaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 76 (33.93%) Firewall
2 39 (17.41%) WAN
3 38 (16.96%) LAN
4 31 (13.84%) Wireless
5 29 (12.95%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (12.05%) SAN
7 19 (8.48%) TCP/IP
7 19 (8.48%) VPN
7 19 (8.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (8.04%) Network Security
8 18 (8.04%) DNS
9 17 (7.59%) VLAN
10 15 (6.70%) IP Telephony
11 14 (6.25%) DHCP
12 13 (5.80%) Cisco IPT
13 12 (5.36%) VoIP
13 12 (5.36%) MPLS
14 11 (4.91%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (3.57%) BGP
16 7 (3.13%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.89%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.89%) EDMS
3 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.45%) SQLBase
4 1 (0.45%) MySQL
4 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.45%) MS Access
4 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (3.13%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (9.82%) Finance
2 10 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.79%) Legal
4 3 (1.34%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.34%) Games
4 3 (1.34%) Banking
5 2 (0.89%) Billing
5 2 (0.89%) German Language
6 1 (0.45%) Law
6 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 44 (19.64%) Network Engineer
2 37 (16.52%) Analyst
3 23 (10.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (8.93%) Support Engineer
5 18 (8.04%) Architect
6 17 (7.59%) Support Analyst
7 14 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
8 13 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (5.80%) Service Analyst
8 13 (5.80%) Network Architect
9 12 (5.36%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 12 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (4.91%) Project Manager
10 11 (4.91%) Desktop Support
10 11 (4.91%) Consultant
11 10 (4.46%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 10 (4.46%) Infrastructure Manager
12 9 (4.02%) 2nd Line Support
13 8 (3.57%) Security Specialist
13 8 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.46%) Middleware
2 3 (1.34%) SOAP
2 3 (1.34%) Web Services
2 3 (1.34%) REST
3 2 (0.89%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.89%) .NET
4 1 (0.45%) CSS
4 1 (0.45%) HTML
4 1 (0.45%) WAP
4 1 (0.45%) CGI
4 1 (0.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (0.45%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.23%) Blackberry
1 5 (2.23%) CLARiiON
1 5 (2.23%) Management Information System
2 4 (1.79%) Mainframe
2 4 (1.79%) iPhone
2 4 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.34%) Replication
3 3 (1.34%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (1.34%) iPad
3 3 (1.34%) Kindle
3 3 (1.34%) Symmetrix
3 3 (1.34%) EMC Centera
3 3 (1.34%) Clustering
3 3 (1.34%) PKI
3 3 (1.34%) Online Games
3 3 (1.34%) Celerra
3 3 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (0.89%) CCTV
4 2 (0.89%) Fat Client
4 2 (0.89%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 92 (41.07%) Windows
2 34 (15.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (11.61%) Linux
4 21 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (6.25%) Solaris
6 14 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 11 (4.91%) Windows 8
7 11 (4.91%) Windows XP
8 8 (3.57%) Android
9 7 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.34%) UNIX
11 2 (0.89%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.89%) CentOS
12 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.45%) VMS
12 1 (0.45%) Debian
12 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (26.79%) ITIL
2 21 (9.38%) Project Management
2 21 (9.38%) Service Delivery
3 18 (8.04%) Incident Management
4 14 (6.25%) Migration
5 12 (5.36%) Network Design
6 11 (4.91%) Information Security
6 11 (4.91%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (4.46%) Load Balancing
8 7 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (3.13%) Change Management
9 6 (2.68%) SIEM
9 6 (2.68%) Coaching
10 5 (2.23%) Cyber Security
10 5 (2.23%) Network Management
10 5 (2.23%) Network Load Balancing
11 4 (1.79%) Risk Management
11 4 (1.79%) Asset Management
11 4 (1.79%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.91%) SQL
2 5 (2.23%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.89%) Python
4 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.45%) VBA
4 1 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 58 (25.89%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (14.29%) CCNA
3 30 (13.39%) CCNP
4 22 (9.82%) Security Cleared
5 15 (6.70%) SC Cleared
6 14 (6.25%) MCP
7 11 (4.91%) CCIE
7 11 (4.91%) CCDP
7 11 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (4.46%) MCSE
9 9 (4.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (4.02%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (2.23%) Degree
12 3 (1.34%) CCSE
12 3 (1.34%) MCDST
12 3 (1.34%) VCP4
12 3 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.89%) CISSP
13 2 (0.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (1.34%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 45 (20.09%) Active Directory
2 28 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.04%) vSphere
4 13 (5.80%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.57%) XenApp
6 7 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.34%) vCloud
7 3 (1.34%) NFS
7 3 (1.34%) XenServer
7 3 (1.34%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.34%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.34%) ProxySG
7 3 (1.34%) Snort
8 2 (0.89%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.89%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.45%) Firmware
9 1 (0.45%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 10 (4.46%) BMC PATROL
2 9 (4.02%) SCCM
3 6 (2.68%) SCOM
3 6 (2.68%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.79%) Nessus
4 4 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.34%) Puppet
5 3 (1.34%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.89%) CORE IMPACT
6 2 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.89%) WSUS
6 2 (0.89%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.45%) OpenView
7 1 (0.45%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 73 (32.59%) Microsoft
2 69 (30.80%) VMware
3 43 (19.20%) HP
3 43 (19.20%) Citrix
4 36 (16.07%) F5
5 31 (13.84%) NetApp
6 27 (12.05%) CheckPoint
6 27 (12.05%) McAfee
7 23 (10.27%) Oracle
8 21 (9.38%) Symantec
8 21 (9.38%) EMC
9 18 (8.04%) Adobe
10 16 (7.14%) Dell
11 15 (6.70%) Lotus
11 15 (6.70%) Juniper
12 14 (6.25%) SolarWinds
13 13 (5.80%) BMC
14 12 (5.36%) Sophos
15 8 (3.57%) Blue Coat
15 8 (3.57%) Splunk
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