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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 41 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 136 136 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.30% 5.71% 6.34%
As % of the Vendors category 9.65% 12.32% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 52 100
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.26% -20.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £185 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £404 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £20.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% +8.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.25 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £36.00 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -3.37%
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
1409 1104 1476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 44.53% 46.37% 47.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 492 674
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £490 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 113 134
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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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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
Cambridgeshire +10 40 £258 -6.36% 14
Hertfordshire +1 38 £400 +14.28% 28
Bedfordshire -7 27 £306 +11.36% 9
Essex -20 23 £350 +3.32% 2
Suffolk -23 6 £250 -1.96% 1
Norfolk -29 2 - - 1
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 114 (44.88%) Windows
2 104 (40.94%) Firewall
3 77 (30.31%) Cisco Certification
4 75 (29.53%) ITIL
5 64 (25.20%) VMware
6 61 (24.02%) Microsoft
7 59 (23.23%) LAN
8 57 (22.44%) WAN
9 55 (21.65%) Active Directory
10 52 (20.47%) CCNP
11 48 (18.90%) Citrix
12 47 (18.50%) HP
13 46 (18.11%) Network Security
14 44 (17.32%) Cisco ASA
14 44 (17.32%) CheckPoint
15 43 (16.93%) Windows Server 2008
16 42 (16.54%) VMware Infrastructure
17 39 (15.35%) DNS
18 37 (14.57%) VPN
19 36 (14.17%) CCNA
20 35 (13.78%) Windows 7
21 34 (13.39%) TCP/IP
21 34 (13.39%) Wireless
22 31 (12.20%) Linux
23 30 (11.81%) VoIP
23 30 (11.81%) MS Exchange
24 29 (11.42%) DHCP
25 28 (11.02%) Security Cleared
26 26 (10.24%) SAN
26 26 (10.24%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 30 (11.81%) MS Exchange
2 25 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (4.33%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.15%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.18%) Apache
6 3 (1.18%) IIS
6 3 (1.18%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.79%) Lync
7 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.79%) SAS
7 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.39%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (5.91%) MS Office
2 13 (5.12%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.79%) Summit
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.18%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 104 (40.94%) Firewall
2 59 (23.23%) LAN
3 57 (22.44%) WAN
4 46 (18.11%) Network Security
5 44 (17.32%) Cisco ASA
6 39 (15.35%) DNS
7 37 (14.57%) VPN
8 34 (13.39%) TCP/IP
8 34 (13.39%) Wireless
9 30 (11.81%) VoIP
10 29 (11.42%) DHCP
11 26 (10.24%) SAN
12 22 (8.66%) VLAN
13 16 (6.30%) BGP
14 15 (5.91%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (5.91%) OSPF
15 14 (5.51%) Internet
16 13 (5.12%) MPLS
16 13 (5.12%) Cisco IOS
17 10 (3.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.36%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.39%) MySQL
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.39%) DB2
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.39%) Lombardi
General
1 16 (6.30%) Telecoms
1 16 (6.30%) Finance
2 4 (1.57%) Publishing
3 3 (1.18%) Retail
4 2 (0.79%) Billing
4 2 (0.79%) Banking
5 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.39%) German Language
5 1 (0.39%) Automotive
5 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (26.38%) Network Engineer
2 46 (18.11%) Analyst
3 29 (11.42%) Cisco Engineer
4 28 (11.02%) Support Engineer
5 21 (8.27%) Security Engineer
6 20 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (7.48%) Network Support
7 19 (7.48%) Network Security Engineer
7 19 (7.48%) Support Analyst
8 16 (6.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 14 (5.51%) Cisco Support
10 13 (5.12%) Service Analyst
10 13 (5.12%) Consultant
11 12 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (4.72%) Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (4.33%) Architect
12 11 (4.33%) Project Manager
13 10 (3.94%) Network Consultant
13 10 (3.94%) Security Analyst
13 10 (3.94%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.97%) .NET
2 3 (1.18%) XMPP
3 2 (0.79%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.79%) HTML
3 2 (0.79%) J2EE
3 2 (0.79%) CSS
4 1 (0.39%) Middleware
4 1 (0.39%) VXML
4 1 (0.39%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.39%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.72%) Kindle
2 10 (3.94%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.15%) PKI
4 7 (2.76%) Thin Client
4 7 (2.76%) Fat Client
5 5 (1.97%) iPhone
6 4 (1.57%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.57%) CCTV
6 4 (1.57%) Statistics
6 4 (1.57%) Clustering
7 3 (1.18%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.18%) Open Source
8 2 (0.79%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.79%) IVR
9 1 (0.39%) e-Health
9 1 (0.39%) Economics
9 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 114 (44.88%) Windows
2 43 (16.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (13.78%) Windows 7
4 31 (12.20%) Linux
5 22 (8.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (5.91%) UNIX
7 12 (4.72%) Windows XP
8 10 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.76%) Solaris
10 4 (1.57%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.79%) Android
11 2 (0.79%) AIX
11 2 (0.79%) HPUX
12 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.39%) SUSE
12 1 (0.39%) Debian
12 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (29.53%) ITIL
2 25 (9.84%) Migration
3 19 (7.48%) Network Management
4 18 (7.09%) Change Control
5 17 (6.69%) PRINCE2
6 14 (5.51%) Incident Management
7 12 (4.72%) Network Design
8 11 (4.33%) Load Balancing
8 11 (4.33%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (3.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (3.15%) Time Management
10 8 (3.15%) Project Management
11 7 (2.76%) E-Commerce
11 7 (2.76%) Service Delivery
12 6 (2.36%) Service Management
12 6 (2.36%) Asset Management
13 5 (1.97%) Information Security
13 5 (1.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 5 (1.97%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (1.97%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.24%) SQL
2 5 (1.97%) Java
2 5 (1.97%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.79%) C#
4 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
4 2 (0.79%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.79%) Perl
4 2 (0.79%) PHP
4 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.39%) VBScript
5 1 (0.39%) VB
5 1 (0.39%) VBA
5 1 (0.39%) Python
5 1 (0.39%) Tcl
5 1 (0.39%) COBOL
5 1 (0.39%) JCL
5 1 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 77 (30.31%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (20.47%) CCNP
3 36 (14.17%) CCNA
4 28 (11.02%) Security Cleared
5 19 (7.48%) SC Cleared
6 17 (6.69%) MCSE
6 17 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (5.91%) CCSE
8 13 (5.12%) CCDP
9 12 (4.72%) CCSA
10 9 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (3.54%) MCP
10 9 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.76%) Degree
11 7 (2.76%) CCIE
12 5 (1.97%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (1.97%) MCDST
13 4 (1.57%) A+ Certification
13 4 (1.57%) CCIP
14 3 (1.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.72%) ISO 9001
2 10 (3.94%) SLA
3 4 (1.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (21.65%) Active Directory
2 42 (16.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.87%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.72%) XenServer
5 10 (3.94%) vSphere
6 5 (1.97%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.57%) NFS
8 3 (1.18%) XenApp
8 3 (1.18%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.18%) Xen
8 3 (1.18%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.79%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.79%) VMFS
9 2 (0.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.39%) RACF
10 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (9.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (3.54%) SCCM
3 8 (3.15%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.57%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (1.57%) ARCserve
6 3 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.18%) HP SIM
6 3 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.79%) SCOM
7 2 (0.79%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.79%) WSUS
8 1 (0.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.39%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.39%) OPNET
8 1 (0.39%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 64 (25.20%) VMware
2 61 (24.02%) Microsoft
3 48 (18.90%) Citrix
4 47 (18.50%) HP
5 44 (17.32%) CheckPoint
6 21 (8.27%) Oracle
7 18 (7.09%) F5
8 16 (6.30%) McAfee
8 16 (6.30%) Juniper
9 14 (5.51%) EMC
9 14 (5.51%) WatchGuard
10 13 (5.12%) Dell
11 12 (4.72%) Symantec
11 12 (4.72%) SolarWinds
12 8 (3.15%) Riverbed
12 8 (3.15%) Lotus
13 7 (2.76%) NetApp
13 7 (2.76%) Remedy
13 7 (2.76%) Adobe
13 7 (2.76%) Infoblox
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