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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 40 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 138 126 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.55% 5.32% 5.54%
As % of the Vendors category 10.13% 11.55% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 44 91
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£350 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £180 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £488 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 11
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £18.40 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £21.75 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -24.00%
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 of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1362 1091 1500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 44.95% 46.05% 47.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 492 672
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 130 143
Average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Hertfordshire -12 43 £400 +18.51% 21
Cambridgeshire +17 42 £240 -2.04% 10
Essex -25 19 £350 +30.84% 10
Bedfordshire -9 18 £300 +9.09% 6
Suffolk +5 10 £375 +13.20% 1
Norfolk -21 6 £165 -34.00% 1
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (45.97%) Windows
2 101 (40.73%) Firewall
3 76 (30.65%) ITIL
4 73 (29.44%) Cisco Certification
5 63 (25.40%) LAN
5 63 (25.40%) WAN
6 61 (24.60%) VMware
7 58 (23.39%) Microsoft
8 50 (20.16%) Active Directory
9 49 (19.76%) CCNP
10 45 (18.15%) Citrix
11 44 (17.74%) CheckPoint
12 43 (17.34%) HP
12 43 (17.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 42 (16.94%) Network Security
14 36 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
15 35 (14.11%) VPN
16 34 (13.71%) Cisco ASA
16 34 (13.71%) Windows 7
17 33 (13.31%) DNS
18 32 (12.90%) CCNA
19 31 (12.50%) TCP/IP
19 31 (12.50%) VoIP
19 31 (12.50%) Wireless
20 29 (11.69%) SAN
21 28 (11.29%) MS Exchange
21 28 (11.29%) Security Cleared
22 26 (10.48%) Linux
23 25 (10.08%) SQL
23 25 (10.08%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 28 (11.29%) MS Exchange
2 22 (8.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (4.03%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.61%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.21%) Apache
6 3 (1.21%) IIS
6 3 (1.21%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.81%) Lync
7 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.81%) SAS
8 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.44%) MS Office
3 10 (4.03%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.21%) Summit
3 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.21%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 101 (40.73%) Firewall
2 63 (25.40%) LAN
2 63 (25.40%) WAN
3 42 (16.94%) Network Security
4 35 (14.11%) VPN
5 34 (13.71%) Cisco ASA
6 33 (13.31%) DNS
7 31 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 31 (12.50%) VoIP
7 31 (12.50%) Wireless
8 29 (11.69%) SAN
9 25 (10.08%) DHCP
10 24 (9.68%) VLAN
11 12 (4.84%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (4.44%) MPLS
12 11 (4.44%) OSPF
12 11 (4.44%) BGP
13 10 (4.03%) Ethernet
13 10 (4.03%) Internet
14 8 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
4 7 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.40%) MS Access
7 1 (0.40%) MySQL
7 1 (0.40%) DB2
7 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.40%) Lombardi
General
1 18 (7.26%) Telecoms
2 16 (6.45%) Finance
3 4 (1.61%) Publishing
4 3 (1.21%) Banking
4 3 (1.21%) Retail
4 3 (1.21%) German Language
5 1 (0.40%) Automotive
5 1 (0.40%) Legal
5 1 (0.40%) Billing
5 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (25.40%) Network Engineer
2 39 (15.73%) Analyst
3 27 (10.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (10.48%) Support Engineer
5 22 (8.87%) Cisco Engineer
6 17 (6.85%) Network Security Engineer
6 17 (6.85%) Security Engineer
7 16 (6.45%) Support Analyst
8 13 (5.24%) Network Support
9 12 (4.84%) Consultant
10 11 (4.44%) Project Manager
10 11 (4.44%) Security Analyst
10 11 (4.44%) Network Analyst
11 10 (4.03%) Security Specialist
11 10 (4.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 10 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (3.63%) Technical Support
12 9 (3.63%) Architect
13 8 (3.23%) Cisco Support
13 8 (3.23%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.02%) .NET
2 3 (1.21%) HTML
2 3 (1.21%) CSS
3 2 (0.81%) XMPP
3 2 (0.81%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.81%) J2EE
4 1 (0.40%) VXML
4 1 (0.40%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.40%) Middleware
4 1 (0.40%) WAP
4 1 (0.40%) Web Services
4 1 (0.40%) jQuery
4 1 (0.40%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.40%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.05%) Kindle
2 10 (4.03%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.82%) PKI
5 6 (2.42%) CCTV
5 6 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.02%) CLARiiON
6 5 (2.02%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.02%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.61%) Statistics
7 4 (1.61%) Clustering
8 2 (0.81%) iPhone
8 2 (0.81%) Handset
8 2 (0.81%) IVR
9 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.40%) Replication
9 1 (0.40%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.40%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 114 (45.97%) Windows
2 43 (17.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (13.71%) Windows 7
4 26 (10.48%) Linux
5 23 (9.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (4.84%) Windows XP
8 9 (3.63%) UNIX
9 5 (2.02%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.61%) Solaris
11 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.81%) Android
11 2 (0.81%) Debian
12 1 (0.40%) SUSE
12 1 (0.40%) AIX
12 1 (0.40%) HPUX
12 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (30.65%) ITIL
2 18 (7.26%) Change Control
2 18 (7.26%) Migration
3 15 (6.05%) PRINCE2
3 15 (6.05%) Network Management
4 14 (5.65%) Load Balancing
5 13 (5.24%) Network Design
6 11 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (4.03%) Information Security
8 9 (3.63%) Project Management
8 9 (3.63%) Incident Management
9 8 (3.23%) Coaching
9 8 (3.23%) Service Management
10 7 (2.82%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (2.42%) Time Management
12 5 (2.02%) Asset Management
12 5 (2.02%) Network Architecture
12 5 (2.02%) Vulnerability Management
13 4 (1.61%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.08%) SQL
2 5 (2.02%) Java
2 5 (2.02%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.21%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.81%) C#
4 2 (0.81%) Perl
4 2 (0.81%) PHP
4 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.81%) VB.NET
4 2 (0.81%) VBA
4 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.40%) Tcl
5 1 (0.40%) JCL
5 1 (0.40%) Python
5 1 (0.40%) VBScript
5 1 (0.40%) VB
5 1 (0.40%) COBOL
5 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 73 (29.44%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (19.76%) CCNP
3 32 (12.90%) CCNA
4 28 (11.29%) Security Cleared
5 21 (8.47%) SC Cleared
6 15 (6.05%) MCSE
6 15 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (5.24%) CCDP
8 12 (4.84%) CCSE
8 12 (4.84%) CCSA
8 12 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (4.84%) CCIE
9 10 (4.03%) Check Point Certification
10 8 (3.23%) Degree
10 8 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (2.02%) CCIP
11 5 (2.02%) MCP
12 4 (1.61%) MCDST
13 3 (1.21%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.21%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.05%) ISO 9001
2 13 (5.24%) SLA
3 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (20.16%) Active Directory
2 36 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.85%) Hyper-V
4 15 (6.05%) XenServer
5 12 (4.84%) vSphere
6 6 (2.42%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.21%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.21%) VMware Server
7 3 (1.21%) Xen
7 3 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.81%) VMFS
9 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.40%) RACF
9 1 (0.40%) NFS
9 1 (0.40%) XenApp
9 1 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.40%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (8.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (2.82%) SCCM
2 7 (2.82%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (2.02%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (1.61%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (1.61%) ARCserve
5 3 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.21%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.21%) SCOM
5 3 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.21%) WSUS
5 3 (1.21%) HP SIM
5 3 (1.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.40%) OPNET
6 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 61 (24.60%) VMware
2 58 (23.39%) Microsoft
3 45 (18.15%) Citrix
4 44 (17.74%) CheckPoint
5 43 (17.34%) HP
6 22 (8.87%) Oracle
7 17 (6.85%) F5
8 16 (6.45%) WatchGuard
9 14 (5.65%) SolarWinds
9 14 (5.65%) EMC
10 13 (5.24%) Juniper
11 11 (4.44%) Dell
12 10 (4.03%) McAfee
13 9 (3.63%) NetApp
13 9 (3.63%) Remedy
13 9 (3.63%) Riverbed
14 7 (2.82%) BMC
14 7 (2.82%) Symantec
15 6 (2.42%) Sophos
16 5 (2.02%) CA
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