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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 35 43 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing Cisco 149 126 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.88% 4.16% 5.64%
As % of the Vendors category 10.44% 9.45% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 67 65
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£315 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £195 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £27.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.36% +48.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £14.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £35.20 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +1.12%
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
1427 1334 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.73% 44.07% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 726 491
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 £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 147 121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.12 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.44% +6.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Cambridgeshire +6 42 £294 +26.34% 10
Hertfordshire +2 38 £400 +6.66% 10
Essex -2 32 £400 +2.56% 2
Norfolk +11 16 £310 - 1
Bedfordshire -3 11 £300 -4.00% 2
Suffolk +8 10 £300 +34.83% 1
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 131 (40.18%) Firewall
2 113 (34.66%) Cisco Certification
3 111 (34.05%) Windows
4 97 (29.75%) VMware
5 81 (24.85%) Active Directory
6 77 (23.62%) ITIL
6 77 (23.62%) Microsoft
7 72 (22.09%) Citrix
8 71 (21.78%) HP
9 69 (21.17%) CCNP
10 68 (20.86%) Cisco ASA
11 63 (19.33%) LAN
12 59 (18.10%) CCNA
13 57 (17.48%) WAN
14 55 (16.87%) Wireless
15 53 (16.26%) SAN
16 50 (15.34%) F5
17 48 (14.72%) MS Exchange
18 47 (14.42%) Windows Server 2008
19 46 (14.11%) Data Centre
20 44 (13.50%) Windows Server 2003
21 43 (13.19%) CheckPoint
21 43 (13.19%) DNS
22 41 (12.58%) Juniper
23 40 (12.27%) Windows Server 2012
24 39 (11.96%) TCP/IP
25 38 (11.66%) NetApp
26 37 (11.35%) DHCP
26 37 (11.35%) Cisco Nexus
26 37 (11.35%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 48 (14.72%) MS Exchange
2 20 (6.13%) SharePoint
3 19 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (3.99%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.84%) IIS
7 6 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.53%) Apache
9 4 (1.23%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.92%) Lync
11 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.31%) Confluence
11 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.31%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (9.82%) MS Office
2 10 (3.07%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.31%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.45%) Office 365
2 3 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 131 (40.18%) Firewall
2 68 (20.86%) Cisco ASA
3 63 (19.33%) LAN
4 57 (17.48%) WAN
5 55 (16.87%) Wireless
6 53 (16.26%) SAN
7 43 (13.19%) DNS
8 39 (11.96%) TCP/IP
9 37 (11.35%) DHCP
9 37 (11.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 35 (10.74%) VoIP
11 33 (10.12%) IP Telephony
12 28 (8.59%) Network Security
13 27 (8.28%) VPN
14 24 (7.36%) VLAN
15 18 (5.52%) Internet
15 18 (5.52%) OSPF
16 17 (5.21%) Cisco IPT
17 16 (4.91%) Cisco IOS
17 16 (4.91%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.12%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.68%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.92%) EDMS
5 2 (0.61%) SQLBase
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.61%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.31%) JIRA
2 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.31%) Gerrit
2 1 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (10.12%) Finance
2 25 (7.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.23%) Banking
3 4 (1.23%) Local Government
4 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.92%) Publishing
5 2 (0.61%) Legal
5 2 (0.61%) Electronics
5 2 (0.61%) Marketing
6 1 (0.31%) Retail
6 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 74 (22.70%) Network Engineer
2 54 (16.56%) Analyst
3 32 (9.82%) Consultant
4 25 (7.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 22 (6.75%) Support Analyst
5 22 (6.75%) Support Engineer
5 22 (6.75%) Architect
5 22 (6.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (5.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 18 (5.52%) 1st Line Support
7 16 (4.91%) Service Analyst
7 16 (4.91%) Service Desk Analyst
7 16 (4.91%) Senior Network Engineer
8 15 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (4.60%) Network Specialist
9 14 (4.29%) Desktop Support
10 13 (3.99%) Network Consultant
10 13 (3.99%) Network Architect
11 12 (3.68%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 11 (3.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.84%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.53%) Middleware
3 4 (1.23%) XMPP
3 4 (1.23%) Web Services
4 3 (0.92%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.61%) .NET
6 1 (0.31%) COM
6 1 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.11%) Data Centre
2 16 (4.91%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.68%) HP Storage
4 11 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.07%) CLARiiON
6 8 (2.45%) HP StoreVirtual
7 7 (2.15%) Thin Client
7 7 (2.15%) Replication
7 7 (2.15%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.84%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.84%) NHS
8 6 (1.84%) PKI
9 5 (1.53%) EMC Centera
9 5 (1.53%) Clustering
9 5 (1.53%) IVR
9 5 (1.53%) Symmetrix DMX
9 5 (1.53%) Celerra
10 4 (1.23%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 111 (34.05%) Windows
2 47 (14.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (13.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (12.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (10.43%) Linux
6 30 (9.20%) Windows 7
7 19 (5.83%) Windows XP
8 14 (4.29%) UNIX
9 13 (3.99%) Android
10 9 (2.76%) Windows 8
10 9 (2.76%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (2.15%) Solaris
11 7 (2.15%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (1.53%) Debian
13 4 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.61%) AIX
14 2 (0.61%) VMS
15 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.31%) HPUX
15 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.62%) ITIL
2 26 (7.98%) Project Management
3 20 (6.13%) Service Delivery
3 20 (6.13%) Change Management
4 18 (5.52%) Load Balancing
5 17 (5.21%) Incident Management
6 16 (4.91%) Migration
6 16 (4.91%) Network Management
7 15 (4.60%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (3.68%) Network Design
9 11 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (3.07%) Change Control
11 9 (2.76%) PRINCE2
12 8 (2.45%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (2.15%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (2.15%) SIEM
14 6 (1.84%) Network Monitoring
14 6 (1.84%) High Availability
14 6 (1.84%) Time Management
14 6 (1.84%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.91%) SQL
2 9 (2.76%) C
3 8 (2.45%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.45%) Python
4 5 (1.53%) Perl
5 3 (0.92%) Bourne shell
5 3 (0.92%) C-shell
5 3 (0.92%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.31%) R
7 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.31%) VBScript
7 1 (0.31%) Korn
Qualifications
1 113 (34.66%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (21.17%) CCNP
3 59 (18.10%) CCNA
4 22 (6.75%) CCIE
5 20 (6.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (5.52%) MCSE
6 18 (5.52%) Security Cleared
6 18 (5.52%) Degree
7 16 (4.91%) MCP
8 10 (3.07%) CCDP
8 10 (3.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 9 (2.76%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (2.15%) HP ASE
11 7 (2.15%) CISSP
11 7 (2.15%) CCSP
12 6 (1.84%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (1.53%) MCITP
13 5 (1.53%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.13%) SLA
2 7 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.31%) TickIT
System Software
1 81 (24.85%) Active Directory
2 37 (11.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (8.59%) Hyper-V
4 25 (7.67%) vSphere
5 21 (6.44%) XenApp
6 11 (3.37%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.84%) ProxySG
7 6 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.23%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.92%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.92%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.61%) Xen
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.31%) vCloud
11 1 (0.31%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.31%) Snort
11 1 (0.31%) NFS
11 1 (0.31%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (3.68%) SCCM
2 10 (3.07%) ARCserve
3 9 (2.76%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (1.84%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (1.53%) Cisco IPCC
5 5 (1.53%) SCOM
5 5 (1.53%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.23%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (1.23%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.23%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.92%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (0.92%) Nessus
7 3 (0.92%) WSUS
7 3 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.61%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.61%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 97 (29.75%) VMware
2 77 (23.62%) Microsoft
3 72 (22.09%) Citrix
4 71 (21.78%) HP
5 50 (15.34%) F5
6 43 (13.19%) CheckPoint
7 41 (12.58%) Juniper
8 38 (11.66%) NetApp
9 22 (6.75%) Dell
9 22 (6.75%) Symantec
10 20 (6.13%) EMC
11 19 (5.83%) McAfee
12 17 (5.21%) Oracle
13 16 (4.91%) Adobe
14 15 (4.60%) Blue Coat
15 14 (4.29%) Brocade
15 14 (4.29%) Red Hat
16 13 (3.99%) Lotus
16 13 (3.99%) SolarWinds
17 11 (3.37%) Fortinet
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