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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 41 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 112 102 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.95% 4.19% 4.13%
As % of the Vendors category 8.41% 9.23% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 53 61
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.78% +7.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £443 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £342 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.20 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.34% +54.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.33 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £26.50 £22.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
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
1331 1105 1319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.98% 45.38% 46.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 562 638
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £138 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 149 164
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +17 42 £400 +14.28% 23
Essex -8 22 £257 -34.10% 7
Suffolk +3 14 £375 +36.36% 1
Cambridgeshire -18 13 £153 -41.90% 9
Bedfordshire -10 12 £248 -40.00% 8
Norfolk +4 9 £180 -19.10% 1
East Anglia - - - - 1
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 101 (39.76%) Windows
2 92 (36.22%) Firewall
3 77 (30.31%) ITIL
4 74 (29.13%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (27.17%) Microsoft
6 58 (22.83%) LAN
7 57 (22.44%) WAN
8 56 (22.05%) VMware
9 43 (16.93%) CCNP
10 42 (16.54%) CheckPoint
11 39 (15.35%) CCNA
11 39 (15.35%) Active Directory
11 39 (15.35%) Citrix
12 38 (14.96%) HP
12 38 (14.96%) Windows Server 2008
13 36 (14.17%) VPN
14 34 (13.39%) Security Cleared
15 33 (12.99%) VLAN
16 30 (11.81%) Network Security
17 29 (11.42%) VoIP
18 28 (11.02%) SQL
18 28 (11.02%) Wireless
19 27 (10.63%) TCP/IP
20 26 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (10.24%) SC Cleared
21 24 (9.45%) F5
21 24 (9.45%) McAfee
22 22 (8.66%) SAN
22 22 (8.66%) SQL Server
22 22 (8.66%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 22 (8.66%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (3.94%) IBM Notes
4 9 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.18%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.18%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.79%) Lync
7 2 (0.79%) IIS
7 2 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.39%) SAS
8 1 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 18 (7.09%) MS Office
2 14 (5.51%) MS Excel
3 13 (5.12%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.18%) MS Project
4 3 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Summit
2 2 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.39%) PaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Office 365
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (36.22%) Firewall
2 58 (22.83%) LAN
3 57 (22.44%) WAN
4 36 (14.17%) VPN
5 33 (12.99%) VLAN
6 30 (11.81%) Network Security
7 29 (11.42%) VoIP
8 28 (11.02%) Wireless
9 27 (10.63%) TCP/IP
10 22 (8.66%) SAN
10 22 (8.66%) DNS
11 21 (8.27%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (7.87%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (6.30%) DHCP
14 14 (5.51%) IP Telephony
15 12 (4.72%) MPLS
16 11 (4.33%) BGP
17 9 (3.54%) Internet
17 9 (3.54%) IPsec
18 8 (3.15%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.18%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.39%) MS Access
5 1 (0.39%) MySQL
5 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (7.09%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.12%) Finance
3 4 (1.57%) Banking
4 3 (1.18%) Legal
4 3 (1.18%) Games
4 3 (1.18%) German Language
5 2 (0.79%) Retail
5 2 (0.79%) Billing
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Publishing
6 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Local Government
6 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (27.56%) Network Engineer
2 30 (11.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (11.02%) Analyst
4 24 (9.45%) Support Engineer
5 15 (5.91%) Cisco Engineer
6 13 (5.12%) Architect
6 13 (5.12%) Project Manager
7 12 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (4.72%) Network Support
8 11 (4.33%) Security Engineer
8 11 (4.33%) Network Security Engineer
8 11 (4.33%) Support Analyst
9 10 (3.94%) 1st Line Support
9 10 (3.94%) Security Specialist
10 9 (3.54%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (3.54%) Network Architect
10 9 (3.54%) Service Analyst
10 9 (3.54%) Consultant
10 9 (3.54%) Senior Architect
10 9 (3.54%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.18%) Middleware
1 3 (1.18%) CSS
1 3 (1.18%) SOAP
1 3 (1.18%) HTML
1 3 (1.18%) REST
2 2 (0.79%) .NET
3 1 (0.39%) CGI
3 1 (0.39%) WAP
3 1 (0.39%) Web Services
3 1 (0.39%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.39%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (0.39%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.39%) XMPP
3 1 (0.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.91%) Kindle
2 10 (3.94%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.54%) PKI
4 6 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.97%) CLARiiON
5 5 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (1.97%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.57%) Statistics
6 4 (1.57%) Replication
7 3 (1.18%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.18%) Clustering
7 3 (1.18%) Online Games
7 3 (1.18%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.79%) iPhone
8 2 (0.79%) CCTV
8 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.79%) Handset
8 2 (0.79%) NHS
9 1 (0.39%) e-Health
9 1 (0.39%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 101 (39.76%) Windows
2 38 (14.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (6.69%) Linux
3 17 (6.69%) Windows 7
4 15 (5.91%) Windows XP
4 15 (5.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (5.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.54%) UNIX
6 9 (3.54%) Solaris
7 8 (3.15%) Windows 8
8 6 (2.36%) Android
9 5 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.79%) CentOS
10 2 (0.79%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.79%) Debian
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (30.31%) ITIL
2 19 (7.48%) Load Balancing
3 17 (6.69%) Migration
4 16 (6.30%) Network Management
5 14 (5.51%) Incident Management
5 14 (5.51%) PRINCE2
6 13 (5.12%) Network Design
7 12 (4.72%) Project Management
7 12 (4.72%) Service Delivery
7 12 (4.72%) Information Security
8 11 (4.33%) Change Control
8 11 (4.33%) Coaching
9 9 (3.54%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (3.54%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (3.15%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (2.36%) Test Strategy
11 6 (2.36%) Time Management
11 6 (2.36%) Resource Management
11 6 (2.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (2.36%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.02%) SQL
2 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.79%) Perl
2 2 (0.79%) PHP
2 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
2 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
2 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
2 2 (0.79%) C#
2 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.39%) Tcl
3 1 (0.39%) Python
3 1 (0.39%) VBA
3 1 (0.39%) VBScript
3 1 (0.39%) Java
3 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 74 (29.13%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (16.93%) CCNP
3 39 (15.35%) CCNA
4 34 (13.39%) Security Cleared
5 26 (10.24%) SC Cleared
6 14 (5.51%) CCDP
7 13 (5.12%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (4.72%) Check Point Certification
9 11 (4.33%) CCIE
10 10 (3.94%) CCSA
10 10 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (3.54%) MCSE
11 9 (3.54%) CCSE
12 8 (3.15%) Degree
12 8 (3.15%) MCP
13 5 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.57%) MCDST
15 3 (1.18%) CCIP
16 2 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.91%) ISO 9001
2 13 (5.12%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 39 (15.35%) Active Directory
2 26 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.91%) XenServer
4 14 (5.51%) vSphere
5 7 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.36%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.57%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.57%) NFS
8 3 (1.18%) vCloud
9 2 (0.79%) Snort
10 1 (0.39%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.39%) Firmware
10 1 (0.39%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.39%) Xen
10 1 (0.39%) Nmap
10 1 (0.39%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.15%) SCOM
2 5 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.97%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (1.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.57%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (1.57%) SCCM
3 4 (1.57%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (1.18%) WSUS
4 3 (1.18%) Nessus
4 3 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.18%) Puppet
5 2 (0.79%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.79%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.39%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.39%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 69 (27.17%) Microsoft
2 56 (22.05%) VMware
3 42 (16.54%) CheckPoint
4 39 (15.35%) Citrix
5 38 (14.96%) HP
6 24 (9.45%) F5
6 24 (9.45%) McAfee
7 20 (7.87%) Oracle
7 20 (7.87%) NetApp
8 17 (6.69%) Dell
8 17 (6.69%) SolarWinds
9 15 (5.91%) Symantec
9 15 (5.91%) WatchGuard
10 13 (5.12%) EMC
10 13 (5.12%) Juniper
11 11 (4.33%) Lotus
12 10 (3.94%) Adobe
13 9 (3.54%) Splunk
14 7 (2.76%) Sophos
15 6 (2.36%) Riverbed
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