The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the East of England region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 42 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 121 135 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.23% 5.71% 5.50%
As % of the Vendors category 9.01% 12.24% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 67 80
Average daily rate
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£300 £255 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -27.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £189 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 12
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £16.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £35.40 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £22.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +5.95%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1343 1103 1380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.91% 46.64% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 489 634
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 133 129
Average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.15% -5.00%
Cisco
England

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 14 July 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 14 July 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 14 July 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 +15 29 £318 -6.61% 15
Cambridgeshire -13 28 £225 -7.21% 16
Bedfordshire -1 26 £300 +9.09% 20
Essex -8 25 £388 +19.23% 3
Suffolk -27 9 £260 +15.55%
Norfolk -21 5 £238 -6.86% 1
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 14 July 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.

1 112 (44.98%) Windows
2 102 (40.96%) Firewall
3 75 (30.12%) VMware
4 73 (29.32%) Cisco Certification
5 68 (27.31%) ITIL
6 65 (26.10%) Microsoft
7 63 (25.30%) Active Directory
8 53 (21.29%) HP
9 52 (20.88%) Cisco ASA
10 50 (20.08%) Citrix
11 49 (19.68%) CCNP
12 48 (19.28%) LAN
12 48 (19.28%) WAN
12 48 (19.28%) Network Security
13 42 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 42 (16.87%) CheckPoint
14 39 (15.66%) MS Exchange
14 39 (15.66%) Windows Server 2008
15 36 (14.46%) Windows 7
16 34 (13.65%) Exchange Server 2010
17 33 (13.25%) Wireless
18 32 (12.85%) Migration
18 32 (12.85%) DNS
19 31 (12.45%) Linux
19 31 (12.45%) CCNA
20 29 (11.65%) VPN
20 29 (11.65%) SAN
21 28 (11.24%) Windows Server 2003
22 27 (10.84%) SQL Server
22 27 (10.84%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 39 (15.66%) MS Exchange
2 34 (13.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (4.02%) IBM Notes
5 9 (3.61%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.01%) IIS
7 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.61%) Lync
8 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.20%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.20%) SAS
8 3 (1.20%) Apache
9 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (7.23%) MS Office
2 12 (4.82%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.80%) Summit
2 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 102 (40.96%) Firewall
2 52 (20.88%) Cisco ASA
3 48 (19.28%) Network Security
3 48 (19.28%) LAN
3 48 (19.28%) WAN
4 33 (13.25%) Wireless
5 32 (12.85%) DNS
6 29 (11.65%) VPN
6 29 (11.65%) SAN
7 24 (9.64%) TCP/IP
7 24 (9.64%) DHCP
8 22 (8.84%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (8.03%) VoIP
10 19 (7.63%) BGP
11 18 (7.23%) OSPF
12 17 (6.83%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (5.22%) MPLS
13 13 (5.22%) Internet
14 10 (4.02%) iSCSI
15 9 (3.61%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.41%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.40%) DB2
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.40%) MS Access
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.40%) Lombardi
2 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (10.84%) Finance
2 21 (8.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.61%) Publishing
4 3 (1.20%) Retail
5 2 (0.80%) Banking
5 2 (0.80%) Billing
6 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Marketing
6 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.40%) Automotive
6 1 (0.40%) Legal
6 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (22.09%) Analyst
2 52 (20.88%) Network Engineer
3 25 (10.04%) Support Engineer
3 25 (10.04%) Cisco Engineer
4 24 (9.64%) Consultant
5 21 (8.43%) Support Analyst
5 21 (8.43%) Security Engineer
6 19 (7.63%) Network Support
7 18 (7.23%) Network Security Engineer
8 17 (6.83%) Technical Analyst
9 16 (6.43%) Service Analyst
9 16 (6.43%) Cisco Support
10 15 (6.02%) Architect
10 15 (6.02%) Service Desk Analyst
11 14 (5.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 14 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support
12 12 (4.82%) Network Consultant
12 12 (4.82%) Network Specialist
13 10 (4.02%) 1st Line Support
13 10 (4.02%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.20%) .NET
1 3 (1.20%) XMPP
2 2 (0.80%) .NET Framework
2 2 (0.80%) J2EE
3 1 (0.40%) Middleware
3 1 (0.40%) VXML
3 1 (0.40%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.40%) JTAPI
3 1 (0.40%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.42%) Blackberry
2 7 (2.81%) Thin Client
2 7 (2.81%) iPhone
2 7 (2.81%) Fat Client
3 5 (2.01%) Clustering
4 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.61%) CCTV
4 4 (1.61%) Statistics
4 4 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.20%) Kindle
5 3 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.20%) Open Source
6 2 (0.80%) EqualLogic
6 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.80%) CLARiiON
6 2 (0.80%) PKI
6 2 (0.80%) IVR
6 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.40%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 112 (44.98%) Windows
2 39 (15.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (14.46%) Windows 7
4 31 (12.45%) Linux
5 28 (11.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (5.22%) Windows XP
7 11 (4.42%) UNIX
8 7 (2.81%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.01%) Solaris
10 2 (0.80%) AIX
10 2 (0.80%) HPUX
10 2 (0.80%) Android
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.40%) SUSE
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (27.31%) ITIL
2 32 (12.85%) Migration
3 17 (6.83%) Incident Management
4 15 (6.02%) Network Management
4 15 (6.02%) Change Control
5 13 (5.22%) Network Design
6 12 (4.82%) PRINCE2
7 11 (4.42%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (4.02%) Project Management
8 10 (4.02%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.21%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (2.81%) Change Management
11 6 (2.41%) Service Management
11 6 (2.41%) E-Commerce
11 6 (2.41%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (2.41%) Time Management
12 5 (2.01%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (2.01%) Information Security
13 4 (1.61%) Load Balancing
13 4 (1.61%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.22%) SQL
2 5 (2.01%) Java
3 4 (1.61%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.80%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.80%) C
5 1 (0.40%) COBOL
5 1 (0.40%) Perl
5 1 (0.40%) VB
5 1 (0.40%) VBA
5 1 (0.40%) Python
5 1 (0.40%) Tcl
5 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.40%) JCL
Qualifications
1 73 (29.32%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (19.68%) CCNP
3 31 (12.45%) CCNA
4 21 (8.43%) Security Cleared
5 19 (7.63%) MCSE
5 19 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (5.62%) CCDP
7 13 (5.22%) SC Cleared
7 13 (5.22%) CCSE
8 11 (4.42%) CCSA
8 11 (4.42%) MCP
9 10 (4.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (3.21%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (2.81%) A+ Certification
12 6 (2.41%) CCIE
12 6 (2.41%) MCITP
12 6 (2.41%) Degree
13 3 (1.20%) MCDST
13 3 (1.20%) CCVP
13 3 (1.20%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.21%) SLA
2 5 (2.01%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.20%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (25.30%) Active Directory
2 42 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (10.84%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.02%) XenApp
5 5 (2.01%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.01%) vSphere
6 4 (1.61%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.20%) Xen
7 3 (1.20%) XenServer
7 3 (1.20%) NFS
7 3 (1.20%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.80%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.80%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.80%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.40%) VMFS
9 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.40%) RACF
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (9.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (4.82%) SCCM
3 9 (3.61%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (2.81%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.61%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.61%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.61%) ARCserve
5 4 (1.61%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.20%) HP SIM
6 3 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.80%) WSUS
7 2 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.80%) SCOM
7 2 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.40%) OPNET
Vendors
1 75 (30.12%) VMware
2 65 (26.10%) Microsoft
3 53 (21.29%) HP
4 50 (20.08%) Citrix
5 42 (16.87%) CheckPoint
6 24 (9.64%) Juniper
7 21 (8.43%) F5
8 19 (7.63%) McAfee
9 16 (6.43%) NetApp
10 15 (6.02%) Oracle
11 14 (5.62%) Dell
11 14 (5.62%) Symantec
12 13 (5.22%) EMC
13 10 (4.02%) Lotus
14 9 (3.61%) Adobe
14 9 (3.61%) SolarWinds
15 8 (3.21%) Altiris
16 7 (2.81%) Remedy
16 7 (2.81%) Infoblox
16 7 (2.81%) IBM
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Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
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Rate: NEG
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Rate: NEG
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Cambridge
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