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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 28 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 163 127 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.91% 4.27% 4.41%
As % of the Vendors category 11.76% 8.90% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 71 43
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£310 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% -6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.85 £36.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -15.00%
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
1386 1427 972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.25% 48.03% 44.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 695 443
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 116 132
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Hertfordshire +17 52 £375 +25.00% 25
Essex +8 39 £260 -33.24% 8
Cambridgeshire +2 38 £313 +25.62% 5
Bedfordshire +3 18 £400 +25.49% 9
Norfolk +5 13 £250 +5.26% 1
Suffolk +6 9 £250 - 1
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 108 (39.13%) Firewall
2 104 (37.68%) Windows
3 90 (32.61%) VMware
4 85 (30.80%) Cisco Certification
5 76 (27.54%) Microsoft
6 71 (25.72%) Active Directory
7 70 (25.36%) ITIL
8 63 (22.83%) HP
9 56 (20.29%) Citrix
9 56 (20.29%) Wireless
10 54 (19.57%) CCNP
10 54 (19.57%) Cisco ASA
11 50 (18.12%) LAN
12 48 (17.39%) WAN
12 48 (17.39%) F5
13 45 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 45 (16.30%) MS Exchange
14 42 (15.22%) CCNA
15 41 (14.86%) NetApp
16 40 (14.49%) SAN
17 37 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
18 35 (12.68%) CheckPoint
19 33 (11.96%) Juniper
20 30 (10.87%) DNS
20 30 (10.87%) Linux
20 30 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
21 29 (10.51%) IP Telephony
21 29 (10.51%) MS Office
21 29 (10.51%) TCP/IP
22 27 (9.78%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (16.30%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (4.71%) IBM Notes
4 13 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.26%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.81%) IIS
8 4 (1.45%) Apache
8 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.72%) Lync
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.36%) Confluence
10 1 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (10.51%) MS Office
2 10 (3.62%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) TeleForm
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.81%) Office 365
2 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 108 (39.13%) Firewall
2 56 (20.29%) Wireless
3 54 (19.57%) Cisco ASA
4 50 (18.12%) LAN
5 48 (17.39%) WAN
6 40 (14.49%) SAN
7 30 (10.87%) DNS
7 30 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
8 29 (10.51%) IP Telephony
8 29 (10.51%) TCP/IP
9 26 (9.42%) VoIP
9 26 (9.42%) DHCP
10 25 (9.06%) Network Security
11 23 (8.33%) VPN
11 23 (8.33%) VLAN
11 23 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
12 18 (6.52%) OSPF
13 16 (5.80%) Internet
14 14 (5.07%) MPLS
14 14 (5.07%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.09%) EDMS
5 2 (0.72%) SQLBase
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (2.54%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.36%) Gerrit
2 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.36%) JIRA
2 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (9.78%) Finance
2 12 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.45%) Banking
4 3 (1.09%) Local Government
4 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.36%) Retail
5 1 (0.36%) Billing
5 1 (0.36%) Law
5 1 (0.36%) Legal
5 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (20.29%) Network Engineer
2 53 (19.20%) Analyst
3 28 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (9.42%) Consultant
4 26 (9.42%) Support Engineer
5 20 (7.25%) Support Analyst
6 19 (6.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 18 (6.52%) 1st Line Support
7 18 (6.52%) Architect
8 16 (5.80%) Cisco Engineer
9 14 (5.07%) Network Architect
9 14 (5.07%) Desktop Support
9 14 (5.07%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (4.71%) Service Analyst
10 13 (4.71%) Service Desk Analyst
11 12 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 11 (3.99%) Network Consultant
12 11 (3.99%) Network Specialist
13 10 (3.62%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.26%) Middleware
2 4 (1.45%) Web Services
3 3 (1.09%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.72%) .NET
4 2 (0.72%) XMPP
5 1 (0.36%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.26%) CLARiiON
2 7 (2.54%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.81%) Symmetrix DMX
3 5 (1.81%) Fat Client
3 5 (1.81%) Celerra
3 5 (1.81%) EMC Centera
3 5 (1.81%) Thin Client
3 5 (1.81%) NHS
3 5 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.45%) Replication
4 4 (1.45%) Symmetrix
4 4 (1.45%) Clustering
4 4 (1.45%) PKI
4 4 (1.45%) iPhone
5 3 (1.09%) iPad
5 3 (1.09%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.72%) IVR
6 2 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 104 (37.68%) Windows
2 45 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (10.87%) Linux
5 26 (9.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 15 (5.43%) Solaris
8 14 (5.07%) UNIX
8 14 (5.07%) Windows XP
9 11 (3.99%) Android
10 9 (3.26%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.45%) Debian
12 4 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.72%) VMS
13 2 (0.72%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.36%) CentOS
14 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.36%) SUSE
14 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.36%) ITIL
2 22 (7.97%) Project Management
3 18 (6.52%) Service Delivery
4 17 (6.16%) Incident Management
5 16 (5.80%) Network Management
6 14 (5.07%) Change Management
7 13 (4.71%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (4.35%) Load Balancing
8 12 (4.35%) Network Design
9 9 (3.26%) Migration
10 8 (2.90%) Change Control
11 6 (2.17%) Time Management
12 5 (1.81%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (1.81%) SIEM
12 5 (1.81%) Problem Management
12 5 (1.81%) Risk Management
12 5 (1.81%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (1.81%) PRINCE2
13 4 (1.45%) Kalman Filter
13 4 (1.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.07%) SQL
2 7 (2.54%) PowerShell
2 7 (2.54%) Python
3 5 (1.81%) C
4 4 (1.45%) Perl
5 3 (1.09%) Bourne shell
5 3 (1.09%) C-shell
5 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.36%) R
6 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.36%) Korn
6 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 85 (30.80%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (19.57%) CCNP
3 42 (15.22%) CCNA
4 22 (7.97%) Security Cleared
5 16 (5.80%) CCIE
6 14 (5.07%) MCP
7 12 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 12 (4.35%) CCDP
8 10 (3.62%) Degree
8 10 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (3.62%) MCSE
9 7 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (2.17%) CCSP
10 6 (2.17%) HP ASE
11 5 (1.81%) CCSE
11 5 (1.81%) JNCIP
11 5 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.45%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.80%) SLA
2 4 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) TickIT
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 71 (25.72%) Active Directory
2 27 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.33%) vSphere
3 23 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.07%) XenApp
5 7 (2.54%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.81%) ProxySG
7 3 (1.09%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.09%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.72%) Snort
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.72%) Xen
9 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.36%) vCloud
9 1 (0.36%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.36%) Firmware
9 1 (0.36%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (3.99%) SCCM
2 9 (3.26%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (1.81%) SCOM
3 5 (1.81%) Cisco IPCC
3 5 (1.81%) ARCserve
4 4 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (1.45%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.09%) WSUS
5 3 (1.09%) Nessus
6 2 (0.72%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.72%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.72%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.36%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 90 (32.61%) VMware
2 76 (27.54%) Microsoft
3 63 (22.83%) HP
4 56 (20.29%) Citrix
5 48 (17.39%) F5
6 41 (14.86%) NetApp
7 35 (12.68%) CheckPoint
8 33 (11.96%) Juniper
9 24 (8.70%) EMC
10 23 (8.33%) Oracle
11 21 (7.61%) McAfee
12 18 (6.52%) Symantec
13 17 (6.16%) Adobe
14 15 (5.43%) SolarWinds
15 14 (5.07%) Dell
16 13 (4.71%) Lotus
17 11 (3.99%) Red Hat
17 11 (3.99%) Brocade
18 10 (3.62%) Blue Coat
18 10 (3.62%) Sophos
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