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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 32 41 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 156 136 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.00% 4.34% 5.72%
As % of the Vendors category 11.07% 9.85% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 77 52
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +35.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £187 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £429 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 10
Average hourly rate £21.01 £27.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +26.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £29.10 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +2.32%
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
1409 1381 1103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.17% 44.02% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 784 488
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 139 115
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +14 55 £400 - 17
Cambridgeshire -10 37 £250 -2.91% 12
Essex -3 22 £388 +10.71% 5
Norfolk +28 18 £280 -
Suffolk +8 13 £300 +20.00% 3
Bedfordshire 0 13 £300 -2.04% 4
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 136 (42.11%) Firewall
2 109 (33.75%) Cisco Certification
3 108 (33.44%) Windows
4 93 (28.79%) VMware
5 82 (25.39%) Active Directory
6 79 (24.46%) ITIL
7 78 (24.15%) Microsoft
8 77 (23.84%) Cisco ASA
9 71 (21.98%) LAN
10 69 (21.36%) Citrix
11 65 (20.12%) HP
11 65 (20.12%) CCNP
12 64 (19.81%) CCNA
13 56 (17.34%) WAN
14 53 (16.41%) Wireless
15 48 (14.86%) DNS
16 45 (13.93%) Juniper
16 45 (13.93%) SAN
17 41 (12.69%) CheckPoint
17 41 (12.69%) MS Exchange
18 40 (12.38%) F5
19 39 (12.07%) Data Centre
20 38 (11.76%) DHCP
21 37 (11.46%) Windows Server 2003
21 37 (11.46%) Windows Server 2008
22 36 (11.15%) Cisco Nexus
22 36 (11.15%) VoIP
23 34 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
23 34 (10.53%) Windows 7
24 33 (10.22%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 41 (12.69%) MS Exchange
2 19 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (5.57%) SharePoint
4 15 (4.64%) IBM Notes
5 14 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.17%) IIS
8 4 (1.24%) Apache
8 4 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.24%) Lync
9 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.31%) CMS
10 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (8.36%) MS Office
2 14 (4.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.31%) TeleForm
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.41%) Office 365
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.62%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (42.11%) Firewall
2 77 (23.84%) Cisco ASA
3 71 (21.98%) LAN
4 56 (17.34%) WAN
5 53 (16.41%) Wireless
6 48 (14.86%) DNS
7 45 (13.93%) SAN
8 38 (11.76%) DHCP
9 36 (11.15%) VoIP
9 36 (11.15%) Cisco Nexus
10 32 (9.91%) IP Telephony
11 31 (9.60%) TCP/IP
12 25 (7.74%) VPN
13 24 (7.43%) VLAN
14 22 (6.81%) Wi-Fi
14 22 (6.81%) Network Security
15 20 (6.19%) Cisco IOS
16 19 (5.88%) OSPF
17 17 (5.26%) Internet
18 15 (4.64%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.31%) EDMS
5 1 (0.31%) SQLBase
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.31%) JIRA
3 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.31%) Gerrit
General
1 33 (10.22%) Finance
2 29 (8.98%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.55%) Local Government
4 4 (1.24%) Banking
5 3 (0.93%) Publishing
6 2 (0.62%) Legal
6 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.62%) Electronics
6 2 (0.62%) Marketing
7 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (22.91%) Network Engineer
2 54 (16.72%) Analyst
3 29 (8.98%) Consultant
4 24 (7.43%) Support Analyst
4 24 (7.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 20 (6.19%) Service Analyst
5 20 (6.19%) Support Engineer
5 20 (6.19%) Architect
5 20 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (6.19%) Service Desk Analyst
6 19 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
7 17 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
8 15 (4.64%) Senior Network Engineer
8 15 (4.64%) Network Specialist
9 14 (4.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 11 (3.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 11 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (3.41%) Administrator
11 10 (3.10%) Network Consultant
11 10 (3.10%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.17%) XMPP
2 6 (1.86%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.24%) Web Services
4 3 (0.93%) Middleware
5 2 (0.62%) .NET
6 1 (0.31%) COM
6 1 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.31%) Django
6 1 (0.31%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.07%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.33%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.10%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (3.10%) HP Storage
4 9 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.79%) NHS
5 8 (2.48%) Thin Client
5 8 (2.48%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.17%) Replication
6 7 (2.17%) CLARiiON
6 7 (2.17%) Clustering
7 6 (1.86%) PKI
7 6 (1.86%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.55%) CCTV
8 5 (1.55%) IVR
9 4 (1.24%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.93%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.62%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 108 (33.44%) Windows
2 37 (11.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 37 (11.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 32 (9.91%) Linux
5 31 (9.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 15 (4.64%) UNIX
8 11 (3.41%) Android
9 7 (2.17%) Data ONTAP
9 7 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.55%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.55%) Debian
11 4 (1.24%) Solaris
12 2 (0.62%) AIX
13 1 (0.31%) HPUX
13 1 (0.31%) VMS
13 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (24.46%) ITIL
2 22 (6.81%) Load Balancing
3 19 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 19 (5.88%) Change Management
4 18 (5.57%) Project Management
4 18 (5.57%) Incident Management
5 17 (5.26%) Network Management
6 15 (4.64%) Kalman Filter
6 15 (4.64%) Migration
7 12 (3.72%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (3.10%) Change Control
8 10 (3.10%) Asset Management
9 9 (2.79%) Network Design
9 9 (2.79%) PRINCE2
10 8 (2.48%) Service Management
10 8 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (2.48%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (2.48%) Time Management
11 7 (2.17%) SIEM
11 7 (2.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.95%) SQL
2 9 (2.79%) C
3 7 (2.17%) Python
4 5 (1.55%) Perl
5 3 (0.93%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.93%) Bourne shell
5 3 (0.93%) C-shell
5 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.31%) VBScript
7 1 (0.31%) Korn
Qualifications
1 109 (33.75%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (20.12%) CCNP
3 64 (19.81%) CCNA
4 23 (7.12%) Security Cleared
5 21 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (5.88%) CCIE
6 19 (5.88%) MCSE
7 17 (5.26%) Degree
8 16 (4.95%) MCP
9 13 (4.02%) SC Cleared
10 11 (3.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (2.17%) HP ASE
11 7 (2.17%) CISSP
11 7 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.86%) MCITP
12 6 (1.86%) CCSP
12 6 (1.86%) CCDP
13 5 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (1.55%) MCSA
13 5 (1.55%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.36%) SLA
2 8 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.31%) TickIT
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 82 (25.39%) Active Directory
2 34 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (8.05%) vSphere
4 24 (7.43%) Hyper-V
5 16 (4.95%) XenApp
6 12 (3.72%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.24%) ProxySG
8 4 (1.24%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.62%) Xen
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.31%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.31%) Snort
10 1 (0.31%) NFS
10 1 (0.31%) Firmware
10 1 (0.31%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (3.10%) ARCserve
2 9 (2.79%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (2.48%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (2.48%) SCCM
4 6 (1.86%) SCOM
5 4 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.24%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.24%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (0.93%) Cisco IPCC
6 3 (0.93%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (0.93%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.93%) Nessus
7 2 (0.62%) WSUS
7 2 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.62%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.62%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.62%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 93 (28.79%) VMware
2 78 (24.15%) Microsoft
3 69 (21.36%) Citrix
4 65 (20.12%) HP
5 45 (13.93%) Juniper
6 41 (12.69%) CheckPoint
7 40 (12.38%) F5
8 28 (8.67%) NetApp
9 23 (7.12%) McAfee
10 22 (6.81%) Symantec
10 22 (6.81%) Dell
11 19 (5.88%) Blue Coat
12 15 (4.64%) EMC
12 15 (4.64%) Adobe
12 15 (4.64%) Remedy
12 15 (4.64%) Lotus
12 15 (4.64%) Red Hat
13 14 (4.33%) Websense
14 13 (4.02%) Oracle
14 13 (4.02%) Brocade
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