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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 23 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 170 118 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.42% 3.84% 4.19%
As % of the Vendors category 12.89% 8.08% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 66 33
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +24.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £11.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.00 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -10.00%
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
1319 1460 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.81% 47.51% 44.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 724 439
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 89 132
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +28 61 £375 +25.00% 19
Cambridgeshire +6 37 £275 +17.02% 5
Essex +8 34 £250 -37.50% 9
Norfolk +16 17 £275 -8.33% 1
Bedfordshire 0 15 £425 +28.30% 9
Suffolk +3 10 £350 +35.92% 2
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 107 (40.23%) Firewall
2 89 (33.46%) Windows
3 81 (30.45%) VMware
4 80 (30.08%) Cisco Certification
5 73 (27.44%) Microsoft
6 66 (24.81%) ITIL
7 56 (21.05%) Citrix
8 55 (20.68%) Active Directory
9 54 (20.30%) F5
10 53 (19.92%) Cisco ASA
10 53 (19.92%) HP
11 52 (19.55%) CCNP
12 50 (18.80%) WAN
13 49 (18.42%) LAN
14 48 (18.05%) Wireless
15 39 (14.66%) CCNA
15 39 (14.66%) Windows Server 2008
16 37 (13.91%) NetApp
17 35 (13.16%) MS Exchange
17 35 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
18 33 (12.41%) Juniper
18 33 (12.41%) CheckPoint
19 30 (11.28%) Finance
19 30 (11.28%) VMware Infrastructure
20 29 (10.90%) Linux
21 28 (10.53%) MS Office
21 28 (10.53%) TCP/IP
22 27 (10.15%) Windows Server 2003
23 26 (9.77%) SAN
23 26 (9.77%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 35 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (5.26%) IBM Notes
4 13 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (4.51%) WebLogic
6 9 (3.38%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.50%) IIS
7 4 (1.50%) Apache
8 2 (0.75%) Lync
9 1 (0.38%) Confluence
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (10.53%) MS Office
2 9 (3.38%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.13%) MS Project
5 1 (0.38%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.38%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.13%) Office 365
2 1 (0.38%) IaaS
2 1 (0.38%) PaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 107 (40.23%) Firewall
2 53 (19.92%) Cisco ASA
3 50 (18.80%) WAN
4 49 (18.42%) LAN
5 48 (18.05%) Wireless
6 35 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 28 (10.53%) TCP/IP
8 26 (9.77%) VoIP
8 26 (9.77%) SAN
9 25 (9.40%) DNS
9 25 (9.40%) Network Security
10 24 (9.02%) IP Telephony
10 24 (9.02%) VLAN
11 22 (8.27%) VPN
12 20 (7.52%) DHCP
13 19 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
14 16 (6.02%) Internet
14 16 (6.02%) OSPF
15 15 (5.64%) MPLS
16 14 (5.26%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.13%) EDMS
5 2 (0.75%) SQLBase
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.38%) MySQL
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (2.63%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.38%) Gerrit
2 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (11.28%) Finance
2 13 (4.89%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.50%) Local Government
3 4 (1.50%) Legal
4 3 (1.13%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.13%) Banking
5 2 (0.75%) Games
6 1 (0.38%) Law
6 1 (0.38%) Retail
6 1 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 62 (23.31%) Network Engineer
2 46 (17.29%) Analyst
3 24 (9.02%) Support Engineer
4 22 (8.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (7.52%) Architect
6 18 (6.77%) Consultant
6 18 (6.77%) Support Analyst
7 17 (6.39%) 1st Line Support
8 15 (5.64%) Cisco Engineer
8 15 (5.64%) Network Architect
9 14 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
9 14 (5.26%) Service Analyst
10 13 (4.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 13 (4.89%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (4.89%) Desktop Support
10 13 (4.89%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 12 (4.51%) Network Specialist
11 12 (4.51%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.51%) Middleware
2 4 (1.50%) Web Services
3 3 (1.13%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.75%) REST
4 2 (0.75%) XMPP
4 2 (0.75%) .NET
4 2 (0.75%) SOAP
5 1 (0.38%) CGI
5 1 (0.38%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 5 (1.88%) NHS
2 5 (1.88%) iPhone
2 5 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.50%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (1.50%) Celerra
3 4 (1.50%) Thin Client
3 4 (1.50%) Blackberry
3 4 (1.50%) CLARiiON
3 4 (1.50%) Symmetrix
3 4 (1.50%) EMC Centera
3 4 (1.50%) Fat Client
3 4 (1.50%) PKI
4 3 (1.13%) Clustering
4 3 (1.13%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.13%) iPad
5 2 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.75%) IVR
5 2 (0.75%) Online Games
5 2 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 89 (33.46%) Windows
2 39 (14.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (10.90%) Linux
4 27 (10.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (7.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (6.77%) Windows 7
6 18 (6.77%) Solaris
7 14 (5.26%) Windows XP
8 10 (3.76%) Windows 8
9 9 (3.38%) Android
10 7 (2.63%) UNIX
11 6 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.75%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.38%) SUSE
14 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.38%) CentOS
14 1 (0.38%) HPUX
14 1 (0.38%) VMS
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (24.81%) ITIL
2 23 (8.65%) Project Management
3 22 (8.27%) Service Delivery
4 18 (6.77%) Incident Management
5 13 (4.89%) Migration
5 13 (4.89%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (4.51%) Network Design
7 10 (3.76%) Load Balancing
7 10 (3.76%) Network Management
8 8 (3.01%) Change Management
9 7 (2.63%) PRINCE2
10 6 (2.26%) Time Management
11 5 (1.88%) Change Control
11 5 (1.88%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (1.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (1.88%) Risk Management
12 4 (1.50%) E-Commerce
12 4 (1.50%) Network Load Balancing
12 4 (1.50%) Asset Management
12 4 (1.50%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.14%) SQL
2 7 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 7 (2.63%) Python
3 4 (1.50%) Perl
4 3 (1.13%) Bourne shell
4 3 (1.13%) C-shell
4 3 (1.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.38%) Korn
5 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.38%) R
5 1 (0.38%) C
5 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 80 (30.08%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (19.55%) CCNP
3 39 (14.66%) CCNA
4 21 (7.89%) Security Cleared
5 15 (5.64%) MCP
6 13 (4.89%) CCIE
7 12 (4.51%) CCDP
7 12 (4.51%) SC Cleared
8 9 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (3.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (3.38%) MCSE
8 9 (3.38%) Degree
9 8 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (2.26%) CCSP
10 6 (2.26%) CCSE
11 5 (1.88%) JNCIP
12 4 (1.50%) JNCIE
12 4 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.50%) HP ASE
12 4 (1.50%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.64%) SLA
2 3 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) TickIT
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 55 (20.68%) Active Directory
2 30 (11.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.89%) vSphere
4 20 (7.52%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.14%) XenApp
6 7 (2.63%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.88%) ProxySG
8 4 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.13%) vCloud
9 3 (1.13%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.13%) NFS
9 3 (1.13%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.75%) Snort
10 2 (0.75%) Xen
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.38%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (4.51%) BMC PATROL
2 10 (3.76%) SCCM
3 5 (1.88%) SCOM
3 5 (1.88%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.50%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (1.50%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.75%) Nessus
6 2 (0.75%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.75%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.75%) Puppet
6 2 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.38%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.38%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 81 (30.45%) VMware
2 73 (27.44%) Microsoft
3 56 (21.05%) Citrix
4 54 (20.30%) F5
5 53 (19.92%) HP
6 37 (13.91%) NetApp
7 33 (12.41%) Juniper
7 33 (12.41%) CheckPoint
8 25 (9.40%) McAfee
9 23 (8.65%) EMC
9 23 (8.65%) Oracle
10 19 (7.14%) Symantec
11 18 (6.77%) Adobe
12 15 (5.64%) SolarWinds
13 14 (5.26%) Lotus
14 13 (4.89%) BMC
14 13 (4.89%) Dell
15 12 (4.51%) Blue Coat
16 11 (4.14%) Sophos
17 9 (3.38%) Red Hat
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