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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 41 38 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing Cisco 118 93 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.83% 4.19% 2.85%
As % of the Vendors category 8.03% 9.50% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 33 49
Average daily rate £300 £241 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.35% -25.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £173 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.85 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £41.55 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1470 979 1360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 47.68% 44.10% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 440 619
Average daily rate £375 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 134 135
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.70 £43.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -14 31 £235 -21.66% 3
Essex -12 27 £400 +82.97% 3
Hertfordshire 0 26 £300 -25.00% 9
Bedfordshire -9 19 £331 +60.60% 3
Suffolk +4 11 £258 +5.10% 1
Norfolk +8 4 £300 -
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England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 102 (45.74%) Windows
2 91 (40.81%) Firewall
3 74 (33.18%) VMware
4 70 (31.39%) Cisco Certification
5 67 (30.04%) Active Directory
6 60 (26.91%) Microsoft
7 52 (23.32%) HP
8 51 (22.87%) Cisco ASA
9 49 (21.97%) MS Exchange
10 48 (21.52%) ITIL
11 46 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 45 (20.18%) CCNA
13 44 (19.73%) Citrix
14 39 (17.49%) CheckPoint
14 39 (17.49%) CCNP
14 39 (17.49%) Exchange Server 2010
15 35 (15.70%) Windows 7
15 35 (15.70%) WAN
16 34 (15.25%) Wireless
16 34 (15.25%) LAN
16 34 (15.25%) SQL Server
16 34 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
17 33 (14.80%) VMware Infrastructure
18 32 (14.35%) SAN
19 30 (13.45%) Migration
20 28 (12.56%) VPN
21 27 (12.11%) DNS
22 26 (11.66%) Microsoft Certification
22 26 (11.66%) Network Security
22 26 (11.66%) F5

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 49 (21.97%) MS Exchange
2 39 (17.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (4.04%) IIS
4 9 (4.04%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.59%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.79%) Lync
7 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.35%) Apache
8 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.90%) Documentum
8 2 (0.90%) SAS
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (7.62%) MS Office
2 11 (4.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 91 (40.81%) Firewall
2 51 (22.87%) Cisco ASA
3 35 (15.70%) WAN
4 34 (15.25%) LAN
4 34 (15.25%) Wireless
5 32 (14.35%) SAN
6 28 (12.56%) VPN
7 27 (12.11%) DNS
8 26 (11.66%) Network Security
9 22 (9.87%) BGP
10 20 (8.97%) DHCP
10 20 (8.97%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (8.97%) OSPF
11 17 (7.62%) Cisco IOS
12 16 (7.17%) MPLS
13 15 (6.73%) VoIP
14 13 (5.83%) WLAN
14 13 (5.83%) TCP/IP
15 12 (5.38%) EIGRP
15 12 (5.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (3.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 24 (10.76%) Finance
2 17 (7.62%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.90%) Multimedia
3 2 (0.90%) Billing
4 1 (0.45%) Marketing
4 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.45%) Legal
4 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (20.63%) Analyst
2 35 (15.70%) Network Engineer
3 32 (14.35%) Consultant
4 19 (8.52%) Support Engineer
5 18 (8.07%) Support Analyst
5 18 (8.07%) Architect
5 18 (8.07%) Technical Analyst
5 18 (8.07%) Cisco Engineer
6 16 (7.17%) Security Engineer
7 14 (6.28%) Network Consultant
8 12 (5.38%) Network Security Engineer
8 12 (5.38%) Service Analyst
8 12 (5.38%) Network Support
9 11 (4.93%) Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (4.93%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (4.93%) Technical Support
10 10 (4.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 10 (4.48%) Network Specialist
10 10 (4.48%) Cisco Support
11 9 (4.04%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.90%) JTAPI
1 2 (0.90%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.14%) Blackberry
2 6 (2.69%) Thin Client
2 6 (2.69%) Fat Client
2 6 (2.69%) iPhone
3 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.35%) NHS
4 3 (1.35%) CLARiiON
4 3 (1.35%) Clustering
4 3 (1.35%) Open Source
5 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (0.90%) PKI
6 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.45%) IVR
6 1 (0.45%) Replication
6 1 (0.45%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.45%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 102 (45.74%) Windows
2 46 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (15.70%) Windows 7
4 34 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (9.87%) Linux
6 8 (3.59%) Windows XP
7 7 (3.14%) UNIX
8 6 (2.69%) Solaris
8 6 (2.69%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.35%) Debian
11 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.90%) VMS
11 2 (0.90%) Android
12 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.45%) AIX
12 1 (0.45%) HPUX
12 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.52%) ITIL
2 30 (13.45%) Migration
3 18 (8.07%) Network Design
4 11 (4.93%) Incident Management
5 9 (4.04%) Service Delivery
5 9 (4.04%) Network Management
6 8 (3.59%) Project Management
6 8 (3.59%) Change Management
6 8 (3.59%) Network Architecture
6 8 (3.59%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (3.14%) Change Control
8 5 (2.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (2.24%) E-Commerce
9 4 (1.79%) PRINCE2
10 3 (1.35%) Information Security
10 3 (1.35%) Time Management
10 3 (1.35%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (0.90%) Information Governance
11 2 (0.90%) Test Strategy
11 2 (0.90%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.38%) SQL
2 7 (3.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.45%) C
3 1 (0.45%) VB
3 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (31.39%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (20.18%) CCNA
3 39 (17.49%) CCNP
4 26 (11.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (10.76%) MCSE
6 17 (7.62%) Security Cleared
7 11 (4.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (4.48%) SC Cleared
8 10 (4.48%) MCP
9 7 (3.14%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (2.69%) CCDP
10 6 (2.69%) CCA
10 6 (2.69%) CCAA
10 6 (2.69%) MCTS
11 5 (2.24%) MCITP
11 5 (2.24%) CCSE
12 4 (1.79%) CCIE
12 4 (1.79%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (1.35%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.24%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (30.04%) Active Directory
2 33 (14.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (10.76%) Hyper-V
4 20 (8.97%) XenApp
5 12 (5.38%) vSphere
6 7 (3.14%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.79%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.79%) ISA Server
9 3 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.35%) NFS
10 2 (0.90%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.90%) Snort
10 2 (0.90%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.45%) XenServer
11 1 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (6.28%) SCCM
2 11 (4.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (4.93%) Backup Exec
3 10 (4.48%) NetBackup
4 6 (2.69%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (2.24%) WSUS
6 4 (1.79%) ARCserve
6 4 (1.79%) SCOM
7 3 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.35%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.45%) Nagios
8 1 (0.45%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.45%) Cacti
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 74 (33.18%) VMware
2 60 (26.91%) Microsoft
3 52 (23.32%) HP
4 44 (19.73%) Citrix
5 39 (17.49%) CheckPoint
6 26 (11.66%) F5
7 25 (11.21%) Juniper
8 17 (7.62%) NetApp
8 17 (7.62%) Dell
9 16 (7.17%) McAfee
10 14 (6.28%) EMC
11 11 (4.93%) Symantec
12 9 (4.04%) Altiris
13 8 (3.59%) Lotus
13 8 (3.59%) Adobe
13 8 (3.59%) Splunk
14 6 (2.69%) IBM
14 6 (2.69%) Infoblox
14 6 (2.69%) Blue Coat
15 5 (2.24%) Oracle
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