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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 31 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 123 106 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.16% 4.15% 4.33%
As % of the Vendors category 11.34% 8.24% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 49 66
Average daily rate £340 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £194 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £530 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 7
Average hourly rate £22.44 £21.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.58% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £25.00 £24.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +20.00%
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
1085 1286 1070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.53% 50.33% 44.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 712 559
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 129 105
Average hourly rate £22.38 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.84% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.74 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.76 £29.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +22 53 £375 -15.96% 25
Essex +6 26 £250 -2.72% 8
Cambridgeshire +16 24 £340 +23.63% 10
Bedfordshire +4 8 £300 +42.85% 8
Suffolk -6 7 £363 +47.95% 1
Norfolk -20 4 £275 -33.33% 6
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 104 (38.38%) Firewall
2 102 (37.64%) Cisco Certification
3 87 (32.10%) LAN
4 80 (29.52%) WAN
5 64 (23.62%) CCNP
6 63 (23.25%) CCNA
7 62 (22.88%) Windows
8 59 (21.77%) CheckPoint
9 58 (21.40%) Cisco ASA
10 57 (21.03%) Juniper
11 52 (19.19%) VMware
12 50 (18.45%) Active Directory
13 48 (17.71%) ITIL
14 46 (16.97%) Microsoft
14 46 (16.97%) Security Cleared
15 45 (16.61%) Data Centre
15 45 (16.61%) Wi-Fi
16 44 (16.24%) DNS
17 42 (15.50%) Citrix
18 41 (15.13%) HP
19 39 (14.39%) SLA
20 36 (13.28%) F5
21 35 (12.92%) SC Cleared
22 33 (12.18%) Blue Coat
23 31 (11.44%) VPN
23 31 (11.44%) Linux
23 31 (11.44%) MPLS
24 29 (10.70%) Windows Server
25 28 (10.33%) VMware Infrastructure
25 28 (10.33%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (4.06%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.58%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.21%) IBM Notes
3 6 (2.21%) IIS
4 4 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.74%) Apache
7 1 (0.37%) CMS
7 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (5.54%) MS Office
2 14 (5.17%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.17%) Office 365
2 5 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.74%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.74%) SaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 104 (38.38%) Firewall
2 87 (32.10%) LAN
3 80 (29.52%) WAN
4 58 (21.40%) Cisco ASA
5 45 (16.61%) Wi-Fi
6 44 (16.24%) DNS
7 31 (11.44%) MPLS
7 31 (11.44%) VPN
8 28 (10.33%) Network Security
9 27 (9.96%) TCP/IP
10 26 (9.59%) Cisco PIX
11 25 (9.23%) Cisco IOS
11 25 (9.23%) VoIP
11 25 (9.23%) Wireless
12 21 (7.75%) DHCP
12 21 (7.75%) OSPF
13 20 (7.38%) BGP
14 18 (6.64%) VLAN
15 16 (5.90%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (5.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.48%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (1.11%) MS Access
3 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.74%) MySQL
4 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.74%) JIRA
3 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (8.86%) Finance
2 21 (7.75%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.58%) Advertising
4 4 (1.48%) Local Government
5 3 (1.11%) Banking
5 3 (1.11%) Retail
6 2 (0.74%) Automotive
6 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Electronics
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 81 (29.89%) Network Engineer
2 31 (11.44%) Cisco Engineer
3 30 (11.07%) Analyst
4 22 (8.12%) Architect
4 22 (8.12%) Consultant
5 20 (7.38%) Support Engineer
6 19 (7.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 17 (6.27%) Network Support
8 16 (5.90%) Team Leader
9 14 (5.17%) Senior Network Engineer
10 13 (4.80%) Network Architect
11 12 (4.43%) Network Analyst
11 12 (4.43%) Network Support Engineer
12 11 (4.06%) Designer
12 11 (4.06%) Network Specialist
12 11 (4.06%) Service Analyst
12 11 (4.06%) Service Desk Analyst
13 10 (3.69%) Cisco Consultant
13 10 (3.69%) Juniper Engineer
14 9 (3.32%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.17%) XMPP
2 7 (2.58%) Web Services
3 3 (1.11%) .NET
3 3 (1.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.61%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.38%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (3.32%) Fat Client
3 9 (3.32%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.32%) Thin Client
4 8 (2.95%) iSeries
5 6 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.21%) Clustering
6 5 (1.85%) CCTV
7 3 (1.11%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.11%) NHS
7 3 (1.11%) VCE vBlock
8 2 (0.74%) Chemistry
8 2 (0.74%) CMDB
8 2 (0.74%) HP Storage
8 2 (0.74%) Physics
9 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.37%) iPad
9 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 62 (22.88%) Windows
2 31 (11.44%) Linux
3 29 (10.70%) Windows Server
4 22 (8.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (5.54%) Unix
5 15 (5.54%) Windows 7
5 15 (5.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.95%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.21%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.48%) Solaris
10 3 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.37%) Android
11 1 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.71%) ITIL
2 20 (7.38%) Kalman Filter
2 20 (7.38%) Migration
3 19 (7.01%) Load Balancing
4 18 (6.64%) Network Design
5 14 (5.17%) Project Management
6 13 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (4.43%) Network Management
8 11 (4.06%) Service Delivery
9 10 (3.69%) Asset Management
9 10 (3.69%) Incident Management
10 9 (3.32%) Service Management
11 7 (2.58%) Presales
11 7 (2.58%) SIEM
12 6 (2.21%) Change Control
12 6 (2.21%) High Availability
12 6 (2.21%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (2.21%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (2.21%) TOGAF
13 5 (1.85%) Facilities Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.06%) SQL
2 2 (0.74%) Bash Shell
2 2 (0.74%) C
2 2 (0.74%) Java
2 2 (0.74%) VBA
3 1 (0.37%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 102 (37.64%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (23.62%) CCNP
3 63 (23.25%) CCNA
4 46 (16.97%) Security Cleared
5 35 (12.92%) SC Cleared
6 20 (7.38%) CCSA
7 15 (5.54%) Degree
7 15 (5.54%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (5.17%) CCIE
8 14 (5.17%) JNCIP
8 14 (5.17%) MCSE
8 14 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (4.80%) CCSE
10 11 (4.06%) JNCIS
11 10 (3.69%) JNCIA
11 10 (3.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (3.32%) JNCIE
13 7 (2.58%) DV Cleared
14 6 (2.21%) CCDP
14 6 (2.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (14.39%) SLA
2 6 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.48%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.11%) QA
5 1 (0.37%) COBIT
5 1 (0.37%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.37%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (18.45%) Active Directory
2 28 (10.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.54%) vSphere
4 8 (2.95%) XenApp
5 6 (2.21%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.11%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.37%) Snort
8 1 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (5.17%) Cisco UCCE
2 12 (4.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (4.43%) SCCM
3 11 (4.06%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (1.85%) Nessus
4 5 (1.85%) SCOM
5 4 (1.48%) Nagios
6 2 (0.74%) Bacula
6 2 (0.74%) EnCase
6 2 (0.74%) Puppet
6 2 (0.74%) QRadar
6 2 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.74%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.37%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.37%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.37%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.37%) OpenView
7 1 (0.37%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 59 (21.77%) CheckPoint
2 57 (21.03%) Juniper
3 52 (19.19%) VMware
4 46 (16.97%) Microsoft
5 42 (15.50%) Citrix
6 41 (15.13%) HP
7 36 (13.28%) F5
8 33 (12.18%) Blue Coat
9 27 (9.96%) Remedy
10 19 (7.01%) Aruba
11 18 (6.64%) Forcepoint
12 17 (6.27%) Barracuda Networks
13 14 (5.17%) Meraki
14 13 (4.80%) Dell
15 11 (4.06%) Tandberg
16 10 (3.69%) Fortinet
16 10 (3.69%) Intel Security
16 10 (3.69%) Splunk
17 9 (3.32%) Avaya
18 8 (2.95%) NetApp
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