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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 45 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 94 101 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.71% 4.36% 5.48%
As % of the Vendors category 7.37% 9.57% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 63 67
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.40% +23.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £205 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.60% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 8 15
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 £24.06 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.90% -15.47%
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
1276 1055 1150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.30% 45.55% 47.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 552 544
Average daily rate £390 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £143 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 110 131
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £40.00 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 +6 33 £500 +53.84% 17
Essex +11 18 £257 -39.52% 13
Cambridgeshire -34 15 - - 11
Suffolk +1 12 £245 -10.90% 2
Norfolk +6 10 £281 +70.45% 3
Bedfordshire -6 6 £210 +5.00% 2
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 96 (42.86%) Windows
2 75 (33.48%) Firewall
3 68 (30.36%) Microsoft
4 66 (29.46%) ITIL
5 58 (25.89%) VMware
6 57 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
7 42 (18.75%) LAN
8 41 (18.30%) WAN
9 37 (16.52%) Active Directory
9 37 (16.52%) CCNA
10 35 (15.63%) Citrix
11 34 (15.18%) HP
12 31 (13.84%) Wireless
12 31 (13.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 30 (13.39%) Security Cleared
13 30 (13.39%) McAfee
13 30 (13.39%) CheckPoint
14 27 (12.05%) CCNP
14 27 (12.05%) F5
15 25 (11.16%) VPN
16 24 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
17 23 (10.27%) VLAN
17 23 (10.27%) MS Exchange
18 22 (9.82%) SAN
18 22 (9.82%) SC Cleared
19 21 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (9.38%) NetApp
19 21 (9.38%) Linux
20 20 (8.93%) MS Office
20 20 (8.93%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 23 (10.27%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.80%) IBM Notes
3 12 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (3.57%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.89%) IIS
7 2 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.45%) Lync
8 1 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 20 (8.93%) MS Office
2 14 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.34%) MS Project
4 3 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.45%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.45%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) PaaS
2 1 (0.45%) IaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 75 (33.48%) Firewall
2 42 (18.75%) LAN
3 41 (18.30%) WAN
4 31 (13.84%) Wireless
5 25 (11.16%) VPN
6 24 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (10.27%) VLAN
8 22 (9.82%) SAN
9 20 (8.93%) DNS
10 18 (8.04%) TCP/IP
11 16 (7.14%) VoIP
12 15 (6.70%) Network Security
12 15 (6.70%) DHCP
13 14 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (5.80%) IP Telephony
15 11 (4.91%) MPLS
16 10 (4.46%) Cisco IPT
17 8 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
18 6 (2.68%) IPsec
18 6 (2.68%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.45%) MySQL
5 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (2.23%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (8.04%) Finance
2 11 (4.91%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.34%) German Language
3 3 (1.34%) Games
3 3 (1.34%) Legal
3 3 (1.34%) Banking
4 2 (0.89%) Billing
4 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 47 (20.98%) Network Engineer
2 33 (14.73%) Analyst
3 26 (11.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (8.04%) Support Engineer
5 16 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 16 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 15 (6.70%) 1st Line Support
7 13 (5.80%) Architect
8 12 (5.36%) Service Analyst
8 12 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (4.91%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 11 (4.91%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (4.46%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (4.02%) Testing Specialist
11 9 (4.02%) Senior Architect
11 9 (4.02%) Security Specialist
11 9 (4.02%) Network Architect
12 8 (3.57%) Senior Network Architect
12 8 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
12 8 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.57%) Middleware
2 3 (1.34%) REST
2 3 (1.34%) SOAP
3 2 (0.89%) HTML
3 2 (0.89%) CSS
4 1 (0.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (0.45%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.45%) jQuery
4 1 (0.45%) Web Services
4 1 (0.45%) .NET
4 1 (0.45%) CGI
4 1 (0.45%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.57%) Blackberry
1 8 (3.57%) Kindle
2 6 (2.68%) PKI
3 5 (2.23%) CLARiiON
4 4 (1.79%) Replication
4 4 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.34%) Online Games
5 3 (1.34%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.34%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.34%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.89%) Handset
6 2 (0.89%) Clustering
6 2 (0.89%) NHS
6 2 (0.89%) CCTV
6 2 (0.89%) iPhone
7 1 (0.45%) Open Source
7 1 (0.45%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.45%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 96 (42.86%) Windows
2 31 (13.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (9.38%) Linux
4 17 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 12 (5.36%) Windows XP
7 11 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.91%) Solaris
8 8 (3.57%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.68%) Android
10 5 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.79%) UNIX
12 2 (0.89%) Debian
12 2 (0.89%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.89%) CentOS
13 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (29.46%) ITIL
2 18 (8.04%) Migration
3 17 (7.59%) Load Balancing
4 16 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 15 (6.70%) Service Delivery
6 13 (5.80%) Project Management
7 12 (5.36%) Network Design
7 12 (5.36%) Information Security
8 9 (4.02%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (4.02%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (3.57%) Coaching
10 7 (3.13%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.13%) Asset Management
11 6 (2.68%) Network Management
12 5 (2.23%) SIEM
12 5 (2.23%) Change Control
12 5 (2.23%) Time Management
12 5 (2.23%) Cyber Security
13 4 (1.79%) Change Management
13 4 (1.79%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.93%) SQL
2 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.45%) Perl
2 1 (0.45%) PHP
2 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
2 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.45%) VBScript
2 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
2 1 (0.45%) VBA
2 1 (0.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 57 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (16.52%) CCNA
3 30 (13.39%) Security Cleared
4 27 (12.05%) CCNP
5 22 (9.82%) SC Cleared
6 11 (4.91%) CCIE
7 10 (4.46%) MCP
8 9 (4.02%) CCDP
8 9 (4.02%) Check Point Certification
8 9 (4.02%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (3.57%) MCSE
10 5 (2.23%) Degree
10 5 (2.23%) MCDST
11 4 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.34%) CCIP
12 3 (1.34%) CCSE
13 2 (0.89%) MCITP
13 2 (0.89%) CEH
13 2 (0.89%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.36%) SLA
2 8 (3.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 37 (16.52%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.04%) vSphere
4 8 (3.57%) XenServer
5 7 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.13%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.23%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.79%) NFS
8 3 (1.34%) vCloud
8 3 (1.34%) Snort
9 1 (0.45%) VMFS
9 1 (0.45%) Firmware
9 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.45%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.45%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 8 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
1 8 (3.57%) SCOM
2 6 (2.68%) Backup Exec
2 6 (2.68%) SCCM
3 5 (2.23%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (1.79%) Nessus
5 3 (1.34%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.34%) Puppet
5 3 (1.34%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.34%) WSUS
6 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.89%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.45%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 68 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 58 (25.89%) VMware
3 35 (15.63%) Citrix
4 34 (15.18%) HP
5 30 (13.39%) McAfee
5 30 (13.39%) CheckPoint
6 27 (12.05%) F5
7 21 (9.38%) NetApp
8 20 (8.93%) Oracle
9 19 (8.48%) Symantec
10 18 (8.04%) Dell
10 18 (8.04%) EMC
11 16 (7.14%) SolarWinds
12 14 (6.25%) Adobe
12 14 (6.25%) Lotus
13 13 (5.80%) Juniper
14 11 (4.91%) BMC
15 8 (3.57%) Sophos
15 8 (3.57%) WatchGuard
16 6 (2.68%) Brocade
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