The table below looks at the statistics for the Cisco Support role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Support in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Support
Rank 540 532 498
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support 23 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.016% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.017% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £280 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £236 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £370 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £278 £270
% change year-on-year
+17.11% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -33.98%
Cisco Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42674 41220 37638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.60% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27249 25109 21792
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1679 1871 2280
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Cisco Support
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Support in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Cisco Support Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cisco Support
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Support across the England region.

Cisco Support Daily Rate Trend in England

Cisco Support
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Support across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Cisco Support Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cisco Support
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Support across the England region.

Cisco Support Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cisco Support
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Support within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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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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
South East -17 11 £325 +18.18% 1
London +10 9 £300 -25.00% 3
Yorkshire - 2 - -
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Cisco Support
UK

Cisco Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Cisco Support in their job title 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 with Cisco Support in their job title.

1 53 (100.00%) Cisco
2 36 (67.92%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (58.49%) Firewall
4 26 (49.06%) CCNP
5 18 (33.96%) OSPF
5 18 (33.96%) BGP
6 16 (30.19%) EIGRP
6 16 (30.19%) VPN
7 15 (28.30%) CheckPoint
7 15 (28.30%) HSRP
8 14 (26.42%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (26.42%) TACACS
9 12 (22.64%) Change Management
9 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
9 12 (22.64%) Perl
9 12 (22.64%) UNIX
9 12 (22.64%) WAN
9 12 (22.64%) RANCID
10 11 (20.75%) FlexPod
10 11 (20.75%) DMVPN
10 11 (20.75%) OpenNMS
10 11 (20.75%) PPP
10 11 (20.75%) CCIE
10 11 (20.75%) SNMP
10 11 (20.75%) CCNA
10 11 (20.75%) Finance
10 11 (20.75%) VRRP
11 10 (18.87%) Cisco CUCM
12 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
12 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared

Cisco Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Cisco Support in their job title 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 with Cisco Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) Lync
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 31 (58.49%) Firewall
2 18 (33.96%) OSPF
2 18 (33.96%) BGP
3 16 (30.19%) EIGRP
3 16 (30.19%) VPN
4 15 (28.30%) HSRP
5 14 (26.42%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (26.42%) TACACS
6 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
6 12 (22.64%) WAN
7 11 (20.75%) DMVPN
7 11 (20.75%) PPP
7 11 (20.75%) SNMP
7 11 (20.75%) VRRP
8 8 (15.09%) LAN
9 6 (11.32%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (11.32%) NetScreen
9 6 (11.32%) MPLS
9 6 (11.32%) DHCP
9 6 (11.32%) HTTP
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) CSS
1 5 (9.43%) XMPP
2 1 (1.89%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) FlexPod
2 5 (9.43%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (9.43%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.77%) Wiki
3 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.89%) IVR
4 1 (1.89%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) UNIX
2 5 (9.43%) Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Change Management
2 6 (11.32%) Network Management
3 4 (7.55%) ITIL
4 3 (5.66%) Migration
4 3 (5.66%) Fault Management
5 2 (3.77%) Time Management
5 2 (3.77%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (3.77%) Service Management
6 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.89%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.89%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.89%) Change Control
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 1 (1.89%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.89%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (1.89%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.89%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (67.92%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (49.06%) CCNP
3 11 (20.75%) CCIE
3 11 (20.75%) CCNA
4 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
4 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) RANCID
2 11 (20.75%) OpenNMS
3 10 (18.87%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.89%) OPNET
5 1 (1.89%) WSUS
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (28.30%) CheckPoint
3 6 (11.32%) F5
3 6 (11.32%) BMC
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.66%) HP
4 3 (5.66%) Nortel
5 2 (3.77%) Juniper
6 1 (1.89%) Avaya
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix
6 1 (1.89%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds