The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 40 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2257 1505 1459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.55% 3.21% 3.30%
As % of the Vendors category 10.01% 6.98% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1310 880 715
Average daily rate
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£350 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 81 130
Average hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £27.50 £41.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -4.76%
Cisco
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22556 21567 20997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.50% 46.05% 47.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13730 12523 11265
Average daily rate £388 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1022 1287
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in England

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cisco
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Cisco
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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
London +23 983 £375 -0.53% 203
South East +12 547 £350 +3.70% 118
South West +7 140 £275 -15.38% 47
Yorkshire +13 133 £328 +9.16% 51
North West +12 128 £340 -9.33% 28
West Midlands +6 114 £350 +7.69% 31
East of England -1 112 £266 -18.07% 36
East Midlands +12 57 £313 +27.55% 17
North East -3 36 £365 -8.75% 3
Midlands +2 2 - -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1900 (43.39%) Firewall
2 1675 (38.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1269 (28.98%) Windows
4 1105 (25.23%) LAN
5 1095 (25.01%) WAN
6 1015 (23.18%) CCNP
7 984 (22.47%) VMware
8 954 (21.79%) CheckPoint
9 840 (19.18%) Juniper
10 824 (18.82%) Microsoft
11 794 (18.13%) CCNA
12 778 (17.77%) ITIL
13 710 (16.21%) Cisco ASA
14 688 (15.71%) BGP
15 680 (15.53%) F5
16 643 (14.68%) Active Directory
17 636 (14.52%) VPN
18 616 (14.07%) OSPF
19 602 (13.75%) Finance
20 587 (13.40%) HP
21 586 (13.38%) Cisco Nexus
22 569 (12.99%) MPLS
23 566 (12.93%) Security Cleared
24 541 (12.35%) Network Security
25 539 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
26 508 (11.60%) Linux
27 500 (11.42%) DNS
28 497 (11.35%) SAN
29 477 (10.89%) Telecoms
30 462 (10.55%) Windows Server 2008

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 368 (8.40%) MS Exchange
2 184 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 166 (3.79%) Lync
4 159 (3.63%) SharePoint
5 114 (2.60%) IIS
6 86 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 81 (1.85%) Apache
8 70 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 57 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 43 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
11 26 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
12 22 (0.50%) IBM Notes
13 21 (0.48%) Tomcat
14 17 (0.39%) OpenStack
15 16 (0.37%) JBoss
15 16 (0.37%) WebLogic
15 16 (0.37%) WebSphere
16 11 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
16 11 (0.25%) SAS
17 10 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 326 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 231 (5.28%) MS Office
3 71 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 34 (0.78%) MS Project
5 23 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.091%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.046%) EPLAN
8 2 (0.046%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.023%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.023%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.023%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (0.34%) Eikon
3 10 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.16%) Summit
4 7 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.11%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.046%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.046%) RMDS
8 1 (0.023%) assyst
8 1 (0.023%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 40 (0.91%) Office 365
2 36 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (0.50%) SaaS
4 20 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (0.32%) PaaS
6 13 (0.30%) IaaS
7 11 (0.25%) Google Apps
8 8 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.091%) IBM SmartCloud
10 4 (0.091%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.046%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1900 (43.39%) Firewall
2 1105 (25.23%) LAN
3 1095 (25.01%) WAN
4 710 (16.21%) Cisco ASA
5 688 (15.71%) BGP
6 636 (14.52%) VPN
7 616 (14.07%) OSPF
8 586 (13.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 569 (12.99%) MPLS
10 541 (12.35%) Network Security
11 500 (11.42%) DNS
12 497 (11.35%) SAN
13 445 (10.16%) Wireless
14 417 (9.52%) TCP/IP
15 384 (8.77%) VoIP
16 306 (6.99%) DHCP
17 298 (6.81%) EIGRP
18 297 (6.78%) VLAN
19 266 (6.07%) Cisco IOS
20 244 (5.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 47 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (0.78%) MySQL
4 30 (0.69%) DB2
5 25 (0.57%) NoSQL
6 24 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (0.55%) Oracle Database
7 23 (0.53%) MongoDB
8 20 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (0.30%) Oracle Exadata
11 12 (0.27%) Big Data
12 10 (0.23%) Relational Database
12 10 (0.23%) Hadoop
12 10 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (0.21%) HBase
14 8 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 17 (0.39%) Jenkins
2 11 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (0.25%) Hudson
3 6 (0.14%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.14%) LoadRunner
4 5 (0.11%) MSI
4 5 (0.11%) JUnit
4 5 (0.11%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.11%) JMeter
4 5 (0.11%) Subversion
4 5 (0.11%) QUnit
5 4 (0.091%) GDB
6 3 (0.069%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.069%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.046%) JIRA
7 2 (0.046%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.023%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.023%) Introscope
8 1 (0.023%) Selenium
General
1 602 (13.75%) Finance
2 477 (10.89%) Telecoms
3 270 (6.17%) Banking
4 99 (2.26%) Retail
5 73 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 35 (0.80%) Legal
7 32 (0.73%) Marketing
8 29 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 29 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 27 (0.62%) Games
10 26 (0.59%) Back Office
11 24 (0.55%) Law
12 21 (0.48%) Billing
13 19 (0.43%) Local Government
14 18 (0.41%) Spanish Language
15 13 (0.30%) Advertising
16 12 (0.27%) Military
16 12 (0.27%) German Language
17 11 (0.25%) Electronics
18 9 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1185 (27.06%) Network Engineer
2 401 (9.16%) Architect
3 387 (8.84%) Consultant
4 372 (8.50%) Analyst
5 334 (7.63%) Cisco Engineer
6 259 (5.91%) Support Engineer
7 254 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 219 (5.00%) Security Engineer
9 151 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
10 148 (3.38%) Project Manager
11 147 (3.36%) Network Support
12 145 (3.31%) Network Consultant
13 135 (3.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 135 (3.08%) Network Architect
14 129 (2.95%) Senior Network Engineer
15 121 (2.76%) Design Engineer
16 109 (2.49%) IP Engineer
17 108 (2.47%) 3rd Line Support
18 103 (2.35%) Support Analyst
19 102 (2.33%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (1.67%) XMPP
2 52 (1.19%) .NET
3 45 (1.03%) JSP
4 44 (1.00%) HTML
4 44 (1.00%) Middleware
5 40 (0.91%) CSS
6 29 (0.66%) Web Services
7 24 (0.55%) ASP.NET
8 22 (0.50%) SOAP
9 16 (0.37%) Regular Expression
10 15 (0.34%) XML
11 14 (0.32%) REST
12 13 (0.30%) WAP
13 12 (0.27%) VXML
13 12 (0.27%) Application Packaging
14 8 (0.18%) Java EE
14 8 (0.18%) Ajax
15 7 (0.16%) JSON
15 7 (0.16%) jQuery
15 7 (0.16%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 152 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
3 124 (2.83%) Blackberry
4 97 (2.22%) Clustering
5 69 (1.58%) Management Information System
6 61 (1.39%) PKI
7 60 (1.37%) Thin Client
7 60 (1.37%) Fat Client
8 53 (1.21%) Replication
9 45 (1.03%) Computer Science
9 45 (1.03%) FlexPod
10 36 (0.82%) Open Source
11 32 (0.73%) IVR
11 32 (0.73%) User Experience
12 31 (0.71%) CESG
13 28 (0.64%) Client/Server
13 28 (0.64%) Visualisation
14 20 (0.46%) Online Games
14 20 (0.46%) Mobile App
15 19 (0.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1269 (28.98%) Windows
2 508 (11.60%) Linux
3 462 (10.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 297 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 289 (6.60%) UNIX
6 274 (6.26%) Windows 7
7 243 (5.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 163 (3.72%) Solaris
9 158 (3.61%) Windows XP
10 94 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 74 (1.69%) Windows 8
12 42 (0.96%) AIX
13 37 (0.84%) CentOS
14 36 (0.82%) Android
14 36 (0.82%) HPUX
15 28 (0.64%) SUSE
16 25 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
17 21 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
17 21 (0.48%) Windows 2000
18 18 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 778 (17.77%) ITIL
2 372 (8.50%) Load Balancing
3 342 (7.81%) Network Design
4 327 (7.47%) Migration
5 247 (5.64%) Network Management
6 237 (5.41%) Project Management
7 196 (4.48%) Service Management
8 190 (4.34%) Change Management
9 176 (4.02%) Service Delivery
10 165 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
11 131 (2.99%) Network Architecture
12 128 (2.92%) Incident Management
13 121 (2.76%) PRINCE2
13 121 (2.76%) Mentoring
14 115 (2.63%) Change Control
15 96 (2.19%) Disaster Recovery
16 94 (2.15%) Kalman Filter
17 87 (1.99%) E-Commerce
18 82 (1.87%) Information Security
19 81 (1.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 260 (5.94%) SQL
2 102 (2.33%) Perl
3 83 (1.90%) PowerShell
4 50 (1.14%) Shell Script
4 50 (1.14%) Python
5 46 (1.05%) Java
6 45 (1.03%) JavaScript
7 44 (1.00%) C
8 23 (0.53%) Bash Shell
9 22 (0.50%) C++
10 18 (0.41%) C#
11 17 (0.39%) PHP
12 16 (0.37%) VBScript
13 12 (0.27%) VB
13 12 (0.27%) Lisp
14 10 (0.23%) Tcl
15 9 (0.21%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.18%) R
17 7 (0.16%) Ruby
18 5 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1675 (38.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1015 (23.18%) CCNP
3 794 (18.13%) CCNA
4 566 (12.93%) Security Cleared
5 430 (9.82%) SC Cleared
6 386 (8.81%) CCIE
7 229 (5.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 146 (3.33%) MCSE
9 144 (3.29%) Degree
10 140 (3.20%) CCDP
11 115 (2.63%) CCSE
12 112 (2.56%) DV Cleared
13 111 (2.53%) CISSP
14 86 (1.96%) CCSA
15 75 (1.71%) MCITP
16 71 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 58 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
18 57 (1.30%) CCSP
19 55 (1.26%) CCIP
19 55 (1.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (5.25%) SLA
2 72 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 52 (1.19%) QA
4 50 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (0.69%) JSP 440
6 28 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 24 (0.55%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.14%) GPG13
9 4 (0.091%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.091%) COBIT
10 2 (0.046%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.046%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.023%) BS7799
11 1 (0.023%) BS25999
System Software
1 643 (14.68%) Active Directory
2 539 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 210 (4.80%) Hyper-V
4 183 (4.18%) vSphere
5 104 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
6 103 (2.35%) XenApp
7 80 (1.83%) ProxySG
8 74 (1.69%) VMware ESX
9 49 (1.12%) XenServer
10 46 (1.05%) NFS
11 40 (0.91%) Xen
12 39 (0.89%) XenDesktop
13 34 (0.78%) Snort
13 34 (0.78%) Firmware
14 31 (0.71%) Terminal Services
15 28 (0.64%) vCloud
16 19 (0.43%) KVM
17 17 (0.39%) FreeRADIUS
17 17 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 16 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 170 (3.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 140 (3.20%) SCCM
3 71 (1.62%) Cisco UCCE
4 70 (1.60%) SCOM
5 66 (1.51%) FortiGate
6 63 (1.44%) Cisco UCCX
7 59 (1.35%) Backup Exec
8 58 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
9 51 (1.16%) CA Spectrum
10 40 (0.91%) OPNET
11 39 (0.89%) NetBackup
12 37 (0.84%) WSUS
13 36 (0.82%) CiscoWorks
13 36 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 34 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
15 31 (0.71%) OpenView
15 31 (0.71%) Puppet
16 27 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
16 27 (0.62%) Tivoli
17 23 (0.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 984 (22.47%) VMware
2 954 (21.79%) CheckPoint
3 840 (19.18%) Juniper
4 824 (18.82%) Microsoft
5 680 (15.53%) F5
6 587 (13.40%) HP
7 449 (10.25%) Citrix
8 300 (6.85%) Blue Coat
9 249 (5.69%) NetApp
10 220 (5.02%) EMC
11 185 (4.22%) SolarWinds
12 184 (4.20%) Oracle
13 165 (3.77%) Avaya
14 162 (3.70%) IBM
15 158 (3.61%) McAfee
16 131 (2.99%) Red Hat
16 131 (2.99%) Riverbed
17 129 (2.95%) Fortinet
18 123 (2.81%) Symantec
19 122 (2.79%) Dell
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