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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 45 49 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1994 1945 1657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.86% 3.94% 3.55%
As % of the Vendors category 8.78% 8.76% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1189 1171 886
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 91 137
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £40.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +3.44%
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
22706 22214 21558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.97% 45.00% 46.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13686 12544 12039
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 989 994 1100
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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
London +1 844 £400 +6.66% 228
South East -4 460 £375 +7.14% 159
East of England +5 154 £325 +3.02% 31
North West 0 135 £325 +8.33% 67
Yorkshire -1 125 £325 - 66
South West -12 103 £350 -6.66% 31
West Midlands +9 89 £328 +19.09% 38
East Midlands -6 54 £350 +6.06% 20
North East -26 9 £195 -40.54% 2
Midlands +5 7 £323 -28.33%
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1776 (41.44%) Firewall
2 1643 (38.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1300 (30.33%) Windows
4 1252 (29.21%) WAN
5 1200 (28.00%) LAN
6 1086 (25.34%) VMware
7 1008 (23.52%) CCNP
8 984 (22.96%) CheckPoint
9 875 (20.42%) Juniper
10 834 (19.46%) Microsoft
11 824 (19.23%) CCNA
12 748 (17.45%) ITIL
13 746 (17.41%) Cisco ASA
14 686 (16.01%) Active Directory
14 686 (16.01%) Data Centre
15 685 (15.98%) VPN
16 658 (15.35%) F5
17 632 (14.75%) Finance
18 610 (14.23%) Network Security
19 595 (13.88%) BGP
20 590 (13.77%) Wireless
20 590 (13.77%) Linux
21 572 (13.35%) VMware Infrastructure
22 554 (12.93%) DNS
23 552 (12.88%) Citrix
24 551 (12.86%) TCP/IP
25 548 (12.79%) MPLS
26 545 (12.72%) OSPF
27 538 (12.55%) HP
28 537 (12.53%) Security Cleared

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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
1 330 (7.70%) MS Exchange
2 152 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 131 (3.06%) Lync
4 121 (2.82%) IIS
5 116 (2.71%) SharePoint
6 73 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 62 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 58 (1.35%) Apache
8 58 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 56 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 35 (0.82%) Tomcat
11 28 (0.65%) OpenStack
12 26 (0.61%) WebSphere
13 25 (0.58%) IBM Notes
14 21 (0.49%) JBoss
15 17 (0.40%) CMS
16 14 (0.33%) WebLogic
17 12 (0.28%) Eucalyptus
18 11 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
18 11 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 295 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 233 (5.44%) MS Office
3 92 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 49 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (0.58%) MS Project
6 17 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.070%) Vectorworks
7 3 (0.070%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.023%) Shockwave
8 1 (0.023%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.023%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 22 (0.51%) RMDS
2 10 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.093%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.093%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.093%) Kondor+
5 4 (0.093%) Misys Midas
5 4 (0.093%) SAP CCM
5 4 (0.093%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.070%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.047%) Remedy AR System
7 2 (0.047%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.047%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.047%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.023%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.023%) INSURE/90
8 1 (0.023%) TeleForm
8 1 (0.023%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 63 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (1.31%) Office 365
3 52 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (0.72%) IaaS
5 24 (0.56%) PaaS
6 21 (0.49%) SaaS
7 18 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.21%) Google Apps
9 8 (0.19%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.093%) IBM PureFlex
11 3 (0.070%) Yammer
12 2 (0.047%) Symantec.cloud
12 2 (0.047%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.023%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.023%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.023%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.023%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1776 (41.44%) Firewall
2 1252 (29.21%) WAN
3 1200 (28.00%) LAN
4 746 (17.41%) Cisco ASA
5 685 (15.98%) VPN
6 610 (14.23%) Network Security
7 595 (13.88%) BGP
8 590 (13.77%) Wireless
9 554 (12.93%) DNS
10 551 (12.86%) TCP/IP
11 548 (12.79%) MPLS
12 545 (12.72%) OSPF
13 535 (12.48%) SAN
14 475 (11.08%) Cisco Nexus
15 441 (10.29%) VoIP
16 353 (8.24%) DHCP
17 328 (7.65%) VLAN
18 288 (6.72%) EIGRP
19 281 (6.56%) Cisco IOS
20 274 (6.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 62 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 32 (0.75%) MySQL
5 31 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (0.58%) Oracle Database
7 23 (0.54%) Hadoop
8 17 (0.40%) Big Data
9 16 (0.37%) Relational Database
10 14 (0.33%) DB2
11 13 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (0.30%) NoSQL
12 11 (0.26%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.21%) HBase
14 8 (0.19%) Informix
15 7 (0.16%) Oracle Exadata
16 6 (0.14%) MongoDB
16 6 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.12%) MS Access
17 5 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 17 (0.40%) Jenkins
3 13 (0.30%) JIRA
4 11 (0.26%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.12%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.093%) MSI
7 4 (0.093%) Subversion
8 3 (0.070%) Gerrit
8 3 (0.070%) StarTeam
9 2 (0.047%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.047%) JUnit
9 2 (0.047%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.023%) ProC
10 1 (0.023%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.023%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.023%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.023%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.023%) Maven
10 1 (0.023%) JMeter
General
1 632 (14.75%) Finance
2 328 (7.65%) Telecoms
3 170 (3.97%) Banking
4 76 (1.77%) Retail
5 46 (1.07%) Investment Banking
6 37 (0.86%) Legal
7 35 (0.82%) Multimedia
8 34 (0.79%) Marketing
9 33 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 23 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 23 (0.54%) Back Office
10 23 (0.54%) Publishing
11 18 (0.42%) Advertising
12 17 (0.40%) Law
13 14 (0.33%) French Language
13 14 (0.33%) Local Government
14 13 (0.30%) Games
14 13 (0.30%) Spanish Language
14 13 (0.30%) Billing
15 11 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 1218 (28.42%) Network Engineer
2 501 (11.69%) Analyst
3 417 (9.73%) Architect
4 288 (6.72%) Consultant
5 244 (5.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 211 (4.92%) Security Engineer
6 211 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 205 (4.78%) Support Engineer
8 169 (3.94%) Project Manager
9 163 (3.80%) Senior Network Engineer
10 157 (3.66%) Administrator
11 150 (3.50%) Support Analyst
12 149 (3.48%) Network Architect
13 142 (3.31%) Network Security Engineer
14 126 (2.94%) Network Analyst
15 122 (2.85%) Network Support
16 120 (2.80%) Infrastructure Architect
17 119 (2.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
18 103 (2.40%) Network Consultant
19 99 (2.31%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (2.57%) 802.1X
2 68 (1.59%) .NET
3 61 (1.42%) XMPP
4 54 (1.26%) CSS
5 47 (1.10%) HTML
5 47 (1.10%) Middleware
6 37 (0.86%) Web Services
7 28 (0.65%) ASP.NET
8 25 (0.58%) JSP
9 22 (0.51%) Rendezvous
10 19 (0.44%) XML
11 14 (0.33%) REST
12 13 (0.30%) J2EE
13 12 (0.28%) SOAP
14 11 (0.26%) VXML
15 10 (0.23%) Regular Expression
15 10 (0.23%) Application Packaging
16 9 (0.21%) XSLT
17 8 (0.19%) LAMP
17 8 (0.19%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 686 (16.01%) Data Centre
2 138 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
3 121 (2.82%) PKI
4 117 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
5 104 (2.43%) Clustering
6 95 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 92 (2.15%) Blackberry
8 82 (1.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 64 (1.49%) EMC VNX
10 56 (1.31%) Replication
11 54 (1.26%) EMC VMAX
12 52 (1.21%) Computer Science
13 46 (1.07%) Fat Client
13 46 (1.07%) NHS
13 46 (1.07%) Thin Client
14 37 (0.86%) IVR
15 36 (0.84%) FlexPod
16 31 (0.72%) CLARiiON
16 31 (0.72%) iPhone
17 30 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1300 (30.33%) Windows
2 590 (13.77%) Linux
3 486 (11.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 356 (8.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 351 (8.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 304 (7.09%) UNIX
7 250 (5.83%) Windows 7
8 135 (3.15%) Solaris
9 95 (2.22%) Windows XP
10 91 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 80 (1.87%) Android
12 62 (1.45%) CentOS
13 61 (1.42%) Windows 8
14 55 (1.28%) Ubuntu
15 46 (1.07%) Data ONTAP
16 32 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
17 28 (0.65%) Mac OS X
18 26 (0.61%) HPUX
19 23 (0.54%) Windows 2000
20 21 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 748 (17.45%) ITIL
2 373 (8.70%) Load Balancing
3 340 (7.93%) Migration
4 289 (6.74%) Network Design
5 288 (6.72%) Project Management
6 227 (5.30%) Service Delivery
7 221 (5.16%) Service Management
8 188 (4.39%) Network Management
9 183 (4.27%) Change Management
10 165 (3.85%) PRINCE2
11 143 (3.34%) Network Monitoring
12 136 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
13 133 (3.10%) Disaster Recovery
14 122 (2.85%) Capacity Planning
15 118 (2.75%) Incident Management
16 104 (2.43%) Change Control
17 94 (2.19%) Stakeholder Management
18 90 (2.10%) Network Architecture
19 82 (1.91%) SIEM
19 82 (1.91%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 301 (7.02%) SQL
2 112 (2.61%) PowerShell
3 78 (1.82%) C
4 75 (1.75%) Perl
5 65 (1.52%) Python
6 61 (1.42%) JavaScript
7 44 (1.03%) Java
8 39 (0.91%) Shell Script
9 35 (0.82%) PHP
10 33 (0.77%) VB
11 22 (0.51%) Bash Shell
12 16 (0.37%) VBScript
13 14 (0.33%) Lisp
14 13 (0.30%) C++
15 12 (0.28%) Ruby
16 10 (0.23%) Korn
17 8 (0.19%) Tcl
18 7 (0.16%) C#
19 6 (0.14%) C-shell
20 4 (0.093%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1643 (38.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1008 (23.52%) CCNP
3 824 (19.23%) CCNA
4 537 (12.53%) Security Cleared
5 407 (9.50%) SC Cleared
6 285 (6.65%) CCIE
7 260 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 183 (4.27%) Degree
9 179 (4.18%) MCSE
10 113 (2.64%) CISSP
11 104 (2.43%) DV Cleared
11 104 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 101 (2.36%) CCSE
12 101 (2.36%) CCDP
13 93 (2.17%) MCITP
14 89 (2.08%) CCSA
15 70 (1.63%) MCSA
16 57 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
17 55 (1.28%) CCVP
18 51 (1.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (4.18%) SLA
2 72 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (1.17%) QA
4 44 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 29 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.28%) JSP 440
7 8 (0.19%) COBIT
8 7 (0.16%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.093%) COSO
9 4 (0.093%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.093%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.047%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.023%) BS25999
11 1 (0.023%) GPG13
11 1 (0.023%) TickIT
System Software
1 686 (16.01%) Active Directory
2 572 (13.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 265 (6.18%) vSphere
4 199 (4.64%) Hyper-V
5 165 (3.85%) XenApp
6 121 (2.82%) VMware ESX
7 101 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
8 70 (1.63%) ProxySG
9 56 (1.31%) NFS
10 48 (1.12%) XenDesktop
11 37 (0.86%) XenServer
12 36 (0.84%) vCloud
13 31 (0.72%) SRDF
14 29 (0.68%) Terminal Services
15 28 (0.65%) Xen
16 27 (0.63%) NLBS
17 24 (0.56%) VMware Server
18 23 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
19 22 (0.51%) Firmware
20 21 (0.49%) Snort
Systems Management
1 214 (4.99%) Cisco CUCM
2 125 (2.92%) SCCM
3 108 (2.52%) Cisco UCCX
4 99 (2.31%) Cisco UCCE
5 59 (1.38%) Cisco Prime
6 50 (1.17%) SCOM
7 48 (1.12%) WSUS
8 44 (1.03%) CiscoWorks
8 44 (1.03%) FortiGate
8 44 (1.03%) Puppet
8 44 (1.03%) EMC VPLEX
9 43 (1.00%) CA Spectrum
9 43 (1.00%) Tivoli
10 42 (0.98%) NetBackup
11 40 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 39 (0.91%) Backup Exec
13 37 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
14 31 (0.72%) Cisco IPCC
15 30 (0.70%) Nagios
16 26 (0.61%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1086 (25.34%) VMware
2 984 (22.96%) CheckPoint
3 875 (20.42%) Juniper
4 834 (19.46%) Microsoft
5 658 (15.35%) F5
6 552 (12.88%) Citrix
7 538 (12.55%) HP
8 319 (7.44%) NetApp
9 298 (6.95%) Blue Coat
10 280 (6.53%) SolarWinds
11 202 (4.71%) EMC
12 185 (4.32%) Oracle
13 177 (4.13%) IBM
14 163 (3.80%) McAfee
15 142 (3.31%) Brocade
16 139 (3.24%) Red Hat
17 136 (3.17%) Avaya
18 133 (3.10%) Dell
19 115 (2.68%) Fortinet
20 114 (2.66%) Aruba
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