The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 52 52 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1820 1500 1992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.55% 3.43% 3.59%
As % of the Vendors category 7.75% 7.37% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 764 991
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 147 148
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.73 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.96% +1.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.60 £42.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23487 20361 25403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.85% 46.57% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13499 11179 13362
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1048 1129 1229
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Cisco
UK

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +12 779 £375 - 131
South East +4 488 £338 +8.00% 62
East of England -11 123 £300 +25.00% 21
South West -4 115 £300 -7.69% 15
North West -3 99 £250 -9.09% 25
West Midlands -17 71 £325 +13.04% 11
Yorkshire -18 63 £375 +25.00% 26
East Midlands -21 46 £390 +20.00% 19
North East -20 26 £222 -21.14% 2
Midlands -16 1 £275 -30.15%
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1178 (36.22%) Firewall
2 1127 (34.66%) Cisco Certification
3 1104 (33.95%) Windows
4 790 (24.29%) VMware
5 775 (23.83%) WAN
6 749 (23.03%) Microsoft
7 746 (22.94%) LAN
8 673 (20.69%) CCNP
9 607 (18.67%) CheckPoint
10 589 (18.11%) Active Directory
11 557 (17.13%) Juniper
12 535 (16.45%) ITIL
13 518 (15.93%) HP
14 512 (15.74%) CCNA
15 480 (14.76%) Security Cleared
16 471 (14.48%) VMware Infrastructure
17 462 (14.21%) VPN
18 450 (13.84%) Windows Server 2008
19 423 (13.01%) MS Exchange
20 422 (12.98%) Cisco ASA
21 413 (12.70%) Citrix
22 404 (12.42%) SAN
23 396 (12.18%) Telecoms
24 390 (11.99%) TCP/IP
24 390 (11.99%) Linux
24 390 (11.99%) Network Security
25 387 (11.90%) Finance
25 387 (11.90%) MPLS
26 377 (11.59%) DNS
27 371 (11.41%) VoIP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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
1 423 (13.01%) MS Exchange
2 257 (7.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 127 (3.91%) SharePoint
4 116 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 112 (3.44%) Lync
6 109 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 104 (3.20%) IIS
8 93 (2.86%) Apache
9 59 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 44 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
11 40 (1.23%) Tomcat
12 36 (1.11%) IBM Notes
13 24 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
14 19 (0.58%) WebSphere
15 14 (0.43%) CMS
16 11 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 11 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (0.31%) WebLogic
18 9 (0.28%) Lotus Domino
18 9 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 211 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 206 (6.33%) MS Office
3 48 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.52%) MS Project
6 8 (0.25%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.062%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 2 (0.062%) CATIA
9 1 (0.031%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.031%) SPSS
9 1 (0.031%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.031%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 14 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.25%) RMDS
3 6 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.18%) Agresso
4 5 (0.15%) assyst
5 2 (0.062%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.062%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.062%) Tridion
5 2 (0.062%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.031%) BPCS
6 1 (0.031%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.031%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.031%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.031%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.031%) Magento
6 1 (0.031%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 35 (1.08%) Office 365
2 14 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.25%) IaaS
6 6 (0.18%) SaaS
7 4 (0.12%) PaaS
8 2 (0.062%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.062%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.062%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.031%) Route 53
9 1 (0.031%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.031%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1178 (36.22%) Firewall
2 775 (23.83%) WAN
3 746 (22.94%) LAN
4 462 (14.21%) VPN
5 422 (12.98%) Cisco ASA
6 404 (12.42%) SAN
7 390 (11.99%) TCP/IP
7 390 (11.99%) Network Security
8 387 (11.90%) MPLS
9 377 (11.59%) DNS
10 371 (11.41%) VoIP
11 358 (11.01%) BGP
12 352 (10.82%) Wireless
13 324 (9.96%) OSPF
14 274 (8.43%) Cisco Nexus
15 219 (6.73%) DHCP
16 217 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
17 164 (5.04%) EIGRP
17 164 (5.04%) VLAN
18 163 (5.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (6.27%) SQL Server
2 57 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (1.32%) MySQL
4 27 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (0.77%) Oracle Database
6 21 (0.65%) DB2
7 16 (0.49%) Relational Database
8 11 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (0.34%) Hadoop
9 9 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.25%) Oracle Exadata
10 8 (0.25%) HBase
10 8 (0.25%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.18%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.12%) Ingres
14 3 (0.092%) DataStage
14 3 (0.092%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 24 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (0.34%) Jenkins
2 11 (0.34%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.25%) Hudson
4 7 (0.22%) Subversion
5 6 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (0.15%) JIRA
7 4 (0.12%) Mercurial
7 4 (0.12%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.092%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.092%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.092%) Ant
8 3 (0.092%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.062%) Wise Package Studio
9 2 (0.062%) StarTeam
9 2 (0.062%) WinRunner
9 2 (0.062%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.062%) RequisitePro
9 2 (0.062%) MSI
10 1 (0.031%) JMeter
General
1 396 (12.18%) Telecoms
2 387 (11.90%) Finance
3 181 (5.57%) Banking
4 52 (1.60%) Retail
5 46 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 45 (1.38%) Back Office
6 45 (1.38%) Financial Institution
7 41 (1.26%) Legal
8 40 (1.23%) Law
9 26 (0.80%) French Language
10 25 (0.77%) Billing
11 21 (0.65%) Marketing
12 16 (0.49%) German Language
13 15 (0.46%) Advertising
14 14 (0.43%) Local Government
15 13 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 11 (0.34%) Front Office
17 10 (0.31%) Multimedia
17 10 (0.31%) Manufacturing
18 7 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 767 (23.59%) Network Engineer
2 344 (10.58%) Architect
3 328 (10.09%) Analyst
4 259 (7.96%) Consultant
5 231 (7.10%) Cisco Engineer
6 225 (6.92%) Support Engineer
7 208 (6.40%) Security Engineer
8 185 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 129 (3.97%) Network Security Engineer
10 121 (3.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 115 (3.54%) Network Architect
12 114 (3.51%) Project Manager
13 100 (3.08%) Network Support
14 90 (2.77%) Systems Engineer
14 90 (2.77%) 3rd Line Support
14 90 (2.77%) Infrastructure Architect
15 89 (2.74%) Network Consultant
16 88 (2.71%) 2nd Line Support
17 86 (2.64%) Administrator
18 83 (2.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (1.51%) .NET
2 37 (1.14%) XMPP
3 34 (1.05%) Middleware
4 33 (1.01%) CSS
5 27 (0.83%) XML
5 27 (0.83%) JSP
6 23 (0.71%) HTML
7 17 (0.52%) Web Services
8 11 (0.34%) ASP.NET
8 11 (0.34%) Application Packaging
9 10 (0.31%) VXML
10 9 (0.28%) LAMP
10 9 (0.28%) XSLT
11 8 (0.25%) Rendezvous
12 7 (0.22%) DCOM
13 4 (0.12%) WAP
13 4 (0.12%) SOAP
14 3 (0.092%) JTAPI
14 3 (0.092%) Flash
14 3 (0.092%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 123 (3.78%) Blackberry
2 86 (2.64%) Clustering
3 74 (2.28%) Video Conferencing
4 56 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 50 (1.54%) Thin Client
5 50 (1.54%) Fat Client
6 43 (1.32%) PKI
7 42 (1.29%) Replication
8 36 (1.11%) CLARiiON
9 31 (0.95%) iPhone
10 30 (0.92%) Symmetrix DMX
11 26 (0.80%) NHS
12 24 (0.74%) Open Source
13 23 (0.71%) Computer Science
14 20 (0.62%) Handset
15 19 (0.58%) IVR
15 19 (0.58%) Statistics
16 18 (0.55%) Firmware
17 17 (0.52%) iPad
18 16 (0.49%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1104 (33.95%) Windows
2 450 (13.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 390 (11.99%) Linux
4 292 (8.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 268 (8.24%) Windows 7
6 220 (6.77%) UNIX
7 159 (4.89%) Windows XP
8 152 (4.67%) Solaris
9 137 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 91 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 40 (1.23%) AIX
11 40 (1.23%) Windows 2000
12 33 (1.01%) VMS
12 33 (1.01%) Windows 8
13 31 (0.95%) Mac OS X
13 31 (0.95%) Android
14 28 (0.86%) HPUX
15 23 (0.71%) CentOS
16 21 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
17 18 (0.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (16.45%) ITIL
2 207 (6.37%) Project Management
2 207 (6.37%) Migration
3 192 (5.90%) Network Design
4 148 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 140 (4.31%) Network Management
6 137 (4.21%) Change Management
7 129 (3.97%) Service Management
8 120 (3.69%) PRINCE2
9 116 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 116 (3.57%) Service Delivery
10 106 (3.26%) Incident Management
11 88 (2.71%) Problem Management
12 68 (2.09%) Configuration Management
13 61 (1.88%) Change Control
14 59 (1.81%) Network Monitoring
15 58 (1.78%) Information Security
16 57 (1.75%) Network Architecture
17 53 (1.63%) Capacity Management
18 51 (1.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 242 (7.44%) SQL
2 90 (2.77%) Perl
3 87 (2.68%) C
4 64 (1.97%) PowerShell
5 54 (1.66%) Java
6 37 (1.14%) Python
7 36 (1.11%) Shell Script
8 26 (0.80%) VB
9 23 (0.71%) PHP
10 16 (0.49%) Bash Shell
10 16 (0.49%) C++
11 14 (0.43%) Ruby
11 14 (0.43%) JavaScript
12 10 (0.31%) C#
13 9 (0.28%) Korn
14 8 (0.25%) VBScript
15 6 (0.18%) VBA
15 6 (0.18%) LotusScript
16 5 (0.15%) Bourne shell
17 4 (0.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1127 (34.66%) Cisco Certification
2 673 (20.69%) CCNP
3 512 (15.74%) CCNA
4 480 (14.76%) Security Cleared
5 325 (9.99%) SC Cleared
6 217 (6.67%) CCIE
7 203 (6.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 145 (4.46%) Degree
9 143 (4.40%) MCSE
10 86 (2.64%) CCDP
11 84 (2.58%) MCITP
12 73 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 69 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
14 63 (1.94%) CCSE
15 55 (1.69%) CISSP
16 53 (1.63%) DV Cleared
17 52 (1.60%) MCSA
18 51 (1.57%) CCVP
19 49 (1.51%) MCP
20 47 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (3.38%) SLA
2 40 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.58%) JSP 440
5 17 (0.52%) QA
6 10 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.12%) COBIT
9 3 (0.092%) GPG13
10 2 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.031%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.031%) BS25999
System Software
1 589 (18.11%) Active Directory
2 471 (14.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 124 (3.81%) vSphere
5 121 (3.72%) XenApp
6 115 (3.54%) VMware ESX
7 92 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
8 57 (1.75%) XenDesktop
9 51 (1.57%) SRDF
10 42 (1.29%) NFS
11 27 (0.83%) ProxySG
11 27 (0.83%) XenServer
12 25 (0.77%) Xen
13 24 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
14 22 (0.68%) ISA Server
15 20 (0.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 19 (0.58%) Terminal Services
17 18 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
18 16 (0.49%) Sendmail
18 16 (0.49%) Squid
Systems Management
1 120 (3.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 119 (3.66%) SCCM
3 77 (2.37%) SCOM
4 59 (1.81%) NetBackup
4 59 (1.81%) Cisco UCCX
5 57 (1.75%) Backup Exec
6 40 (1.23%) Cisco UCCE
6 40 (1.23%) CiscoWorks
7 37 (1.14%) Tivoli
8 36 (1.11%) WSUS
9 34 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 32 (0.98%) Puppet
11 31 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
12 26 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
13 21 (0.65%) OpenView
14 18 (0.55%) FortiGate
15 16 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
15 16 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
16 14 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
16 14 (0.43%) Netcool
Vendors
1 790 (24.29%) VMware
2 749 (23.03%) Microsoft
3 607 (18.67%) CheckPoint
4 557 (17.13%) Juniper
5 518 (15.93%) HP
6 413 (12.70%) Citrix
7 333 (10.24%) F5
8 266 (8.18%) EMC
9 230 (7.07%) NetApp
10 215 (6.61%) Blue Coat
11 176 (5.41%) Oracle
12 161 (4.95%) McAfee
13 154 (4.74%) Avaya
14 131 (4.03%) IBM
15 107 (3.29%) Symantec
16 103 (3.17%) SolarWinds
17 100 (3.08%) Red Hat
18 95 (2.92%) Brocade
19 90 (2.77%) Dell
20 72 (2.21%) Nortel
London
Experis IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 17 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £1 per annum + Market rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
Middlesex
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
Experis IT
Rate: £220 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
North East
Gem Partnership
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £14 - £17 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £14 - £15 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
Woodbridge, Suffolk
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £325 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The 100 Company
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The 100 Company
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
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