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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 52 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1830 1447 2030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.57% 3.36% 3.64%
As % of the Vendors category 7.78% 7.20% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1027 745 1008
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 £188 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 142 156
Average hourly rate £19.75 £21.53 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.27% +0.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £11.83 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £41.85 £42.50
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
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
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 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -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 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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 18 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 18 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 18 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 +16 782 £375 - 237
South East +4 486 £338 +8.87% 113
East of England -10 125 £300 +24.35% 35
South West -9 116 £300 -7.69% 33
North West +1 99 £250 -9.09% 48
West Midlands -13 71 £325 +15.04% 25
Yorkshire -11 68 £375 +25.00% 33
East Midlands -17 44 £400 +23.07% 20
North East -21 27 £222 -21.14% 3
Midlands -10 1 £275 -30.15%
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 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 1194 (36.40%) Firewall
2 1143 (34.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1110 (33.84%) Windows
4 798 (24.33%) VMware
5 789 (24.05%) WAN
6 758 (23.11%) LAN
7 757 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 680 (20.73%) CCNP
9 608 (18.54%) CheckPoint
10 594 (18.11%) Active Directory
11 553 (16.86%) Juniper
12 546 (16.65%) ITIL
13 527 (16.07%) HP
14 522 (15.91%) CCNA
15 487 (14.85%) Security Cleared
16 478 (14.57%) VMware Infrastructure
17 464 (14.15%) VPN
18 455 (13.87%) Windows Server 2008
19 426 (12.99%) MS Exchange
20 423 (12.90%) Citrix
20 423 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
21 416 (12.68%) SAN
22 398 (12.13%) Telecoms
23 392 (11.95%) Linux
24 390 (11.89%) Finance
25 389 (11.86%) TCP/IP
26 387 (11.80%) MPLS
26 387 (11.80%) Network Security
27 382 (11.65%) VoIP
28 372 (11.34%) DNS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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
1 426 (12.99%) MS Exchange
2 259 (7.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 127 (3.87%) SharePoint
4 118 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 114 (3.48%) Lync
6 108 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 102 (3.11%) IIS
8 88 (2.68%) Apache
9 58 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 41 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
11 40 (1.22%) Tomcat
12 36 (1.10%) IBM Notes
13 22 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
14 20 (0.61%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.40%) CMS
16 12 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
17 11 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 11 (0.34%) WebLogic
18 10 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
18 10 (0.30%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 212 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 205 (6.25%) MS Office
3 47 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.49%) MS Project
6 7 (0.21%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.030%) SPSS
8 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.030%) CATIA
8 1 (0.030%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.030%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.030%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 14 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.24%) RMDS
3 6 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.18%) Agresso
4 5 (0.15%) assyst
5 2 (0.061%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.061%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.061%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.061%) Tridion
6 1 (0.030%) BPCS
6 1 (0.030%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.030%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.030%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.030%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.030%) Magento
6 1 (0.030%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.01%) Office 365
2 12 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.24%) IaaS
6 6 (0.18%) SaaS
7 4 (0.12%) PaaS
8 2 (0.061%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.061%) IBM SmartCloud
8 2 (0.061%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.030%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.030%) Route 53
9 1 (0.030%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1194 (36.40%) Firewall
2 789 (24.05%) WAN
3 758 (23.11%) LAN
4 464 (14.15%) VPN
5 423 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
6 416 (12.68%) SAN
7 389 (11.86%) TCP/IP
8 387 (11.80%) MPLS
8 387 (11.80%) Network Security
9 382 (11.65%) VoIP
10 372 (11.34%) DNS
11 360 (10.98%) BGP
12 351 (10.70%) Wireless
13 330 (10.06%) OSPF
14 273 (8.32%) Cisco Nexus
15 222 (6.77%) DHCP
16 216 (6.59%) Cisco IOS
17 169 (5.15%) VLAN
18 166 (5.06%) EIGRP
19 160 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 59 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (1.40%) MySQL
4 26 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 19 (0.58%) DB2
6 19 (0.58%) Relational Database
7 11 (0.34%) RDBMS
7 11 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (0.34%) Hadoop
8 9 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
9 8 (0.24%) HBase
10 7 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (0.18%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.12%) Ingres
14 3 (0.091%) DataStage
14 3 (0.091%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 26 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 12 (0.37%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.24%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.24%) Subversion
4 6 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (0.15%) JIRA
5 5 (0.15%) Hudson
6 4 (0.12%) Mercurial
6 4 (0.12%) InstallShield
6 4 (0.12%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.091%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.091%) Ant
7 3 (0.091%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.061%) Wise Package Studio
8 2 (0.061%) StarTeam
8 2 (0.061%) MSI
8 2 (0.061%) WinRunner
8 2 (0.061%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.061%) RequisitePro
9 1 (0.030%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 398 (12.13%) Telecoms
2 390 (11.89%) Finance
3 182 (5.55%) Banking
4 51 (1.55%) Retail
5 46 (1.40%) Back Office
5 46 (1.40%) Investment Banking
6 43 (1.31%) Financial Institution
7 41 (1.25%) Legal
8 39 (1.19%) Law
9 26 (0.79%) French Language
9 26 (0.79%) Billing
10 21 (0.64%) Marketing
11 16 (0.49%) German Language
12 15 (0.46%) Advertising
13 14 (0.43%) Local Government
14 13 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.34%) Front Office
16 10 (0.30%) Multimedia
16 10 (0.30%) Manufacturing
17 8 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 761 (23.20%) Network Engineer
2 353 (10.76%) Architect
3 333 (10.15%) Analyst
4 264 (8.05%) Consultant
5 231 (7.04%) Cisco Engineer
6 218 (6.65%) Support Engineer
7 205 (6.25%) Security Engineer
8 184 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 127 (3.87%) Network Security Engineer
10 121 (3.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 116 (3.54%) Project Manager
12 114 (3.48%) Network Architect
13 99 (3.02%) Network Support
14 93 (2.84%) Infrastructure Architect
15 92 (2.80%) Network Consultant
15 92 (2.80%) 3rd Line Support
16 88 (2.68%) Systems Engineer
17 87 (2.65%) Administrator
18 84 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support
19 83 (2.53%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (1.49%) .NET
2 39 (1.19%) XMPP
3 37 (1.13%) Middleware
4 33 (1.01%) CSS
5 28 (0.85%) XML
6 27 (0.82%) JSP
7 23 (0.70%) HTML
8 19 (0.58%) Web Services
9 12 (0.37%) Application Packaging
10 11 (0.34%) ASP.NET
11 10 (0.30%) LAMP
11 10 (0.30%) VXML
12 9 (0.27%) XSLT
13 8 (0.24%) Rendezvous
14 7 (0.21%) DCOM
15 4 (0.12%) WAP
15 4 (0.12%) SOAP
16 3 (0.091%) Flash
16 3 (0.091%) J2EE
16 3 (0.091%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 123 (3.75%) Blackberry
2 86 (2.62%) Clustering
3 73 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
4 57 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 50 (1.52%) Fat Client
5 50 (1.52%) Thin Client
6 46 (1.40%) PKI
7 44 (1.34%) Replication
8 36 (1.10%) CLARiiON
9 34 (1.04%) Symmetrix DMX
10 30 (0.91%) iPhone
11 26 (0.79%) NHS
12 25 (0.76%) Open Source
13 23 (0.70%) Computer Science
14 20 (0.61%) Handset
15 19 (0.58%) IVR
15 19 (0.58%) Statistics
16 18 (0.55%) Firmware
17 16 (0.49%) iPad
17 16 (0.49%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1110 (33.84%) Windows
2 455 (13.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 392 (11.95%) Linux
4 295 (8.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 265 (8.08%) Windows 7
6 224 (6.83%) UNIX
7 156 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 155 (4.73%) Solaris
9 134 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 95 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 39 (1.19%) AIX
12 38 (1.16%) Windows 2000
13 33 (1.01%) VMS
14 31 (0.95%) Mac OS X
14 31 (0.95%) Windows 8
15 30 (0.91%) Android
16 28 (0.85%) HPUX
17 24 (0.73%) CentOS
18 21 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
19 17 (0.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (16.65%) ITIL
2 211 (6.43%) Project Management
3 205 (6.25%) Migration
4 196 (5.98%) Network Design
5 147 (4.48%) Load Balancing
6 142 (4.33%) Network Management
7 134 (4.09%) Change Management
8 129 (3.93%) Service Management
9 122 (3.72%) PRINCE2
10 120 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
11 117 (3.57%) Service Delivery
12 106 (3.23%) Incident Management
13 89 (2.71%) Problem Management
14 70 (2.13%) Configuration Management
15 61 (1.86%) Network Monitoring
16 60 (1.83%) Change Control
17 58 (1.77%) Network Architecture
17 58 (1.77%) Capacity Management
18 56 (1.71%) Information Security
19 51 (1.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 246 (7.50%) SQL
2 89 (2.71%) Perl
3 88 (2.68%) C
4 67 (2.04%) PowerShell
5 56 (1.71%) Java
6 38 (1.16%) Python
7 35 (1.07%) Shell Script
8 27 (0.82%) VB
9 23 (0.70%) PHP
10 16 (0.49%) Bash Shell
10 16 (0.49%) C++
11 15 (0.46%) Ruby
12 14 (0.43%) JavaScript
13 10 (0.30%) C#
14 9 (0.27%) VBScript
14 9 (0.27%) Korn
15 6 (0.18%) LotusScript
15 6 (0.18%) VBA
16 5 (0.15%) Bourne shell
17 4 (0.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1143 (34.85%) Cisco Certification
2 680 (20.73%) CCNP
3 522 (15.91%) CCNA
4 487 (14.85%) Security Cleared
5 333 (10.15%) SC Cleared
6 223 (6.80%) CCIE
7 204 (6.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 145 (4.42%) Degree
9 143 (4.36%) MCSE
10 90 (2.74%) CCDP
11 84 (2.56%) MCITP
12 75 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 70 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
14 62 (1.89%) CCSE
15 53 (1.62%) CISSP
15 53 (1.62%) CCVP
15 53 (1.62%) DV Cleared
16 52 (1.59%) MCSA
17 49 (1.49%) MCP
18 47 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (3.41%) SLA
2 40 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.61%) JSP 440
4 20 (0.61%) QA
5 10 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.15%) ISO 9000
7 5 (0.15%) COBIT
8 3 (0.091%) GPG13
9 2 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.030%) BS7799
10 1 (0.030%) BS25999
System Software
1 594 (18.11%) Active Directory
2 478 (14.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (3.93%) Hyper-V
4 127 (3.87%) XenApp
5 121 (3.69%) vSphere
6 118 (3.60%) VMware ESX
7 92 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
8 58 (1.77%) XenDesktop
9 54 (1.65%) SRDF
10 42 (1.28%) NFS
11 27 (0.82%) ProxySG
11 27 (0.82%) Xen
11 27 (0.82%) XenServer
12 24 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
13 23 (0.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 22 (0.67%) ISA Server
15 19 (0.58%) Terminal Services
16 16 (0.49%) Sendmail
16 16 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
17 15 (0.46%) Squid
Systems Management
1 122 (3.72%) Cisco CUCM
2 121 (3.69%) SCCM
3 77 (2.35%) SCOM
4 61 (1.86%) NetBackup
4 61 (1.86%) Cisco UCCX
5 60 (1.83%) Backup Exec
6 41 (1.25%) Cisco UCCE
7 39 (1.19%) CiscoWorks
8 38 (1.16%) WSUS
9 37 (1.13%) Tivoli
10 31 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 31 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
11 30 (0.91%) Puppet
12 27 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
13 23 (0.70%) OpenView
14 19 (0.58%) FortiGate
15 17 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
16 16 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
17 14 (0.43%) Netcool
18 13 (0.40%) Nagios
Vendors
1 798 (24.33%) VMware
2 757 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 608 (18.54%) CheckPoint
4 553 (16.86%) Juniper
5 527 (16.07%) HP
6 423 (12.90%) Citrix
7 332 (10.12%) F5
8 278 (8.48%) EMC
9 233 (7.10%) NetApp
10 214 (6.52%) Blue Coat
11 179 (5.46%) Oracle
12 162 (4.94%) McAfee
13 156 (4.76%) Avaya
14 127 (3.87%) IBM
15 109 (3.32%) Symantec
16 105 (3.20%) SolarWinds
17 101 (3.08%) Red Hat
17 101 (3.08%) Brocade
18 91 (2.77%) Dell
19 74 (2.26%) Nortel
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