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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 50 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1905 1648 2040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.85% 3.54% 3.86%
As % of the Vendors category 8.47% 7.56% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1147 883 998
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 136 159
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.90 £32.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22496 21802 24502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.51% 46.80% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12762 12179 12830
Average daily rate £388 £389 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% +2.44%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1111 1284
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +17 830 £375 -1.31% 229
South East +4 467 £350 - 139
East of England -19 125 £314 +14.09% 52
South West -7 122 £375 +20.96% 52
North West 0 105 £300 +4.34% 42
West Midlands -14 82 £275 -12.69% 38
Yorkshire -17 69 £350 +11.11% 56
East Midlands +8 65 £325 +8.33% 16
North East -13 17 £328 -6.28% 6
Midlands +1 1 £450 +28.57% 2
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1430 (38.94%) Firewall
2 1242 (33.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1197 (32.60%) Windows
4 885 (24.10%) VMware
5 820 (22.33%) Microsoft
6 814 (22.17%) LAN
7 804 (21.90%) WAN
8 750 (20.42%) CCNP
9 724 (19.72%) Juniper
10 717 (19.53%) CheckPoint
11 659 (17.95%) Active Directory
12 600 (16.34%) ITIL
13 555 (15.11%) HP
14 539 (14.68%) CCNA
15 511 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
16 493 (13.43%) VPN
17 490 (13.34%) Network Security
18 487 (13.26%) Windows Server 2008
19 482 (13.13%) Cisco ASA
20 467 (12.72%) Linux
21 465 (12.66%) Security Cleared
22 457 (12.45%) DNS
23 455 (12.39%) Citrix
24 448 (12.20%) Telecoms
25 441 (12.01%) F5
26 440 (11.98%) Finance
27 418 (11.38%) MS Exchange
28 410 (11.17%) SAN
29 398 (10.84%) MPLS
30 391 (10.65%) Wireless

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 418 (11.38%) MS Exchange
2 238 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 147 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 125 (3.40%) Lync
5 104 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 103 (2.81%) Apache
7 96 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 85 (2.31%) IIS
9 71 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 50 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
11 33 (0.90%) IBM Notes
12 22 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
13 17 (0.46%) Tomcat
14 13 (0.35%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.30%) CMS
16 10 (0.27%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.22%) SAS
17 8 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
17 8 (0.22%) nginx
18 7 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 280 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 230 (6.26%) MS Office
3 59 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 31 (0.84%) MS Project
5 19 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.27%) Acrobat
7 7 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.082%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.054%) EPLAN
10 1 (0.027%) Vectorworks
10 1 (0.027%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.027%) CATIA
10 1 (0.027%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.027%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.027%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.14%) RMDS
5 4 (0.11%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.11%) Summit
5 4 (0.11%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.054%) Magento
7 1 (0.027%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.027%) ReMetrica
7 1 (0.027%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 39 (1.06%) Office 365
2 20 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.35%) SaaS
5 10 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.22%) PaaS
7 7 (0.19%) IaaS
8 4 (0.11%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.082%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.054%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.027%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.027%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1430 (38.94%) Firewall
2 814 (22.17%) LAN
3 804 (21.90%) WAN
4 493 (13.43%) VPN
5 490 (13.34%) Network Security
6 482 (13.13%) Cisco ASA
7 457 (12.45%) DNS
8 410 (11.17%) SAN
9 398 (10.84%) MPLS
10 391 (10.65%) Wireless
11 387 (10.54%) BGP
12 374 (10.19%) TCP/IP
13 367 (9.99%) VoIP
14 352 (9.59%) OSPF
15 312 (8.50%) Cisco Nexus
16 252 (6.86%) DHCP
17 246 (6.70%) Cisco IOS
18 205 (5.58%) VLAN
19 184 (5.01%) Internet
20 166 (4.52%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (5.72%) SQL Server
2 52 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (1.28%) MySQL
4 27 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 26 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 25 (0.68%) DB2
7 19 (0.52%) Relational Database
8 14 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (0.33%) Oracle Exadata
9 12 (0.33%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.22%) SAP BW
10 8 (0.22%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.16%) Ingres
11 6 (0.16%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (0.14%) HBase
12 5 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.11%) Big Data
13 4 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (0.49%) Jenkins
2 17 (0.46%) GDB
3 16 (0.44%) Hudson
4 10 (0.27%) Subversion
5 8 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (0.16%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.11%) JIRA
8 4 (0.11%) MSI
9 3 (0.082%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.054%) Wise Package Studio
10 2 (0.054%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.054%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.054%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.054%) Ant
10 2 (0.054%) RequisitePro
11 1 (0.027%) ProC
11 1 (0.027%) JUnit
11 1 (0.027%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.027%) Dreamweaver
General
1 448 (12.20%) Telecoms
2 440 (11.98%) Finance
3 199 (5.42%) Banking
4 72 (1.96%) Retail
5 57 (1.55%) Financial Institution
6 52 (1.42%) Investment Banking
7 35 (0.95%) Marketing
8 29 (0.79%) Billing
8 29 (0.79%) Back Office
9 28 (0.76%) French Language
10 25 (0.68%) Advertising
11 22 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 22 (0.60%) Law
12 18 (0.49%) Publishing
13 17 (0.46%) Spanish Language
13 17 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
13 17 (0.46%) Local Government
14 15 (0.41%) Legal
15 13 (0.35%) German Language
16 12 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 820 (22.33%) Network Engineer
2 349 (9.50%) Architect
3 317 (8.63%) Analyst
4 297 (8.09%) Consultant
5 268 (7.30%) Cisco Engineer
6 257 (7.00%) Support Engineer
7 244 (6.64%) Security Engineer
8 183 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 171 (4.66%) Project Manager
10 155 (4.22%) Network Security Engineer
11 135 (3.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 127 (3.46%) Network Support
13 114 (3.10%) Network Consultant
14 113 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support
15 112 (3.05%) Administrator
16 103 (2.81%) Support Analyst
17 102 (2.78%) Network Architect
18 99 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
18 99 (2.70%) IP Engineer
19 94 (2.56%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (1.58%) .NET
2 39 (1.06%) XMPP
3 36 (0.98%) HTML
4 33 (0.90%) XML
5 30 (0.82%) JSP
6 28 (0.76%) Web Services
7 25 (0.68%) CSS
8 24 (0.65%) ASP.NET
8 24 (0.65%) VXML
9 18 (0.49%) Middleware
10 10 (0.27%) Application Packaging
11 9 (0.25%) LAMP
11 9 (0.25%) SOAP
11 9 (0.25%) WAP
12 5 (0.14%) XSLT
12 5 (0.14%) WML
12 5 (0.14%) Rendezvous
12 5 (0.14%) Regular Expression
13 4 (0.11%) JSON
13 4 (0.11%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 122 (3.32%) Blackberry
2 92 (2.51%) Clustering
3 80 (2.18%) Video Conferencing
4 75 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 71 (1.93%) Thin Client
5 71 (1.93%) Fat Client
6 46 (1.25%) Replication
7 33 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 32 (0.87%) NHS
8 32 (0.87%) Open Source
8 32 (0.87%) Computer Science
9 31 (0.84%) iPhone
10 27 (0.74%) Statistics
11 26 (0.71%) PKI
12 23 (0.63%) Firmware
13 22 (0.60%) FlexPod
14 20 (0.54%) Hedge funds
15 19 (0.52%) CLARiiON
15 19 (0.52%) EqualLogic
16 18 (0.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1197 (32.60%) Windows
2 487 (13.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 467 (12.72%) Linux
4 303 (8.25%) Windows 7
5 301 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 223 (6.07%) UNIX
7 188 (5.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 186 (5.07%) Windows XP
9 101 (2.75%) Solaris
10 90 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 52 (1.42%) Windows 8
12 38 (1.03%) Android
13 32 (0.87%) AIX
14 29 (0.79%) Windows 2000
15 28 (0.76%) CentOS
16 26 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
17 19 (0.52%) Windows Vista
18 18 (0.49%) SUSE
19 16 (0.44%) VMS
20 15 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 600 (16.34%) ITIL
2 272 (7.41%) Migration
3 232 (6.32%) Network Design
4 221 (6.02%) Project Management
5 210 (5.72%) Load Balancing
6 169 (4.60%) Network Management
7 155 (4.22%) Service Management
8 150 (4.08%) PRINCE2
9 147 (4.00%) Change Management
10 138 (3.76%) Service Delivery
11 118 (3.21%) Disaster Recovery
12 105 (2.86%) Incident Management
13 90 (2.45%) Change Control
14 78 (2.12%) Network Architecture
15 71 (1.93%) Problem Management
16 63 (1.72%) Information Security
17 62 (1.69%) E-Commerce
17 62 (1.69%) Network Monitoring
18 55 (1.50%) Business Continuity
19 53 (1.44%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 244 (6.64%) SQL
2 101 (2.75%) Perl
3 92 (2.51%) PowerShell
4 89 (2.42%) C
5 49 (1.33%) Java
6 36 (0.98%) Python
7 33 (0.90%) VB
8 27 (0.74%) JavaScript
8 27 (0.74%) Bash Shell
9 25 (0.68%) Shell Script
10 24 (0.65%) PHP
11 22 (0.60%) Ruby
12 17 (0.46%) C#
13 15 (0.41%) VBScript
14 12 (0.33%) C++
15 11 (0.30%) VBA
16 10 (0.27%) Embedded C
17 9 (0.25%) Tcl
18 8 (0.22%) Korn
19 6 (0.16%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1242 (33.82%) Cisco Certification
2 750 (20.42%) CCNP
3 539 (14.68%) CCNA
4 465 (12.66%) Security Cleared
5 307 (8.36%) SC Cleared
6 250 (6.81%) CCIE
7 215 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 159 (4.33%) Degree
9 152 (4.14%) MCSE
10 109 (2.97%) CCDP
11 102 (2.78%) CCSE
12 97 (2.64%) CISSP
13 95 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 79 (2.15%) MCITP
15 76 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
16 75 (2.04%) DV Cleared
17 65 (1.77%) CCSA
18 51 (1.39%) CCVP
18 51 (1.39%) MCP
19 48 (1.31%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (4.06%) SLA
2 64 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 41 (1.12%) QA
3 41 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 17 (0.46%) JSP 440
6 14 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.27%) COBIT
8 3 (0.082%) GPG13
9 2 (0.054%) BS25999
10 1 (0.027%) BS7799
10 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.027%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 659 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 511 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 184 (5.01%) Hyper-V
4 147 (4.00%) vSphere
5 118 (3.21%) XenApp
6 87 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
7 72 (1.96%) VMware ESX
8 47 (1.28%) Xen
9 45 (1.23%) NFS
10 41 (1.12%) XenDesktop
11 38 (1.03%) XenServer
12 36 (0.98%) ProxySG
13 29 (0.79%) Squid
14 23 (0.63%) ISA Server
15 20 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
16 19 (0.52%) qmail
17 18 (0.49%) NLBS
17 18 (0.49%) Terminal Services
17 18 (0.49%) vCloud
18 17 (0.46%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 142 (3.87%) Cisco CUCM
2 135 (3.68%) SCCM
3 70 (1.91%) SCOM
3 70 (1.91%) Backup Exec
4 57 (1.55%) Cisco UCCE
5 51 (1.39%) Cisco UCCX
6 50 (1.36%) NetBackup
7 46 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 41 (1.12%) Tivoli
9 37 (1.01%) WSUS
9 37 (1.01%) FortiGate
10 36 (0.98%) Puppet
11 33 (0.90%) Cisco Prime
12 26 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
13 25 (0.68%) OPNET
14 24 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
14 24 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
15 22 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
16 19 (0.52%) Ansible
16 19 (0.52%) OpenView
Vendors
1 885 (24.10%) VMware
2 820 (22.33%) Microsoft
3 724 (19.72%) Juniper
4 717 (19.53%) CheckPoint
5 555 (15.11%) HP
6 455 (12.39%) Citrix
7 441 (12.01%) F5
8 241 (6.56%) Blue Coat
9 217 (5.91%) NetApp
10 215 (5.86%) EMC
11 177 (4.82%) Oracle
12 158 (4.30%) McAfee
13 157 (4.28%) IBM
14 135 (3.68%) Avaya
15 123 (3.35%) Symantec
16 102 (2.78%) Dell
17 96 (2.61%) SolarWinds
18 94 (2.56%) Red Hat
19 69 (1.88%) Nokia
19 69 (1.88%) Riverbed
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