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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 44 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2092 2043 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.94% 4.06% 3.61%
As % of the Vendors category 8.94% 8.90% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1245 1221 957
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 95 112
Average hourly rate £19.75 £20.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -8.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +2.32%
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
23413 22961 22201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.06% 45.63% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14134 13103 12594
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £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 1002 1014 1025
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 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 28 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 28 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
(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 -6 787 £400 +5.26% 207
South East -1 508 £360 +2.85% 138
Yorkshire +16 162 £300 -0.82% 44
East of England +9 156 £310 -11.42% 40
North West -5 156 £325 -7.14% 53
South West -2 129 £333 - 53
West Midlands +4 100 £325 +12.06% 38
East Midlands -9 61 £350 - 17
North East -28 16 £294 -6.81% 7
Midlands +7 6 £323 -19.37%
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 1814 (42.47%) Firewall
2 1602 (37.51%) Cisco Certification
3 1263 (29.57%) WAN
4 1258 (29.45%) Windows
5 1236 (28.94%) LAN
6 1052 (24.63%) VMware
7 1002 (23.46%) CCNP
8 963 (22.55%) CheckPoint
9 867 (20.30%) Juniper
10 823 (19.27%) Microsoft
11 805 (18.85%) CCNA
12 760 (17.79%) ITIL
13 749 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
14 731 (17.12%) Data Centre
15 700 (16.39%) VPN
16 668 (15.64%) Active Directory
17 663 (15.52%) F5
18 624 (14.61%) Finance
19 611 (14.31%) Network Security
20 598 (14.00%) Wireless
21 592 (13.86%) BGP
22 587 (13.74%) Linux
23 568 (13.30%) MPLS
24 563 (13.18%) TCP/IP
24 563 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
25 562 (13.16%) DNS
26 549 (12.85%) Citrix
27 542 (12.69%) HP
27 542 (12.69%) OSPF
27 542 (12.69%) Security Cleared

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 327 (7.66%) MS Exchange
2 155 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 132 (3.09%) Lync
4 127 (2.97%) SharePoint
5 122 (2.86%) IIS
6 75 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 72 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 60 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
9 57 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 53 (1.24%) Apache
11 32 (0.75%) Tomcat
11 32 (0.75%) OpenStack
12 24 (0.56%) JBoss
12 24 (0.56%) IBM Notes
13 22 (0.52%) WebSphere
14 17 (0.40%) CMS
15 13 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
15 13 (0.30%) WebLogic
16 12 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
16 12 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 304 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 229 (5.36%) MS Office
3 97 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 47 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.54%) MS Project
6 12 (0.28%) 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 14 (0.33%) RMDS
2 11 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 8 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.12%) SAP CCM
5 5 (0.12%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.094%) Kondor+
6 4 (0.094%) Misys Midas
6 4 (0.094%) IntelliMatch
7 3 (0.070%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.070%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.047%) Remedy AR System
8 2 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.047%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.047%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.023%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.023%) INSURE/90
9 1 (0.023%) TeleForm
9 1 (0.023%) Eikon
9 1 (0.023%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 75 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (1.33%) Office 365
4 31 (0.73%) IaaS
4 31 (0.73%) SaaS
5 29 (0.68%) PaaS
6 19 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.23%) Google Apps
8 6 (0.14%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.094%) IBM PureFlex
10 3 (0.070%) Yammer
11 2 (0.047%) Symantec.cloud
11 2 (0.047%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.023%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.023%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.023%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.023%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1814 (42.47%) Firewall
2 1263 (29.57%) WAN
3 1236 (28.94%) LAN
4 749 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
5 700 (16.39%) VPN
6 611 (14.31%) Network Security
7 598 (14.00%) Wireless
8 592 (13.86%) BGP
9 568 (13.30%) MPLS
10 563 (13.18%) TCP/IP
11 562 (13.16%) DNS
12 542 (12.69%) OSPF
13 509 (11.92%) SAN
14 497 (11.64%) Cisco Nexus
15 456 (10.68%) VoIP
16 366 (8.57%) DHCP
17 342 (8.01%) VLAN
18 286 (6.70%) EIGRP
19 279 (6.53%) Cisco IOS
20 277 (6.49%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 62 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 32 (0.75%) MySQL
5 29 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (0.56%) DB2
7 22 (0.52%) Hadoop
8 20 (0.47%) Big Data
9 16 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (0.37%) Relational Database
10 15 (0.35%) Oracle Database
11 11 (0.26%) RDBMS
11 11 (0.26%) NoSQL
12 10 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
13 8 (0.19%) HBase
13 8 (0.19%) Informix
14 6 (0.14%) MongoDB
15 5 (0.12%) MS Access
15 5 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (0.094%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 18 (0.42%) Jenkins
3 14 (0.33%) Git (software)
3 14 (0.33%) JIRA
4 11 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.12%) Subversion
6 4 (0.094%) MSI
7 3 (0.070%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.070%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.070%) Gerrit
7 3 (0.070%) StarTeam
8 2 (0.047%) Hudson
8 2 (0.047%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.023%) ProC
9 1 (0.023%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.023%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.023%) Maven
9 1 (0.023%) GCC
9 1 (0.023%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.023%) TeamCity
General
1 624 (14.61%) Finance
2 328 (7.68%) Telecoms
3 163 (3.82%) Banking
4 73 (1.71%) Retail
5 46 (1.08%) Investment Banking
6 42 (0.98%) Legal
7 35 (0.82%) Marketing
8 32 (0.75%) Multimedia
9 31 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 29 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 24 (0.56%) Back Office
12 23 (0.54%) Publishing
13 19 (0.44%) Advertising
14 17 (0.40%) Law
15 16 (0.37%) Local Government
16 13 (0.30%) Military
17 11 (0.26%) French Language
17 11 (0.26%) Electronics
18 10 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 1238 (28.99%) Network Engineer
2 487 (11.40%) Analyst
3 413 (9.67%) Architect
4 276 (6.46%) Consultant
5 241 (5.64%) Cisco Engineer
6 224 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 210 (4.92%) Support Engineer
8 203 (4.75%) Security Engineer
9 174 (4.07%) Project Manager
10 158 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
11 150 (3.51%) Network Architect
12 146 (3.42%) Support Analyst
12 146 (3.42%) Administrator
13 139 (3.25%) Network Security Engineer
14 128 (3.00%) Network Support
15 122 (2.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 117 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support
17 111 (2.60%) Infrastructure Architect
18 107 (2.51%) Network Analyst
19 93 (2.18%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (2.60%) 802.1X
2 66 (1.55%) XMPP
3 65 (1.52%) .NET
4 54 (1.26%) Middleware
5 49 (1.15%) CSS
6 42 (0.98%) Web Services
7 36 (0.84%) HTML
8 23 (0.54%) ASP.NET
9 17 (0.40%) JSP
10 15 (0.35%) XML
10 15 (0.35%) REST
11 14 (0.33%) Rendezvous
12 12 (0.28%) SOAP
13 11 (0.26%) J2EE
14 10 (0.23%) Application Packaging
14 10 (0.23%) VXML
15 9 (0.21%) LAMP
16 7 (0.16%) SAML
16 7 (0.16%) MAPI
16 7 (0.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 731 (17.12%) Data Centre
2 133 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
3 131 (3.07%) PKI
4 120 (2.81%) Video Conferencing
5 99 (2.32%) Blackberry
6 96 (2.25%) Clustering
7 94 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 82 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 63 (1.48%) Computer Science
10 52 (1.22%) NHS
11 50 (1.17%) Replication
12 42 (0.98%) EMC VMAX
13 41 (0.96%) Thin Client
13 41 (0.96%) Fat Client
14 40 (0.94%) IVR
14 40 (0.94%) EMC VNX
15 36 (0.84%) iPhone
16 29 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
17 27 (0.63%) CLARiiON
18 26 (0.61%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1258 (29.45%) Windows
2 587 (13.74%) Linux
3 471 (11.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 332 (7.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 322 (7.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 275 (6.44%) UNIX
7 244 (5.71%) Windows 7
8 115 (2.69%) Solaris
9 102 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 90 (2.11%) Android
10 90 (2.11%) Windows XP
11 55 (1.29%) Windows 8
12 49 (1.15%) CentOS
13 41 (0.96%) Ubuntu
14 38 (0.89%) Data ONTAP
15 31 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
16 24 (0.56%) Mac OS X
17 22 (0.52%) Windows 2000
18 18 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
19 17 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 760 (17.79%) ITIL
2 383 (8.97%) Load Balancing
3 336 (7.87%) Migration
4 306 (7.16%) Project Management
5 279 (6.53%) Network Design
6 237 (5.55%) Service Delivery
7 191 (4.47%) Service Management
8 190 (4.45%) Change Management
8 190 (4.45%) Network Management
9 174 (4.07%) PRINCE2
10 161 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
11 136 (3.18%) Network Monitoring
12 135 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
13 123 (2.88%) Incident Management
14 117 (2.74%) Capacity Planning
15 98 (2.29%) Change Control
16 95 (2.22%) Network Architecture
17 92 (2.15%) Stakeholder Management
18 90 (2.11%) Information Security
19 89 (2.08%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 306 (7.16%) SQL
2 112 (2.62%) PowerShell
3 72 (1.69%) Perl
4 70 (1.64%) C
5 69 (1.62%) Python
6 55 (1.29%) JavaScript
7 49 (1.15%) Java
8 40 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 37 (0.87%) VB
10 32 (0.75%) PHP
11 24 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 15 (0.35%) VBScript
12 15 (0.35%) Ruby
13 13 (0.30%) C++
14 10 (0.23%) Korn
14 10 (0.23%) Lisp
15 8 (0.19%) Tcl
16 6 (0.14%) C-shell
16 6 (0.14%) C#
17 5 (0.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1602 (37.51%) Cisco Certification
2 1002 (23.46%) CCNP
3 805 (18.85%) CCNA
4 542 (12.69%) Security Cleared
5 403 (9.44%) SC Cleared
6 273 (6.39%) CCIE
7 243 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 197 (4.61%) Degree
9 164 (3.84%) MCSE
10 122 (2.86%) CISSP
11 104 (2.44%) DV Cleared
12 103 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 94 (2.20%) CCSA
14 93 (2.18%) CCSE
14 93 (2.18%) CCDP
15 81 (1.90%) MCITP
16 70 (1.64%) MCSA
17 67 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
18 63 (1.48%) CCVP
19 46 (1.08%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (4.71%) SLA
2 85 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 59 (1.38%) QA
4 47 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 31 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.26%) HIPAA
7 10 (0.23%) JSP 440
8 8 (0.19%) COBIT
9 4 (0.094%) COSO
9 4 (0.094%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.070%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.047%) GPG13
12 1 (0.023%) TickIT
12 1 (0.023%) BS25999
System Software
1 668 (15.64%) Active Directory
2 563 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 259 (6.06%) vSphere
4 181 (4.24%) Hyper-V
5 162 (3.79%) XenApp
6 119 (2.79%) VMware ESX
7 72 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
8 70 (1.64%) ProxySG
9 52 (1.22%) NFS
10 51 (1.19%) XenDesktop
11 32 (0.75%) XenServer
12 31 (0.73%) vCloud
13 29 (0.68%) NLBS
14 26 (0.61%) Xen
15 25 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
15 25 (0.59%) Firmware
16 24 (0.56%) Snort
17 23 (0.54%) VMware Server
18 22 (0.52%) Terminal Services
19 17 (0.40%) Samba
Systems Management
1 196 (4.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 122 (2.86%) SCCM
3 101 (2.36%) Cisco UCCX
4 97 (2.27%) Cisco UCCE
5 58 (1.36%) Cisco Prime
6 57 (1.33%) FortiGate
7 54 (1.26%) SCOM
8 53 (1.24%) Tivoli
9 52 (1.22%) WSUS
10 50 (1.17%) Puppet
11 45 (1.05%) NetBackup
12 43 (1.01%) CiscoWorks
13 42 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 38 (0.89%) Backup Exec
14 38 (0.89%) SolarWinds Orion
15 35 (0.82%) Nagios
16 34 (0.80%) CA Spectrum
17 31 (0.73%) Cisco IPCC
17 31 (0.73%) EMC VPLEX
18 28 (0.66%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1052 (24.63%) VMware
2 963 (22.55%) CheckPoint
3 867 (20.30%) Juniper
4 823 (19.27%) Microsoft
5 663 (15.52%) F5
6 549 (12.85%) Citrix
7 542 (12.69%) HP
8 298 (6.98%) NetApp
9 285 (6.67%) Blue Coat
10 270 (6.32%) SolarWinds
11 184 (4.31%) IBM
11 184 (4.31%) EMC
12 181 (4.24%) McAfee
13 172 (4.03%) Oracle
14 149 (3.49%) Red Hat
15 142 (3.32%) Brocade
16 141 (3.30%) Avaya
17 133 (3.11%) Dell
18 122 (2.86%) Aruba
19 119 (2.79%) Fortinet
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 17 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £349.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £20 to £25 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £382.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £600.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £300.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Stealth IT Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
MSF UK (MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERES)
Rate: £29,525.18 per annum pro rata + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £420.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday