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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 40 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2230 1660 1786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.25% 3.47% 3.51%
As % of the Vendors category 9.43% 7.54% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1304 907 896
Average daily rate
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£365 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.88% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 99 135
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.00 £13.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
23659 22026 23847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.11% 46.08% 46.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14048 12774 12688
Average daily rate £396 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1158 1062 1250
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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
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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 +18 964 £388 +0.12% 217
South East +9 492 £350 - 161
South West +6 161 £300 -7.69% 62
West Midlands +7 139 £350 +11.11% 57
North West +1 136 £365 +14.42% 58
East of England -5 131 £350 +20.68% 47
Yorkshire +11 92 £313 -19.35% 47
East Midlands +8 70 £363 -0.68% 22
North East -21 25 £348 +15.91% 7
Midlands +1 3 £350 +2.18%
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1678 (41.28%) Firewall
2 1446 (35.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1213 (29.84%) Windows
4 992 (24.40%) WAN
5 989 (24.33%) LAN
6 959 (23.59%) VMware
7 871 (21.43%) CCNP
8 834 (20.52%) Microsoft
9 830 (20.42%) CheckPoint
10 789 (19.41%) Juniper
11 752 (18.50%) ITIL
12 674 (16.58%) CCNA
13 666 (16.38%) Active Directory
14 597 (14.69%) HP
15 562 (13.83%) VPN
16 553 (13.60%) Cisco ASA
17 542 (13.33%) F5
18 532 (13.09%) BGP
19 529 (13.01%) Finance
19 529 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
20 501 (12.32%) SAN
21 495 (12.18%) Security Cleared
22 489 (12.03%) Linux
23 484 (11.91%) DNS
24 483 (11.88%) Windows Server 2008
25 474 (11.66%) MPLS
25 474 (11.66%) Network Security
26 473 (11.64%) OSPF
26 473 (11.64%) Cisco Nexus
27 441 (10.85%) Citrix

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 385 (9.47%) MS Exchange
2 202 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 157 (3.86%) SharePoint
4 122 (3.00%) Lync
5 102 (2.51%) IIS
5 102 (2.51%) Apache
6 94 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 94 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 70 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 38 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
9 26 (0.64%) JBoss
10 21 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
11 20 (0.49%) Tomcat
11 20 (0.49%) IBM Notes
12 17 (0.42%) WebSphere
13 15 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
14 13 (0.32%) WebLogic
15 11 (0.27%) OpenStack
16 9 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2000
17 8 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 320 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 243 (5.98%) MS Office
3 70 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 39 (0.96%) MS Project
5 25 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.15%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.074%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.049%) EPLAN
10 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.025%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.025%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.025%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 19 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (0.30%) Eikon
3 8 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.17%) Summit
5 6 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.12%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.074%) RMDS
9 2 (0.049%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.049%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.049%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.025%) ReMetrica
10 1 (0.025%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.025%) Magento
10 1 (0.025%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.025%) assyst
10 1 (0.025%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 44 (1.08%) Office 365
2 23 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (0.52%) SaaS
4 16 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (0.27%) IaaS
5 11 (0.27%) PaaS
6 10 (0.25%) Google Apps
7 8 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.098%) IBM SmartCloud
9 3 (0.074%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.049%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1678 (41.28%) Firewall
2 992 (24.40%) WAN
3 989 (24.33%) LAN
4 562 (13.83%) VPN
5 553 (13.60%) Cisco ASA
6 532 (13.09%) BGP
7 501 (12.32%) SAN
8 484 (11.91%) DNS
9 474 (11.66%) MPLS
9 474 (11.66%) Network Security
10 473 (11.64%) OSPF
10 473 (11.64%) Cisco Nexus
11 416 (10.23%) Wireless
12 390 (9.59%) TCP/IP
13 351 (8.63%) VoIP
14 283 (6.96%) DHCP
15 259 (6.37%) VLAN
16 231 (5.68%) Cisco IOS
17 221 (5.44%) EIGRP
18 212 (5.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 48 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (0.96%) MySQL
4 32 (0.79%) DB2
5 30 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 22 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 22 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
8 12 (0.30%) MongoDB
8 12 (0.30%) Relational Database
9 11 (0.27%) Big Data
10 10 (0.25%) Data Mining
11 9 (0.22%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.22%) RDBMS
11 9 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.17%) HBase
13 7 (0.17%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 20 (0.49%) Jenkins
2 19 (0.47%) Hudson
3 17 (0.42%) GDB
4 12 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.17%) MSI
7 5 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.074%) Subversion
8 3 (0.074%) JIRA
8 3 (0.074%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.049%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.049%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.049%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.025%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.025%) Lombardi
10 1 (0.025%) FrontPage
10 1 (0.025%) WebLOAD
10 1 (0.025%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.025%) Ant
10 1 (0.025%) ProC
General
1 529 (13.01%) Finance
2 430 (10.58%) Telecoms
3 229 (5.63%) Banking
4 94 (2.31%) Retail
5 57 (1.40%) Investment Banking
6 36 (0.89%) Financial Institution
7 35 (0.86%) Marketing
8 27 (0.66%) Legal
9 25 (0.62%) Spanish Language
9 25 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 23 (0.57%) Back Office
11 21 (0.52%) Advertising
12 20 (0.49%) French Language
13 19 (0.47%) Billing
14 18 (0.44%) Law
15 17 (0.42%) Local Government
16 16 (0.39%) German Language
17 13 (0.32%) Publishing
18 12 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
19 11 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 966 (23.76%) Network Engineer
2 376 (9.25%) Architect
3 362 (8.91%) Consultant
4 329 (8.09%) Analyst
5 310 (7.63%) Cisco Engineer
6 233 (5.73%) Support Engineer
7 219 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 210 (5.17%) Security Engineer
9 178 (4.38%) Project Manager
10 146 (3.59%) Network Consultant
11 139 (3.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 134 (3.30%) Network Security Engineer
13 132 (3.25%) Network Support
14 114 (2.80%) Design Engineer
15 110 (2.71%) 3rd Line Support
16 107 (2.63%) Network Architect
16 107 (2.63%) Administrator
17 104 (2.56%) Support Analyst
18 103 (2.53%) IP Engineer
19 100 (2.46%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (1.18%) XMPP
2 47 (1.16%) .NET
3 40 (0.98%) CSS
4 37 (0.91%) Middleware
5 34 (0.84%) HTML
5 34 (0.84%) JSP
6 33 (0.81%) Web Services
7 23 (0.57%) VXML
7 23 (0.57%) ASP.NET
8 19 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
9 15 (0.37%) SOAP
10 13 (0.32%) Regular Expression
10 13 (0.32%) XML
11 12 (0.30%) WAP
12 9 (0.22%) Application Packaging
13 6 (0.15%) LAMP
14 5 (0.12%) Oracle Fusion
14 5 (0.12%) WML
15 4 (0.098%) COM+
15 4 (0.098%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 132 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (3.22%) Blackberry
3 101 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
4 86 (2.12%) Management Information System
5 81 (1.99%) Clustering
6 66 (1.62%) Thin Client
6 66 (1.62%) Fat Client
7 47 (1.16%) Replication
8 44 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 39 (0.96%) PKI
10 34 (0.84%) FlexPod
10 34 (0.84%) Open Source
10 34 (0.84%) User Experience
11 33 (0.81%) Client/Server
12 31 (0.76%) CESG
13 28 (0.69%) NHS
14 26 (0.64%) Visualisation
15 24 (0.59%) Statistics
16 22 (0.54%) IVR
17 21 (0.52%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 1213 (29.84%) Windows
2 489 (12.03%) Linux
3 483 (11.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 329 (8.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 283 (6.96%) Windows 7
6 246 (6.05%) UNIX
7 196 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 168 (4.13%) Windows XP
9 126 (3.10%) Solaris
10 90 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 68 (1.67%) Windows 8
12 40 (0.98%) AIX
13 28 (0.69%) CentOS
13 28 (0.69%) Android
14 23 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
15 22 (0.54%) HPUX
16 21 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
16 21 (0.52%) SUSE
17 17 (0.42%) Windows 2000
18 16 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 752 (18.50%) ITIL
2 314 (7.72%) Migration
3 303 (7.45%) Network Design
4 301 (7.40%) Load Balancing
5 237 (5.83%) Project Management
6 220 (5.41%) Network Management
7 192 (4.72%) Service Management
8 157 (3.86%) Service Delivery
9 153 (3.76%) Change Management
10 139 (3.42%) Network Monitoring
11 136 (3.35%) PRINCE2
12 120 (2.95%) Network Architecture
13 113 (2.78%) Mentoring
14 111 (2.73%) Change Control
15 109 (2.68%) Incident Management
16 97 (2.39%) Disaster Recovery
17 78 (1.92%) Problem Management
18 74 (1.82%) Information Security
18 74 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
19 66 (1.62%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 238 (5.85%) SQL
2 106 (2.61%) Perl
3 92 (2.26%) PowerShell
4 50 (1.23%) Java
4 50 (1.23%) C
5 34 (0.84%) Shell Script
6 32 (0.79%) Python
7 31 (0.76%) JavaScript
8 27 (0.66%) Bash Shell
9 26 (0.64%) VB
10 24 (0.59%) VBScript
11 22 (0.54%) C++
12 16 (0.39%) PHP
13 14 (0.34%) C#
14 12 (0.30%) VBA
15 11 (0.27%) Ruby
15 11 (0.27%) Lisp
16 10 (0.25%) Tcl
16 10 (0.25%) Embedded C
17 9 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1446 (35.57%) Cisco Certification
2 871 (21.43%) CCNP
3 674 (16.58%) CCNA
4 495 (12.18%) Security Cleared
5 382 (9.40%) SC Cleared
6 325 (8.00%) CCIE
7 221 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 147 (3.62%) Degree
9 144 (3.54%) MCSE
10 123 (3.03%) CCDP
11 110 (2.71%) CCSE
12 105 (2.58%) CISSP
13 91 (2.24%) DV Cleared
14 83 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 75 (1.85%) MCITP
16 72 (1.77%) CCSA
16 72 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
17 61 (1.50%) CCSP
18 48 (1.18%) MCP
19 47 (1.16%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (4.90%) SLA
2 67 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 55 (1.35%) QA
4 54 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 25 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 20 (0.49%) JSP 440
7 9 (0.22%) COBIT
8 4 (0.098%) GPG13
9 2 (0.049%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.025%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.025%) BS25999
10 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.025%) BS7799
System Software
1 666 (16.38%) Active Directory
2 529 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 184 (4.53%) Hyper-V
4 177 (4.35%) vSphere
5 123 (3.03%) XenApp
6 92 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
7 78 (1.92%) VMware ESX
8 74 (1.82%) ProxySG
9 48 (1.18%) NFS
10 45 (1.11%) XenServer
11 42 (1.03%) Xen
12 41 (1.01%) XenDesktop
13 35 (0.86%) Snort
14 29 (0.71%) Terminal Services
15 27 (0.66%) Firmware
16 25 (0.62%) vCloud
16 25 (0.62%) NLBS
17 23 (0.57%) Squid
17 23 (0.57%) ISA Server
18 22 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 148 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 137 (3.37%) SCCM
3 77 (1.89%) Backup Exec
4 68 (1.67%) SCOM
5 66 (1.62%) Cisco UCCE
6 53 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
7 50 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
8 49 (1.21%) NetBackup
9 48 (1.18%) WSUS
10 46 (1.13%) FortiGate
11 45 (1.11%) OPNET
12 42 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 38 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
13 38 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
14 32 (0.79%) Tivoli
14 32 (0.79%) OpenView
15 31 (0.76%) Puppet
16 27 (0.66%) WhatsUp Gold
17 25 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
18 22 (0.54%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 959 (23.59%) VMware
2 834 (20.52%) Microsoft
3 830 (20.42%) CheckPoint
4 789 (19.41%) Juniper
5 597 (14.69%) HP
6 542 (13.33%) F5
7 441 (10.85%) Citrix
8 259 (6.37%) Blue Coat
9 218 (5.36%) EMC
10 213 (5.24%) NetApp
11 182 (4.48%) Oracle
12 164 (4.03%) SolarWinds
13 158 (3.89%) IBM
14 150 (3.69%) Avaya
15 145 (3.57%) Symantec
16 131 (3.22%) McAfee
17 119 (2.93%) Dell
18 112 (2.76%) Nokia
19 101 (2.48%) Red Hat
20 100 (2.46%) Riverbed
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
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Exeter, Devon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
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Experis Ltd
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Rate: £280 - £305 per day
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London
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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Manchester, Lancashire
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
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East London
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Redhill, Surrey
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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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