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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 42 52 54
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2143 1732 1435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.42% 3.60% 3.36%
As % of the Vendors category 9.79% 7.99% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1255 1051 694
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 89 156
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -17.50%
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
21883 21671 19851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.17% 45.00% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13006 12550 10925
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 999 1000 1130
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £10.89 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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
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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 +15 887 £350 -6.66% 219
South East +2 451 £375 +7.14% 168
East of England +12 165 £313 +4.33% 42
North West +18 160 £325 +20.37% 53
West Midlands +38 159 £340 +13.33% 43
Yorkshire +23 132 £300 -22.58% 42
South West -2 88 £315 -3.07% 46
East Midlands +6 64 £363 +16.93% 24
North East -5 21 £228 +16.88% 5
Midlands +3 2 - - 1
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1742 (41.13%) Firewall
2 1611 (38.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1275 (30.11%) Windows
4 1117 (26.38%) VMware
5 1099 (25.95%) WAN
6 1070 (25.27%) LAN
7 980 (23.14%) CCNP
7 980 (23.14%) CheckPoint
8 895 (21.13%) Juniper
9 794 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 779 (18.39%) Cisco ASA
11 769 (18.16%) CCNA
12 723 (17.07%) ITIL
13 691 (16.32%) F5
14 681 (16.08%) Data Centre
15 678 (16.01%) VPN
16 665 (15.70%) Active Directory
17 640 (15.11%) Finance
18 619 (14.62%) VMware Infrastructure
19 605 (14.29%) Linux
20 602 (14.21%) BGP
21 588 (13.88%) MPLS
22 584 (13.79%) Network Security
23 580 (13.70%) OSPF
24 557 (13.15%) DNS
25 556 (13.13%) Security Cleared
26 538 (12.70%) HP
26 538 (12.70%) Wireless
27 522 (12.33%) Citrix
28 484 (11.43%) SAN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 317 (7.49%) MS Exchange
2 145 (3.42%) Lync
3 134 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 114 (2.69%) IIS
5 105 (2.48%) SharePoint
6 69 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 68 (1.61%) Apache
8 50 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 49 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
10 43 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 34 (0.80%) IBM Notes
12 30 (0.71%) Tomcat
13 23 (0.54%) WebLogic
14 22 (0.52%) WebSphere
15 20 (0.47%) OpenStack
15 20 (0.47%) JBoss
16 17 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
17 10 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
18 9 (0.21%) CMS
19 7 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 295 (6.97%) MS Excel
2 224 (5.29%) MS Office
3 92 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 47 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (0.64%) MS Project
6 21 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.071%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.047%) Vectorworks
8 2 (0.047%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.024%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.024%) Shockwave
9 1 (0.024%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 22 (0.52%) RMDS
2 9 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.094%) IntelliMatch
4 4 (0.094%) Kondor+
4 4 (0.094%) Misys Midas
4 4 (0.094%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.071%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.071%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.047%) Remedy AR System
6 2 (0.047%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.024%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.024%) INSURE/90
7 1 (0.024%) SAP CCM
7 1 (0.024%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.024%) Eikon
7 1 (0.024%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 53 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (1.18%) Office 365
3 43 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (0.52%) IaaS
5 13 (0.31%) PaaS
5 13 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.26%) SaaS
7 8 (0.19%) Google Apps
7 8 (0.19%) Mimecast
8 7 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.047%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.047%) Yammer
11 1 (0.024%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1742 (41.13%) Firewall
2 1099 (25.95%) WAN
3 1070 (25.27%) LAN
4 779 (18.39%) Cisco ASA
5 678 (16.01%) VPN
6 602 (14.21%) BGP
7 588 (13.88%) MPLS
8 584 (13.79%) Network Security
9 580 (13.70%) OSPF
10 557 (13.15%) DNS
11 538 (12.70%) Wireless
12 484 (11.43%) SAN
13 483 (11.40%) TCP/IP
14 459 (10.84%) Cisco Nexus
15 358 (8.45%) VoIP
16 340 (8.03%) DHCP
17 291 (6.87%) VLAN
18 281 (6.64%) Cisco IOS
19 261 (6.16%) EIGRP
20 252 (5.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (4.86%) SQL Server
2 54 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (0.94%) MySQL
4 33 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 32 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 23 (0.54%) NoSQL
7 21 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (0.40%) Relational Database
9 16 (0.38%) MongoDB
10 15 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (0.35%) Hadoop
11 12 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (0.26%) Big Data
13 8 (0.19%) HBase
13 8 (0.19%) Informix
14 7 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.17%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (0.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (0.28%) Jenkins
1 12 (0.28%) JIRA
2 10 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (0.19%) LoadRunner
4 6 (0.14%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.12%) MSI
6 4 (0.094%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (0.094%) JUnit
7 3 (0.071%) Gerrit
7 3 (0.071%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.047%) QUnit
8 2 (0.047%) Subversion
8 2 (0.047%) Maven
8 2 (0.047%) StarTeam
8 2 (0.047%) Log4j
8 2 (0.047%) JMeter
8 2 (0.047%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.047%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.047%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.024%) Ant
General
1 640 (15.11%) Finance
2 363 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 183 (4.32%) Banking
4 59 (1.39%) Investment Banking
5 55 (1.30%) Retail
6 40 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 29 (0.68%) Marketing
7 29 (0.68%) Multimedia
8 25 (0.59%) Back Office
9 21 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 21 (0.50%) Games
9 21 (0.50%) Local Government
10 20 (0.47%) Legal
11 17 (0.40%) Law
12 14 (0.33%) Publishing
13 13 (0.31%) Spanish Language
14 12 (0.28%) Advertising
15 11 (0.26%) Electronics
15 11 (0.26%) Billing
16 9 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 1180 (27.86%) Network Engineer
2 470 (11.10%) Analyst
3 381 (9.00%) Architect
4 301 (7.11%) Consultant
5 233 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 231 (5.45%) Cisco Engineer
7 214 (5.05%) Security Engineer
8 211 (4.98%) Support Engineer
9 175 (4.13%) Project Manager
10 143 (3.38%) Network Architect
10 143 (3.38%) Network Support
11 141 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
12 135 (3.19%) Senior Network Engineer
13 132 (3.12%) Support Analyst
13 132 (3.12%) Administrator
13 132 (3.12%) Network Analyst
14 112 (2.64%) Network Consultant
14 112 (2.64%) Infrastructure Architect
15 111 (2.62%) IP Engineer
16 105 (2.48%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (1.70%) .NET
2 70 (1.65%) HTML
3 65 (1.53%) XMPP
4 50 (1.18%) Web Services
5 41 (0.97%) Middleware
5 41 (0.97%) CSS
6 39 (0.92%) JSP
6 39 (0.92%) ASP.NET
7 23 (0.54%) XML
8 22 (0.52%) Rendezvous
9 16 (0.38%) REST
9 16 (0.38%) SOAP
10 14 (0.33%) VXML
11 13 (0.31%) Application Packaging
12 12 (0.28%) JSON
12 12 (0.28%) J2EE
13 10 (0.24%) Regular Expression
14 9 (0.21%) Java EE
15 7 (0.17%) XSLT
15 7 (0.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 681 (16.08%) Data Centre
2 155 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 110 (2.60%) PKI
4 102 (2.41%) Clustering
5 99 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
6 83 (1.96%) Blackberry
7 80 (1.89%) Management Information System
8 71 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 62 (1.46%) Thin Client
9 62 (1.46%) Fat Client
10 50 (1.18%) Replication
11 48 (1.13%) Computer Science
12 36 (0.85%) FlexPod
12 36 (0.85%) iPhone
13 35 (0.83%) IVR
14 33 (0.78%) Symmetrix
15 31 (0.73%) NHS
15 31 (0.73%) CLARiiON
16 27 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
17 26 (0.61%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 1275 (30.11%) Windows
2 605 (14.29%) Linux
3 444 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 333 (7.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 313 (7.39%) UNIX
6 282 (6.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 235 (5.55%) Windows 7
8 148 (3.49%) Solaris
9 93 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 93 (2.20%) Windows XP
10 52 (1.23%) CentOS
11 51 (1.20%) Windows 8
12 47 (1.11%) Android
13 41 (0.97%) Ubuntu
14 38 (0.90%) HPUX
15 30 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
16 28 (0.66%) Windows 2000
17 27 (0.64%) AIX
18 26 (0.61%) VMS
19 20 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 723 (17.07%) ITIL
2 369 (8.71%) Load Balancing
3 339 (8.00%) Migration
4 301 (7.11%) Project Management
5 274 (6.47%) Network Design
6 225 (5.31%) Network Management
7 192 (4.53%) Service Delivery
8 190 (4.49%) Change Management
9 189 (4.46%) Service Management
10 155 (3.66%) PRINCE2
11 144 (3.40%) Incident Management
12 136 (3.21%) Network Monitoring
13 120 (2.83%) Kalman Filter
14 108 (2.55%) Capacity Planning
15 99 (2.34%) E-Commerce
16 89 (2.10%) Disaster Recovery
17 87 (2.05%) Network Architecture
18 85 (2.01%) Stakeholder Management
19 83 (1.96%) Change Control
20 82 (1.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 276 (6.52%) SQL
2 108 (2.55%) C
3 101 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 92 (2.17%) Perl
5 82 (1.94%) Python
6 73 (1.72%) JavaScript
7 50 (1.18%) Shell Script
8 45 (1.06%) Java
9 37 (0.87%) PHP
10 27 (0.64%) VB
10 27 (0.64%) Bash Shell
11 16 (0.38%) Lisp
12 15 (0.35%) VBScript
13 14 (0.33%) Korn
13 14 (0.33%) C++
14 10 (0.24%) Ruby
15 8 (0.19%) C#
16 6 (0.14%) C-shell
17 5 (0.12%) Tcl
18 4 (0.094%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1611 (38.04%) Cisco Certification
2 980 (23.14%) CCNP
3 769 (18.16%) CCNA
4 556 (13.13%) Security Cleared
5 415 (9.80%) SC Cleared
6 297 (7.01%) CCIE
7 252 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 170 (4.01%) Degree
9 154 (3.64%) MCSE
10 127 (3.00%) CISSP
11 117 (2.76%) MCITP
12 116 (2.74%) CCSE
13 111 (2.62%) DV Cleared
14 102 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 100 (2.36%) CCDP
16 57 (1.35%) CCIP
17 54 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
17 54 (1.28%) CCSA
18 51 (1.20%) MCP
19 47 (1.11%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (3.92%) SLA
2 62 (1.46%) QA
3 59 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 56 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.26%) JSP 440
7 8 (0.19%) COBIT
8 7 (0.17%) GPG13
8 7 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.094%) COSO
10 2 (0.047%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.047%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.024%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.024%) TickIT
11 1 (0.024%) BS25999
System Software
1 665 (15.70%) Active Directory
2 619 (14.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 245 (5.79%) vSphere
4 199 (4.70%) Hyper-V
5 121 (2.86%) XenApp
6 98 (2.31%) VMware ESX
7 94 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
8 53 (1.25%) XenDesktop
9 49 (1.16%) XenServer
10 48 (1.13%) vCloud
11 46 (1.09%) ProxySG
12 44 (1.04%) NFS
13 34 (0.80%) Xen
14 30 (0.71%) SRDF
14 30 (0.71%) Firmware
15 22 (0.52%) VMware Server
16 21 (0.50%) Terminal Services
17 19 (0.45%) Sendmail
18 18 (0.43%) Samba
19 17 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 179 (4.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 129 (3.05%) SCCM
3 87 (2.05%) Cisco UCCE
4 69 (1.63%) Cisco UCCX
5 60 (1.42%) Cisco Prime
6 57 (1.35%) FortiGate
7 51 (1.20%) SCOM
8 44 (1.04%) CiscoWorks
9 43 (1.02%) Cisco IPCC
10 40 (0.94%) Nagios
11 39 (0.92%) NetBackup
12 37 (0.87%) Tivoli
13 33 (0.78%) Puppet
14 32 (0.76%) Backup Exec
14 32 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 30 (0.71%) CA Spectrum
15 30 (0.71%) WSUS
16 27 (0.64%) OpenView
17 23 (0.54%) OPNET
18 22 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1117 (26.38%) VMware
2 980 (23.14%) CheckPoint
3 895 (21.13%) Juniper
4 794 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 691 (16.32%) F5
6 538 (12.70%) HP
7 522 (12.33%) Citrix
8 336 (7.93%) NetApp
9 332 (7.84%) Blue Coat
10 279 (6.59%) SolarWinds
11 231 (5.45%) EMC
12 199 (4.70%) Oracle
13 151 (3.57%) IBM
14 149 (3.52%) McAfee
15 134 (3.16%) Avaya
16 133 (3.14%) Red Hat
17 131 (3.09%) Brocade
18 122 (2.88%) Infoblox
19 107 (2.53%) Fortinet
20 101 (2.38%) Dell
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