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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 42 55 58
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2087 1461 1293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.52% 3.28% 3.19%
As % of the Vendors category 9.83% 7.20% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1244 852 616
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £198 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.22% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 75 137
Average hourly rate £20.50 £19.15 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% -12.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.44 £30.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -14.28%
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
21232 20301 19024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.98% 45.61% 46.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12696 11634 10217
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 938 931 1232
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% -13.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £10.79 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +24 891 £375 - 350
South East +5 511 £360 +6.66% 178
Yorkshire +17 147 £344 +14.58% 61
South West +10 141 £350 +7.69% 58
North West +32 126 £340 -0.54% 52
East of England +3 95 £263 -19.23% 39
West Midlands +13 87 £325 -1.02% 41
East Midlands +18 45 £313 +160.41% 15
North East +8 36 £365 -1.35% 2
Midlands +9 2 - - 1
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1878 (43.22%) Firewall
2 1671 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
3 1244 (28.63%) Windows
4 1100 (25.32%) LAN
5 1098 (25.27%) WAN
6 1041 (23.96%) VMware
7 1034 (23.80%) CCNP
8 960 (22.09%) CheckPoint
9 818 (18.83%) Microsoft
10 802 (18.46%) CCNA
11 794 (18.27%) ITIL
12 792 (18.23%) Juniper
13 713 (16.41%) Cisco ASA
14 680 (15.65%) BGP
15 658 (15.14%) VPN
15 658 (15.14%) F5
16 623 (14.34%) OSPF
17 616 (14.18%) Finance
18 611 (14.06%) Active Directory
19 578 (13.30%) MPLS
20 573 (13.19%) Security Cleared
21 570 (13.12%) Cisco Nexus
22 564 (12.98%) HP
23 560 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
24 535 (12.31%) Linux
25 523 (12.04%) Network Security
26 499 (11.48%) SAN
27 488 (11.23%) DNS
28 466 (10.72%) Telecoms
29 463 (10.66%) Citrix

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 353 (8.12%) MS Exchange
2 172 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 160 (3.68%) Lync
4 139 (3.20%) SharePoint
5 117 (2.69%) IIS
6 88 (2.03%) Apache
7 81 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 67 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
9 55 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 43 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
11 31 (0.71%) IBM Notes
12 26 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
13 21 (0.48%) OpenStack
14 20 (0.46%) Tomcat
15 18 (0.41%) WebSphere
16 17 (0.39%) WebLogic
17 14 (0.32%) JBoss
18 10 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
19 9 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
19 9 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 310 (7.13%) MS Excel
2 228 (5.25%) MS Office
3 65 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 36 (0.83%) MS Project
5 29 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.21%) AutoCAD
7 8 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.046%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.046%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.023%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 21 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (0.35%) Eikon
3 12 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.12%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.069%) Summit
7 2 (0.046%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.023%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.023%) RMDS
8 1 (0.023%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 39 (0.90%) Office 365
2 35 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (0.46%) SaaS
5 16 (0.37%) IaaS
6 12 (0.28%) PaaS
7 10 (0.23%) Google Apps
7 10 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.092%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.092%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.046%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1878 (43.22%) Firewall
2 1100 (25.32%) LAN
3 1098 (25.27%) WAN
4 713 (16.41%) Cisco ASA
5 680 (15.65%) BGP
6 658 (15.14%) VPN
7 623 (14.34%) OSPF
8 578 (13.30%) MPLS
9 570 (13.12%) Cisco Nexus
10 523 (12.04%) Network Security
11 499 (11.48%) SAN
12 488 (11.23%) DNS
13 449 (10.33%) Wireless
14 427 (9.83%) TCP/IP
15 364 (8.38%) VoIP
16 307 (7.07%) DHCP
17 289 (6.65%) EIGRP
18 285 (6.56%) VLAN
19 271 (6.24%) Cisco IOS
20 237 (5.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 42 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (0.76%) MySQL
4 30 (0.69%) DB2
5 28 (0.64%) NoSQL
6 27 (0.62%) MongoDB
7 21 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
8 20 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (0.46%) Oracle Database
9 18 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (0.28%) Big Data
12 11 (0.25%) Relational Database
12 11 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (0.25%) Oracle Exadata
12 11 (0.25%) Hadoop
13 10 (0.23%) HBase
14 9 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 14 (0.32%) Jenkins
3 10 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.18%) Hudson
4 8 (0.18%) LoadRunner
5 6 (0.14%) MSI
5 6 (0.14%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.12%) JMeter
6 5 (0.12%) Subversion
6 5 (0.12%) JUnit
6 5 (0.12%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.12%) QUnit
7 3 (0.069%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.069%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.046%) JIRA
8 2 (0.046%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.023%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.023%) Introscope
9 1 (0.023%) Selenium
9 1 (0.023%) Ant
General
1 616 (14.18%) Finance
2 466 (10.72%) Telecoms
3 267 (6.14%) Banking
4 90 (2.07%) Retail
5 76 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 33 (0.76%) Legal
7 31 (0.71%) Back Office
8 30 (0.69%) Marketing
9 27 (0.62%) Law
9 27 (0.62%) Games
10 25 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 25 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 23 (0.53%) Local Government
12 19 (0.44%) Billing
13 15 (0.35%) Spanish Language
14 12 (0.28%) German Language
14 12 (0.28%) Electronics
14 12 (0.28%) Military
15 10 (0.23%) Advertising
16 8 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1200 (27.62%) Network Engineer
2 388 (8.93%) Architect
3 373 (8.58%) Analyst
4 364 (8.38%) Consultant
5 308 (7.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 267 (6.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 249 (5.73%) Support Engineer
8 208 (4.79%) Security Engineer
9 165 (3.80%) Project Manager
10 140 (3.22%) Network Support
11 136 (3.13%) Network Security Engineer
12 135 (3.11%) Network Consultant
12 135 (3.11%) Senior Network Engineer
13 130 (2.99%) Network Architect
14 124 (2.85%) Design Engineer
15 121 (2.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 117 (2.69%) IP Engineer
17 110 (2.53%) 3rd Line Support
18 108 (2.49%) Support Analyst
19 104 (2.39%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (1.73%) XMPP
2 53 (1.22%) .NET
3 50 (1.15%) HTML
4 47 (1.08%) JSP
4 47 (1.08%) Middleware
5 40 (0.92%) CSS
6 38 (0.87%) Web Services
7 25 (0.58%) ASP.NET
8 20 (0.46%) SOAP
9 15 (0.35%) XML
9 15 (0.35%) VXML
9 15 (0.35%) Regular Expression
10 14 (0.32%) REST
10 14 (0.32%) Application Packaging
11 13 (0.30%) WAP
12 9 (0.21%) Java EE
13 7 (0.16%) JPA
13 7 (0.16%) Ajax
14 6 (0.14%) jQuery
14 6 (0.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 154 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (2.88%) Blackberry
3 121 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
4 74 (1.70%) Clustering
5 70 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 67 (1.54%) Thin Client
6 67 (1.54%) Fat Client
7 56 (1.29%) PKI
8 53 (1.22%) Replication
9 44 (1.01%) FlexPod
10 43 (0.99%) Computer Science
11 40 (0.92%) Open Source
12 37 (0.85%) IVR
13 35 (0.81%) User Experience
14 29 (0.67%) CESG
15 28 (0.64%) Visualisation
16 24 (0.55%) SecurID
17 22 (0.51%) Client/Server
18 21 (0.48%) Online Games
19 20 (0.46%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1244 (28.63%) Windows
2 535 (12.31%) Linux
3 435 (10.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 295 (6.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 289 (6.65%) UNIX
6 250 (5.75%) Windows 7
7 231 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 159 (3.66%) Solaris
9 140 (3.22%) Windows XP
10 98 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 69 (1.59%) Windows 8
12 43 (0.99%) AIX
13 39 (0.90%) CentOS
14 37 (0.85%) HPUX
15 32 (0.74%) Android
16 27 (0.62%) SUSE
17 23 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
18 20 (0.46%) VMS
19 19 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
20 18 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 794 (18.27%) ITIL
2 365 (8.40%) Load Balancing
3 344 (7.92%) Migration
4 323 (7.43%) Network Design
5 242 (5.57%) Project Management
5 242 (5.57%) Network Management
6 183 (4.21%) Change Management
7 179 (4.12%) Service Management
8 171 (3.94%) Service Delivery
9 164 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
10 141 (3.25%) Incident Management
11 131 (3.01%) PRINCE2
12 125 (2.88%) Network Architecture
13 122 (2.81%) Mentoring
14 102 (2.35%) Kalman Filter
15 101 (2.32%) Change Control
16 97 (2.23%) E-Commerce
17 96 (2.21%) Information Security
18 88 (2.03%) Disaster Recovery
19 79 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 252 (5.80%) SQL
2 100 (2.30%) Perl
3 70 (1.61%) PowerShell
4 63 (1.45%) Python
5 62 (1.43%) C
6 56 (1.29%) Shell Script
7 48 (1.10%) Java
8 46 (1.06%) JavaScript
9 25 (0.58%) C++
9 25 (0.58%) Bash Shell
10 19 (0.44%) PHP
11 16 (0.37%) VBScript
12 14 (0.32%) C#
13 9 (0.21%) Lisp
14 8 (0.18%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.18%) R
15 7 (0.16%) VB
16 6 (0.14%) Ruby
17 5 (0.12%) Korn
18 4 (0.092%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1671 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 1034 (23.80%) CCNP
3 802 (18.46%) CCNA
4 573 (13.19%) Security Cleared
5 439 (10.10%) SC Cleared
6 379 (8.72%) CCIE
7 235 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 143 (3.29%) MCSE
9 136 (3.13%) Degree
10 124 (2.85%) CCDP
11 120 (2.76%) CCSE
12 118 (2.72%) CISSP
13 108 (2.49%) DV Cleared
14 84 (1.93%) MCITP
15 83 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 73 (1.68%) CCSA
17 63 (1.45%) CCIP
18 54 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
19 53 (1.22%) MCP
20 52 (1.20%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (5.04%) SLA
2 73 (1.68%) PCI DSS
3 46 (1.06%) QA
3 46 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 30 (0.69%) JSP 440
5 18 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.16%) GPG13
7 5 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.12%) COBIT
8 2 (0.046%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.046%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.023%) BS7799
9 1 (0.023%) COSO
System Software
1 611 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 560 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 214 (4.93%) vSphere
4 200 (4.60%) Hyper-V
5 101 (2.32%) XenApp
5 101 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
6 81 (1.86%) ProxySG
7 76 (1.75%) VMware ESX
8 44 (1.01%) Firmware
8 44 (1.01%) XenDesktop
9 41 (0.94%) Xen
10 40 (0.92%) XenServer
11 39 (0.90%) vCloud
12 37 (0.85%) NFS
13 30 (0.69%) Snort
14 29 (0.67%) Terminal Services
15 19 (0.44%) KVM
16 18 (0.41%) ISA Server
16 18 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
17 16 (0.37%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 173 (3.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 130 (2.99%) SCCM
3 77 (1.77%) Cisco UCCE
4 64 (1.47%) SCOM
5 63 (1.45%) FortiGate
6 62 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
7 56 (1.29%) Cisco Prime
8 55 (1.27%) Backup Exec
9 50 (1.15%) CA Spectrum
10 40 (0.92%) NetBackup
11 38 (0.87%) CiscoWorks
12 37 (0.85%) OPNET
13 36 (0.83%) Puppet
14 35 (0.81%) WSUS
15 33 (0.76%) Nagios
16 32 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
17 31 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 29 (0.67%) OpenView
19 28 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
20 23 (0.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1041 (23.96%) VMware
2 960 (22.09%) CheckPoint
3 818 (18.83%) Microsoft
4 792 (18.23%) Juniper
5 658 (15.14%) F5
6 564 (12.98%) HP
7 463 (10.66%) Citrix
8 307 (7.07%) Blue Coat
9 254 (5.85%) NetApp
10 229 (5.27%) EMC
11 200 (4.60%) SolarWinds
12 181 (4.17%) Oracle
13 176 (4.05%) Avaya
14 159 (3.66%) McAfee
15 155 (3.57%) IBM
16 138 (3.18%) Red Hat
16 138 (3.18%) Fortinet
17 131 (3.01%) Riverbed
18 116 (2.67%) Symantec
19 115 (2.65%) Nokia
Warrington, Cheshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £160 to £160 per hour £160.00 Day Rate
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JNC Recruitment
Rate: From £10 to £11.50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: Excellent Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
QUANTICA
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £315 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Peopleworks
Rate: Negotiable Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Networking People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £11 - £13 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: negotiable DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £180 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago