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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 48 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2085 1765 2077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.08% 3.61% 3.92%
As % of the Vendors category 8.88% 7.73% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1245 978 1007
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 112 167
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% -1.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.04 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.54 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
23490 22821 24519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.97% 46.72% 46.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13500 12999 12854
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 1046 1044 1231
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +11 875 £384 +2.33% 261
South East +4 484 £350 - 162
East of England -11 143 £350 +27.27% 61
South West +4 140 £325 -7.14% 54
North West +4 127 £364 +21.25% 46
West Midlands -3 111 £300 -4.00% 44
Yorkshire -1 84 £300 -11.11% 48
East Midlands +15 74 £350 +16.66% 19
North East -14 20 £316 -9.85% 6
Midlands -3 2 £400 +15.52%
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1520 (39.77%) Firewall
2 1298 (33.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1225 (32.05%) Windows
4 884 (23.13%) VMware
5 853 (22.32%) LAN
6 845 (22.11%) WAN
7 839 (21.95%) Microsoft
8 782 (20.46%) CCNP
9 775 (20.28%) CheckPoint
10 756 (19.78%) Juniper
11 684 (17.90%) Active Directory
12 669 (17.50%) ITIL
13 584 (15.28%) CCNA
14 567 (14.84%) HP
15 553 (14.47%) VPN
16 516 (13.50%) Cisco ASA
17 494 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
18 491 (12.85%) Linux
19 488 (12.77%) F5
20 484 (12.66%) DNS
20 484 (12.66%) Network Security
21 480 (12.56%) Security Cleared
22 478 (12.51%) Windows Server 2008
23 459 (12.01%) Finance
24 456 (11.93%) Citrix
25 442 (11.56%) Telecoms
26 429 (11.22%) SAN
27 423 (11.07%) BGP
28 421 (11.02%) MS Exchange
29 396 (10.36%) MPLS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 421 (11.02%) MS Exchange
2 232 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 158 (4.13%) SharePoint
4 119 (3.11%) Lync
5 116 (3.04%) Apache
6 103 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 98 (2.56%) IIS
8 89 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 69 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 44 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
11 27 (0.71%) IBM Notes
12 22 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
13 16 (0.42%) Tomcat
14 13 (0.34%) SAS
15 11 (0.29%) CMS
15 11 (0.29%) WebSphere
16 10 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
17 9 (0.24%) WebLogic
18 8 (0.21%) nginx
19 7 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 303 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 243 (6.36%) MS Office
3 63 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 30 (0.78%) MS Project
5 16 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.21%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.13%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.052%) EPLAN
9 1 (0.026%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.026%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.026%) CATIA
9 1 (0.026%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.026%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.026%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.026%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.13%) Eikon
5 4 (0.10%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.10%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.10%) Summit
5 4 (0.10%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.078%) RMDS
7 2 (0.052%) Magento
8 1 (0.026%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.026%) ReMetrica
8 1 (0.026%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 39 (1.02%) Office 365
2 26 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.42%) SaaS
5 8 (0.21%) PaaS
6 7 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.16%) IaaS
7 6 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
7 6 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1520 (39.77%) Firewall
2 853 (22.32%) LAN
3 845 (22.11%) WAN
4 553 (14.47%) VPN
5 516 (13.50%) Cisco ASA
6 484 (12.66%) Network Security
6 484 (12.66%) DNS
7 429 (11.22%) SAN
8 423 (11.07%) BGP
9 396 (10.36%) MPLS
10 390 (10.20%) Wireless
11 376 (9.84%) OSPF
12 369 (9.65%) TCP/IP
13 367 (9.60%) VoIP
14 364 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
15 279 (7.30%) DHCP
16 261 (6.83%) Cisco IOS
17 239 (6.25%) VLAN
18 201 (5.26%) Internet
19 182 (4.76%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 46 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (1.15%) MySQL
4 31 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 29 (0.76%) DB2
6 20 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
8 16 (0.42%) Relational Database
9 15 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (0.31%) RDBMS
11 9 (0.24%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.21%) SAP BW
13 7 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.18%) Big Data
14 6 (0.16%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.16%) HBase
14 6 (0.16%) MarkLogic
14 6 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.13%) NoSQL
15 5 (0.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (0.55%) Jenkins
2 19 (0.50%) Hudson
3 17 (0.44%) GDB
4 8 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (0.18%) Subversion
6 3 (0.078%) MSI
6 3 (0.078%) JIRA
6 3 (0.078%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.078%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.052%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.052%) Ant
7 2 (0.052%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.052%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.026%) ProC
8 1 (0.026%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.026%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.026%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.026%) Selenium
8 1 (0.026%) WebLOAD
General
1 459 (12.01%) Finance
2 442 (11.56%) Telecoms
3 209 (5.47%) Banking
4 70 (1.83%) Retail
5 57 (1.49%) Investment Banking
6 51 (1.33%) Financial Institution
7 33 (0.86%) Marketing
8 25 (0.65%) Advertising
9 24 (0.63%) Manufacturing
10 21 (0.55%) Back Office
10 21 (0.55%) Billing
11 20 (0.52%) Spanish Language
12 19 (0.50%) French Language
13 18 (0.47%) Local Government
13 18 (0.47%) Law
14 17 (0.44%) Publishing
15 16 (0.42%) German Language
16 15 (0.39%) Legal
17 14 (0.37%) Mandarin Language
18 12 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 873 (22.84%) Network Engineer
2 340 (8.90%) Architect
3 323 (8.45%) Analyst
4 308 (8.06%) Consultant
5 299 (7.82%) Cisco Engineer
6 255 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 247 (6.46%) Security Engineer
8 197 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 169 (4.42%) Project Manager
10 155 (4.06%) Network Security Engineer
11 143 (3.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 129 (3.38%) Network Support
13 118 (3.09%) Network Consultant
14 117 (3.06%) Administrator
15 111 (2.90%) Support Analyst
16 109 (2.85%) 2nd Line Support
17 105 (2.75%) Design Engineer
17 105 (2.75%) IP Engineer
18 99 (2.59%) 3rd Line Support
19 98 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (1.54%) .NET
2 41 (1.07%) XMPP
3 34 (0.89%) Web Services
4 33 (0.86%) HTML
5 32 (0.84%) CSS
5 32 (0.84%) JSP
6 28 (0.73%) ASP.NET
7 26 (0.68%) VXML
8 22 (0.58%) Middleware
9 20 (0.52%) XML
10 12 (0.31%) SOAP
10 12 (0.31%) Regular Expression
11 10 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
12 9 (0.24%) LAMP
12 9 (0.24%) WAP
13 8 (0.21%) Application Packaging
14 5 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
14 5 (0.13%) WML
15 4 (0.10%) ADSI
15 4 (0.10%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 135 (3.53%) Blackberry
2 85 (2.22%) Clustering
3 78 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
4 76 (1.99%) Management Information System
5 73 (1.91%) Thin Client
5 73 (1.91%) Fat Client
6 46 (1.20%) Replication
7 42 (1.10%) Computer Science
8 41 (1.07%) Open Source
9 34 (0.89%) NHS
10 31 (0.81%) Client/Server
11 30 (0.78%) PKI
12 28 (0.73%) FlexPod
13 26 (0.68%) Firmware
14 25 (0.65%) CESG
14 25 (0.65%) iPhone
15 23 (0.60%) Statistics
16 21 (0.55%) CLARiiON
16 21 (0.55%) Hedge funds
16 21 (0.55%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1225 (32.05%) Windows
2 491 (12.85%) Linux
3 478 (12.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 309 (8.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 307 (8.03%) Windows 7
6 229 (5.99%) UNIX
7 187 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 181 (4.74%) Windows XP
9 103 (2.69%) Solaris
10 83 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 55 (1.44%) Windows 8
12 37 (0.97%) AIX
13 28 (0.73%) Windows 2000
14 25 (0.65%) Android
15 24 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
15 24 (0.63%) CentOS
16 21 (0.55%) SUSE
17 17 (0.44%) Windows Vista
17 17 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
18 13 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 669 (17.50%) ITIL
2 286 (7.48%) Migration
3 253 (6.62%) Load Balancing
4 240 (6.28%) Network Design
5 206 (5.39%) Project Management
6 181 (4.74%) Network Management
7 171 (4.47%) Service Management
8 144 (3.77%) Service Delivery
8 144 (3.77%) PRINCE2
9 129 (3.38%) Change Management
10 108 (2.83%) Mentoring
11 106 (2.77%) Incident Management
12 97 (2.54%) Change Control
13 94 (2.46%) Disaster Recovery
14 87 (2.28%) Network Architecture
15 71 (1.86%) Problem Management
15 71 (1.86%) Network Monitoring
16 68 (1.78%) Information Security
17 67 (1.75%) E-Commerce
17 67 (1.75%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 238 (6.23%) SQL
2 111 (2.90%) Perl
3 87 (2.28%) PowerShell
4 72 (1.88%) C
5 47 (1.23%) Java
6 36 (0.94%) Python
7 29 (0.76%) JavaScript
8 27 (0.71%) VB
8 27 (0.71%) Bash Shell
9 26 (0.68%) Shell Script
10 25 (0.65%) PHP
11 19 (0.50%) VBScript
11 19 (0.50%) Ruby
12 17 (0.44%) C#
13 14 (0.37%) C++
14 11 (0.29%) VBA
15 10 (0.26%) Embedded C
16 8 (0.21%) Tcl
17 7 (0.18%) Korn
18 6 (0.16%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1298 (33.96%) Cisco Certification
2 782 (20.46%) CCNP
3 584 (15.28%) CCNA
4 480 (12.56%) Security Cleared
5 317 (8.29%) SC Cleared
6 272 (7.12%) CCIE
7 221 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 157 (4.11%) Degree
9 150 (3.92%) MCSE
10 110 (2.88%) CCSE
11 105 (2.75%) CISSP
12 103 (2.69%) CCDP
13 90 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 82 (2.15%) DV Cleared
15 79 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
16 75 (1.96%) MCITP
17 73 (1.91%) CCSA
18 56 (1.47%) MCP
19 54 (1.41%) CCSP
20 53 (1.39%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (4.66%) SLA
2 79 (2.07%) PCI DSS
3 52 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 48 (1.26%) QA
5 24 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 24 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.39%) JSP 440
7 10 (0.26%) COBIT
8 3 (0.078%) GPG13
9 1 (0.026%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.026%) BS25999
9 1 (0.026%) BS7799
9 1 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.026%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 684 (17.90%) Active Directory
2 494 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 188 (4.92%) Hyper-V
4 153 (4.00%) vSphere
5 118 (3.09%) XenApp
6 88 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
7 69 (1.81%) VMware ESX
8 60 (1.57%) ProxySG
9 47 (1.23%) NFS
10 46 (1.20%) XenServer
11 41 (1.07%) XenDesktop
11 41 (1.07%) Xen
12 29 (0.76%) Terminal Services
13 28 (0.73%) Squid
14 25 (0.65%) Snort
14 25 (0.65%) ISA Server
15 19 (0.50%) NLBS
16 18 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
16 18 (0.47%) qmail
17 17 (0.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 151 (3.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 140 (3.66%) SCCM
3 76 (1.99%) Backup Exec
4 66 (1.73%) SCOM
4 66 (1.73%) Cisco UCCE
5 47 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
6 43 (1.13%) NetBackup
7 39 (1.02%) Cisco Prime
8 38 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 36 (0.94%) WSUS
10 35 (0.92%) FortiGate
11 34 (0.89%) Puppet
12 30 (0.78%) OPNET
13 28 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
14 25 (0.65%) Tivoli
15 24 (0.63%) OpenView
15 24 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
16 23 (0.60%) CA Spectrum
17 22 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
18 21 (0.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 884 (23.13%) VMware
2 839 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 775 (20.28%) CheckPoint
4 756 (19.78%) Juniper
5 567 (14.84%) HP
6 488 (12.77%) F5
7 456 (11.93%) Citrix
8 262 (6.86%) Blue Coat
9 215 (5.63%) NetApp
10 201 (5.26%) EMC
11 180 (4.71%) Oracle
12 167 (4.37%) IBM
13 141 (3.69%) Avaya
14 126 (3.30%) McAfee
15 121 (3.17%) Dell
16 118 (3.09%) Symantec
17 114 (2.98%) SolarWinds
18 86 (2.25%) Nokia
19 82 (2.15%) Red Hat
20 73 (1.91%) Brocade
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