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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 44 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2085 1780 1592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.11% 3.72% 3.57%
As % of the Vendors category 9.13% 8.23% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 1069 797
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 81 163
Average hourly rate £18.73 £20.00 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.35% -13.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.04%
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
22830 21631 20878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.05% 45.17% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13693 12374 11460
Average daily rate £399 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.91% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 971 1157
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.06 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 +6 887 £363 -3.33% 204
South East -6 436 £375 +7.14% 185
East of England +17 153 £320 +6.51% 45
North West +22 151 £325 +8.33% 57
Yorkshire +27 143 £300 -14.28% 55
West Midlands +37 130 £328 +6.93% 42
South West -16 86 £320 -8.57% 39
East Midlands +1 61 £325 +8.33% 13
North East -15 19 £273 +11.22% 4
Midlands +3 6 £323 -28.33% 1
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1753 (40.25%) Firewall
2 1621 (37.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1344 (30.86%) Windows
4 1197 (27.49%) WAN
5 1154 (26.50%) LAN
6 1142 (26.22%) VMware
7 977 (22.43%) CCNP
8 960 (22.04%) CheckPoint
9 883 (20.28%) Juniper
10 842 (19.33%) Microsoft
11 803 (18.44%) CCNA
12 748 (17.18%) Cisco ASA
13 747 (17.15%) ITIL
14 714 (16.39%) Active Directory
15 700 (16.07%) VPN
16 692 (15.89%) Data Centre
17 646 (14.83%) Finance
18 629 (14.44%) F5
19 612 (14.05%) Linux
20 610 (14.01%) VMware Infrastructure
21 575 (13.20%) BGP
22 570 (13.09%) Network Security
23 567 (13.02%) Wireless
24 563 (12.93%) MPLS
24 563 (12.93%) DNS
25 550 (12.63%) HP
26 546 (12.54%) Security Cleared
27 543 (12.47%) Citrix
28 541 (12.42%) SAN
29 537 (12.33%) OSPF

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 325 (7.46%) MS Exchange
2 153 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 138 (3.17%) Lync
4 122 (2.80%) IIS
5 115 (2.64%) SharePoint
6 70 (1.61%) Apache
7 63 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 59 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 58 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 55 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 36 (0.83%) Tomcat
11 36 (0.83%) IBM Notes
12 27 (0.62%) WebSphere
12 27 (0.62%) OpenStack
13 22 (0.51%) JBoss
14 19 (0.44%) WebLogic
15 14 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
16 13 (0.30%) CMS
17 11 (0.25%) Eucalyptus
18 10 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 295 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 246 (5.65%) MS Office
3 95 (2.18%) MS Visio
4 48 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (0.55%) MS Project
6 19 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.069%) Vectorworks
7 3 (0.069%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.069%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.023%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.023%) Shockwave
8 1 (0.023%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 24 (0.55%) RMDS
2 10 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.092%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.092%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.092%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.092%) Kondor+
5 4 (0.092%) Misys Midas
5 4 (0.092%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.046%) SAP CCM
6 2 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.046%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.046%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.046%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.023%) INSURE/90
7 1 (0.023%) TeleForm
7 1 (0.023%) Eikon
7 1 (0.023%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.023%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 58 (1.33%) Office 365
2 55 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (0.64%) IaaS
5 15 (0.34%) SaaS
5 15 (0.34%) PaaS
5 15 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.21%) Google Apps
7 8 (0.18%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.069%) Yammer
9 2 (0.046%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.023%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.023%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.023%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.023%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1753 (40.25%) Firewall
2 1197 (27.49%) WAN
3 1154 (26.50%) LAN
4 748 (17.18%) Cisco ASA
5 700 (16.07%) VPN
6 575 (13.20%) BGP
7 570 (13.09%) Network Security
8 567 (13.02%) Wireless
9 563 (12.93%) MPLS
9 563 (12.93%) DNS
10 541 (12.42%) SAN
11 537 (12.33%) OSPF
12 534 (12.26%) TCP/IP
13 464 (10.65%) Cisco Nexus
14 407 (9.35%) VoIP
15 349 (8.01%) DHCP
16 299 (6.87%) VLAN
17 280 (6.43%) Cisco IOS
18 266 (6.11%) Internet
19 254 (5.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (5.40%) SQL Server
2 63 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 38 (0.87%) MySQL
5 28 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (0.60%) Oracle Database
7 21 (0.48%) Hadoop
8 16 (0.37%) NoSQL
8 16 (0.37%) Relational Database
9 15 (0.34%) Big Data
10 13 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (0.23%) RDBMS
11 10 (0.23%) HBase
12 9 (0.21%) MongoDB
12 9 (0.21%) Informix
13 8 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.14%) DB2
15 6 (0.14%) Oracle Exadata
15 6 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (0.30%) JIRA
2 12 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 12 (0.28%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.16%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (0.11%) MSI
5 3 (0.069%) Subversion
5 3 (0.069%) JUnit
5 3 (0.069%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.069%) Gerrit
5 3 (0.069%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.046%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.046%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.046%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.046%) Maven
6 2 (0.046%) Log4j
7 1 (0.023%) Ant
7 1 (0.023%) JMeter
7 1 (0.023%) TeamCity
General
1 646 (14.83%) Finance
2 351 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 165 (3.79%) Banking
4 74 (1.70%) Retail
5 47 (1.08%) Investment Banking
6 36 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 34 (0.78%) Multimedia
8 33 (0.76%) Marketing
9 29 (0.67%) Legal
10 20 (0.46%) Back Office
11 18 (0.41%) Law
11 18 (0.41%) Local Government
12 17 (0.39%) Publishing
12 17 (0.39%) Games
12 17 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.32%) Advertising
14 13 (0.30%) French Language
14 13 (0.30%) Spanish Language
15 12 (0.28%) Billing
15 12 (0.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1203 (27.62%) Network Engineer
2 497 (11.41%) Analyst
3 409 (9.39%) Architect
4 296 (6.80%) Consultant
5 235 (5.40%) Cisco Engineer
6 227 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 214 (4.91%) Support Engineer
8 199 (4.57%) Security Engineer
9 189 (4.34%) Project Manager
10 158 (3.63%) Administrator
11 151 (3.47%) Support Analyst
12 142 (3.26%) Network Architect
13 137 (3.15%) Senior Network Engineer
14 131 (3.01%) Network Analyst
15 130 (2.99%) Network Support
16 127 (2.92%) Network Security Engineer
17 122 (2.80%) Infrastructure Architect
18 108 (2.48%) Network Consultant
19 105 (2.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
20 101 (2.32%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (1.61%) .NET
2 60 (1.38%) XMPP
3 58 (1.33%) HTML
4 49 (1.13%) CSS
4 49 (1.13%) Middleware
5 48 (1.10%) Web Services
6 33 (0.76%) ASP.NET
7 32 (0.73%) JSP
8 24 (0.55%) Rendezvous
9 19 (0.44%) XML
10 15 (0.34%) VXML
11 14 (0.32%) J2EE
11 14 (0.32%) REST
12 13 (0.30%) SOAP
13 11 (0.25%) Application Packaging
14 10 (0.23%) JSON
14 10 (0.23%) Regular Expression
15 9 (0.21%) XSLT
16 7 (0.16%) SAML
16 7 (0.16%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 692 (15.89%) Data Centre
2 145 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 114 (2.62%) PKI
4 107 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
5 93 (2.14%) Clustering
6 92 (2.11%) Blackberry
7 86 (1.97%) Management Information System
8 69 (1.58%) EMC VNX
9 64 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 55 (1.26%) EMC VMAX
11 54 (1.24%) Replication
12 53 (1.22%) Thin Client
12 53 (1.22%) Fat Client
13 50 (1.15%) Computer Science
14 45 (1.03%) NHS
15 37 (0.85%) IVR
15 37 (0.85%) FlexPod
16 36 (0.83%) iPhone
17 35 (0.80%) CLARiiON
18 30 (0.69%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 1344 (30.86%) Windows
2 612 (14.05%) Linux
3 483 (11.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 371 (8.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 331 (7.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 324 (7.44%) UNIX
7 260 (5.97%) Windows 7
8 152 (3.49%) Solaris
9 95 (2.18%) Windows XP
10 94 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 65 (1.49%) Android
12 56 (1.29%) CentOS
12 56 (1.29%) Windows 8
13 50 (1.15%) Ubuntu
14 42 (0.96%) Data ONTAP
15 31 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
15 31 (0.71%) HPUX
16 26 (0.60%) Windows 2000
16 26 (0.60%) Mac OS X
17 23 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 747 (17.15%) ITIL
2 351 (8.06%) Load Balancing
3 350 (8.04%) Migration
4 314 (7.21%) Project Management
5 277 (6.36%) Network Design
6 217 (4.98%) Service Management
7 210 (4.82%) Service Delivery
8 202 (4.64%) Network Management
9 185 (4.25%) Change Management
10 181 (4.16%) PRINCE2
11 139 (3.19%) Network Monitoring
12 130 (2.99%) Incident Management
13 124 (2.85%) Kalman Filter
14 120 (2.76%) Capacity Planning
15 115 (2.64%) Disaster Recovery
16 104 (2.39%) Change Control
17 92 (2.11%) Stakeholder Management
18 89 (2.04%) Network Architecture
19 88 (2.02%) TOGAF
20 83 (1.91%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 283 (6.50%) SQL
2 101 (2.32%) C
3 99 (2.27%) PowerShell
4 79 (1.81%) Perl
5 70 (1.61%) Python
6 64 (1.47%) JavaScript
7 48 (1.10%) Shell Script
8 43 (0.99%) Java
9 35 (0.80%) PHP
10 31 (0.71%) VB
11 26 (0.60%) Bash Shell
12 16 (0.37%) Lisp
12 16 (0.37%) VBScript
13 15 (0.34%) Korn
14 14 (0.32%) C++
15 7 (0.16%) C#
16 6 (0.14%) Ruby
16 6 (0.14%) C-shell
17 5 (0.11%) Tcl
18 4 (0.092%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1621 (37.22%) Cisco Certification
2 977 (22.43%) CCNP
3 803 (18.44%) CCNA
4 546 (12.54%) Security Cleared
5 409 (9.39%) SC Cleared
6 284 (6.52%) CCIE
7 268 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 173 (3.97%) MCSE
9 172 (3.95%) Degree
10 117 (2.69%) CISSP
11 114 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 109 (2.50%) MCITP
13 108 (2.48%) DV Cleared
14 103 (2.37%) CCDP
15 99 (2.27%) CCSE
16 67 (1.54%) CCSA
17 54 (1.24%) CCIP
17 54 (1.24%) MCP
18 52 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
19 51 (1.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (3.86%) SLA
2 63 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (1.45%) QA
3 48 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 26 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.28%) JSP 440
6 7 (0.16%) COBIT
7 5 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.092%) COSO
9 3 (0.069%) GPG13
9 3 (0.069%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.069%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.023%) BS25999
10 1 (0.023%) TickIT
System Software
1 714 (16.39%) Active Directory
2 610 (14.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 268 (6.15%) vSphere
4 199 (4.57%) Hyper-V
5 161 (3.70%) XenApp
6 107 (2.46%) VMware ESX
7 103 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
8 54 (1.24%) NFS
9 53 (1.22%) XenDesktop
10 52 (1.19%) ProxySG
11 46 (1.06%) XenServer
11 46 (1.06%) vCloud
12 32 (0.73%) SRDF
12 32 (0.73%) Xen
13 31 (0.71%) Firmware
14 26 (0.60%) VMware Server
15 25 (0.57%) Terminal Services
16 22 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
17 21 (0.48%) NLBS
18 19 (0.44%) Samba
Systems Management
1 195 (4.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 129 (2.96%) SCCM
3 102 (2.34%) Cisco UCCE
4 88 (2.02%) Cisco UCCX
5 57 (1.31%) Cisco Prime
6 48 (1.10%) NetBackup
7 47 (1.08%) FortiGate
8 45 (1.03%) SCOM
9 44 (1.01%) WSUS
9 44 (1.01%) CiscoWorks
10 42 (0.96%) EMC VPLEX
11 39 (0.90%) Tivoli
11 39 (0.90%) Backup Exec
12 37 (0.85%) Puppet
13 36 (0.83%) CA Spectrum
13 36 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 36 (0.83%) Nagios
14 32 (0.73%) Cisco IPCC
15 26 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
16 25 (0.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1142 (26.22%) VMware
2 960 (22.04%) CheckPoint
3 883 (20.28%) Juniper
4 842 (19.33%) Microsoft
5 629 (14.44%) F5
6 550 (12.63%) HP
7 543 (12.47%) Citrix
8 344 (7.90%) NetApp
9 304 (6.98%) Blue Coat
10 273 (6.27%) SolarWinds
11 228 (5.24%) EMC
12 197 (4.52%) Oracle
13 165 (3.79%) IBM
14 152 (3.49%) McAfee
15 150 (3.44%) Avaya
16 144 (3.31%) Brocade
17 139 (3.19%) Red Hat
18 123 (2.82%) Dell
19 104 (2.39%) Aruba
20 102 (2.34%) Symantec
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