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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 42 42 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1977 2063 1449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.19% 4.48% 3.27%
As % of the Vendors category 9.78% 9.78% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1152 1217 818
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 98 69
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.86 £27.50 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
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
20222 21084 20149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.85% 45.74% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12248 12496 11397
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 815 899 900
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -16 701 £389 +3.66% 249
South East +8 560 £353 -3.09% 179
Yorkshire -4 160 £350 +4.86% 59
South West +7 159 £350 - 54
East of England +14 127 £350 +27.27% 63
North West -8 127 £383 +12.50% 58
West Midlands -28 63 £406 +24.04% 53
East Midlands -2 57 £323 +0.78% 19
North East -27 25 £325 -18.75% 10
Midlands +1 3 £438 -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1605 (41.32%) Firewall
2 1487 (38.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1075 (27.68%) LAN
4 1065 (27.42%) WAN
5 997 (25.67%) Windows
6 944 (24.30%) CCNP
7 888 (22.86%) VMware
8 762 (19.62%) Juniper
9 751 (19.34%) CheckPoint
10 730 (18.80%) CCNA
11 726 (18.69%) Data Centre
12 676 (17.40%) ITIL
13 669 (17.22%) Cisco ASA
14 652 (16.79%) Microsoft
15 634 (16.32%) VPN
16 607 (15.63%) Active Directory
17 588 (15.14%) Security Cleared
18 564 (14.52%) F5
19 535 (13.77%) Finance
20 523 (13.47%) Wireless
21 522 (13.44%) DNS
22 520 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
23 517 (13.31%) Network Security
24 514 (13.23%) Linux
25 513 (13.21%) MPLS
26 495 (12.74%) BGP
27 486 (12.51%) Cisco Nexus
28 458 (11.79%) TCP/IP
29 457 (11.77%) Windows Server
30 448 (11.53%) SC Cleared

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 233 (6.00%) MS Exchange
2 117 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 104 (2.68%) Lync
4 88 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 84 (2.16%) IIS
6 56 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 53 (1.36%) Apache
8 46 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 40 (1.03%) OpenStack
10 36 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
11 30 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
12 16 (0.41%) WebSphere
13 12 (0.31%) IBM Notes
14 11 (0.28%) Node.js
14 11 (0.28%) Tomcat
15 8 (0.21%) Eucalyptus
15 8 (0.21%) JBoss
15 8 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
16 7 (0.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 215 (5.54%) MS Excel
2 173 (4.45%) MS Office
3 68 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 26 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.26%) MS Project
6 5 (0.13%) HipChat
7 4 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.077%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.026%) Revit
Business Applications
1 17 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 14 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
4 6 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.13%) RMDS
6 4 (0.10%) Relativity
6 4 (0.10%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.10%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.077%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.077%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.077%) Radian6
7 3 (0.077%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.051%) Cisco SocialMiner
8 2 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.051%) Infor CRM
8 2 (0.051%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.026%) Advent Geneva
9 1 (0.026%) SAP CCM
9 1 (0.026%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 93 (2.39%) Office 365
2 66 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (0.90%) SaaS
5 33 (0.85%) IaaS
6 24 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (0.46%) PaaS
8 11 (0.28%) Google Apps
9 6 (0.15%) SoftLayer
10 5 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.10%) Yammer
12 3 (0.077%) GitHub
12 3 (0.077%) IBM PureFlex
12 3 (0.077%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.051%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.051%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.051%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.026%) Basecamp
14 1 (0.026%) HP Helion
14 1 (0.026%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1605 (41.32%) Firewall
2 1075 (27.68%) LAN
3 1065 (27.42%) WAN
4 669 (17.22%) Cisco ASA
5 634 (16.32%) VPN
6 523 (13.47%) Wireless
7 522 (13.44%) DNS
8 517 (13.31%) Network Security
9 513 (13.21%) MPLS
10 495 (12.74%) BGP
11 486 (12.51%) Cisco Nexus
12 458 (11.79%) TCP/IP
13 440 (11.33%) OSPF
14 379 (9.76%) VoIP
15 365 (9.40%) SAN
16 354 (9.11%) DHCP
17 262 (6.75%) VLAN
18 243 (6.26%) EIGRP
19 238 (6.13%) Internet
20 219 (5.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (4.09%) SQL Server
2 41 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 41 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 39 (1.00%) DB2
4 35 (0.90%) MySQL
5 23 (0.59%) Big Data
6 17 (0.44%) Oracle Database
7 15 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (0.28%) Relational Database
9 10 (0.26%) Hadoop
10 9 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (0.21%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
12 7 (0.18%) EDRMS
12 7 (0.18%) Informix
12 7 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 26 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 22 (0.57%) Subversion
4 17 (0.44%) Jenkins
5 13 (0.33%) JIRA
6 11 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (0.26%) StarTeam
7 10 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (0.23%) Hudson
8 9 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (0.21%) Maven
9 8 (0.21%) Vagrant
10 7 (0.18%) IntelliJ
11 6 (0.15%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.13%) Gradle
13 4 (0.10%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.10%) JUnit
13 4 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.077%) GitLab
15 2 (0.051%) Cucumber
General
1 535 (13.77%) Finance
2 350 (9.01%) Telecoms
3 140 (3.60%) Banking
4 56 (1.44%) Legal
4 56 (1.44%) Retail
5 47 (1.21%) Law
6 38 (0.98%) Investment Banking
7 37 (0.95%) Advertising
8 33 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 31 (0.80%) Back Office
10 29 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 26 (0.67%) Games
12 22 (0.57%) Military
13 18 (0.46%) Marketing
14 16 (0.41%) Electronics
14 16 (0.41%) Local Government
15 15 (0.39%) Aerospace
16 12 (0.31%) Spanish Language
17 11 (0.28%) Billing
18 10 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1200 (30.90%) Network Engineer
2 548 (14.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 410 (10.56%) Architect
4 379 (9.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 364 (9.37%) Analyst
6 294 (7.57%) Support Engineer
7 211 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 194 (4.99%) Consultant
9 191 (4.92%) Network Architect
10 187 (4.81%) Security Engineer
11 175 (4.51%) Senior Network Engineer
12 172 (4.43%) Network Support
13 153 (3.94%) Network Security Engineer
14 136 (3.50%) Network Analyst
15 126 (3.24%) Administrator
16 121 (3.12%) Network Support Engineer
17 120 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support
18 112 (2.88%) Project Manager
19 105 (2.70%) Designer
20 103 (2.65%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (1.67%) 802.1X
2 54 (1.39%) Web Services
2 54 (1.39%) XMPP
3 32 (0.82%) Middleware
4 30 (0.77%) .NET
5 24 (0.62%) CSS
6 14 (0.36%) LAMP
7 13 (0.33%) Java EE
8 12 (0.31%) HTML
9 10 (0.26%) jQuery
9 10 (0.26%) RSS
10 9 (0.23%) LAPP Stack
11 8 (0.21%) ASP.NET
11 8 (0.21%) WAP
12 6 (0.15%) XML
13 5 (0.13%) COM
13 5 (0.13%) COM+
13 5 (0.13%) REST
13 5 (0.13%) RFC 2833
13 5 (0.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 726 (18.69%) Data Centre
2 138 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
4 103 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 70 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 64 (1.65%) Blackberry
6 64 (1.65%) Driving Licence
7 62 (1.60%) Clustering
8 55 (1.42%) EMC VNX
9 53 (1.36%) iSeries
10 50 (1.29%) PKI
11 47 (1.21%) Replication
12 46 (1.18%) Private Cloud
13 44 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 40 (1.03%) NHS
15 34 (0.88%) AS400
16 31 (0.80%) IVR
17 29 (0.75%) Fat Client
17 29 (0.75%) Thin Client
18 28 (0.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 997 (25.67%) Windows
2 514 (13.23%) Linux
3 457 (11.77%) Windows Server
4 299 (7.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 227 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 195 (5.02%) Unix
7 193 (4.97%) Windows 7
8 142 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 81 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 62 (1.60%) Windows XP
11 60 (1.54%) Solaris
12 58 (1.49%) Windows 8
13 55 (1.42%) Android
14 37 (0.95%) CentOS
15 33 (0.85%) AIX
16 24 (0.62%) HPUX
17 21 (0.54%) Mac OS X
18 17 (0.44%) Ubuntu
19 16 (0.41%) Windows 2000
20 15 (0.39%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 676 (17.40%) ITIL
2 353 (9.09%) Migration
3 266 (6.85%) Load Balancing
4 248 (6.39%) Network Design
5 229 (5.90%) Project Management
6 185 (4.76%) Change Management
7 156 (4.02%) Service Delivery
8 137 (3.53%) Incident Management
9 133 (3.42%) Network Management
10 131 (3.37%) Service Management
11 127 (3.27%) PRINCE2
12 125 (3.22%) Information Security
13 105 (2.70%) Network Architecture
14 102 (2.63%) High Availability
15 100 (2.57%) Disaster Recovery
15 100 (2.57%) Kalman Filter
16 90 (2.32%) Agile Software Development
17 87 (2.24%) Network Monitoring
18 79 (2.03%) Change Control
18 79 (2.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 226 (5.82%) SQL
2 100 (2.57%) PowerShell
3 90 (2.32%) Python
4 76 (1.96%) Perl
5 68 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 55 (1.42%) C
7 40 (1.03%) Java
8 24 (0.62%) Shell Script
9 20 (0.51%) JavaScript
9 20 (0.51%) PHP
10 17 (0.44%) Ruby
11 13 (0.33%) Lisp
12 12 (0.31%) C++
13 10 (0.26%) VB
14 9 (0.23%) C#
15 8 (0.21%) Korn
16 4 (0.10%) Tcl
16 4 (0.10%) VBA
16 4 (0.10%) VBScript
17 3 (0.077%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1487 (38.29%) Cisco Certification
2 944 (24.30%) CCNP
3 730 (18.80%) CCNA
4 588 (15.14%) Security Cleared
5 448 (11.53%) SC Cleared
6 284 (7.31%) CCIE
7 201 (5.18%) Degree
8 183 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 123 (3.17%) CISSP
10 113 (2.91%) MCSE
11 112 (2.88%) DV Cleared
12 103 (2.65%) CCSE
13 92 (2.37%) CCSA
14 90 (2.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 76 (1.96%) MCSA
16 67 (1.73%) CCDP
17 63 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
18 50 (1.29%) MCITP
19 49 (1.26%) JNCIP
20 48 (1.24%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (5.02%) SLA
2 94 (2.42%) PCI DSS
3 61 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (1.08%) QA
5 22 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
7 14 (0.36%) COBIT
8 9 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.21%) ISO27005
10 7 (0.18%) HIPAA
10 7 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
10 7 (0.18%) JSP 440
11 6 (0.15%) COSO
11 6 (0.15%) ISO27002
12 5 (0.13%) ISO 9000
12 5 (0.13%) SAS 70
13 4 (0.10%) GPG13
14 3 (0.077%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 2 (0.051%) FIPS 140-2
15 2 (0.051%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 607 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 520 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 170 (4.38%) vSphere
4 169 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 85 (2.19%) XenApp
6 76 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
7 57 (1.47%) VMware ESX
8 48 (1.24%) Firmware
9 42 (1.08%) XenDesktop
10 39 (1.00%) NFS
11 36 (0.93%) vCloud
12 29 (0.75%) ProxySG
13 25 (0.64%) Snort
14 24 (0.62%) XenServer
15 22 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
16 19 (0.49%) ISA Server
17 18 (0.46%) KVM
18 15 (0.39%) Xen
19 14 (0.36%) Samba
20 13 (0.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 138 (3.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 98 (2.52%) SCCM
3 84 (2.16%) Cisco UCCX
3 84 (2.16%) FortiGate
4 80 (2.06%) Cisco UCCE
5 69 (1.78%) Puppet
6 52 (1.34%) NetBackup
6 52 (1.34%) SCOM
7 47 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
8 45 (1.16%) CiscoWorks
9 41 (1.06%) Tivoli
10 35 (0.90%) Backup Exec
11 34 (0.88%) WSUS
12 31 (0.80%) Nagios
13 30 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
14 28 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
15 20 (0.51%) Proventia
15 20 (0.51%) QRadar
16 19 (0.49%) OpenView
16 19 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 888 (22.86%) VMware
2 762 (19.62%) Juniper
3 751 (19.34%) CheckPoint
4 652 (16.79%) Microsoft
5 564 (14.52%) F5
6 446 (11.48%) HP
7 438 (11.28%) Citrix
8 250 (6.44%) Palo Alto
9 219 (5.64%) NetApp
10 218 (5.61%) EMC
11 203 (5.23%) Blue Coat
12 185 (4.76%) SolarWinds
13 184 (4.74%) IBM
14 133 (3.42%) Avaya
15 132 (3.40%) Dell
16 127 (3.27%) Red Hat
17 123 (3.17%) Oracle
18 119 (3.06%) Fortinet
19 113 (2.91%) Aruba
19 113 (2.91%) McAfee
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