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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 45 42 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2033 2289 1773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.97% 4.52% 3.56%
As % of the Vendors category 9.05% 9.95% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1306 1015
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £213 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 110 92
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.88 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% +20.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £11.77 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £42.50 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-8.85% +33.33%
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
22469 22994 22489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.85% 45.36% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14020 13322 12957
Average daily rate £413 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 1014 1010
Average hourly rate £18.28 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -24 707 £400 +14.28% 197
South East +3 577 £390 +4.00% 136
South West +31 161 £363 +20.83% 39
North West -5 154 £311 -4.23% 49
West Midlands -15 129 £375 +10.29% 44
Yorkshire -14 118 £375 +28.20% 50
East of England -11 100 £400 +23.07% 32
East Midlands -12 42 £313 -21.87% 19
North East -33 27 £363 +31.81% 9
Midlands - 4 £170 -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 1613 (41.11%) Firewall
2 1525 (38.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1061 (27.04%) WAN
4 1029 (26.22%) LAN
5 962 (24.52%) CCNP
6 929 (23.67%) Windows
7 902 (22.99%) VMware
8 769 (19.60%) CheckPoint
9 740 (18.86%) CCNA
10 706 (17.99%) Juniper
11 702 (17.89%) Data Centre
12 671 (17.10%) ITIL
13 659 (16.79%) Cisco ASA
14 645 (16.44%) Security Cleared
15 644 (16.41%) Microsoft
16 592 (15.09%) Wireless
17 579 (14.76%) VPN
18 551 (14.04%) Finance
19 546 (13.91%) Active Directory
20 543 (13.84%) Linux
21 518 (13.20%) Network Security
22 515 (13.12%) VMware Infrastructure
23 511 (13.02%) F5
24 508 (12.95%) MPLS
25 497 (12.67%) SC Cleared
26 481 (12.26%) Cisco Nexus
27 466 (11.88%) DNS
28 450 (11.47%) BGP
29 449 (11.44%) HP
30 442 (11.26%) Windows Server

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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
1 237 (6.04%) MS Exchange
2 106 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 95 (2.42%) Skype for Business
4 70 (1.78%) SharePoint
5 65 (1.66%) IIS
6 54 (1.38%) Apache
7 49 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 41 (1.04%) OpenStack
9 36 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
10 34 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 28 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
12 26 (0.66%) Tomcat
13 16 (0.41%) WebSphere
14 15 (0.38%) Node.js
15 13 (0.33%) SAS
16 11 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
16 11 (0.28%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.20%) CMS
17 8 (0.20%) Confluence
17 8 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 216 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 146 (3.72%) MS Office
3 53 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.25%) ProjectWise
6 9 (0.23%) MS Project
7 6 (0.15%) HipChat
8 5 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 22 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 18 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.20%) RMDS
5 3 (0.076%) BASE24
5 3 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.076%) Eikon
5 3 (0.076%) Radian6
6 2 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.051%) Infor CRM
6 2 (0.051%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.051%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.051%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.025%) assyst
7 1 (0.025%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.025%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.025%) Primavera
7 1 (0.025%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.025%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.025%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 109 (2.78%) Office 365
2 81 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (1.07%) IaaS
5 25 (0.64%) SaaS
6 18 (0.46%) PaaS
7 14 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.31%) Mimecast
9 11 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (0.18%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.13%) Yammer
13 4 (0.10%) IBM PureFlex
14 3 (0.076%) GitHub
14 3 (0.076%) Rackspace Cloud
14 3 (0.076%) SoftLayer
15 2 (0.051%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.051%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 1 (0.025%) Google Cloud Platform
16 1 (0.025%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 1613 (41.11%) Firewall
2 1061 (27.04%) WAN
3 1029 (26.22%) LAN
4 659 (16.79%) Cisco ASA
5 592 (15.09%) Wireless
6 579 (14.76%) VPN
7 518 (13.20%) Network Security
8 508 (12.95%) MPLS
9 481 (12.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 466 (11.88%) DNS
11 450 (11.47%) BGP
12 431 (10.98%) TCP/IP
13 386 (9.84%) VoIP
14 360 (9.17%) OSPF
15 348 (8.87%) SAN
16 294 (7.49%) DHCP
17 254 (6.47%) Internet
18 224 (5.71%) EIGRP
19 214 (5.45%) VLAN
20 191 (4.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 49 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (1.20%) MySQL
4 35 (0.89%) DB2
5 33 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 17 (0.43%) Hadoop
8 16 (0.41%) Big Data
9 12 (0.31%) Relational Database
9 12 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (0.23%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.20%) Informix
12 8 (0.20%) Oracle Exadata
13 7 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (0.18%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.15%) HBase
15 5 (0.13%) NoSQL
15 5 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 25 (0.64%) Git (software)
3 22 (0.56%) Subversion
4 19 (0.48%) Jenkins
5 18 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
6 15 (0.38%) StarTeam
7 13 (0.33%) JIRA
8 12 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
9 9 (0.23%) IntelliJ
9 9 (0.23%) Maven
10 8 (0.20%) Hudson
10 8 (0.20%) Vagrant
11 5 (0.13%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.13%) Gradle
11 5 (0.13%) JUnit
11 5 (0.13%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.076%) GitLab
12 3 (0.076%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.051%) git-flow
14 1 (0.025%) Ant
General
1 551 (14.04%) Finance
2 336 (8.56%) Telecoms
3 144 (3.67%) Banking
4 81 (2.06%) Retail
5 49 (1.25%) Legal
6 42 (1.07%) Games
7 38 (0.97%) Law
8 35 (0.89%) Back Office
9 34 (0.87%) Advertising
10 30 (0.76%) Investment Banking
10 30 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 25 (0.64%) Marketing
11 25 (0.64%) Military
12 24 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 22 (0.56%) Electronics
14 21 (0.54%) Billing
15 12 (0.31%) Local Government
16 9 (0.23%) French Language
16 9 (0.23%) Publishing
17 8 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1249 (31.83%) Network Engineer
2 512 (13.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 450 (11.47%) Architect
4 360 (9.17%) Analyst
5 358 (9.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 294 (7.49%) Support Engineer
7 204 (5.20%) Security Engineer
8 198 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 195 (4.97%) Senior Network Engineer
10 187 (4.77%) Network Architect
11 170 (4.33%) Consultant
12 166 (4.23%) Network Security Engineer
13 156 (3.98%) Network Support
14 153 (3.90%) Network Analyst
15 132 (3.36%) Project Manager
16 127 (3.24%) Designer
17 115 (2.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 113 (2.88%) Network Support Engineer
19 106 (2.70%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
20 102 (2.60%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (1.50%) Web Services
2 58 (1.48%) 802.1X
3 39 (0.99%) XMPP
4 33 (0.84%) Middleware
5 25 (0.64%) .NET
5 25 (0.64%) LAMP
6 16 (0.41%) HTML
7 14 (0.36%) ASP.NET
7 14 (0.36%) CSS
7 14 (0.36%) XML
8 10 (0.25%) Java EE
8 10 (0.25%) LAPP Stack
8 10 (0.25%) SAML
9 9 (0.23%) J2EE
9 9 (0.23%) jQuery
10 7 (0.18%) JSP
11 6 (0.15%) Rendezvous
11 6 (0.15%) WAP
12 5 (0.13%) CGI
12 5 (0.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 702 (17.89%) Data Centre
2 115 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
3 110 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
4 99 (2.52%) Management Information System
5 74 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 57 (1.45%) Driving Licence
7 56 (1.43%) EMC VNX
8 52 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 51 (1.30%) Clustering
9 51 (1.30%) iSeries
10 44 (1.12%) Blackberry
10 44 (1.12%) FlexPod
11 43 (1.10%) Replication
12 36 (0.92%) PKI
13 35 (0.89%) Private Cloud
14 32 (0.82%) AS400
15 29 (0.74%) VCE vBlock
16 28 (0.71%) NHS
17 27 (0.69%) IVR
17 27 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 929 (23.67%) Windows
2 543 (13.84%) Linux
3 442 (11.26%) Windows Server
4 294 (7.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 216 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 208 (5.30%) Unix
7 185 (4.71%) Windows 7
8 132 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 79 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 67 (1.71%) Windows 8
11 64 (1.63%) Solaris
12 58 (1.48%) CentOS
12 58 (1.48%) Windows XP
13 48 (1.22%) AIX
14 38 (0.97%) Windows 10
15 29 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
16 28 (0.71%) Mac OS X
17 24 (0.61%) Android
18 17 (0.43%) HPUX
19 13 (0.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 671 (17.10%) ITIL
2 364 (9.28%) Migration
3 255 (6.50%) Network Design
4 245 (6.24%) Project Management
5 213 (5.43%) Load Balancing
6 199 (5.07%) Change Management
7 159 (4.05%) Service Management
8 134 (3.41%) Network Monitoring
9 133 (3.39%) Network Management
10 130 (3.31%) Service Delivery
11 127 (3.24%) PRINCE2
12 121 (3.08%) Incident Management
13 119 (3.03%) High Availability
14 114 (2.91%) Information Security
15 102 (2.60%) Network Architecture
16 101 (2.57%) Stakeholder Management
17 99 (2.52%) Configuration Management
18 93 (2.37%) Agile Software Development
19 88 (2.24%) Problem Management
20 86 (2.19%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 187 (4.77%) SQL
2 127 (3.24%) PowerShell
3 111 (2.83%) Python
4 90 (2.29%) Perl
5 79 (2.01%) Bash Shell
6 55 (1.40%) C
7 53 (1.35%) Java
8 32 (0.82%) Shell Script
9 29 (0.74%) PHP
10 28 (0.71%) JavaScript
11 24 (0.61%) Ruby
12 22 (0.56%) VBScript
13 14 (0.36%) Tcl
14 13 (0.33%) VB
15 10 (0.25%) C#
15 10 (0.25%) Lisp
16 8 (0.20%) C++
17 5 (0.13%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.10%) Korn
19 3 (0.076%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1525 (38.86%) Cisco Certification
2 962 (24.52%) CCNP
3 740 (18.86%) CCNA
4 645 (16.44%) Security Cleared
5 497 (12.67%) SC Cleared
6 286 (7.29%) CCIE
7 216 (5.50%) Degree
8 172 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 150 (3.82%) DV Cleared
10 107 (2.73%) CISSP
11 97 (2.47%) MCSE
12 95 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 91 (2.32%) CCDP
14 82 (2.09%) CCSE
15 77 (1.96%) MCSA
16 66 (1.68%) CCSA
17 59 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
18 47 (1.20%) JNCIA
18 47 (1.20%) JNCIS
19 46 (1.17%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (4.79%) SLA
2 90 (2.29%) PCI DSS
3 68 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (0.84%) QA
5 28 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 16 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
7 16 (0.41%) ISO27005
8 13 (0.33%) ISAE 3402
9 11 (0.28%) COBIT
10 10 (0.25%) JSP 440
11 5 (0.13%) COSO
11 5 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (0.13%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.10%) SAS 70
13 3 (0.076%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.076%) ISO27002
13 3 (0.076%) PMBOK
14 2 (0.051%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 546 (13.91%) Active Directory
2 515 (13.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 179 (4.56%) vSphere
4 148 (3.77%) Hyper-V
5 86 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
6 82 (2.09%) VMware ESX
7 72 (1.83%) XenApp
8 44 (1.12%) NFS
9 40 (1.02%) vCloud
10 37 (0.94%) Firmware
11 36 (0.92%) XenDesktop
12 28 (0.71%) ProxySG
13 21 (0.54%) KVM
14 19 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
15 15 (0.38%) ISA Server
15 15 (0.38%) Xen
16 13 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
16 13 (0.33%) Snort
17 12 (0.31%) VMware Server
18 11 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 124 (3.16%) Cisco CUCM
2 104 (2.65%) SCCM
3 95 (2.42%) FortiGate
4 93 (2.37%) Puppet
5 79 (2.01%) Cisco UCCX
6 64 (1.63%) Cisco UCCE
7 53 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
8 47 (1.20%) NetBackup
9 46 (1.17%) SCOM
9 46 (1.17%) Tivoli
10 41 (1.04%) CiscoWorks
11 39 (0.99%) Nagios
12 30 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 29 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
14 25 (0.64%) Backup Exec
14 25 (0.64%) WSUS
15 19 (0.48%) Salt
16 18 (0.46%) Ansible
16 18 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
16 18 (0.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 902 (22.99%) VMware
2 769 (19.60%) CheckPoint
3 706 (17.99%) Juniper
4 644 (16.41%) Microsoft
5 511 (13.02%) F5
6 449 (11.44%) HP
7 370 (9.43%) Citrix
8 249 (6.35%) Palo Alto
9 213 (5.43%) NetApp
10 206 (5.25%) EMC
11 200 (5.10%) SolarWinds
12 196 (4.99%) Blue Coat
13 179 (4.56%) IBM
14 164 (4.18%) Dell
15 147 (3.75%) Oracle
16 144 (3.67%) Fortinet
17 142 (3.62%) Red Hat
18 127 (3.24%) Avaya
19 123 (3.13%) Aruba
20 104 (2.65%) Riverbed
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