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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 42 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2249 1672 1731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.22% 3.49% 3.46%
As % of the Vendors category 9.36% 7.58% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1314 919 865
Average daily rate
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£363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 100 131
Average hourly rate £20.06 £21.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.69% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
24019 22059 23454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.06% 46.04% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14298 12809 12453
Average daily rate £395 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% -1.26%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1068 1234
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +14 974 £388 +0.64% 246
South East +10 493 £340 -2.85% 161
South West +6 166 £300 -7.69% 62
West Midlands +10 142 £350 +9.37% 59
North West +3 140 £365 +14.42% 60
East of England -3 128 £350 +3.70% 50
Yorkshire +13 92 £300 -22.58% 55
East Midlands +9 68 £375 +1.35% 21
North East -20 25 £348 +15.91% 4
Midlands - 3 £350 -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1706 (41.38%) Firewall
2 1466 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1232 (29.88%) Windows
4 1011 (24.52%) WAN
5 1004 (24.35%) LAN
6 969 (23.50%) VMware
7 884 (21.44%) CCNP
8 848 (20.57%) Microsoft
9 845 (20.49%) CheckPoint
10 803 (19.48%) Juniper
11 763 (18.51%) ITIL
12 688 (16.69%) CCNA
13 673 (16.32%) Active Directory
14 602 (14.60%) HP
15 567 (13.75%) VPN
16 563 (13.66%) Cisco ASA
17 549 (13.32%) F5
18 542 (13.15%) BGP
19 537 (13.02%) Finance
20 531 (12.88%) VMware Infrastructure
21 503 (12.20%) Security Cleared
21 503 (12.20%) SAN
22 494 (11.98%) Linux
23 492 (11.93%) DNS
24 488 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
25 483 (11.71%) OSPF
26 481 (11.67%) MPLS
26 481 (11.67%) Network Security
26 481 (11.67%) Cisco Nexus
27 444 (10.77%) Citrix

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 388 (9.41%) MS Exchange
2 202 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 159 (3.86%) SharePoint
4 125 (3.03%) Lync
5 103 (2.50%) IIS
6 102 (2.47%) Apache
7 96 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 95 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 70 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 39 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
11 26 (0.63%) JBoss
12 21 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
13 20 (0.49%) IBM Notes
13 20 (0.49%) Tomcat
14 17 (0.41%) WebSphere
15 15 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
16 13 (0.32%) WebLogic
17 11 (0.27%) OpenStack
18 9 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2000
19 8 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 324 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 246 (5.97%) MS Office
3 72 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 39 (0.95%) MS Project
5 25 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.15%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.073%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.049%) EPLAN
10 1 (0.024%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.024%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.024%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.024%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 14 (0.34%) Eikon
3 8 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.17%) Summit
5 6 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.12%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.073%) RMDS
9 2 (0.049%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.049%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.049%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.024%) assyst
10 1 (0.024%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.024%) Magento
10 1 (0.024%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.024%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.024%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 44 (1.07%) Office 365
2 23 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (0.51%) SaaS
4 16 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (0.27%) PaaS
5 11 (0.27%) IaaS
6 10 (0.24%) Google Apps
7 8 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.097%) IBM SmartCloud
9 3 (0.073%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.049%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1706 (41.38%) Firewall
2 1011 (24.52%) WAN
3 1004 (24.35%) LAN
4 567 (13.75%) VPN
5 563 (13.66%) Cisco ASA
6 542 (13.15%) BGP
7 503 (12.20%) SAN
8 492 (11.93%) DNS
9 483 (11.71%) OSPF
10 481 (11.67%) MPLS
10 481 (11.67%) Network Security
10 481 (11.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 421 (10.21%) Wireless
12 402 (9.75%) TCP/IP
13 356 (8.63%) VoIP
14 291 (7.06%) DHCP
15 263 (6.38%) VLAN
16 232 (5.63%) Cisco IOS
17 226 (5.48%) EIGRP
18 215 (5.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 48 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (0.95%) MySQL
4 32 (0.78%) DB2
5 30 (0.73%) Oracle Database
6 23 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
9 12 (0.29%) MongoDB
9 12 (0.29%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.27%) Big Data
11 10 (0.24%) Data Mining
12 9 (0.22%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (0.22%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.17%) SAP BW
14 7 (0.17%) HBase
14 7 (0.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (0.49%) Jenkins
2 19 (0.46%) Hudson
3 17 (0.41%) GDB
4 12 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.17%) MSI
7 5 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.073%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.073%) Subversion
8 3 (0.073%) JIRA
9 2 (0.049%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.049%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.049%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.049%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.024%) Ant
10 1 (0.024%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.024%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.024%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.024%) ProC
10 1 (0.024%) WebLOAD
General
1 537 (13.02%) Finance
2 436 (10.57%) Telecoms
3 234 (5.68%) Banking
4 96 (2.33%) Retail
5 59 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 36 (0.87%) Financial Institution
7 35 (0.85%) Marketing
8 29 (0.70%) Legal
9 26 (0.63%) Spanish Language
10 25 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 23 (0.56%) Back Office
12 21 (0.51%) Advertising
13 20 (0.49%) French Language
14 19 (0.46%) Law
14 19 (0.46%) Billing
15 17 (0.41%) Local Government
16 16 (0.39%) German Language
17 13 (0.32%) Publishing
18 12 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
19 11 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 986 (23.91%) Network Engineer
2 379 (9.19%) Architect
3 367 (8.90%) Consultant
4 335 (8.13%) Analyst
5 314 (7.62%) Cisco Engineer
6 238 (5.77%) Support Engineer
7 222 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 214 (5.19%) Security Engineer
9 178 (4.32%) Project Manager
10 148 (3.59%) Network Consultant
11 140 (3.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 138 (3.35%) Network Security Engineer
13 136 (3.30%) Network Support
14 115 (2.79%) Design Engineer
15 110 (2.67%) 3rd Line Support
16 109 (2.64%) Network Architect
17 108 (2.62%) Administrator
18 105 (2.55%) Support Analyst
19 104 (2.52%) IP Engineer
20 102 (2.47%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (1.21%) XMPP
2 47 (1.14%) .NET
3 40 (0.97%) CSS
4 37 (0.90%) Middleware
5 34 (0.82%) JSP
5 34 (0.82%) HTML
6 33 (0.80%) Web Services
7 23 (0.56%) ASP.NET
7 23 (0.56%) VXML
8 22 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
9 15 (0.36%) SOAP
10 13 (0.32%) XML
10 13 (0.32%) Regular Expression
11 12 (0.29%) WAP
12 9 (0.22%) Application Packaging
13 6 (0.15%) LAMP
14 5 (0.12%) WML
14 5 (0.12%) Oracle Fusion
15 4 (0.097%) Java EE
15 4 (0.097%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 135 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (3.18%) Blackberry
3 102 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
4 87 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 81 (1.96%) Clustering
6 67 (1.63%) Thin Client
6 67 (1.63%) Fat Client
7 47 (1.14%) Replication
8 44 (1.07%) Computer Science
9 41 (0.99%) PKI
10 36 (0.87%) FlexPod
11 35 (0.85%) Open Source
12 34 (0.82%) Client/Server
12 34 (0.82%) User Experience
13 32 (0.78%) CESG
14 28 (0.68%) NHS
15 26 (0.63%) Visualisation
16 24 (0.58%) IVR
16 24 (0.58%) Statistics
17 21 (0.51%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 1232 (29.88%) Windows
2 494 (11.98%) Linux
3 488 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 334 (8.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 286 (6.94%) Windows 7
6 252 (6.11%) UNIX
7 201 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 174 (4.22%) Windows XP
9 128 (3.10%) Solaris
10 93 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 70 (1.70%) Windows 8
12 41 (0.99%) AIX
13 28 (0.68%) Android
13 28 (0.68%) CentOS
14 24 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
15 22 (0.53%) HPUX
15 22 (0.53%) SUSE
16 21 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
17 18 (0.44%) Windows 2000
18 16 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 763 (18.51%) ITIL
2 317 (7.69%) Migration
3 308 (7.47%) Network Design
4 302 (7.32%) Load Balancing
5 238 (5.77%) Project Management
6 220 (5.34%) Network Management
7 193 (4.68%) Service Management
8 159 (3.86%) Service Delivery
9 156 (3.78%) Change Management
10 142 (3.44%) Network Monitoring
11 139 (3.37%) PRINCE2
12 122 (2.96%) Network Architecture
13 113 (2.74%) Mentoring
14 112 (2.72%) Change Control
15 109 (2.64%) Incident Management
16 100 (2.43%) Disaster Recovery
17 79 (1.92%) Problem Management
18 75 (1.82%) Information Security
19 74 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
20 67 (1.63%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 238 (5.77%) SQL
2 110 (2.67%) Perl
3 93 (2.26%) PowerShell
4 51 (1.24%) C
5 50 (1.21%) Java
6 35 (0.85%) Shell Script
7 33 (0.80%) Python
8 31 (0.75%) JavaScript
9 28 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 26 (0.63%) VB
11 24 (0.58%) VBScript
12 22 (0.53%) C++
13 16 (0.39%) PHP
14 14 (0.34%) C#
15 12 (0.29%) VBA
16 11 (0.27%) Lisp
16 11 (0.27%) Ruby
17 10 (0.24%) Embedded C
17 10 (0.24%) Tcl
18 9 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1466 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
2 884 (21.44%) CCNP
3 688 (16.69%) CCNA
4 503 (12.20%) Security Cleared
5 386 (9.36%) SC Cleared
6 328 (7.96%) CCIE
7 222 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 147 (3.57%) Degree
9 144 (3.49%) MCSE
10 124 (3.01%) CCDP
11 111 (2.69%) CCSE
12 105 (2.55%) CISSP
13 93 (2.26%) DV Cleared
14 83 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 75 (1.82%) MCITP
16 73 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
17 72 (1.75%) CCSA
18 61 (1.48%) CCSP
19 48 (1.16%) MCP
20 47 (1.14%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (4.90%) SLA
2 68 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 55 (1.33%) QA
3 55 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 26 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 20 (0.49%) JSP 440
6 9 (0.22%) COBIT
7 4 (0.097%) GPG13
8 2 (0.049%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.024%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.024%) BS7799
9 1 (0.024%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.024%) BS25999
System Software
1 673 (16.32%) Active Directory
2 531 (12.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 184 (4.46%) Hyper-V
4 179 (4.34%) vSphere
5 124 (3.01%) XenApp
6 96 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
7 80 (1.94%) VMware ESX
8 76 (1.84%) ProxySG
9 48 (1.16%) NFS
10 45 (1.09%) XenServer
11 42 (1.02%) Xen
12 41 (0.99%) XenDesktop
13 36 (0.87%) Snort
14 31 (0.75%) Terminal Services
15 27 (0.65%) Firmware
16 25 (0.61%) NLBS
16 25 (0.61%) vCloud
17 24 (0.58%) ISA Server
18 23 (0.56%) Squid
19 22 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 151 (3.66%) Cisco CUCM
2 137 (3.32%) SCCM
3 78 (1.89%) Backup Exec
4 68 (1.65%) SCOM
5 67 (1.63%) Cisco UCCE
6 53 (1.29%) Cisco Prime
7 52 (1.26%) NetBackup
8 51 (1.24%) Cisco UCCX
9 49 (1.19%) FortiGate
9 49 (1.19%) WSUS
10 45 (1.09%) OPNET
11 42 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 40 (0.97%) CA Spectrum
13 38 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
14 32 (0.78%) OpenView
14 32 (0.78%) Tivoli
15 31 (0.75%) Puppet
16 27 (0.65%) WhatsUp Gold
17 25 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
18 22 (0.53%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 969 (23.50%) VMware
2 848 (20.57%) Microsoft
3 845 (20.49%) CheckPoint
4 803 (19.48%) Juniper
5 602 (14.60%) HP
6 549 (13.32%) F5
7 444 (10.77%) Citrix
8 262 (6.35%) Blue Coat
9 220 (5.34%) EMC
10 216 (5.24%) NetApp
11 184 (4.46%) Oracle
12 165 (4.00%) SolarWinds
13 160 (3.88%) IBM
14 153 (3.71%) Avaya
15 148 (3.59%) Symantec
16 132 (3.20%) McAfee
17 122 (2.96%) Dell
18 114 (2.76%) Nokia
19 104 (2.52%) Red Hat
19 104 (2.52%) Riverbed
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £275 to £310 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 to £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £28000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £150 - £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £250 - £350 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Remit Resources
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £180 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Herefordshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Herefordshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £25 - £27.57 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago