The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 51 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1890 1654 2028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.83% 3.56% 3.83%
As % of the Vendors category 8.42% 7.58% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 880 984
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 141 162
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +15.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.03
% change year-on-year
- +12.33%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22443 21822 24527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.46% 46.91% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12742 12175 12864
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 1014 1126 1280
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Cisco
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 +16 831 £380 +0.33% 244
South East +9 468 £350 - 143
East of England -22 126 £305 +18.44% 54
South West -7 120 £375 +25.00% 43
North West -4 99 £300 +7.14% 42
West Midlands -19 74 £278 -11.90% 53
Yorkshire -16 68 £350 +13.82% 53
East Midlands +8 66 £325 +8.33% 20
North East -12 16 £331 -5.42% 3
Midlands +2 1 £450 +28.57% 1
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1415 (38.64%) Firewall
2 1235 (33.72%) Cisco Certification
3 1201 (32.80%) Windows
4 879 (24.00%) VMware
5 817 (22.31%) Microsoft
6 809 (22.09%) LAN
7 806 (22.01%) WAN
8 753 (20.56%) CCNP
9 721 (19.69%) Juniper
10 713 (19.47%) CheckPoint
11 660 (18.02%) Active Directory
12 596 (16.28%) ITIL
13 543 (14.83%) HP
14 529 (14.45%) CCNA
15 508 (13.87%) VMware Infrastructure
16 493 (13.46%) VPN
17 489 (13.35%) Network Security
17 489 (13.35%) Windows Server 2008
18 479 (13.08%) Cisco ASA
19 466 (12.73%) Security Cleared
20 461 (12.59%) Linux
21 459 (12.53%) Citrix
22 458 (12.51%) DNS
23 455 (12.42%) Telecoms
24 446 (12.18%) F5
25 433 (11.82%) Finance
26 426 (11.63%) MS Exchange
27 414 (11.31%) SAN
28 401 (10.95%) MPLS
29 399 (10.90%) Wireless

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 426 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 241 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 150 (4.10%) SharePoint
4 127 (3.47%) Lync
5 105 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 100 (2.73%) Apache
7 99 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 88 (2.40%) IIS
9 71 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 52 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
11 33 (0.90%) IBM Notes
12 23 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
13 17 (0.46%) Tomcat
14 16 (0.44%) CMS
15 12 (0.33%) WebSphere
16 11 (0.30%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.22%) SAS
17 8 (0.22%) nginx
18 7 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
18 7 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 280 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 229 (6.25%) MS Office
3 58 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 29 (0.79%) MS Project
5 20 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.27%) Acrobat
7 7 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.082%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.055%) EPLAN
10 1 (0.027%) Vectorworks
10 1 (0.027%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.027%) CATIA
10 1 (0.027%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.027%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.027%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.11%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.11%) Summit
4 4 (0.11%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.11%) RMDS
5 2 (0.055%) Magento
6 1 (0.027%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.027%) ReMetrica
6 1 (0.027%) BPCS
6 1 (0.027%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 40 (1.09%) Office 365
2 21 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.35%) SaaS
5 10 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.22%) PaaS
7 7 (0.19%) IaaS
8 4 (0.11%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.082%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.027%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.027%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1415 (38.64%) Firewall
2 809 (22.09%) LAN
3 806 (22.01%) WAN
4 493 (13.46%) VPN
5 489 (13.35%) Network Security
6 479 (13.08%) Cisco ASA
7 458 (12.51%) DNS
8 414 (11.31%) SAN
9 401 (10.95%) MPLS
10 399 (10.90%) Wireless
11 387 (10.57%) BGP
12 373 (10.19%) TCP/IP
13 366 (9.99%) VoIP
14 354 (9.67%) OSPF
15 318 (8.68%) Cisco Nexus
16 255 (6.96%) DHCP
17 247 (6.74%) Cisco IOS
18 200 (5.46%) VLAN
19 185 (5.05%) Internet
20 163 (4.45%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (5.82%) SQL Server
2 55 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (1.31%) MySQL
4 28 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 28 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 22 (0.60%) DB2
6 16 (0.44%) Relational Database
7 14 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (0.33%) Oracle Exadata
9 8 (0.22%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.19%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.16%) Ingres
11 6 (0.16%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.11%) HBase
13 4 (0.11%) Big Data
13 4 (0.11%) SAP BW
13 4 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (0.46%) GDB
1 17 (0.46%) Jenkins
2 15 (0.41%) Hudson
3 10 (0.27%) Subversion
4 9 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (0.16%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.11%) JIRA
7 4 (0.11%) MSI
8 3 (0.082%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.055%) Wise Package Studio
9 2 (0.055%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.055%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.055%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.055%) Ant
9 2 (0.055%) RequisitePro
10 1 (0.027%) ProC
10 1 (0.027%) JUnit
10 1 (0.027%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.027%) Dreamweaver
General
1 455 (12.42%) Telecoms
2 433 (11.82%) Finance
3 202 (5.52%) Banking
4 72 (1.97%) Retail
5 55 (1.50%) Financial Institution
5 55 (1.50%) Investment Banking
6 33 (0.90%) Marketing
7 29 (0.79%) French Language
7 29 (0.79%) Back Office
8 28 (0.76%) Billing
9 24 (0.66%) Advertising
10 23 (0.63%) Law
11 21 (0.57%) Manufacturing
12 18 (0.49%) Publishing
13 17 (0.46%) Legal
13 17 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
13 17 (0.46%) Local Government
13 17 (0.46%) Spanish Language
14 13 (0.35%) German Language
15 12 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 812 (22.17%) Network Engineer
2 353 (9.64%) Architect
3 319 (8.71%) Analyst
4 297 (8.11%) Consultant
5 268 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
6 257 (7.02%) Support Engineer
7 242 (6.61%) Security Engineer
8 184 (5.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 168 (4.59%) Project Manager
10 154 (4.21%) Network Security Engineer
11 135 (3.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 128 (3.50%) Network Support
13 114 (3.11%) Network Consultant
14 110 (3.00%) Administrator
14 110 (3.00%) 2nd Line Support
15 103 (2.81%) Support Analyst
16 102 (2.79%) Network Architect
17 100 (2.73%) IP Engineer
18 96 (2.62%) 3rd Line Support
19 92 (2.51%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (1.53%) .NET
2 39 (1.06%) XMPP
3 33 (0.90%) HTML
3 33 (0.90%) XML
4 28 (0.76%) Web Services
5 23 (0.63%) VXML
5 23 (0.63%) ASP.NET
6 21 (0.57%) CSS
6 21 (0.57%) JSP
7 17 (0.46%) Middleware
8 10 (0.27%) Application Packaging
9 9 (0.25%) LAMP
9 9 (0.25%) SOAP
9 9 (0.25%) WAP
10 5 (0.14%) WML
10 5 (0.14%) Regular Expression
11 4 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (0.11%) ADSI
11 4 (0.11%) SAML
11 4 (0.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 124 (3.39%) Blackberry
2 97 (2.65%) Clustering
3 78 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
4 74 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 70 (1.91%) Thin Client
5 70 (1.91%) Fat Client
6 46 (1.26%) Replication
7 32 (0.87%) NHS
7 32 (0.87%) Computer Science
7 32 (0.87%) Open Source
8 31 (0.85%) iPhone
9 29 (0.79%) Client/Server
10 28 (0.76%) PKI
10 28 (0.76%) Statistics
11 24 (0.66%) Firmware
12 21 (0.57%) EqualLogic
12 21 (0.57%) FlexPod
13 20 (0.55%) Hedge funds
14 19 (0.52%) CLARiiON
15 18 (0.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1201 (32.80%) Windows
2 489 (13.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 461 (12.59%) Linux
4 306 (8.36%) Windows 7
5 302 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 223 (6.09%) UNIX
7 187 (5.11%) Windows XP
8 186 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 99 (2.70%) Solaris
10 89 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 52 (1.42%) Windows 8
12 38 (1.04%) Android
13 32 (0.87%) AIX
14 29 (0.79%) Windows 2000
15 26 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
15 26 (0.71%) CentOS
16 21 (0.57%) Windows Vista
17 18 (0.49%) VMS
17 18 (0.49%) SUSE
18 15 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (16.28%) ITIL
2 270 (7.37%) Migration
3 231 (6.31%) Network Design
4 221 (6.03%) Project Management
5 210 (5.73%) Load Balancing
6 166 (4.53%) Network Management
7 156 (4.26%) Service Management
8 152 (4.15%) PRINCE2
9 146 (3.99%) Change Management
10 141 (3.85%) Service Delivery
11 122 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 102 (2.79%) Incident Management
13 87 (2.38%) Change Control
14 74 (2.02%) Network Architecture
15 70 (1.91%) Problem Management
16 67 (1.83%) Network Monitoring
17 62 (1.69%) E-Commerce
18 61 (1.67%) Information Security
19 56 (1.53%) Configuration Management
20 55 (1.50%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 246 (6.72%) SQL
2 101 (2.76%) Perl
3 93 (2.54%) C
4 91 (2.48%) PowerShell
5 48 (1.31%) Java
6 38 (1.04%) Python
7 33 (0.90%) VB
8 26 (0.71%) Bash Shell
9 25 (0.68%) JavaScript
10 23 (0.63%) PHP
10 23 (0.63%) Ruby
10 23 (0.63%) Shell Script
11 16 (0.44%) C#
12 15 (0.41%) VBScript
13 12 (0.33%) C++
14 11 (0.30%) VBA
15 10 (0.27%) Embedded C
16 9 (0.25%) Tcl
17 8 (0.22%) Korn
18 6 (0.16%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1235 (33.72%) Cisco Certification
2 753 (20.56%) CCNP
3 529 (14.45%) CCNA
4 466 (12.73%) Security Cleared
5 304 (8.30%) SC Cleared
6 255 (6.96%) CCIE
7 220 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 161 (4.40%) Degree
9 155 (4.23%) MCSE
10 109 (2.98%) CCDP
11 102 (2.79%) CCSE
12 98 (2.68%) CISSP
13 95 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 83 (2.27%) MCITP
15 78 (2.13%) DV Cleared
16 76 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
17 66 (1.80%) CCSA
18 51 (1.39%) CCVP
19 50 (1.37%) MCP
20 48 (1.31%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (3.99%) SLA
2 62 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 40 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (1.06%) QA
5 17 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.27%) COBIT
8 9 (0.25%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.082%) GPG13
10 2 (0.055%) BS25999
10 2 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.027%) BS7799
11 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.027%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 660 (18.02%) Active Directory
2 508 (13.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 187 (5.11%) Hyper-V
4 147 (4.01%) vSphere
5 120 (3.28%) XenApp
6 88 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
7 74 (2.02%) VMware ESX
8 48 (1.31%) Xen
9 44 (1.20%) XenDesktop
10 43 (1.17%) NFS
11 41 (1.12%) XenServer
12 34 (0.93%) ProxySG
13 28 (0.76%) Squid
14 23 (0.63%) ISA Server
15 21 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
16 18 (0.49%) NLBS
16 18 (0.49%) Terminal Services
16 18 (0.49%) qmail
16 18 (0.49%) vCloud
17 16 (0.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 148 (4.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 130 (3.55%) SCCM
3 70 (1.91%) Backup Exec
4 69 (1.88%) SCOM
5 58 (1.58%) Cisco UCCE
6 55 (1.50%) Cisco UCCX
7 50 (1.37%) NetBackup
8 46 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 44 (1.20%) Tivoli
10 38 (1.04%) FortiGate
11 36 (0.98%) WSUS
12 35 (0.96%) Puppet
13 32 (0.87%) Cisco Prime
14 27 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
15 24 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
15 24 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
16 23 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
16 23 (0.63%) OPNET
17 21 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
18 18 (0.49%) Ansible
Vendors
1 879 (24.00%) VMware
2 817 (22.31%) Microsoft
3 721 (19.69%) Juniper
4 713 (19.47%) CheckPoint
5 543 (14.83%) HP
6 459 (12.53%) Citrix
7 446 (12.18%) F5
8 234 (6.39%) Blue Coat
9 215 (5.87%) EMC
10 211 (5.76%) NetApp
11 175 (4.78%) Oracle
12 156 (4.26%) IBM
13 148 (4.04%) McAfee
14 139 (3.80%) Avaya
15 124 (3.39%) Symantec
16 108 (2.95%) Dell
17 96 (2.62%) SolarWinds
18 89 (2.43%) Red Hat
19 75 (2.05%) Riverbed
20 69 (1.88%) Nokia
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