The table below looks at the statistics for CiscoWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CiscoWorks over the 3 months to 22 August 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco CiscoWorks
Rank 570 526 540
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +14
Contract jobs citing CiscoWorks 13 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.064% 0.066%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.33% 0.86% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 10
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £310 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
-28.98% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £73.00
CiscoWorks
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3928 3608 3564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.71% 7.41% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2301 2097 1892
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 147 165
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.99 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.06 £40.57 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

CiscoWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CiscoWorks across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

CiscoWorks Jobs Demand Trend in England

CiscoWorks
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CiscoWorks across the England region.

CiscoWorks Daily Rate Trend in England

CiscoWorks
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CiscoWorks across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

CiscoWorks Daily Rate Histogram in England

CiscoWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CiscoWorks across the England region.

CiscoWorks Hourly Rate Trend in England

CiscoWorks
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 CiscoWorks within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 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 +15 7 £275 -31.25% 2
South West - 4 - -
East of England - - - -
South East - - - - 1
CiscoWorks
UK

CiscoWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CiscoWorks 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 CiscoWorks.

1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) HP
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (58.82%) CCNP
3 10 (58.82%) Firewall
4 9 (52.94%) LAN
4 9 (52.94%) WAN
4 9 (52.94%) Network Security
5 8 (47.06%) OpenView
5 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
6 7 (41.18%) Multicast
7 6 (35.29%) CCNA
8 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
8 5 (29.41%) ATM
8 5 (29.41%) BGP
8 5 (29.41%) Network Management
8 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
9 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
9 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
9 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
9 4 (23.53%) HP NNM
9 4 (23.53%) Statistics
9 4 (23.53%) Change Control
9 4 (23.53%) HSRP
9 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (23.53%) AutoCAD
9 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
9 4 (23.53%) MPLS
9 4 (23.53%) Finance
9 4 (23.53%) BT

CiscoWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CiscoWorks 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 CiscoWorks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
2 4 (23.53%) AutoCAD
3 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) LAN
2 9 (52.94%) WAN
2 9 (52.94%) Network Security
3 7 (41.18%) Multicast
4 5 (29.41%) ATM
4 5 (29.41%) BGP
5 4 (23.53%) HSRP
5 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
5 4 (23.53%) MPLS
5 4 (23.53%) VPN
6 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (17.65%) Wireless
6 3 (17.65%) tcpdump
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (11.76%) OSPF
7 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (11.76%) DNS
7 2 (11.76%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Network Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Security Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Junior
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Network Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Statistics
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) SecurID
2 1 (5.88%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Network Management
2 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
2 4 (23.53%) Change Control
2 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (58.82%) CCNP
3 6 (35.29%) CCNA
4 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) CCIE
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (5.88%) DFS Replication
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) OpenView
2 4 (23.53%) HP NNM
3 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (17.65%) Cacti
4 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.88%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (5.88%) WSUS
4 1 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) HP
3 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
4 4 (23.53%) BT
4 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.76%) Juniper
6 1 (5.88%) CA
6 1 (5.88%) Veritas
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) Veeam
6 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
6 1 (5.88%) F5