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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco CiscoWorks
Rank 558 526 510
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -16
Contract jobs citing CiscoWorks 21 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.053% 0.054%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.50% 0.75% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £349 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +7.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £285 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £416 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +39.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -54.05%
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
4189 3352 2891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.45% 7.16% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2069 1550
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 136 203
Average hourly rate £20.03 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.43 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 8 £438 -2.77% 2
South East -25 6 £338 -18.18% 2
West Midlands -12 5 £375 +27.11%
East of England - - - -
CiscoWorks
UK

CiscoWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (52.78%) Firewall
4 18 (50.00%) BGP
5 17 (47.22%) CheckPoint
6 15 (41.67%) OSPF
6 15 (41.67%) CCNP
6 15 (41.67%) Network Security
6 15 (41.67%) SolarWinds
7 13 (36.11%) LAN
7 13 (36.11%) WAN
8 12 (33.33%) CCNA
9 11 (30.56%) Load Balancing
9 11 (30.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (30.56%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (25.00%) Network Management
11 9 (25.00%) Network Design
11 9 (25.00%) MS Visio
12 8 (22.22%) HP
12 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
12 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
13 7 (19.44%) VPN
13 7 (19.44%) CCDP
13 7 (19.44%) VoIP
13 7 (19.44%) EIGRP
13 7 (19.44%) Multicast
14 6 (16.67%) MPLS
14 6 (16.67%) ITIL
14 6 (16.67%) DV Cleared

CiscoWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (13.89%) MS Office
3 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 3 (8.33%) AutoCAD
4 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) Firewall
2 18 (50.00%) BGP
3 15 (41.67%) OSPF
3 15 (41.67%) Network Security
4 13 (36.11%) LAN
4 13 (36.11%) WAN
5 11 (30.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (19.44%) EIGRP
7 7 (19.44%) VoIP
7 7 (19.44%) VPN
7 7 (19.44%) Multicast
8 6 (16.67%) Wireless
8 6 (16.67%) MPLS
9 5 (13.89%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (13.89%) HSRP
9 5 (13.89%) Unified Communications
10 4 (11.11%) FWSM
10 4 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (11.11%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Network Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Network Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Implementation Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Network Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Statistics
2 3 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.56%) e-Health
3 2 (5.56%) SecurID
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Load Balancing
1 11 (30.56%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (25.00%) Network Management
2 9 (25.00%) Network Design
3 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 3 (8.33%) Line Management
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.33%) Change Control
5 3 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (8.33%) Fault Management
5 3 (8.33%) Service Management
5 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (2.78%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Migration
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 21 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (41.67%) CCNP
3 12 (33.33%) CCNA
4 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 7 (19.44%) CCDP
6 6 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 4 (11.11%) CCIE
8 2 (5.56%) CCSP
8 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.56%) CCSA
8 2 (5.56%) CCVP
8 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) OpenView
2 3 (8.33%) HP NNM
2 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (5.56%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.78%) Cacti
4 1 (2.78%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (47.22%) CheckPoint
3 15 (41.67%) SolarWinds
4 8 (22.22%) HP
5 5 (13.89%) IBM
5 5 (13.89%) Blue Coat
6 4 (11.11%) BT
6 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.11%) CA
6 4 (11.11%) Nokia
7 3 (8.33%) Juniper
7 3 (8.33%) F5
8 2 (5.56%) IronPort
8 2 (5.56%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.78%) Brocade
9 1 (2.78%) Fujitsu
9 1 (2.78%) Remedy
9 1 (2.78%) Citrix