The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco 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.

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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 26 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 26 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.30% 8.44% 7.09%
As % of the Vendors category 10.61% 19.31% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 24
Average daily rate
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£350 £339 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% -5.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £113 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £24.12 £34.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.05% +70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -6.66%
Cisco
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
245 202 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 49.90% 43.72% 52.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 67 135
Average daily rate £383 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 29
Average hourly rate £28.50 £23.83 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.59% -13.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

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

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Essex 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
Basildon +2 5 - - 4
Harlow - 2 £350 -
Chelmsford -2 1 £180 +89.47%
Brentwood -6 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - - 1
Harwich - - - -
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 26 (47.27%) Firewall
2 24 (43.64%) VMware
3 22 (40.00%) Windows
3 22 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (30.91%) DNS
5 16 (29.09%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 14 (25.45%) CCNP
7 14 (25.45%) CCNA
7 14 (25.45%) DHCP
7 14 (25.45%) ITIL
7 14 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (21.82%) Linux
8 12 (21.82%) Citrix
8 12 (21.82%) CheckPoint
9 11 (20.00%) Network Security
10 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 10 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (18.18%) SAN
10 10 (18.18%) WAN
10 10 (18.18%) VPN
10 10 (18.18%) LAN
10 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
11 9 (16.36%) HP
11 9 (16.36%) Dell
12 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (14.55%) MCSE
12 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
12 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
12 8 (14.55%) F5

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.82%) Lync
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Summit
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (47.27%) Firewall
2 17 (30.91%) DNS
3 16 (29.09%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (25.45%) DHCP
5 11 (20.00%) Network Security
6 10 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (18.18%) SAN
6 10 (18.18%) WAN
6 10 (18.18%) VPN
6 10 (18.18%) LAN
7 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
7 7 (12.73%) BGP
8 6 (10.91%) OSPF
9 5 (9.09%) IP Telephony
9 5 (9.09%) BIG-IP
9 5 (9.09%) iSCSI
9 5 (9.09%) DMVPN
9 5 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (9.09%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Lombardi
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Billing
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) German Language
4 1 (1.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Network Engineer
2 7 (12.73%) Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 5 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 5 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
5 4 (7.27%) Security Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Project Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Network Support
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) IT Operations Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Network Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Operations Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) HTML
2 2 (3.64%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) XMPP
3 1 (1.82%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 5 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.45%) Open Source
3 2 (3.64%) EqualLogic
3 2 (3.64%) PKI
4 1 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) Linux
3 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
4 7 (12.73%) UNIX
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) SUSE
6 1 (1.82%) AIX
6 1 (1.82%) HPUX
6 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) ITIL
2 7 (12.73%) Migration
3 5 (9.09%) Time Management
3 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 4 (7.27%) Information Security
4 4 (7.27%) Asset Management
5 3 (5.45%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (5.45%) Change Control
5 3 (5.45%) Information Governance
5 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.64%) Project Management
6 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.64%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (3.64%) Network Management
6 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.82%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (1.82%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.82%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
2 2 (3.64%) C#
2 2 (3.64%) PHP
2 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
2 2 (3.64%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) JCL
3 1 (1.82%) C
3 1 (1.82%) VB
3 1 (1.82%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) COBOL
3 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (25.45%) CCNP
2 14 (25.45%) CCNA
3 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (14.55%) MCSE
5 5 (9.09%) CCSE
5 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.27%) MCDST
7 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.64%) CCDP
8 2 (3.64%) MCP
8 2 (3.64%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.82%) CCVP
9 1 (1.82%) Degree
9 1 (1.82%) MCITP
9 1 (1.82%) CCIE
9 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.45%) ISA Server
3 3 (5.45%) NFS
4 2 (3.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (3.64%) Xen
5 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.82%) XenApp
5 1 (1.82%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) VMware
2 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.82%) Citrix
3 12 (21.82%) CheckPoint
4 9 (16.36%) HP
4 9 (16.36%) Dell
5 8 (14.55%) F5
6 7 (12.73%) EMC
7 5 (9.09%) Blue Coat
7 5 (9.09%) Infoblox
7 5 (9.09%) Imperva
7 5 (9.09%) McAfee
8 4 (7.27%) Juniper
8 4 (7.27%) Sophos
8 4 (7.27%) Panasonic
9 3 (5.45%) Altiris
9 3 (5.45%) Qualys
9 3 (5.45%) ScanSafe
9 3 (5.45%) Zeacom
9 3 (5.45%) Oracle
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