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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 39 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 22 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.53% 7.80% 6.06%
As % of the Vendors category 9.73% 17.04% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £268 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.84% -21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £158 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £466 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £337 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.85% +3.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.12 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -22.00%
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
226 223 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 46.50% 45.79% 51.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 69 118
Average daily rate £400 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £155 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 34
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -39.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £9.37 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.90 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +1 5 - - 1
Harlow - 2 £350 -
Chelmsford -2 1 £180 +89.47% 1
Colchester -7 1 - - 2
Brentwood - 1 £175 - 3
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Harwich - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 23 (46.00%) Windows
2 20 (40.00%) Firewall
3 17 (34.00%) VMware
3 17 (34.00%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (30.00%) ITIL
5 14 (28.00%) LAN
5 14 (28.00%) WAN
6 11 (22.00%) CCNP
6 11 (22.00%) CCNA
6 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
7 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (20.00%) Citrix
7 10 (20.00%) DNS
7 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 9 (18.00%) Linux
8 9 (18.00%) DHCP
8 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
8 9 (18.00%) CheckPoint
9 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
10 7 (14.00%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (14.00%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (14.00%) Network Security
10 7 (14.00%) VPN
10 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (14.00%) MCSE
11 6 (12.00%) MS Office
11 6 (12.00%) Dell
11 6 (12.00%) Finance

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (6.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.00%) SAS
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.00%) Lync
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.00%) MS Office
3 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Summit
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.00%) Firewall
2 14 (28.00%) WAN
2 14 (28.00%) LAN
3 10 (20.00%) DNS
3 10 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (18.00%) DHCP
5 7 (14.00%) VPN
5 7 (14.00%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (14.00%) Network Security
6 6 (12.00%) SAN
6 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (8.00%) MPLS
7 4 (8.00%) OSPF
7 4 (8.00%) BGP
8 3 (6.00%) RTP
8 3 (6.00%) NetScreen
8 3 (6.00%) Ethernet
8 3 (6.00%) IP Telephony
8 3 (6.00%) BIG-IP
8 3 (6.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) DB2
3 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.00%) MS Access
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.00%) Lombardi
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.00%) German Language
4 2 (4.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Billing
5 1 (2.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (8.00%) Project Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Network Support
4 3 (6.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) Network Consultant
4 3 (6.00%) Consultant
4 3 (6.00%) Network Security Specialist
4 3 (6.00%) Security Specialist
4 3 (6.00%) Network Specialist
4 3 (6.00%) Network Planner
5 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (2.00%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) CSS
1 3 (6.00%) HTML
1 3 (6.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) J2EE
2 1 (2.00%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.00%) XMPP
2 1 (2.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (2.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (6.00%) PKI
1 3 (6.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.00%) Open Source
2 1 (2.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) Linux
3 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.00%) UNIX
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.00%) SUSE
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.00%) AIX
7 1 (2.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) ITIL
2 5 (10.00%) Time Management
3 4 (8.00%) Change Control
3 4 (8.00%) Project Management
3 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.00%) Migration
4 3 (6.00%) Information Security
4 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (6.00%) Network Design
4 3 (6.00%) Information Governance
4 3 (6.00%) Line Management
4 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
1 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (4.00%) VBA
2 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (4.00%) PHP
2 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (2.00%) COBOL
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.00%) VB
3 1 (2.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (22.00%) CCNP
2 11 (22.00%) CCNA
2 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (14.00%) MCSE
4 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.00%) MCDST
6 3 (6.00%) Degree
6 3 (6.00%) CCIE
6 3 (6.00%) CCSE
7 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.00%) MCP
7 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.00%) CCDP
8 1 (2.00%) CISSP
8 1 (2.00%) CISM
8 1 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.00%) CCVP
8 1 (2.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.00%) ISA Server
4 2 (4.00%) Xen
4 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (2.00%) NFS
5 1 (2.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) VMware
2 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.00%) Citrix
4 9 (18.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (12.00%) Sophos
5 6 (12.00%) Dell
6 5 (10.00%) HP
6 5 (10.00%) Juniper
7 4 (8.00%) EMC
7 4 (8.00%) Oracle
7 4 (8.00%) Panasonic
7 4 (8.00%) F5
7 4 (8.00%) McAfee
8 3 (6.00%) ScanSafe
8 3 (6.00%) Riverbed
8 3 (6.00%) Infoblox
8 3 (6.00%) Imperva
8 3 (6.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (6.00%) Brocade
8 3 (6.00%) Qualys
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