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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 46 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 18 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.34% 3.61% 4.79%
As % of the Vendors category 6.69% 6.75% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £288 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
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
269 311 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 49.91% 53.44% 48.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 151 95
Average daily rate £380 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £125 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 68 31
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.09 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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
Brentwood - 4 £225 - 1
Basildon +2 2 - - 1
Colchester -7 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - - 1
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) LAN
2 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
3 14 (34.15%) ITIL
4 12 (29.27%) WAN
5 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (24.39%) Firewall
7 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
7 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
8 8 (19.51%) CCNA
8 8 (19.51%) VMware
9 7 (17.07%) CCNP
9 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
9 7 (17.07%) HP
10 6 (14.63%) Citrix
10 6 (14.63%) MS Office
10 6 (14.63%) Oracle
10 6 (14.63%) McAfee
10 6 (14.63%) Sophos
10 6 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
11 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (12.20%) Brocade
11 5 (12.20%) Project Management
11 5 (12.20%) Juniper
11 5 (12.20%) SQL
11 5 (12.20%) MCSE
11 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
12 4 (9.76%) VPN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.44%) Lync
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.63%) MS Office
3 4 (9.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.44%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Summit
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
1 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) LAN
2 12 (29.27%) WAN
3 10 (24.39%) Firewall
4 6 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
6 4 (9.76%) VPN
6 4 (9.76%) Extranet
6 4 (9.76%) MPLS
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (7.32%) RTP
7 3 (7.32%) SAN
7 3 (7.32%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.88%) DNS
8 2 (4.88%) SSL
8 2 (4.88%) DHCP
8 2 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (4.88%) IntruShield
8 2 (4.88%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (4.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) MS Access
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) DB2
2 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Lombardi
1 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) German Language
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Billing
3 1 (2.44%) Local Government
3 1 (2.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Network Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support
4 4 (9.76%) Security Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Project Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Network Support
5 3 (7.32%) Network Planner
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Data Architect
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) CSS
1 3 (7.32%) HTML
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) jQuery
2 1 (2.44%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (2.44%) XMPP
2 1 (2.44%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) PKI
2 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) Handset
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.76%) Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.88%) UNIX
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.44%) SUSE
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Project Management
3 4 (9.76%) Migration
3 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
3 4 (9.76%) Time Management
3 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (7.32%) Change Control
4 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
4 3 (7.32%) Network Design
4 3 (7.32%) Information Security
5 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.88%) Service Management
5 2 (4.88%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Cyber Security
5 2 (4.88%) SIEM
6 1 (2.44%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.44%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) PHP
2 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.88%) C#
2 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
2 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
2 2 (4.88%) VBA
2 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.44%) JCL
3 1 (2.44%) COBOL
3 1 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
3 8 (19.51%) CCNA
4 7 (17.07%) CCNP
5 5 (12.20%) MCSE
5 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.76%) MCDST
7 3 (7.32%) Degree
7 3 (7.32%) CCIE
8 2 (4.88%) CCDP
9 1 (2.44%) MCITP
9 1 (2.44%) CEH
9 1 (2.44%) CCVP
9 1 (2.44%) CISM
9 1 (2.44%) MCP
9 1 (2.44%) CISSP
9 1 (2.44%) PMP
9 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.44%) Snort
4 1 (2.44%) RACF
4 1 (2.44%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.88%) Nessus
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.44%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) VMware
3 7 (17.07%) HP
4 6 (14.63%) Citrix
4 6 (14.63%) Oracle
4 6 (14.63%) McAfee
4 6 (14.63%) Sophos
5 5 (12.20%) Brocade
5 5 (12.20%) Juniper
6 4 (9.76%) Dell
6 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
6 4 (9.76%) Panasonic
7 3 (7.32%) F5
7 3 (7.32%) Riverbed
7 3 (7.32%) Qualys
7 3 (7.32%) IBM
8 2 (4.88%) Business Objects
8 2 (4.88%) Cognos
8 2 (4.88%) NetIQ
8 2 (4.88%) Symantec