The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Essex region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 29 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 26 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.36% 8.57% 6.54%
As % of the Vendors category 10.16% 17.89% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 23
Average daily rate
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£390 £345 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £131 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
- +12.16%
Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
256 218 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 52.78% 47.91% 54.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 78 140
Average daily rate £400 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £156 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 50 32
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Cisco
East of England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Colchester -6 7 £390 -5.45%
Basildon -2 2 - - 4
Brentwood -3 1 - - 1
Chelmsford -3 1 £180 +89.47%
Harwich - - - -
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 29 (53.70%) Firewall
2 27 (50.00%) VMware
3 24 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (40.74%) Windows
5 18 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (31.48%) DNS
7 16 (29.63%) CCNP
8 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 14 (25.93%) Citrix
9 14 (25.93%) DHCP
9 14 (25.93%) CheckPoint
10 13 (24.07%) CCNA
11 12 (22.22%) Linux
11 12 (22.22%) Network Security
11 12 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (20.37%) ITIL
12 11 (20.37%) SAN
13 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
14 9 (16.67%) BGP
14 9 (16.67%) LAN
14 9 (16.67%) WAN
15 8 (14.81%) VPN
15 8 (14.81%) HP
15 8 (14.81%) OSPF
15 8 (14.81%) Migration
15 8 (14.81%) F5
16 7 (12.96%) Fat Client
16 7 (12.96%) Thin Client
16 7 (12.96%) Dell

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.85%) SAS
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.85%) Lync
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Summit
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (53.70%) Firewall
2 18 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (31.48%) DNS
4 14 (25.93%) DHCP
5 12 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (22.22%) Network Security
6 11 (20.37%) SAN
7 9 (16.67%) LAN
7 9 (16.67%) WAN
7 9 (16.67%) BGP
8 8 (14.81%) VPN
8 8 (14.81%) OSPF
9 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
10 5 (9.26%) SSL
10 5 (9.26%) IP Telephony
10 5 (9.26%) BIG-IP
10 5 (9.26%) iSCSI
10 5 (9.26%) DMVPN
10 5 (9.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (9.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) DB2
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Lombardi
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Billing
3 1 (1.85%) Automotive
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Network Specialist
4 5 (9.26%) Network Security Specialist
4 5 (9.26%) Security Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Security Specialist
4 5 (9.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Network Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Operations Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Network Support
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) IT Operations Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Project Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) J2EE
2 1 (1.85%) CSS
2 1 (1.85%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.85%) XMPP
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Thin Client
1 7 (12.96%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.56%) Open Source
3 2 (3.70%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.74%) Windows
2 12 (22.22%) Linux
3 6 (11.11%) UNIX
3 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) AIX
6 1 (1.85%) HPUX
6 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) Migration
3 5 (9.26%) Information Security
3 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
4 4 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (7.41%) Information Governance
5 3 (5.56%) Network Management
5 3 (5.56%) Time Management
5 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.70%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.70%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (1.85%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.85%) SIEM
7 1 (1.85%) Change Control
7 1 (1.85%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.85%) Image Processing
7 1 (1.85%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
1 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.85%) JCL
2 1 (1.85%) C
2 1 (1.85%) C#
2 1 (1.85%) COBOL
2 1 (1.85%) Java
2 1 (1.85%) PHP
2 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.85%) VB
2 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (29.63%) CCNP
3 13 (24.07%) CCNA
4 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (12.96%) MCSE
5 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 5 (9.26%) CCSE
7 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.56%) CCVP
9 2 (3.70%) MCP
9 2 (3.70%) MCDST
9 2 (3.70%) CCIE
9 2 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (3.70%) CCDP
10 1 (1.85%) CCA
10 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.85%) MCTS
10 1 (1.85%) MCITP
10 1 (1.85%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
1 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.41%) ISA Server
4 3 (5.56%) NFS
5 2 (3.70%) Xen
5 2 (3.70%) XenApp
5 2 (3.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.85%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.56%) SCCM
3 2 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) VMware
2 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.93%) Citrix
3 14 (25.93%) CheckPoint
4 8 (14.81%) HP
4 8 (14.81%) F5
5 7 (12.96%) Dell
5 7 (12.96%) EMC
6 5 (9.26%) Infoblox
6 5 (9.26%) Imperva
6 5 (9.26%) Blue Coat
7 4 (7.41%) Qualys
7 4 (7.41%) McAfee
7 4 (7.41%) ScanSafe
8 3 (5.56%) Zeacom
8 3 (5.56%) Altiris
8 3 (5.56%) Juniper
9 2 (3.70%) NetApp
9 2 (3.70%) Oracle
9 2 (3.70%) Sophos
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