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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 33 48 16
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -32
Contract jobs citing Cisco 18 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.20% 2.53% 7.02%
As % of the Vendors category 9.23% 5.52% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 14
Average daily rate
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£257 £438 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.29% +136.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £353 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £475 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.42% -11.83%
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
195 308 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 45.45% 45.90% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 168 70
Average daily rate £375 £401 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +66.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £164 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £511 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 38
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £28.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.59 £22.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £36.62 £36.10
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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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
Harlow - 4 £259 -
Basildon - 2 £225 -
Colchester +2 1 £425 +6.25%
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £105 -
Dunmow - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Chelmsford - - - - 2
Harwich - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Rayleigh - - - - 1
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) VMware
3 12 (33.33%) HP
3 12 (33.33%) ITIL
3 12 (33.33%) LAN
4 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
4 10 (27.78%) Windows
5 9 (25.00%) WAN
5 9 (25.00%) NetApp
5 9 (25.00%) IP Telephony
5 9 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
6 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (22.22%) McAfee
6 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (19.44%) CCNP
7 7 (19.44%) Firewall
7 7 (19.44%) Wireless
8 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (13.89%) SolarWinds
9 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
9 5 (13.89%) F5
9 5 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
9 5 (13.89%) CCNA
9 5 (13.89%) Sophos
10 4 (11.11%) MPLS
10 4 (11.11%) Citrix

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
3 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.78%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
1 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) LAN
2 9 (25.00%) WAN
2 9 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 9 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
3 7 (19.44%) Wireless
3 7 (19.44%) Firewall
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (11.11%) DHCP
5 4 (11.11%) DNS
5 4 (11.11%) MPLS
6 3 (8.33%) Extranet
6 3 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (8.33%) IntruShield
6 3 (8.33%) SSL
6 3 (8.33%) SAN
7 2 (5.56%) Internet
7 2 (5.56%) BGP
7 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.78%) MS Access
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) German Language
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Desktop Support
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) IT Technician
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (5.56%) Data Centre Architect
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support
5 2 (5.56%) Network Planner
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) CSS
1 1 (2.78%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
1 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.78%) Handset
1 1 (2.78%) PKI
1 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (8.33%) Cyber Security
3 3 (8.33%) Project Management
3 3 (8.33%) Information Security
3 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.33%) Time Management
3 3 (8.33%) SIEM
4 2 (5.56%) Network Design
4 2 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.78%) Data Privacy
5 1 (2.78%) Line Management
5 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) VBA
2 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (19.44%) CCNP
3 5 (13.89%) CCNA
3 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (8.33%) MCSE
4 3 (8.33%) MCDST
5 2 (5.56%) Degree
5 2 (5.56%) CCIE
5 2 (5.56%) CISSP
5 2 (5.56%) CEH
6 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) PMP
6 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.78%) CISM
6 1 (2.78%) CCSE
6 1 (2.78%) CCDP
6 1 (2.78%) ISEB
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) Snort
3 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Nessus
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) SCOM
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (5.56%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.78%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) VMware
3 12 (33.33%) HP
4 9 (25.00%) NetApp
5 8 (22.22%) McAfee
6 5 (13.89%) Sophos
6 5 (13.89%) SolarWinds
6 5 (13.89%) F5
7 4 (11.11%) Citrix
8 3 (8.33%) Juniper
8 3 (8.33%) Dell
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle
8 3 (8.33%) IBM
8 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 3 (8.33%) NetIQ
8 3 (8.33%) Symantec
8 3 (8.33%) Splunk
8 3 (8.33%) ArcSight
8 3 (8.33%) Rapid7
8 3 (8.33%) Sourcefire