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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 40 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 22 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.29% 4.00% 4.93%
As % of the Vendors category 8.24% 7.82% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 9
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£257 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.10% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £313 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £342 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -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
267 294 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 52.05% 51.13% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 146 96
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £121 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 50 28
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -39.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.77 £36.25 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Harlow - 4 £259 - 1
Brentwood - 3 £275 - 2
Basildon -1 2 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.89%) LAN
2 13 (28.89%) ITIL
2 13 (28.89%) VMware
3 12 (26.67%) Windows
3 12 (26.67%) HP
4 10 (22.22%) WAN
5 9 (20.00%) NetApp
5 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
6 8 (17.78%) McAfee
7 7 (15.56%) Wireless
7 7 (15.56%) CCNA
7 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
8 6 (13.33%) Juniper
8 6 (13.33%) SQL
8 6 (13.33%) Firewall
8 6 (13.33%) Sophos
8 6 (13.33%) CCNP
8 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 6 (13.33%) IP Telephony
8 6 (13.33%) Cisco IPT
9 5 (11.11%) Brocade
9 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (11.11%) Project Management
9 5 (11.11%) Citrix
9 5 (11.11%) Telecoms

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.22%) Lync
5 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS Office
3 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.22%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) IaaS
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) LAN
2 10 (22.22%) WAN
3 7 (15.56%) Wireless
4 6 (13.33%) Firewall
4 6 (13.33%) IP Telephony
4 6 (13.33%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.89%) VPN
6 4 (8.89%) Extranet
6 4 (8.89%) MPLS
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (6.67%) RTP
7 3 (6.67%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.44%) DHCP
8 2 (4.44%) DNS
8 2 (4.44%) SSL
8 2 (4.44%) SAN
8 2 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (4.44%) IntruShield
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) MS Access
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
2 3 (6.67%) German Language
3 1 (2.22%) Billing
3 1 (2.22%) Local Government
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Project Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Network Support
4 3 (6.67%) Network Planner
4 3 (6.67%) Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.44%) Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Data Architect
5 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Data Centre Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) CSS
1 3 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) XMPP
3 1 (2.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (2.22%) jQuery
3 1 (2.22%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.22%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) UNIX
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) Project Management
3 4 (8.89%) Migration
3 4 (8.89%) Time Management
3 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (6.67%) Network Design
4 3 (6.67%) Change Control
4 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.67%) Information Security
5 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.44%) Service Management
5 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) SIEM
5 2 (4.44%) Cyber Security
6 1 (2.22%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) PHP
2 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
2 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
2 2 (4.44%) C#
2 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.22%) VBA
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) CCNA
3 6 (13.33%) CCNP
4 4 (8.89%) MCSE
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (8.89%) MCDST
5 3 (6.67%) Degree
5 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) CCIE
6 2 (4.44%) CISSP
6 2 (4.44%) CEH
7 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) CISM
7 1 (2.22%) CCVP
7 1 (2.22%) PMP
7 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.22%) ISEB
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.22%) Snort
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.44%) SCOM
2 2 (4.44%) Nessus
2 2 (4.44%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.22%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.22%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.89%) VMware
3 12 (26.67%) HP
4 9 (20.00%) NetApp
5 8 (17.78%) McAfee
6 6 (13.33%) Juniper
6 6 (13.33%) Sophos
7 5 (11.11%) Brocade
7 5 (11.11%) Citrix
7 5 (11.11%) Oracle
8 4 (8.89%) Dell
8 4 (8.89%) Panasonic
8 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.67%) Riverbed
9 3 (6.67%) F5
10 2 (4.44%) Business Objects
10 2 (4.44%) Cognos
10 2 (4.44%) IBM
10 2 (4.44%) NetIQ
10 2 (4.44%) Symantec
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