The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 28 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 13 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.81% 5.44% 8.16%
As % of the Vendors category 8.84% 14.13% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £263 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +64.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.22% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -14.28%
Cisco
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
147 92 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 54.44% 38.49% 56.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 42 98
Average daily rate £400 £295 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% +47.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £518 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 14
Average hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.91 £22.50 £26.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Kent region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Kent region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Maidstone +3 3 £305 - 1
Sevenoaks - - - - 1
Sittingbourne - - - - 1
Stansted - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Whitstable - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Faversham - - - -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 21 (63.64%) Firewall
2 19 (57.58%) ITIL
3 17 (51.52%) Windows
3 17 (51.52%) LAN
3 17 (51.52%) WAN
3 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (36.36%) VMware
5 11 (33.33%) CCNP
5 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 11 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (27.27%) SLA
7 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (24.24%) CCNA
8 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
9 7 (21.21%) Citrix
9 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
9 7 (21.21%) CCDP
9 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (21.21%) Advertising
9 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (21.21%) F5
10 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (18.18%) Network Management
10 6 (18.18%) Firmware
10 6 (18.18%) MCSE
11 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
11 5 (15.15%) SAN
11 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (15.15%) OSPF

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (6.06%) IIS
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (63.64%) Firewall
2 17 (51.52%) LAN
2 17 (51.52%) WAN
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (15.15%) SAN
4 5 (15.15%) OSPF
5 4 (12.12%) Network Security
5 4 (12.12%) MPLS
5 4 (12.12%) BGP
5 4 (12.12%) VPN
5 4 (12.12%) DNS
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.06%) BIG-IP
7 2 (6.06%) DHCP
8 1 (3.03%) RIP
8 1 (3.03%) Wireless
8 1 (3.03%) NetScreen
8 1 (3.03%) VLAN
General
1 7 (21.21%) Advertising
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Network Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Network Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (9.09%) Security Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.06%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Network Management
3 3 (9.09%) Change Control
3 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 3 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (6.06%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.06%) System Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.06%) Information Security
4 2 (6.06%) Network Design
4 2 (6.06%) BCP
4 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.03%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.03%) Information Governance
5 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) SOA
5 1 (3.03%) CRM
5 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (33.33%) CCNP
3 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (24.24%) CCNA
5 7 (21.21%) CCDP
6 6 (18.18%) MCSE
7 4 (12.12%) CCVP
8 2 (6.06%) MCITP
8 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (6.06%) CISA
8 2 (6.06%) CISM
8 2 (6.06%) CISSP
8 2 (6.06%) CRISC
9 1 (3.03%) CCIE
9 1 (3.03%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) SLA
2 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.18%) Firmware
3 5 (15.15%) vSphere
4 4 (12.12%) XenApp
5 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
6 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
7 1 (3.03%) Xen
7 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) Foglight
3 1 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) VMware
2 11 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 7 (21.21%) Citrix
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.21%) F5
4 4 (12.12%) SolarWinds
4 4 (12.12%) Blue Coat
4 4 (12.12%) Juniper
5 3 (9.09%) CommVault
6 2 (6.06%) McAfee
6 2 (6.06%) CA
7 1 (3.03%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) BT
7 1 (3.03%) Clearswift
7 1 (3.03%) Nokia
7 1 (3.03%) Symantec
7 1 (3.03%) TippingPoint
7 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
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