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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 33 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 12 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.33% 4.92% 5.04%
As % of the Vendors category 10.62% 9.45% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 8
Average daily rate
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£438 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £243 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £360 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.04%
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
113 127 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.79% 52.05% 57.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 73 94
Average daily rate £450 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £32.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.38% +101.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Chatham - 2 £475 -
Sevenoaks - 2 £175 - 1
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 20 (76.92%) Firewall
2 17 (65.38%) LAN
2 17 (65.38%) WAN
3 15 (57.69%) ITIL
4 12 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (42.31%) Windows
5 11 (42.31%) VMware
6 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
7 9 (34.62%) CCNP
7 9 (34.62%) Citrix
8 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
8 8 (30.77%) vSphere
9 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (26.92%) SLA
9 7 (26.92%) CCNA
9 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
10 6 (23.08%) Finance
10 6 (23.08%) F5
11 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (19.23%) XenApp
11 5 (19.23%) SolarWinds
12 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
12 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (15.38%) Network Management
12 4 (15.38%) Change Control
12 4 (15.38%) Wireless
12 4 (15.38%) CCVP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) Firewall
2 17 (65.38%) LAN
2 17 (65.38%) WAN
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (15.38%) MPLS
4 4 (15.38%) OSPF
4 4 (15.38%) BGP
4 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 4 (15.38%) Wireless
5 3 (11.54%) SAN
6 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
6 2 (7.69%) BIG-IP
6 2 (7.69%) VPN
6 2 (7.69%) Network Security
6 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
6 2 (7.69%) NAS
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (3.85%) Multicast
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Network Engineer
1 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Network Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Network Support
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Network Management
2 4 (15.38%) Change Control
3 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.69%) SIEM
4 2 (7.69%) System Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Security
5 1 (3.85%) Security Management
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security
5 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (34.62%) CCNP
3 7 (26.92%) CCNA
4 4 (15.38%) CCDP
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (15.38%) CCVP
4 4 (15.38%) MCSE
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) CCSE
6 1 (3.85%) PMP
6 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.85%) CISM
6 1 (3.85%) CCSA
6 1 (3.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) vSphere
2 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
3 5 (19.23%) XenApp
4 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 4 (15.38%) Firmware
5 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (7.69%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (7.69%) Foglight
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) Nessus
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 9 (34.62%) Citrix
4 6 (23.08%) F5
5 5 (19.23%) SolarWinds
6 4 (15.38%) Juniper
7 3 (11.54%) HP
8 2 (7.69%) Aruba
8 2 (7.69%) Splunk
9 1 (3.85%) LogLogic
9 1 (3.85%) LogRhythm
9 1 (3.85%) Lancope
9 1 (3.85%) Tufin
9 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
9 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
9 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.85%) NetScout
9 1 (3.85%) TippingPoint
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