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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 27 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 17 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.54% 7.96% 6.95%
As % of the Vendors category 10.83% 17.16% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -63.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -3.37%
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
157 134 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 51.14% 46.37% 44.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 78 58
Average daily rate £350 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £152 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £509 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 16
Average hourly rate £26.28 £11.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.86% -64.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £9.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £20.00 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £350 -
Maidstone 0 1 £400 - 2
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Dover - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Firewall
3 15 (55.56%) LAN
3 15 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (51.85%) CCNA
4 14 (51.85%) WAN
4 14 (51.85%) VMware
5 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
5 13 (48.15%) CheckPoint
6 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
6 11 (40.74%) CCNP
6 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (33.33%) Advertising
7 9 (33.33%) DNS
8 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
8 8 (29.63%) Citrix
9 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (25.93%) OSPF
9 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (25.93%) vSphere
9 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (22.22%) XenApp
10 6 (22.22%) Change Management
10 6 (22.22%) BGP
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 5 (18.52%) MCSE
11 5 (18.52%) MS Office
11 5 (18.52%) ITIL
11 5 (18.52%) Finance

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 (40.74%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (7.41%) IIS
7 1 (3.70%) Apache
7 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) Firewall
2 15 (55.56%) LAN
3 14 (51.85%) WAN
4 9 (33.33%) DNS
5 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
6 7 (25.93%) OSPF
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (22.22%) BGP
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (14.81%) MPLS
9 4 (14.81%) DHCP
10 2 (7.41%) VPN
10 2 (7.41%) Network Security
10 2 (7.41%) Wireless
10 2 (7.41%) IP Telephony
11 1 (3.70%) VLAN
11 1 (3.70%) DMZ
11 1 (3.70%) Internet
11 1 (3.70%) HTTP
11 1 (3.70%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) WebLOAD
General
1 9 (33.33%) Advertising
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Games
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Network Support
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Support
7 1 (3.70%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Avaya Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.41%) Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.70%) CentOS
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.70%) OS/400
7 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Change Management
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
3 2 (7.41%) Information Security
3 2 (7.41%) Network Design
3 2 (7.41%) BCP
3 2 (7.41%) Change Control
3 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.70%) Information Governance
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.70%) ERP
4 1 (3.70%) SOA
4 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) Perl
1 1 (3.70%) Python
1 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (51.85%) CCNA
3 11 (40.74%) CCNP
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (18.52%) MCSE
6 4 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (7.41%) CRISC
7 2 (7.41%) CISSP
7 2 (7.41%) CISA
7 2 (7.41%) CISM
8 1 (3.70%) CCVP
8 1 (3.70%) CCIE
8 1 (3.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) vSphere
3 6 (22.22%) XenApp
4 4 (14.81%) XenDesktop
4 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (11.11%) Terminal Services
6 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) VMware
2 13 (48.15%) CheckPoint
3 8 (29.63%) Citrix
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
6 3 (11.11%) Avaya
7 2 (7.41%) Juniper
7 2 (7.41%) CA
7 2 (7.41%) F5
8 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.70%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.70%) Apple
8 1 (3.70%) Adobe
8 1 (3.70%) HP
8 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Kent
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Rate: £270 to £300 per day
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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