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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 27 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 11 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.31% 4.88% 6.08%
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% 9.71% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £272 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £391 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.55% -10.00%
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
110 103 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 43.14% 50.24% 49.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 54 97
Average daily rate £450 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -27.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.07 £16.10 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.30 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Dartford - 2 £450 -
Maidstone - 1 £225 -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (79.17%) Firewall
2 17 (70.83%) LAN
2 17 (70.83%) WAN
3 15 (62.50%) ITIL
4 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (45.83%) CCNP
6 8 (33.33%) SLA
6 8 (33.33%) CCDP
6 8 (33.33%) Windows
7 7 (29.17%) Firmware
7 7 (29.17%) VMware
7 7 (29.17%) Network Management
8 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
9 5 (20.83%) Citrix
9 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
9 5 (20.83%) CCVP
10 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (12.50%) Juniper
11 3 (12.50%) SAN
11 3 (12.50%) MPLS
11 3 (12.50%) CCNA
11 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
11 3 (12.50%) Finance
11 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (12.50%) F5
11 3 (12.50%) Change Control
11 3 (12.50%) vSphere
11 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.17%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
1 1 (4.17%) Symantec.cloud
1 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) Firewall
2 17 (70.83%) LAN
2 17 (70.83%) WAN
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (12.50%) SAN
4 3 (12.50%) MPLS
5 2 (8.33%) IP Telephony
5 2 (8.33%) VPN
5 2 (8.33%) OSPF
5 2 (8.33%) BGP
6 1 (4.17%) DNS
6 1 (4.17%) DHCP
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.17%) Wireless
6 1 (4.17%) NAS
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Network Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Network Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Network Support
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Technical Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Exchange Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Messaging Consultant
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Network Management
3 3 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (8.33%) System Testing
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (45.83%) CCNP
3 8 (33.33%) CCDP
4 5 (20.83%) CCVP
5 3 (12.50%) CCNA
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (8.33%) MCSE
7 1 (4.17%) CCDA
7 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Firmware
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) vSphere
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
3 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.17%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (4.17%) WSUS
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) VMware
2 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (20.83%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) Juniper
4 3 (12.50%) F5
5 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Clearswift
6 1 (4.17%) McAfee
6 1 (4.17%) CommVault
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.17%) BT
6 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.17%) MobileIron