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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 18 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 20 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.67% 5.90% 8.96%
As % of the Vendors category 11.76% 12.32% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 6
Average daily rate
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£410 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £270 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.88% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
170 138 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 56.67% 47.92% 42.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 72 61
Average daily rate £395 £405 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% +24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 37
Average hourly rate £20.67 £11.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.90% -42.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £9.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £21.00 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Maidstone -1 2 £405 - 4
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £450 -
West Malling - - - - 2
Sevenoaks - - - -
Dartford - - - - 1
Dover - - - -
Faversham - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Firewall
3 17 (51.52%) VMware
4 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (48.48%) MS Exchange
4 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
4 16 (48.48%) CheckPoint
5 15 (45.45%) CCNA
6 14 (42.42%) LAN
7 13 (39.39%) WAN
7 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (33.33%) Citrix
8 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (30.30%) vSphere
9 10 (30.30%) CCNP
9 10 (30.30%) ITIL
10 9 (27.27%) MCSE
10 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 9 (27.27%) OSPF
10 9 (27.27%) Advertising
10 9 (27.27%) XenApp
11 8 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (24.24%) BGP
12 7 (21.21%) MPLS
12 7 (21.21%) DNS
12 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
13 6 (18.18%) MS Office

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 16 (48.48%) MS Exchange
2 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (6.06%) IIS
7 1 (3.03%) JBoss
7 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.03%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) Firewall
2 14 (42.42%) LAN
3 13 (39.39%) WAN
4 9 (27.27%) OSPF
5 8 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (24.24%) BGP
6 7 (21.21%) MPLS
6 7 (21.21%) DNS
6 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
7 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (9.09%) Network Security
8 3 (9.09%) DHCP
8 3 (9.09%) SAN
9 2 (6.06%) VPN
9 2 (6.06%) BIG-IP
9 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
9 2 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (3.03%) Junos
10 1 (3.03%) NAS
10 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) WebLOAD
General
1 9 (27.27%) Advertising
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Games
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Network Support
4 3 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Support
5 2 (6.06%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (3.03%) IT Support
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.06%) Linux
8 1 (3.03%) CentOS
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.03%) Solaris
8 1 (3.03%) OS/400
8 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Change Management
3 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (9.09%) Change Control
3 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.06%) BCP
4 2 (6.06%) Network Design
4 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.06%) Information Security
4 2 (6.06%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.03%) Information Governance
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.03%) CRM
5 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Ruby
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) Perl
1 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (45.45%) CCNA
3 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (30.30%) CCNP
5 9 (27.27%) MCSE
6 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (9.09%) MCITP
8 2 (6.06%) CISSP
8 2 (6.06%) CISA
8 2 (6.06%) CISM
8 2 (6.06%) CRISC
9 1 (3.03%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS
2 3 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 10 (30.30%) vSphere
3 9 (27.27%) XenApp
4 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (18.18%) XenDesktop
5 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
6 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
7 1 (3.03%) Xen
7 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) Foglight
3 1 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) VMware
2 16 (48.48%) CheckPoint
3 11 (33.33%) Citrix
4 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.18%) F5
6 5 (15.15%) SolarWinds
7 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat
7 3 (9.09%) Avaya
7 3 (9.09%) Juniper
8 2 (6.06%) CA
8 2 (6.06%) CommVault
9 1 (3.03%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.03%) TippingPoint
9 1 (3.03%) Adobe
9 1 (3.03%) McAfee
9 1 (3.03%) HP
9 1 (3.03%) Nokia
9 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.03%) Apple
Kent
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago