The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Kent region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 22 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.11% 7.23% 6.02%
As % of the Vendors category 12.84% 14.62% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 13
Average daily rate £385 £290 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.75% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £363 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-12.19% -4.65%
Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
109 171 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 47.60% 49.42% 50.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 91 93
Average daily rate £388 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £184 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £54.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Cisco
South East

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 16 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - - - -
Dover - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 2
Sevenoaks - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (39.13%) Windows
1 9 (39.13%) WAN
2 8 (34.78%) LAN
3 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
3 7 (30.43%) Firewall
3 7 (30.43%) VMware
4 6 (26.09%) Wireless
4 6 (26.09%) Citrix
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) CCNA
5 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (17.39%) SAN
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (17.39%) CCNP
6 4 (17.39%) HP
6 4 (17.39%) SLA
7 3 (13.04%) VoIP
7 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 3 (13.04%) MS Office
7 3 (13.04%) Change Management
7 3 (13.04%) Change Control
7 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
7 3 (13.04%) vSphere
7 3 (13.04%) Mitel
8 2 (8.70%) Advertising

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) WAN
2 8 (34.78%) LAN
3 7 (30.43%) Firewall
4 6 (26.09%) Wireless
5 4 (17.39%) SAN
6 3 (13.04%) VoIP
6 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
7 2 (8.70%) NAS
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (8.70%) OSPF
7 2 (8.70%) VPN
7 2 (8.70%) PBX
7 2 (8.70%) DNS
8 1 (4.35%) SMTP
8 1 (4.35%) BGP
8 1 (4.35%) MPLS
8 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Network Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Network Support
5 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) VoIP Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Technical Manager
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Change Management
1 3 (13.04%) Change Control
2 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
2 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (8.70%) Project Management
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) C++
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VB
2 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (26.09%) CCNA
2 4 (17.39%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) HNC
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CCVP
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) vSphere
4 2 (8.70%) DFS Replication
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) OpenView
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
1 7 (30.43%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) Citrix
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
4 3 (13.04%) Mitel
5 1 (4.35%) Macromedia
5 1 (4.35%) Sun
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) ProCurve