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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 29 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.65% 3.99% 5.21%
As % of the Vendors category 11.29% 7.38% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 4
Average daily rate £200 £450 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £305 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £450 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
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
124 149 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 41.20% 53.99% 35.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 95 35
Average daily rate £338 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 9
Average hourly rate £11.46 £11.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% -25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.91 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 - 6 £200 -
Canterbury - 1 £201 - 1
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (60.00%) MPLS
2 11 (55.00%) Firewall
3 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (50.00%) Juniper
4 9 (45.00%) Avaya
5 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (40.00%) Broadband
6 7 (35.00%) VoIP
7 6 (30.00%) WAN
7 6 (30.00%) LAN
7 6 (30.00%) PSTN
7 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (30.00%) SolarWinds
8 5 (25.00%) CCNA
9 4 (20.00%) HP
9 4 (20.00%) CCNP
9 4 (20.00%) Nortel
9 4 (20.00%) DHCP
9 4 (20.00%) WLAN
9 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (20.00%) DNS
9 4 (20.00%) BGP
9 4 (20.00%) Wireless
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 3 (15.00%) Verint
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (15.00%) F5
10 3 (15.00%) Cisco UCCX

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) MPLS
2 11 (55.00%) Firewall
3 8 (40.00%) Broadband
4 7 (35.00%) VoIP
5 6 (30.00%) LAN
5 6 (30.00%) PSTN
5 6 (30.00%) WAN
6 4 (20.00%) BGP
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (20.00%) DHCP
6 4 (20.00%) DNS
6 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (20.00%) Wireless
6 4 (20.00%) WLAN
7 3 (15.00%) DMZ
7 3 (15.00%) Internet
7 3 (15.00%) Network Security
7 3 (15.00%) OSPF
8 2 (10.00%) BIG-IP
8 2 (10.00%) VLAN
General
1 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Support Technician
3 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Support
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Network Support
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Support Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) Software Licensing
1 2 (10.00%) Workforce Management Optimization
2 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (5.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (10.00%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (5.00%) MCSE
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (10.00%) XenApp
2 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) DFS Replication
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (15.00%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (5.00%) Foglight
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Juniper
2 9 (45.00%) Avaya
3 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (30.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) Nortel
5 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) F5
5 3 (15.00%) Verint
5 3 (15.00%) VMware
6 2 (10.00%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.00%) Dell
7 1 (5.00%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (5.00%) Meraki
7 1 (5.00%) SAP
Canterbury, Kent
People Source Consulting
Rate: £200.00 - £201.00 per day + + overtime/expenses
Posted: 6 days ago