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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 27 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 16 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.33% 7.99% 6.77%
As % of the Vendors category 10.96% 17.04% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -6.66%
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
146 135 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 48.67% 46.88% 45.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 83 58
Average daily rate £350 £356 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £513 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £8.50 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £21.80 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 August 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 August 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 - 4 £350 - 1
Dartford - - - -
Dover - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - - 1
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Firewall
3 14 (56.00%) LAN
3 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (52.00%) WAN
4 13 (52.00%) CCNA
4 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (52.00%) VMware
5 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
5 11 (44.00%) CCNP
5 11 (44.00%) CheckPoint
6 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (36.00%) DNS
8 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (32.00%) Citrix
8 8 (32.00%) Advertising
9 7 (28.00%) vSphere
9 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (24.00%) OSPF
10 6 (24.00%) XenApp
10 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (24.00%) Change Management
11 5 (20.00%) Finance
11 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (20.00%) BGP
11 5 (20.00%) MS Office

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (44.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (12.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (4.00%) Apache
6 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.00%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) Firewall
2 14 (56.00%) LAN
3 13 (52.00%) WAN
4 9 (36.00%) DNS
5 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (24.00%) OSPF
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (20.00%) BGP
8 4 (16.00%) DHCP
8 4 (16.00%) MPLS
9 2 (8.00%) VPN
9 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
9 2 (8.00%) Wireless
10 1 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (4.00%) VLAN
10 1 (4.00%) Network Security
10 1 (4.00%) HTTP
10 1 (4.00%) RIP
10 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 8 (32.00%) Advertising
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Games
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Network Support
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Support
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Junior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Network Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.00%) CentOS
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.00%) OS/400
6 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Change Management
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Network Design
3 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.00%) Information Security
4 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (4.00%) Change Control
4 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.00%) ERP
4 1 (4.00%) SOA
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) BCP
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Ruby
1 1 (4.00%) Python
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (52.00%) CCNA
3 11 (44.00%) CCNP
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (20.00%) MCSE
6 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (4.00%) CCVP
7 1 (4.00%) MCITP
7 1 (4.00%) CRISC
7 1 (4.00%) CISA
7 1 (4.00%) CISM
7 1 (4.00%) CCIE
7 1 (4.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) vSphere
3 6 (24.00%) XenApp
4 4 (16.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (32.00%) Citrix
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (12.00%) Avaya
7 2 (8.00%) CA
8 1 (4.00%) F5
8 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.00%) JBoss
8 1 (4.00%) HP
8 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.00%) Apple
8 1 (4.00%) Juniper
8 1 (4.00%) Adobe
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